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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Hawaii Kai Home in the Community of Laulima

East Honolulu – Hawaii Kai Home Close to Sandy Beach An attractive and spacious 3-bedroom plus den home, just around the corner from beautiful Sandy Beach. It is very clean and well maintained. This Hawaii Kai home, with a large … Continue reading

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How to Calm Your Nerves Before Buying a New Home

Whether this is your first big purchase, or your family is moving to a new location or looking for more space, buying a home has its share of ups and downs. It’s perfectly normal to feel anxious about whether or not you’ve found the right property. Continue reading

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Top Tips for Finding Real Estate in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

The experience of living in Hawaii is unlike anything found on the mainland; the pleasures of living in such a beautiful place are innumerable. When you have taken the plunge and have decided you want to make Hawaii your home, … Continue reading

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Exceptional Ewa Gentry Home on Oahu

Ewa Gentry Home – Impeccably Maintained Upstairs in this Ewa Gentry home, you’ll find a large master bedroom suite with fabulous master bath, walk-in closets, and private lanai. There is also a bonus loft office area.

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Five Things to Know Before Moving to Honolulu

Perhaps you have heard the siren call of Hawaii and have decided to make Oahu your new home. Or, maybe business is bringing you to Honolulu for an extended period, maybe even permanently. In any case, it is a good … Continue reading

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Case-Shiller, FHFA Report Slowing Growth in Home Prices

The Case-Shiller 10 and 20-City Home Price Indices for June reported year-over-year gains of 8.10 percent while the Case-Shiller National Home Price Index covers all nine census regions and reported a year-over-year gain of 6.20 percent. Continue reading

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Understanding The ‘Option Period’ For The Buyer

When the sale of real estate takes place, a certain amount of time might be allotted after a contract is created but before the transaction is finalized. During this time the buyer may decide not to follow through with the deal set forth in the contract. Continue reading

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DOC New Home Sales and NAR Existing Home Sales

The Department of Commerce reported July sales of new homes dropped by 2.40 percent over June to a four month low. Analysts noted that although July’s reading of 412,000 new homes sold fell short of expectations and June’s reading, the new homes sector is volatile and subject to change. Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – Aug 25, 2014

Last week’s economic news brought several reports related to housing. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Wells Fargo Housing Market Index for August rose by two points to 55, which was its highest reading in seven months. Continue reading

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Waianae Home with Ocean and Mountain Views

Ocean and Mountain Views Waianae Home on Oahu This Waianae home with ocean and mountain views was impeccably remodeled with brand new high-end kitchen and appliances.

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