Selling a Hawaii Home with Title Issues

How can you sell a Hawaii home with title issues in a relatively short period of time? Even though the Hawaii real estate market has improved dramatically, some individuals are still having a hard time selling their homes fast, especially if there are issues surrounding the title to their property. This common scenario is happening in the wake of the …

Why you Can’t Trust Zillow and Trulia

If you’re like most people, when you decide to start hunting for a home the first place you’re going to look is on Zillow and similar sites like Trulia.  It’s not your fault. They’re the first rankings on Google and without Multiple Listing Service (MLS) access it’s the first place most home buyers start their search. Unfortunately, sites like these …

Should You Buy A Fixer Upper?

 Buying a fixer upper may seem like a great way to save or make some cash.  But are you really prepared to take on everything that comes with a fixer upper? Here are all the things you should consider before buying a fixer upper. 1. Do you plan to live in it? Before you buy a fixer upper it’s important …

What To Expect During A Home Inspection

After weeks of open houses, private showings, and keeping your home in mint condition, you finally got an offer on your home. That’s great news! Now all you have to do is pass the home inspection. Most offers for your home will be contingent on passing the home inspection. After the home inspection, the buyer has the opportunity to go …

Don’t Sacrifice The Kids Summer Fun While Buying a Home

Summer is a great time to buy a home. As a matter of fact, it could possibly be the easiest time in history to buy a house in America. But how can you afford it without sacrificing you children’s summer fun and family quality time as you create great new memories? Time is everything, and you can’t get it back …

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6 Easy Bathroom Improvements

When it comes to improving the quality of your home, one of the biggest improvements you can make is in one of the smallest areas of your home; the bathroom. A well-designed, modern bathroom can convert any outdated look to something that can win a potential buyer in the future.  Even if you don’t plan on selling your home right away, …

How Much is Your Home Really Worth?

Thinking about selling and want to find out how much your home is really worth? Making sense of your property value can be incredibly confusing. There’s a lot that goes into how we value homes. Unless you want to pay to have a state licensed appraiser value your home, or talk to an experienced real estate agent, you may not …

5 Tips to Make the Most out of Spring Cleaning

Spring is the perfect time to deep clean your home. The long standing tradition of spring cleaning is the perfect reason to get to those household chores you’ve been avoiding for months. There can be a lot to get to when spring cleaning, here’s our 5 best tips for making the most out of your spring cleaning. 1. Make a …

What to look for in a Great Contractor

We’ve all heard the contractor horror stories. From unfinished jobs, pocketing money, over charging, not sticking to deadlines, and much more, it can be hard to find a contractor you can trust. So what do you do when you need a professional to help repair or renovate your home? Hiring a contractor is essential to getting your project done right. …

Signs You Have Termite Damage

One of the biggest threats to your home is termites. Termites love feeding on the wood in your home, especially when it’s moist. If you’re lucky, you can catch the termites early and avoid any serious damage to your home. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Here are some of the signs that you might have termite damage. Where to …