During a recent conversation, a person mentioned that Oahu's housing market is stable. I would have to disagree. Greg, Robin, and I have represented a bunch of buyers this year. Many of them have seen upwards of 15+ properties. When we take our clients to an open house, it is common for the line to be snaked onto the sidewalk. Plus, when you finally get an opportunity to see the home, you barely have 10 minutes. We recently listed a single-family home property in Pearl City.
Aloha family and friends. I hope you are doing well. Wow, 2020 was a year to remember! I am happy we all can turn the page and move forward. Although the vaccine is being distributed, experts are predicting that it will take time for our economy to recover. Although the state has reopened, tourism is still lagging. Due to that, businesses are struggling and closing and people are being laid off or furloughed. According to the University of Hawaii's Public Policy Center, a sur
Does anyone have a Dolorean? I would like to go back in time and buy single-family homes in Ewa Beach. Despite our COVID economy, single-family homes sales are doing very well in certain neighborhoods on Oahu. Homeowners might be leaving high rise condos to go back to back the suburbs. The Honolulu Board of Realtors recently released October's housing statistics. The median single family home price in Ewa Beach was $760,000 in October 2020; this was a 12% increase from the s
Are you thinking about selling your house? Here are three things you should not overlook when you list your home on the MLS. 1. People Buy With Their Eyes Homes show better when it's clean, decluttered, organized, and tidy. If you're still living in your home, that's okay. However, it's important your house is in showing condition when a prospective Buyer walks through. It doesn't take much effort to dust off the shelves, wipe down the windows and countertops, and to vacuum.
Are you thinking about selling your house? Before you put your house on the market, here are five tips you should consider: 1. Hire a Real Estate Agent When you're not feeling well, you see a doctor. When your sink is leaking, you call a plumber. If you're thinking about selling your house, hire a real estate agent. Within real estate, there are numerous different fields. There's residential and commercial real estate. There's sales, leasing, and property management. If you'r
While running an open house, a prospective Buyer informed me that he was not working with a Realtor. As we were talking, this person said that if he goes unrepresented, he would want a "significant discount" on the house. When a person wants to sell his or her home, they hire a Realtor. When the Seller signs the Listing Agreement, he or she will discuss what the commission rate is with his or her Realtor. In a simplified explanation, half of the commission goes to the Listing