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Win Bidding Wars by Understanding the Terminology

Record prices in the housing market are easing up, but bidding wars continue in competitive areas. Silly misunderstandings or misinterpretations of real estate language can cost you the house of your dreams and you could find yourself back at square one in your search. Take time […]

Win Bidding Wars by Understanding the Terminology2022-06-30T18:07:23-10:00

Strategies for Buying a Home in a Competitive Market

Homebuyers looking for a bargain will have better luck finding deals on home décor at the dollar store than in housing this year. In some cases, even if a home needs major repairs, seller’s have the upper hand and can ask what they want. That’s because […]

Strategies for Buying a Home in a Competitive Market2022-05-18T11:15:52-10:00

Sellers- Not All Home Inspection Fixes are Required

When selling your home, you can expect the buyer to request a home inspection. It’s to the buyer’s benefit to identify any potential problems that owners have not already disclosed. You may get an extensive list of potential fixes suggested by the inspector and wonder how […]

Sellers- Not All Home Inspection Fixes are Required2022-04-23T22:29:30-10:00

Owning a Home Offers Several Tax Benefits

Members of the real estate industry are vigorous advocates for creating and maintaining the tax benefits of homeownership.When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act doubled the standard deduction for taxpayers a few years ago, far fewer people itemized their expenses, missing out on deductions. […]
Owning a Home Offers Several Tax Benefits2022-03-30T02:13:07-10:00

Why Rents are High on Maui and Nationwide

Just as historic shortages of properties for sale in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic drove housing prices soaring, rental prices have risen too. And even though renters are feeling it hard on Maui, this is a growing nationwide issue. Below, we outline the market […]

Why Rents are High on Maui and Nationwide2022-02-28T19:00:21-10:00
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