Buying Property

Busting Myths about Rental Management

Real estate can be a great investment for the future. However, navigating landlord/tenant law can be a challenge, especially for new real estate investors. A first-time potential homeowner asked about buying a duplex, to live in half and rent the other half to help pay the […]

Busting Myths about Rental Management2019-07-18T18:41:34-10:00

Home prices stop their meteoric rise

Home prices are expected to level off. This is based on two important indicators of home appreciation came out this month, both showing the same thing:  home price increases are slowing rapidly. Economists are forecasting continued slowdowns in appreciation, according to polls by Reuters, Zillow and […]

Home prices stop their meteoric rise2019-04-15T22:17:43-10:00

Hurricane Preparedness for Properties

June marked the beginning of hurricane season in Hawaii, which runs through the end of November. Whether you are homeowner or renter, the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency urges island residents to be prepared in case a hurricane threatens Maui. By taking a few steps […]

Hurricane Preparedness for Properties2018-06-11T08:26:38-10:00

What to Look for in the Condo Documents

Condos offer a wonderful low maintenance lifestyle and are often a more affordable option in Maui County. When you purchase a condo, you are also investing in the association that oversees the property. Before making a commitment, there are several documents that should be […]

What to Look for in the Condo Documents2018-07-03T12:15:26-10:00

Is it Time to Take the Leap into Home Ownership?

With rent prices climbing, it may be worthwhile to explore buying your first home in Maui County. These 7 important considerations, from financial and tax benefits to having control over your own environment, will help you decide if it is time to stop renting […]

Is it Time to Take the Leap into Home Ownership?2018-05-26T15:37:39-10:00

Rental Property: Should you self-manage or hire a property management company?

Chicken in the house

 

Tips and advice from an expert

“I’ll never forget a call I received from a home owner, panicking because tenants had chickens living inside the house,” said March Cabos, a realtor who trains new agents […]

Rental Property: Should you self-manage or hire a property management company?2018-02-28T19:51:57-10:00

Recovering the Cost of a Home Remodel When Selling

4 must-read tips to maximize your real estate investment.

Can You Recover the Cost of a Home Remodel When Selling?

Sean and Marla Larson purchased a condo that was very outdated. They took on a large remodeling project to update a […]

Recovering the Cost of a Home Remodel When Selling2018-01-10T13:00:26-10:00