Rentals

New Law Relaxes Rules on Ohana Units

In trying to battle Maui’s residential housing crisis, the County of Maui recently eased up on some restrictions regarding “accessory dwellings,” or as we call them, ohanas. In addition to potentially creating more long-term rental units, the new law creates opportunities for homeowners or those looking […]

New Law Relaxes Rules on Ohana Units2019-03-29T16:02:52-10:00

3 good reasons to consider buying renter’s insurance

Many renters assume the landlord or property owner is responsible when things happen to a property. However, covering your personal losses in the event of things like natural disasters, theft and many other scenarios are not among a landlord’s responsibility. That is where renter’s insurance comes […]

3 good reasons to consider buying renter’s insurance2019-03-15T19:49:27-10:00

Has your tenant tried to use their deposit as last month’s rent?

Of the many complaints we hear from property owners with self-managed units, tenants trying to use their deposit as their last month’s rent is common. This can be stressful and create a financial burden for the owner.

The first thing owners should understand is that under Hawaii […]

Has your tenant tried to use their deposit as last month’s rent?2019-02-26T09:35:59-10:00

Establishing Good Landlord/Tenant Relations

Investing in property for long term rentals can be a lucrative real estate investment. However, owning property and dealing with tenants is not without obstacles. There is always a concern of the property being damaged or vacant. Every landlord wants to find “good” tenants. Most owners […]

Establishing Good Landlord/Tenant Relations2019-01-27T19:46:28-10:00

Why you should consider converting to long-term rentals

Vacation rental listing sites like Airbnb and Homeaway have majorly disrupted the travel accommodations industry. In Maui County, there has been an explosion of “alternative” short-term rental homes (STRH), including rooms in homes, apartments, cottages- even vans and yurts. Investment property owners may be […]

Why you should consider converting to long-term rentals2018-11-24T20:45:09-10:00