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Pitfalls of Home Inspections: I Smell Mold

Imagine falling in love with the perfect condo: It has the right amount of natural light, it’s within your budget, and it has a great floor plan. You feel it's the one you will love forever, and you're lucky enough to win a bidding war so you go into escrow. Now...

Pitfalls of the Final Walkthrough: When Issues Arise

I recently worked with clients to purchase a condo in Waikoloa Colony Villas, located within the Waikoloa Beach Resort. Upon exiting the condo after running down our final walkthrough checklist, I noticed that the owner’s car hadn’t been moved. I looked at my clients...

Almost an Oceanfront Home + Big Island Oceanfront Setbacks

With a nearly endless supply of oceanfront opportunities, the Big Island offers some of the most desirable waterfront homes for sale. Hawaii is a true destination for visitors and potential new home buyers alike. Whether you envision yourself living in an oceanfront...

Is it Possible to pay less than $700 a month for HOA fees?

With the rising home prices on the Big Island, it’s becoming a challenge not only to purchase a home but also to find an affordable home. If you have a sizeable budget, there are spectacular homes to buy, where you can retire or purchase as a second home. Two...

4 Best Places to Live – West Side of the Big Island

Between the 4,028 miles of coastline, sunny and warm weather year-round, incredible local fruits and water activities, it is no secret that life on the Big Island is pretty sweet. Who wouldn't want to live here! While the Island is surrounded by ocean and has some of...

Create the Home Office of Your Dreams

Create the Home Office of Your Dreams Whether you work full-time at home or occasionally need to conduct business in the evenings or on the weekends, a home office a great way to utilize an extra room. A dedicated workspace in your home can be designed to increase...

When to Refinance Your Home

Refinancing your mortgage is something most homeowners consider at least once throughout the lifespan of their home loan. It allows you to pay off your previous loan by applying for a new one that has better financial advantages. While there are many good reasons to...

Life, Fairways at Mauna Lani Style

Simple, sweet, luxury living is how I would describe the Fairways at Mauna Lani. Upon entering the subdivision, the first thing you notice is the mature landscaping. Surrounding many of the homes, it gives the units extra privacy, a peaceful connectedness with...