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December 2020 Oahu Real Estate Market Update

December 2020 Oahu Real Estate Market Update

O‘ahu’s Housing Market Rebounds with Year-End Spike in Activity Record-low mortgage rates and low inventory drive heightened competition and modest increase in median sales prices for O‘ahu’s real estate market in 2020 According to figures released by the Honolulu Board …
Know Where to Go for Coronavirus Vaccines in Hawai‘i

Know Where to Go for Coronavirus Vaccines in Hawai‘i

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health is committed to making information available in a timely manner and that’s why HawaiiCOVID19.com is updated daily. In case you missed them, here are highlights from last week - 12/7-12/13: New, easy to find information on …
How Do I Know if I Qualify for a Mortgage or to Rent?

How Do I Know if I Qualify for a Mortgage or to Rent?

Credit scores help lenders decide whether or not to approve loan applications and determine what loan terms to offer. The scores are generated by algorithms using information from your credit reports, which summarize your borrowing history. Credit Score Basics Credit …
November 2020 Oahu Real Estate Market Update

November 2020 Oahu Real Estate Market Update

O‘ahu’s Housing Market Holds Strong Despite Limited Inventory Overbidding and low inventory drive ultra-competitive market amid ongoing pandemic According to resales figures released today by the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®, closed sales of single-family homes on O‘ahu increased 5.6% and …
Approved Short-Term Rentals on Oahu 9/2020

Approved Short-Term Rentals on Oahu 9/2020

See below for a list of approved short-term rentals on Oahu (last updated September 2020): Tax Map Key File Number Building and Apartment No. Property Address 2-6-011:008 0011 90/TVU-1480 WAIKIKI MARINA TOWER, #803 1700 ALA MOANA BL. 2-6-011:008 0015 90/TVU-1484 …
Pet Friendly Housing on Oahu 2020

Pet Friendly Housing on Oahu 2020

This article is dedicated to our best friends and furry confidants. Studies by Scientists at the Claremont Graduate University in California have shown that cuddling a pet, likely a cat or a dog, releases oxytocin (a love or close bonding …
Short-Term Vacation Rentals on Oahu

Short-Term Vacation Rentals on Oahu

A short-term rental is a property that is being rented for less than 30 days, which is the minimum rental period for Oahu residential property.  Many investors are interested in short-term rentals because it allows them the flexibility of staying …
October 2020 Oahu Real Estate Market Update

October 2020 Oahu Real Estate Market Update

O‘ahu Single-Family Home and Condo Market Sales Steady in October Condo market marks first year-over-year sales increase since January, while single-family homes sales are nearly flat. According to resales figures released today by the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®, O‘ahu single-family …
Expectations of Oahu Housing: Pandemic to Present

Expectations of Oahu Housing: Pandemic to Present

There’s no question that the pandemic has impacted Oahu’s housing market and the future trend of housing depends largely upon what happens to our inventory. Historically, we saw how the Great Recession did not cause a deep decline in housing …
4 Things to Look for at Open Houses

4 Things to Look for at Open Houses

A picture online can say a thousand words however seeing a home in person truly speaks volumes. Visiting a property is your first opportunity to “kick the tires.” While most homebuyers spend their time at an open house simply checking …
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