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December 1st, 2009 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101 I just did a quick review of the latest Honolulu Board of Realtors statistical report (it was released at 7:45 tonight) and I was surprised to see a drop in available single-family home listings to 1,199. CLICK HERE TO GO TO READ THE ENTIRE ...
December 1st, 2009 categories: Rants & Riffs Realtors not only sell homes, but we are one of the prime protectors of private property rights. The Supreme Court’s “Kelo” decision of 2005 opened the door for government to take private property for private use and now a decision in New York relies ...
November 30th, 2009 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101 Many Honolulu Realtors, sellers and buyers take most or part of the month of December off from actively working in the real estate market. I have always thought that this is a mistake. December can be a very good month for both buyers and...
November 23rd, 2009 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101 Until I read a recent article in the Honolulu Star Bulletin, I would have told you that crime in Honolulu is higher than it used to be (not that it was bad). This may be because murder, mayhem, child abduction and their ilk are splashed ac...
November 20th, 2009 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101, Rants & Riffs The Honolulu Advertiser headline reads, “Foreclosure in Isles 10th worst in nation” and its first paragraph articulates the following. “Slightly fewer home foreclosure cases in Hawai’i were begun in the third quarter compared...
November 19th, 2009 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101 I could have told you this, but BusinessWeek did the work to confirm it (as reported in Pacific Business News). CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE POST.
November 18th, 2009 categories: Rants & Riffs During my daily work out I was thinking about things that I believe and then I thought this might make an interesting blog post. If anything it will be cathartic for me, anyway, here goes. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE POST
November 17th, 2009 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101 Sometimes an article about real estate comes out and it is good just the way it is. Today’s Wall Street Journal had an excellent article in a question and answer format. Much of it applies to Honolulu real estate and it is well worth the ...
November 16th, 2009 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101, Rants & Riffs Because I am a Honolulu Realtor, I am happy about the extension of the tax credits for purchasing a Honolulu home as your personal residence. As a citizen of the United States, I am concerned that we could be sending part of ...
November 12th, 2009 categories: Rants & Riffs During this recession, it has seemed that Honolulu has not be hit as hard as other areas. A Pacific Business News article confirms many things I had been assuming. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE POST.