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The Star Bulletin announced the following: Mayor vetoes bill for commercial activity ban at Kailua beacheshttp://www.staradvertiser.com/news/breaking/163777456.html?id=163777456 May the screaming begin.  The original fight for Camp Kailua was settled by banning all but one vendor of windsurfing a...
07/25/2012
It's the middle of Summer here in Hawaii.  We've had a plethora of cherries in the markets and I've been looking to buy when the price was right to make Christmas gifts.  I need ripe, but not overripe friut but I didn't want to pay the high price of $7.00 a pound.  I found some in Chinatown in Ho...
07/24/2012
It was in the newspaper today, Trulia's blog yesterday, and noted in the Honolulu Board of Realtors posted statistics on market conditions.  If you are anywhere on the mainland or on the islands - prices are going up. With today's low interest rates and the shortage of inventory (yes. sellers are...
05/08/2012
Many people are wondering what happened with Hawaii's non-judicial foreclosure law Act48?  The short answer is NOTHING! It is unfortunate that a year has passed and there is still no headway.  However, there still is hope. According to the Star Advertiser in today's paper, there is a new bill to ...
05/01/2012
The Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation announced on April 9th that the Hula Mae program has $43 million in funds for first time homebuyers who qualify.  The Hula Mae program offers a 30-year mortgage loan at a simple interest rate of 3.45% and a Down Payment Assistance option for ...
04/27/2012
Food Trucks Arise!!  After the lawmakers finally adjusted the law the food trucks are back without fear of fines that would put them out of business, the  Eat Out Kailua is back.  It will be held in Enchanted Lake Elementary's parking lot this Saturday from 4 to 8pm.  Foodies can enjoy street eat...
04/19/2012
Attention Beer lovers; two craft breweries are expanding and two new breweries are coming to town.  Maui Brewing is set to open a new brewpub in central or south Maui and Kona Brewing will add to it's Hawaii Kai, Oahu and Kona, Hawaii plans to open two new restaurants in Hawaii.  Currently it has...
04/18/2012
I love showing houses in bad weather.  In bright sunny weather with the new flowers in the front yard blooming, and the windows polished and shining you'll never see the puddling on the lanai that means you're going to have to spraywash several times a year to keep the moss and mildew from growin...
03/21/2012
What Do You Mean You’re Not Negotiating for Me? With newly clarified rules, some larger brokerages may find their buyers in dual agency situations more often than not.  What’s dual agency, you ask?  Remember that paper you signed or the discussion we had about agency when we first started working...
02/17/2012
#5 Not understanding more than P&I of a mortgage so you buy too much house. In number four you can kill the deal, but there are several ways while buying a house, you can kill your credit.  Maybe not right away, but soon enough.  Those little mortgage calculaters on all those sites calculate what...
02/06/2012
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