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You can complain all you like about the 1% but the tax man will soon be knocking at your door.  It's a little too late to get organized for this year but here are some hints for next year. As you write your check make a copy of the invoice or item your paying along with a copy of the check, put ...
01/19/2012
Why Does the Broker Get Half of your Commission? Because you're lazy.  And don't want to make the effort to build your own brand and business. And don't want to learn and do the work. I have worked with hundreds of agents as opposites in a transaction, within different brokerage models, and as ag...
01/16/2012
Or why the hoarding of information was a common evil power play by the Real Estate Agent, Doctors, Insurance Agents and the Klu Klux Klan. (Funny, Lawyers weren’t included…) I’ve been reading (or rather listening to my Audible version) of ‘Freakanomics’ while working on my brokerage and my holdin...
01/10/2012
With all the talk of low rates I thought you might be interested in a list of current mortgage rates courtesy of the Honolulu Board of Realtors.  You can check the list at http://www.hicentral.com/mortgagerates.asp   for weekly rates compiled from various Honolulu mortgage companies. Contact me ...
01/05/2012
Although the new law in Hawaii past just last year cut the number of homes in foreclosure in half, the Foreclosure Task Force is now asking that the law make it easier for lenders to persue foreclosure. Much of the fuss surrounded lender abuses such as improper filings, "robo" signing, lack of me...
01/04/2012
We were all disappointed to see Lucy's disappear from our Kailua, Hawaii Dining scene, but today it was announced (thanks Ericka Engle in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser) that a new restaurant "The Grove" will be opening soon at the old Lucy's location at 33 Aulike Street. The menu is to have a "glo...
12/05/2011
A important notice from our Loan Officer Alan Fentriss regarding dropping VA loan limits in Honolulu county (Oahu), all other islands/counties remain the same as previously: Important news….  The VA loan limit for 100% financing is dropping from $741,250 to $695,750 for Honolulu County effective ...
12/05/2011
I have five blogs, two Facebook accounts ( for business http://facebook.com/Kate.Braden.Pb ), one Facebook business page (http://facebook.com/hawaiirealestateonline ), one business Twitter  account (http://twitter.com/katebraden1 ), and three hosted websites and multiple other domain pointing sit...
11/21/2011
The meeting of international, multicultural representatives to talk trade in Hawaii is not just a one time event of importance.  That the meeting is being held in Honolulu, gives Oahuans and Hawaii the opportunity to once again present ourselves as the crossroads of the Pacific and the mediator i...
11/07/2011
So Get up and GO!  That’s it, walk away from the computer, grab the kids – GO! O’ahu OCT 21-23(Fri-Sun) Season’s Best Craft & Gift Fair,Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall,  Fri: 5 – 9pm,  Sat: 9am – 7pm,  Sun: 9am – 4pm Over 250 booths of crafts, gifts & food.  $3 admission.  $1 Discount Coupon. Priz...
10/23/2011
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