Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Something for Everyone
Beachfront properties on the Big Island continue to soar in popularity. In fact, these lavish abodes feature a range of elegant amenities for investors. This includes Wi-Fi access, built-in LED TVs, entertainment centers and spacious rooms and closets. The Big Island offers beachfront living that is perfect for those that love aquatic and nautical activities. In fact, most homes are literally seconds from the water – where you can enjoy boating, fishing, sailing and picturesque backdrops and scenic… Read More
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
If you are in the market to sell your home one of the things that you have to do is figure out how much it is worth. This can seem like a very complicated task – there is wear and tear, you may have made additions and improved other things in and around your home that have affected its original value. There are certain steps that you can take to ensure that you get your home valuation correct.
The other end of that spectrum are people that think that valuing a property is easy. Whether they look at what another… Read More
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
9 Tips to Sell Your Home in Hawaii
It seems that there is always someone in the market for a new home in Hawaii. Real estate sales volume for the 2017 is on a healthy trend over 2016 and sales for single family homes is up from the previous year so sellers are feeling good. However, those who are looking to sell their homes by the end of this year or in 2018 should not become complacent.
Buyers are being particular and when they move to Hawaii they are looking for a particular lifestyle. So you want to make sure… Read More
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Things to Consider When Moving To the Big Island
You may be thinking of moving to Hawaii, and it is indeed a beautiful place to live. A paradise with a charming culture. Nevertheless, there are a few things you do need to take into consideration before you pack up and head to the Big Island. It is often said that people who live on the Island are often healthier, happier and livelier than people who stay in other areas.
And, although this might be true, you need to know that life’s challenges and stress can still come… Read More
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Unique to Hawaii – The Conveyance Tax
Living in Hawaii is a wonderful experience. Having a home on the Big Island is very unique – the differences are not only the beautiful scenery and luxury properties – but the way property taxes work in Hawaii are a little different too. Hawaii’s Conveyance Tax is a price example.
Hawaii, at the state level, collects a conveyance tax on every sold property. Every real estate transaction has a Conveyance Tax. The tax itself, is paid out of closing and is deducted from any proceeds the seller will receive. In real estate… Read More