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What Not To Do After Applying For A Mortgage
Posted Friday February 19, 2021 in Mortgage

Once you’ve found the right home and applied for a mortgage, there are some key things to keep in mind before you close. You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new place, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make any major life changes, consult your lender –… Read more »

Second Home vs. Investment Property
Posted Friday February 12, 2021 in Real Estate

Second home, investment property, vacation home, rental property…..Is there any real difference among them? There are actually some very big differences between second homes and investment properties, especially if you are obtaining financing for one. Second Home A second home is just that: a second property where you and your family spend time, away from… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Home Improvement Ideas
Posted Friday February 5, 2021 in Home Improvement

Greeting cards, romantic dates, flowers, and chocolates are the gold standard for Valentine’s Day. But this year, why not do something different? The best Valentine’s Day gifts are those that can be enjoyed for years. DIY or home improvement projects create lasting memories reflective of a special bond between people. It’s less about the actual… Read more »

How To Get The Most Maui Home For Your Money
Posted Friday January 29, 2021 in Real Estate

A buyer’s market is when there are more properties for sale than prospective buyers, and sellers are more willing to go with a low bid. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t buy a new home in a seller’s market, when there are more buyers than homes, and sellers can afford to hold out for higher… Read more »

Tips for Maui Homebuyers to Make a Competitive Offer
Posted Wednesday January 20, 2021 in Real Estate

Today’s market has high buyer interest and low inventory. With so many buyers competing for a limited number of homes, it’s more important than ever to know how to submit a confident and competitive offer. Here are a few tips for this important stage in the homebuying process. Trust Your Real Estate Agent Making an… Read more »

Renting Vs. Buying in Maui
Posted Wednesday January 13, 2021 in Real Estate

With today’s low mortgage rates, there’s great opportunity for current renters to make a move into homeownership that stretches each dollar a little bit further. While the best timeline to buy a home is different for everyone, the question remains: Should I continue renting or is it time for me to buy? The answer depends… Read more »