Home Buying Guide

Sept. 24, 2011

Hawaii Rent to Own Benefits for BuyersReal Estate - What Is the Difference between Sellers and Listing Agents?

There are two sides to playing the Hawaii real estate business, for agents. On one side are those who make a living, often a good one, by just listing property. They are called listing agents. On the other hand, there are others who make most of their living finding buyers ...

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Sept. 18, 2011

Buying A Vacation House in Hawaii

Any person that is looking to buy a vacation home in Hawaii should definitely partake in some extensive research of the state before doing so. Hawaii is a truly beautiful and magnificent place and it is also very expansive. There are many islands that make up Hawaii and all of ...

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Sept. 17, 2011

Retiring In Hawaii

Picking a place to retire to is a big decision that any person or couple entering the later years in his or her life needs to consider. This will be where a person lives for the rest of his or her life, most likely, and he or she is going ...

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Sept. 14, 2011

Buying A Condo In Hawaii

For any person who is looking to purchase real estate in Hawaii, but does not want to deal with the maintenance, price and responsibility to owning a full house in Hawaii, there is certainly always the option of purchasing a condo. A condo can definitely be a great investment for ...

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Sept. 12, 2011

Hawaii Rent to Own Benefits for Buyers

Hawaii rent to own homes are a great idea for people who do not want to do apartment living any longer, but not enough money to buy a home. A rent to own home is an option that can get you out of the apartment and into a home faster ...

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Aug. 16, 2011

If You Change Your Mind, Can You Withdraw Your Offer?

You can normally withdraw your offer anytime until the sellers accept it in writing. Even if you give the sellers two days, for example, to accept and only one day has passed and they are still thinking about it, you can withdraw your offer. But once they sign, you're ...

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Aug. 13, 2011

Five More Things to Consider When Buying Hawaii Real Estate

Sometimes homeowners are too focused on the resale value of their new property. When you buy a new sweater, are you obsessing over how much money you can resell it for? No-you are more concerned with the use value: how you will wear it, the kind of value it will ...

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Aug. 2, 2011

How to Build a Good Credit History in Hawaii

The only thing worse than bad credit is no credit. If you always pay cash, you probably don't have any credit record. As a result, a mortgage lender will find it extremely difficult to give you a loan. Some people are wizards with cash. They don't own and ...

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July 29, 2011

How to Get the Lender to Cut Its Closing Costs

An individual lender may simply be set up to charge a set number of fees, and like a computer program, these come spitting out with no room for varia­tion. On the other hand, you can select your lender, and there is sometimes an enormous difference in charges. So, while you ...

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July 25, 2011

Hawaii Home Buying Guide - What If the Sellers Reject My Offer?

If the sellers do not accept your offer exactly as presented (no changes of any kind) within the time limits you've given, your offer is automatically rejected. Your commit­ment to the offer expires the moment the time period is up, or the sellers reject it, or you withdraw it ...

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