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Best Renovations to Increase Rent

Best Renovations to Increase Rent

If you are renting out a property you may have wondered what repairs and upgrades are more effective at increasing the rental value of your home. Also, what upgrades decrease the chances of future problems and damage to your property by the renters. All in all, you...

7 Tips to Improve The Curb Appeal of Your Home

7 Tips to Improve The Curb Appeal of Your Home

The exterior of the house is often the first thing people notice. Your friends, your family, any potential tenants, and buyers. Improving the curb appeal of your home does not have to be an expensive thing you do; sometimes it's the little details that can finalize or...

Why You Should Invest in Real Estate

Why You Should Invest in Real Estate

There are many types of investments out there and many people who will tell you which is the best.  As a real estate agent in Oahu, I am of course a little biased.  While I’m not saying it’s the best form of investment in the world, there is no doubt that investing in...

Advantages of Buying a Condo

Advantages of Buying a Condo

Believe it or not, there are many advantages of buying and living in a condo.  This is a strange notion for me to share because I was born and raised in a single-family house in Aiea.  As I grew older, I thought I would always want to live in a house and never truly...

How to Get a Rental in Hawaii

How to Get a Rental in Hawaii

Applying for a rental is very similar to applying for a job. There are many aspects that a property manager will look at when analyzing applicants for a rental. As a property manager, it is my job to confirm and do background checks. However, the great majority of the...

Fee Simple vs Leasehold

Fee Simple vs Leasehold

When purchasing property, especially if it’s your very first property, price plays an important factor in the decision making process. When looking at the Oahu MLS, you may have noticed a simple FS or LH next to the listing price. These two letters are distinctions in...