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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...

Should You Rent to Section 8 in Hawaii?

Should You Rent to Section 8 in Hawaii?

One of the most common questions I receive as a property manager in Oahu is whether an owner should rent to Section 8 tenants. It’s not really a question so much, it’s more of comment to NOT rent to Section 8. Should you rent to Section 8? Rental trends may vary...