Real Estate and Buying Tips from Our Local Experts

The Community of Ewa Beach on Oahu

By Gina Duncan on

Ewa Beach is a must see for anyone who spends some time on Oahu. Tourists and locals alike can find many new things to explore all year round. With shopping centers and schools just minutes away, and new houses currently being built, your perfect home could pop up right when...

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The Community of Kailua on Oahu

By Gina Duncan on

Kailua is home to what many call the most gorgeous beaches in the world.  With their soft powdery sand and picture perfect turquoise waters, its clear why even the locals can never get enough of its stunning scenery. If you ever get the opportunity to spend some time on Oahu,...

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The Community of Kihei on Maui

By Gina Duncan on

If you have been searching for a spot that feels like summer all year round, Kihei is the perfect place to visit. Many homes in this area have stunning ocean views with Kahoolawe, Molokini and Lanai on the horizon. Sunny days are plentiful here, and the salty afternoon breeze makes...

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The Community of Makawao on Maui

By Gina Duncan on

While many consider Maui a famous beach destination, it is also home to charming towns and thriving art communities. On the mid-slopes of Maui's Haleakala volcano lies Makawao; a diverse community consisting of many artists and paniolo or Hawaiian cowboys. Makawao is a trip to the Maui's plantation past, dominated...

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The Community of Paia on Maui

By Gina Duncan on

Paia is a fun and diverse community with many areas of the town reflecting the history from its plantation era. It has many one-of-a-kind shops and boutiques you won't find anywhere else on Maui. You won't have trouble finding a unique and locally made item here to bring back home....

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Featured Home | 21 China Cockle Way

By Daniella Squicquero + Ric Hollifield on

Chic. Timeless. Elegant. Totally one-of-a-kind. Perched along the bluff of the Port Royal Sound in Hilton Head Plantation, 21 China Cockle Way is a beautiful example of original Hilton Head Island architecture and masterful modernization. Set on a gorgeous sound-front property is this most special of places. Hidden behind the facade...

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North Kingstown properties for sale

By Elena Mauro on

How are the schools in North Kingstown? The 2019 Best Public Schools Ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and  millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the US Department of Education. Ranking factors include test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT / ACT scores,...

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To Sell or To Auction -- That is the Question

By TC Cooksley on

Do you have a 'Make me Sell' Button? The Real Estate Market is always changing and yet some things remain the same.  Before the Code of Ethics men sold real estate on the corner or at the bank.  Today, we have technology that make it seemingly easy to buy and...

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Secrets for Sellers

By TC Cooksley on

Are you considering Selling your house?  Inherited a home and not sure what to do?  In today's Market There are two types of buyers.  1. The MOVE-IN READY Buyer.  This buyer is looking for a Very Clean, well kept home they can see themselves living in.  Can you get your...

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What NOT to Do When Buying a Home

By Doug Williams on

Six Things to Avoid: Don't go on a spending spree! Avoid spending money until after the closing is completed, whether by credit or cash. Keep your debt down and keep as much money in your bank account as possible. Don't change jobs. Unless it can't be avoided, it’s best not to change...

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Buy your 1st Home like a Boss!

By Jaton HOPKINS on

Still nervous about Buying your 1st House??? I know...I know...Lot’s of people are afraid of commitment these days, from relationships to even something as small as a 2-year contract with a cell phone provider. However, I don’t think buying your 1st piece of real estate should be viewed as being...

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