Buyer News

Buying a home is an exciting and complex adventure. It can also be a very time-consuming and costly one if you’re not familiar with all aspects of the process, and don’t have all the best information and resources at hand.

One of our specialties is representing the best interests of Maui buyers throughout the home buying process. Our comprehensive, high-quality services can save you time and money, as well as make the experience more enjoyable and less stressful.

If you’re like most people, buying a home is the biggest investment you will ever make. So whether you’re buying a starter home, your dream home or an investment property, why not take advantage of my experience as a local market expert for South Maui, Central Maui, North Shore Maui, Upcountry Maui to make the most informed decisions you can, every step of the way? When you decide to buy a new home, please contact us and let’s get started!

Starting With Zillow’s Zestimate May Not Get You Very Far

February 16th, 2015

A couple of weeks ago real estate columnist Kenneth Harney reignited a heated real estate conversation about the use and value of “Zestimates” — the automated property value estimates that appear alongside otherwise objective property information provided by Zillow, the dominant real estate information site on the Web. Read on! →

Wednesday Morning Coffee, 01/12/15

January 21st, 2015

Join us each week for the Wednesday Morning Coffee newsletter where we bring you up-to-date Real Estate news, information and listings. Read on! →

Wednesday Morning Coffee, 12/17/14

December 17th, 2014

Join us each week for the Wednesday Morning Coffee newsletter where we bring you up-to-date Real Estate news, information and listings. Read on! →

Wednesday Morning Coffee, 12/10/14

December 10th, 2014

Join us each week for the Wednesday Morning Coffee newsletter where we bring you up-to-date Real Estate news, information and listings. Read on! →

Ten Essential Steps to Buying a Home

December 8th, 2014

You’re ready to take the leap and buy a home. If this is your first time, you may want to know what to do to make the process go more smoothly. Here are ten steps you’ll be going through to buy your next home. Read on! →

Nine Reasons To Buy A House Right Now

December 5th, 2014

Buying a house is like having a baby: there’s no absolute perfect time to do either. Read on! →

The Best Way To Buy Your First Home

October 13th, 2014

According to The J.D. Power 2014 Home Buyer/Seller Satisfaction Study, first-time homebuyers need clear communication and want to be walked through the purchase process every step of the way. The more seamless the experience, the less overwhelmed they’re likely to be.
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Wednesday Morning Coffee, 10/08/14

October 8th, 2014

Join us each week for the Wednesday Morning Coffee newsletter where we bring you up-to-date Real Estate news, information and listings. Read on! →

Closing Documents You Should Keep

October 7th, 2014

On closing day, expect to sign a lot of documents and walk away with a big stack of papers. Here’s a list of some documents you should file away. Read on! →

Get Organized To Simplify Your Next Move

September 19th, 2014

When you’re selling your home, getting your belongings organized can seem like a low priority. You’re dealing with finding the right real estate agent, the best time to list your home on the market, and maybe even house-hunting for a new place to live. Read on! →

How To Improve Your FICO Scores Quickly

September 16th, 2014

With mortgage interest rates hovering near record lows, you may want to either refinance your mortgage or purchase a new home before rates go higher again. Read on! →

Wednesday Morning Coffee, 09/03/14

September 3rd, 2014

Join us each week for the Wednesday Morning Coffee newsletter where we bring you up-to-date Real Estate news, information and listings. Read on! →

Days to Close a Loan Drops to New Low

September 3rd, 2014

Both closing times and credit requirements are dropping, according to the latest report from Ellie Mae. Read on! →

August Round Up: Rates Remain Low

September 2nd, 2014

In Freddie Mac’s results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey, average fixed mortgage rates stayed largely unchanged amid mixed news on the housing front heading into the Labor Day weekend. Read on! →

How To Improve Your FICO Scores Quickly

August 22nd, 2014

With mortgage interest rates hovering near record lows, you may want to either refinance your mortgage or purchase a new home before rates go higher again.

The question is — can you qualify for refinancing or a purchase loan? Read on! →

Get Organized To Simplify Your Next Move

August 21st, 2014

When you’re selling your home, getting your belongings organized can seem like a low priority. You’re dealing with finding the right real estate agent, the best time to list your home on the market, and maybe even house-hunting for a new place to live. Read on! →

July Round Up: Rates Hold Steady

August 12th, 2014

July Round Up: Rates Hold Steady In Freddie Mac’s results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey, average fixed mortgage rates once again showing very little change while remaining near their 2014 lows prior to a better than expected second quarter Read on! →

Wednesday Morning Coffee, 07/30/14

July 30th, 2014

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Understanding Your Credit Scores

July 22nd, 2014

When you apply for a mortgage loan, the first thing your lender will do is check your credit history, but they don’t read through your credit reports page by page. They get a snapshot of your credit called a credit score. Read on! →

3 Questions To Ask About the Agent’s Team

July 8th, 2014

Delivering real estate services is no longer a one person job. Technology makes it easier for an individual to do more and more, but professionals need back-up and support to deliver timely, consistently-on-point services equally well to all the clients they serve simultaneously. Read on! →