Sept. 19, 2019

The 4 Stages of Due Diligence


For homebuyers here in Maui, there are four different stages of the due diligence process when buying a home:

1. The home inspection

2. Miscellaneous inspections

3. Financing contingency

4. Final walk-through

During this process, you’re in charge as the buyer. It’s hard for a seller to back out ...

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June 11, 2019

6 Things to Consider Before Buying a Second Home in Maui


A lot of my clients ask me this question: Should I buy a second home in Maui?


I’ve lived on the island for 30 years and have sold real estate for 18 of them. On top of this, my company has a thriving property management company that takes ...

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April 22, 2019

How to Determine If an Agent Is Right for You


We live in an era where technology is king, so when you’re choosing an agent to work with in your real estate transaction, you need to pick someone who is tech-savvy. This is especially true since we live on a little island in the center of the Pacific, where ...

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March 21, 2019

How Do Real Estate Agents Get Paid?

People often ask me about how real estate agents make their money. The answer is a little more complicated than many might assume.

In short, agents receive a commission for each transaction they complete. Typically, sellers are expected to cover the commission fee for both agents involved: theirs and the ...

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Feb. 1, 2019

How Can You Create the Best First Impression Possible for Your Home?

What’s the best way to make a great first impression when listing your home for sale?

Understand that it’s important to embrace technology. You only have one chance at a first impression, so use professional photos and compelling video, stage the home correctly, and capitalize on the features surrounding the ...

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