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Nov. 5, 2020

The Definitive Guide To Moving To Oahu, Hawaii

Guide to moving to Oahu Hawaii

Hawaii is considered one of the most beautiful places on earth. Constant sunshine, velvet sand beaches, salty waters, as well as a laid-back lifestyle, Hawaii is pure paradise. If you’re considering moving to Oahu, here is what you need to know.

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April 5, 2019

Tiger Woods to Help Design Makaha Golf Course

 

Pacific Links International has enlisted the help of Tiger Woods and his company TGR Design to design one of two gold courses at the Makaha Valley Resort on the Leeward Coast of Oahu. Woods and TGR Design will be the lead architects for the Makaha North Course, while Gil ...

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April 5, 2019

Your Preapproval Does NOT Equal Your Budget

 

Pre-approvals are the best tool to understand your buying power. However in most cases, your pre-approval limit will not reflect how much of a mortgage you can actually afford when you consider your overall budget. If you max out your home buying budget you could end up house poor ...

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April 5, 2019

What is the Kama'aina Discount?

 

Pretty much anywhere you get stationed on the Mainland, you will not get any perks for becoming a resident of that area. On Oahu, because of the huge amount of tourists and visitors we get to the island, residents often receive discounts at stores, restaurants, and especially on recreational ...

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April 1, 2019

Don't Let FEAR Keep You from Home Ownership!

March 29, 2019

Hawai'i's Sunscreen Ban: Everything You Need to Know

 

In July 2018, Hawai'i lawmakers passed a bill that will prohibit the sale of over-the-counter sunscreens containing the chemicals oxybenzone and octinoxate. These chemicals have been found to contribute to the destruction of coral reefs and other ocean life. And if you know anything about Hawai'i ocean ...

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March 29, 2019

How to Buy a Condo Using Your VA Loan Benefit

 

On the island of Oahu, condominiums come in a huge variety of shapes and sizes. On Oahu, the median condo price in February was $415,000, as opposed to a median price of $789,000 for a single-family home. Just because a home is a condo, does not mean ...

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March 15, 2019

A St.Patrick's Day Party that Gives Back!

 

Murphy's Bar and Grill located on Merchant St. in downtown Honolulu raises thousands of dollars for Hawai'i charities with their annual St. Patrick's Day block party. But that's not all! Owner Don Murphy estimates the pub has raised about $3 million for charities over the past ...

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March 15, 2019

The Future of Factories?

 

When you think of factory jobs (especially for military gear), you might picture a dirty, dark, loud warehouse filled with dangerous machines and deflated laborers. You might have an idea of factory jobs as becoming obsolete with the rise and evolution of new technologies. But one combat gear factory ...

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March 8, 2019

Top 3 Myths About the VA Home Loan Benefits

 

With the military VA loan, Hawaii's Veterans have a huge advantage in the real estate market. However, a lot of people don't utilize their benefit while they are stationed on the islands. A big reason I see for this is that people believe a number of myths ...

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