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

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

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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Posted in Hawaii, Military
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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Feb. 1, 2019

A Tribute to Hawai'i's Military History and Great Beer: The Brewseum!

by Larry Gonzales


Looking for a place to enjoy the perfect pint?  How about a museum and pint at the same time?  I have the perfect place for you – Brewseum in Kaka'ako.  It is combination brewery and WWII museum complete with Tiki bar and ...

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Jan. 24, 2019

2019 BAH & VA County Loan Limit Increased on Oahu!


You now have more buying power in Oahu with your VA home loan benefit!

In 2019,  Fannie Mae's conforming loan limits have increased! On Oahu the limit will be $726,525 with no High-Cost limit. That is an increase of almost $5,500 from 2018. It might not ...

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Posted in Lending, Military