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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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 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. 22, 2019

How Does Your Real Estate Agent Get Paid?

There are a lot of fees that come that with buying or selling a home, including paying the Real Estate Agents involved in the transaction. Agents are paid commission on the sales that they are a part of, but who does the money actually come from? A lot people think ...

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