Category Archives: Buying a home

Kauai REO Buying Tip; Why do I need a buyers agent?

Getting the best price is the number one goal of foreclosure buyers.  First, let’s address one of the biggest myths of real estate – “If I work with the listing agent, I’ll be able to get a lower price.” Although not … Continue reading

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Coconut Coast Oceanfront Value

Looking for a 2nd home on Kauai at a great value?  Foreclosures are not always the answer. This Eastside gem is priced lower than smaller REO and Short Sale oceanfront condos along Kauai’s Royal Coconut Coast.  Perfect for vacation rental, … Continue reading

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Real Estate Market gets Dual Diagnosis

This morning, Les Christie of CNNMoney.com diagnosed the real estate market as ‘Bipolar’… Bipolar is what comes to mind when diagnosing the post-homebuyer tax credit market. There are two separate forces pulling it in opposite directions, and experts aren’t yet … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Buying a Kauai Foreclosure

Top 3 Tips on how to buy an REO on Kauai. Continue reading

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Top 3 Black Friday Kauai Real Estate Deals

Up at 4am for Black Friday shopping? Why not put your feet up and ‘surf’ Kauai real estate. Here’s my favorite Top 3 Kauai Real Estate Black Friday Deals: MLS 226132. Reduced INDYMAC REO Lihue home. Dropped out of escrow. … Continue reading

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Got skills? This Kauai home’s for you!

Join me for a walk-through of an unusual opportunity. This home is 90% done, just waiting for finishing touches. Located near the Hanamaulu Beach, it’s tucked away, very private and has gorgeous mountain views. Although you’re literally in Lihue the … Continue reading

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Top 5 Price Drops on Kauai This Week

And the drumroll please …. featured here are the top 5 biggest price reductions in the Kauai real estate market this week.  The top 4 are NOT foreclosures or short sales.  The last one is subject to court confirmation: Reduced … Continue reading

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Top 3 Reasons NOT to Buy Kauai Real Estate

Okay, you think I must be crazy – a Realtor telling you not to buy???  Don’t get me wrong, I love working with buyers!  It’s an honor and privilege to help people pursue and fulfill their Kauai real estate dreams. … Continue reading

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Foreclosure need work? Try FHA 203(k) Loan

In a recent Washington Post article, Repairs Within Reach, Mara Lee highlights how using an FHA 203(k) loan allowed a couple to finance the purchase and repairs of a badly damaged  foreclosed townhome. The article goes on to tell of … Continue reading

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Kalaheo REO Back on the Market – $290K

REO single family CPR property in Kalaheo is Back on the Market, after being “under contract” since May.   Great handyman special. 4836A Puuwai Road, Kalaheo – 2 bd / 1 ba, 832 sq ft on 11,842 sq ft lot Other … Continue reading

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