The Hawaii Team Real Estate Blog

How Will A Global Meltdown Affect Mortgage Rates?

How Will A Global Meltdown Affect Mortgage Rates?

Hey Everyone, just got this email from my friend Andy Jorgensen at Guaranteed Rate Mortgage. Looks like it’s a BUYING opportunity based on low interest rates and falling homes prices. Time to move on this. Call us 808-913-0899. "Good morning!  Stocks are getting...

Maximizing Your Home’s Value

Maximizing Your Home’s Value

Whether you’re thinking about selling or not, don’t you just love seeing your Zestimate go up each month? Even though this isn’t a very accurate measurement of a home’s value, it definitely brings a smile to my face when it shoots up 10% because my neighbor just sold...

There Is Hope for Your Marriage

There Is Hope for Your Marriage

There Is Hope for Your Marriage By Dan Polimino   Many years ago, you may have read my first columns in the Post and then my blogs on our website thehawaiiteam.com. Over the years, you may recall that during the week of Christmas, I do not write about business. I...

It’s the Holidays and your house is still on the market!

It’s the Holidays and your house is still on the market!

Ok, you did not sell your home this summer or fall and now it’s the Holidays and your house is still on the market, what do you do? Let’s take a multi-prong approach with some bullet points below that might help you. First, do you need to sell, or do you want to sell?...

Too Many Lender Problems

Too Many Lender Problems

  It’s been a great summer of selling, but I am amazed at the number of lender problems. Some of these loan issues are self-inflicted wounds by the buyers themselves and some are a result of people using fly by night lenders. Fly by Night Lenders   Let’s...

You Can Buy Your Next Home Before You Sell Your Current Home!

You Can Buy Your Next Home Before You Sell Your Current Home!

It’s not news that inventory is a problem for home buyers in and around Denver. As such, most people won’t put their home on the market until they know where they are going. It’s a chicken or the egg scenario because you can’t find a buyer for a home if someone...

Seller Beware

Seller Beware

It’s true that some of us have short memories, but it seems none shorter than those people selling their homes. It’s been a sellers’ market in Hawaii for the last seven years and people have been really turning the screws tighter and tighter on buyers. No doubt the...

We Can Help You Buy a Home Anywhere

We Can Help You Buy a Home Anywhere

Some of you know that The Hawaii Team is the expert in residential real estate on the Big Island, but very few of you know we can help you buy a home in any market across the United States. Keller Williams Realty is the largest real estate company in the world with...

The Neighborhood Agent Is Dead! Part Two

The Neighborhood Agent Is Dead! Part Two

  Let's recap. Last week we started taking a look at whether or not the local real estate expert or neighborhood agent still exists in this new technology-driven world of real estate.  Today in part two we look at the question, “if there are no neighborhood real...

The Neighborhood Agent Is Dead! Part 1

The Neighborhood Agent Is Dead! Part 1

  Who's the neighborhood real estate agent? For years you have heard people talk about the neighborhood real estate agent. He or she knows everything and has sold everything in the neighborhood and therefore they are the neighborhood expert. Some of this still...

New Amazon Alexa Skill Allows You to Talk to the House

New Amazon Alexa Skill Allows You to Talk to the House

  The Cutting Edge of Technology One thing we have done well here over the years at The Hawaii Team is staying on the cutting edge of technology when it comes to helping you sell your home. In the many years I (Dan) have been heading up the THT, we have always...

DIY Landscaping Projects to Increase Your Home’s Value

DIY Landscaping Projects to Increase Your Home’s Value

There’s no doubt about it. Spring is in the air and the sunny, crisp days of the season just make us want to get outside. The nicer weather also means that you can finally get around to all those little outdoor projects that have been piling up over the winter, and...

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