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Juliez, Home Owner in Keauhou, HI
Juliez answered:
How is it possible that the average listing price of homes in zip code 96740 is $ 894 K, but the median sales price is $ 275K ?
I actually live here in Kona...we have multi million dollar homes and coffee shacks almost in the same zip code! It's more like nice happy average homes are going for $550k and condos f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 26, 2016 Home Buying in Kailua Kona
Kelly Shaw, Real Estate Pro in Holualoa, HI
Kelly Shaw answered:
aloha- I know of a person who had a leasehold farm property in cpt cook, and eventually was able to buy it from bishop- how likely is this??
My experience as a Broker in our local community is it rare to turn a leasehold property into fee simple ownership.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 24, 2016 Home Buying in Captain Cook
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, NH
Scott Godzyk answered:
I am interested in a property that is up for auction. How do I go about bidding?
Without a link i can not see the auction terms, you will have to read what the terms and rules of the auction are. if it is cash only or they allow a mortgage contingincy, most auctions ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 18, 2015 Home Buying in 96738
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, NH
Scott Godzyk answered:
My MLS 288576. 19 Makakai Pl., Hilo, Hawaii, shows the wrong, distorted photos. The photos were replaced on the MLS. Please update! Important! thanks.
Trulia doe snot update or maintain listings, your listing agent needs to update the photos.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 13, 2015 Home Buying in 96720
Bethcainway, Home Buyer in Kailua Kona, HI
Bethcainway asked:
looking for income property
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 24, 2015 Home Buying in Kailua Kona
John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
Is it true that home lenders are not currently lending on homes in Lava Zones 1, 2, and 3 on the Island of Hawaii?
Hi Dlopez101,

I just checked the guidelines for 3 different lenders and none of them will do an FHA loan on a home in Lava Zones 1 & 2. This may not apply to conventional or VA but i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 17, 2015 Home Buying in Pahoa
Marianne/Jon…, Home Buyer in Pahoa, HI
Marianne/Jon Marshall answered:
Is it a seller's or buyer's market in Pahoa?
Def. a buyers market at present.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 15, 2015 Home Buying in Pahoa
Karen Ferrara, Real Estate Pro in Puako, HI
Karen Ferrara answered:
What are the CC&Rs for the Anekona Estates?
Aloha Lorna,

I have had 8 sales in Anekona Estates, and live here also. I can assist with CCRs - was there something specific you were wondering? Aloha, Karen
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 21, 2015 Home Buying in Kamuela
Tina Lam, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Tina Lam answered:
How do I find out about supply in a certain market?
What kind of market?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 20, 2015 Home Buying in Hilo
Tina Lam, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Tina Lam answered:
do i need an agent from hilo to write a sales contract or can I use my friend who lives in oahu?
That depends on your friend.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 20, 2015 Home Buying in Hilo
Dan Christen…, Home Buyer in Kailua Kona, HI
Dan Christensen answered:
Why have the number of home sales plummeted in the 2nd half of 2014 in Kona.?
The decline in home sales in Kona is for various reasons. They include:
A. Lack of inventory of properties for sale. There is a shortage of properties for sale especially in the under ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 27, 2014 Home Buying in Kailua Kona
Sarah Leonard, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Sarah Leonard answered:
Could you put in pinterest pins so I can share with my followers?
I always use Pinterest! My clients love it!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 9, 2014 Home Buying in Pepeekeo
Kit Muhs & R…, Real Estate Pro in Waikoloa, HI
Kit Muhs & Ray Doblick answered:
Should I buy an investment house in Hilo or Kailua-Kona?
Aloha Philip,
Great question. The answer really depends on your investment goals. Are you primarily looking for income? Future appreciation? Would you like to be able to use the proper ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 29, 2014 Home Buying in 96749
Kit Muhs & R…, Real Estate Pro in Waikoloa, HI
Kit Muhs & Ray Doblick answered:
What are escrow cost for vacant land?
Escrow is advisable. Because you're not using a loan to purchase the property, expect approx $1000-$1200 closing costs, more or less depending on your purchase price. This estimate incl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 29, 2014 Home Buying in Keaau
Roxy Van Boc…, Real Estate Pro in Kailua Kona, HI
Roxy Van Bockel answered:
I want to buy a house which is being sold by owner only. I have a realtor assisting me. Who will have to pay my realtor's services?
That's sort of a chicken or egg question......the real answer is it generally comes from the funds generated by the sale. As a rule the seller negotiates with the agent for commissi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 20, 2014 Home Buying in Kailua Kona
Roxy Van Boc…, Real Estate Pro in Kailua Kona, HI
Roxy Van Bockel answered:
New home buyer. Currently living in St Louis, MO, How is it that the property values are so much less expensive here than other locations in Hawaii?
I think you are asking why the Big Island is less expensive than Oahu or Kauai for instance.
A) We're very rural compared to the Oahu. Although we are the largest island we only ha ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Oct 20, 2014 Home Buying in Kailua Kona
Jennifer Fiv…, Real Estate Pro in Red Hook, NY
Jennifer Fivelsdal answered:
What exactly should I be looking for during the final walk thru?
That the property is in the condition promised. Make sure to check the attic , sometimes owners will put things up there which should have been thrown out..
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 5, 2014 Home Buying in Waikoloa
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