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Frank Diaz M…, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
Frank Diaz MBA/RA 808.723.0900 answered:
section 8 accepted?
Aloha Helen,

You should contact a Honolulu property manager:

Carl Frazier at Cornerstone

Bill Ramsey

Warren Dote - The Property Managers, Ltd.

Jerry Bangerter, Property ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 10, 2012 Market Conditions in Honolulu
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
is this scam? where is bedroom picture and how can i talk to this person directly..?
What makes you think it's a scam?

And, no, you don't need to talk to the seller directly. Pose any questions to your Realtor.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 16, 2012 Rentals in Honolulu
Frank Diaz M…, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
Frank Diaz MBA/RA 808.723.0900 answered:
Looking to rent a safe home w/in good school district. Need a 2-3 BR, on a modest budget. Prefer Kapolei area. Need by 7/23/12!
Aloha,

I have worked with each of these companies for more than 5 years.

Property Management (ask for Warren Dote)
http://www.rentalshawaii.net/company.html

Cornerstone Prope ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 4, 2012 Market Conditions in Honolulu
Paul D. Dull…, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
Paul D. Dullea (R)(B)(BIC) answered:
is 1524 pensacola street neighborhood safe?
Hi Cam123,

Safe is a relative question? This property is in a good neighborhood with good schools, close to everything. Would you like to go see the property in person? Please advise ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 3, 2012 Home Buying in Makiki - Lower Punchbowl - Tantalu
Kimo Smigiel…, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
Kimo Smigielski answered:
Which condos near waikiki have the best amenities
Kakaako is very close to Waikiki and many of the newer high-rises have some amazing amenities. Hokua, Koolani and Moana Pacific all have wonderful amenities.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 6, 2012 Home Buying in Honolulu
H2O Watermark…, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
H2O Watermark Pacific Prop. answered:
There is a scam on one your the rentals in Honolulu with the address of 1551 Ala Wai Blvd #3405
Absolutely!! Please be wary! This is constantly happening in this building as it is so sought after.
Please speak with a legitimate agent or property management company when looking i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 21, 2013 Rentals in Honolulu
Tim Davis, Home Owner in Provo, UT
Tim Davis answered:
Who should I contact about offering foreclosure cleaning services on Oahu??
Not too sure. Since they are bank owned, I would start there and see to whom they would refer you.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 19, 2012 Foreclosure in Honolulu
Isabella For…, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
Isabella Forster, R answered:
I have 2 units in a hotel-condo bldg. I still owe 90K at 7%. I want to refinance at a lower rate. Anyone know of a lender that can help?
Depending if you have a full kitchen or not, this could be quite a challenge. We haven't seen financing for lodging units in the past few years, but it might come back. Best bet would b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 15, 2012 Financing in Honolulu
William , Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
William answered:
Where is the best area to purchase a condo in Hawaii when it comes to price verse location?
The Diamond Head area seems to hold values.

Aloha
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 8, 2012 Home Buying in Waialae - Kahala
H2O Watermark…, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
H2O Watermark Pacific Prop. answered:
Property on 451 Nahua St. Honolulu, Hi. by Trulia. Shawn Downey agent..is out of town. Is a rental agreement what I need before sending money?
Pls Do not send money! You may be scammed. He must provide ownership proof and a lease.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 13, 2012 Rentals in Waikiki
David Nash,…, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
David Nash, Buyer Agent answered:
What would be the average price of a condo in Waikiki that is fee simple?
Aloha,
Since you need a pet friendly building you are limiting your choices quite a bit. There are many more questions that must be asked to decide which buildings I will show you.

... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 24, 2012 Home Buying in Honolulu
Yumi Laney, Real Estate Pro in Hawaii
Yumi Laney answered:
Are all condo's on Oahu lease hold properties?
No, majority are fee simple but we do have some remaining leasehold condominiums and a few single family homes. It may the situation where the landowners have not offered to sell the f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 24, 2012 Home Buying in Honolulu
Frank Diaz M…, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
Frank Diaz MBA/RA 808.723.0900 answered:
What is the average time allowed from selling a home and moving?
Aloha Km,

At the close of escrow you turn over the keys to the new owner and the property is normally vacant.
From the time of the offer to closing is typically 45-60 days. Does tha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 12, 2014 Home Buying in Honolulu
Kimo Smigiel…, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
Kimo Smigielski answered:
How do I find a reputable property manager in Honolulu? My company is transferring me and I would like assistance in finding a decent rental unit.
Hawaii is a bit different than other major cities, majority of buildings are owned by individuals and not entities that rent them. My best suggestion would be to spend a lot of time on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 10, 2012 Rentals in Honolulu
Kimo Smigiel…, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
Kimo Smigielski answered:
its 680/square ft. isnt that a high asking price?
I don't see an actual unit in question here so the short answer would be, probably not. 680 sq. ft. along the Gold Coast with ocean views could command a high asking price.

This is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 16, 2012 Market Conditions in Honolulu
David Nash,…, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
David Nash, Buyer Agent answered:
What is a leasehold?
Aloha,
Here is a video blog I did about this subject. Please call me after you watch this to clear up any remaining questions. It is a common practice in big cities but most of the US ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 13, 2012 General Area in Honolulu
Frank Diaz M…, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
Frank Diaz MBA/RA 808.723.0900 answered:
Oahu areas with well maintained homes/neighborhoods?
You should consider a townhome or condo. I can be reached at 808.723.0900 if you would like to talk about different options.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 9, 2012 Home Buying in Honolulu
Zohra Abuzal…, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
Zohra Abuzalaf answered:
What areas in Honolulu are likely to appreciate in the next 5 years?
I usually tell my clients if they're buying right now, not to expect an appreciation in the next 4 to 5 years. Prices in Honolulu have stabilized. There's going to be some sli ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 9, 2012 Home Buying in Honolulu
Karen M Schn…, Real Estate Pro in Hawaii
Karen M Schneider answered:
Question of the Day: What makes a great buyer's agent
Knowledge, hard work, and communication.
A great buyer's agent knows the market, the area, the properties, and the buyer's needs.
A great buyer's agent works hard to fi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 24, 2012 Home Buying in Honolulu
Frank Diaz M…, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
Frank Diaz MBA/RA 808.723.0900 answered:
What was the first year that Homes were built in Makiki?
Good question. I think you need a historian for this one.
http://hawaiiwomensfoundation.com/House_History.html
http://www.hawaiianencyclopedia.com/timeline-of-honolulus-historic.asp
... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 11, 2012 In My Neighborhood in Makiki - Lower Punchbowl - Tantalu
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