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Sun Nov 27, 2016
Alexander Ross answered:
Mahalo, long as you "purchase" the property from her there is no gift tax on equity. The lender will go off the purchase price and not the apprised value as well so you need to come up with a down payment for the 200K plus closing cost. This is considered a "arms length" transaction and has some different guidelines than a traditional purchase. You can also look at taking the mortgage over making six months of payments in a refinance situation. Where the down payment and closing cost would not need to be paid of pocket. You contact me via my profile to answer more questions.

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Tue Aug 30, 2016
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Tue Aug 30, 2016
Silverthundermail answered:
Aloha Max,

Check this out:
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Sat Jul 30, 2016
Sharon Keating answered:
Timing would all depend upon the actual rental. Usually you can see a place within a day or so and the processing time only takes about 2 days....just time for review of your application, verification of your employment and doing a credit check. ... more
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Fri Jul 22, 2016
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Sun Sep 27, 2015
Sally Grenier answered:
It's impossible for Trulia to monitor millions of listings. It really is just a big database of info. If this is a scam, you can "FLAG" the listing as a scam, and Trulia moderators will remove it. ... more
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Thu Feb 5, 2015
Charlotte Turner,ABR®,e-PRO® answered:
The best thing to do is to FLAG the listing and the Trulia staff will look into it and remove it. Go to the listing. Look for the menu item MORE, click on that then on the dropdown menu click FLAG ... more
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Fri Jan 2, 2015
Don Tepper answered:
Trulia seems to be OK with the practice. Call the police. Call the listing agent--the real one--on the property. For years, Trulia has made money with the RealtyTrac scam. (Properties looking like they're listings when it was just a come-on to subscribe to RealtyTrac. Somehow, Trulia is making money by permitting these rental scams to continue. Probably by getting increased web traffic that, in turn, allows Trulia to sell more online advertising.

Hope that helps.
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Fri Aug 29, 2014
Janille Lujan asked:
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Thu Apr 10, 2014
Mike Gallagher answered:
Aloha Allsion:


My name is Mike Gallagher and I own and operate Mike Gallagher Real Estate, Inc. in Kailua. I suggest you check out my website at and learn what is happening in the market.

I would also contact a mortgage broker first to determine how much you my qualify for a loan and then begin shopping on the internet for a home at

Once you have don that, please call me with your questions.

Mike Gallagher
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Wed Apr 9, 2014
Alison Wisnom answered:
Your best bet for finding a rental is Craigslist. If you're military and PCS-ing, you can also use the AHRN site. But, the VA loan limit on Oahu is $720,050 with no cash down payment, so you may want to consider buying a property instead. There are also areas nearby where USDA loans are available. ... more
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Wed Mar 19, 2014
Keith Jean-Pierre answered:
I would suggest you try the regular rental sites: (Rentals Section) (Rentals Section) (Rentals Section)

Between all of those, you will get a very clear picture if you can find what you are looking for. Good luck!
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Jeff Howard answered:
Or you can just call the #1 Loan Officer in Hawaii and get all the information you need for USDA home loan approvals.
Check us out at or ... more
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Thu Jan 16, 2014
Frank Diaz answered:
I would try to call
Carl at Cornerstone Properties

Or a company called "Property Managerss"

Or try

Good luck!
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Tue Dec 10, 2013
Frank Diaz answered:
Aloha Melissa,

Please call or email if I may be of assistance.
I can help you at no cost to yourself.

Frank Diaz
East Oahu Realty
808.723.0900 cell
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Mon Dec 9, 2013
Cathy Peavy answered:
Hello...Sounds like Mililani or Waikele would work for what you and your family are looking for. Mililani is a great neighborhood with lots of eating places and stores, even the 14-plex Mililani Theaters. There are 7 recreation centers, with pools and rooms that you can rent for special events. We even have three Starbucks located in Mililani. =)

I was born and raised here in Hawaii. I was raised in Pearl City and Aiea, and have lived in Mililani for over 15 years. Let me know if I can help you and your family find a home. I can be reached at

Happy Holidays!

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Fri Nov 22, 2013
Cathy Pierce answered:
Though it is impossible to tell the future, you can learn a lot from the past. Real Estate, like many things, has a cycle to it. An ebb and flow so to speak. The typical pattern is that after a recession and housing price drop, there is a lag time while homes catch up to the previous high point. Once they arrive at the previous levels there is typically a steady rise for another 5-7 years before the next recession and price dip.

That being said, we had the price drop in 2007 and we finally caught back up to 2007 prices earlier this year. So you can project 5-7 years of steady rise based on historical data. More people come to Hawaii every year and it has been estimated that each decade between 2010 and 2030, the population is expected to increase by 140,000. However, Hawaii is currently only building 4,000-5,000 housing units a year. I think this will create a different kind of housing crisis. One that will keep prices in an upward trend.

You could also ask your Magic 8 Ball (just in case it has some good thoughts on the subject).
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Mon Sep 9, 2013
John Gephart answered:
Happy to help you! Have you found an agent already? Just following up with your post. Shoot me an email at and we can meet up at my Mililani Town Center office anytime. Cell is best 808-203-7424 ... more
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Mon Sep 9, 2013
John Gephart answered:
Shoot me an email at and I can get you set up with our Prudential Locations real estate search website or you can give me a call at 808.203.7424 and I can answer any questions you might have. Let me know how I can help. ... more
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