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Sat Mar 23, 2013
Monique Ting answered:
Are you an owner who wants to rent out your unit? Are you looking for short or long term tenants?
Most renters look at online marketing sites such as Trulia, Craigslist... You can also put a note in your building's bulletin board and or on printed media... If you live on Oahu, you can manage your own rental unit. but If you are off island, you;ll need to hire a local property manager.
Good luck!
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Sun Jan 13, 2013
Keith Jean-Pierre answered:
I would suggest you try all the usual outlets, Craigslist,, Trulia, Zillow, That should give you a great starting point. You can also hire a realtor to do this legwork for you. Best of luck with finding your new place. ... more
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Mon Dec 17, 2012
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Fri Oct 19, 2012
Terri Vellios answered:
Be careful of on line scams. If this is regarding a rental and there is no number to contact the agent or owner I'd be cautious. Also, never give your information up on line. Make sure that the property is a valid listing, with a local person, one you can have a face to face conversation with, AFTER you have been inside of the property.

Check Trulia for further information on how to avoid being scammed.
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Thu Aug 2, 2012
Susan Leifer answered:
In order to answer your question completely, I need to ask you if you are a buyer or a seller and have you received your Short Sale Letter of Agreement?
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Katie Minkus, R(B) answered:
I'd say just about all the REALTORS paying attention on the Big Island, that's for sure, because almost all of the properties here are zoned such that buyers can take advantage of that loan program, if they qualify. ... more
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Tue Oct 25, 2011
Clark Miyazaki, R answered:
440a...tuesday...october 25 2011


here's a link on "WOODLAWN TERR-MELEMANU"

this link will provide detail information and at a quick glance:

1) owner-occupany is only 23 % and this percentage indicates that the residents in this complex are renters

2) the property is located outside of the town called 'wahiawa - 96786' and adjacent to the wheeler army airfield and although the neighborhood may be considered 'mililani - 96789', the property location is closer to wahiawa than mililani.

hope this helps and it is more factual information and one would have to interviews resident of WOODLAWN TERR-MELEMANU to answer and/or get a better response to your question.

have nice days.


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Mon Jul 15, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
In order to best protect yourself and any other assets you may have, it's in your best interest to consult with your attorney--if you bankruptcy attorney cannot help you, consider consulting with one that specializes in real estate. ... more
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Mon Jan 24, 2011
Scott Godzyk answered:
HOA dues do not get wiped out in most bankruptcies, they stay with the property. You need to ask your attorney but if you included the hoa in your filing, they may or may not be able to collect it from you but will be able to collect it from teh eventuial owner of teh condo.

At this point you should list it with an agent who is expereinced in short sales, they can include the mortgage and the condo fees in your short sale, it will be better for your rcredit in the long run to avoid the foreclsoure.

Please see my blog for tips selling your property as a short sale
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Fri Jan 21, 2011
Scott Miller answered:
Hi Honugirl. The HOA will try to get them paid by either the bank that's foreclosing....OR, the new buyer. The HOAs need the money to pay day-to-day bills such as landscaping, common electric/insurance, pool, repairs/painting exteriors.

This has become a nightmare issue down here in Florida. The HOAs are being extremely aggressive in filing liens, lawsuits and foreclosures against homeowners for back maintenance fees.


Scott Miller, Realty Associates, Boca Raton, FL
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Thu Oct 7, 2010
Frank Diaz answered:
Hi Honugirl,

What is the deficiency for?
What kind of bankruptcy?
Who is claiming the deficiency?
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Fri Aug 13, 2010
Earl Boyer answered:
The best answer is possibly. Some states allow a lender to pursue a Deficiency Judgment, the lender sues for the difference between what is owed and the amount they receive in the sale. It can also depend on whether the loan being foreclosed was used for the initial purchase of it it was a refinance different rules may apply. The same goes for the way the IRS will treat the deficiency. if debt is forgiven it may be treated as income.

Check your mortgage documents, there should be a section that deals with Recourse. it should give you an idea of what the lender can pursue in your state. If you have been foreclosed on or are in the process check the documents to see if the lender is entitled to a deficiency judgment or are they willing to waive it. if the foreclosure hasn't taken place yet negotiate with them.

I am not an attorney or an accountant. MOST IMPORTANT get legal and tax advise from the appropriate professionals.
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Thu Aug 12, 2010
Frank Diaz answered:
Hi Honugirl,

No one really has to pay them (to a certain point), since they have to paid to transfer title. Normally the impound account, or escrow that was built up pays them. The county and and property taxes will be paid first. The lender (or whomever owns it at the time), should make sure that it is not foreclosed on due to the taxes being delinquent. After the taxes are paid, then the mortgage, HOA (Homeowner's Association) and so on will get paid.

"taxes are in the first lien position, the tax foreclosure extinguishes all other encumbrances including but not limited to Deeds of Trust, mortgages, contracts, liens, judgments and any similar items."

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Mon Jul 23, 2012
David M Nash answered:
Call me today and I will get the guidelines of what you are looking for and I will video properties for you so you can shop from NY. If the poor photographs of most MLS listings don9;t give you the full picture, let me give you the real walk through HD video tours of the homes we think are right for you. When you arrive I will pick you up at the airport and we will visit your top 3 picks and make a decision. This method has worked for many of my buyers and they save time, money and sanity by using video tours.

Check my you tube site which has over 75 videos of home on Oahu. It is the way to purchase a home in the 21st Century.

With Much Aloha,
David Nash
808 271 2223
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Wed Jun 24, 2009
Todd Tripp answered:
Hi Ladyditavai,
I head up a real etate investment company and may be able to assist you in purchasing one of our properties or any other on the market. Mililani is a great community. I live in town now, but I grew up there. You will enjoy it. Please let me know if I can help out you in anyway. ... more
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