With all the new technology out there, people are looking for more and more innovative ways to market their homes. Enter drones. Drones can shoot high-definition footage from above, showcasing things about your home that you wouldn’t necessarily see from the ground. The unique perspective will bring interest to your home in all of your marketing. But, is it the right tactic for selling your Maui home?
Many people have the same dreams – finding that special someone, buying a home and settling down. This is an exciting time in your life, but how do you know you are ready to buy a home? Ask yourself the following questions to find out if now is the right time for you to make that down payment and start making those monthly mortgage payments.
Buying a home is a very exciting time, but it is best not to let your emotions run away with you. Now is the time to be practical, as a home is most likely the largest purchase you are going to make. Once you’ve found your dream home, you’ve probably asked your real estate professional to get an offer prepared for you, but there are a few steps you should take before putting in an offer.
Do you have questions about mortgage liens? This article could help answer your questions.
According to one source, the definition of a mortgage lien is “a legal claim against a mortgaged property, which must be paid when the property is sold.”
So to put it more clearly, if you have a mortgage on a property, then the amount you owe to the bank, also known as the mortgage balance, is the lien portion. When you decide to sell your property, the amount left on the mortgage lien needs to be paid to the bank before any profit can be distributed to you.
As a first-time home buyer or seller in Maui, you may not be familiar with some of the processes and terminology being thrown at you. This week’s article is going to answer the question “What is a home inspection?”
Wikipedia gives the definition of a home inspection as being “a limited, non-invasive examination of the condition of a home, often in connection with the sale of that home.”
Debt can be life-crushing to those who have it. It seems almost impossible to get yourself out of it, especially if you have a low income. It affects your lifestyle, your relationships and your health. Hawaiians have some of the highest debt loads in the country, including credit card and mortgage debt. Income in Hawaii doesn’t match the rising cost of living either, so residents just get deeper and deeper in debt.
There are ways you can bring yourself out of debt, even if you have a lower income. It will take some research, work and time.
Whether you are new to the world of investment properties or a seasoned professional, this article is a great reminder of how to be a good landlord.
Attracting great tenants is key if you want to make your job as a landlord as easy as possible. Finding the balance between customer service and enforcer can be tricky, but here are some sure fire ways you can foster a great working relationship with your clients.
Staging your Maui home for maximum appeal is one of the most important ways to get buyers in the door and signing that offer. You can’t change your neighborhood, the size of your house or the general bones of your home, but you can make it look clean, neat and upscale so it appeals to the majority of buyers.
While someone losing their home is never a good thing, it does bring opportunity to potential buyers of the foreclosed home. You may have heard the stories of people scoring an amazing bargain on home, simply because it was in foreclosure, but are these stories true? And is buying a foreclosure really a good idea?
Act 48 and the subsequent Act 182 worked to keep default homeowners in their home after the big recession hit Hawaii, although many detractors say that it didn’t help the majority of homeowners who needed it, for various reasons. This article looks into aspects to consider for buyers looking at foreclosures.