47 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Sell Faster

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THROUGHOUT THE HOUSE Open the draperies, pull up the shades, and let in the sunlight. Create a positve mood. Turn on all lights, day or night, and install higher wattage light bulbs to show your home brightly. Remove cluster from each room to visually enlarge them. If you have a fireplace, highlight it in your decorating. Keep your home dusted …

Oahu Median Housing Prices Near Record High in February

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During February 2017, the number of single-family houses sold decreased by 7.9 percent, the lowest being 201 homes sold in February 2015, while condominium sales rose by 11.7 percent from February 2016. The median price paid for single-family houses increased by 7.9 percent to $755,000 from the same time period last year. The record median price of $760,000 was set …

Hawaii Real Estate in 2016 by the Numbers: 3 Major Islands Have a Hot Year

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Hawaii Real Estate in 2016 by the Numbers: 3 Major Islands Have a Hot Year   Single-family home and condo sales surged on three of Hawaii’s major Islands in 2016, according to statistics from the Honolulu Board of Realtors, the Kauai Board of Realtors and Hawaii Island Realtors. On Oahu, the median price for single-family homes in 2016 was $735,000, …

NAR: 89 Percent of Homeowners Use an Agent to Sell

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  Nearly 90 percent of all respondents worked with a real estate agent to buy or sell a home, according to the National Association of Realtors®’ annual Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. Eighty-nine percent of sellers sold their home with the help of an agent, matching last year’s numbers. Homeowners who elected to sell their homes themselves was the same …

Oahu Single-Family Homes Sales Show Strength Once Again In October

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HONOLULU — The Honolulu Board of REALTORS® released resale figures today for the month of October 2016. During October 2016, sales of single-family homes rose by 7 percent compared to October 2015, while condominium sales decreased by 5.7 percent compared to October 2015. The median price paid for single-family homes in October 2016 increased by 3.1 percent from the same …

Refreshing Pool Houses in Kailua

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Looking for refreshing Pool Houses in Kailua? Have a quick overview of what Kailua has to offer with these houses with pools. You no longer have to take a trip to the beach if you want a quick dip or a private swim right in the comfort of your own home.

Home Staging Do’s and Dont’s

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Home staging is about illusions. It’s how David Copperfield would sell a house. It’s magical. It’s beyond decorating and cleaning. It’s about perfecting the art of creating moods. Staging makes your house look bigger, brighter, cleaner, warmer, more loving and, best of all, it makes home buyers want to buy it. Instantly! Contrary to what you might think, it’s about …

11 Popular Home Updates That Are Worth the Money

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Is adding barn doors to your home the key to selling it for a higher price? Conventional wisdom would say almost certainly not. But a recent report by Zillow Digs, the real estate information company’s home improvement and design hub, found home listings with “barn door” in the description see a sale price as much as 13 percent higher than …

Condominiums on Oahu Continue to Sell Briskly

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According to the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®, during September 2016, sales of single-family homes were flat compared to September 2015, while condominium sales increased by 6.7 percent compared to September 2015. The median price paid for single-family homes in September 2016 increased by 2.7 percent from the same month last year to $750,000. The median price for condominiums increased by 4.7 percent from …