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Kauai's Kuhio Highway north of Hanalei town has opened after being closed for over a year due to landslides from April 2018 rains. After the rains residents of the immediate area and other permit holders (usually construction workers) could only drive on the highway during 3 set times of the day....
 Listed are 6 summarized tips for purchasing a Kauai Vacation Rental: 1. Is it Legal? – For a vacation rental home to be legal it must be in a Vacation Destination Area (VDA) of have a registered Transient Vacation Rental (TVR) number. Most of the VDA areas are in Princeville, Poipu and along the...
With lots of warning and time to prepare for the threating Hurricane Lane to the Hawaiian Islands, I prepared for upcoming storm. Not by filling my gas tank or buying cases of water but by walking to the library to stock up on reading supplies. The last major Hurricane to hit Kauai in 1992 left m...
There have been a lot of questions and theories of the cyclical nature of the real estate market and if we are at the top of the cycle headed for a bottom. According to the real estate researcher, Homer Hoyt, observed in 1933 real estate cycles last approximately 18 years. Now if you follow this ...
Can A Realtor refuse to show you property? Approximately 20 years ago I was showing vacant land to a client (Mr. TW. Buyer) who already owned his home on Kauai. He explained he wanted some acreage. I showed him a number of properties but none were satisfactory to him. After a couple of months I e...
Clean up your Kauai home, clean up your life and sell your Kauai Home  while keeping our island of Kauai clean.De-cluttering, cleaning and staging your Kauai home are the recommendations from most professionals if you are planning to sell your home. A clean, light and airy home will not only give...
A fellow Realtor called me a few days ago to warn me of the resurgence of a REO real estate scam I described in an earlier blog I was almost Scammed A REO Scam.  This is where a company/caller lies to you saying they have 2 pre-REO properties in their queue that they need a sales agent for. But o...
At Kauai Dreams Realty we often get inquiries from people looking for a rental or wanting to purchase a home here who have pets. If you don’t already live in the state of Hawaii, your first Internet stop should be to the State of Hawaii Animal Information Page.By visiting the site a pet owner can...
This is my monthly Kauai REO, Kauai Foreclosures Blog. It is a compilation all Kauai MLS listed bank owned properties. It is updated at least once a month or more if the Kauai REO activity has increased. Check out our website at www.kauaidreams.com for more properties and blogs.  Active MLS Liste...
This is my monthly Kauai REO, Kauai Foreclosures Blog. It is a compilation all Kauai MLS listed bank owned properties. All Kauai listings can be viewed on our website at www.kauaidreams.com. Active MLS Listed Kauai REOs: Halemalu #26, Lihue. this is a 3 bedroom 2.5 town home located at the very e...

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