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Real Estate Agent - Resort and Second-Home Specialist - REALTOR Broker #21673

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2014 

      Na'Aina Kai Garden's Halloween Event   BOO!!! Get out your favorite ghoulish costume and gear up for some good, blood-curdling screams! There are lots of Halloween happenings for kids, adults and the whole family all over this island.   Freaky Fridays in October Every Friday in October Kuk...
10/24/2014
What is a Leasehold? There are two common types of ownership in Hawaii. Fee Simple and Leasehold. Fee Simple is the most common both here and in other states. If property ownership is Fee Simple ownership of both the land and the improvements (the buildings) are conveyed together when the propert...
10/19/2014
There have been various blogs recently (on AR and elsewhere) about different guidelines to handle web-based leads. It seems this is always a topic of interest and some frustration for agents. My experience has been mixed but in recent years I've been improving my lead capture ratio.  I have sever...
10/18/2014
I was talking with several agents during lunch last week. One of them mentioned recent news about agent assaults and wondered if she should be more careful when doing showings alone. We all commented, sharing our thought about safety. I was surprised to discover that I was the only one who used a...
10/16/2014
Perform Metals (formerly known as Two Brothers Gutters) is my favorite source for quality workmanship in fashioning and installing gutters on this island. Based in Kapaa, they serve the entire island and can handle commercial as well as residential jobs.   They have specialized staff, so the pers...
10/06/2014
You may be familiar with Old Republic in your locale. They are know for their service and facilitating transactions that sometimes involve intrastate parties. It is common here in Hawaii for a buyer and seller to be located in two different states, or countries. Our escrows can be complicated and...
10/06/2014
Sharon Gerber at Peak Mortgage’s Lihue, Kauai office is an excellent resource when a client needs guidance about a loan for a residential property. I have had numerous closings where Sharon’s expertise and attention to detail helped make those transactions successful. My clients always recommend ...
10/06/2014
  This is a recommendation for using Mr. T's Pest control for Termite inspections during your Kauai escrows.   Currently there are two companies that provide tenting service for residences. I've had good experiences with both of them. Mr. T's does NOT provide tenting and has no incentive to recom...
10/06/2014
  This post is a response to Jared's Above and Beyond! October contest. In the spirit of his message I'm sharing one of my many stories, and I look forward to reading those of other agents that go the extra mile for their clients. I know many of us do!   A few years ago - when foreclosures and sh...
10/06/2014
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