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House Hunting on Your Hawaiian Vacation

So you’re taking your annual trip to Hawaii and this time you are seriously considering buying a home in this tropical paradise. 
Here’s a unique way to see the sights and house hunt at the same time. We’ve identified four Oahu communities that are popular with homebuyers. And, as an added bonus, we’ve added a few visitor attractions to check out while you’re in the neighborhood.


The Ultimate Hawaii Condo Buying Guide

The great thing about buying a condo is that you can get ultra-cool amenities, such as pools, tennis courts, gym facilities, even upscale perks like restaurants and spas; low maintenance; and great locations for a fraction of the price of a single-family home.

Little wonder many people are shedding the yard work and home repair chores that eat up their weekends for the low-maintenance condo lifestyle. The advantages of condo living — lower costs, less maintenance, and more amenities — make downsizing and up-scaling appealing to many. But making the move also includes some additional adjustments, such as paying a monthly maintenance fee and having to abide by the condo’s house rules.

Featured Listings

Featured Honolulu Real Estate Listings - November 14, 2011

We showcase this week's featured Honolulu real estate listings from Prudential Locations' realtor James S. Chan (R), Partner

Mobile: (808) 551-7966
Email: JAMES.CHAN@pruhawaii.com

Kapahulu Avenue - MLS: 1111182

Investors or retirees, look no further! This rarely available zoo/DH/ocean view condotel in the Waikiki Grand across the street from the zoo.  This unit was completely renovated with travertine floors, showers, new cooktop, wall-mounted flat screen television, and refrigerator.  Hang out on your private lanai and enjoy ocean views.  Submit it to the hotel rental pool or rent it out yourself! View complete property information.


8 Biggest Screw-Ups to Avoid When Buying or Selling a Home

Despite the lagging economy, owning your own home remains the longstanding symbol of the American Dream.
Buying a home is likely the largest investment most people will ever make. Taking that first step toward fulfilling the American Dream can be an exciting experience and is arguably the best way for the average Joe to accumulate wealth. Yet, high aspirations can turn tragic if mistakes are made. Here are the 8 all-time biggest real estate screw-ups to avoid.