3 Tricks to Make Your Island Vacation Rentals Appealing

Posted by Audrey Love // November 21, 2018

Last year, in 2017, over 100 million Americans decided to forego home-cooked meals and hot chocolate by the fire, opting instead to travel for the holidays. That figure is only projected to increase this holiday season. For those of us who live in popular tourist destinations like Hawaii, that means busy restaurants, frequent tours, heavy […]

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Renovations to Ditch to Protect Your Bottom Line

Posted by Audrey Love // November 14, 2018

The primary objective of investing in Kailua Kona Hawaii real estate, and real estate in general, is to reap a return on your initial investment. In the world of Kailua Kona Hawaii real estate, there are several ways to do that. Those who fix and flip add value to a home through selective repairs to […]

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Should You Buy Old Homes, Or New Ones?

Posted by Audrey Love // November 7, 2018

If you’re buying a home in Hawaii for the purpose of long-term buy and hold, there are a lot of questions you have to ask yourself. What kind of tenant are you looking to attract, and in what market are you likely to attract them? Are you looking to purchase large family homes, small homes, […]

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How to Discuss and Implement Rent Increases for Happy Tenants

Posted by Audrey Love // October 31, 2018

Rent hikes: they’re a necessary evil for all landlords of HI real estate. As an investor well versed in local HI real estate market dynamics, you understand why rent hikes are necessary. But your tenants may not. In the event that you must increase rent, it is likely that you will face resistance, frustration, shock, […]

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4 Things You Must Know Before Buying Real Estate in Hawaii

Posted by Audrey Love // October 24, 2018

Are you looking into buying real estate in Hawaii? Perhaps you are a seasoned investor or homebuyer. Hopefully you have had the opportunity to visit Hawaii and research the real estate market before delving in. Maybe you’ve already found a fairly priced home and are already working through the process of closing. Hold tight before […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Buying in Out-Of-State Markets

Posted by Audrey Love // October 17, 2018

The safest and most profitable bet for most real estate investors, especially novice investors, is to buy and sell in a market with which they are already familiar. If you have lived in an area for a while and are acquainted with local supply, demand, preferences, and the like, you already have a leg up […]

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How to Create a Top-Notch Listing for Vacation Houses in Hawaii

Posted by Audrey Love // October 10, 2018

Investing in vacation houses in Hawaii is an excellent way to spearhead a career in real estate investing. Managing vacation houses in Hawaii not only offers amazing prospects for generating income; it’s also an excellent platform for beginners. A new crop of short-term tenants on a regular basis provides plenty of opportunities for trial and […]

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Hawaii Investment Advice: SEO for Success

Posted by Audrey Love // October 3, 2018

Tools like print and social media are excellent for helping your Hawaii investment operation gain attention and traction in the industry. However, print media is becoming increasingly obsolete. And social media can be a difficult platform for advertising. Posting on Facebook or Instagram only provides information on your business to those who already know and […]

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The Best Real Estate Investing Advice You Aren’t Following

Posted by Audrey Love // September 26, 2018

We talk a lot about the profitability of your real estate enterprise as if your income is the sole marker of your financial success. We emphasize the importance of careful calculations, meticulous math, safety nets, and buffers for your expenses. And we talk about operating within the right niches and making the right renovations to […]

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Property Investment Advice: Leveraging a 1031 Exchange

Posted by Audrey Love // September 5, 2018

Say you have invested in a property with the intent of buying and holding. You hold it for a few years, adding value to and paying taxes on the property. When it comes time to sell that property, it has appreciated in value. You sell your property for a healthy profit and walk away with […]

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