Despite reports about the difficulty of obtaining mortgages, some local lenders and brokers say this is not the case on Hawaii Island. They also say the time needed to close a loan is not getting longer and there are more players in the mortgage buying game, many of whom they are coaching through the obstacles [...]
FIRST FALL SNOW on Mauna Kea. Over two inches of fresh snow fell on Mauna Kea last night (Nov 1st), signalling the official start of the wet season. We hope!!!! After 4 years of drought the west side of the island is parched and ready for some green green grass.
Well folks, it appears looking at the MLS statistics for the last month that sales volume in the West Hawaii real estate market may have made the turn. Trends last month confirm that both Kona and So. Kohala showed a definite up turn in sales volume. If you look around, there are a lot of [...]