Difference between Broker, Realtor and a Real Estate Agent

If you have been looking for property in the last few days, then there are chances that you have come across the most confusing terminologies in the Real Estate directory. A Real Estate broker and a Real Estate agent are two terms that you will hear from time to time. But what exactly is the difference between the two? Continue reading “Difference between Broker, Realtor and a Real Estate Agent” »

Buying Tips for Luxury Homes

1. Know where to look. Hawaii is without a doubt one of the most beautiful locations on earth. Featuring year-round warmth, mountainous regions for hiking, and beautiful beaches for surfing and swimming, you might simply say, “Take your pick,” when it comes to locating the perfect home. However, you should research the market like you would anywhere else. What are the best areas for property value? What are the styles of homes that appeal most to you? Are the prices and fair and manageable? Will the location be conducive to your lifestyle? All these questions should be considered heavily before proceeding. Continue reading “Buying Tips for Luxury Homes” »

Buying Land

First, it is important to understand that not all land is created equal. Two identical plots of flat, lush greenery may differ greatly once you look under the turf. Loose rocks, sand deposits, and other irregularities in the soil consistency can cause headaches for the new home builder, sending your plans for that dream home tumbling down as quickly as the actual house would if it were built on such unsuitable land. Research is your most important tool when purchasing land for your new home, so leave no stone unturned. Literally. Continue reading “Buying Land” »