Monthly Archives: February 2010

Tsunami!

A massive 8.8 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Chile put the entire State on Tsunami alert. Some people were abruptly woken by the civil defense sirens at 6am. And some people made a [...]

February 27, 2010|Real Estate|1 Comment|

10 Rookie Home Buyer Mistakes to Avoid

Some great advice in US News & World Report… the top 10 mistakes of first-time home buyers.

1. Not checking your credit report and score
2. Not getting preapproved
3. Not creating a long-term budget
4. [...]

February 20, 2010|Buyers|0 Comments|

Happiest States: Hawaii Moves into First Place

Hawaii grabbed the top spot in a poll of the happiest place to live in 2009, beating out former #1 Utah. 350,000 American adults were interviewed and scores were averaged over six sub-categories: [...]

February 18, 2010|Real Estate|0 Comments|

We Are the World

“We Are the World” was just released on iTunes and YouTube today. All proceeds from iTunes go to the We Are the World Foundation.

February 13, 2010|Real Estate|0 Comments|

Evan Williams: Listening to Twitter Users

This blog entry is not about Hawaii real estate, or about life in Hawaii, but I watched this video and it was so interesting that I wanted to share it. This is Evan Williams, [...]

February 12, 2010|Real Estate|0 Comments|

2010 Home sales off to fast start

According to the Pacific Business News Home sales on Oahu were up in January 2010, compared to January 2009. There were 162 single-family homes sold, compared to 122 homes sold last January… [...]

February 3, 2010|Prices, Statistics|0 Comments|