Relief is on the way? 助けの手が来そう?

Great news for Bank of America home loan holders. As part of a deal the U.S Government made with the major lenders, BofA will make an effort to reduce the financial hardship of their [...]

Honolulu foreclosures still high, but rank better than most cities

There were 3,985 Oahu properties in foreclosure in 2009, a 142 percent increase over the number of foreclosure filings in 2008, and a 672 percent increase over 2007. But Hawaii foreclosures ranked well below other [...]

The last honest realtor in America?

Interesting story on Nightline the other night about a realtor who is brutally honest when warning potential buyers about houses on the market, including his own listings.

“I don’t know if this is a flophouse, [...]

Hawaii foreclosures soar 503 percent in March

Hawaii’s foreclosure activity increased a staggering 503 percent in March from the same period last year according to this Star Bulletin article. However, almost half the active foreclosure filings in the state were at [...]

Is happiness a state of mind?

According to’s happiness index, Nebraska is the “happiest” state in the nation. The top ranking is a result of the following rankings… Nebraska ranked #2 overall in lowest number of foreclosures, #2 overall [...]

Foreclosures jump in February

In a Pacific Business News article, foreclosures jumped in Hawaii (and the rest of the nation) in the month of February. Hawaii had 537 foreclosure filings in February (27th in the nation). California led [...]