From the Archive
By HOM Editorial Team | August 14, 2016
Hawai’i Association of REALTORS® works with the Governor’s office to help the island address homelessness crisis.
By HOM Editorial Team | December 11, 2015
There are about 90,000 cesspools in Hawaii receiving wastewater. The state’s Department of Health wants to shut them down and convert to a public sewer system or septic system, but local REALTORS® oppose the conversion because it will affect housing af …
By HOM Editorial Team | April 9, 2015
Honolulu’s Oahu island location makes it one of the nation’s most desirable and most expensive places to live. Unfortunately, the community currently faces a serious lack of housing inventory and a severe shortage of affordable housing. In response, Ho …
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Short-Term Rental Restrictions in Maui County, HI
March 2, 2020
Residents were asked to opposed a plan to phase-out short-term rentals in single family dwellings in the county.
There are over four million incidents of housing discrimination every year. How to proceed if you are one of the homeowners who’s experienced this.
“When housing markets are fair, individuals have access to better economic opportunity and the ability to build more wealth.”
Conventional loans have become more competitive, and are now available through Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, with down payments as low as 3%.
Cities are working to address the lack of affordable housing as a means to boost homeownership opportunities. Small-dollar mortgages could help.
Outdoor heating is an essential for your outdoors space. With so many options, it can be hard to know which type one is right for you.