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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.
Much like home prices, rents are also spiking, taking upwards of 53% of family income, causing stress on wallets and crushing homeownership dreams.
Closing the wealth gap made is being more difficult by mathematical equations used to determine mortgage eligibility.
An influx of severe weather in places not used to such dangerous conditions has wreaked havoc on homeowners when it comes to insurance.
American families lose, on average, about $3,300 annually due to failed infrastructure. Did you ever hit a pothole and blow out a tire? That’s failed infrastructure. Did you ever lose power long enough, or does it happen frequently enough, where you ha …
When you pour yourself a glass of water from the tap in your kitchen, you can hold the glass up to the light and the liquid looks crystal clear. Next, doing your best impression of a wine connoisseur, you swirl the water around in the glass and tip it …