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By Sandy Sills, Associate Broker
(Preferred Real Estate Brokers)
Hope Is on the Horizon for Today’s Housing Shortage The major challenge in today’s housing market is that there are more buyers looking to purchase than there are homes available to buy. Simply put, supply can’t keep up with demand. A normal market has a 6-month supply of homes for sale. Anything over that indicates it’s a buyers’ market, but an inventory level below that threshold means we’re in a sellers’ market. Today’s inventory level sits far below the norm. According to the Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “Total housing inventory at the end of April amounted to 1.16 million units, up 10.5% from March's inventory and down 20.5% from one year ago (1.46 million). Unsold inventory sits at a 2.4-month supply at the current sales pace, slightl...
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By Maui Luxury Real Estate Team, Ask for the Best, Ask for MLRET!
(KW Island Living)
Have you been dreaming of living in Hawaii? If so, you can now turn your dreams into reality with a forever home in paradise. Experience the best of the island, from striking scenery to the soothing waves, immaculate beaches, and so much more, when you make your move and buy real estate at the Kaanapali Alii. Introducing Kaanapali Alii 1-303.Full Article Here: Live Luxuriously At Kaanapali Alii 1-303
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By Maui Luxury Real Estate Team, Ask for the Best, Ask for MLRET!
(KW Island Living)
A top-notch luxury condominium property in the Kaanapali area; the Kaanapali Alii boasts 264 individually owned condos fronting the world-renowned Kaanapali Beach. Property owners enjoy the luxury of strolling on these pristine white sands anytime they want as well as easy access to shopping, dining, and entertainment at the nearby Whalers Village. Among the breathtaking experiences, you will enjoy every day is watching the spectacular Maui sunset and the incredible sights of the Pacific Ocean from your lanai or poolside.Full Article Here: Property Spotlight: Kaanapali Alii Luxury Condo for Sale
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By Maui Luxury Real Estate Team, Ask for the Best, Ask for MLRET!
(KW Island Living)
Home to incredible white sand beaches and many other spectacular sights of the island’s natural beauty, West Maui is a place to indulge your senses; particularly, your taste buds, with many fine and casual dining options to satisfy your gastronomic cravings.Here’s a rundown of several of the best West Maui restaurants to enjoy after moving to your new West Maui home! For more great information on Maui and the Maui real estate market, don’t forget to sign up for our monthly newsletter today!Full Article Here: Best West Maui Restaurants to Excite Your Taste buds
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By Maui Luxury Real Estate Team, Ask for the Best, Ask for MLRET!
(KW Island Living)
The hustle and bustle of city life can become overwhelming and tiring as time goes on. It’s easy to spiral into a frenzied and chaotic lifestyle in a fast-paced world. To unwind, people usually go on a vacation in Hawaii. The Islands of Aloha is indeed a paradise that offers a plethora of adventures, scenic views, and a laid-back way of life. That is why it’s not surprising that some people choose to live here full time. So if you’re planning on packing your bags and permanently living in Hawaii, we’ve got the perfect West Maui real estate for you.Full Article Here: Build Your Maui Dream Home in Lanikeha, Kaanapali
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By Sakamoto Properties Maui Hawaii, Prestige is our Business*Reputation our Foundation
If you are someone lucky to live on Maui, always remember you have a plethora of great places to try whenever you are craving delicious and luxurious meals. These must-eat fine dining places offer different varieties of food and even provide takeout and delivery options if you prefer dining at home. To help you decide which restaurant to try out, we’ve compiled the best places you can dine in on Maui.Full Article Here: The Best Places to Eat in Maui – Must Eat and Fine Dining
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By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
Mistakes That First-Time Homebuyers Make  If you’re buying your first home, there are plenty of things that you’ll need to know. Being informed will allow you to avoid some of the most common mistakes that first-time homebuyers make. These errors and their remedies can be found below. Don't join the crowd and make an error, know before you buy.    They Don’t Have Enough Funds   Every homebuyer plans for mortgage payments. Not every buyer plans for all of the other costs that go along with buying a home. Just because you can afford mortgage payments doesn't necessarily mean that you can afford the house.    There’s so much financially that goes into owning a home. You’ll need to plan for things like home maintenance, insurance, taxes, closing costs, and more. All of this will need to be ...
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By Sakamoto Properties Maui Hawaii, Prestige is our Business*Reputation our Foundation
There are many reasons why you should consider moving to Kapalua, Hawaii, and making it your home. Aside from the chill island vibe, the island is home to luxury dining and lodging, making it a popular destination among serious golfers, affluent people, and top-billed celebrities. The good news is you don’t have to be famous to enjoy the island’s stunning landscapes, outdoor activities, and amazing shores. A good number of their attractions are free and open even to off-property visitors.Full Article Here: Best Things to do in Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii
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By Sakamoto Properties Maui Hawaii, Prestige is our Business*Reputation our Foundation
Watching the sunset with loved ones while taking a sip of a refreshing drink is a dream life that many people covet. For some, experiencing this luxurious island lifestyle where you are surrounded by nature’s best sceneries and the warm ocean breeze is only possible when going on a vacation. But for the lucky residents of an exclusive Maui Luxury Real Estate, the marvels of a tropical paradise are integrated with their daily life. If you dream of the lulling ocean waves, mesmerizing panoramic views, and year-long ideal weather, this gem of a home is waiting for you.Full Article Here: Dreamy Kapalua Home with Vast Ocean Views for Sale in Pineapple Hill
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By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
Hope Is on the Horizon for Today’s Housing Shortage The major challenge in today’s housing market is that there are more buyers looking to purchase than there are homes available to buy. Simply put, supply can’t keep up with demand. A normal market has a 6-month supply of homes for sale. Anything over that indicates it’s a buyers’ market, but an inventory level below that threshold means we’re in a sellers’ market. Today’s inventory level sits far below the norm. According to the Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “Total housing inventory at the end of April amounted to 1.16 million units, up 10.5% from March's inventory and down 20.5% from one year ago (1.46 million). Unsold inventory sits at a 2.4-month supply at the current sales pace, slightl...
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By Sakamoto Properties Maui Hawaii, Prestige is our Business*Reputation our Foundation
The real estate report from the Realtors Association of Maui for March 2021 showed the increased sales activity in this part of the island. This positive trend is due to two significant reasons – normal spring and the relaxing of COVID-19 protocols. March has been very busy in the West Maui real estate market as the demand for properties increased exponentially despite the rising mortgage rates as well as the prices of homes. People who sell their homes remain low along with new construction activities.Full Article Here: March 2021 West Maui Real Estate Stats are In
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Rancho Cucamonga, CA Cost of Living in Rancho Cucamonga . . . And MoreThe cost of living in Rancho Cucamonga revolves around how much money it needs for basic life necessities, primarily, housing, food, taxes, and healthcare.Living expenses depend upon one’s salary. It rests on how much he can spend for his needs, and on what type of lifestyle he lives. Your expenses must not exceed how much you earn otherwise, you will find yourself stuck in a tight spot. However, that shouldn’t put you off since even though it is vital to consider your financial capabilities Especially when moving, many people still sign up to live in an upscale neighborhood. Expense-related factors are not the only important considerations in choosing which place to move to, there are more other things to think about...
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By E. Steve Banis, Jr., http://www.SouthCarolinaHomesInc.com
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
A Perfectly Priced 3 Bed/3 Bath Artesia Townhome FOR SALE in Sunrise!                 A Perfectly Priced 3 Bed/3 Bath Artesia Townhome FOR SALE in Sunrise! This hard to find 3 bedroom, 3 bath model also has an attached 2 car garage - wow!  The open concept floor plan offers plenty of space and a full bedroom and bathroom on the first floor. This home also has impact windows and doors.Artesia is a fabulous community with tons of resort style amenities, including 3 heated swimming pools, jacuzzis, a fitness center, tennis courts, billiards, a clubhouse, and more. Artesia is located near the Sawgrass Mills mall with its many high end, popular restaurants and stores, as well as the BB&T Center where you can enjoy a concert or sporting events. There are plenty of  sidewalks for biking and wa...
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By Eva Hoopes, Realtor Boise Real Estate
(Group One Sotheby’s International Realty)
In the Heart of Hidden Springs! OverviewMapsPhotosFeatures $938,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 3,448 sqftLot: 0.24 acre(s)Year Built: 2005MLS #: 98807089 Location 12526 N Humphreys WayBoise, ID 83714USA Eva Hoopes Group One Sotheby’s International Realty(208) 284-7732ehoopes@groupone.comhttp://www.realestateboiseid.com/   Listed by: Eva Hoopes Real Estate Our recent listingsIn the Heart of Hidden Springs! | $938,000 | Boise, ID Subscribe to our listing feed Nearby properties for sale
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Veteran’s Home Loans for Gainesville TexasIf you are reading this, you or a family member have likely served in our military.  First off, we would like to say a sincere “Thank You” for your service!  We recognize that not only do our Veterans sacrifice by serving, but their families do as well-, and we owe you all a debt of gratitude!One of the best benefits Veterans and their families receive due to their service to our great country is the VA home loan benefits.  We are going to outline just a few of these significant benefits in this article for you. Here are some of the major benefits you may receive by using your VA home loan benefits:*100% financing available- one of the very few loans available with no down payment!*Lower rates available than most loan programs- which saves you m...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Veteran’s Home Loans for Belton TexasIf you are reading this, you or a family member have likely served in our military.  First off, we would like to say a sincere “Thank You” for your service!  We recognize that not only do our Veterans sacrifice by serving, but their families do as well-, and we owe you all a debt of gratitude!One of the best benefits Veterans and their families receive due to their service to our great country is the VA home loan benefits.  We are going to outline just a few of these significant benefits in this article for you. Here are some of the major benefits you may receive by using your VA home loan benefits:*100% financing available- one of the very few loans available with no down payment!*Lower rates available than most loan programs- which saves you money ...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Veteran’s Home Loans for Scotland TexasIf you are reading this, you or a family member have likely served in our military.  First off, we would like to say a sincere “Thank You” for your service!  We recognize that not only do our Veterans sacrifice by serving, but their families do as well-, and we owe you all a debt of gratitude!One of the best benefits Veterans and their families receive due to their service to our great country is the VA home loan benefits.  We are going to outline just a few of these significant benefits in this article for you. Here are some of the major benefits you may receive by using your VA home loan benefits:*100% financing available- one of the very few loans available with no down payment!*Lower rates available than most loan programs- which saves you mone...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Veteran’s Home Loans for Hill TexasIf you are reading this, you or a family member have likely served in our military.  First off, we would like to say a sincere “Thank You” for your service!  We recognize that not only do our Veterans sacrifice by serving, but their families do as well-, and we owe you all a debt of gratitude!One of the best benefits Veterans and their families receive due to their service to our great country is the VA home loan benefits.  We are going to outline just a few of these significant benefits in this article for you. Here are some of the major benefits you may receive by using your VA home loan benefits:*100% financing available- one of the very few loans available with no down payment!*Lower rates available than most loan programs- which saves you money ev...
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