Real estate heroes come to rescue after suffering losses in Maui fires
Fires that roared through western Maui last week have destroyed thousands of homes and killed scores of people. The real estate community is trying to help pick up the pieces
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 15
Mortgage assistance for Hawaii fire victims includes forbearance help
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Housing Administration outlined relief for homeowners as FEMA and the state of Hawaii rushed to provide emergency housing for displaced residents
by Matt Carter Aug 15
BHGRE brings on Rainbow Island Properties in Kauai, Hawaii
The new firm, co-owned and operated by Tim Ross and Joyce Wright Funk, is based in the Hanalei district. Wright Funk's appointment marks the 1st time a BHGRE affiliate has had a Black female owner
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 27
Compass names Wendy Forsythe president of 3 western states
'California, Nevada and Hawaii represent our largest market, and we are thrilled to have Wendy onboard to lead our teams and agent entrepreneurs in this key market,' CEO Robert Reffkin said
by Ben Verde Feb 1
Venture Sotheby's spreads Hawaiian presence to Mauna Kea Resort
The new offices located in the historic resort will build on the brand's existing presence on Hawaii Island in Keauhou, Waimea and Hilo
These are the 10 states where homes are taking the longest to sell
Homes in New York state take an average of 130 days to get an offer and close a deal. That's longer than anywhere else in the US, according to a new study from online bank
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 2
Compass taps Bill Cunningham to manage sales in Hawaii
The former president of sales at Corcoran will work on agent support and furthering Compass' expansion into the island market
by Ben Verde Mar 7
Second-home platform Pacaso enters island time with Maui buy
Pacaso is making available 1/2 to 1/4 shares of the Maui home, which will be operated by a team of local service providers
by Craig C. Rowe Mar 2
Commission rules, lockbox access chief among threats to industry
At Coldwell Banker's Gen Blue Experience event, Kalama Kim predicted that everything from a DOJ antitrust case to 'marginal agents' could soon upend the real estate industry
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 6
Coldwell Banker will be focusing on sellers in 2022 — here’s why
David Marine, chief marketing officer of Coldwell Banker, recently told Inman his company's ongoing rebranding efforts have improved both consumer and agent sentiment, and buoyed the fortunes of local franchisees
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 6
The Agency opens its 23rd franchise in Hawaii
Local agents Yvienne and Gerrit Peterson will lead the new office
Summer is the season for rental scams, Better Business Bureau says
Renters face the greatest financial losses due to scams during summer months, as peak moving season arrives and the rental scammers emerge
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 20
Inman Interactive: Where housing costs are straining budgets most
In this interactive map, see the states where homeowners with a mortgage have incomes that haven't kept up with housing costs
by Daniel Houston Jun 21
Get paid to move: 6 regions wooing new residents with cash perks
Economic councils across the U.S. are trying to lure remote workers with incentives like cash, community events with other transplants, free flights and in the case of the Northwest Arkansas Council, a bicycle. And it seems to be working
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 30
Equity-rich properties make gains in fourth quarter
The number of equity-rich homes in the U.S. made solid gains at the end of last year, and now account for more than 30% of mortgaged properties