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Chip in for Homeownership Golf Tournament! We'll talk about it tomorrow on the Team Lally Radio Show with our guest Reina Miyamoto of Hawaii HomeOwnership Center. Find our show on the iHeart app or listen tomorrow, Saturday on AM 830 KHVH at 11am. 
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What are homebuyers looking for in a home? Here are three things that you can do to prepare your home that will net you more money.

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Today we want to talk to you about how to maximize the sale of your home. There are things you need to do to your home that will cost you less money and stress if you start early. Even when the market is hot, buyers will still balk at dirty, cluttered homes with a lot of personal items strewn about.

Here’s what you need to do:

"It’s tough for buyers to imagine themselves living in your home with a lot of personal items strewn around."

1. Clean, clean, clean, and clean

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Hiring the right home inspector is one of the most important steps in the home buying process.

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One of the most important steps in your home buying process is to have a home inspection. So what can you do to make this crucial step easier? Hire the right home inspector.

To make sure you hire the right professional, make sure to work with someone who’s a member of ASHI. Members of ASHI (the American Society of Home Inspectors) subscribe to a high standard.

Also, you should inspect what you expect. If you suspect your roof is not in sound condition, get a roofing contractor to verify that for you. Do not just leave

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We just wanted to send out a quick message thanking ALL of you who came out and supported our team on Keller Williams RED Day. RED stands for “Renew, Energize, and Donate” and our group certainly accomplished all three of those tasks.

Each year on the second Thursday of May, we celebrate RED Day as a part of our legacy worth leaving. Making a difference in the lives of others and bettering the communities that we serve lies at the heart of the Keller Williams culture. It embodies the generous spirit and commitment we have to “giving back" to the cities and towns they live and work in.

We had over 100 agents

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Especially in light of recent events, flood insurance is a critical topic that all Kauai residents should be informed on. Today we’d like to bring you some key information about this type of coverage.

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With all the recent flooding on the island of Kauai, we’d like to go over some important information regarding flood insurance.

Before we get into our main topic, though, we’d also like to extend an opportunity for you to help affected Kauai residents. If you’re interested in assisting with relief efforts, click here to donate to the Kauai Red Cross. Monetary donations allow relief supplies to be

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Even in a market like Hawaii, homes fail to sell every day. Here’s the main reason why.

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Why don’t homes sell in Hawaii? The No. 1 reason is price. Here’s a common misconception that people have. They think if a Realtor has exceptional marketing, the home will sell no matter what price they list it at.

We know from experience that's not true. There’s a difference between price and value. The most important value is the value that the buyer places on the home. There are other values, including the appraised value and the tax value, but the only thing that really matters is what the buyer is willing to pay for

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Today, we thank the latest recipient of the prestigious Above and Beyond Award: Chris Arakawa.

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News in general can be just plain negative and stress you out, so today we want you to help us spread the good news about our last recipient of the Above and Beyond Award: Chris Arakawa.

Chris is a lieutenant in the United States Army Reserve. He was recognized for spending hundreds of hours at events honoring WWII Japanese-American individuals or organizations. Whether arranging for a veteran’s burial, visiting a veteran alone in a care facility, or speaking to students who are touring the Veteran’s Clubhouse, Chris

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Top of the mornin’ to you! Here, have a Guinness! March brings these St. Patrick's Day events like the Honolulu St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and you know what that means—a ton of fun events! Take a look at all the St Patrick's Day Festivities 2018 below!

Oahu St Patrick's Day Events 2018

51st St Patrick's Day Honolulu Parade

Celebrate your St Patricks Day by attending parade! At the 50th St Patrick's Day Parade!

Time: March 17, 2018 from 12pm to 3pm

Location: Kalakaua Ave fronting Ft deRusse
Parade Route: Kalakaua Ave. from Ala Moana Blvd to Kapiolani Park
 43rd annual Waikiki St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Waikiki
Noon

Bands,marchersandfloatshead down Kalakaua Avenue and past Kuhio Beach to Kapiolani Park for an

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How are things in the Oahu real estate market? We have a few year-over-year statistics to share with you today.

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What’s going on with the Oahu real estate market?

We’ll go over some year-over-year statistics from the first quarter of every year from 2012 to 2017. Past activity is not foolproof in telling us where the market is headed, but it can help us make an educated guess.

The number of properties listed in the first quarter has gone up by 30% from 2012 to 2017. The average number of active listings went up 20% from 2012 to 2017.

"Rising interest rates erode the amount of money buyers can qualify for,

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