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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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Have you heard about cryptocurrency? Even if you have, you may still have some questions about what exactly it is.

The term “cryptocurrency” is thrown around a lot these days. It’s a modern-day buzzword. Cryptocurrency is digitally encrypted money. The idea has been credited to Satoshi Nakamoto, who describes it as a “peer-to-peer electronic cash system with no trusted third party.”

So what is cryptocurrency truly worth, and is it accepted everywhere?

To answer these, we’d like to use the example of one of the most popular cryptocurrencies: the BitCoin. In 2009, the BitCoin was worth less than a penny. Now, at

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Today, we want to talk about cryptocurrency.

Wait, it’s the holiday season! Sorry, wrong topic. Stay tuned for our next video about BitCoin.

What we really want to do today is wish you and your family a merry Christmas! In Hawaiian, that’s “Mele Kalikimaka!”

We also want to wish you a happy New Year, or Hau’oli Makahiki Hou!

We only have one thing to add to your holiday to-do list. Instead of giving presents, give your presence.

In this day and age of technology, we see it and are guilty of it; technology distracts us from being fully present with our loved ones.

Don’t be that family at the

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How to give back this HonoluluWe are passionate about the importance of giving back to our community and one of the biggest ways is buying helping Hawaii and national charities. The holiday season really brings out the spirit of giving and many local charities have great opportunities to help those in need through volunteering, donating, and gift programs for those who don’t have the resources. Explore some of the different ways you can give back in Hawaii and keep our local ohanas in mind.

8 Hawaii Charities To Help During The Holidays:

  • Project Hawaii Inc.
  • Angel Tree Foundation
  • Hawaii Foodbank
  • Hawaii Meals On Wheels
  • Helping Hands Hawai’i
  • Blood Bank of Hawaii

Project Hawaii Inc. 

We are very proud supporters of Project Hawaii Inc. and their mission of

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Today, we want to talk to you about Pearlside Boxing and Fitness.

In life, we’re always seeking happiness. According to motivational speaker Tony Robbins, “To attain happiness, we must have fulfillment in our lives.”

One of the ways we at Team Lally seek fulfillment is by giving back to our community. We support Pearlside because it’s a great place to get fit and they provide scholarships to at-risk adults and children.

So if you are tired of the typical workout and want something different, Coach Eiichi and Aunty Robyn have created an environment that’s more than just a gym. You’ll feel like you’re part

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  Honolulu condos are selling at an all-time high in July. "It's no surprise that the condos are selling faster than single-family homes. As single-family home prices continue to soar, new homebuyers are resorting to the latter," said Adrienne Lally, team leader of Team Lally.  A big indication is a difference in days on market (DOM) and list prices between the single-family homes and condos.   Summer is prime time for moving. Not only are kids out of school but the biggest employers on island, Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, and Coast Guard are changing duty stations. As homeowner service members leave Honolulu, they can either sell or property manage their home. Unfortunately, service members with Oahu orders may have a harder time…
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“Sleep Smarter” by Shawn Stevenson is a book we here at Team Lally have found some good advice in recently. If you want a great body and a great life: get some sleep.

This book has 21 strategies to get the best sleep ever. Today, we’re going to cover just a few of them.

First, don’t get "Twinkie sleep." It’s common knowledge that there’s a big difference in nutritional value between Twinkies and broccoli. Just like when it comes to nutrition, the quality of your sleep is as important as the quantity.

In his book, Stevenson not only provides helpful tips like this one but also cites scientific studies to

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We've been receiving a lot of questions about this topic lately, so today we want to talk to you about investment properties.

The most common mistake investors make is not raising the rent. They put a tenant in place and keep the rent the same for years. The rent covers the payments, and if they pay on time, it's a win-win. Right? Wrong. When tenants get comfortable with their rents, their other expenses tend to eat up their leftover income. When it's time to get them out, they will have a hard time finding a comparable property at the rent you've been charging them.

"Get a professional rental analysis."

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Jerry Rice Day at Ka Makana Ali'i

Meet Jerry Rice in Kapolei

Join the legendary Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver, Jerry Rice, and President of DeBartolo Development, Edward Kobel, for a presentation to Kapolei High School and the Positive Coach Alliance

When: Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 11:00am - 11:30am
Where: Ka Makana Ali'i Mall (center court)

The Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) develops better athletes, better people through resources for coaches, parents, leaders, and student athletes.

Autographed Jerry Rice Photo

The first 100 shoppers who spend $100 or more at the Ka Makana Ali'i stores and restaurants will receive a FREE AUTOGRAPHED JERRY RICE PHOTO!

Win a signed football from Jerry Rice

Two lucky winners will win a signed Jerry Rice Football this

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Today we want to talk to you about Zillow and—their Zestimates!

A lawsuit filed by a homeowner in Illinois could affect homeowners here in Hawaii. There is a woman claiming her home is valued at $626,000 and Zillow estimates her home is worth $562,000, a $64,000 difference!

Our good friend Barbara Corcoran was on Good Morning America talking about this. You can see Barbara's interview here.

The homeowner who filed the lawsuit feels that the typical buyer will look at Zillow’s Zestimate and think her home is worth less. Zillow responded by saying that a “Zestimate is a starting point to determine a home’s value, and isn’t an

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