BUYING YOUR HAWAII HOME-QUALIFYING FOR THE RIGHT LOAN!
How to Buy a Home in Hawaii Without a 20% Down
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WHY WE CALL BIG ISLAND HOME
We begin a nine-part series on why we call the Big Island home and what makes the Big Island of Hawaii a unique place to live and why this beloved island is a treasure to call home. Hawai’i Island is referred to as the ‘Big Island’, the largest island of the main
HAWAI'I TOURISM RECOVERY ACCELERATED IN APRIL
Hawai'i Tourism recovery Accelerated in April
Great news reported that the Hawaii Tourism recovery accelerated in April news reporting that the visitor rebound recovery trend has been strong for Hawai'i Island even more so than the other islands.. The visitor rebound recovery trend has been strong for Hawai'i Island even more
Relocation Trends for Buyers in 2022
The housing market has been a roller coaster ride since COVID-19 began, and it hasn’t shown signs of stopping in 2022. It’s increasingly difficult for home appraisers to predict what will happen next, between seller booms and fluctuating mortgage rates. Here are some buyer relocation trends to watch out for
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"I Highly recommend Renee Kraft's services. She went above and beyond in getting my in-laws home sold. The house was sold well within her estimated time on the market. Each step of the process was handled with a lot of care for the special needs my family required and her commitment to professionalism in getting the job done was truly five star.!”
"We are from Canada and enlisted Renee's help to find our perfect vacation home. She was well versed of all areas of the island, processes for non-us resident buying, and great connections. Renee is by far, the best realtor on the island. Service provided: Helped me buy a condo Waikoloa Resort
Jeremy & Kristi M.
“Renee has been wonderful in so many ways in helping us find our dream home. We never thought we would buy a home without seeing it in person and during a pandemic, but Renee made us feel comfortable and confident with her reliable virtual tours, along with answering all of our questions along the way. She is skilled in navigating the home buying process and is diligent in ensuring deadlines are met. Not only is she personable and dedicated, but she goes above and beyond to ensure that our needs were met. I cannot imagine buying a home without her and we are so grateful that she was recommended to us. She has truly blessed our family and become more than a realtor, but a friend.”
Buyers E.F. & J.U.
"Renée has been wonderful. She is always professional and knowledgable and goes out of her way to keep us informed of market trends and local activity. I would feel confident recommending Renée to anyone interested in buying or selling a real estate property. Service provided: Helped me buy and sell homes”
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“This was not my first selling of a home though it was the first time I really felt the agent really knew her business. She came to our initial meeting with very helpful information and explained her process in a way that definitely showed her expertise in real estate. Super responsive as if you are her only client. Renee took out all the stress and handled everything. The closing was well coordinated and her expertise with dealing with the buyers and any necessary contractors was smooth and professional. Thank you for helping me sell my house!”
“Renee is an amazing Realtor who turned into my friend. I first worked with Renee in 2012 buying my first home. Since then, I have purchased and sold three more with her. She is not only professional and pleasant to work with, but she listens and really understands what her clients are looking for. I highly recommend Renee to help you transition out of your old and in to your new home!”
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“Renee is one of the most knowledgeable Brokers on the island of Hawai'i. She has been incredibly professional meeting and exceeding the needs in selling our home. She goes above and beyond and is the most responsive agent we have had the pleasure to work with.”
B. & R.
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Home to Kailua-Kona, Holualoa, and Keauhou. Spectacular sunsets with a mix of island urban appeal with a village lifestyle.
Home to Kealakekua and Kona Coffee. South Kona offers rich history and laid back country vibes just 20 minutes from Kailua-Kona.
North Kohala rural and the oldest part of the island. Known as the cherished land. Birthplace of King Kamehameha I and Pololu Valley.
Once the playground for Hawaiian royalty now offers several resort lifestyles on beautiful white sand beaches along the famous Kona Coast.
Rural scenic and one of the most beautiful 50 miles stretches on earth. Home to migrating whales, steep cliffs, Waipi‘o Valley, and Hi'ilawe waterfall.
Breathtaking natural beauty plus all the amenities of a vibrant town. Orchids, farmers markets, Liliuokalani Garden, and historic museums.
Blessed with dramatic waterfalls, fertile rainforests and blooming gardens, one of the islands most populated towns home to the Merrie Monarch Hula competition.
Known for large black sand beaches, mild climate and abundant rainfall. Located in the eastern region and has the most active volcanic zones on the entire island.
Rural and remote, the southernmost region of the island. Home to the small communities of Naalehu and Pahala, and Punalu’u Black sand Beach.
Mauna Kea Resort
Legendary luxury at Kauna’oa Bay. Owners are invited to join the Club at Mauna Kea providing access to all resort and hotel amenities including pools, fitness centers, spa, dining, world class golf, and tennis.
Mauna Lani Resort
A tropical oasis set upon the famed Kohala Coast with 45 holes of golf, shopping, a private beach club for homeowners, array of dining, tennis, ocean sports, and resort spa.
Waikoloa Beach Resort
The Gathering Place, a master planned community of 1350 acres with white sandy beaches, shopping, the Beach and King golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones and Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish.
Shores at Kohanaiki
Private club community on 450 oceanfront acres with sacred ponds, artifacts, cultural landmarks, and petroglyphs with 1½ mile stretch of coastline. Rees Jones-designed oceanfront golf course. World class amenity center and dining.
Private 1,300 acre community minutes from Kailua-Kona. Jack Nicklaus Signature 18 Hole Design golf course with dramatic ocean views. 5 Star resort style amenities along a 3 mile picturesque shoreline.
Private with exclusive membership to residents of Kukio, Maniniowali and Kaupulehu. Beach and golf equity club with Signature designed championship golf courses designed by Tom Fazio.
World class amenities, sandy beaches, ocean sports, spa, dining, two championship golf courses designed by Jack Nicholas and Tom Weiskopf exclusive golf memberships are available to owners.