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A Beginner’s Guide to Securing a Mortgage Loan

Jul 21, 2018

by John Trupin Entering into debt is a concept I grew up diametrically opposed to. I was raised, like many with frugal family members, to understand that anything you couldn’t pay for on the spot was something you couldn’t afford. But as we age we learn the pathway to financial growth requires a commitment beyond what […]

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A Day of Service

Jun 14, 2018

                    by Tania Harmon   Last Friday, Top Maui Homes along with 30 of our colleagues took the morning off to do something vitally important. What could be so important that an entire Real Estate Brokerage would take a full day out of the market? To […]

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A Home Addition: What to Consider Before Starting to Build

May 24, 2018

by Kenady Swan      Adding on to your current home may be your best bet if you’re short on space, but you don’t want to move or can’t find another house in the area with all the qualities you’re seeking. It’s also an attractive option if the house you have is lacking just one significant […]

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Three Deck Design Ideas to Get Your Yard Ready for Summer

May 24, 2018

by John Trupin  A delightfully warm spring in many parts of the Western U.S. has many folks brushing off their summer clothing early. While this is exciting for all who love the outdoors, public spaces like parks and beaches may be overcrowded. What better time, then, to focus on ways to maximize the space you […]

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Selling Your Home: A Step-By-Step Approach

Mar 1, 2018

by Kenady Swan   Whether you’re starting a family, moving for your job, getting ready to retire or embarking on a new chapter in your life, when your home no longer suits your current situation, it’s time to think about selling it. Although this can be a bit complicated, with the help of your agent, you […]

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Affordable Tips To Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Feb 2, 2018

by Kenady Swan You’ll never have a second chance at a first impression, so let’s make it count! When it comes to upping your home’s curb appeal, there are plenty of small changes you can make that have a big impact. And best of all, you don’t need to call in the pros or spend a […]

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What Can We Expect From The 2018 Housing Market?

Dec 19, 2017

by Matthew Gardner, Chief Economist, Windermere Real Estate   It’s the time of the year when I look deep into my crystal ball to see what’s on the horizon for the upcoming year. As we are all aware, 2017 has been a stellar year for housing across the country, but can we expect that to continue […]

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Homeowners Insurance: Protecting Your Home

Oct 18, 2017

by Kenady Swan     In addition to providing shelter and comfort, our home is often our single greatest asset. And it’s important that we protect that precious investment. Most homeowners realize the importance of homeowners insurance in safeguarding the value of a home. However, what they may not know is that about two-thirds of all homeowners […]

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Getting Organized Is Good for Your Home and Your Health

Sep 28, 2017

by Marilou Ubungen   For the last nine years, the HomeGain National Home Improvement Survey has been asking real estate professionals across the country the same question: What are the top 10 things a homeowner can do to get their home ready to sell?   And every year, the number one answer is: clean and de-clutter. […]

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