Home Buying Myths | Oahu, Hawaii

Misinformation About Buying Real Estate With so much information out there available about buying residential real estate, I’m surprised that I hear some of the same misinformation over and over again. Hi, I’m Fawn Bertram with Home by Fawn and Hawaii Life. I’m going to share with you the top three myths about buying residential … Continued

Do you Rent? You Might be able to Buy! | Oahu, Hawaii

Story Time Recently, I was speaking with a family and they have been renting for over 3 years. They always rented because they were sure they couldn’t buy. When they started to think about how much rent they paid their landlord, it made them sick. But they were so paralyzed with fear, that they wouldn’t … Continued

Kohina at Ho’opili | Ewa Beach, Hawaii

The Sneak Peek What’s happening at Kohina at Ho’opili? Do you want to see a sneak peek of the homes and go inside? Hi, this is Fawn Bertram with Homes by Fawn and Hawaii Life. I do not represent DR Horton, and this is not sponsored by them. Kohina at Ho’opili It’s truly exciting to … Continued

What it Costs to Buy a Home | Oahu, Hawaii

Costs of Purchasing a Home What costs should you prepare for when buying your next home? This is Fawn Bertram with Homes by Fawn and Hawaii Life. Remember, my fees are free to buyers, so you will not need to worry about paying my commission, but there are some fees you are going to have. … Continued

Buying a Home can be Affordable and Easy

Buying a Home Buying a home can be both affordable and easy. I’ve helped hundreds of Oahu area buyers through the home-buying process. It doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. Now remember, my costs are free to buyers. So it’s the same amount to hire me or someone new. Financing The reality is, when it comes … Continued

September Market Update | Oahu, Hawaii

Oahu’s Real Estate Market How is Hawaii’s real estate market? Is it still as hot as last month? Is it the right time to buy or sell? Hi, this is Fawn Bertram with Homes by Fawn and Hawaii Life. In Oahu, we have about 1,171 single-family homes and about 1,959 condos/townhomes on the market. For new … Continued

How much are you Paying in Rent | Oahu, Hawaii

  How Much Are You Paying in Rent? Hi everyone, this is Fawn Bertram with Homes by Fawn and Hawaii Life. The average rent for a 2 or 3 bedroom condo/townhome in the Oahu area is around $3300 per month. That’s $39,600 annually. $118,800 after 3 years. $396,000 after 10 years, and $1,188,00 after 30 years! That’s … Continued

7 Tips to Improving Your Credit | Oahu, Hawaii

Seven Tips Here are seven great tips to improve and maximize your credit. Hi, this is Fawn Bertram with Homes by Fawn and Hawaii Life. Most importantly, always pay your bills on time. Keep your credit card balances low. Get rid of debt faster. That means try to pay off your debt sooner than the allotted time … Continued

Seabridge by Gentry Lottery Release | Ewa Beach, Hawaii

Seabridge by Gentry Are you in the market for a new home? Seabridge offers affordable 3 and 4 bedroom detached single-family condominium style homes with 2-car garages and a fenced yard. A total of 10 new 3 – 4 bedrooms homes from $581,700 – $606,350 will be released. Tentative move-in dates will be around November 2019. Lottery … Continued