What is a EMD in Real Estate? | Oahu, Hawaii

What Is An EMD? If you’re looking to buy a home, maybe you’ve heard the term EMD? Hi Everyone, this is Fawn Bertram with Homes by Fawn and Hawaii Life Real Estate. What do the letters EMD stand for? Earnest money deposit. What is an earnest money deposit and where does it go? An earnest … Continued

What’s Happening in Hoopili? | Ewa Beach, Hawaii

Hoopili What’s happening in Hoopili? What new developments are they building now? 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. Let’s take a look and see what’s going on in Ho’opili. Aulu Aulu at Ho’opili has eight single-family … Continued

You need a “Next Level” Realtor | Oahu, Hawaii

Old School Ways The old school ways just won’t get it anymore!? Hi everyone, this is Fawn Bertram with Homes by Fawn and Hawaii Life Real Estate. It’s a brand new real estate game out there, whether your selling or buying. What do I mean? Digital marketing, SEO optimization, and trying to figure out where … Continued

Aulu at Hoopili Lottery | Ewa Beach, Hawaii

Aulu Lottery News Are you looking to purchase a Single-Family Home? Aulu at Hoopili has eight single-family style floor plans, including an Accessible Dwelling Unit layout option. The homes at Aulu come standard with upgraded finishes and a stainless steel appliance package. These homes have 3 and 4 bedrooms with living space from 1,108 – 1817 … 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

Education, Responsiveness and Communication | Oahu, Hawaii

Three Core Values Education, Responsiveness, and Communication are three core values you should be looking for in an agent. This is Fawn Bertram with Homes by Fawn and Hawaii Life. I want to drive home how critical education is to making the intelligent decisions necessary about what is likely to be one of the largest … 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

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