A 21st Century Digital Marketing Strategy | Oahu, HI

Marketing As part of the sale of your home, there are certain property disclosures the State of Hawaii requires you to provide to prospective buyers. Hi, I’m Fawn Bertram with Homes by Fawn and Hawaii Life Real Estate. If there’s one thing you take away from this video, let it be this. Filling out the … Continued

Good News about Interest Rates | Oahu, Hawaii

Mortgage Rates Let’s talk mortgage rates, what’s happening? Mortgage rates have fallen by over a full percentage since Q4 of 2018, settling at near-historic lows. This is big news for buyers looking to get more for their money in the current housing market!! Hi, this is Fawn Bertram with Homes by Fawn and Hawaii Life. According … Continued

Why You need a Plan when Buying a Home | Oahu, Hawaii

Think About It The major life events take some time. Having a baby takes nine months, planning a wedding or getting engaged averages about a year, or even think about retirement — that takes 40 years. Hi, I am Fawn Bertram with Homes by Fawn and Hawaii Life. Big Life Events Think about it, most … Continued

5 Reasons Not to Hire a Realtor | Oahu, Hawaii

1. You Don’t Want Anyone to Know Your Home is for Sale The first job of an agent is to get your home exposure. I’m Fawn Bertram with Homes by Fawn and Hawaii Life Real Estate. If you want the market to notice you, you need to be on the market. 2. You Want to … Continued

Seller Myths | Oahu, Hawaii

Misinformation With so much information available about selling residential real estate, I’m surprised that I keep hearing the same misinformation over and over. Hi, I am Fawn Bertram with Homes by Fawn and Hawaii Life Real Estate. Here are the Top 3 Myths about selling residential real estate. Myth 1 Sellers often believe – “I need … Continued

Do you Currently Own and Want Something Different? Oahu, Hawaii

Something Different Do you currently own but want something different? The only constant in life is change. The same home that worked for you in 3, 5, or 10 years ago may no longer be what best fits your lifestyle today. And that’s ok. Careers change, we relocate, families come together, grow, branch off, and … 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 Do You Do Once You Receive an Offer? | Oahu, Hawaii

Offer What do you do, once you receive an offer? This is Fawn Bertram with Homes by Fawn and Hawaii Life. Hiring a skilled negotiator like myself who’s been involved in high-intensity negotiations for over 5 years and knows how to properly negotiate on your behalf is essential. Not only to give you the most … 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