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

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

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

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 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

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

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