Kaumakani Real Estate News
Friday Mar 27 | via West Hawaii Today
The county sent notices to 320 people operating vacation rental, bed and breakfast and homestay businesses without proper permits, The Garden Island newspaper in Lihue reported. The alleged violators were identified from a list of 4,000 vacation rentals on Kauai, said Michael Dahilig, the county's planning director. Comment?
Monday Apr 13 | via McClatchy
In Vermont and six other states - Oklahoma, Arizona, Hawaii, Louisiana, North Dakota and Georgia - taxpayers who itemize their deductions are allowed to deduct what they paid in state and local taxes on their state income tax returns, just as they can on their federal tax returns. But since the starting point for state income tax calculations usually is the lower federal adjusted income that already takes the deduction into account, taxpayers in those states get the extra benefit of essentially deducting their state and local taxes twice. Comment?
Feb 17, 2015 | via Business Journal
Hawaii's Prudential Advantage Realty said Tuesday that the firm has changed its name as it becomes the first Hawaii residential real estate firm to join the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate brand. The Honolulu residential real estate company, which is now called Better Homes and Gardens Advantage Realty, will continue to be led by broker and owner Myron Kiriu , is now the company's CEO. Comment?
Nov 23, 2014 | via The Honolulu Advertiser
Carolyn Adams Nov. 19, 2014 Carolyn Adams, 68, of Honolulu, a registered nurse and certified nurse's assistant medical certifier for the Red Cross, died in Honolulu. She was born in Oklahoma City. Comment?
Nov 21, 2014 | via SNL Financial
The Hawaii Insurance Division continues to monitor the lava flow situation in the state as Commissioner Gordon Ito delivered testimony Nov. 19 to a U.S. House subcommittee, saying federal government assistance will help to mitigate the impact and possible long-term effects from the lava flow. Ito told the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources during an oversight hearing on volcano hazards that his division's greatest area of concern at this time is the nonrenewal of policies in affected areas. Comment?
Nov 14, 2014 | via Business Journal
Waianae is the most affordable housing market in Hawaii, while Kapolei is the most expensive, according to a report from Coldwell Banker Real Estate , but the state's lack of inventory kept wealthier Hawaii areas out of the study. The residential real estate firm studied almost 2,000 markets for the report, which looked at the average prices of a four bedroom, two bathroom house. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Post and Courier
He had met Lawrence Lee in 2013, not long after moving to the Lowcountry. Lee, a retired Air Force fighter pilot who bought and resold real estate, was offering homes for rent on Craigslist. Comment?
1 hr ago | via NEWS.com.au
HE IS a university drop out with an infectious personality and at just 30 years of age he's created a multi-million dollar empire. So how did Dwayne Martens do it? BALANCING the Budget has just become a lot harder. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Dallas Morning News
Only about 1 in 4 former homeowners who lost property during the housing crash will soon become buyers again as tight credit keeps many out of the U.S. real estate market, according to a National Association of Realtors study. Of the 9.3 million owners who went through foreclosure or were forced to sell at a loss, about 950,000 already have bought again and 1.5 million more are likely to make a purchase in the next five years, the trade group said this week. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Dallas Morning News
My wife and I are on Baby Step 3 of your plan. We're also saving up to buy a car with cash. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The banks' interim results season in the first week of May is expected to show cash profits have risen about 2 per cent over the half to $15.3 billion. Only Westpac is expected to see its cash earnings slip, hit by a $125 million one-off accounting change, while the NAB is likely to report a big rebound after being hit with significant restructuring costs in the previous half. Comment?
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