How to Enhance Curb Appeal

How to Enhance Curb Appeal

It can be frustrating when trying to sell your home and after several months there is still no interest from serious buyers. Maybe it’s time to reassess and clean your curb appeal! Even in a strong real estate market like Hawaii, an inviting exterior can make or potentially break buyers’ interest. Your home’s curb appeal is the … Continued

Oahu Home Buyers yard sign - Makakoa Loop Waipahu

Private Money vs Hard Money When Buying Houses

You’ll often see real estate investors marketing under the slogan ‘WE BUY HOUSES CASH‘. While we all know that at the end of the day all transactions in Hawaii or elsewhere record in cash — no one is using poker chips or clamshells, after all — there is a big difference between buying a house … Continued

Oahu Home Buyers yard sign - Makakoa Loop Waipahu

Selling Your House With a Difficult Mortgage

If your mortgage payments on your Hawaii property are getting difficult, don’t despair. While writing that check to your lender every month can be a nuisance or downright frightening moment, there are ways to still sell your house even if your mortgage seems like an albatross around your neck. Don’t believe me? You should because we’ve bought … Continued

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Where Should We Buy Our Next Hawaii House?

Aloha, friends. As of this writing, we at Oahu Home Buyers currently have over TEN properties in various stages of acquisition and renovation. That’s a lot of houses! When we say ‘we buy houses‘, we mean it. Not every company in the industry can say that. In fact, if you need to sell your house … Continued

We’re Buying Houses Across Oahu

Sometimes we’ll get a call asking us if we buy homes in a certain area of Oahu. In just about every case, the answer is a profound YES (we won’t buy your 600 ft shack in the middle of a hidden ag field – sorry). There’s so much variety of real estate on Oahu, but the … Continued

44-727 Hoonani Place - Living Room 3

44-727 Hoonani Place, Kaneohe HI 96744

This Kaneohe home was a wonderful project we recently finished. We bought the house from the sellers who were too elderly to be saddled with all the required renovations. This home had been in the family for quite some time but was getting a bit worse for the wear — cracks were showing up in walls, floors … Continued

Salt Lake condo Honolulu - Oahu Home Buyers

3075 Ala Poha Street #710, Honolulu HI 96818

I love this project. Why? Because the home seller won big time! This was a nice 2-bed 2-bath condo in the Salt Lake area of Honolulu. Robert was in a position where he had to get to the mainland and didn’t want to deal with all the bank headaches. He called me and we immediately … Continued


44-113 Nanamoana Street, Kaneohe HI 96744

44-113 Nanamoana Street, Kaneohe HI 96744 This was another great project. We bought this single-level single family home in the Mahinui neighborhood of Kaneohe, just off Kaneohe Bay Drive. The owner was facing foreclosure and needed help NOW. We were able to work with her lender to stop the foreclosure proceedings, buy the house AND … Continued

Luxury condo Honolulu - Nauru Tower - living room

1330 Ala Moana Boulevard #3001, Honolulu HI 96814

1330 Ala Moana Boulevard #3001, Honolulu HI 96814 This was a very nice transaction. We bought this beautiful Nauru Tower ocean-facing condominium from a lovely home seller who was ready to move on elsewhere. We purchased the unit “as is” and proceeded renovate the kitchen, bathrooms, flooring, paint and more. We took great pride in … Continued

Pearl City Townhouse Front

98-925C Noelani Street, Pearl City HI 96782

98-925C Noelani Street, Pearl City HI 96782 We purchased this townhouse in Pearl City from an owner who needed to sell for personal family reasons. We bought the property “as is” and upgraded the bathrooms, items in the kitchen and some paint. We then sold it to happy new homeowners. 🙂