Forbearance Plans, Are Foreclosures Next?

At the onset of the economic disruptions caused by the COVID pandemic, the government quickly put into place forbearance plans to allow homeowners to remain in their homes without making their monthly mortgage payments. Today, almost three million households are actively in a forbearance plan. Though 29.4% of those in forbearance have continued to stay […]

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Expect New Travel Rules to the U.S. and Hawaii

On his first full day in office, President Joe Biden  announced new travel requirements into the U.S. Aside from providing negative COVID-19 test results before boarding, all travelers coming from abroad—U.S. citizens and permanent residents included—will have to follow CDC recommendations and quarantine after international travel for 10 days upon arrival. Anyone traveling to the States […]

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Kauai home sales nearly double in December as median price rises 28%

Kauai home sales closed out 2020 with a 73% increase in sales in December, which included the sale of Julia Roberts’ beachfront estate on the North Shore, and a 28% increase in the median price, according to statistics provided by Hawaii Information Service on behalf of Kauai Board of Realtors. There were 71 single-family homes sold in […]

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