Coronavirus and Mortgage Rates: What’s the Connection?

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The rapid international spread of the coronavirus is striking fear in investors and shaking financial markets. As of Monday morning, there have been 89 confirmed cases in the U.S.  How and why is this impacting the housing market? Coronavirus fears have prompted mortgage rates to drop because investors are pulling their money out of stocks… Continued

March 2, 2020

The Waikele Group welcomes Jeffrey K. Lyons to the Team

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Jeffrey is a REALTOR-ASSOCIATE® with Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties in Waipahu, Hawaii, located in the Waikele Shopping Center. Looking to buy a home, sell a home, or relocate. Jeffrey can help! Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Jeffrey specializes in providing excellent service for his customers. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or have owned many properties… Continued

February 19, 2020

Lease vs. Fee

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You’ve been browsing listings on The Waikele Group website and keep seeing something called “Leasehold” on properties for sale. In fact, there are quite a few of them! This looks like a good deal! Why is the property so cheap, you ask? Why do they seem to be priced lower than other similar properties? Sometimes… Continued

October 3, 2019

Meet The Waikele Group

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Your Oahu Real Estate Professionals Trust, Leadership, and Organization A team formed out of mutual respect and trust, The Waikele Group is composed of a diverse group of individuals with one goal in mind, to provide their clients with top-notch service, while providing guidance and compassion to achieve their goal of homeownership. When you partner… Continued

September 19, 2019


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Shopping for and touring potential homes is definitely the fun part of the home-buying process. So what is the not-so-fun part? Applying for the mortgage loan. Here are two mistakes to avoid to ensure that you love the terms of your mortgage as much as you love your hew home. Number one. Don’t shop for… Continued

June 17, 2017