Hawaii Real Estate Trends – Getting Ahead

Hawaii Hard Money Lending

With increasing environmental awareness and commitment to sustainability, we might see more eco-friendly building materials and energy-efficient home designs becoming popular in Hawaii.

Smart home technology and connected devices may become more widespread in homes across Hawaii, offering residents greater convenience, efficiency, and security.

With a continued focus on sustainable development, innovative architectural styles, and balanced growth, the Hawaii real estate market is undoubtedly set to maintain its position as a desirable and competitive landscape for years to come.

The current trends in the Hawaii real estate market include increasing home prices, low inventory, a high demand for properties, a shift towards remote work, and a growing interest in eco-friendly homes.

The highest demand in Hawaii real estate can be found in areas such as Honolulu, Oahu, Maui, and Kauai. These areas are popular due to their natural beauty, job opportunities, and a range of amenities. Additionally, remote workers are seeking properties in areas with good internet connectivity and close proximity to outdoor activities.

Single-family homes, luxury properties with ocean views or beach access, and eco-friendly homes with sustainable features are among the most sought-after property types in the Hawaii real estate market. Remote workers and families are also looking for properties with ample living and outdoor space, updated home office areas, and proximity to schools, shopping centers, and recreational areas.

So, if you want to get a step up in the Hawaii real estate market, consider a Private Money loan which is fast, alternative, forgiving, has no credit requirements, no DTI requirements and can work with difficult to prove income.  Call Sun Pacific Mortgage & Real Estate at 707-523-2099 or reach out via our website as www.Sunpacificmortgage.com


Hot Summer Financing!

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Turned down by your local lender for a refinance or purchase loan – because of credit issues, difficult-to-prove income, property doesn’t qualify?

These aren’t a problem for us! Let’s work together to help you or someone you know get into their dream home.

Recently Funded With Our HOT Summer Programs:

Program: Owner Occupied Refinance, Business Purpose
Loan Size: 705k
Location:  Sonoma County
Days To Fund: 6 Days
Why Came To Us:  Self-employed with difficult to prove income

Program: Non-Owner Occupied Purchase
Loan Size: 631k
Location:  Sacramento County
Days To Fund: 11 Days
Why Came To Us:

Program: Owner Occupied Bridge Purchase
Loan Size: 615k
Location:  Contra Costa County
Days To Fund: 13 Days
Why Came To Us: Sellers didn’t want a sale contingency offer so Borrower got our fast Bridge loan to remove this contingency & got their offer accepted!

Program: Owner Occupied Cash out for Business Purpose
Loan Size: 581k
Location:  Monterey County
Days To Fund: 15 Days
Why Came To Us:  Had free and clear property but had credit issues and wanted to debt consolidation to improve FICO

Just call us at 707-523-2099 or visit our website at www.sunpacificmortgage.com to see what we can do to help!

Some Rules of Real Estate Investing

2 3865 Jpg Scaled If You Are Looking For A Pathway To Passive Real Estate Investing, Give Sun Pacific Mortgage A Call. We Offer Trust Deeds In Well Vetted Properties In California And Hawaii. As Little As $100,000 Can Have Your Earning Interest As High As 12% Or Higher.

Real estate is the only investment where you can actually borrow other people’s money to purchase and own an income producing property.  As long as you have positive cash flow overall in your portfolio, you can buy as much income property as you can.  Leverage is a very powerful concept and real estate is probably the best place to leverage your investment capital because it’s a hard asset while fulfilling a need called housing. The following are some hard-earned rules presented by Marco Santerelli of Norada Real Estate, that we felt were informative enough to share:

  • Be informed regarding the market. There is a lot of truth in the saying, “The more you learn, the more you earn.”
  • Set investment goals, not wishes. You are far more likely to achieve financial independence if you write down clear, specific, and detailed goals than not doing anything at all.
  • Never speculate. Always invest with a long-term perspective in mind.
  • Don’t chase appreciation. It will happen in the right market and the right neighborhood because real estate is a hard asset made up of commodities and over time it will appreciate because of inflation.
  • Keep in mind that the equity growth in the property will always far surpass the cash flow.
  • Don’t be married to any particular market. Each and every market is local and will move up and down completely independently of one another due to various local factors.
  • Always first choose the market, the city, the town that you want to focus on based on the health of that market and the local economy.
  • It [can be] wise to have a management company handle your real estate investments. It can be a tough, full-time job and your time is more valuable and should be spent on things more important to you.

If you are looking for a pathway to passive real estate investing, give Sun Pacific Mortgage a call. We offer trust deeds in well vetted properties in California and Hawaii. As little as $100,000 can have your earning interest as high as 12% or higher.

You can find us at www.sunpacificmortgage.com or call us at 707-523-2099.

Hot Bridge Loan Financing – Available Now!

Alt A Private Money Program 2 With Our Fast &Amp; Flexible Bridge Financing Program, Real Estate Activity Can Be Increased And Benefit Many Homebuyers!  See Below For A Few Of The Hot Benefits:HOT SUMMER BRIDGE LOANS!

With our fast & flexible Bridge financing program, real estate activity can be increased and benefit many homebuyers!  See below for a few of the hot benefits:

  • Remove the stress of having to get into contract on a new home before one sells your current house.
  • Purchase offers can be extra strong as private money is the next best thing to an all-cash offer.
  • Buyers can close fast as we can fund fast (7 days or less to close)!

Call us at 707-523-2099 or visit our website at www.sunpacificmortgage.com back with any questions or scenarios – we’ll quickly get back to you with what we can do to help.

Sonoma County Real Estate Trends – End of 2nd Quarter 2023

Surprisingly Enough, Median Home Sales Prices Have Been Climbing - Especially Over The Past Couple Months Of Quarter 2. They Are Presently Only A Little Below The Peak Prices Hit In The Spring Of 2022.

Surprisingly enough, median home sales prices have been climbing – especially over the past couple months of Quarter 2. They are presently only a little below the peak prices hit in the spring of 2022.

The number of new listings remains the lowest in 20 years, a victim of the “mortgage lock-in” effect. With many homeowners enjoying rates below 3%, they are not looking to sell their homes only to buy property with double the mortgage rate.

The average number of days a property stays on the market is the lowest we have seen in 20 years – a phenomenon expected with so few homes available on the market.

With so few homes available, homes have continued to sell above asking. With the lowest inventory available in years, finding a home has become  incredibly difficult for buyers.

The 3-month rolling average for a single-family residence in Sonoma County is $840,000. This number reflects the smallest year-over-year decline in the Bay Area.

From all the information we are getting from the experts, don’t expect the mortgage rates to decrease any time soon. In fact, most of the experts are forecasting a steady increase in the rates. For those buyers who are “waiting out” this rate tsunami, you might want to jump in before it gets even worse.

If you have tried and failed to obtain a mortgage for any reason, or need a faster home loan to beat out the other multiple offers, or don’t want to sell your current house prior to buying a new home, consider alternative financing with a privately funded loan. At Sun Pacific Mortgage we offer several programs to borrowers who need to purchase, refinance, or need bridge loans.  Give us a call at 707-523-2099 or find us at www.sunpacmortgage.com.

Wave Breaking Speed – Big Loan of the Week

Image5 We’ve Got Those Fast Private Money Programs That Can Get Your Home Purchase Or Refiance Funded Just In Time For Summer!  See Below For Our Loan Of The Week:

We’ve got those FAST Private Money Programs that can get your home purchase or refiance funded just in time for Summer!  See below for our Loan of the Week:

Loan of the Week

Broker reached out about a Homebuyer who needed a fast $799,000 loan to complete a purchase with close of Escrow in just 2 weeks.  Buyer had credit over 750, made great monthly income, had a good down payment but wanted to buy in an LLC so was being turned down by Underwriting.

We had no issue with this and we’re able to “make waves” with our unique private money program, getting this loan financed in just 8 days!

Visit our website or just call 707-523-2099 and we’ll let you know how we can work together to get the fast financing you need.

Home Prices in the San Francisco Have Begun to Rise Again

Shutterstock 1401527726.0 Jpg Housing And Financial Markets Have Always Run In Cycles, Both Economic And Psychological, But Ever Since The Days Of The Gold Rush The Bay Area Has Always Rebounded.Housing and financial markets have always run in cycles, both economic and psychological, but ever since the days of the Gold Rush the Bay Area has always rebounded.

Patrick Carlisle, chief market analyst at real estate firm Compass, stated that the Bay Area has seen four major booms over the last four decades each marked by a period of “irrational exuberance”, or skyrocketing prices with seemingly no end in sight, and then followed by a market correction.

April, May, and June are typically the busy season for real estate.  True to form, agents and economists have seen a slight uptick in the past couple of months as we recover from the slump over the last year that followed the huge boom in home prices during the pandemic.

There has been a definite uptick in buyer activity, open houses and offers. Savvy buyers are looking to lock in a lower price point for their home now since they can always refinance their mortgage rates later, a smart strategy of experienced buyers.

Some Bay Area counties are rebounding faster than others. Solano, Marin, Sonoma, and Napa counties each saw an increase in home values over the last month, while Santa Clara, San Francisco, San Mateo, Alameda, and Contra Costa saw a slight decline.

San Francisco has seen a larger decline than the surrounding counties due to the work-from-home trend of the pandemic. Downtown San Francico is the weakest market within the city, but it provides an opportunity to those who believe that it will ultimately rebound.

So, real estate remains a smart investment for homeowners and investors alike.  If you are looking to refinance or purchase and need faster financing or cannot qualify for a conventional loan, give Sun Pacific Mortgage a call at 707-523-2099, or reach out via our website.

The Sacramento Housing Market

Sacramentohousingmarket The Sacramento Housing Market Is Still Very Competitive. Homes In Sacramento Can Receive 4 Offers On Average And Sell In Around 10 Days. The Median Sale Price Of A Home In The Area Was $490,000 Last Month, Down 7.5% Since Last Year.The Sacramento housing market is still very competitive. Homes in Sacramento can receive 4 offers on average and sell in around 10 days. The median sale price of a home in the area was $490,000 last month, down 7.5% since last year.

Many homes are still getting multiple offers, some with waived contingencies. The average home sells for about 1% above list price while hot homes can sell for about 5% above list price and go pending in around 6 days.

The Sacramento housing market has been a topic of great interest for homeowners, real estate agents, and investors alike. As with most of California, Sacramento is currently a seller’s market. The market forecast indicates a projected increase of 0.8% in home values over the next year, suggesting a positive trend soon. The side benefit of the relatively affordable Sacramento real estate market and increasing demand is that any real estate investment there will see significant appreciation.

One of the reasons the Sacramento market is much healthier than other areas is due to its true income mix. It offers real estate investment investors more options than luxury homes and densely packed affordable units, the only types of housing you see built in San Francisco.

If you are interested in purchasing or refinancing a property in Sacramento, or anywhere in California or Hawaii for that matter, but do not qualify for a conventional loan or just need some fast & flexible financing, consider a private mortgage with Sun Pacific Mortgage. Over the past 35 years we have helped over 10,000 borrowers get financing when everyone else turned them down. You can reach us at 707-523-2099 or find us at www.sunpacificmortgage.com.

We Can Help –  Despite Being Turned Down Elsewhere!

Trsued For Over 3 Decades, Hand Shaking

If you or someone you know is trying to refinance or buy a house and needs this done fast or is having difficulty elsewhere, we can help.

At our family owned and operated company, we have helped well over 10,000 Borrowers/Buyers with our FAST Private Money Programs – just like we did below:

Loan of the Week

A Buyer and her Broker from Santa Clara County reached out to us, desperate to save a home purchase. The Buyer was in Escrow but had just been turned down by Underwriting, due to some last-minute credit issue.  A loan of 1 million was needed immediately and with the Borrower’s big down payment and lower LTV, we quickly got this loan approved and funded in just 11 days!

If you find yourself in need of fast financing or just having difficulty elsewhere getting a mortgage, give us a call at 707-523-2099 or visit our website at www.sunpacificmortgage.com.  With 35 years in business, we’ll quickly let you know what we can do to help!


S.F. Peninsula Real Estate Report for May 2023

San Francisco Peninsula Housing Market

The housing market continues to surprise even the most knowledgeable experts. What was supposed to be a collapse of the market has turned out to be a thriving one, at least on the San Francisco Peninsula.

Looking at the data from last month, the sales price continues to outpace the list price and the average days a property stays on the market is unbelievably low.  Here’s a look at the average sales price and the average days the property stayed on the market:

Menlo Park: $3,598,962 3% above list 12 DOM

San Carlos: $2,463,000 5% above list 12 DOM

Foster City: $2,408,637 5% above list 11 DOM

San Mateo: $2,172,245 7% above list 10 DOM

Belmont: $2,299,655 3% above list 19 DOM

Burlingame: $2,994,550 1% above list 12 DOM

It appears that the housing market is still doing well in these cities by the bay!

If you are considering buying or refinancing your property on the Peninsula or anywhere else in California or Hawaii, give Sun Pacific Mortgage a call at 707-523-2099. We have been offering fast, private loans for 35+ years and have many happy clients and investors – and we’d be happy to help you too!

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