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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Check us out at Sam's Club!
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Thursday, June 18th: This summer is off to a great start! The season is almost always busy with a spike in tenants moving in and out, and this year is no exception. The business side of the company is jam-packed with work, making sure that we stay on top of affairs and serve our client's and tenants' needs as best we can. Howe...

Thursday, August 28, 2014

New Listings!
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Visit our website to view our new and upcoming listings! Halawa Valley Single Family Home for $1750: 3 Bedrooms/1.5 Bathrooms/1 Driveway and Street Parking available. Ground floor duplex available now! Waiau Gardens Kai Townhouse for $2050: 3 Bedrooms/1.5 Bathrooms/2 Assigned Parking. Two Stories - New wash...

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Termites in Hawaii
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In Hawaii, there are two main types of termites, ground termites and drywood termites. Drywood Termites: Drywood termites are the ones you see flying around the house - they come in the hundreds, and usually like to eat your doors, cabinets, baseboards, things like that. Professionals can usually spot treat them with a spray or if th...

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Staying Safe for the Holidays
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Enjoying the Holidays Everyone loves the holiday season - at least I know I do! It's my favorite time of the year. Decorations are up earlier than expected this year, seasonal music will soon start filling the airwaves, the temperature starts to cool down, and the tree goes up with presents slowly filling the space beneath it. As...

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Newly Updated Website!
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We've recently updated our website! Please visit us at to take a look! New changes include: Leasing - information about our leasing services Online Maintenance Requests - tenants can now submit maintenance requests through a portal on our website Apply Online - potential renters can now fill out and pay for...

Thursday, July 18, 2013

New law will allow collection of Pet Deposits
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Senate Bill 328 In July, Governor Neil Abercrombie signed a bill that will allow for landlords to collect a separate Pet Deposit in addition to the standard security deposit for all leases starting November 1, 2013 or later. In the past, landlords were only allowed to collect a Security Deposit up to the amount of one month's ren...

Sunday, May 19, 2013

New Standard Rental Agreement for Oahu
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Hawaii Association of Realtors Standard Form Revised This May, the Hawaii Association of Realtors revised the standard Rental Agreement form to include some changes in formatting, but also a change in terms for the Military Clause. Previously, if someone in the Military received orders to PCS (permanent change of station), they ...

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Recently Rented!
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As you know, we like to keep you informed about the properties that are being snatched up here at Cornerstone Properties. Below is a list, as well as additional details, of our units that have just LEASED/ RENTED! Sonoma, Ewa Beach - 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 2 car garage. Single family home featuring washer/dryer, central AC, fenced y...

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Don't let Termites get the better of you (and your house!)
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In Hawaii, termites can be a very harmful pest to property owners. These little critters are small and sometimes undetectable, but can cause tremendous damage. We recommend that you get your property inspected every year for termites. Pest control specialists will go through your home and check all areas for signs of termites. G...

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Save Money with Ceiling Fans
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In this hot summer season here in Hawaii, it's tempting to blast the AC, but using your ceiling fans can save you a lot of money on your electricity bill. Here's an exert from an article by American Home Shield: "In 24 hours, a standard central air conditioning unit can burn through a great deal of electricity. In the same amount...

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