Glossary of Hawaii Real Estate Terms

    • CCIM: The Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation conferred by the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute (CIREI), is awarded to experts in the disciplines of commercial real estate brokerage, asset management, valuation and investment analysis. The designation is earned by completing the intensive CCIM education program, passing a comprehensive examination and demonstrating a record of accomplishment in the commercial investment of real estate.

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Realtor® Code of Ethics

Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice
of the National Association of Realtors®

Effective January 1, 2014

CLICK HERE for a printer-friendly (PDF file) version of NAR’s 2014 Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. If you would like to file a complaint, please visit the Dispute Resolution page.

Where the word REALTORS® is used in this Code and Preamble, it shall be deemed to include REALTOR-ASSOCIATE®S .

While the Code of Ethics establishes obligations that may be higher than those mandated by law, in any instance where the Code of Ethics and the law conflict, the obligations of the law must take precedence. Continue reading “Realtor® Code of Ethics”

Why Use a Realtor®

Can a real estate agent really help me in buying and selling property?

The answer is YES!

When you’re ready to think about buying or selling your property, you need to ask yourself the following questions: Do you have the time, energy, sources of information, and contacts to do the job yourself? If you were one of the ‘do-it-your-self’ people, would the results be as good or better than they would be if you had professional assistance? Would it have gone smoother? Would it have given you more personal time? Would you have purchased for less, or sold for more, if a real estate agent was involved? Read the following information and learn how a real estate agent can help you understand everything you need to know about a real estate transaction. Continue reading “Why Use a Realtor®”