Everything You Need To Know About Guam

You’ll find our blog to be a wealth of information, covering everything from local market statistics and home values to community happenings. That’s because we care about the community and want to help you find your place in it. Please reach out if you have any questions at all. We’d love to talk with you!

Oct. 12, 2021

Guam Business Highlight: Table 35

Table 35

There are many great restaurants and bars to discover on the island of Guam. Residents of the island can find everything from fast food options to fine-dining options when they need a classy night out. With so many options to choose from, it can be hard to decide where to eat. For those residing in or visiting Tamuning region of Guam, they have an excellent option that will provide everything from casual lunches to the perfect setting for an evening dinner and drinks with friends.

Table 35 is a unique dining experience that many Guam locals have claimed a favorite. The restaurant is located in Tamuning, Guam. The chef has created a menu that features dishes that are influenced from all over the world combined with his own personal touches to create dishes locals rave about almost as much as tourists. With options including American and Asian fusion, Table 35 has something for everyone!

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Posted in Buying a Home
Oct. 12, 2021

How To Find A Job In Guam: The Ultimate Guide

How To Find A Job In Guam: The Ultimate Guide

Guam is an amazing island that definitely has its advantages over the mainland. If you're looking for a job in Guam, or even thinking about making the move to this beautiful island, here are some tips on how to find a job in Guam!

So how do I find a job in Guam?


 

Well, it's not as hard as you might think! Being an island with limited space and population, there are plenty of opportunities here. Plus, compared to other places around the world that have its own challenges establishing a career path, Guam has a relatively easy time getting a foothold into another field or profession.

Let's look at a few ways you can find a job in Guam!

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Posted in Buying a Home
Oct. 6, 2021

Is A Home Inspection Really Worth It

Is a home Inspection worth it?

You are about to spend the largest purchase of your life on a home. A home inspection is one of the best ways to ensure that you don't get any unpleasant surprises when you buy your new home.

It's already stressful enough trying to find the perfect house, with all the rooms and features you need, in a neighborhood that feels like home. In the search for your dream home it can be easy to get caught up in a bidding war preventing you from getting the house you want.

Some people argue that an inspection is not worth it since it doesn't give you all of the facts and should not make or break a sale, but what if there was a problem with the foundation?

Most people agree that a home inspection is worth it as long as you can look beyond the negatives and focus on the facts. To feel secure in your purchase, whether it's your first or fifth house, hire an inspector to take a look around.

Let's take a closer look at the process of a home inspection as well as the pros and cons to having a home inspection done so you can make an informed decision. 

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Posted in Buying a Home
Oct. 6, 2021

The Top 5 Places To Go Golfing In Guam

Top 5 Places To Gold In Guam

Golf – It’s a favorite pastime for many for a variety of different reasons. Some like to play the sport professionally, others like to play it casually, and some just play a miniature version of it in order to accommodate a day out with the family.

And Guam – One of the most unique and exotic islands in the entire world. From offering fine tropical cuisine to some of the best-brewed coffee ever tasted, Guam is also an amazing place to enjoy outdoor recreation opportunities. 

Today, we’ll be bringing the two together and going through the top five places to go golfing in Guam with this list.

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Posted in Buying a Home
Oct. 6, 2021

How Much Does It Really Cost To Buy A Home

How Much Does It Cost To Buy A Home

Ever wonder how much you'll need to save for a down payment? Is it really more than you think? It's possible that your first estimate of what it takes to buy a home might be too low. There are some hidden costs that you might not have considered, and they add up.

When it comes to buying a home, you really need to consider all your options. If you plan to rent out part of the property, you must consider all of the expenses that go along with owning a rental property. Don't assume it's cheaper than buying an owner occupied home.

If you are buying an owner-occupied home, there are still some hidden costs that need to be considered. You will need more money for closing costs, inspections, and other expenses.

Read on to find out how much it really costs to buy a home these days.

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Oct. 6, 2021

5 Things To Know When Investing In Real Estate

5 Things To Know When Investing In Real Estate

We all know that real estate investing is a great way to build wealth. After you buy a home, other homes in the area tend to follow suit and increase their values as well. In addition, as you make improvements on your home or purchase new properties, those too will appreciate over time. As an added bonus, those monthly payments really start to add up.

But, not all real estate is created equal. Some properties are better investments than others, especially in this day and age of low interest rates and an ever-increasing inventory of homes. Here are five things you should know before investing in real estate: 

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Posted in Buying a Home
Oct. 5, 2021

The Pika’s Best of Guam Awards Are Back And Were Nominated!

Pika's Best Guam Awards

The 2021 Pika’s Best of Guam Awards are back again, these awards truly celebrate and recognize the best businesses that make Guam such a great place to live and visit! 

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Posted in Community News
Sept. 23, 2021

Top 8 Coffee Shops In Guam

Coffee Shops in Guam

Sometimes the best way to start a morning isn’t with a full English breakfast or a generous stack of pancakes from the IHOP, but rather, is with a hot fresh brew made conveniently behind the counter just for you. Today, we’ll be looking at the best places in Guam where you can get your morning caffeine fix.

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Posted in Buying a Home
Sept. 22, 2021

Top 10 Chinese Restaurants In Guam

Chinese Restaurants guam

The ocean is, by far, the biggest mystery of all. From undiscovered tribes and species to uncharted islands and other territories, there’s still just so much that we don’t know about the waters that surround us. One place that exists in this endless body of wonder is the tropical island of Guam, an exotic and relaxing place that many are lucky to call home..

In this blog we’re going to be checking out Guam’s finest cuisine spots, namely in the way of Chinese food, one of the most highly consumed and delicious food styles in modern human culture.

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Posted in Buying a Home
Sept. 14, 2021

How To Become A Real Estate Agent In Guam

Become a Real Estate Agent in Guam

Guam is a paradise island with some of the most breathtaking beaches and landscapes in the world-perfect for any real estate agent. However, before you can become a real estate agent in Guam, you must first get licensed. All applicants must meet certain qualifications and be able to pass a background check. With this complete, you'll be ready to start on your journey into the world of real estate!

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Posted in Real Estate News