Moving to Kauai
Where to live? Do I ship my car, or buy a new one on Island? Which shipping company should I use? Can I bring my animals? These are some of the most popular question when one makes the decision to move to the beautiful Garden Island of Kauai. Some of these answers are based on personal preference and experiences, but here is our take on the subject…
Where to Live? That’s a tough one! Here are some guides to help you decide which part of this beautiful island you can call home! But rest assured, you will be happy wherever you choose!
What About Your Car? If you want your vehicle to make the journey across the big salt pond, there are several reputable companies that ship your vehicle. Matson Navigation Company offers shipping for you personal vehicle from ports in California and Seattle, WA starting at $1,100 depending on the size of your vehicle. Pasha is another shipping company you could choose which offers a standard shipping for vehicles from their terminals in California to Big Island, Oahu or Maui starting at $1,100.
What do you Need to Bring Your Furry Friends? Hawaii wants you to be able to bring your WHOLE family to this beautiful state, including your furry friends, but there are some requirements. Hawaii is a rabies-free state. The law states that dogs and cats meeting specific pre- and post-arrival requirements may qualify for 5-day–or-less quarantine. When your animal arrives in Hawaii, they must also be quarantined for up to 120 days. Your animal must meet the minimum age requirement of 10 months before being eligible to bring to Hawaii. Make sure you read up on all of the requirements before bringing your animal.
I accepted a job in CA at a time when I wasn’t really expecting to relocate. To complicate matters my house had some uncompleted projects that would need to be finished before it could go on the market. I had a short time frame to complete my relocation and therefor I didn’t have time to interview contractors or stay around to supervise the work. I contacted Billy and he told me not to worry about as he could handle coordinating both repairs and the sale of the house. He said the most important…
Our experience with Billy O’Sullivan could not have been better. He learned what we were looking for in a home, showed us homes that met that criteria, and worked with us through somewhat difficult negotiations. he was extremely helpful in helping us learn the market and the island, I would recommend Billy O’Sullivan without reservations.
This is the second transaction we have done with Billy and Louis. Just like the previous project it was done perfectly. Working together (agent and client) is very important. They understand this and makes sure communication and understanding are frequent and timely. We have one more property to sell and you bet we are using Billy and his team for that one also.
We’d been considering buying an investment property in Kauai for some time and signed up for Billy’s alert service to track listings and sales in the area. When we were ready to explore the opportunities and kick the tires on-site in Kauai, we didn’t consider calling anyone other than Billy. Prior to our visit, Billy and his associate, Ann Luckett, quickly put together a list of potential properties that met our criteria and then efficiently moved us through all of the available homes in less th…