Selling Without Permits?

After the fact permits are treated the same as regular permits and must meet current codes.  It can be difficult to find contractors willing to sign the permit because they will be taking responsibility for the job.  If you are selling a home that requires after the fact permits be prepared for a delay in closing and for additional costs.  VA loans are particularly strict when it comes to improvements without proper permitting.  If the structure is not permittable, the City may request that it be modified to comply or be torn down.  For more information on after the fact permitting please contact us and we can direct you to the right professional: (808) 739-4174 |  

About the Author

Brandon Lau grew up in Kailua and currently resides in Honolulu with his wife Andee and children Caylah, Elijah, and David. His eighteen years in real estate led him to become a Partner at ChaneyBrooks Choice Advisors. Over the past 10 years he has developed the team and systems that has created a high level of service and value for his clients.

What differentiates Brandon and his team is his consultative approach to real estate. He advises clients with relevant data and expert insight to help them make the best choices in real estate. Good choices in planning for long term dispositions, negotiating for the best price or knowing when not to pursue an investment are ways his consultative services will give you an advantage in the marketplace. His bottom line is providing service with the utmost integrity and expertise.