Women’s History Month: Millennial-Style

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In 1980, President Jimmy Carter designated March 2-8 as National Women’s History Week (which later became Women’s History Month), with the message, “From the first settlers who came to our shores, from the first American Indian families who befriended them, men and women have worked together to build this nation. Too often the women were unsung and sometimes their contributions went unnoticed. But the achievements, leadership, courage, strength and love of the women who built America was as vital as that of the men whose names we know so well.”

Sometimes we need to stop and acknowledge the many … Read more »

Why Women Make Great Real Estate Investors

“Recognize your strength, leverage your natural abilities and believe in yourself. You have everything in you that it takes to be successful as a real estate investor.” Laura Alamery

In 1987 when I got started in real estate in Honolulu as an agent, I went to work for Dolman and Associates. Vi Dolman, the owner and principal broker of the company, believed that women made better agents and real estate investors than men. In our office, 74 of the 75 agents were women; the one male agent was working exclusively in the Japanese market with the clientele he was … Read more »