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2009 

January 15th, 2009 categories: Honolulu Vintage Homes Manoa is the hide out for many of Honolulu’s most interesting vintage homes. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE POST.
01/15/2009
January 13th, 2009 categories: Honolulu Condominiums, Honolulu Real Estate 101 Here is a BIG thank you to Tim O’Leary, of Bank of Hawaii, for directing me to Hicondos.com.  In yesterday’s blog post, I informed you that lenders are now requiring a owner occupancy of 70% or more, if a buyer is usin...
01/13/2009
January 12th, 2009 categories: Honolulu Condominiums In the good old days of the fast and easy availability of financing, a lender would make a loan on a condominium with an owner occupancy percentage above 50%.  Some lenders had a stricter guideline of 55%.  With all of the shifts in financing o...
01/12/2009
January 8th, 2009 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101, Rants & Riffs A Wall Street Journal article about Chicago condominium sales translates beautifully to the Honolulu real estate market. “However, I quickly discovered that a 10% drop in Chicago didn’t necessarily translate into a similar decl...
01/08/2009
January 7th, 2009 categories: Rants & Riffs Pacific Business News reports that the bright spot in Hawaii tourism is time shares. “Amid all the gloom evident in Hawaii’s tourism industry, one business is still growing: time shares. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE POST.
01/07/2009
January 6th, 2009 categories: Rants & Riffs Since Waikiki is one of the main engines that powers Honolulu’s economy and real estate market.  It is great to hear from Pacific Business News that the owners of the Waikiki Shopping Plaza are planning redevelopment. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE POST.
01/06/2009
January 5th, 2009 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101, Rants & Riffs Today’s Wall Street Journal has an optimistic article written by Allan Murray.  In writing about the national economy, Mr. Murray touches on a few points that apply to Honolulu real estate. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE POST.
01/05/2009
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