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Enjoy Gold Coast living from this charming oceanfront building at Diamond Head. Relax on your balcony as you check the surf at Tongg's.. The original Penthouse level: This 5th floor unit boasts higher ceilings than lower floors! Additional storage included for surfboards, kayak, etc. Great value ...
02/14/2012
Oahu’s median sales price for homes jumped 8.6% in January to $618,900, which is the highest we’ve seen since September of 2010. Meanwhile, sales volume was down 12.1% from last year and its lowest since February of 2010, indicating signs of less inventory = higher prices. Oahu Condo Statistics O...
02/14/2012
As 2011 is officially in our rear view mirror, here are the 3 highest sales for Condos in Honolulu last year: Diamond Head Apartments #403/404 closed on 12/8/2011 for $4,673,300 Hokua #36K closed on 11/3/2011 for $4,550,000 Hokua #34 B/C closed on 2/15/2011 for $4,550,000 Although 2011 saw 4 cond...
01/11/2012
I've relaunched my personal website recently. After 8 years, I'm on my 3rd vendor and it's got a great new look. Before: After: To learn more about what's new improved, you can read this article on how my site and search are now better. Aloha!
01/07/2012
Although sales of single family homes on Oahu in July were down 7% from 2010, Realtors on Oahu closed as many transactions as June with 251 sales. Prices were also down 2.2% from last year. On a brighter note, they took a tick up from June’s median price of $575,000. It also took homes that sell*...
08/12/2011
Resales of single family homes and condos on Oahu continued April's downward trend of fewer transactions in the marketplace.   The bad news first: Single family home sales were down 15.3% and condo sales were down 10.3% in May. Median prices also stumbled from last year with home prices down 0.8%...
06/08/2011
Dr. Beach came out with his annual Top 10 Beach List and Oahu was the only Hawaiian island to make the list at the #3 and #9 spots. Duke Kahanamoku Beach took the #3 spot Duke Kahanamoku Beach fronts the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki. The boundaries are the pier on the east side and the Ala ...
06/02/2011
For 2010 and 2011, Canada has taken over for Japan as the #1 foreign country investing in residential real estate in Hawaii. I had the opportunity to hear Dr. Michael Sklarz of Collateral Analytics speak today at the Hawaii Convention Center about foreign real estate investment. He had some inter...
05/21/2011
We are happy to announce our latest REO listing in Waipio Gentry. Kuola Townhome #A/7 (MLS# 1105390) is a REO listed for $248,500 The Kuola town homes in Waipio Gentry were built in 1983 and are within walking distance to Waipio Shopping Center. Waipio Gentry is just inland of Waikele. It is a sl...
05/19/2011
In April, we experienced one of the largest dips in home sales on Oahu in awhile. This Honolulu home (MLS# 1014958) is priced at April's median price of $585,000 Existing home sales were down 19.6% from the previous year. Condo sales were also down 6.7%. On a brighter note, prices were stable as ...
05/10/2011
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