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By Daniel Newbill
(Realty Executives Oahu)
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OK so we have talked about the fact that there may Still  be units available at the Trump Tower Waikiki.  If you call me I may be able to help you find the unit you are looking for.  I keep in close contact with the phenomenal S&P sales team and correspond weekly to determine if there may be any ...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
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July 22nd, 2008 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101, Rants & Riffs Almost every day I speak with buyers from mainland markets that are experiencing significant downturns and a great deal of gloom and doom. Because their markets are hurting they believe there may be opportunities to buy propertie...

By Daniel Newbill
(Realty Executives Oahu)
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This 5 star luxury building is still getting incredible interest and why not?  One of the Penthouse units recently sold for 9.5 million according to a good source.  This makes the Dollar/ Square foot 4300/square.  Don't spread your feet too wide when you stand in this unit or you will be occupyin...

By Daniel Newbill
(Realty Executives Oahu)
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If you are looking for A Trump Tower Unit in Waikiki on the island of Oahu then call me ASAP!  I know of three units that are currently available.  When the developer releases units I know abt them.  My number is 808-228-8434.  This building is seconds from the ocean and has commanded incredible ...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
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July 21st, 2008 categories: Rants & Riffs If you are planning on owning real estate past 2013, now maybe a good time to buy. A recent Honolulu Star Bulletin article regarding a visit to Honolulu by the National Association of Realtors Chief Economist stated the following. “In fact, by 2013, Honol...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
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Haggling Honolulu REO Properties July 18th, 2008 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101, Rants & Riffs Blogtherockies.com had a recent post that does a terrific job outlining many issues that may make your REO purchasing process easier. They say… CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE POST

By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
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       Tamarind Squarefalls on the corner of King st and Bishop in the center of Honolulu's financial district. Facing the southern or Makai side of the square is the First Hawaiian Center, which is the tallest building in Honolulu and home to the auxillary gallery of the Contemporary Museum of A...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
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July 17th, 2008 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101, Rants & Riffs The Honolulu advertiser announced that it will layoff 54 full and part-time employees. Many people believe that this is a result of the lagging economy and, thus, lower advertising revenues. I believe there may be some relation t...

By Celeste "SALLY" Cheeseman, (RA) AHWD CRS ePRO OAHU HAWAII REAL ESTATE
(Liberty Homes)
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Standing at Kewalo Basin I look out to Waikiki and the ever so famous Diamond Head (volcano crater) on the southeast coast of Oahu overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Honolulu, Hawaii. Overlooking an object in the water I choose to shoot the scene to 'possibility' depicting that the object is from ...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
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July 16th, 2008 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101, Rants & Riffs In 1903, Hawaii adopted an alternative land recordation system, which is referred to as the Hawaii Torrens Land system-or more commonly referred to as “land Court”. Believe it or not, it was modeled after a system for registering...

By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
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  Historic Site: Last seat of Hawaiian Sovereignty 'IOLANI PALACE Honolulu, HI     `Iolani Palace is considered the finest example of American Florentine or Italianate architecture in the world. Artisans were brought from Europe and the US to complete it's neoroccoco details and stylings.        ...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
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July 15th, 2008 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101, Rants & Riffs Honolulu as a type of apartment, which is a throwback to by gone days. Before condominiums, the only way to own an apartment was through the purchase of a cooperative (Co-op). I am told that cooperatives are legally real estate (...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
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July 15th, 2008 categories: Rants & Riffs I don’t know how the measured “sexiest”, but according to Concierge.com Honolulu and Oahu are right up there!   CLICK HERE TO READ THE POST.

By Barbara Abe
(East Oahu Realty)
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The grand opening of the Hawaii Kai Dog Park June 29 was fantastic! I was there at 8:00 to set up for opening and left at 10:45, then went back at 12:30 and was amazed at how many people and their dogs were there - and they were all thanking us - they were so happy - it is working! The story of t...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
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July 14th, 2008 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101, Rants & Riffs A Honolulu apartment owners association can positively or negatively affect the value of the units in a particular building. Here are four ways they impact your property. #1. Maintenance fees. We all know that it is desirable to ...

By Celeste "SALLY" Cheeseman, (RA) AHWD CRS ePRO OAHU HAWAII REAL ESTATE
(Liberty Homes)
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Dedicated to Bob Stewart (who is attending the Hawaii Association of Realtors®  2008 Pacific Rim Conference & Expo on the Island of Hawaii on September 18 & 19th, 2008 at the Hilton Waikoloa Village )   Yes, Hawaii is a State that was admitted into the Union on August 21, 1959 and making it the 5...

By Barbara Abe
(East Oahu Realty)
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Sunday, June 22, 2008 was a fun day for lots of folks and their dogs, as you'll see from the photos below.  We raised funds for the newly-created Hawaii Kai Dog Park and Hui 'Ilio Hawaii, the non-profit so instrumental in making the park a reality. This year we had 350+ walkers and a great variet...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
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July 11th, 2008 categories: Rants & Riffs Real estate is a great business. As a Realtor, I have the opportunity to represent people in the sale or purchase of one of their most significant sets. As a result, I am required to have ongoing consulting and advisory conversations concerning various as...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
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July 9th, 2008 categories: Reasons To Sell Even though this blog came from a Cleveland Ohio real estate company, most of the reasons not to own a home in Honolulu are applicable. None of these reasons may apply to you, however, read the entire list for a great laugh. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
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July 8th, 2008 categories: Reasons To Sell Today’s Wall Street Journal reported that the Fed would not require Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac to increase their reserve deposits. Thank goodness. In my opinion, much of the last major financial meltdown that occurred during the Savings and Loan crisis of...

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