Big Island Hawaii - Kohala Coast real estate update, March 13 2009
By Diana J. Woods, Big Island Hawaii
(MacArthur Sotheby's International Realty)
Over the past few months my sunny optimism has been stunned into silence. Advisers are saying don't read the news. Pay close attention to the market and prepare for the turn around. I can't stop reading the news. I'm a voracious reader. I read, listen and watch international and national economists, and discuss the local market with professionals I trust. Consequently, I've been in a funk. I don't know if it's the decision by opinion leaders to moderate the gloom and doom, but this morning I heard a fleeting bit of good news from the powers that be in Honolulu. I didn't hear the source, but someone said prepare now for the 2010 turn around in the real estate market. I am so ready to believe this. My spirits immediately jumped. I have noticed neighborhoods favored by second hom...