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By Kona Home Team (luva llc) Lance Owens (RS), Getting transactions done, when nobody else can!
(Kona Home Team (luva llc))
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SNEAK PREVIEW: Previously Priced at $2,400,000 and $1,950,000 This is a Bank Owned Property and we are waiting for final numbers. ~ $1,490,000 is a Suggested Price and has NOT Been Bank Approved ~ We do expect to be priced at, or below this number. Email us for more details: Photos are current, a...

By Beth Thoma Robinson, R(B) SFR - Hawaii Island Luxury Resort Real Estate
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers Big Island)
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This is a dog's story, but it is also a story of how rural communities thrive in Hawai'i. I start my day with an hour or two of work at my desk, since 5 am Hawaii time is already 11 am on the East Coast where some of my short sale negotiators are getting ready for lunch.  But if I haven't looked ...

By Beth Thoma Robinson, R(B) SFR - Hawaii Island Luxury Resort Real Estate
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers Big Island)
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Voting is still open: will this architecturally distinctive home on an oceanfront parcel in North Kohala, Hawai'i win WSJ House of the Week? The word "ohana" means extended family in Hawai'ian, and an "ohana" is a cottage or wing of a house that on the mainland would probably be referred to as a...

By Beth Thoma Robinson, R(B) SFR - Hawaii Island Luxury Resort Real Estate
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers Big Island)
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Here on the Big Island of Hawai'i, we are more likely to make a big deal about Chinese New Year, May Day - Lei Day, or even Prince Kuhio Day, than to notice St Patrick's Day.  However, I could use a little luck of the Irish as I make my daily short sale calls, and my clients and I prepare for the...

By Beth Thoma Robinson, R(B) SFR - Hawaii Island Luxury Resort Real Estate
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers Big Island)
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Real estate sales in North Kohala (around the towns of Hawi and Kapaau) slowed briefly after the first-time buyer tax credit expired at the end of April.  However, looking at the month of August, the lower (under $450,000) end of the market is picking up again! In raw land, it seems everyone want...

By Beth Thoma Robinson, R(B) SFR - Hawaii Island Luxury Resort Real Estate
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers Big Island)
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The 4th of July weekend offers several options for residents and visitors to the Big Island to explore and have fun.  Many of these are annual events like Waikoloa Beach Resort's rubber ducky race to raise money for charity or the rodeo at Parker Ranch in Waimea. This year we are also having a 4...

By Beth Thoma Robinson, R(B) SFR - Hawaii Island Luxury Resort Real Estate
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers Big Island)
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For the past two years, residents of the Kapaau and Hawi area have been blessed with a fitness facility created in an old service station building.  We enjoyed the circuit, cardio equipment, Zumba classes and yoga.  But with the continued weak economy, even some of the most enthusiastic members f...

By Beth Thoma Robinson, R(B) SFR - Hawaii Island Luxury Resort Real Estate
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers Big Island)
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My sweet friend Elizabeth is on the Board of the Kohala Community Hospital Foundation, and she just dropped off our Silent Auction winnings from last Saturday night's annual fundraiser.  If you choose to live in Hawi, Kapaau, Puakea Bay Ranch, or any of the other neighborhoods of North Kohala, yo...

By Beth Thoma Robinson, R(B) SFR - Hawaii Island Luxury Resort Real Estate
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers Big Island)
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  Did you know that if you are a part-time resident of Hawai'i, you can take advantage of the Non-Resident Library Card which only differs from a resident's card in that it costs $25,?  If you are here for regular or extended visits, considerr a Visitors Card (good for three months) for $10. Onc...

By Beth Thoma Robinson, R(B) SFR - Hawaii Island Luxury Resort Real Estate
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers Big Island)
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On Tuesday the agents in our office were invited to preview a labor of love that has taken shape on 50 oceanfront acres makai of Kapaau in North Kohala:  the Hawaii Island Retreat at Ahu Pohaku Ho'omaluhia. Long-time North Kohala residents Jeanne Sunderland (founder of the "Spa Without Walls" at ...

By Beth Thoma Robinson, R(B) SFR - Hawaii Island Luxury Resort Real Estate
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers Big Island)
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  Prior to the earthquake of October 2006, two of the most popular activities for tourists (and locals wanting to show off cultural and natural wonders of Kohala) were Flumin' the Ditch and Hummer Safari.  When water stopped flowing in the awesome Kohala Ditch due to earthquake damage, Flumin' th...

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