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By Michael Hege, R
(Beach Villa Realty,LLC)
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2008 has now come to a close and the numbers are in. The big picture on Oahu shows declines in nearly every category, but they vary in degree by area and by classification, ie, single family versus condominium. To truly understand the current market and how it effects your individual property or ...

By Michael Hege, R
(Beach Villa Realty,LLC)
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   "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined."      Henry David Thoreau   I'm about to celebrate my second anniversary of living in Ko Olina. When I'm asked why I moved here, the best answer I've come up with is "sheer desire". It's hard to describe with wor...

By Michael Hege, R
(Beach Villa Realty,LLC)
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November 2008 Oahu Real Estate Statistics As we come to the close of another month, we find the news continues to be half empty or half full, depending on your perspective. While demand for housing was the lowest in ten years, the inventory of both single family homes and condominiums also went d...

By Denise Amrich, Hawaii Relocation Specialist
(Local Neighborhood Expert- Ivy K realty)
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  There are currently 263 Kapolei Homes for sale compared to 290 last month, the average price of these homes has gone down approx $8500. So Far 6 Homes have sold and we are trending for a smaller number of transacted properties compared to last month. In Hawaii The average temperature is between...

By Michael Hege, R
(Beach Villa Realty,LLC)
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My view of being a REALTOR has always been that the easy part of the job was finding a house my clients liked. The real task was to find the best way for them to buy the house they selected. Many of those details were within the role of the REALTOR and many were placed into the care of others. I ...

By Michael Hege, R
(Beach Villa Realty,LLC)
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Market Stats through first 6 months of 2008 The first 6 months of statistics for Oahu, HI are now available through the link below. There is truly a wealth of information in them and probably something for everybody whether you are a buyer, investor, seller or homeowner wondering about a move. Th...

By Michael Hege, R
(Beach Villa Realty,LLC)
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As numbers for another month become available, there is good information for Buyers and Sellers to take note of. The numbers of unit sales is down considerably but prices are remaining fairly stable. For sellers, this means that homes are selling and for those that are priced well, days on market...

By Michael Hege, R
(Beach Villa Realty,LLC)
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Ko Olina is sometimes overlooked as a place to not only vacation, but to live year round. There are currently 5 different neighborhoods sprinkled throughout the resort and each of them have a different look and feel to them. Settings, architecture, amenities and price range all create different ...

By Michael Hege, R
(Beach Villa Realty,LLC)
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As the pages of the calendar fall to the floor, what seemed a distant event begins to appear closer. From the first time I heard the rumor, it was easy to believe and easy to imagine. Disney was going to build a hotel in Ko Olina. The Disney family is a pretty good family to have moving into our ...

By Michael Hege, R
(Beach Villa Realty,LLC)
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 Tenative agreements have been reached for a 12 acre Solar farm to be built on 12 acres of James Campbell Co. land next to the Campbell Industrial Park. The energy production farm is to be built by a subsidiary of Hoku Scientific Inc., a Kapolei Company. Hoku Solar's 12-acre solar farm would rank...

By Celeste "SALLY" Cheeseman, (RA) AHWD CRS ePRO OAHU HAWAII REAL ESTATE
(Liberty Homes)
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On 642 acres on the West side of the island of Oahu, Ko Olina Resort & Marina is the one of the elite of the family resort communities. The entrance into the Ko Olina Community depicts the very essence of the community with a waterfall just crying out 'Aloha'! to all that pass through. From singl...

By Michael Hege, R
(Beach Villa Realty,LLC)
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I'm a child of the 60's and have always felt fortunate to have spent my formative years in Southern California. I remember going to Newport, Huntington and Laguna beach as a child in the early 60's and as a teen in the late 60's. When I go back there now, they have changed so much. The Leeward co...

By Michael Hege, R
(Beach Villa Realty,LLC)
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This is one of those articles that you read in December and think to yourself, "hmmm... bummer" and forget until it happens. Then, in June you lament daily when it happens and mark the calendar with a big red circle on the day it will be over. Apparently, the interstate that connects Ewa (pronoun...

By Michael Hege, R
(Beach Villa Realty,LLC)
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I could just kick myself for not learning more about blogging earlier. I actually prefer the term journaling, but I suppose that goes to my age. In any event, it would have been a perfect way for me to have saved the thrill that we all felt as we arrived here in Oahu, suitcases in hand. I still r...

By Michael Hege, R
(Beach Villa Realty,LLC)
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It's 81 degrees outside and there is the most pleasant wind blowing through the doors and windows. I am overcome with  gratitude for this new life I've been given. In another month our family will be having our first anniversary since our move from Kansas and it has gone by in the proverbial "win...

By Michael Hege, R
(Beach Villa Realty,LLC)
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I am struck by my tremendous luck at having settled in to live in the Kapolei Community. I wish I could say that after rigorous research and study, I had selected Ko Olina and Kapolei as the place I would call home... but alas, I cannot. My move from Kansas was completely emotional as compared to...

By Randy Prothero, Hawaii REALTOR, (808) 384-5645
(eXp Realty)
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Kapolei is a planned community known as the Second City (makes up part of tax map key 191).Single Family homes sales have softened.  Average sales prices of single family homes have continued to seen some decreases.  While sales volume was down early in the year, we have seen an increase in May. ...

By Randy Prothero, Hawaii REALTOR, (808) 384-5645
(eXp Realty)
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                                                                                     Below is a list of condos and townhouses in Kapolei that are pet friendly.  This is an important question for families with pets.  Also if you are relocating to Hawaii, this issue of animal quarantine comes up.  ...

By Randy Prothero, Hawaii REALTOR, (808) 384-5645
(eXp Realty)
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                                                                                      Below is a list of condos and townhouses in Makakilo that are pet friendly.  This is an important question for families with pets.  Also if you are relocating to Hawaii, this issue of animal quarantine comes up....

By Randy Prothero, Hawaii REALTOR, (808) 384-5645
(eXp Realty)
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Kapolei is a planned community Hawaii (makes up part of tax map key 191).Single family home prices have leveled off and even shown a slight softening in the last half of 2006.  Currently there is about 6 months worth of inventory.Kapolei area condos and townhouses have shown some leveling but hav...

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