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By Beth Thoma Robinson, R(B) SFR - Hawaii Island Luxury Resort Real Estate
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers Big Island)
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If you are still looking for a deal at oceanfront Halii Kai at Waikoloa Beach Resort, here's a rather sobering report. Whale watching from the Halii Kai Ocean Club is popular with owners and rental guests. All Halii Kai Short Sales Currently Have Offers For the first time in several years, there ...

By Beth Thoma Robinson, R(B) SFR - Hawaii Island Luxury Resort Real Estate
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers Big Island)
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One of the only two remaining foreclosures in the pipeline at the luxury Kolea condos at Waikoloa Beach Resort came on market a few moments ago.  The 2 bedroom groundfloor condo Kolea 15G is priced at $429,900 (MLS 251456). Even a foreclosure at Kolea still has the pocket doors and summer kitchen...

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 first time in several years, as 2012 begins there is not a single 3-bedroom Halii Kai condo for sale that is a distressed property (short sale or bank-owned "REO" post-foreclosure).   As reported in my October Halii Kai update, the developer is nearly sold out.  They actually released the...

By Kona Home Team (luva llc) Lance Owens (RS), Getting transactions done, when nobody else can!
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Vista Waikoloa Condominium Complex, has a surprising amount of Foreclosures and Short Sales. In fact,  the Association Of Apartment Owners (AOAO) has foreclosed on 7 units alone, now operating 6 of them as rental units. (according to public records - AOAO owned units - A103, A204, B105, B106, D10...

By Beth Thoma Robinson, R(B) SFR - Hawaii Island Luxury Resort Real Estate
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers Big Island)
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In 2010, there were 12 condos sold at beachfront Kolea at Waikoloa Beach Resort--seven of them distressed properties (bank-owned REOs or short sales). As of this morning, 13 Kolea villas have closed in 2011--nine of them distressed. There are also two short sales still in escrow, and two non-shor...

By Johnny McElree
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The sunny northwest coast of Hawaii’s Big Island is a very appealing destination not only for its beaches, lavish resorts and golf courses, but for a host of other fun activities, as well. Read Full Article   Hitch A Ride With Me, I'll Take You Home! Johnny McElree Johnny@JohnnyMcElree.com www.H...

By Johnny McElree
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New on Market: 72-145 Lipoa Pl - $6,395,000 Four Seasons Hualalai Resort - Lipoa Estates: This immaculate 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath custom residence has over 4,570sf. of interior living area with an additional outdoor covered area extending over 2,000sf. The residence provides... Read more about this ...

By Johnny McElree
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November 14-21Impact a child's life with a simple shoe box gift. FIll a shoe box with school supplies, toys, necessity items, and a note of encouragement for children overseas suffering due to disaster, disease, war, terrrorism, famine and poverty. National Collection Week for Operation Christma...

By Johnny McElree
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  November 17-20The fifth annual Asia Pacific Junior Cup will be conducted November 17-20 at the beautiful and challenging Waikoloa Beach Resort Kings’ Course on the Big Island of Hawaii. Ryder Cup-style international tournament, which features the top 16 juniors from Japan and Hawaii, with each ...

By Johnny McElree
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November 19 & 20Waikoloa Soccer Club will hold the inaugural Waikoloa 3v3 Soccer Shoot-Out Nov. 19-20 at Hooko State Park in Waikoloa Village. The tournament is a qualifier for the Kick It 3v3 World Championships at Disney World in Orlando, Fla., set for January. View tournament info at: http://...

By Kona Home Team (luva llc) Lance Owens (RS), Getting transactions done, when nobody else can!
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Looking for something to do this Friday?  Friday, November 4 · 5:30pm - 7:30pm 68-1330 Mauna Lani Drive   The Shops at Mauna Lani Get your $40 presale tickets at Monstera, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Tommy Bahama or at The Shops at Mauna Lani management office, Suite 100. Otherwise, $50 at the door...

By Johnny McElree
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New Listings Week of October 18th, 2011 Kolea Resort – Condo Villa 12B $1,695,000Kolea is the only beachfront condominium community on the Kohala Coast, and Villa 12B is on the second floor . Week of October 14th, 2011 Kamuela (Waimea) Hawaii68-128 Pukaua Place , Kamuela4bd/4.5 ba 23,494 sfPrice:...

By Beth Thoma Robinson, R(B) SFR - Hawaii Island Luxury Resort Real Estate
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers Big Island)
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To date, there have been only three resales (non-developer sales) at Halii Kai that were not short sale or foreclosures.  My partner Pam and I just listed and sold Halii Kai 15E for $1,050,000, and although the sellers brought money to closing, it did not go through the short sale process. In oth...

By Rob Dalton, Big Island Vacation Rental Guru
(Waikoloa Vacation Rentals)
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With the continuing struggles of the economy not many investment properties are having any success.  Of the many properties we manage at on the Big Island of Hawaii, Kolea at Waikoloa Beach Resort is the only one that seems to be on the rise. Kolea is a luxury beachfront community offering 2 and ...

By Rob Dalton, Big Island Vacation Rental Guru
(Waikoloa Vacation Rentals)
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On the Big Island of Hawaii we have run into a lot of issues lately with quality control on VRBOs (Vacation Rentals by Owners).  Although some guests do have positive experiences, the horror stories of renting through VRBOs is multiplying to the extent that I believe it is hurting my business as ...

By Rob Dalton, Big Island Vacation Rental Guru
(Waikoloa Vacation Rentals)
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  Google places was a great idea google started a few years ago, but even after a few years they are struggling to have success with it. Since Google is giving high weight to Google places and is placing it on the front page of many of searches, many people are trying to get their information on ...

By Kona Home Team (luva llc) Lance Owens (RS), Getting transactions done, when nobody else can!
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Real Estate Recovery in Hawaii with Realtor Lance Owens, Aloha Kona Realty Inc, www.WestHawaiiCondos.com  2011 Real Estate sales in West Hawaii are just seeing some incredible sales numbers. Today we are here to talk about the  South Kohala, Waikoloa areas, and they are no different. Although Jul...

By Rob Dalton, Big Island Vacation Rental Guru
(Waikoloa Vacation Rentals)
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The Waikoloa Beach Resort is one of the top vacation destinations in the world.  It is also home to the Hilton Waikoloa, one of the largest and most well known hotels in Hawaii.  In the early 2000s a new beachfront development was built, Kolea. Kolea offers luxury two and three bedroom villas wit...

By Johnny McElree
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Yahoo Real Estate reclaimed the top spot in May on a list of the most popular real estate websites compiled by Experian Hitwise, bumping the National Association of Realtors' official listing portal, Realtor.com, into second place. Hitwise showed the two sites with virtually identical market sha...

By Beth Thoma Robinson, R(B) SFR - Hawaii Island Luxury Resort Real Estate
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers Big Island)
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Another luxury Kolea condo for sale has taken a price reduction to short sale territory.  Today's price reduction on Kolea 3E from $1,395,000 to $1,250,00 comes iwth the caveat that this is now a short sale subject to bank approval...and a bargain for some lucky and patient buyer! Pocket doors op...

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