Prospective buyers for Maui real estate want to do their own research, and one of the main topics is property taxes. Depending on where you are relocating from, you might be pleasantly surprised to see we have relatively low rates here in the islands, with Maui having some of the lowest. When you own property […]
Kohala by the Sea is a small gated community along the Kohala Coast of Hawaii island that offers incredible ocean views. With just 73 house lots in this gated community, neighbors know each other and there is a real sense of pride. This distinguished neighborhood was thoughtfully designed so that nearly every home has incredible […]
The ha of Kukui’ula is the Plantation House where families gather, dine, swim, savor sunsets and starry nights. The 20,000 sqft private clubhouse, overlooking Kukui’ula Bay, was designed by Don Ziebell, founder of OZ Architects Inc of Scottsdale, and was completed in 2011.
Are you considering upcoming home building or remodeling projects? If so, this show is for you! If you’re considering building or remodeling your own home in the near future, you’ll want to check out the 2017 Living + Design Show on Saturday, February 25th, and Sunday, February 26th, at the Sheraton Kona Resort Convention Center in […]
Awesome new Ewa Beach listing in Spinnaker. The property is located at 91-1029 Kaipalaoa St #5303, Ewa Beach, HI 96706 and is currently listed for $525,000. This unit has 19 owned PV panels, air and water filtration systems, new kitchen, new SS appliances, new floors, new paint, and so much more. The HOA is painting the […]
Miracle: A liberation of the spirit; to comprehend the true scope of the universe; to witness a spiritual emancipation; as in a supernatural intervention. Throughout Hawaiian history, the village Ali’I, or Chief, decreed a section of land to remain unobstructed, an Ahupua’a, from the mountains to the sea, so that everything a community needed to […]
Two of the most common questions we hear in the Hawaii real estate market is: “How is the market?” and “Is this a good time to buy?”
Based on recent investigations by Trulia’s economic team, Honolulu is doing quite well compared to other cities in the U.S. with regards to sales contracts going through to completion. Nationwide, the percentage of homes that go into contract and then revert back to being for sale is increasing. Trulia has labeled this situation a “sale […]
What’s better than a resort? Why, a resort you can live in, of course! Lei Pauku (“segment of a lei” in Hawaiian) just had its grand opening and is now selling 3-bed, 2.5-bath townhouses in three floor plans, with garages in the front or the back. The homes are a blend of island-inspired, free flowing […]
If a master planned community with shopping, golf courses, parks, recreation centers, and pools with pavilions to host guests sounds appealing, then you’ll love this newly listed 4 bed, 2.5 bath single family home in Ewa Gentry’s Montecito/Tuscany development. The name alone evokes a sense of vacation. Whether you work from home, or need a shortened commute to […]
The other night I had the pleasure of attending Blue Startups‘ Founders Mixer event at the Real Office Centers collaborative workspace in Chinatown. The event was a social gathering to recruit local tech talent to the acclaimed tech accelerator’s next 14-week program titled Cohort 9. Blue Startups’ Founders Mixer event Cohort 9 This program is used as […]
It’s that time again when everyone is receiving their orders for PCS moves. I am lucky to have been able to call Hawaii home, and for those who chose the duty station, or those who have it assigned, you are also amongst the lucky few.
Not many communities in Hawaii offer the work, live, and play concept, but the new D.R. Horton development in West Oahu, Hoopili, sure does. This is a community surrounded by parks, nature, walking, biking and running trails. Work, live, play in Ewa Beach The complex is centered around numerous big employers, such as FBI, Disney, numerous […]
Nothing is more stressful than putting your home on the market while you still live there. With listings hopefully comes showings, open houses, and broker’s opens. These are all things done in order to get the word out about the listing, and then hopefully the end game is an offer and closed sale. This is all extremely difficult […]
Love is all around this week! Wishing all of you a very Happy Valentine’s – we’re celebrating all week! And part of that celebration is sharing my top homes rated on romance factor. Enjoy! Ke’ei Beach Homes Located on Ke’ei Beach in Kealakekua Bay, this property is situated in a truly magical place on Hawaii’s […]