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 […]
Moving is a stressful event all by itself. Now factor in getting your pets to Hawaii and you have additional things to worry about. Let’s face it, our pets are part of our families and their wellbeing is just as important as the rest of the family. You factor in cars, clothes, furniture, family, and pets […]
Have you ever dreamed of buying a vacant lot and building your dream home? It’s a fun dream. However, following through with the process is not for the faint of heart. Having built a home myself (well…with the help of a contractor), I have personally experienced the joy, confusion, excitement, frustration, and overwhelming abundance of […]
We live in a technological world; wi-fi and smart everything have arrived, and much more is on the way. If you’re like me and want to do everything you can to be healthy and happy, not just surviving but thriving, then you may want to know how to be tech-savvy in a high-tech world.
Just announced! SEABridge by Gentry Homes, a small master planned community in Ewa Beach, will have a lottery for qualified applicants on Saturday, February 25th at 11 am. Eleven homes will be available in this phase of construction. Prices range from $510,800 – $543,000. Don’t miss your opportunity to live in quality new construction in […]
An architectural masterpiece with exquisite fusion of Balinesian, Hawaiian, and “primitive modern” design on Oahu’s North Shore, in Haleiwa. Listing price is $14,950,000. Direct sandy beach oceanfront, Balinese hardwoods, and custom carved Javanese Very unique master bathroom design Copper, steel, hummed marble, and carved lava stone frame really show that it’s an idyllic Hawaiian paradise […]
January has kicked off 2017 with 4 new additions to the market in Pineapple Hill. That brings the total number to 18 active listings on the market as of 1/31/2017. Aside from the new listings, there was not a lot of action in the neighborhood this month. Only one price reduction, no sales, and no […]