First Time Buyers

Confidence in Honolulu Home Sales

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 […]

Everyone Hates Condo Association Fees

Homebuyers often proclaim from the start that they don’t want to pay condo fees or don’t want to live in an association. No one wants to pay “extra,” but in Hawaii there are a few problems with this statement. On an island, land is limited, and in urban Honolulu, the most “affordable” housing is located […]

Sandy Beach – A Brief Introduction to One of Oahu’s Dangerous Beaches

Amazing sunrises that will take your breath away, oceanfront parks, shopping centers, and homes with nearby fun hikes to Koko Head, the Baboon’s Nose, Makapu’u Lighthouse, or more extreme journeys that will take you straight up the back of the Ko’olau Mountains that overlook Waimanalo Bay, Rabbit Island, Black Island, and the Mokulua Islands. This […]

Pet-Friendly Wailea Fairway Villas Condo Offers Sophisticated & Practical Living

We had the opportunity to upgrade our prestigious Wailea Resort listing at Wailea Fairway Villas V-103. My sister, Jessica McLellan, came in with the great concept of sophistication meeting practicality. The property is freshly staged by her store at Hue in central Maui, elegantly suited with designer furnishings to fill the vision of prospective buyers. Her vision is […]