I fell in love with this 3 bedroom cottage (MLS# 201701012) the second I drove up, with the huge, old plumeria tree flowering out front, charming roof lines, and the welcoming front porch. Really, who wouldn’t?
I hesitate to call this stately home (MLS# 201625128) a fixer as it’s really charming just as it is with its layers of history. This is a home that has been loved and it is easy to see why. With some work it could be stunning. In addition to the fun wallpaper, all the standard […]
Hawaii has an unlimited list of things to do and places to see that influence your decision to move here: the sun, the surf, and the location! Island living really does have its perks. You may be wondering, though, if your four-legged friends will appreciate the gorgeous islands as much as you. Well, for those […]
“All right!” You’ve worked hard and saved your money, watched your spending, paid your bills on time, and now it’s “your turn.” Your turn to chase the dream. Your turn to get that home you’ve been dreaming of getting for so long. You’ve spoken to your lender and given them all paperwork that they’ve asked […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you haven’t worked with a real estate team before, be prepared to be impressed! The level of client care and efficiency of the process will be well above the “one-man show” business model most agents use.
Aloha! Welcome to Diamond Head – a fabulous place to live. You never run out of things to see and do when you live here. From breathtaking views and great surfing spots to delectable dining options and lively nightlife venues, there are several remarkable reasons to look into Diamond Head homes for sale. What You […]
Between Ala Moana and Honolulu Harbor lies Kaka’ako, recently gaining attention for the well-planned residential and retail projects that have been renovating and restoring this industrial Oahu neighborhood. Kaka’ako Boundary Map Among the highlights of the development in this community, the entire Ward Village is being thoughtfully redone, including the addition of the South Shore […]
Finding a VA-approved condo in Waikiki can sometimes be tricky. Finding one in great move-in condition can often be impossible. I’ve found three 2-bedrooms that are not only VA approved and updated, but under the VA loan limit as well. Ala Wai Palms Unit #501 Ala Wai Palms unit #501 (MLS# 201627478) is airy, bright, and […]
Honolulu has a large selection of condos to choose from, many of which are approved by the VA for loans. I’m asked a lot about the area, Kaka’ako and Ala Moana in particular, as it is an exciting neighborhood with new condos, restaurants, and shops opening all the time; all that and Ala Moana Beach Park […]
Situated along the ridge overlooking Moanalua Valley is this community of over 130 executive townhouses, Moanalua Village. It’s gated, private, and secure. Just a couple of minutes away from downtown or Aiea/Pearl city, hidden in the cool quiet Moanalua Valley Amenities include: whirlpool, swimming pool, exercise room, BBQ, party room, residential manager, etc. Currently Available […]
Kaka’ako has recently been the center of restoration and renovation projects, aimed at rejuvenating this industrial Oahu neighborhood and attracting new residents who wish to live near art, food, unique shopping, entertainment, and the beach, as well as being within easy commuting distance of employment in urban Honolulu. Kaka’ako – June 2016 (Photo credit: Hawaii […]