The geographic positioning of the Hawaiian Islands is the reason for so many of the islands’ gifts, for example, our beautiful weather and our surf exposure.
Opportunities don’t come up everyday, but when they do, are you ready to seize them? Here’s a great new incoming listing of a fantastic corner unit with 1,183 sq.ft. of interior living space in Ewa Beach’s Town Homes at Fairways Edge. This amazing 3 bed, 2.5 bath corner unit with a private, gated front yard […]
New! Leeward Oahu’s newest residential neighborhood offers spacious, 3 to 5 bedroom, attached and detached single-family homes under condominium ownership. Prices are fee simple and start from the high $500,000′s. Enjoy convenience and island living at its best and have peace of mind knowing Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii has been building quality communities for […]
How Do I Know If I’m a Katonk? My friend Carrie just moved here from the East Coast and landed a nursing job at Maui Memorial. She was born on the Mainland and is Asian-American…she looks local, yet she doesn’t understand pidgin one bit. I told her, “Oh nah! Try read my blogs, sistah!” (20 […]
The next phase of homes, Haloa at Hoopili, is now for sale. This next phase is being referred to as multi-family and live-work residences. Multi-Family & Live-Work Residences (FS) Sales Began Yesterday, March 12, 2017, 10:00 a.m. First Come, First Served Basis Market-Priced Townhomes and FLEX Homes: Starting at $489,000 (FS) Affordable Townhomes and Flats: […]
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?
Mid-Century Lovers! Here is an almost totally original mid-century view home for you. Open floor plans, so popular now, were invented by, and indeed a hallmark of, mid-century modern homes, and this one is no exception with its lovely, large beamed ceiling great room with another MCM trademark: pickled wood paneled walls. The kitchen boasts […]
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 […]
This beautiful, uniquely built home is surrounded by breathtaking green mountains. This property is extremely private and peaceful. When you wake up in the morning, or after a tiring day’s work, you’ll only hear finches and cardinals singing from the wrap-around lanais, see gorgeous ocean and mountain views, and be able to totally immerse yourself […]
Most clients understand the importance of hiring a real estate professional to help buy or sell your Oahu home, but what about safeguarding the properties? Unfortunately in today’s day and age, we have to be careful with almost everything we do in life. This is also true when it comes to listing your home for sale.
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 […]
If you are looking for an affordable home – under $1.5 million – on the north shore of Oahu, as of this writing, there are a total of 7 homes on the market in the coveted neighborhoods from Haleiwa to Sunset/Velzy. My listing at 58-137 Mamao St., priced at $1,250,000, is hands down currently the […]
“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 […]
Because I grew up here on the Big Island in South Kohala, my clients and friends often ask me about island etiquette and local customs. In response to their questions, I’ve started my “How Fo’ Ack in Hawaii” series, talking about different types of local culture – the stuff you won’t read about in a […]
The much-anticipated second release of Phase 1 will be announced sometime in March, according to the D.R. Horton sales office in Mehana. They plan to release around 14 single-family homes on a first-come, first-served reservation system. You must be on the email list to receive the invitation, which notifies you when to be at the sales […]