Oahu Real Estate Market (108)

Honolulu Magazine Details Oahu’s Hottest Neighborhoods

A recent Honolulu Magazine article entitled, “How Much is Your Home Worth Now?” provided insight into the current state of Hawaii’s real estate market. According to the article here are the hottest and coldest neighborhoods in Oahu. “Hottest” Neighborhoods – Hawaii’s Five Hottest Neighborhoods in terms of real estate values are Wahiawa, Mililani, Ewa Plain, […]

Top 10 Most Searched Hawaii Properties

A list of the most viewed real estate listings in Hawaii is precious information, like a barometer of Hawaii’s real estate market. It shows our fantasies, and the reality. Some of these listings are already under contract pending a sale, and some have offers pending. The list of properties that get the most traffic, if […]

New Disclosure for Electricity Costs

As of July 1st, Hawaii owners will need to disclose their electricity bills, with some exceptions.  House Bill 1464 says: “Prior to the sale of residential real property, the property owner shall make a good faith declaration of electricity cost based on the most recent three-month period in which the property was occupied prior to […]

April Oahu Housing Market has Mixed Signals

From an optimist’s p0int of view, April’s Oahu real estate stats were encouraging in that home prices are only off $15,000 from March & condo prices up $5,000.  Home prices are up 8.4% and condos up 1.6% since the beginning of the year. Overall inventory actually decreased again with 79 less homes and 68 less condo listings than March.  […]

Overview of Honolulu

About 400,000 people live in Honolulu, the capital of the State of Hawai’i located on the island Oahu. Honolulu is the 11th largest city in the United States and largest city in the Hawaiian Island chain. Buying a piece of Honolulu real estate is best if you want a serious career in banking, commerce, law, […]

Oahu Real Estate Statistics

Sales volume and median prices decrease significantly Sales of single family homes on O‘ahu decreased 26.2 percent in April and 33.1 percent for condominiums compared to last April. For the first four months of 2009, single family home sales on O‘ahu decreased 32.4 percent compared to last year, and total condominium sales through April showed […]

Honolulu Ranks 150th in the Nation for Foreclosures

According to a recent Hawaii Life post, Hawaii foreclosures are up 503%, which is a significant increase.  Although this may sound alarming as if the “sky is falling”, it still isn’t as bad here as other parts of the mainland.  There was an article in today’s Star Bulletin that says Honolulu is rated 150th in the nation […]