Continued from Part 1: How To Plan Your Move To Hawaii – Tips To Get You Started. So you’ve probably already figured I’m a planner, and I’m big on knowing what you’re getting into, especially with something so big as moving to Hawaii (or buying a home)! There are so many things to love about […]
The real estate market is still brisk in Hawaii, offering many opportunities for buyers and sellers, but for one group of buyers, it can be a daunting and somewhat intimidating experience. In my day-to-day encounters with people who have never purchased a home, especially Kama’aina, I’ve found that many of them are not sure of […]
There are folks out there who might say that one of the greatest achievements of the ancient Hawaiians would be the fine craftsmanship of the canoe. Native Hawaiians were quite knowledgeable about the ocean and how to navigate across the seas on their canoes. If they had not possessed that knowledge, Hawaii might be a […]
Once abundant with swampy marshlands, Kailua has become one of Oahu’s gems. With beautiful white sandy beaches, modern shops and restaurants, and a lively feel, locals and tourists alike flock to Kailua town.
The market in Hawaii has been robust. With that said, at times, a well priced property can attract multiple offers and basically move very quickly. I have personally seen where some agents have become complacent and are now lacking a sense of urgency. When properties are moving quickly, the sense of urgency to seal a deal […]
If you haven’t heard the news and have interest in the new D.R. Horton project at Hoopili, to follow is a snapshot. The first phase is Haakea at Hoopili. Haakea at Hoopili is planned for approximately 151 single-family homes, with prices from $583,000-$676,000. There will be 6 floor plans ranging in size from around 1,209 sq. ft. […]
Awesome new Ewa Beach listing in Spinnaker. The property is located at 91-1029 Kaipalaoa St #5303, Ewa Beach, HI 96706 and is currently listed for $525,000. This unit has 19 owned PV panels, air and water filtration systems, new kitchen, new SS appliances, new floors, new paint, and so much more. The HOA is painting the […]
Miracle: A liberation of the spirit; to comprehend the true scope of the universe; to witness a spiritual emancipation; as in a supernatural intervention. Throughout Hawaiian history, the village Ali’I, or Chief, decreed a section of land to remain unobstructed, an Ahupua’a, from the mountains to the sea, so that everything a community needed to […]
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 […]