Honolulu prices continue to climb. There is so little inventory of affordably priced homes that buyers continue to invest in homes afraid that they will be priced out of the real estate market if they don’t bite the bullet and make offers. When you read the Honolulu report on the (median) price of homes, remember […]
June 2017 Hawaii Market Statistics
Here is a snapshot of June 2017 Market Statistics for Hawaii. You can also see neighborhood values comparing 2016 and 2017. The single family home price continues to climb. I usually see clients choosing a home over a condominium when they have more than four people or a large pet in their household as there are […]
I received orders to PCS. Now What?
If you received orders to PCS, planning and preparation will ease the stress. We should be uploading a PCS guide for Hawaii moves, so keep a look out for it. We can also help you with identifying some neighborhoods that fit your needs. In the meantime, here’s a chart so you can visualize how you […]
Who’s buying real estate in Hawaii?
As a active board member with our Aloha Chapter of the Asian Real Estate Association of America, a realtor with friends and colleagues in major cities across the U.S., I was not surprised to see this headline in the news today Foreign Buyers buying U.S. real estate. Because Hawaii is a visitor, resort destination, we […]
Where is the Century 21 All Islands Waikiki office?
“Where do you work?” Where’s your office?” “Are you a real person?” Where Do I work? I actually work all around our relatively small island, Oahu, driving to different properties, helping search for real estate for a client. Or I might be checking out a school, gymnasium, class or architect. I work in every […]
We sold a Waialae Iki 4 Bedroom home over 4300 sq.ft. with pool and ocean view!
ASK AND WE SHALL FIND IT! Yay! We sold another wonderful home representing a fun client who asked for an ocean view, a pool, and space for a trampoline! That’s a tall order since most ocean view homes are on a hill and if there’s a pool, deck, and BBQ area, there may not be […]
Ok, we have a lot of stuff…Any advice on how to live in a smaller space?
Tonight I viewed a photo collection of Dwell magazine editor, Amanda Dameron at Ward Village tonight. Amanda, who lives in Brooklyn, New York has personal experience living in a small space and asked her readers to submit real examples of small space or “smart living”. Amanda shared her thoughts on some of the small […]
What is staging??
I often forget that if you’re selling a home for the first time or if you haven’t worked with a Realtor who offers professional staging services, you may not know what I mean by “staging”. A good realtor will certainly know some basic steps in decluttering, cleaning, and lighting. A great stager helps decorate your […]
Ocean View Home near Marine Corp Base Hawaii sold @ $1,290,000
We recently sold a newly constructed, BRAND NEW 7 bedrooms, 5-1/2 bathrooms, 2 story home that had PANORAMIC OCEAN VIEWS. This sale is one of the highest non-waterfront sale in the Mikiola Neighborhood at Kaneohe. Minutes to the Marine Corp Base Hawaii, this approx. 3538 sq.ft. home offered 9 ft ceilings throughout and five entrances perfect […]
Vacation Homes: Not Just for Vacations
So you’re thinking of buying a vacation home, but are afraid that you may have very limited use for such a lovely extravagance. You may be pondering, just how many vacations can one person take during the course of a single year? Well the good news is that, apart from being beautiful, luxurious and a […]