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Trump Tower Waikiki - Update on Sales Activity - 03/31/11 03:11 PM
Trump Tower Waikiki - Update on Sales Activity In respone to a blog posted a few days ago on Trump Tower Waikiki sales activity, I received a phone call from Frank Kim, who is involved with Trump Tower sales here in Honolulu, who had read the blog post and offered some corrections and updated information. Here's what he emailed me: "There are 27 units, 101% of asking due to resolds and $1,620 per square foot." That's amazing. Resales are brisk and values are not only holding but appreciating at Trump Tower Waikiki. I hope to be meeting Frank in the near future for (0 comments)
"Featured Listing" New Neighborhood Condo Listings Condo and Home Foreclosure and Short Sale Listings February Real Estate Market Statistics "Featured Blog Articles" Also, please feel free to visit our website, one of the most complete Honolulu Condominium Directories available online at www.HNLCondos.com. This Week's "Featured Listing" Admiral Thomas #3104 - One Bedroom, One Bath, With Spectacular Ocean Views- $498,000 This extra large 1 bedrm has classic sink-in living rm. Can be converted to be 2 bedrm setting with simple partition. Has 284 sqft usable (0 comments)
Trump Tower Waikiki Shows High Sales Activity - 03/29/11 01:54 PM
Trump Tower Waikiki Shows High Sales Activity Here are the latest statistics for sales for the last Quarter for Trump Tower Waikiki, Honolulu Luxury Condominiums. Number of Units Sold: 26 Price Range: $590,000 to $4,497,900 Average List Price: $1,661,300 Average Selling Price: $1,684,563 Percent of Asking Price: 102% Average Cost per Square Foot: $1,026 Average Days on the Market Before Sold: 424 View Details of the Honolulu Luxury Condo Building, Trump Tower Waikiki at www.HNLCondos.com. And, for Current Honolulu Luxury Condos listed for sale at Trump Tower Waikiki, click here. (2 comments)
Lowered Prices Restart Honolulu Holomua Condo Project - 03/25/11 02:20 PM
Lowered Prices Restart Honolulu Holomua Condo Project According to the Honolulu newspaper, "Star Advertiser", the Holomua condo project located at 1315 Kalakaua Avenue in Honolulu, after a substantial reduction of prices and a mix of "affordable" and "markt rate" pricing structure, the project now has new life. "Construction could begin in July, once 114 units are sold," the online edition of the newspaper, www.staradvertiser.com states. Read the rest of the article, "Lower Prices Restart Condo Project".For more information on pricing, floor plans and availablility, please feel free to call or email us. (0 comments)
"Featured Listing" New Neighborhood Condo Listings Condo and Home Foreclosure and Short Sale Listings February Real Estate Market Statistics "Featured Blog Articles" Also, please feel free to visit our website, one of the most complete Honolulu Condominium Directories available online at www.HNLCondos.com. This Week's "Featured Listing" Canterbury Place 11D - One Bedroom, One Bath, With Great Waikiki Views- $498,000 Fee Simple. Newly renovated. large one-bedroom corner unit plus den. Panoramic ocean and Diamond Head view. Ideally located between Ala Moana Shopping Center and the (0 comments)
Honolulu Luxury Condos - Cash Buyers Common - 03/22/11 02:39 PM
Honolulu Luxury Condos - Cash Buyers Common Cash buyers are becoming common. The number of homes bought with cash jumped to 32 percent in January compared with 26 percent a year earlier, according to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS. Read the rest of the article, "We Paid Cash for Our Million Dollar Home", on www.CNNMoney.com. (2 comments)
Honolulu's Luxury Condo Market - 03/21/11 02:46 PM
Honolulu's Luxury Condo Market The local magazine, "Honolulu" magazine, found online at www.HonoluluMagazine.com, has recently added a great online column, called "Honolulu Real Estate". Recently an article was published there, "The Scoop: Honolulu's Luxury Condo Market". In the article was a list of condominium buildings tht had the most sales over $1 million. Here's that list: "The following 10 buildings had the most sales over $1 million:Building No. of sales1. Hokua 20 2. Vanguard Lofts 63. The Watermark 64. Trump Tower Waikiki 65. Beach Villas at Koolina 56. Koolani 57. Hawaiki Tower (0 comments)
It's Aloha Friday: We Send Sincere Aloha to Our Japanese Friends - 03/18/11 03:36 PM
It's Aloha Friday: We Send Sincere Aloha to Our Japanese Friends Last week's earthquake and tsunami in Japan has been a sobering reminder of just how precious life really is. Our prayers go out to the people in Japan who have been affected the most by this event. Thankfully, the effects of the tsunami on Oahu and throughout Hawaii were minimal. (0 comments)
Allure Waikiki #2806 Three Bedroom, Gorgeous Views - Major Price Reduction - 03/17/11 02:33 PM
Allure Waikiki #2806 Three Bedroom, Gorgeous Views - Major Price Reduction Owner has never seen, used or lived in this like new condo! She paid close to $1.8m for the unit brand new, with no discounts or credits given at purchase, and has now dropped her price from $1.7m to $1.49m. This is one of a few three-bedroom, view condos, located in one of only three new buildings in Waikiki. Don't miss taking a look at this gem! What a gorgeous building & fabulous condo home! Never lived in. Beautiful views of mountains, town & Ala Wai Canal. Large, open gourmet kitchen complete with all (0 comments)
"Featured Listing" New Neighborhood Condo Listings Condo and Home Foreclosure and Short Sale Listings February Real Estate Market Statistics "Featured Blog Articles" Also, please feel free to visit our website, one of the most complete Honolulu Condominium Directories available online at www.HNLCondos.com. This Week's "Featured Listing" Ilikai Marina #484 - One Bedroom, One Bath, With Amazing Marina and Ocean Views - $359,500 Directly On The Water Overlooking The Yacht Harbor - Spectacular!!! Brand New Kitchen - Shows Beautifully. Steak House On Ground Level, Yachts (2 comments)
Honolulu Luxury Condos - Market Insights for the National Luxury Market - 03/15/11 03:11 PM
Honolulu Luxury Condos - Market Insights for the National Luxury Market According to www.luxuryhomemarketing.com, they've been seeing some interesting trends in the luxury market recently." "Median price for active listings at the top of the market saw a strong downward trend beginning at the end of February. This trend broke in September and we have seen general price stability since then as illustrated in the horizontal trending in the chart above. Keep in mind that this is based on active listing data and that the changes may reflect both the nature of the inventory coming onto the market (e.g. more larger (1 comments)
Here are the latest statistics for sales for the last Quarter for the Moana Pacific, Honolulu Luxury Condominiums. Number of Units Sold: 8 Price Range: $520,000 to $710,000 Average List Price: $635,487 Average Selling Price: $607,625 Percent of Asking Price: 96% Average Cost per Square Foot: $558.48 Average Days on the Market Before Sold: 102 View Details of the Honolulu Condo Building, Moana Pacific at www.HNLCondos.com. And, for Current Honolulu Luxury Condos listed for sale at Moana Pacific, click here. (0 comments)
It's Aloha Friday Again: Try Waikiki Beach Walk - 03/11/11 02:00 PM
It's Aloha Friday Again: Try Waikiki Beach Walk One of my favorite and most recent new developments in the heart of Waikiki, is Waikiki Beach Walk, literaly two or three blocks of mixed retail and restaurants, along Lewers Street and anchored by the Trump Tower Waikiki Hotel and Condos and the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, another personal favorite. Read more about Waikiki Beach Walk and visit their website. (1 comments)
Honolulu Condos Listing Alerts 3/9/11 - 03/09/11 03:37 PM
Honolulu Condos Listing Alerts 3/9/11 Aloha! Please read our current Listing Alerts for this week's: "Featured Listing" New Neighborhood Condo Listings Condo and Home Foreclosure and Short Sale Listings January Real Estate Market Statistics "Featured Blog Articles" Also, please feel free to visit our website, one of the most complete Honolulu Condominium Directories available online at www.HNLCondos.com. This Week's "Featured Listing" Allure Waikiki #2310 - Two Bedroom, Two Bath, With Cool Mountain Views, listed for $828,000 Newest construction in Waikiki! This 2 bedroom 2 bath unit faces the cooler mountain side of the building. Equipped with Viking appliances for those (0 comments)
Luxury Real Estate Sales Up in Honolulu and Elsewhere - 03/08/11 01:12 PM
Luxury Real Estate Sales Up in Honolulu and Elsewhere According to CNN Money Report, and as reported in the "Seattle Post Intelligencer" newspaper and blogs, "Luxury Real Estate Sales Up in All 20 U.S. Metros", "with some cities seeing an 18.6 percent increase in high-end home sales, according to DataQuick Information Systems. The increase follows four consecutive years of declines in million-dollar homes." "The market that fared the best in high-dollar real estate: San Jose, Calif., which boasted a 27.4 percent increase in sales last year in million-dollar homes. Honolulu also saw a big spike in million-dollar sales - a 26 (0 comments)
Inevitable Rise in Cost of Home Loans? - 03/07/11 03:05 PM
Inevitable Rise in Cost of Home Loans? I received an email from one of my friendly Loan Officers last week who stated: "I came across this article regarding the inevitable rise in cost of loans with Fannie & Freddie eventually pulling out of the market. Any Buyer ‘holding out' should really re-think that idea." Read the article, "Getting a Mortgage Before the Door Shuts". (2 comments)
It's Aloha Friday Again: Sneek Peek at New Waikiki Hard Rock - 03/04/11 03:32 PM
It's Aloha Friday Again: Sneek Peek at New Waikiki Hard Rock According to "Pacific Business News", the Hard Rock Cafe has relocated to a great new location. "Jack Lord's badge from the old Hawaii Five-O is moving to Waikiki, but most of the rock and pop culture memorabilia from Honolulu's Hard Rock Cafe won't make the transition to the new 13,000-square-foot restaurant and retail store that's opening at the end of this month. Workers are putting the finishing touches on the new Hard Rock Cafe on Beach Walk Street, just off the main drag Kalakaua Avenue, as it aims to open (2 comments)
Lanikea At Waikiki, Luxury Condos: Recent Sales - 03/03/11 02:10 PM
Lanikea At Waikiki, Luxury Condos: Recent Sales Here are the latest statistics for sales for the Lanikea At Waikiki, since our last Sales Report of November 2nd, 2010. Number of Units Sold: 2 Price Range: $696,000 to $885,000 Average List Price: $877,400 Average Selling Price: $809,000 Percent of Asking Price: 98% Average Cost per Square Foot: $771.97 Average Days on the Market Before Sold: 178 View Details of Lanikea At Waikiki at www.HNLCondos.com. View Current Condos for Sale at Lanikea at Waikiki. (0 comments)
"Featured Listing" New Neighborhood Condo Listings Condo and Home Foreclosure and Short Sale Listings January Real Estate Market Statistics "Featured Blog Articles" Also, please feel free to visit our website, one of the most complete Honolulu Condominium Directories available online at www.HNLCondos.com. This Week's "Featured Listing" Lanikea at Waikiki PH 4 - Top Floor Penthouse $1,120,000 WAIKIKI PENTHOUSE with 180 degree Mountain to Ocean, Sunrise to Sunset views. Bring your imagination & build to your exact taste. Sold in shell condition. Diamond Head corner (0 comments)
Trump Tower Waikiki: A Half Billion Dollars in Sales - 03/01/11 01:17 PM
Trump Tower Waikiki: A Half Billion Dollars in Sales According to "Enhanced Online News (EON)", "Four years after a record-breaking $700 million complete sellout, Trump International Hotel & Tower® Waikiki Beach Walk® is riding a new high. The ultra-luxury hotel-condominium located on prime Waikiki real estate announced that 317 units have closed to date for total sales of more than a half billion dollars with more closings in the coming weeks. Interest is strong with new sales continuing at a brisk pace. Read the rest of the article, "Trump International Hotel and Tower Waikiki Beach Walk Celebrates a Successful Half Billion (0 comments)
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