hawaii: Kamani Trees Home For Sale. Kailua Kona, HI Priced at $389,000 - 06/16/15 02:01 PM
  $389,000SALE PENDING 76-667 Ahu St
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 2 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home 
1,001 sq ft, 0.14 acre lot , MLS# 275168 1/10   10 -- 10
 
        DESCRIPTION One of the largest 2 bedroom 2 bath homes in Kamani Trees. 
Kamani trees subdivision is a secret little hideaway right in the heart of Kona. You have the luxury of sidewalks, underground utilities, weekly trash pick up, an active homeowners association. Pride of ownership shows through out this subdivision. Great shortcut down to Banyans surf break, and there is only one way in/out of this 5 street subdivision.
2 bedrooms with extensions, use your imagination
2 baths
2 car garage
low maintenance … (3 comments)

hawaii: 5 Demands You Should Make on Your Listing Agent - 06/16/15 01:23 PM
 
5 Demands You Should Make on Your Listing Agent  June 16, 2015  For Sellers Aloha, Lance Owens (RS) here with LUVA Real Estate,  bringing you the latest Real Estate News,  June 11, 2015  For Buyers, For Sellers, Pricing  . We subscribe to several real estate related news sites and try to bring you the most relevant to you, todays is from Current Matters.
Hiring a professional real estate agent can take away most of the challenges of selling. A greatagent is always worth more than the commission they charge; just like a great doctor or great accountant.
You want to deal with one of the best agents in … (7 comments)

hawaii: Thinking About Selling Your Home? Here Are 5 Reasons To Do It Now - 06/11/15 03:00 PM
Are you thinking about selling your home? 
Aloha, Lance Owens (RS) here with LUVA Real Estate and 
We have put together this guide to help you with your decision 
5 Reasons to Sell Now:
 
Thinking About Selling Your Home - Spring 2015 from Lance Owens  
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hawaii: Where Will Mortgage Rates Be In 12 Months - 06/08/15 10:11 AM
Aloha, Lance Owens (RS) here with LUVA Real Estate . While searching our sources for the latest news, we came up with this (From Current Matters). I dont always agree with the experts, but I keep them close and use their expertiese to come up with my own opinion - I hope you do the same, read on. 
 
Where Will Mortgage Rates Be in 12 Months?  June 8, 2015  For Buyers, Interest Rates One of the biggest questions plaguing the current housing market is where mortgage interest rates will be at this time next year. Over the last two months, rates have begun to … (2 comments)

hawaii: Buyer Demand Exceeds Housing Supply - 05/29/15 10:04 AM
Buyer Demand Exceeds Housing Supply, this is an easy one to talk about. 
I woke up this morning knowing I should write a blog before I head out the door, but what was it going to be on? So I decided to make some Kona Coffee, and read my email ------  Like angels coming down from the clouds, there it was, this info-graphic on how housing supply is low, and demand is high - great topic. Well to make my job even easier, a few emails down, was a comment on an a 6 year old blog of mine. So curiosity got the … (3 comments)

hawaii: What Is The Meaning Of 808? - 05/26/15 10:18 AM
Living in Hawaii for the last 30 years,  when someone says "808" it instantly brings happiness, warmth and most of all "Aloha".  808 is actually the area code for the State of Hawaii,  also called the "808 State" there are several business's with "808" in the name. But its more than just a number, it brings a smile to someones face if you mention it. I have been at the tables in Vegas (its easy to spot someone from Hawaii), and if you were to look over at them and make simple statement that included "808" in it - you would … (12 comments)

hawaii: New Construction: Hear Those Hammers In The Background - 05/21/15 11:23 AM
Kailua Kona, Hawaii: New Construction here in Kona is a little limited, not because of supply and demand, but more because of our shear size, and the "Bureaucratic Red Tape" developers have to deal with here. I will tell you that on our recent REALTOR Open House (or Caravan as we refer to it here), we had have had several new construction homes last week. 
Aloha, Lance Owens (RS) here with LUVA Real Estate, as you know by now we subscribe to several different real estate related websites and blogs and try to bring you Real Estate News that Matters. Today we bring … (0 comments)

hawaii: Keauhou Resort #76 Offered For Sale and Vacation Rental Approved - 05/06/15 11:22 PM
 
Offered @ Sale $324,695.
Keauhou Resort,  just about one block from Keauhou Bay and Vacation Rental Approved. 
Aloha, Lance Owens (RS) and Kimi Nagatoshi (RS) with LUVA Real Estate,  bringing you our newest listing. All the details are below, feel free to call Kimi or myself with any questions. 
These first 2 photos are taken from Keauhou Bay, about 1,500 feet from your front door.
 
 78-7039 Kamehameha Iii Rd #76 Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 
Condo, 1 Beds, 1 Baths, 752 sq. ft., MLS# 283654
TOOLS & RESOURCES: Save ListingRequest More InfoSchedule a ShowingMap to PropertyPrintable VersionMortgage CalculatorsGet Pre-Approved for a LoanTell a Friend 4/10      
    DESCRIPTION Are you looking for a rental condo or a … (8 comments)

hawaii: FHA, VA, and Conventional Loans ... The Waiting Periods - 04/30/15 06:40 PM
Clients are always asking me, how long do I have to wait before I can buy a home, if I had a short sale or foreclosure? Even works with a bankruptcy, take a minute to read the article below, then let me help you find the home the works for you.  
 
FHA, VA, and Conventional Loans ... The Waiting Periods          There is a phenomenon at play in the American Home Buying marketplace currently.  Former homeowners that suffered financial catastrophe during the housing crisis (often referred to as "Boomerang Buyers") are asking ...         
    … (5 comments)

hawaii: Keauhou Resort #76 Just feet away from Keauhou Bay - 04/23/15 04:03 PM
Keauhou Resort, just about one block from Keauhou Bay and Vacation Rental Approved. 
Aloha, Lance Owens (RS) and Kimi Nagatoshi (RS) with LUVA Real Estate,  bringing you our newest listing. All the details are below, feel free to call Kimi or myself with any questions. 
These first 2 photos are taken from Keauhou Bay, about 1,500 feet from your front door.
 
 
For Sale $324,695.78-7039 Kamehameha Iii Rd #76 Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 
Condo, 1 Beds, 1 Baths, 752 sq. ft., MLS# 283654
TOOLS & RESOURCES: Save ListingRequest More InfoSchedule a ShowingMap to PropertyPrintable VersionMortgage CalculatorsGet Pre-Approved for a LoanTell a Friend 4/10      
Keauhou Resort unit 76 Just … (6 comments)

hawaii: We Need Your House ! - 04/22/15 11:06 AM
 
 
Aloha Lance Owens (RS) and Kimi Nagatoshi (RS) here from LUVA Real Estate bringing you up to date with Current Matters, Real Estate News for April 22, 2015
Though the real estate market has improved, we still have one item holding it back from a full recovery – a robust supply of homes for sale. Demand has increased dramatically. At the same time, housing inventory is decreasing especially at the lower price points.
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently revealed that there is a pent-up seller demand caused by the uncertainty created by the housing crisis of the last decade.
What does that mean to you?Houses listed today sell quickly. … (1 comments)

hawaii: Vacation Rental For Sale in Hawaii $199,000. - 04/11/15 01:36 PM
 
 
 
 
$199,000For Sale75-5766 Kuakini Hwy #404 Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 
Condo, 1 Beds, 1 Baths, 639 sq. ft., MLS# 282661
TOOLS & RESOURCES: Save ListingRequest More InfoSchedule a ShowingMap to PropertyPrintable VersionMortgage CalculatorsGet Pre-Approved for a LoanTell a Friend 2/10      
    DESCRIPTION Great breezes from this 4th floor unit, along with some ocean views.
Building is secured with keyed elevator.
Pets allowed with board approval (see photo) 
Vacation Rentals allowed (see photo taken a 1, 000 feet from the complex, 2000 feet if you drive) Distance is approximate. 
Great central Kona location. 
Coin operated laundry on the first floor 
Parking is near elevator 
Maintenance fees include basic cable, water, trash, sewer.
FEATURES Appliances: Disposal, … (6 comments)

hawaii: 8 Acres Fenced Pasture Land with Home: Mountain View, Hawaii - 04/11/15 01:24 PM
$499,000For Sale18-7965 N Kulani Rd Mountain View, HI 96771 
Single Family Home, 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1 Half Bath, 1356 sq. ft., 8.107 acres, MLS# 281378
TOOLS & RESOURCES: Save ListingRequest More InfoSchedule a ShowingMap to PropertyPrintable VersionMortgage CalculatorsGet Pre-Approved for a LoanTell a Friend 1/10      
    DESCRIPTION Gentleman farmer, equestrian enthusiast or just wanting your own private get away on over 8 acres of fully fenced green pasture surrounded by native forest – this is for you. Located just twenty minutes (13 miles) from downtown Hilo, this picturesque property is framed by rolling hills and tranquil views. A single story, ranch style, 3 … (0 comments)

hawaii: Malulani Gardens Subdivision - House with the VIEWS! - 04/09/15 02:43 PM
For Sale75-312 Malulani Dr Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 
Single Family Home, 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1343 sq. ft., 0.1054 acres, MLS# 282320
TOOLS & RESOURCES: Save ListingRequest More InfoSchedule a ShowingMap to PropertyPrintable VersionMortgage CalculatorsGet Pre-Approved for a LoanTell a Friend 2/10      
    DESCRIPTION Does your “MUST HAVE” list start off like this…
* Ocean Views 
* Sunset Views 
* Coastline Views 
* Kailua Bay Views 
* Cruise Ship Views 
* Central Air Conditioning 
* Gated Community
* Vacation Rental Approved
* Newer Quality Construction. 
* Manageable landscaping 
* Minimum 2 car Garage to store vehicles.
Only to look at those properties that become available, and say …. 
“WHAT were they thinking”? 
Who would choose a countertop like this? 
Why … (0 comments)

hawaii: NAR Existing Home Sales, Kona and National Numbers - 03/27/15 09:38 AM
 
 
 
 
 
March 27 2015
 
  Some Highlights of the Report: Existing National Home Sales are up 4.7% from sales last year, and up 1.2% month-over-month Kailua Kona Home Sales are actually down -7.2% (no inventory)  Island Wide Home Sales are up 10.1% Percentage of First-Time Homebuyers increased for the first time since November when it climbed to 29% National median Home Price is up 7.5% over last year marking the 36th consecutive month of year-over-year gains. Kailua Kona Median Home Price is up 7.2% from last year to  date. Interesting numbers when I ran than report … (2 comments)

hawaii: Kailua Kona Home With Views - Just Listed - 03/22/15 01:47 PM
For Sale $537,600 75-312 Malulani Dr Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 
Single Family Home, 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1343 sq. ft., 0.1054 acres, MLS# 282320
TOOLS & RESOURCES: Save ListingRequest More InfoSchedule a ShowingMap to PropertyPrintable VersionMortgage CalculatorsGet Pre-Approved for a LoanTell a Friend 3/10    
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hawaii: Are VIEWS at the Top of Your List ? 75-312 MALULANI DR Kailua-Kona - 03/17/15 03:58 PM
75-312 MALULANI DR Kailua Kona, Hawaii 96740 

Does your “MUST HAVE” list start out like this…
* Ocean Views
* Sunset Views
* Coastline Views 
* Kailua Bay Views
* Cruise Ship Views
* Gated Community 
* Newer Quality Construction.
* Manageable landscaping
* Minimum 2 car Garage to store vehicles.
 
Only to look at the properties that become available, and end up like this  ….
“WHAT were they thinking”?
Who would choose a counter-top like this?
Why would someone put “that” flooring in here, ugh, those cabinets have got to go!
Appliances, seriously, those are so early 2000s.
 
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hawaii: Don’t Let Your “Luck” Run Out - 03/17/15 10:48 AM

I had to do something Irish today
Aloha, Lance Owens (RS) here with LUVA Real Estate and we are just bring you KCM updates. I cant say I always agree with them, so hopefully you take it with a grain of salt, but Its always good to look at what the experts say, then make up your own mind. 
The 30-year fixed mortgage interest rate is currently still below 4%. Many buyers may be on the fence as to whether to act now and purchase a new home, or wait until next year, believing they still have time to lock … (4 comments)

hawaii: Pualani Estates Foreclosures Continue - here is the DEAL of the Day - 03/05/15 12:25 AM
Pualani Estates still has a few foreclosures to sell off, allthought this is not my listing, Fannie Mae supplies me with this list and  I can represent you as a buyer if you are interested. 
Here are some more details from the listing agent. 

 
3 Beds, 2 Baths | 1,385 sq. ft. | Single-Family REO ID: L140656 MLS ID: 279942 Lowest-priced Home in Pualani Estates! Single-level, 3-bedroom Lokelani Model with Central Air-conditioning and fully-insulated walls. Vaulted Ceilings, Spacious Open Floorplan, Ocean Views from every room. Livingroom opens onto Lanai and Backyard. Kitchen has Breakfast Bar, Stainless Steel Appliances, and Glass Top … (0 comments)

hawaii: Kealakekua Bay Bed and Breakfast - Hawaii's best kept secret - 03/03/15 07:05 PM
 
Aloha, Lance Owens (RS) with LUVA Real Estate and we have one of Hawaii's best kept secrets, for sale. Please contact listing agents for more on the list price and details. 
Exquisite private estate in historic Kealakekua Bay. This stunning property situated on 5 acres of pristine land, includes 2 separate homes sited for maximum privacy and breath taking views of Kealakekua Bay. As you approach this estate, you notice the lush manicured landscaping, patina copper roof and high canopied Royal Poinciana. The property epitomizes Hawaii beach living at its best 
Big shout out to Emily from KKBB and Karen … (2 comments)

 
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