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Waterfront/Oceanfront Properties | Luxury Homes | Subdivisions | Golf Courses | Hotel Buildings | Multi-Family Properties | Condominiums | Apartment Buildings | Estate Family Trust Sales | Out of State Buyers & Sellers | International Buyers & Sellers
Here in Honolulu, we commemorate 07DEC Pearl Harbor Day.  This is the 70th anniversary.  There are so many LOCAL stories from my friends and clients.One small part:  My client, 96, said that he saw the torpedo planes fly over his head when he was in Kaimuki.  One of the pilots waved at him and he...
In two similar type of sales, here in Honolulu, we had Different Lenders but got Different results with similar Scenarios. Many times, a customer is shopping around with lenders to try and get the LOWEST RATE and TERMS, but fail to recognize or research the lender track record for processing a lo...
There is SUCH GREAT DIVERSITY ONLY IN HAWAII.  Last week, while at an educational event and Breakfast, Sponsored by Title Guaranty Hawaii and Central Pacific Home Loans, at the Honolulu International Convention Center, the subject was Success Strategies and Laws and Regulations Update.  While we ...
Are you the Paradigm or the shift? As we are in a changing market, people are 'taking back' this and 'taking back' that or 'occupy' this or 'occupy that'.  Even here there has been 'Take Back Honolulu'; however, it looked as if it was a group of homeless people looking for a place to campout.  Ar...
If you're in search of your own luxury home, Kaneohe, Hawaii may be the place for you. A luxury home is more than the place you sleep and eat, a luxury home is the foundation of a lifestyle.  Each luxury home in Kaneohe, Hawaii offers a variety of opportunities to its owners, as well as provides ...
Hello, my name is Bruce Hicks, and among many other things, I am an Oahu Real Estate Specialist, and proud of it.  I cover a wide range of real estate skills, specializing in the following: Waterfront/Oceanfront Properties Luxury Homes Subdivisions Golf Courses Hotel Buildings Multi-Family Proper...
Are agents economizing their mode of transportation?  Is it happening in your neck of the woods?  Are agents changing their mode of transportation? I had not paid much attention, until my buying couple brought  up the subject when we were looking at homes in Haiku Plantation, Oahu, an area of mil...
Email Sickness. "Doctor Doctor tell me the news, I got a bad case of the email blues...." Did you ever have a case of Email Sickness? On normal days, I get 10-30 emails daily (besides this, there is another 30-80 or more that go directly to the JUNK MAIL folder and another half dozen or so goes t...
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Will Hawaii's real estate market be affected by future higher fuel prices? Do you think you will see a near future change in your neighborhood?  Near future meaning in the next 2-3 years.  According to various and current news sources, our electric bills have seen a 50% increase over the past 2 y...

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