real estate: Ewa Beach, Hawaii: Country Club Living at Hoakalei in Ka Makana - 03/11/09 05:40 AM
Ewa Beach, Hawaii, located on the island of Oahu, is the golf capital of Hawaii with 7 courses.  The 7th course was recently opened and is called Hoakalei Country Club.  The course was designed by PGA tour professional Ernie Els.  Recently, Els and The Golf Channel Commentator, Mark Rolfing, were present for the First Tee Blessing ceremony.
 
Situated in the "Ka Makana at Hoakalei" neighborhood, a property being developed by Haseko Homes, this 7,400 yard course is a test for golfers of every skill level.  From the beginner to the experienced professional, Hoakalei Country Club will test your ability to perform.
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real estate: Ewa Beach, Hawaii: Country Club Resort Style Living - 03/10/09 05:30 AM
Ewa Beach, Hawaii, located on the island of Oahu, is the golf capital of Hawaii with 7 courses.  The 7th course was recently opened and is called Hoakalei Country Club.  The course was designed by PGA tour professional Ernie Els.  Recently, Els and The Golf Channel Commentator, Mark Rolfing, were present for the First Tee Blessing.
 
Situated in the "Ka Makana at Hoakalei" neighborhood, a property being developed by Haseko Homes, this 7,400 yard course is a test for golfers of every skill level.  From the beginner to the experienced professional, Hoakalei Country Club will test your ability to perform.
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real estate: 4 Bedroom Home in Ewa Beach, Hawaii $445,000 - 03/06/09 01:18 AM
Come home to the quality built homes of Ewa Beach, Hawaii.  Located on the sunny, warm and typically dry "Leeward Coast of Oahu", you will find a newer community of homes. 
There is no lack of shopping with 2 grocery stores, all of the major fast food places, coffee shops, video stores and many other commercial facilities available to the residents of Ewa Beach.
The widening of Ft. Weaver Road which serves as the main artery in and out of Ewa Beach is well under construction to add a 3rd lane in each direction.  Along with the new "North-South Road", this … (0 comments)

real estate: Department of Defense Assistance for Homeowners - 02/18/09 02:13 PM
The economic stimulus package that was signed by the President yesterday has language that may allow some relief for DOD (Department of Defense) eligible homeowners and may benefit many that are living in Hawaii and stationed or working installations such as Schofield Barracks, Wheeler Army Airfield, Pearl Harbor, Hickam AFB, Marine Corps Base Kaneohe, Camp H.M. Smith and Tripler Army Medical Center to name a few.
The program will be modeled after the current HAP (Homeowners Assistance Program), a USACE (US Army Corps of Engineers) program that was developed after the BRAC (Base Realignment And Closure) affected many DOD eligible homeowners.  It is designed to aid homeowners that face … (10 comments)

real estate: Kaneohe, Hawaii 2 br, 2.5 ba Townhouse For Sale - 01/31/09 10:12 AM
David Kucic, RA RE/MAX Honolulu (808) 218-9338 www.Relocate808.com Mailto: davidkucic@remax.net … (0 comments)

real estate: Ewa Beach, Hawaii Short Sales and Bank Owned Properties/Foreclosures - 01/04/09 01:24 AM
As of January 4, 2009, there are approximately 83 short sales and bank owned properties for sale in Ewa Beach, Hawaii.
Prices on these properties range from $180,000 for a condo to $699,000 for a single family home.  This map below of Ewa Beach, Hawaii shows the locations of 79 of the 83 available short sale and bank owned properties.  The other 4 have not been mapped.
Opportunity is knocking with some of these short sales and bank owned properties which can possibly be purchased for considerably less than fair market value. 
To see the full search capability and explore further … (6 comments)

real estate: Search For Hawaii Real Estate Short Sales and Foreclosures - 01/01/09 07:54 AM
You no longer have to pay for this service because I am providing it for you.  If you are having a difficult time trying to find Short Sales in Hawaii or everyone you turn to is asking you to pay a fee for the list of Short Sales in Hawaii, then look no further.
I have a new search feature installed on my Hawaii Real Estate Website that features all of the Short Sales in Hawaii and Foreclosures in Hawaii not only from RE/MAX Honolulu but also from every other listing broker on the island.  RE/MAX Honolulu is one of the largest … (0 comments)

real estate: 2008 Hawaii Real Estate Award Winners Announced - 12/26/08 06:35 AM
Newspaper Article Courtesy of the Honolulu Advertiser Newspaper from Sunday, Dec 21, 2008
The Honolulu Board of REALTORS in conjunction with First Hawaiian Bank and the Honolulu Advertiser, announced their 2008 Hawaii Real Estate Awards at the Honolulu Board of REALTORS General Membership Meeting.

There were 2 categories of which real estate agents from Hawaii could be considered.  The first award of the 2 categories is "REALTOR of the Year".  That award was given to Shelly Campbell of RE/MAX Honolulu.
The second category was the Aloha 'Aina Peoples Choice Award.  This award "honors members of the Honolulu Board of REALTORS who … (8 comments)

real estate: Honolulu Board of Realtors Announces 2008 Award Nominations - 12/10/08 02:16 AM
Each year, the Aloha Aina or "Love of Land" awards are presented at the year ending General Membership Meeting.  
To be recommended for the award, YOU MUST HAVE BEEN NOMINATED BY YOUR CLIENYS whether as a listing agent or a buyer's representative.  Several of these real estate agents service Hawaii military personell across the island of Oahu as Hawaii Military Relocation Specialists for Schofield Barracks, Wheeler Army Airfield, Pearl Harbor, Hickam AFB, Marine Corps Base Kaneohe, Camp H.M. Smith or Tripler Army Medical Center
Congratulations to these Hawaii Real Estate Professionals for 2008! Tonya and I had the extreme pleasure of dealing with some of … (0 comments)

real estate: Hawaii Military First Time Home Buyer Class at Schofield Barracks - 11/19/08 04:41 AM
FREE informational class for First Time Hawaii Home Buyers that want to use their VA Loan Eligibility to purchase Hawaii Real Estate.  this class is open to ALL BRANCHES OF THE ARMED FORCES, RESERVISTS, NATIONAL GUARD AND RETIREES.
Tentative Date (to be updated soon) Dec 3, 2008
Location:  The Nehelani Club on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.  Home of the 25th Infantry "Tropic Lightning" Division.
Time: 1000 to 1400 with a new class starting each hour (10,11, 12 and 1300)
Complimentary beverages and light pupu's will be served.
This block of instruction is being presented by First Sergeant (Retired) David Kucic of RE/MAX … (4 comments)

real estate: Ft Weaver Road From Schofield Barracks to Ewa Beach - 10/31/08 09:19 AM

 
 
By: David Kucic, RA     CRS, GRI, ABR, e-PRO     First Sergeant, USA (Ret)                   RE/MAX Honolulu
"The traffic out to Ewa Beach SUCKS" is something I hear almost daily.  That statement is a fact unless you like sitting in traffic.
Why is there so much traffic going into Ewa Beach?  Because all of those people on that road have found Ewa Beach to be a great place to live including my family and I.   Most of the homes are new or newer construction, lot sizes are pretty decent and the homes are some of the most affordable on the island.  The … (5 comments)

real estate: 1SG (Ret) Kucic Reports On Overseas COLA in Hawaii - 10/26/08 02:43 PM
                                                     
By: David J. Kucic, Realtor-AssociateCRS, GRI, ABR, e-PRO, AHWDFirst Sergeant, USA (Retired)Tropic Lightning Real Estate, Oahu, Hawaii
PCS'ing to Hawaii?  Here is the link to figure out your Hawaii Overseas COLA amount......Hawaii COLA Calculator.
Your Army assignment to Hawaii is considered an Overseas Tour in accordance with AR 614-30 just as if you were PCS'ing to Europe or Korea.  You will be entitled to an Overseas Service Ribbon (OSR) in accordance with AR 600-8-22.
The Cost of Living Allowance, or COLA amounts can be found by doing a query at the Overseas COLA Website.
When you use the query to … (0 comments)

real estate: Advice For Military Moving to Hawaii - 10/20/08 12:30 PM
By: David Kucic, RACRS, GRI, ABR, e-PROFirst Sergeant, USA (Ret)Tropic Lightning Real Estate, Oahu, Hawaii"Serving My Hawaii Military Family in Paradise"
Congratulations on your assignment to Schofield Barracks, Wheeler Army Airfield, Pearl Harbor, Hickam AFB, Marine Corps Base Kaneohe, Camp H.M. Smith or Tripler Army Medical Center to name a few.
I am sure that the excitement level is up not just because it is time to PCS but because you are coming on an all expense paid trip to HAWAII for you and all of your command sponsored family members. Do you realize that people save for years or possibly for their … (3 comments)

real estate: Questions For Your Hawaii Listing Agent - 10/05/08 05:08 AM
By: David J. Kucic, RACRS, GRI, ABR, e-PROFirst Sergeant, USA (Ret)Tropic Lightning Real Estate, Oahu, Hawaii 
Selling your home is a big decision just like it was when you ventured off to purchase a home.  Now it is time for you to sell one of the biggest investments of your life.
As a full time, full service Hawaii real estate agent, I communicate with fellow real estate professionals daily.  For the most part, these fellow agents are the best in the business and I enjoy working with them.  They are honest, ethical and professional.
However, lately, I have run across some agents … (2 comments)

real estate: Military Relocation Expert Joins RE/MAX Honolulu - 09/18/08 09:58 AM
By: David Kucic, RACRS, GRI, ABR, e-PRO, AHWDFirst Sergeant, USA (Ret)Tropic Lightning Real EstateOahu, Hawaii
My wonderful wife of 21 years and great Hawaii Real Estate agent, has joined RE/MAX Honolulu in Kapolei, Hawaii while I remain at Tropic Lightning Real Estatein Aiea, HI at least for the foreseeable future.
Tonya Kucic will continue to specialize in BUYERS REPRESENTATION and VA HOME LOAN PURCHASES for our Hawaii military families that are moving to the island of Oahu.  Whether you are stationed at Schofield Barracks, Wheeler Army Airfield, Hickam AFB, Pearl Harbor, Marine Corps Base Kaneohe, Tripler Army Medical Center, Camp H.M. Smith, you can be … (12 comments)

real estate: Thank You Fellow Hawaii Real Estate Agents - 08/28/08 12:32 PM
By: David Kucic, RACRS, GRI, ABR, e-PRO, AHWDFirst Sergeant, USA (Ret)RE/MAX HonoluluOahu, Hawaii
UPDATED AS OF Dec 10th, 2008 TO RECOGNIZE ADDITIONAL REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS IN HAWAII
The other day, Neal Bloom posted about the lack of professionalism in some agents.....Please shut off the lights.....leave your card.....lock the door and say good-bye .  I thought about how lucky Tonya and I were lately as I read through Neals post.
From January 1, 2008 to December 10, 2008, we have had the pleasure to work with some great real estate agents from Oahu, Hawaii.  With the assistance, persistence and dedication of these real estate professionals, these great agents got … (2 comments)

real estate: Ewa Beach, Hawaii Home For Sale 3br/2.5 ba MLS 2814013 - 08/25/08 03:58 PM
By: David Kucic, RACRS, GRI, ABR, e-PRO, AHWDFirst Sergeant, USA (Ret)Tropcic Lightning Real EstateOahu, Hawaii
MLS# 2814013
Priced to sell at $428,000.  Are you looking for that great piece of Hawaii real estate without the large price tag?  Well then.......  Welcome home to the ever growing community of Ewa Beach, Hawaii.  Locate on the south shore of Oahu on the Leeward side of the island where it is dry, hot and sunny.....thats why you want to live in Hawaii right???  Ewa Beach is a very popular place for buyers to purchase their homes due to the large inventory, great amenities, low … (4 comments)

real estate: Hawaii VA Loan Amount Increase (AUG 2008) by 1SG (Ret) David Kucic - 08/14/08 11:41 AM
David Kucic, RACRS, GRI, ABR, e-PRO, AHWDFirst Sergeant, USA (Ret)Tropic Lightning Real EstateOahu, Hawaii
                                                                                 
"SPECIALIZING IN PROVIDING FREE REPRESENTATION FOR VA ELIGIBILE BUYERS AS THEY PURSUE THE DREAM OF HOME OWNERSHIP IN THIS HAWAIIAN PARADISE"
Are you moving to Hawaii soon?  PCS'ing to Schofield Barracks, Marine Corps Base Kaneohe, Tripler Army Medical Center, Camp HM Smith, Hickam AFB, Pearl Harbor or Wheeler Army Airfield?  If so, then you may be able to be that piece of Hawaii real estate that you thought was out of reach.
Remember all the talk about 100% financing on a home mortgage?  Do you hear that … (12 comments)

real estate: Thank You Fellow Hawaii Real Estate Agents - 08/12/08 03:16 AM
By: David Kucic, RACRS, GRI, ABR, e-PRO, AHWDFirst Sergeant, USA (Ret)Tropic Lightning Real EstateOahu, Hawaii
 
The other day, Neal Bloom posted about the lack of professionalism in some agents.....Please shut off the lights.....leave your card.....lock the door and say good-bye .  I thought about how lucky Tonya and I were lately as I read through Neals post.
From January 1, 2008 to August 12, 2008, we have had the pleasure to work with some great real estate agents from Oahu, Hawaii.  With the assistance, persistence and dedication of these real estate professionals, these great agents got the job done.  I am proud to say … (6 comments)

real estate: The Future of Hawaii Real Estate (Not Rocket Science) - 07/27/08 06:56 PM
By:  David Kucic, RACRS, GRI, e-PROAccredited Buyers Representative (ABR)First Sergeant, USA (Ret)Tropic Lightning Real Estate, Oahu, Hawaii
 
                     
 
It doesn't take rocket science to figure this one out.  This graph that I designed is ultra-easy-to-understand and should be perfect for the following questions that you may be looking for answers to:
Where is the market going? What will my home be worth in 2 years? Are we at the bottom of the market yet? It will also assist you in making your decision to "wait until we get to the bottom and the prices go lower".
We have a large inventory … (8 comments)

 
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