Hella Rothwell, Broker Owner REALTOR®

Real Estate Broker/Owner - (831) 626-4000 - CA #01772851 HI #RB-21268
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 According to the Honolulu Board of Realtors, during July, 2013, sales of single family homes increased by 9.4% and condominiums increased by 17% over July, 2012. And the median price paid for single family homes during that same period increased by 2% to $647,500 and increased for condominiums b...
This morning I realized that I have come to a point where I can say, "I have done what I set out to do this summer". Those who have followed my blogs here on Activerain the last three months, have seen my efforts to start-up here in Hawaii as a sole proprietor real estate broker. This was an all ...
It seems to me that more and more people "talk" with their families, friends and loved ones through their Facebook page and "friends". They find out about births, deaths, weddings, split-ups and all those other life events as if Facebook is a big bulletin board. A friend of mine just found out th...
This is a follow-up blog to my earlier one about Golf Course properties on Oahu, in Honolulu County, Hawaii. Click here for Part 1. With our new Matrix system through the Honolulu Board of Realtors, there is now so much historical information available that will help the agents value a property t...
There are a great number of golf courses here on Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii which are listed below. Golf enthusiasts who want to buy or sell homes at these golf courses, might like to see the market trends. Below are some statistics that I have put together, and for "Days on Market" (DOM), whi...
Waikiki Yacht Race every Friday late afternoon during summer season. Sailboats from all over Oahu come to the Yacht Basin at the Ala Moana Park every Friday late afternoon for the race to Diamond Head and back - offshore of Waikiki. This can get very competitive between skippers on these boats wh...
Yesterday, I watched groups of outrigger canoes and their paddlers practicing offshore between the Waikiki Yacht Club and Diamond Head Light House. The long distance canoe race schedule is already in full swing including: Today, August 24, 2013: The Kailua Bay Ironman, sponsored by the Kailua Can...
The Opening Night of "Will the Real Charlie Chan Please Stand Up?" I was fortunate to be at the opening night of the Kumu Kahua production of "Will the Real Charlie Chan Please Stand up?". These productions are supported in part by the State Foundation on Culture and Arts through appropriations f...
From November 1, 2013, landlords will be able to collect up to 1 month's security deposit if the tenant has a pet. That is in addition to the 1 month's security deposit now allowed in the Residential Landlord-Tenant Code. So what happens to leases that are written now? Can the pet deposit be writ...
When a condominium owner gets in touch with me to list his unit for sale, I supply a whole packet of statistics that go beyond the normal Comparative Market Analysis (CMA). The CMA is meant to arrive at a sales price that the market is likely to accept. These CMA's are derived from, most often, s...

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