canadian buyers: Canadians Snapping up Hawaii Real Estate - 05/21/11 10:35 AM
For 2010 and 2011, Canada has taken over for Japan as the #1 foreign country investing in residential real estate in Hawaii.

I had the opportunity to hear Dr. Michael Sklarz of Collateral Analytics speak today at the Hawaii Convention Center about foreign real estate investment. He had some interesting data that he was able to compile with the help of Title Guaranty.
For the state of Hawaii, Canadian investment in real estate has by far surpassed other foreign countries over the past few years. Over the past decade or so, the Japanese have been averaging 250-300 purchases/per year. Canadian investment … (2 comments)

canadian buyers: Useful Tips on Getting Great Exchange Rates for Your Canadian Buyers - 03/17/08 12:56 PM
As a follow up to my previous blog posts, this Canadian buyer movement keeps on rolling... I was quoted again in the Star Bulletin last week.  Believe it or not, some are saying the "new Japanese" J I don't think their purchasing power will be anywhere like the Japanese of the late 1980's or early 1990's, However, this trend of them coming here more often and spending more money is definitely on the upswing.  The article I was in also caught the eye of an up and coming company called HiFX. They are a company that specializes in offering great exchange … (0 comments)

canadian buyers: More Canadian Interest in Hawaii Real Estate - 03/03/08 12:42 PM
As a follow up to my last posting, there is still evidence of more Canadians interested in Hawaii.  In the Star Bulletin the other day it said that Canadian visitors continued to boost our tourism growing by 27.7% from a year ago! That also helped boost visitor spending to its largest increase in 19 months!
Well, they are also interested in our real estate too! I spent last week working with another buyer out of Brittish Columbia.  It seems so many of the "snowbirds" are looking to purchase somewhere nice & warm for a stay during the winter... I was also the featured … (2 comments)

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