diamond head: July's Home and Condo Prices were Cranking on Oahu - 08/22/12 11:35 AM
Single family home sales were up 5.6%  and prices were up 7.4% as the median sales price is now $635,000 on Oahu. In addition, homes that sold got 98.4% of asking price, which is the highest we’ve seen in years.
Well priced homes have been moving briskly as the median days on market to sale is now down to just 25 days. There was also less homes coming on market, with just 364. That is down over 15% or 431 new listings in June.
In any appreciating market, you typically see a lag in condo sales and prices compared to homes. Last month, … (1 comments)

diamond head: Diamond Head Inventory Down Roughly 30% - 06/12/12 03:15 AM
I've been tracking the Diamond Head single family home market extensively over the past 7 years. We've typically been averaging 30-33 homes on the market. Today, there are only 23 active listings.  There were some points during those years when there were no listings under $2 million. Today, there are 3.

Right now, there is only home in escrow. Over the past 6 months, there have been 9 sales with an average sales price of $2,570,082. The highest sale was a $5 million home on Papu Circle. Of the homes that sold, they fetched 95% of asking price and took … (2 comments)

diamond head: Colony Beach Botique Condo Building on Honolulu's Gold Coast - 05/29/12 04:54 PM
The Colony Beach is next to the Colony Surf on Honolulu's Gold Coast. Units don't come up there that often as I wrote about in just a few months ago. As suspected, it didn't last long. Unit #8 fetched $2,350,000 after less than 2 monts on the market.

The Colony Beach is just one of many gems along Diamond Head's Gold Coast. To learn more about this and other buildings, feel free to visit my Diamond Head Condos page.

diamond head: Castle Surf Market Update - 05/28/12 05:05 AM
The Castle Surf is an oceanfront condo building at Diamond Head. Over the past 6 months, there have been 2 sales:
Unit 57 sold for $580,000 a few days ago (5/25/12) Unit 56 sold for $631,000 on 12/31/12 Today, there is 1 listing for sale that is asking $605,000 that has been on market for 128 days. If you're interested in Castle Surf or other Diamond Head Condos, feel free to contact me for more information.

diamond head: Oceanfront Living at Honolulu's Diamond Head Ambassador - 02/14/12 07:25 AM
Enjoy Gold Coast living from this charming oceanfront building at Diamond Head. Relax on your balcony as you check the surf at Tongg's.. The original Penthouse level: This 5th floor unit boasts higher ceilings than lower floors! Additional storage included for surfboards, kayak, etc. Great value & priced to sell. Priced $285,000 under 2005 sales price! $575,000 for this 2 bed, 1 bath unit. Listor Owner


diamond head: Two Great Gold Coast Listings at Diamond Head on Oahu - 01/11/11 10:20 AM
I am proud to announce we have two listings at the Diamond Head Ambassador on Oahu's Gold Coast.

Diamond Head Ambassador #502 (MLS# 1015476) is listed for $595,000
The Diamond Head Ambassador is one of the coolest buildings on the Gold Coast due to its unique architecture. Built in 1959, the building was originally called the Diamond Head Ambassador Hotel and used to sit on leasehold land.
Fortunately, these Co-op units are now are on oceanfront fee-simple land. In addition, this is only one of a few buildings on the Gold Coast that have a swimming pool. There's a mix of studios, 1 bedroom and … (0 comments)

diamond head: Honolulu's Gold Coast has a lot to Offer! - 09/13/09 08:57 PM
Just beyond Waikiki at the base of Diamond Head is  Honolulu's "Gold Coast". The Gold Coast is the last strip of buildings at the end of Kalakaua Ave. across from Kapiolani Park. Unlike the "hustle & bustle" of Waikiki, the Gold Coast is a little more quiet. The buildings consist of:
A few hotels such as The New Otani, The Diamond Head Beach Hotel (individually owned as condos) and The Lotus at Diamond Head (formerly a "W" hotel) Private Clubs such as the Elk's Club and the Outrigger Canoe Club The best oceanfront condos and co-ops on Oahu, the majority of … (0 comments)

diamond head: Multi-Million Dollar Diamond Head Home Sales Picking Up - 07/27/09 09:07 AM
Although this spring started off slow, the Diamond Head market is pickup up heat this summer! Not only have listings that were sitting for awhile selling, they are commanding several million dollars from buyers from the East Coast, Japan & Europe.  Here's some recent sales:
May 27th, 2009 - 3003 Kalakaua Ave. #9B Sold for $3,000,000 June 26th, 2009 - Coral Strand PH2 Sold for $2,625,000 June 30th, 2009 - 3207 Noela St. Sold for $5,375,000 July 15th, 2009 - 3763 Diamond Head Rd. Sold for $3,850,000 July 23rd, 2009 - 3019 Kalakaua Ave. #5 Sold for $3,400,000 In addition, 3239 … (1 comments)

diamond head: Complete Remodel Eco-friendly/Modern Home in Palolo - 03/09/09 04:00 PM
I've got a great listing w/ awesome views of Diamond Head ready to move in to.  Completely turn-key, this eco-friendly home is situated at the end of a culdesac.  There are top of the line kitchen features, such as: stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, custom cabinets, gas stove & wine refer. New electrical work, each room wired for DSL, Cable. Hypoallergenic & eco friendly materials used in finish work. 2 bd, 1 ba up, 1 bd, 1 ba down w/ seperate entrances for rental option? In addition, the sellers have done their own blog to document the work.  For more info. on … (0 comments)

diamond head: Outrigger Canoe Club Celebrates 100 Years! - 05/18/08 02:30 PM
This month, May, 2008 commemorates the 100 year birthday of the Outrigger Canoe Club a private club at the base of Diamond Head.  The club was founded in 1908 by Alexander Hume Ford and the original location of the club was in Waikiki where the main Outrigger Hotel currently is.  The new or existing club location was completed in the early 1960's and designed by the late Vladimir Ossipoff.
The club is a great place for families, social events, dining, entertaining and most importantly beach and water sports.  There is a dedication plaque from 1964 that says: "Let this be a place … (2 comments)

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