foreclosures: Hawaii Foreclosures up 115% in April - 05/20/10 03:15 PM
Hawaii is now ranked 11th in the nation for foreclosures according to RealtyTrac. Maui and the Big Island led the state with each containing two out of the top five zip codes. Here are the top foreclosure zipcodes for the state:
Kailua-Kona led the way with 193 Kihei was the highest on Maui with 122 Ewa Beach had the most on Oahu with 89 Lahaina was Maui's 2nd on the list with 75 Waikoloa was the Big Island's 2nd on the list with 73 Read entire post →
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foreclosures: A New REO Listing on Oahu Every Other Day - 11/29/09 06:12 PM
Over the past two weeks on Oahu, we’ve seen eight new REO single family listings come on the market. This is averaging more than one every other day! It’s actually even higher when you consider there were an additional three condo REO listings that came on market over the same period. Another unique factor is that we are now starting to see luxury REO listings come on market vs. the typical lower priced homes. 172 Nawiliwili St. is an awesome 4,235 square foot home with ocean views built in 2007 in Hawaii Kai and is priced at $1,750,000. As I’ve said … (0 comments)

foreclosures: Ewa Beach Foreclosures up over 300% from 2008 - 11/17/09 07:46 AM
Realty Trac came out with their latest Hawaii foreclosure stats that were published this week in the Star Bulletin. Lihue on Kauai led the state with the highest rate, however this was skewed due to Kauai Beach Resorts foreclosure, which accounted for 145 units.
Although, Oahu accounts for the majority of the population in the Hawaii, 65% of the foreclosure activity was on the neighbor islands. Ewa Beach led Oahu with the most foreclosures on the island with 65 in the month of August. Honolulu ranked 150th in the nation out of 203 metro areas tracked, which isn't too bad.
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foreclosures: 3 Reasons Why Foreclosures Low in Hawaii - 12/23/08 07:29 AM
Here are 3 reasons in my opinion why foreclosure rates are low in Hawaii:
1. It is Hawaii.  Especially this time of year, you see all the news about bad weather, snow storms, floods, etc. on the mainland.  I think people work harder to keep a home here in paradise with good weather.
2. You can't just pack up the car & drive to another state.  To move back to the mainland, takes time & money, most of which people going into foreclosure don't have.  Better off trying to make it work here.
3. We are not a Non-recourse state.  There was a … (2 comments)

 
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