for buyers: Kailua Kona, Hawaii Real Estate Market Report - Highest Level Since 06 - 02/24/17 02:52 PM
Friday February 25, 2017, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics 
Kailua Kona, Hawaii:  Median Price Is At Its Highest Level, YTD, On Existing Home Sales Since 2006!  
Mainland Sales Also Reach Their Highest Mark Since 2007 [INFOGRAPHIC]
Aloha, Lance Owens (RS) and Kimi Nagatoshi (RS) with LUVA Real Estate bringing you the latest in Hawaii Real Estate, from market conditions to sales reports and some of our best picks for Single Family Homes on the Big Island of Hawaii, West Hawaii area. 
Let’s take a look back on some previous years, actually let’s look at our best year - 2006, this was Kailua Kona's  highest point with median home prices at $635,000.  
Looking at today's numbers I … (1 comments)

for buyers: When Just One Cup is Not Enough, Buy the Entire Farm. - 10/19/15 07:08 AM
Real Estate News for Buyers, October 19, 2015 
Kona Coffee Land for sale79-7419 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, HI 96704$399,500KEY FEATURES
Lot Size: 2 Acres
Property Type: Fee Simple Land 
When just 1  cup of coffee wont do it, maybe its time to purchase the entire coffee farm!
For the person that has it all, this may be something that they just don't have. Think of all the benefits, your very own label? your own personal roast? Need a write off for your trips to Hawaii? Want to sell or highlight - Made In America - products?
Q: Where else are you going to find 2 acres, Fee Simple (you own … (4 comments)

for buyers: 52% Likely to Buy in the Next 5 Years!! Are You? - 08/27/15 03:20 AM
52% Likely to Buy in the Next 5 Years!! Are You?  Thursday August 27th, 2015  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers According to the recently released BMO Harris Bank Home Buying Report, 52% of Americans say they are likely to buy a home in the next five years. Americans surveyed for the report said they would be willing to pay an average of $296,000 for a home and would average a 21% down payment. The report also had other interesting revelations.
Those Looking to Buy 74% of those looking to buy a new home will consult a real estate agent 59% said … (0 comments)

for buyers: Do You Think You Could Live Here? - 08/25/15 08:32 AM
Do you think you could live here? 
Approximmatly 1,500 feet from this bay - Keauhou Bay in Kailua Kona, Hawaii! 
Priced to sell... $12,000. below two recent closings (June and July 2015, based on price per square foot) 
Are you looking for a desirable vacation condo or a well appointed home near the beach? Keauhou Resort, a well-known vacation destination, where vacation rentals are approved, may be the place!.Link to current price: This spacious private condo resembles a townhouse: no one above, below, or to the north, with only an adjoining wall to the south side. Enjoy partial ocean views with single floor living, … (4 comments)

for buyers: When is it a Good Time to Rent? Definitely NOT Now! - 08/13/15 03:45 AM

People often ask whether or not now is a good time to buy a home. No one ever asks when a good time to rent is. However, we want to make certain that everyone understands that today is NOT a good time to rent.
The Census Bureau just released their second quarter median rent numbers. Here is a graph showing rent increases from 1988 until today:
At the same time, a report by Axiometrics revealed:
“The national apartment market’s annual effective rent growth rate of 5.1% in June 2015 represented a 47-month high, and continued a streak of 5.0%-plus rent growth that is now the longest in at least six years, … (0 comments)

for buyers: Kailua Kona, HI Condo Report Here - July 2015 Numbers - 08/05/15 07:58 AM
Kailua Kona Condominium Report for July 2015 
News for both Buyers and Sellers: August 5, 2015 
MLS sales report shows an increase in the number of condos sold, and a slight decrease in condominium prices YTD. 
If you are considering buying a condominium you can still find deals, but having a good real estate agent who understands the market is a must.  Don’t wait on the sidelines for too long, many of our listings are starting to sell within a few days of hitting the market. To make sure you don't overpay, you'll want to have an agent that does a thorough market analysis … (0 comments)

for buyers: Are You Seriously Still Paying Your Landlords Mortgage? - 07/24/15 06:49 AM
Stop Paying Your Landlord’s Mortgage!  July 24, 2015  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, USDA Loans, Renting VS Buying Aloha, Lance Owens (RS) , Kimi Nagatoshi (RS) , your KonaHomeTeam,  bringing you the latest in Real Estate News.
There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage - either your mortgage or your landlord’s.
As The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University explains:
“Households must consume housing whether they own or rent. Not … (0 comments)

for buyers: Kamani Trees Subdivision Drive Thru With Realtor Lance Owens (RS) - 07/23/15 08:34 AM
Aloha all, 
Lance Owens (RS) here with your Real Estate minute, actually 3 minutes today. We are bringing you these short clips to get you familiar with different subdivisions here in Kailua Kona. 
Today takes us to Kamani Trees, located in Kailua Kona, about 3 miles from the Kailua Pier, for you Ironman participants you would know that as the Start/Finish line for the World Class Event. 
Enough already, sit back watch the quick little 3 minute drive through and let me know if we can help you with any real estate needs on the Big Island of Hawaii. Be sure to catch our other videos … (3 comments)

for buyers: Kailua Kona, HI: Home Prices June 2015 - 07/22/15 04:51 PM
Home Prices in Kailua Kona, HI. for June 2015 
Real estate market data for Kailua Kona, HI. provided by Lance Owens (RS) & Kimi Nagatoshi (RS) 
Kailua Kona Home Prices 
We have seen several years of listing price increases on home prices in Kona and we are not expecting things to slow down anytime soon.  If you are considering buying a home you can still find deals on a house in Kona, but having a good real estate agent who understands the market is a must.  Don’t wait on the sidelines for too long, many of our listings are starting to sell within a … (0 comments)

for buyers: North Kona Vacant Land Prices Up 25% Year To Date - 07/22/15 11:56 AM
 July 22, 2015  For Buyers, For Sellers  
Aloha, Lance Owens (RS) and Kimi Nagatoshi (RS)  here with KonaHomeTeam searching the internet for the latest Real Estate News. 
I often get questions about how Vacant Land is selling, and after taking a look at the latest sales report, I would say that Land sales are doing GREAT. Sales data shows a 25% increase in the median sales price for North Kona (Kailua Kona) for the first 6 months of 2015. The only other increases like the West Side (North Kona is West Hawaii -lol) appears to be North Hilo and Kau. 
Take a look at … (1 comments)

for buyers: Home Sales Will Remain Hot This Summer - 07/22/15 07:33 AM
Home Sales Will Remain Hot This Summer  July 22, 2015  For Buyers, For Sellers People always talk about the “spring buying season” when they talk real estate. However, this year it appears as though the summer real estate market will be just as hot.
Aloha, Lance Owens (RS) and Kimi Nagatoshi (RS)  here with KonaHomeTeam searching the internet for the latest Real Estate News. 
The most recent Foot Traffic Report released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed that there are more buyers out looking at homes right now than at any other time in the last two years including the past two … (0 comments)

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