short sales: Investors Please: Kailua Village for $145,000 Kona Hawaii - 10/24/15 09:00 AM
Investor Real Estate:
Last sale in here, over $200,000, this is a bank priced short sale and If I didnt just buy land, I would be all over this! Needs updating, but you could live here while you did it ! 
DESCRIPTION Great breezes from this 4th floor unit, along with some ocean views.
Building is secured with keyed elevator.
Pets allowed with board approval (see photo) 
Vacation Rentals allowed (see photo taken a 1, 000 feet from the complex, 2000 feet if you drive) Distance is approximate. 
Great central Kona location. 
Coin operated laundry on the first floor 
Parking is near elevator 
Maintenance fees include basic cable, water, … (6 comments)

short sales: Another Foreclosure Deal - 2 in 1 DAY - 07/18/15 11:03 AM
I am telling you guys, you need to get on my foreclosure hot sheet - this is the second foreclosure deal I searched out today, and neither one are on the MLS....... YET !  

I stopped by a house down the street, I knew the bank had been working on this one for awhile and the garage was open, so I went up to check it out, they were doing some last minute detail work, getting it ready to release next week. One of the neighbors overheard a price of $379,000 for this jewel, if that rumor is so, I want to … (10 comments)

short sales: FHA, VA, and Conventional Loans ... The Waiting Periods - 04/30/15 11:40 AM
Clients are always asking me, how long do I have to wait before I can buy a home, if I had a short sale or foreclosure? Even works with a bankruptcy, take a minute to read the article below, then let me help you find the home the works for you.  
FHA, VA, and Conventional Loans ... The Waiting Periods          There is a phenomenon at play in the American Home Buying marketplace currently.  Former homeowners that suffered financial catastrophe during the housing crisis (often referred to as "Boomerang Buyers") are asking ...         

short sales: Hokulia Luxury Home, 1 week, 1 chance - 2/14/2014 - 2/21/14 - 02/14/14 11:27 AM
Hokulia Luxury homes, you just don't see them "On Sale" . We usually have quite a budget for marketing, staging, tours........ 
Today is different, we have come across a deal that goes away in 7 days, But if I  bring in a cash offer within these 7 days, we have the potential of getting in at 50 cents on the $1.00. Let me be clear about this property, I do not represent the owner, I would be representing you, the buyer. This property is maintained exquisitely, and will go up for sale probably within a month - at retail prices. After these … (0 comments)

short sales: Short Sales and LLC buyers - PLEASE READ (Lance Owens RS, Kailua Kona) - 01/30/13 10:54 AM

short sales: Luxury gated community in Kailua Kona, Hawaii - 5 acre coffee farm - 01/15/13 04:58 AM
LUVA Real Estate, Kailua Kona homes for sale. Ocean Front Condos for sale 
For Sale77-6239 KAUMALUMALU DR Kailua Kona , HI 96740 
Lots and Land , 5.0000 acres , MLS# Coffee Farm
Tools & Resources: Request More InfoSchedule a ShowingMap to PropertyPrintable VersionMortgage CalculatorsGet Pre-Approved for a LoanTell a Friend 1/10     Description 5 Acres of Kona Coffee in a Gated Community Arguably one of the best gated communities in Kona, surrounded by homes with sales well into the millions. This 5 acre parcel sits at 1,000 foot elevation, Fully planted in mature Kona Coffee, professionally manicured and maintained, with full irrigation if the need arises. … (0 comments)

short sales: I am going to go out on a limb here, and make a few predictions - 12/28/12 06:40 AM
Hawaii Real Estate, specifically the Kailua Kona area of the Big Island, I will predict what the home sales and median price will have done for the year 2012. 
Looking into my Crystal Ball, I see a bright a future, very BRIGHT, so BRIGHT, you have wear shades! 
Predicting that the Median Home Price, again Kailua Kona area, will be up - approximately in the 7% range - remind you, this only a prediction, but I am feeling pretty good about it. I will even go one step further and Predict December 2012 increase over December 2011, to be in the … (2 comments)

short sales: Kona Makai 4106 - Ocean Front Complex in Kailua Kona, Hawaii For Sale - 11/23/12 02:06 AM
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Previous ListingListing 7 out of 7 $149,000For Sale75-6026 Alii Dr North Kona, HI 96740 
Condo ,2 Beds , 2 Baths , 1041 sq. ft. , 4106 units , MLS# 258722
Tools & Resources: Request More InfoSchedule a ShowingMap to PropertyPrintable VersionMortgage CalculatorsGet Pre-Approved for a LoanTell a Friend 2/10     Description Very nice, turn Key, 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit. Located in an Ocean front complex, that allows vacation rentals. Both the unit, and the complex are very well maintained, pride of ownership throughout the grounds. Large wrap around Lanai with a garden view, but just take a few steps away and you have ocean views. You also … (3 comments)

short sales: Black Friday - Hawaii Special - Bank approved my Black Friday pricing - 11/23/12 01:03 AM
You know, when you love your job, it makes it so much easier.  I just contacted one of my short sale lenders this morning - told him I wanted to drop my price, put it out there as a "Black Friday" special - his response? BY ANY MEANS NECCESARY !!! - exact quote. 
If you cant have fun at your job - why are you working? ( I always wanted to have the power to do a "black friday" special) 
Here it is:
Black Friday special - price dropped to $249,900 - the last 2 sales in here for this same … (2 comments)

short sales: Act 48 Hawaii and Short Sales - its time to get off the fence! - 04/20/12 09:48 AM
All-though Act 48 had its good intentions, like many other government programs, it was ill planned and executed even worse! 
What it did do though:  - was create - The - Absolute - Best time in history -  to Short Sale your home! 
That's right, with the backlog and nightmares it created - the banks are actually PAYING delinquent home owners to Short Sale their home, EVEN if it is a second home, investment property, or whatever - I am actually getting "moving assistance" money and deficiencies waived for 'investors" and let alone "owner occupied" homes. 
Bad news is - the … (1 comments)

short sales: Kailua Kona Real Estate Updates for March 3, 2012 - 03/03/12 06:59 AM
Recently sold, short sales and foreclosures for the Kailua Kona, Hawaii and West Hawaii Areas 
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short sales: Real Estate Updates for March 3, 2012 - 03/03/12 06:53 AM
As of March 3 2012, here are the latest updates for Aloha Kona Realty Inc. for all the updates 
A few new listings, and a couple more sales - 

short sales: Fannie Mae HomePath homes in Hawaii - Deal of the Day - 01/13/12 09:51 AM
Fannie Mae has a great program out there help homeowners get into investment properties at investment prices. 
Note: I represent buyers for these properties and this is not my listing
My pick - for the Deal of the Day is this one: Located about 30 miles from downtown Kailua Kona, sits on an acre+ of land, is this 2 bedroom 2 bath home built in 2004 - get this - Listed at $129,900 - not a typo, 2/2 on an acre for $129,900 - and its not in Ocean View or Hilo - this is in South Kona, just about 30 … (2 comments)

short sales: Kailua Kona Real Estate Market Recovery - Up 10% as of December 2011 - 12/03/11 10:07 AM

Kailua Kona Home Sales,  Year To Date sales are up 10.69 percent. If you follow my blogs, you know how I preach about not reading to much into the monthly numbers  (October up 33% - November down 3% - December tracking up 30%) and concentrate more on the larger picture - YTD numbers. Lets rewind a little bit, 2010 Home sales, were up 31% over 2009 - speaking of 2009, it was up 18% over 2008. 
2008 - we don't even want to talk about 2008 - OK, I mentioned the year, so here it is - 2008 was DOWN <39%> 

short sales: Hawaii Short Sales, Quick interview with Realtor Lance Owens (RS) in Kailua Kona, HI - 11/19/11 11:48 AM
Lance Owens, whether he likes it or not, is known as the SHORT SALE KING, on the Big Island of Hawaii. So when asked about short sales, foreclosures, and staying in your home, here is what he has to say. 

With the new law that took effect in May, there has never been a better time in history to do a short sale on your home.
You know what, let me backtrack a little here, 
There has never been - a better time in history - to actually SAVE your home.
 If you are "Owner Occupied", have the means to … (1 comments)

short sales: Real Estate Update for Oct 7, 2011 - 10/07/11 12:36 PM
Here is our weekly update for Kona Home Team, Kailua Kona Hawaii Real Estate sales, specializing in traditional sales, short sales, and bank owned foreclosures. 

short sales: Real Estate Recovery in Hawaii, August 2011 Home Sales UP 10% - following a 3 year trend - 09/07/11 07:57 AM
Kailua Kona home sales are staying true, Up 10% from 2010 (number of homes sold) , which, by the way was up 40% over 2009 sales number. Just in case your were wondering - like I was, 2009 - you got it - up 66% over 2008. so needless to say we are well on our way to recovery. Regardless of what the papers, the news reporters, the politicians tell you - 3 years of increasing sales - KONA YOU ARE ON YOUR WAY TO RECOVERY!
Do yourself a favor, cruise over to my website below, take a look at the … (1 comments)

short sales: Preview my new listing 77-213 Mahiehie St. Kailua Kona, HI 96740 ( Keauhou View Estates ) - 09/02/11 10:36 AM
Coming Soon - Keauhou View Estates short sale, brought to you by Aloha Kona Realty and KonaHomeTeam - the winningest short sale team around - Personally closing over 36 short sale transactions, and our team is approaching the 200 mark! 
Here is our latest - should be released mid Sept 2011 - call Lance for more details 808-936-8383

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short sales: Do the Math - Mutli-Plex on Alii Drive, Kailua Kona, Hawaii - 08/25/11 11:41 AM
Kailua Kona Hawaii, multi family, apartments, condos, duplex, for sale … (0 comments)

short sales: Good News Contest - I'm a WINNER ! - 08/25/11 10:50 AM
Its Official, I am a WINNER !
 ActiveRain contest called "Good News" and I was awarded my prize today = 1 point :) No - that's not a typo see below.  

Oh well, at least I got the "good news" out, and it made me "feel good" 
And by the way, ActiveRain, 3 new listings in the last 10 days , 1 is in escrow already, and I can thank you directly - 100% for these. All three because of my ActiveRain Blog - honest to goodness, I never had put on my hat, didn't have to brush my … (5 comments)

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Kailua-Kona, HI

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