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Yesterday (Saturday afternoon) I got stopped in the parking lot of my office by a gentleman was wondering when my office would be open.  When I asked what he needed he said wanted to get a blank purchase agreement form.  I will stop here on what happened, because that is not relevant for this dis...
I attended the Certified Luxury Home Designation Class in Waikiki the last two days.  The class is being taught by the mother / daughter team of Active Rain guru Sharon Simms and daughter Tami Simms-Powel. The class was a great investment of time for those of us in the business that look to diffe...
Yesterday, while going through my e-mail I had a message from a really great client who found me through Active Rain.  Towards the end of his message he stated:  "It seems business is good based on your blog. I still read it regularly. Keep up the great stories, especially the ones about the bad ...
I am amazed how many times I come across and another agent who has been in the business for a long time (over 35 years in this case) and still does not seem to know what they are doing.I had a somewhat frustrating one last week.  After showing my buyers many properties over a few days of looking ...
Well not maybe half over, but I have gotten a lot done.  How you start your day will set the pace for how productive will be.In the past I was an evening person.  Unfortunately I married a morning person.  After 13 years of marriage my wife Darnelle is finally changing me.By 4:45am she has the li...
During this week I spoke to 3 different struggling agents who were discussing their challenges with me.  When I asked about their marketing, the responses were the same.  Money is too tight to spend on advertising.  I asked all three the same question.  So how's that working for you?  In one case...
One of the unique things about Hawaii is our openness.  We have what is called the sunshine law.  Most government meetings have to be open to the public.  All hearings and any sessions that have voting at the legislature and our County councils are open to the public to attend.  Most are televise...
I see many new  agents come and go in our industry.  As the market changed in the last two years many inexperienced and weak agents began to find themselves lost.  On Oahu our market is much stronger than most in the country, yet we have seen a decrease in the number of closings.I have lost count...
Single Family homes sales in Wahiawa/ Whitmore have shown increases. Average sales prices of single family homes are up over 9%, year to date from over the 2006 levels.  Sales volume was within one sale of the 2006 levels.  It still appears to be a nice balanced market for both buyers and sellers...
Salt Lake Area (tax map key 111, includes Moanalua, Aliamanu, Mapunapuna and Airport Area)The below figures include both fee simple and leasehold properties.  These are only the totals and average sale prices.Single Family homes sales have softened. Average sales price of single family homes have...

Randy L. Prothero

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