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This is my first update of the Maui absorption rate since September 2008 which is posted HERE. I was amazed at the change in months supply which in some locations had doubled & tripled in 5 months. What does all that red mean in the chart? It means the train is in the station waiting for buyer...
Once again Hawaii gets to enjoy live professional entertainment, this time with Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reef Band performing at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. What a show it was! He played my two favorites "Brown-Eyed Girl" and "Margaritaville" with the latter saved until the end of the p...
It was while attending a memorial service last week that I learned that Bank of Hawaii Chief Economist, Paul Brewbaker, was no longer with on the bank's staff. That was confirmed by an article in Pacific Business News which you can read HERE. I have heard Mr. Brewbaker speak at many of our Real...
I had hoped to see improvement in our absorption rate when I updated my chart. Unfortunately that was not to be. Condo sales continue to be especially troublesome and Kauai's South Shore and our East Side has now exceeded a 10 year supply. I was inspired by an article in Business week to creat...
We're off to a new year with the release of January sales statistics for both Maui and Kauai. I'm presentining the figures with some reservations due to a small sample size and a general shift in the buyer market. The number of sales are way down from a year ago which causes me to question whe...