Real estate is the largest investment that many of us will ever make so it's critical that buyers & sellers have access to essential information. This blog provides key news and information about Hawaii real estate and the lifestyle one enjoys when living in Hawaii.
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Newsflash It has been announced that the Hawaii Superferry is suspending all operations immediately and laying off its employees this Friday. Customers with reservations have been promised refunds. Cancellation is not due to lack of business but rather a battle waged in the courts by Superferry...
Open house announcement for Kauai residents & visitors This is an invitation to those on Kauai to stop by my Hanapepe open house today, Sunday March 15 from 1 to 3 PM. Feel free to come alone or bring your clients. Refreshments provided. The address is 4764-B Ali'i Road in Hanapepe Heights and ...
A client asked me about the number of short sales in Kauai which made me realize I didn't know other than it was too many. So, I took a look at our MLS data and summarized the data in the chart below. It's not absolutely accurate due to the gymnastics needed to search the data but it should be ...
February sales statistics are now available for both Maui and Kauai. I have fewer reservations in presenting the figures than I did at the end of January when sample sizes were so small that I questioned how meaningful they were. It would appear that the Maui market is holding up better than Ka...
Kauai Sales Statistics For February 2009 Kauai home sales statistics have been released for the month of February 2009 and a summary for residential and condominium properties is presented below. The figures are island-wide comparisons of current sales versus year ago sales. Today's high-anxiet...
There is a major shift underway in the Kauai residential market and that is toward the sale of lower-priced homes in the $250K to $500K bracket (yes, in Hawaii that is on the lower end of our pricing scale). As the charts below show, this trend was slight until 2008 when it jumped to over 1/3 of...