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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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2009 

I thought this was an excellent post on chosing an agent and it applies regardless of where you may live.  You might also check those designations after the name which indicate recognition of success.  The 2 biggest are CRS and GRI (in that priority order).Selling your Louisville Area Home Whethe...
06/28/2009
  I thought this was an excellent post on chosing an agent and it applies regardless of where you may live.  You might also check those designations after the name which indicate recognition of success.  The 2 biggest are CRS and GRI (in that priority order).  See below...  Search Kauai/Big Islan...
06/28/2009
Those who follow my posts know that I like to analyze data for our Kauai and Maui markets.  I was thinking about properties that sell versus those that don't and decided to take a look at days on market for both.  Here on Kauai, average days-on-market for sold properties is 158 days (last 6 month...
06/27/2009
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The Kauai Board of Realtors and Kauai Housing Agency held a home fair in Lihue yesterday and today.  I attended today and saw there was a good turnout.  It consisisted of different agencies with lots of literature and some really good workshops.  I attended the one on Renting Your Own Property wh...
06/20/2009
Is this a great picture or what?  My son Brian took this with a disposable underwater camera when he was about 8 years old.  We were in the Cayman Islands at the time and went snorkeling at Sting Ray City.  It's not been cropped, this is actually the way he framed it!  What a fun experience as I ...
06/13/2009
I had a request from a fellow agent for a chart on Honolulu County home sales prices.  University of Hawaii Economic Resource Organization (UHERO) publishes all kinds of Hawaii data including housing prices.  I prepared the following chart based on that data and thought it would be of general int...
06/13/2009
I always find it fun to come across sand sculputures, be it of famous people, sandcastles, or whatever.  It's even more fun when you arrive on a secluded beach with no one around and you find a work of art such as below.  It was built in the middle of a stream so was already getting washed away b...
06/08/2009
May sales statistics are now available for both Maui and Kauai. Both markets have seen sharp declines in both median sales price and number of sales for the current year compared to the same period in 2008. As always, I caution that median sales price is heavily influenced by what price category ...
06/08/2009
Is there any doubt as to who is king of the mountain in this photo?  Of course it's the big guy with horns way up above who is keeping lookout for the herd. Fortunately our feral goats have no desire to tangle with humans which is good because they could otherwise ruin one's day. This is one of m...
06/04/2009
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Kauai has so many outdoor adventures that one can never do them all.  One of many favorites of mine is the hike from the rim of Waimea Canyon down to the river below.  It's the Kukui Trail, a 2,000 foot descent over a distance of 2 1/2 miles.  The hike down is relatively easy and the stream below...
06/04/2009
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