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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 

The Kauai real estate market has been in sync with most of the nation as sales prices have been in decline since our market peaked in 2006.  There are now hints that we may be starting to stabilize which is what some are forecasting for 2010 barring unexpected events.  Our market is unique in tha...
12/21/2009
 [If picture does not show, hit your browser refresh button] The nicest decorations I've seen were just 3 blocks away from a friends home in Ewa Beach, Hawaii.  Truly awesome!  Happy Holidays everyone! Aloha, Search Kauai/Big Island | Search Maui | Email | About Me | Visit Website | Phone/Text (8...
12/20/2009
The December issue of Hawaii Business magazine has published a survey of Hawaii business leaders.  Over 2/3 of the respondents projected a full recovery to 2007 levels would not be realized until 2012 or later.  Some see tourisism rebounding in 2010 and since tourism is our #1 industry, this is c...
12/18/2009
It's not exactly a great time to be selling a condo on Kauai but the flip side of that is there are pleasant surprises waiting for qualified buyers.  Financing is available for most condo projects but there are a few where only cash will do, typically condo-tels with no kitchens.  How much have p...
12/15/2009
On Kauai, I'm accustomed to being able to park close and run in/run out of stores without being caught in the Christmas shopper frenzy.  Accordingly I hadn't thought much about this month's experience of parking in the #1 spot at my favorite (and only) mall.  Holding open houses is what brought i...
12/13/2009
  [If picture does not show, hit your browser refresh button] Nearly Inaccessible Kahakuloa Village on Maui's coastline.  Population ~ 100. Aloha! Search Kauai/Big Island | Search Maui | Email | About Me | Visit Website | Phone/Text (808) 651-4550 Engineering Hawaii Dreams Today--Helping Buyers F...
12/06/2009
Another update of our Kauai real estate inventory makes it clear that Kauai's real estate inventory is continuing to shrink from August 2008 highs.  This is a positive sign for stressed-out sellers.  What remains to be seen is whether predictions of a flood of REOs in 2010 comes to fruition.  Wit...
12/06/2009
Kauai and Muai year-to-date sales statistics through November 2009 compared to the same period in 2008 show that this continues to be an unprecedented opportunity for buyers. Selection is huge and prices are down substantially There remains a large amount of inventory to be cleared out before dow...
12/05/2009
Kauai home sales statistics have been released for the month of November 2009. The figures are island-wide comparisons of current sales versus year ago periods. Monthly values fluctuate widely and I've always preferred to use year-to-date data to average out the fluctuations. Nevertheless, it's h...
12/05/2009
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