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Real estate is the largest investment that many of us will ever make so it's critical that buyers and 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.
Kauai absorption rates are an interesting mix ranging from a strong buyer's market for some areas, a strong seller's market for some, and mixed in others.  The Lihue condo market is unbearably tight for those looking to purchase a condo.  I see this first hand with the buyers I'm working with who...
First and foremost I wish to thank those potential buyers who call and ask for my assistance in buying a Hawaii foreclosure property (an REO).  Many call after reading articles that continue to be published on the large volume of foreclosures and the deals to be had.  Unfortunately a bank foreclo...
The 2nd quarter of 2013 is already behind us and overall it's been a hot period for Kauai real estate sales.  Second quarter sales statistics are shown below for the entire island as well as our 5 regions.  Residential sales have passed the half million point as measured by median sales price.  T...
As most in-the-trenches real estate agents will tell you, Kauai inventory is down and it's getting harder and harder for buyers to find their dream home.  The corellary is that it continues to be a hot market for sellers.  There is already a significant difference in Kauai absorption rates from t...
Perhaps it's because we've been through some tough years that the Maui real estate market feels tighter than stats would indicate.  All Maui regions show absorption rates well above the 6-month mark that many consider to be a balanced market.  The West Side absorption rate is especially high and ...
It was a bit of a surprise to see that Kauai real estate absorption rates have increased since my end-of-year update.  In-the-trenches people I talk with complain about a lack of inventory and having moved from a Buyers Market to a Sellers Market.  However, all Kauai regions are now back above th...
Hawaii has been ranked the happiest state in America, according to the annual Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. This is the 4th year in a row for this ranking.  Of the six categories, life evaluation, emotional health, work environment, healthy behaviors, physical health, and basic access, Hawa...
Akolea at Kehalani Homes Located in Central Maui on the lower slopes of the West Maui Mountains     Kinohi Loop in Akolea at Kehalani See Akolea at Kehalani homes listings    Malihini Place          Maka Hou Place    Alepa Place          Kumulipo Place Leo'ole Way                Iliki Place See A...
Oceanfront condos at Maui's Central, South, & West Crossroads Ma'alaea is home to Ma'alaea Harbor, the Maui Aquarium, Maui shops & restaurants, and a band of oceanfront condos offering stunning ocean views. The short video clip above shows the 10 condominium projects as seen from Hauoli Street.  ...
Residential and condo sales data for Maui County is shown for the first 2 months of the year.  Median sales prices in February were unchanged for Maui residential sales but up substantially for condo sales.  I find that our month to month statistics can have large fluctuations so the next update ...

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