Guidance and Support Are Key When Buying Your First Home

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In June, the number of first-time homebuyers accounted for 35% of the existing homes sold, a trend that’s been building steadily throughout the year. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “The share of first-time buyers increased in March through June—right into the heart of the pandemic period and the surge in unemployment—and is now trending higher than the …

Local Market Update Nov. 2019

Local Market Update for November 2019

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This local market update focuses on Kailua/Waimanalo for November 2019!   Softening prices combined with low-interest rates make NOW an excellent time to consider purchasing real estate. Below is a quick recap of the Kailua/Waimanalo real estate sales statistics from November 2019’s local market update Single Family Homes New listings in November were DOWN -6%% over last year # of closed …

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Oahu Real Estate Sales Statistics for October 2019

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The real estate market across the country continues to soften, and the same holds true for those of us lucky to call Hawaii home. The real estate sales statistics in this report may not be great news for homeowners considering selling!   On the flip side, softening prices combined with low-interest rates make NOW an excellent time to consider purchasing real …

Van’s Triple Crown of Surfing

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It’s that time of year again, swells are building, traffic is increasing, and next thing you know The Van’s Triple Crown of Surfing is on! The holding period for The Hawaiian Pro, is happening NOW until November 24th! Van’s World Cup of Surfing‘s holding period is from November 25th, 2019 to Dec. 7th, 2019 Billabong Pipe Master’s holding period is …

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Homes Under $1M in Kailua

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Who says you can’t get a good home under $1M in Kailua? The real estate market is softening, and the number of Kailua homes under $1M for sale is growing. Interest rates are below 4%, so NOW is a great time to consider buying real estate on Oahu! If you don’t find the perfect home, please let us know what …

47 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Sell Faster

47 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Sell Faster

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THROUGHOUT THE HOUSE Open the draperies, pull up the shades, and let in the sunlight. Create a positive mood. Turn on all lights, day or night, and install higher wattage light bulbs to show your home brightly. Remove clutter from each room to visually enlarge them. If you have a fireplace, highlight it in your decorating. Keep your home dusted …

Oahu Median Housing Prices Near Record High in February

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During February 2017, the number of single-family houses sold decreased by 7.9 percent, the lowest being 201 homes sold in February 2015, while condominium sales rose by 11.7 percent from February 2016. The median price paid for single-family houses increased by 7.9 percent to $755,000 from the same time period last year. The record median price of $760,000 was set …

Hawaii Real Estate in 2016 by the Numbers: 3 Major Islands Have a Hot Year

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Hawaii Real Estate in 2016 by the Numbers: 3 Major Islands Have a Hot Year   Single-family home and condo sales surged on three of Hawaii’s major Islands in 2016, according to statistics from the Honolulu Board of Realtors, the Kauai Board of Realtors and Hawaii Island Realtors. On Oahu, the median price for single-family homes in 2016 was $735,000, …