What’s going on in Oahu real estate right now? While 2019 was off to a sluggish start, single-family home sales rebounded by year’s end and brought total sales volume up for the year. Condo sales continued to lag with annual volume down. Though the overall number of sales decreased, new...

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Moving to Hawaii is a dream for many people from the U.S. mainland, but it’s no secret that it’s a pricey place to live. If you’re thinking about taking the plunge and buying a home in Hawaii or are lucky enough to already live here and looking for a...

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The December edition of Reality Check is now live. The new edition lets sellers know what they need to do to prepare their home for sale in early 2020, including taking advantage of an exciting new program called RealVitalize that can help make needed improvements. To view the Reality Check blog,...

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The November edition of Reality Check is now live. Check out the new blog to learn about some easy and inexpensive home improvements that sellers can make before you list their home to boost its value and make it more attractive to potential buyers. To view the Reality Check blog, click...
What’s going on in Oahu real estate right now? Sales volume for single-family homes and condos on Oahu was up in October and active listings in both segments increased. And, most neighborhoods have more inventory than a year ago, but overall prices remain comparable to the first 10 months of...
At the close of the third quarter, the market renewed with an influx of fresh inventory and prices holding steady. According to Kalama Kim, principal broker, the balanced market offers advantages for both buyers and sellers – low mortgage interest rates and abundant home options appeal to homeseekers, and...

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The October edition of Reality Check is now live. The new edition lets clients know how working with an experienced real estate agent for their home purchase or sale can make the entire process smoother and less stressful. To view the Reality Check blog, click here.  
Sales volume and prices in August held steady compared to the same period last year, but New Listings, Total Active Listings and Months of Inventory saw double digit increases across the board – reflecting return-to-normal inventory levels. Buyers now have many choices. So whether buying or selling, a seasoned...

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The August edition of Reality Check is now live. The new edition offers advice to first-time home buyers that can help make one of the biggest investments of their life a successful experience. Check it out for a few points to keep in mind throughout the process. To view the Reality...
Oahu’s inventory of homes reached a two-year high in June, and the market remains steady. Though pending sales are down 7.7% year-to-date through June, they’re up compared to a year ago, which saw a 20-plus percent decline. Normal summer demand and declining interest rates are giving a boost to...