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A little over a year ago, the Honolulu Board of Realtors started releasing their monthly stats in 2 parts. The first was the overall market reports and the second was the local market updates. The later wasn’t released until the 2nd half of the month, which is why my articles were hitting so late...
Following the momentum of February’s strong condo sales, March was another strong month. Sales were up an incredible 73.1% and the median sales price up 11.2% to $346,700. I actually had to do a double check when I saw that sales were up that much.Looking closer at the data, it appears the reason...
Today is the last day to register for the North Shore Auction this coming Monday, March 25th. Learn more here about this fabulous once in a lifetime offering on the North Shore of Oahu. Hurry - before it's too late!
October statistics provided to be another strong month for Sellers on Oahu. The median home price was up 7.9% to $625,000 and the median condo price was up 6.6%. What’s even more impressive is the sales volume with home sales up 26.5% and condo sales up 32.4% from last year!Halloween in Honolulu ...
Single family home sales were up 5.6%  and prices were up 7.4% as the median sales price is now $635,000 on Oahu. In addition, homes that sold got 98.4% of asking price, which is the highest we’ve seen in years.Well priced homes have been moving briskly as the median days on market to sale is now...
Over the past 30+ years, Kahala has been the spot for luxury real estate on Oahu. Much attention has been grabbed by the trophy oceanfront estate that have sold anywhere from $10-30 million. Although not many ocean sales have taken place over the last few years, sales have been moving briskly in ...
If you consider Honolulu a "big city" and want to get away from it all and live on a smaller (man made) island, Koko Isle in Hawaii Kai may be the spot. You can access Koko Isle by a small bridge and the "island" sits on the marina in Hawaii Kai.I have to say what is really cool about Koko Isle i...
Hoakalei is a new community built by Haseko in Ewa Beach. In this master-planned community, there were (and still are) lofty ambitions. There was originally going to be a man-made marina, similar to either Hawaii Kai or Ko Olina. However, last year, it was announced the water feature will now be ...
The Ilikai Hotel (also known as Ilikai Apartment Building in MLS) is a mixed use building in Waikiki that has commercial and residential condos. It was made famous in the original intro of Hawaii Five-O.Original Hawaii Five-O Intro featuring Jack Lord at the Ilikai in WaikikiWith a storied histor...
It's been a few years since Trump Tower Waikiki has been built. When the project first went to market during the height of the last boom, they sold "like hotcakes". Due to several timing of completion and the turn in the market, many buyers couldn't perform and lost their deposits...Today, the bu...


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Hawaii Real Estate through David Buck, a Realtor in Honolulu, Hawaii. Insights to real estate market trends, housing, economy, statistics, and where the Honolulu or greater Oahu real estate market is headed.