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Last week Thursday, I had the opportunity to get a tour with the Urban Land Institute's Young Leader group with Mitch D'Olier, the President and CEO of Kaneohe Ranch.  We started at the Farmer's Market, which is relatively new to Kailua and takes place every Thursday from 5-7:30 PM.  It is hosted...
As a follow up to my previous blog posts, this Canadian buyer movement keeps on rolling... I was quoted again in the Star Bulletin last week.  Believe it or not, some are saying the "new Japanese" J I don't think their purchasing power will be anywhere like the Japanese of the late 1980's or earl...
As a follow up to my last posting, there is still evidence of more Canadians interested in Hawaii.  In the Star Bulletin the other day it said that Canadian visitors continued to boost our tourism growing by 27.7% from a year ago! That also helped boost visitor spending to its largest increase in...
I just had a conversation the other day with a friend of mine asking "what do you think is going to happen to prices here on Oahu?" He said that a from all sources he's been hearing from "if Hawaii hasn't been effected yet, it will be" and that prices are "going to go down".  Now, we all wish we ...
I was fortunate enough to be featured yesterday in 2 articles in the business section of the Star Bulletin titled: "Distressed isle properties offer value" and "High home prices help offset rising foreclosure rate" Both articles featured success stories where I was able to find my clients great h...
I had the opportunity to get a tour of Capitol Place yesterday.  I see their motto of "Upscale, Uptown, Unequaled" coming to fruition very soon.  They are anticipating completion in April.  When complete, it will be 39 stories with 12 units on each floor, consisting of a nice mix of 1,2 and 3 bed...
This past Friday, the 18th marked a historic landmark for leasehold ownership in Hawaii.  The landowner (lessor), Kaneohe Ranch prevailed in a suit between themselves and the individual owners (lessees) of the Kailuan in Kailua.  Over a dozen owners will be forced to surrender their homes by Febr...
I finally had the chance yesterday to get down and see the Ossipoff exhibition at the Honolulu Academy of Arts.  For those of you that don't know, Vladimir Ossipoff was the most renowned architect in Hawaii in the 20th Century.  He was born in Russia, raised in Japan and schooled at UC, Berkley. ...
First of all, I would like to say Happy New Year! I am really excited about 2008.  Every RE/MAX Realtor will be "Reaching for the Sky", some literally and some figuratively.  Dave Liniger, the founder of RE/MAX predicts this year will be real similar to 2007 on the national level.  However, local...

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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.