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I've currently got 94-1195 Hapapa St. in Waipahu on the market for a bargain at $564,500. This home was previously listed with another brokerage for $649,500! This is a deal priced to sell!Here's a little secret...you get so much more for your money if you're willing to drive just west of Honolul...
5231 Kuaiwi Pl (MLS # 1006735) is the first home to hit the market in Kahala Kua in over a year.Talk about low supply! The home was built in 2003 and featured in the April, 2004 issue of Hawaii Home and Remodeling in an article titled "Making Your Great Room Great." The views of the surfbreaks, t...
The sales volume on Oahu continued to gain steam outpacing 2009 again. Single family home sales were up 32.1% and condo sales were up 36.4%. Prices were also slightly up with 4.2% appreciation on homes and 3.3% appreciation for condos. While volume and prices were heading up, inventory was down 2...
Diamond Head Lookout within walking distance of Oahu property...I just saw a new listing pop up today in Diamond Head and the main photo in MLS was a picture of the coastline. The description of the photo said it was within "walking distance". Well, what do you define as walking distance? 
If "the economy helps housing," Honolulu's housing market may be in for a rebound.According to an article in today's paper, Honolulu is ranked 6th in the nation for metro areas. The report was composed by the Brookings Institution. Coupled with low inventory, it will be interesting to see what ha...
Good Things Come in ThreesDid you know that you can find fee simple, 2 bedroom condos for sale in Honolulu with parking for under $300,000?1. Plumeria Hale #1802 (MLS# 1002008) is located at 2630 Kapiolani Blvd. Recently reduced to $290,000, this one of the best centrally located buys in town. Mi...
We just closed on 898 Ailuna St. in Aina Haina for $780,000. Once we hit the market, my phone ran off the hook, and after back to back group showings, we had the place SOLD!Aina Haina in my opinion is one of East Oahu’s hottest neighborhoods. Nestled between the two luxury ridges of Waiaale Iki a...
I am proud to announce that Exclusive Physician Loans, the Nation's leading physician referral and relocation company, has selected myself as their exclusive network Realtor for the Islands of Hawaii. I will specialize in helping residents and fellows at The John A. Burns School of Medicine as we...
Over the past two weeks on Oahu, we’ve seen eight new REO single family listings come on the market. This is averaging more than one every other day! It’s actually even higher when you consider there were an additional three condo REO listings that came on market over the same period. Another uni...
I recently heard from a lender friend of mine that very soon Fannie Mae will be rolling out stricter guidelines for underwriting. Part of me says, "well about time" and another part of me is really thinking about how this will affect Buyers? Apparently, their current guidelines are debt to income...

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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.