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Just beyond Waikiki at the base of Diamond Head is  Honolulu's "Gold Coast". The Gold Coast is the last strip of buildings at the end of Kalakaua Ave. across from Kapiolani Park. Unlike the "hustle & bustle" of Waikiki, the Gold Coast is a little more quiet. The buildings consist of: A few hotels...
It was less than a week ago that  I posted about a development on the west side not going through. Well, the state just approved Kamehameha Schools 29 acre development proposal in Kakaako. Unlike the displacement of farmlands in the Ewa Beach scenario, this is a "re-development" of an area that h...
This past Friday, the State Land Use Commission voted against DR Horton's proposal to build 12,000 new homes on the Ewa Plain between Waipahu and Kapolei. The project, named Ho'opili would be the largest project since Mililani in central Oahu by Castle and Cooke, which just completed last year af...
I am very excited to have joined Hawaii Life Real Estate Services as their 1st agent on Oahu. They are the premier real estate website for Hawaii Real Estate. 86% of homebuyers now start their home search online. Check out www.hawaiilife.com or www.hawaiihomelistings.com to live your Hawaii Life!
Although this spring started off slow, the Diamond Head market is pickup up heat this summer! Not only have listings that were sitting for awhile selling, they are commanding several million dollars from buyers from the East Coast, Japan & Europe.  Here's some recent sales: May 27th, 2009 - 3003 ...
Last year, a law was passed that required all buildings 50 years or older to undergo a special procedure (ie. document & submit photos to the State Historic Preservation Division) for any work that was to be done to a structure or demolished.   This Act 228 caused a major backlog in the state and...
For those of you that don't know, Maunawili is the first neighborhood you come to after going over the Pali to Kailua. What's great about it, is you're minutes from the pristine white beaches of Kailua, yet also minutes away from Downtown Honolulu. Many doctors, attorneys & business professionals...
Almost every indicator for March showed the market much stronger than January & February.  Part of this could be seasonal, however on a % basis things were pretty good.  The number of single family home sales were up 45%  and condo sales were up 55%! Median home prices month over month were up 8%...
Hello everyone! Here's a new listing I got in Kaneohe.  These 1 bedroom units seldom become available.  I sold one last year for $290,000.  This one is $270,000!Rarely available 1 bed unit Puu Iki! This ground floor unit is turnkey & ready to move right in. Newer refrigerator, range hood & tiled ...
I've got a great listing w/ awesome views of Diamond Head ready to move in to.  Completely turn-key, this eco-friendly home is situated at the end of a culdesac.  There are top of the line kitchen features, such as: stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, custom cabinets, gas stove & wine...

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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.