Honolulu, HI Real Estate News

By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  O‘ahu’s Housing Market Rebounds with Year-End Spike in Activity Record-low mortgage rates and low inventory drive heightened competition and modest increase in median sales prices for O‘ahu’s real estate market in 2020   HONOLULU – According to resales figures released this week by the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®, the O‘ahu real estate market ended 2020 with a spike in sales and new listings in December. Closed sales of single-family homes on O‘ahu were up 35.9%, and condo sales rose by 20.1% compared to the same period in 2019. New listings increased by 15.3% and 3.6% year-over- year for single-family homes and condos, respectively. Median sales prices for December 2020 were up 6.1% at $870,000 for single-family homes and 6.9% to $455,000 for condos.   Using data collected from its ...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Virtual Foster Care OrientationSaturday, January 9, 20219:00 am - 10:00 amHawaiian Humane Society’s foster care program helps hundreds of animals in need of temporary tender, loving care. Shelter animals may be too young, underweight, ill, injured, recovering from surgery or require more socialization before adoption. For more information, visit the Hawaiian Humane Societies Foster Care page. To become a foster volunteer, register for our next foster care orientation and learn more about the program and care requirements. Orientation is free to join and all basic supplies and medical care are provided if/when you are paired with a foster animal. REGISTER HERECall 356-2229 for assistance.   For Expert Real Estate Sales and Pet Friendly Property Management in Honolulu, HawaiiCONTACT HI Pr...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Latest rates, based on 20 percent down, $200,000 owner-occupant mortgages. The rates and terms may vary; check with lenders for details. Rates may have changed click here to verify  Lender Term/Type Interest Rate % Points % *APR Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union531-3711NMLS#377314 15-YR Fixed 2.250 0.625 2.480 30-YR Fixed 2.625 1.125 2.791 5-YR ARM 2.500 0.500 2.698 American Savings Bank, F.S.B593-1226NMLS#423168 15-YR Fixed 1.875 1.500 2.167 30-YR Fixed 2.375 2.000 2.575 5-YR ARM       Bank of Hawaii877-616-2636NMLS# 15-YR Fixed 2.250 0.125 2.268 30-YR Fixed 2.625 0.625 2.673 5-YR ARM 2.250 0.875 2.730 Central Pacific Bank544-0500NMLS#416603 15-YR Fixed 1.750 2.250 2.155 30-YR Fixed 2.375 1.750 2.559 5-YR ARM 2.750 0.000 3.120 Finance Factors, Ltd.548-3300NMLS#449916 15-YR Fixed 1.8...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
 Happy New Year 2021  Make HI Pro Realty your Property Manager in Honolulu Why choose HI Pro Realty as your property manager? No-hassle managementElectronic owner statements that can be accessed at any time in your personal Owner PortalEmergency maintenance servicesPeriodic property evaluation and planningMarket your properties to various websites and listing services in a uniquely tailored rental listing formatThorough background checks of all prospective tenantsProvide professional lease agreements and execute leasesPerform move-in and move-out inspectionsCollect deposits, rent and late feesArrange and manage maintenance, repairs and projectsHandle evictions and take legal action, if necessaryWe specialize in PET FREINDLY management services with a Pet Rental Addendum and we collect a...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
 Local Market Update - Downtown and Nu‘uanu Honolulu, November 2020   Single  Family Homes November Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change 2020 / 2019 Change New Listings 10 / 9  11% 110 / 146  -25% Closed Sales 8 / 11   -27% 73 / 82   -11% Median Sales Price $1.269M / $930,000  36%  $880,000 / $917,500  -4%   Percent of Original     List Price Received 95.7% / 94.1%  2%  96.0% / 96.2%  0% Median Days on Market Until Sale 43 / 21  105% 27 / 26  4%  Inventory of Homes for Sale 37 / 42  -12% ---   Condos November Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change 2020 / 2019 Change New Listings 49 / 51  -4% 508 / 681  -25% Closed Sales 38 / 33  15% 336 / 402  -16% Median Sales Price $594,500 / $600,000  -1% $558,500 / $584,000  -4% Percent of Original List Price Received 97.1% / 96.2%  1% 97.0% / 97.6%  -1% Median...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
 Local Market Update -Diamond Head & Kapahulu November 2020   Single Family Homes November Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change 2020 / 2019 Change New Listings 29 / 12  142% 291 / 338 -14% Closed Sales 17 /  17  0% 176 / 208  -15% Median Sales Price $950,000 / $1.17M  -19% $965,000 / $1.0575M  -9%     Percent of Original List Price Received 100.0% / 96.0%  4% 97.7% / 96.4%  1% Median Days on Market Until Sale 10 / 39  -74% 21 / 19  11% Inventory of Homes for Sale 108 / 105  3% --- Condos November Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change 2020 / 2019 Change New Listings 16 / 13  23% 114 / 124  -5% Closed Sales 9 / 4 125% 57 / 73 -14% Median Sales Price $542,000 / $517,000  5% $538,500 / $540,000  0% Percent of Original List Price Received 98.9% / 98.0%  1% 98.1% / 97.1%  1% Median Days on Market Until ...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
 Local Market Update - Makiki and Moili‘ili Honolulu, November 2020   Single  Family Homes  November Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change  2020 / 2019 Change         New Listings 15 / 14  7% 156 / 203  -23% Closed Sales 10 / 12  -17% 95 / 117  -19% Median Sales Price  $1.2075M / $1.2575M  -4%  $1.2M/ $1.16M  3% Percent of Original  List Price Received 100.5% / 97.7%  3% 97.7% / 96.7%  1% Median Days on Market Until Sale 15 / 18  -17% 22 / 26  -15% Inventory of Homes for Sale 61 / 65  -6% ---    Condos November Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change 2020 / 2019 Change New Listings 57 / 67  -8% 712 / 809  -12% Closed Sales 43 / 51  -18% 450 / 501  -10% Median Sales Price $365,000 / $379,000  -4% $375,000 / $370,000  1% Percent of Original List Price Received 98.3% / 97.8%  1% 96.8% / 97.3%  -1% Media...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update - Ala Moana and Kaka‘ako Honolulu - November 2020   Single   Family Homes November Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change           2020 / 2019 Change New Listings 2 / 1  100% 15 / 9  67%  Closed Sales 0 / 1  -100% 7 / 4  75% Median Sales Price 0 / $899,000  0% $880,000/ $997,500  -12%  Percent of Original List Price Received 0.0% / 100.0%  0% 95.2% / 94.7%  1% Median Days on Market Until Sale 0 / 9  0% 6  /  29  -79% Inventory of Homes for Sale 6 / 3  100% ---        Condos   November Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change 2020 / 2019 Change New Listings 58  /  75  -23% 712  / 824  -14%   Closed Sales 24 / 36  -33% 322 / 466  -31% Median Sales Price $715,000 / $582,500  23%    $669,000 / $660,000  1%    Percent of Original List Price Received 96.7% / 96.3%  0%    95.8% / 95.9% ...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
 Local Market Update - The Waikiki Neighborhood of Honolulu - November 2020  Single Family Homes November Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change 2020 / 2019 Change New Listings 0 / 1  -100% 3 / 4  0% Closed Sales 0 / 0  0% 1 / 0  0% Median Sales Price $0.0 / $0.0  0% $1.290M / $0.0  0% Percent of Original List Price Received 0.0% / 0.0% 95.6% / 0.0%  0% Median Days on Market Until Sale 0 / 0  0% 8 / 0  0% Inventory of Homes for Sale 1 / 3  -67% ---     Condos November Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change 2020 / 2019 Change New Listings 108 / 122  -11% 1464 / 1833  -20% Closed Sales 54 / 69  -22% 592 / 906  -35% Median Sales Price $392,500 / $408,000  -4% $390,000 / $398,944  -2% Percent of Original List Price Received 95.0% / 95.2%  -4% 95.2% / 96.6%  -1% Median Days on Market Until Sale 51 / 48  6...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Commuting to work in Downtown Honolulu has the capacity to drain the essence of life from the marrow of your bones as the time spent in traffic is essentially waisted, fallow and uretrievable. What's the point of living in paradise if hours out of every day are spent sitting in your vehicle on an asphalt highway going nowhere? Note: This post was originally posted in June of this year but do to technical difficulties at AR it disappeared off the blog roll. It's back yeah!   Reclaiming your precious time spent on the road by moving to a pet friendly Honolulu condominium Downtown could be a liberating solution. But no one wants to be faced with the heart wrenching decision of having to give up your pet(s) because of the challenge of finding suitable housing. There is a limited number of ...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
 DRIVE-BY VIEWING AND ONLINE EVENTS The 2020 Honolulu City Lights will be a drive-by viewing experience this year. Other activities will be shared online to complement the drive-by viewing. The Honolulu City Lights has successfully evolved and adapted over the years and this year is no different. However, there have been some changes and omissions to the bill of fare. Drive-by viewing display at Honolulu Hale - Wed, Dec. 9 - Sun, Dec. 27, 2020 The displays at Honolulu Hale, 530 South King Street, feature: Shaka Santa and Tutu Mele at Honolulu Hale The city’s 50-foot, fully-decorated, Christmas tree Honolulu Hale adorned with seasonal decorations Keep safe and enjoy the display in a drive-by fashion. Drive safely Obey traffic laws, controls, detours and personnel. Be attentive, patient a...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
https://wish.org/hawaii Share in the holiday spirit and life-changing power of a wish by taking a drive to see the best holiday lights on the island!  WHAT: Join us for Jingle Rock Ride, a new spin on our annual family-friendly holiday event, Jingle Rock Run! Share in the life-changing power of a wish by taking a drive to see the best holiday lights on Oahu! WHO: Fun for all! The entire family is invited to join in from the safety of your car. Even your pup! WHEN: Sunday, December 13, 2020 from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. WHERE: We’ll provide a map of different must-see neighborhoods on Oahu, and you'll be able to vote for your favorites. Plus, swing by the Make-A-Wish Hawaii stop at Ward Village for more festive fun! Supporting from afar? Please consider making a donation or helping a team r...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  O‘ahu’s Housing Market Holds Strong Despite Limited Inventory Overbidding and low inventory drive ultra-competitive market amid ongoing pandemic   HONOLULU – According to resales figures released this week by the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®, closed sales of single-family homes on O‘ahu increased 5.6% and remained relatively steady from last month, while condo sales decreased 6.2% compared to this same period the previous year. Year-to-date, single-family home sales are almost back on track with 2019 activity and were down just 0.7%. Meanwhile, the condo market is struggling to recover to pre-pandemic levels and remained down by a double-digit percentage of 15.8%. Using data collected from its computerized Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system, the Board reported the following statist...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
 Double the impact of your donationThanks to the incredible generosity of our friends at the John R. Halligan Charitable Fund, any gift you make by December 31 will be matched—dollar for dollar—up to $50,000! Help support the Hawaiian Humane Society!    Deck the PawsThis holiday season, help us spread cheer to the animals and deck the halls of The Hawaiian Humane Society! From December 7-13 you can sponsor a stocking or purchase a DIY Stocking Kit.    Shop for a CauseThe Hawaiian Humane Society has stocked our online store with new merchandise! Purchase your 2021 Pets in Paradise Calendar, PetWalk apparel, exclusive Crazy Shirts items and more! As the holidays are approaching, it’s also a great way to buy gifts while also giving back to the animals  CONTACT HI Pro Realty TODAY!For Exper...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Latest rates, based on 20 percent down, $200,000 owner-occupant mortgages. The rates and terms may vary; check with lenders for details. Rates may have changed click here to verify   Lender Term/Type Interest Rate % Points % *APR Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union 531-3711 NMLS#377314 15-YR Fixed 2.250 1.000 2.534 30-YR Fixed 2.625 1.375 2.811 5-YR ARM 2.500 0.500 2.698 American Savings Bank, F.S.B 593-1226 NMLS#423168 15-YR Fixed 2.000 1.500 2.294 30-YR Fixed 2.375 2.000 2.575 5-YR ARM       Bank of Hawaii 877-616-2636 NMLS# 15-YR Fixed 2.250 0.875 2.374 30-YR Fixed 2.750 0.250 2.769 5-YR ARM 2.250 1.125 2.749 Central Pacific Bank 544-0500 NMLS#416603 15-YR Fixed 2.000 1.500 2.302 30-YR Fixed 2.375 1.750 2.559 5-YR ARM 2.875 0.000 3.077 Finance Factors, Ltd. 548-3300 NMLS#449916 15-Y...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
 Local Market Update - Downtown and Nu‘uanu Honolulu, October 2020   Single  Family Homes October Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change 2020 / 2019 Change New Listings 17 / 12  42% 100 / 137  -27% Closed Sales 4 / 7   -43% 65 / 71   -8% Median Sales Price $1.315M / $1.08M  22%  $875,000 / $915,000  -4%   Percent of Original     List Price Received 95.5% / 98.6.9%  -3% 96.0% / 95.7%  0% Median Days on Market Until Sale 109 / 18  506% 26 / 26  0% Inventory of Homes for Sale 34 / 46  -26% ---   Condos October Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change 2020 / 2019 Change New Listings 57 / 50  14% 459 / 630  -27% Closed Sales 29 / 31  -6% 298 / 369  -19% Median Sales Price $440,000 / $569,000  -23% $5560000 / $580,000  -4% Percent of Original List Price Received 98.0% / 97.2%  1% 97.0% / 97.8%  -1% Median Da...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
 Local Market Update -Diamond Head & Kapahulu October 2020   Single Family Homes October Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change 2020 / 2019 Change New Listings 34 / 28  21% 262 / 326  -20% Closed Sales 25 /  21  19% 159 / 191  -17% Median Sales Price $999,999 / $1.03M  -3% $967,500 / $1.05M  -8%     Percent of Original List Price Received 97.9% / 97.5%  0% 97.3% / 95.1%  2% Median Days on Market Until Sale 17 / 15  13% 22 / 17  29% Inventory of Homes for Sale 101 / 120  -16% --- Condos October Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change 2020 / 2019 Change New Listings 15 / 15  0% 114 / 124  -8% Closed Sales 11 / 3  267% 57 / 73 -22% Median Sales Price $470,000/$375,000  25% $537,000/$540,000  -1% Percent of Original List Price Received 98.2% / 98.3%  0% 97.9% / 97.1%  1% Median Days on Market Until Sale 2...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
 Local Market Update - Makiki and Moili‘ili Honolulu, October 2020   Single  Family Homes  October Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change  2020 / 2019 Change         New Listings 14 / 25  -44% 141 / 189  -25% Closed Sales 8 / 12  -33% 85 / 105  -19% Median Sales Price  $981,500 / $1.3725M  -28%  $1.225M/ $1.155M  4% Percent of Original  List Price Received 94.3% / 94.4%  0% 97.2% / 95.0%  2% Median Days on Market Until Sale 58 / 35  66% 24 / 26  -8% Inventory of Homes for Sale 54 / 70  -23% ---    Condos October Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change 2020 / 2019 Change New Listings 77 / 72  7% 655 / 747  -12% Closed Sales 59 / 51  16% 407 / 450  -10% Median Sales Price $392,000 / $375,000  5% $380,000 / $370,000  3% Percent of Original List Price Received 97.1% / 98.8%  -2% 96.8% / 97.3%  -1% Median ...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update - Ala Moana and Kaka‘ako Honolulu - October 2020   Single   Family Homes October Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change           2020 / 2019 Change New Listings 1 / 2  -50% 13 / 8  63%  Closed Sales 0 / 1  -100% 7 / 3  133% Median Sales Price 0 / $1.225M   0% $880,000/ $1.05M  -16%  Percent of Original List Price Received 0.0% / 98.0%  0% 95.2% / 95.5%  0% Median Days on Market Until Sale 0 / 610  0% 6  /  39  -85% Inventory of Homes for Sale 5 / 3  67% ---        Condos   October Year to Date 2020 / 2019 Change 2020 / 2019 Change New Listings 48  /  64  -25% 654  / 749  -13%   Closed Sales 24 / 49  -51% 298 / 430  -31% Median Sales Price $680,000 / $725,000  -6%    $660,500 / $665,000  -1%    Percent of Original List Price Received 94.7% / 97.3%  -3%    95.7% / 95.8%  0...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Open Space Yoga is giving back some Aloha in this time of need with Free Yoga and guided Mediation online Wednesday, November 18, 2020Thursday, November 19, 2020Friday, November 20, 2020Saturday, November 21, 2020Sunday, November 22, 2020 Open Space Yoga Diamond Head StudioHonolulu, HIVirtual Event URL: https://yogaopenspace.com Price: Free Note: Virtual Event.Open Space Yoga is giving back some Aloha in this time of need. We are offering Free yoga and guided Mediation online.  Practice at home go to yogaopenspace.com and press play. Contact Infoosyhawaii@gmail.com(808) 216-6972More Infoyogaopenspace.com     For Expert Real Estate Sales & Pet Friendly Property Managementin Honolulu, Hawaii CONTACT HI Pro Realty TODAY!  
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