Honolulu County, HI Real Estate News

By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Makiki and Moili‘ili Honolulu, June 2021   Single Family Homes June Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021/ 2020 Change% New Listings 24 / 18  33% 111 / 88  26% Closed Sales 19 / 7  171% 89 / 46  93% Median Sales Price $1.41M / $1.27 11% $1.405M / $1.195M  18% Percent of Original List Price Received 100.7% / 100.0%  1% 99.2% / 96.5%  3% Median Days on Market Until Sale 9 / 13  -31% 14 / 27  -48% Inventory of Homes for Sale 49 / 66  -26% ---    Condos June Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021 / 2020 Change% New Listings 85 / 66  29% 436 / 359  21% Closed Sales 77 / 37  108% 341 / 216  58% Median Sales Price $385K / $375K  3% $385K / $382.5K  1% Percent of Original List Price Received 97.6% / 96.8%  1% 97.8% / 96.7%  1% Median Days on Market Until Sale 27 / 45  -40%...
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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 - June 2021   Single Family Homes June Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change 2021 / 2020 Change New Listings 2 / 1  100% 14 / 7  100% Closed Sales 0 / 0  0% 6 / 4  50% Median Sales Price $0.0 / $0.0  0% $976.5K / $927K 5% Percent of Original  List Price Received 0.0% / 0.0%  0% 100.9% / 93.9%  7% Median Days on  Market Until Sale 0 / 0  0% 10 / 15  -33% Inventory of  Homes for Sale 5 / 3  67% ---        Condos June Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change 2021 / 2020 Change New Listings 93  /  62  50% 451  /  402  12% Closed Sales 83 / 27  207% 330 / 184  79% Median Sales Price $556K / $480K 18% $587.5K / $660.5K -11% Percent of Original List Price Received 96.8% / 94.5%  2% 96.7% / 96.2%  1% Median Days on Market Until Sale 48 / 59  -19% 43 / 44...
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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 - June 2021  Single Family Homes June Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change 2021 / 2020 Change New Listings 0 / 0  0% 4 / 3  33% Closed Sales 1 / 0  0% 2 / 0  0% Median Sales Price $0.00 / $0.0  0% $1.0875M / $0.0  0% Percent of Original List Price Received 0.0% / 0.0% 96.9% / 0.0%  0% Median Days on Market 0 / 0  0% 189 / 0  0% Inventory of Homes For Sale 3 / 1  200% ---                     Condos June Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change 2021 / 2020 Change New Listings 174 / 126  38% 896 / 797  12% Closed Sales 126 / 38  232% 630 / 324  94% Median Sales Price $409K / $342.45K 19% $385K/ $375K 3% Percent of Original List Price Received 98.3% / 95.2%  3% 96.5% / 95.2%  1% Median Days on Market 28 / 75  -63% 41 / 47  -13% Inventory of Home...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
WAIKIKI AQURIUM IS OPEN! Waikiki Aquarium officially reopened to visitors July 1st and offers an excellent opportunity to educate oneself and 'Ohana on the importance of maintaining our priceless environment here in the Hawaiian Archipelago. As we witness the effects of modernity on our Eco-systems both here in the islands and globally it's important to learn that there are many things we can do right now to mitigate the negative effects of over-fishing, pollution and global warming. What better way to gain perspective than to enjoy the fun educational atmosphere and enlightening experience of a visit to the Waikiki Aquarium. Come celebrate World's Ocean Month at the Waikiki Aquarium and find out the importance of protecting our oceans from deprivation. HOURS of OPERATION:9:00 a.m. to 4...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Pet Food BankDonate to the Pet Food BankLocation: Hawaiian Humane Admissions CenterHours: Tuesdays and Fridays – 10 am to 1 pm   The Hawaiian Humane Society’s Pet Food Bank program provides temporary assistance to pet owners struggling to feed their animals and runs solely via generous donations from the community, pet stores and the Hawaii Food Bank. Pet food is distributed when donations are available and is not intended to be the sole means of care.   Hawaiian Humane cannot guarantee a 30-day supply and applicants may be limited to pickups 1x per month, dependent on availability. Please bring your own reusable bag to take pet food home to your pets.    Items currently available through Pet Food Bank include:     Dry and canned dog food    Dry and canned cat food   Donations of unope...
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By Theresa Harden, PB SFR e-Pro Realtor
(Hawaii Dream Realty LLC)
The June 2021 Oahu Hawaii Housing Inventory Snapshot represents aggregated values based on Honolulu MLS data as of June 30, 2021. Each inventory category includes a link providing the current Honolulu MLS listings for that particular category. The table does not provide the 30-day trends for the list price, sold price, days on market or available listings. If you are interested in a more detailed table with  trend percentages, click here to register to receive the monthly report via email. The 30-day trend for the average list price for all categories, except condominiums/townhomes, dropped with single family homes falling over 11 percent in the past 30 days. The average sold price for single family and luxury single family homes fell however, condominiums/townhomes  and luxury condomi...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Condos Sales Far Outpace Single-Family Home Activity in Bustling Housing Market Metro region surges in popularity, marking substantial increases in property sales for single- family homes, condos    HONOLULU – According to resales figures released this week by the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®,  closed sales of single-family homes rose 49.3%, and condo sales skyrocketed 134.0% compared to this time last year when real estate activity first began to pick up following the economic standstill brought on by the pandemic. The median sales price of a single-family home edged past last month’s record to reach $979,000, while the condo median sales price of $460,000 was just shy of the standing record of $461,500 from July 2019.   Using data collected from its computerized Multiple Listing Ser...
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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 verifyJune 30th posting Lender Term/Type Interest Rate % Points % *APR Acclaim Capital Mortgage383-5931NMLS#304090 15-YR Fixed 2.117 0.000 2.194 30-YR Fixed 2.790 0.000 2.833 5-YR ARM       Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union531-3711NMLS#377314 15-YR Fixed 2.125 1.250 2.444 30-YR Fixed 2.750 1.125 2.917 5-YR ARM 2.500 0.500 2.615 American Savings Bank, F.S.B593-1226NMLS#423168 15-YR Fixed 2.000 1.625 2.312 30-YR Fixed 2.750 1.500 2.916 5-YR ARM       Bank of Hawaii877-616-2636NMLS# 15-YR Fixed 2.250 0.375 2.303 30-YR Fixed 2.625 1.875 2.770 5-YR ARM 2.125 1.000 2.615 Central Pacific Bank544-0500NMLS#41...
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By Theresa Harden, PB SFR e-Pro Realtor
(Hawaii Dream Realty LLC)
Let freedom ring—and the fireworks bang!The 4th of July (also known as Independence Day) falls on a Sunday this year, which means it will be observed on Monday, July 5th—giving many a three-day holiday weekend!  Celebrations and fireworks are long-standing tradition for the 4th of July. Military communities will hold on-base firework shows for those with Department of Defense ID cards, along with their guests. The public may view these shows from afar. Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam is hosting a number of events starting on July 1. Among these events will be a fireworks show on July 4 at 8:30 p.m. Click here for more information. Kaneohe Bay is planning a 20-minute choreographed show alongside music beginning at 8:30 p.m. To learn more, click here. The show at Schofield Barracks will be...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Sheraton Starlight Series - At The Waikiki ShellE Lei Ho‘i, E Lili‘ulani Ē | Music For and By The Queen Lili‘uokalani July 02, 2021 - July 04, 2021 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm "It is my intention, and the intention of those I have had the privilege of working with on this project, to honor the memory of our beloved Queen Liliuokalani and reflect the emotions that she put into each composition to tell the story of a people – Her People – whom she loved dearly.-Moon Kauakahi  PROGRAM: Foumai /Overture on Themes From The Songbook of Her Majesty Queen Liliʻuokalani- Sarah Hicks, conductorMoon Kauakahi, Eric Lee & Hoʻokena /Ka Wai MapunaRaiatea Helm, Moon Kauakahi, Eric Lee & Hoʻokena /Ka Wai ApolaniMoon Kauakahi, Eric Lee & Hoʻokena and David Kauahikaua (piano) /PaoakalaniAaron Mahi, Moon Kauakahi, E...
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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, May 2021  Single Family Homes May Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change 2021 / 2020 Change New Listings 9 /  10  -10% 53 / 50  6% Closed Sales 13 / 5  160% 59 / 27  119% Median Sales Price $1.2M / $880K 36%  $1.115M / $880K 27%  Percent  Original  List Price Received 100.0% / 95.5%  5% 98.7% / 95.5%  3% Median Days on  Market Until Sale 51 / 21  143% 28 / 27  4% Inventory of Homes for Sale 20 / 30  -33% ---   Condos May Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change 2021 / 2020 Change New Listings 71 / 31  129% 320 / 211  52% Closed Sales 54 / 18  200% 228 / 140  63% Median Sales Price $425,000 / $657,000  -35% $575,000 / $575,000  0% Percent Original  List Price Received 99.0% / 94.9%  4% 98.7% / 96.6%  2% Median Days on  Market Until Sale 10 / 71  -86%...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Royal Hawaiian Band at Bishop Museum   Sunday, June 27, 2021 - 2:00 pm   Bishop Museum 1525 Bernice St Honolulu, HI   The FULL Royal Hawaiian Band has returned to Bishop Museum to provide guests with musical entertainment fit for an Ali'i! Founded in 1836 by King Kamehameha III, the Royal Hawaiian Band is the only band in the United States with a royal legacy and is currently an agency of the City and County of Honolulu.   Visitors coming for the performance will be provided FREE access to the museums campus, but must purchase admission to enter the gallery spaces, including the POW! WOW! exhibition.   Learn more about the Royal Hawaiian Band at RHB-Music.com. Sunday 2:00 - 2:45 p.m. HST Gallery Lawns       For Expert Real Estate Sales and Property Management in Honolulu, HI CONTACT ...
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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 May 2021   Single Family  Homes May Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change 2021 / 2020 Change New Listings 28 / 21  33% 134/ 111  21% Closed  Sales 23 / 17  35% 89 /  44  102% Median Sales Price $1.2M / $965K  24% $1.15M / $950K 21% Percent of Original  List Price Received 100.0% / 97.2%  24% 99.6% / 96.1% 4% Median Days on Market Until Sale 12 / 22  -45% 14 / 30  -53% Inventory of Homes for Sale 69 / 103  -33% --- Condos May Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change 2021 / 2020 Change New  Listings 10 / 8  25% 65 / 45  44% Closed  Sales 6 / 2  200% 54 / 20  170% Median  Sales Price $607,750 / $269,500 126% $582,500 / $574,000 1% Percent of Original  List Price Received   96.0% / 98.1%  -2% 98.2% / 99.0%  -1% Median Days on  Market Until Sale 72 / 43  67% 28...
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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, May 2021  Single  Family Homes May Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change 2021/ 2020 Change New Listings 13 / 10  30% 87 / 70  24% Closed Sales 19 / 5  280% 70 / 39  79% Median Sales Price  $1.35M / $1.275 6% $1.4M / $1.19M  18% Percent of Original  List Price Received 100.6% / 98.2%  2% 98.6% / 94.7%  4% Median Days on Market Until Sale 9 / 16  -44% 19 / 32  -41% Inventory of Homes for Sale 48/ 61  -21% ---    Condos May Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change 2021 / 2020 Change New Listings 71 / 41  73% 351 / 293  20% Closed Sales 52 / 23  126% 264 / 179  47% Median Sales Price $392,500 / $369,000  6% $385,000 / $385,000  0% Percent of Original List Price Received 97.5% / 96.7%  1% 97.9% / 96.6%  1% Median Days on Market Until Sale 17 / 32  -47% ...
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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 - May 2021   Single   Family Homes May Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change           2021 / 2020 Change New Listings 0 / 2  -100% 12 / 6  100% Closed Sales 2 / 0  0% 6 / 4  50% Median Sales Price $841K / $0.0  0% $976.5K / $927K 5% Percent of Original  List Price Received 101.4% / 0.0%  0% 100.9% / 93.9%  7% Median Days on Market Until Sale 48 / 0  0% 10 / 15  -33% Inventory of Homes for Sale 4 / 2  100% ---        Condos   May Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change 2021 / 2020 Change New Listings 64  /  59  8% 358  /  340  5% Closed Sales 64 / 18  256% 247/ 157  57% Median Sales Price $802.5K / $724.5K 11% $605K / $699.5K -14% Percent of Original  List Price Received 97.7% / 97.9%  0% 96.7% / 96.6%  0% Median Days on  Market Until Sale 34 / ...
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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 - May 2021  Single Family Homes May Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change 2021 / 2020 Change New Listings 3 / 1  200% 4 / 3  33% Closed Sales 1 / 0  0% 2 / 0  0% Median Sales Price $1.075M / $0.0  0% $1.0875M / $0.0  0% Percent of Original  List Price  Received 83.3% / 0.0% 96.9% / 0.0%  0% Median Days on Market Until Sale 373 / 0  0% 189 / 0  0% Inventory of Homes for Sale 3 / 3  0% ---                     Condos May Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change 2021 / 2020 Change New Listings 155 / 140  11% 722 / 671  8% Closed Sales 136 / 30  353% 504 / 286  76% Median Sales Price $350,500 / $333,000 5% $380,000 / $380,000 0% Percent of Original  List Price  Received 97.4% / 93.3%  4% 96.4% / 95.2%  1% Median Days on Market Until Sale 39 / 52  ...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
 Time is running out to submit your entry!!! 2022 Pets in Paradise Calendar Contest: Every pet is a star! You can help support the Humane Society's life-changing programs and services and highlight your pet by entering The Hawaiian Humane Society's 2022 Pets in Paradise Calendar™ Contest.  What to do: Submit your pet's photo for just $25 in 1 of 4 categories; Dog, Cat, Other Animal or Hawaiian Humane Alumni. Photo submissions and votes will be accepted June 1 through June 30, 2021.  Ask your friends and family to vote for him or her for a $1 per-vote donation.  For Pet Friendly Property Management in Honolulu, HawaiiCONTACT HI Pro Realty TODAY!  
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
 Are you prepared for the Central Pacific Hurricane Season? Have you updated your insurance to include flooding and not just hurricane insurance? Have you placed important documents in an accessibly safe place in the event of an unplanned evacuation? Are you recently disabled and dependent on others for mobility? Do you know where your pet friendly emergency shelters are located and do you have enough emergency supplies prepared for your pet such as extra medications, pet food, and water?  It's a bet that many take to forgo preparing for disaster but are you prepared to potentially loose your life and the life of your Ohana by not doing so? Make sure to update your disaster preprarations and review your plans in the event of an emergency with your loved ones. Be the Alpha and take charg...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Steep Competition, High Demand Drives Record-Setting Month for O‘ahu Real Estate  Median sales price for a single-family home reaches $978,000 in May    HONOLULU – According to resales figures released this week by the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®, closed sales of single-family homes climbed 63.3% and more than doubled for condos with 135.4% more sales compared to this time last year on O‘ahu. In stark contrast to the low activity of May 2020 amid pandemic uncertainties, May 2021 set new records with the median sales price of a single-family home rising to $978,000 – breaking the previous record of $950,000 set in March 2021 – and properties flying off the market at an unprecedented pace.   Using data collected from its computerized Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system, the Board rep...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Ho'omau Hawaii Market   *Saturday, June 12, 2021 10:00 am - 3:00 pm   *Sunday, June 13, 2021 10:00 am - 3:00 pm   International Market Place 2330 Kalakaua Avenue Honolulu, HI     International Market Place is hosting the launch of Ho'omau Hawaii Market, a pop-up market featuring Native Hawaiian-owned businesses, featuring local designers and artists such as Mahina Made, Jules + Gem, Kahua Aina, Hawaii’s Heritage Jewelers, and Lahaole Designs, Ho'omau Hawaii Market will be located on Level 3, Grand Lanai.     ADMISSION: Free   LOCATION: International Market Place Directions   WEBSITE: Hoomau Hawaii Market       For Expert Real Estate Sales and Pet Friendly Property Management in Honolulu, Hawaii CONTACT HI Pro Realty TODAY!          
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