oahu real estate: Ocean View Honolulu Real Estate in Waialae Nui Ridge $1,190,000 - 10/01/13 11:15 AM
Home Shoppe Hawaii's newest Honolulu real estate listing is on upper Waialae Nui Ridge, at 2072 Halekoa Drive, This is an upscale community of Honolulu ocean view homes and homeowners also have access to the Waialae Ridgeline Estates Association Recreation Center, which has a two pools, a playground, receration room, and other amenities with an amazing ocean view. Waialae Nui Ridge in the the Waialae Kahala area of Honolulu just up the hill from the Kahala Mall. Lots of shopping, great schools, fabulous restaurants, are nearby, and Hawaii Kai shopping is just a few miles away, also. 

This gorgeous Honolulu oceanview property … (4 comments)

oahu real estate: Oahu Real Estate Remodeling Show in Honolulu - 01/21/13 07:05 PM
If you are purchasing or already own Oahu real estate, chances are you may need to do some home improvements projects in the near future.  The Building Industry Association of Hawaii (BIA-Hawaii) Home Building & Remodeling Show 2013 might be a great place to look for ideas and inspiration for your Oahu real estate, as well as to locate some great contractors for your Oahu real estate project. The Oahu home improvement show will be held at the Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall in Honolulu. The show starts Friday, January 25 from 5-9pm and goes through Saturday (10am to 9pm) and Sunday, … (0 comments)

oahu real estate: Oahu Real Estate Strategies for Buyers of Oahu Homes in a Sellers' Market - 12/28/12 10:37 PM
It's official! Oahu real estate has fully recovered in 2012 and Oahu properties for sale are hotter than ever! It's a bit hard to be a Buyer in the Oahu real estate market, when inventory is so low. Sellers have all the leverage. All the great properties are going fast, with multiple, often over asking price, offers. What is a Buyer of Oahu real estate to do?
First and most importantly, you can make sure you are working with a great Oahu real estate agent or Oahu real estate broker. Your Oahu real estate professional should be experienced in handling Buyers, … (3 comments)

oahu real estate: Opportunity knocks! Rare Kaimuki LARGE lot with 2 homes. - 08/05/12 09:56 AM
HOME SHOPPE HAWAII has a great new listing! 2 houses+apartment in Kaimuki, on large lot. Collect investment income from 3 rentals or live in 1 and rent the other 2! Please call for more details .808-721-8088
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oahu real estate: CLOSED SALE: 1774J PALOLO AVE - SOLD $626,0000 (Over Asking w Multiple Offers) - 05/16/11 04:48 PM
The Honolulu market is HOT at this price point! Particularly when it come to anything that has the added bonus of rental income... I received multiple offers on the first day of showings and closed $27K above asking.
Lovely Diamond Head area single family home in Palolo Valley, with 3/1 upstairs & a 1/1 unique European-style living space down, for unlimited possibilities. ++ 2 bonus Rooms (artist studio, storage, or ??). Large lot and Ohana eligible property.
List Price: $599,000 Fee Simple  ---  Closed 5/6/2011
Interior Upstairs: 3 bedrooms, 1 bath. Remodeled, large spacious great room, new paint interior, new stove and … (1 comments)

oahu real estate: New Listing: Pearlridge Square #2901 - $169,900 - Aiea, Hawaii - 05/02/11 04:34 PM
FOR SALE: Upgraded studio in newer (1980) immaculately kept Pearlridge Square building. In Aiea, centrally located on the island of Oahu, within walking distance to Pearl Ridge Mall. On 29th floor, with great views of mountains and water. Unit has eating counter, Murphy bed and 360 sq ft of space. Great for investment or pied-a-terre. Full bath and plumbed for washer and dryer, though building does have common laundry, as well. Swimming pool, exercise room and sauna located in the building. One covered parking space. Resident manager, secured entry and parking. Photos to follow ....
Call me at 808-721-8088 for more … (0 comments)

oahu real estate: Closed Sale: Kawaihae Crescent East 532C, $419,000 FS - 05/02/11 04:26 PM

 
 
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oahu real estate: New Listing: Diamond Head Area, Hillside Home with Diamond Head Views and Rental Unit - 03/21/11 12:50 AM
Lovely Diamond Head area single family home in Palolo Valley, with 3/1 upstairs & a 1/1 unique European-style living space down, for unlimited possibilities. ++ 2 bonus Rooms (artist studio, storage, or ??). Large lot and Ohana eligible property.
OPEN WED, 3/23 9:30am-12:00noon
Interior Upstairs: 3 bedrooms, 1 bath. Remodeled, large spacious great room, new paint interior, new stove and dishwasher, laminate flooring (over oak, not sure of condition), stainless steel kitchen countertop, new light fixtures, ceiling fans. Currently rented with Bonus Rooms #1 for $2400 a month to 4 grad students, who would stay if possible.
Interior Downstairs:  Unique owner-occupied European … (3 comments)

oahu real estate: Honolulu and Oahu Real Estate on the Upswing in 2010! - 02/08/11 04:55 PM
Recently, the Honolulu Board of REALTORS published its annual report and compilation of all the past year's housing statistics. Fortunately, the news is GOOD!
The Honolulu Housing Report for 2010 showed that the market as a whole had improved, in terms of increases in the number of homes sold, and in both median and average prices, and decreases in average days on the market. The Honolulu Housing Report breaks down activity by community and uses graphics for a more detailed look at things.
While news is good, the positive 2010 report reflects things such as low interest rates and the tail end … (2 comments)

oahu real estate: Real Estate on Oahu - The Nuts and Bolts of Buying a Property on Oahu (Part Two) - 02/08/11 04:28 PM
More about Buying Homes on Oahu and Real Estate on Oahu, in general:
PART ONE: OAHU REAL ESTATE: THE BASICSPART TWO: THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF BUYING A PROPERTY ON OAHU
5. Oahu Real Estate for Sale is Organized into a Centralized MLS (Multiple Listing Service) - The public has access to ALL the Oahu properties in the MLS just by visting the Oahu MLS Public Website  www.hicentral.com. REALTORS that belong to the Honolulu Board of REALTORS have access to a more detailed version of the same database of real estate on Oahu. The Honolulu Board of REALTORS MLS also lists some real estate from … (0 comments)

oahu real estate: Oahu Real Estate - Diamond Head & Rainbows for Wordless Wednesday - 10/13/10 04:02 PM
Oahu Real Estate. Find your piece of Paradise on www.oahurealestatehawaii.com

@Copyright 2010, Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn. May not be reused without permission.
 
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oahu real estate: Oahu Real Estate - The Basics of Purchasing Oahu Real Estate - Part One - 09/23/10 03:47 AM
Oahu Real Estate ... A book could be written on Oahu Real Estate and Buying a Home on Oahu. I will try to condense some important information about Buying Real Estate on Oahu into a nutshell. Hopefully, your questions about Oahu real estate will be answered here, but if you have more in-depth questions about any aspect of Oahu Real Estate, please don't hesitate to call me at 808-721-8088 or see my website at www.OahuRealEstateHawaii.com.Not everyone is familiar with this island, so let's start with the basics:
1. Oahu is an Island - It's not a city and it's not a county. … (0 comments)

oahu real estate: Oahu Real Estate Market Is on Fire - FTHB Credit May Be Credited - 10/26/09 05:35 PM
Wow!! That first time homebuyer's (FTHB) credit has really started things on a roll with the Oahu real estate market. Full price, close to full price or multiple offers on just about all Oahu homes for sale under $650K. The market in the $650K to $800K price range doing well too! And the last few weeks, Oahu homes for sale going into escrow in record time. Only things in really bad condition or very overpriced are staying on the market. Most first time home buyers have gotten in, but still a few stragglers... Might now be too late to close by Nov. … (0 comments)

oahu real estate: Buying A Home In Hawaii - The Process - 09/23/09 04:09 PM
You've decided to buy a home in Hawaii and maybe this is your first home purchase, or at least first time buying a home on Oahu, so you are unfamiliar with the process. What can you expect? What steps will occur? If you work with me, the buying a home in Hawaii process will go something like this:
1. Contact Me: If you are thinking about buying a home in Hawaii, first contact me. We can talk by phone or email and then, follow up emails by phone and/or in person. Before we talk - (A) Think about the basics of what you … (0 comments)

oahu real estate: Buyers Agent's Survival Kit - 10 Things To Keep in Your Car At All Times - 09/23/09 12:49 PM
Of course it makes sense to be well-prepared to take your buyers out. You search for properties, make appointments, print out the MLS reports, gather other relevant information about schools, etc., and then, prepare the schedule for the day. But there are other things besides the listing information that can help make your day out with clients easier, more effective and more comfortable for them. Keeping a bag or box in the car with these items, including carring some of these with you into listings can often be helpful.  
1. Extra Slippers - House slippers that is, not flip flops. And I prefer the … (3 comments)

oahu real estate: Oahu Still in Pretty Good Shape: August 2009 Foreclosure Stats - 09/22/09 08:13 PM
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oahu real estate: Ewa Plain/ Pearl City/ Mililani, Hottest Condo Markets under $500K on Oahu - Under $500K Fee Simple, Sale to List Price Statistics - 09/15/09 06:24 PM
Wow, the condo market is picking up. As with single family homes, we are seeing more and more condos selling for at or above the asking price. This is to a lesser extent in some areas of Honolulu and Leeward, and more so in very desirable areas like Mililani. Expect to see more with the last minute rush to purchase and get in for the First Time Homebuyer's Tax Credit for 2009. Inventory is decreasing too. Take a look at the stats:
In the last 6 mo, this is how the Fee Simple Condo sales went for units listed at $500,000 and … (2 comments)

oahu real estate: Information About Flood Zones & Flood Insurance In Hawaii - 09/02/09 03:09 PM
FLOOD ZONES & NATURAL DISASTER INFORMATION IN HAWAII
When purchasing a home in Hawaii, it is important to know what Hawaii flood zone the home is in and the implications of the flood zone designation. What are the risks of flooding and how can you mitigate those risks? Is mandatory flood insurance required and where can you get mandatory flood insurance in Hawaii?

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oahu real estate: People Trying to Get in While They Can on Oahu - Home Buying on Oahu - 08/29/09 02:34 PM
Here are some recent statistics on Single Family Home Sales that may give some insight into what is going on in the East Oahu real estate market. Over the past 6 mo, we have seen many more properties getting into bidding wars and/or selling over the list price at the time of sale, especially in Kailua. Many first time homebuyers have finally decided that they want to get in the market and some, who may qualify, are eager to take advantage of the $8K First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit for 2009. Others see this as a very good time to trade … (2 comments)

oahu real estate: Don't Ever Hire That Home Inspector Again, the Listing Agent Said - 12/15/08 10:32 AM
This is a great post about the IMPORTANCE of a good home inspection, and I agree wholeheartedly! I always refer my clients to the home inspectors I think are the most thorough on the island. Like California, Hawaii does not require licensing.
I strongly recommend my clients use home inspectors that are LICENSED CONTRACTORS. I encourage my clients to be selective about their home inspector because having a good one can potentially save them tens of thousands of dollars or, in some cases, help them avoid making a costly mistake.
Thanks Elizabeth!


Is it possible to hire a home … (3 comments)

 

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