Ko'olina Neighborhood Spotlight

Ko’Olina (“place of joy”) is located on the leeward coast of Oahu, approximately 17 miles northwest of Honolulu International Airport.   Long ago in the history of the islands, this area was a sacred place used for rest and relaxation by Hawaiian chiefs and royalty.  Kamehameha the Great and Queen Ka’ahumanu enjoyed the protected waters of the shoreline coves for …


Ho'opili Update 2017

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In September 2016, D.R. Horton Inc-Schuler Homes LLC (DRHI) broke ground on its long anticipated 12,000-home Ho’opili master-planned community in West Oahu. In 2006, the Texas-based developer acquired 1,600 acres of former sugarcane land from the James Campbell Estate. Ho’opili presents a vision for a transit-oriented community in the quickly urbanizing Ewa district of West Oahu. The plan calls for …

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Condo Market Trends on Oahu in 2017

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The overall market continues to improve as we move into the Summer of 2017. We are seeing a steadily growing number of sales and record-high prices along with a very low supply of inventory. In the first quarter of 2017, there was an increase of 12.5% for condominium sales and a higher median price of $398,000. What might be driving …

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Salt Lake Neighborhood Spotlight

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Also known as Aliamanu, the Salt Lake area of Honolulu is a community which was developed in the 1960’s in response to a real estate boom. Centrally located within Honolulu, the Salt Lake District is between the Pearlridge, Downtown and the Airport District. Historically, the Salt Lake area was known for its kilometer and a half, shallow lake which was …


Park Lane: Island Luxury At Its Finest

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From the moment that I first walked into the lobby of the ultra-luxurious Park Lane, I was blown away! There are few properties that leave me mesmerised. Park Lane is one such property! Park Lane is a low-rise, high-end luxury condominium with 217 units.    Far away from the congested streets of downtown Honolulu and Waikiki, Park Lane is ideally located …


Waikele and Waipio Gentry Neighborhood Spotlight

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Looking for a neighborhood with a great community, good schools, the best shopping you could ask for and a regional park that hosts almost any type of sporting or community event? Then living in Waipio Gentry or Waikele is where you want to be. Located in Central Oahu in the city of Waipahu, Waipio Gentry and Waikele were among the …


Koa Ridge Launches All New Website

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Koa Ridge has launched their new and improved website that is also mobile friendly, featuring an interactive master plan map and new renderings that illustrates living in Koa Ridge. From the new website, you can also sign up for the Web Advantage Program that will provide you with unlimited access to restricted areas of the website only available to members that …

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The Importance of Referrals

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A referral is quite simple: it can be as easy as telling a friend about your positive experience or possibly telling your real estate professional about a co-worker who is getting married and soon to be looking for a new home. A referral, simple…like a “shaka” (“hang loose” sign) – this informal and friendly greeting in the local culture can …

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How to Keep Resolutions

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A good friend of mine recently ran the Honolulu Marathon and started cramping about half way through this 26 mile run.  The pain became almost unbearable at mile 20.  Rather than calling it quits however, he adjusted his run and finished the race in under four hours.  That’s what I call resolve!  We can’t control the challenges that come our …

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Kakaako's Newest Affordable Project: The BLOCK 803

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If you’re thinking about home ownership, The BLOCK 803 Waimanu may be for you! With units under HCDA, Reserved Housing rules, starting in the $300,000s, don’t miss the opportunity to own in this new, boutique project. Currently offering 66 units for sale. January 28, 10:00am is when we begin accepting applications, first-come first-served! Completed Applications include the following: 1)    PRE-QUALIFICATION …