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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 …

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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 …

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Aiea Neighborhood Spotlight

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Fun Fact: Aiea is the only city in the world that is spelled using only vowels. Aiea is a town on the southern coast of Oahu Island. Situated on the eastern edge of Pearl Harbor, Aiea lies on the major highway from Honolulu to Wahiawa and Kapolei. In the mid-1900s, Aiea was the home to one of the largest sugar …

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How the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction Works

Nancy Katayama Homebuyers , Homesellers , Investors Leave a Comment

While we wait for details on President Trump’s new tax plan, the important thing to note is that there has been no change to the home mortgage interest deduction…yet and it is still available for your 2016 individual income tax filings. The mortgage interest deduction, in general, allows homeowners to deduct the amount of interest expense paid on secured loans …

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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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Kailua Neighborhood Spotlight

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Kailua of Windward Oahu has had settlement of Hawaiian families as far as 1,500 years ago and eventually became home to ali’i in the 1600s.  This gave birth to the legends of menehune working in Kawainui Marsh and other historical references to this part of Oahu.  When Kamehameha united the islands in 1795 the King granted the area around Kawainui …

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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 …

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4 Reasons To Use a Real Estate Agent in Hawaii

Bobby Kargula Buyers , Hawaii Real Estate Update , Homesellers , Sellers Leave a Comment

As you know, in the past ten to twenty years, we have seen significant technological advancements, specifically in computers and communications. The convergence of various technologies has made life more convenient which has changed the way many businesses operate. It should not come as a surprise that technology has facilitated the way we purchase and sell real estate. In this …