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Condo-Hotels: A Beginner’s Guide

Bobby Kargula Condo-Hotels , Investors , Real Estate Investments , Waikiki Leave a Comment

  Like many real estate investors, we want to invest our hard-earned money into a property which we can rent out in order to take advantage of appreciation and rental income.  However, if you are an offshore investor, you may wish to enjoy your property and occupy it from time-to-time. After all, it is your piece of paradise! Condo-hotels are …

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Chinatown

Andrew Leong Chinatown , Neighborhood Leave a Comment

The rich history of Chinatown has its roots in the area once known as the village of Kou, which consisted of mud flats and raised coral that allowed vegetation to thrive with various indigenous plants. At the end of the Nuuanu Stream, Mamala Bay provided Hawaiians with the perfect conditions to build a fishpond, which archaeologists date back to 890 …

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April 2018 Oahu Real Estate Market Update

Brandon Lau Buyers , Hawaii Real Estate Update , Homebuyers , Homesellers , Investors Leave a Comment

April 2018 Oahu Real Estate Market Update —The inventory of available single-family homes and condominiums on Oahu increased by double digits, according to resales figures released today by the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®. The analysis conducted by the Board using data collected from its computerized Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system show the following statistics: Single Family Resales Number of Sales Median …

Top 5 Reasons To Invest In Oahu Real Estate

The Top 5 Reasons To Invest In Oahu Real Estate

Brandon Lau Buyers , Investors , Real Estate Investments Leave a Comment

You may love the tropical weather, majestic views of the mountains and beaches, and Aloha Spirit, but still not be convinced that Hawaii is the right place to invest.  Well, if these weren’t reasons enough, here are 5 reasons that you may want to consider purchasing Oahu Real Estate in 2018. 1. The high rate of appreciation.  Currently, Oahu’s average annual …

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March 2018 Oahu Real Estate Market Update

Brandon Lau Buyers , Hawaii Real Estate Update , Homebuyers , Homesellers , Investors Leave a Comment

March 2018 Oahu Real Estate Market Update— The median price paid for condominiums reached a new high in March according to resales figures released today by the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®. The analysis conducted by the Board using data collected from its computerized Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system show the following statistics: Single Family Resales Number of Sales Median Sales Price …

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Is a 1031 Like-Kind Exchange Right for You?

Nancy Katayama Homebuyers , Investors , Sellers Leave a Comment

Like the Indy 500 is to racecar drivers, so too is the 1031 Exchange for real estate investors.  It’s all about precision, timing and it happens quickly. But at the same time, you can be a winner if you stay in it for the long haul.  If you own real estate held for investment, under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 1031, …

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Spring Cleaning In Hawaii

Bobby Kargula Home Care Leave a Comment

Spring has finally arrived and with the new season also comes the time to clean out our cluttered living areas. For many people, spring cleaning can be a difficult task which requires organizing and deciding what belongings you can be without. This article will provide you with a basic 5 step process which you may use as a reference in …

February 2018 Oahu Real Estate Market Update

February 2018 Oahu Real Estate Market Update

Brandon Lau Buyers , Uncategorized Leave a Comment

February 2018 Oahu Real Estate Market Update— Housing prices and sales for Oahu were mixed in February according to resales figures released today by the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®. The analysis conducted by the Board using data collected from its computerized Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system show the following statistics: Single-Family Home Resales Number of Sales Median Sales Price February …

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Oahu 2018 Residential Developments Update

Andrew Leong Buyers , Hawaii Real Estate Update , Homebuyers , Investors , New Developments Leave a Comment

As the Honolulu skyline continues to change with new development so does the landscape of West Oahu. Oahu neighborhoods are continuously changing as developers try to keep up with demand and its growing population. With so much development going on, it’s hard to keep up with all the inventory on the island. We’ve compiled a list of new projects which are …

January 2018 Oahu Real Estate Market Update

January 2018 Oahu Real Estate Market Update

Brandon Lau Buyers , Uncategorized Leave a Comment

OAHU HOUSING MARKET OFF TO A STRONG START IN 2018 Condominium Median Price Reaches New High HONOLULU (February 6, 2018) — Oahu’s housing market started off strong in 2018 with increases in both single-family home and condominium median prices in January according to resales figures released today by the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®. The analysis conducted by the Board using …