Honolulu

Aug. 16, 2019

60 Years of Statehood in Hawaii: Admissions Day and Homes Built in 1959

Today we celebrate Admissions Day in Hawaii as the 50th State in the Union. As we embark on 60 years of statehood, I though it would be fun to reflect back on some of the homes and architecture built in 1959.

Hawaii State Capitol Building

Hawaii State Capitol Building

Most of the construction taking ...

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July 30, 2019

Client Testimonial - Leslie Goldman

Leslie Goldman stopped by our Harcourts office to share her experience in working with David Buck over the past 18 years and here is what she had to say:

She said David is the most patient Realtor. She gets very overwhelmed with paperwork and David sits down and patiently explains ...

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Posted in Honolulu, Testimonials
July 13, 2019

Sales Increase 2 Years After Marco Polo Fire

Tomorrow marks two years that have passed since the tragic Marco Polo fire. Last year I wrote an article about the real estate sales in the building a year after the fire. At that time, there were only 2 cash sales that took place. Fast forward to today and sales ...

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May 21, 2019

Client Testimonial - Raymon House

Rayon House recently sat down to share his experience in working with his Realtor Mark E. Buck to buy and sell his Uraku Tower condos near Ala Moana.

He moved here from Florida and said he had a great experience in working with Mark Buck with Harcourts Island Real Estate ...

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April 8, 2019

Client Testimonial - Nancy Lueck

Nancy Lueck recently sat down at the Harcourts office to share her experience in working with David and Mark Buck on the purchase of her Honolulu home.

Nancy met David through research on the internet. She was looking for someone with market knowledge in Honolulu and also someone that had ...

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Posted in Honolulu, Testimonials
March 19, 2019

Tennis Tuesdays: 3 Harcourts Listings with Tennis Courts

This Tuesday, we're featuring 3 of our office listings that have tennis courts. One of the advantage of purchasing real estate on Oahu with a tennis court is you may not have to wait long to play like the typical public courts or those at the local country clubs ...

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Posted in Honolulu, Kakaako, Tennis
March 18, 2019

Register to Bid: Marco Polo Auction this Week

Time is running out to bid for our Harcourts Auctions Marco Polo #2204 this week. Here's some reasons why to register to bid this week:

Marco Polo Pool in Honolulu

The pool at the Marco Polo in Honolulu

1. Banks Starting to Lend Again

Where could you find a better place to play "Marco ...

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March 17, 2019

Median Prices up Slightly in February

The median sales price for single family homes and condos on Oahu were up slightly in February.

February 2019 Real Estate Statistics on Oahu

Single Family Home Stats

Newtown Home for $789,000

This home in Newtown (MLS # 201905550) is listed for February's median price of $789,000

The median sales price for a single family home finished at $789,000 ...

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Feb. 27, 2019

Real Estate Terms in Pidgin English Translated by an Australian

We recently had some fun trying to test Ben Brady, our Regional Director of Harcourts Pacific on his skills translating pidgin english pertaining to real estate here in Hawaii. Ben was at the corporate office in California, while David was on the beach in Waikiki. Let's see how he ...

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Jan. 12, 2019

2019 PGA Sony Open and Golf Course Homes in Honolulu

Over the past 10 years, I've been writing articles about Waialae Golf Course fronting homes during the Sony Open. This year is somewhat unique in that there is only 1 listing for sale fronting Waialae Golf Course

4817 Kamoku Way on Waialae Golf Course

This home (MLS # 201830607) listed for $3,795,000 is the ...

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