Honolulu

Nov. 7, 2019

Honolulu's Bill 7 Features and Incentives

Honolulu Hale Bill 7

Here are some of the features and incentives provided by Bill 7 

  • The building is not required to provide parking spaces according to a mandated ratio. This allows the developer to determine the optimum number of parking spaces that will yield the most apartments, given the demand in the ...
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Oct. 31, 2019

Happy Halloween from Harcourts and Old Captain America

Aloha! This is old Captain America here. I just got back from time traveling and I heard my buddy Wolverine studied some properties here in Hawaii a few years back and I figured I'd go back in time to look at some cool looking properties.

The "Old" Captain America ...

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Oct. 29, 2019

Honolulu Bill 7 FAQ's

Honolulu Bill 7 Properties

What size properties qualify for Bill 7 redevelopment?

Lots with area up to 20,000 square feet qualify for Bill 7.  The minimum front yard must be 10 feet, or the minimum required by the underlying zoning, whichever is less. The minimum side and rear yards must be 5 ...

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Oct. 24, 2019

September 2019 Oahu Market Report

David and Dianne share the September Oahu and Harcourts Auctions Stats

Oahu Single Family Home Stats

The median sales price for a single family home on Oahu was $777,000, which was a 4% drop from the previous year of $812,500. It's taking homes 29 days to sell ...

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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