Kahala

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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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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Feb. 6, 2018

Tour of Kahala Home on Koloa Street

Monday afternoon David and I went to the Kahala area for a showing on Koloa Street. Going out there, I knew nothing about the area, very little about the real estate business in Hawaii and with no experience in the business. Luckily for everyone, I am only on scout as ...

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Posted in Kahala
Jan. 13, 2018

2018 PGA Sony Open and Homes on Waialae Golf Course

We've had some great weather this week thus far for the 2018 Sony Open here on Oahu. Last year, a course record was set by Justin Thomas as there was little to know winds. This year seems no different in that our local trade winds that came make playing ...

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Posted in Golf Course, Kahala, Luxury
Nov. 16, 2017

Oahu Condo Sales Jumped 14.3% in October

The median sales prices for a single family home and condo were relatively flat in October compared to last year (up just 1.3% for SFH and .4% for condos)

October, 2017 Real Estate Stats on Oahu

Condo Stats

View from Ala Wai Plaza #2405

View from Ala Wai Plaza condo (MLS # 201722630) listed near October's median price

The silver lining in ...

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Jan. 13, 2017

2017 PGA Sony Open: Waialae Golf Course Homes for Sale

The 2017 Sony Open is in full swing this week on Oahu. Some of the PGA's best are taking to the course and having some great early rounds with the light wind conditions. As every year the players come and go, so do the homes for sale fronting the ...

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Dec. 19, 2016

Median Condo Price on Oahu up 13.7% in November

November was another strong month for housing on Oahu. Both single family home and condo sales were up double digits for the month.

November 2016 Sales Stats on Oahu

Single Family Home Stats

Palolo Home for $750,000

This home in Palolo (MLS # 201628762) is listed for November's median price of $750,000

This was the 3rd time in 2016 ...

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Nov. 24, 2016

Oahu was Still a Seller's Market for Real Estate in October

The housing market remained strong for Sellers on Oahu in October as home prices were up and days on market down. This fuels the "perfect storm" for Sellers to take advantage of pricing and quicker sales times.

October 2016 Real Estate Infographic for Oahu Housing

Inforgraphic for Sales Stats in October, 2016

Single Family Home Stats

Ka Makana Home for $740,000

Hoakalei Ka ...

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Oct. 25, 2016

Transaction Volume Flat, While Sales Pace Fast in September

The numbers of sales on Oahu in September were relatively flat with no change since 2015 for single family homes and a slight increase of 6.7% for condos. Meanwhile, both homes and condos were selling fast with the median days on market just 16 days for homes and 20 ...

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Sept. 19, 2016

Oahu Condos Sales and Median Price up 12.4% in August

The condo market was hot in August with both the median sales price and number of sales up 12.4% since last year. 

Oahu Real Estate Sales Statistics for August, 2016

Infographic of Oahu home and condo sales for August, 2016

Condo Sales Stats

The median condo price finished up 12.4% at $398,000, which although ...

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