Home sales pace eases, buyers find some relief and opportunity

By | April 16, 2018|

Low inventory and rising prices continued into March, as reflected by the latest figures released by the Honolulu Board of Realtors this week. But the pace of sales has slowed

A Survival Guide for Spring

By | April 12, 2018|

Real estate agents are reporting increased showings at open houses, bidding wars, and multiple offers over asking price within days, sometimes even hours.  Basically, it’s a jungle out there. Before

Demand remains high, inventory tight, as Oahu prices push higher in February

By | March 16, 2018|

The median price of Oahu real estate increased for the 10th consecutive month in February — confirming homebuyers are not being deterred much by the recent mortgage interest rates uptick.

Oahu Condo Prices Hit Record High in January

By | February 15, 2018|

Only a month into 2018, Oahu’s hot housing market continues to show no sign of cooling down. Prices are up. The number of single-family home sales is up. Days-on-the-market is

2017 Oahu Housing Market Sets Several New Records

By | January 19, 2018|

The 2017 annual median prices of both condominiums and single-family homes hit all-time highs for the fifth consecutive year. Additionally, three all-time records were set in June 2017 when the

Double-Digit Increase in Sales Roll into Fourth Quarter

By | December 15, 2017|

With one month remaining in 2017, statistics reported thus far by the Honolulu Board of Realtors point to another record year of sales. Year-to-date prices, sales volume, days on the

Housing Market Robust as 2017 Stats to Date Indicate a Healthy Market

By | November 17, 2017|

As we kick off the fourth quarter, 2017 promises to be another banner year for Oahu real estate. Year-to-date stats reported by the Honolulu Board of Realtors report single-family home

As Lending Guidelines Ease, More Buyers Encouraged to Start Shopping

By | October 12, 2017|

A drop in new listings for September along with a five-percent decrease in days on the market before a seller opens escrow have compounded the short supply of inventory on

Buyer Optimism Up, Despite Rising Prices

By | September 15, 2017|

Condo sales are up 19.5% in August — an indicator that condos and townhouses remain an attractive alternative to single-family homes for homebuyers desiring a more affordable price point. While