Real Estate News

Jan. 16, 2021

Hoakalei Resort Planning New Surf Park in Ewa Beach, HI

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All Photos Courtesy of Haseko Development Inc

Ewa Beach, Hawaii region of West Oahu has undergone a massive residential and commercial transformation over the last decade, with Haseko Development Inc playing a sizable role in reshaping the sunny Ewa Plains into the suburbia we see today. Haseko's flagship development ...

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Nov. 5, 2020

Howard Hughes Plans 2 New Honolulu Condos at Ward Village Kakaako

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The Howard Hughes Corporation met with the board members of the Hawaii Community Development Authority on Wednesday to present a preview of the latest development plans in their highly acclaimed Ward Village master plan in Kaka'ako. The developer is proposing to construct the 8th and 9th towers of the ...

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June 29, 2020

Koa Ridge to start home sales July 2020

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The effects of COVID-19 on the Hawaii Real Estate market back in March pointed to a grim future as the virus started to sink its teeth in earlier this year. Oahu home sales dipped significantly, would-be sellers sat on the sidelines in fear of the exposing their homes to strangers ...

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May 23, 2020

Cost of living in Hawaii in 2020 | The Ultimate Guide to the Price of Paradise

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There are few places in the world that share quite the same brand recognition as Hawaii does except for maybe New York City, London, Paris, Los Angeles, and other iconic destinations made popular by historic culture or Hollywood. I think it's safe to argue that if "Name The Top ...

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April 2, 2020

Coronavirus Effects on the Oahu, Hawaii Real Estate Market in 2020

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As I write this, we are without question in the thick of the greatest public health threat to the modern world. A moment in time that will see 2020 go down in infamy and to what extent is still unknown. What feels like every hour of every day brings a ...

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Feb. 21, 2020

Koa Ridge Hints at First Home Site Location on Kamehameha Highway

The Koa Ridge Oahu 2020 Update

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The public has been on pins and needles waiting for the long awaited commencement of Koa Ridge home sales, and it's no secret that the project has been plagued with delays. I was cautiously optimistic about the "Late 2019" estimated sales launch date ...

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Oct. 17, 2019

Ililani Condo Project Breaks Ground in Kakaako

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The groundbreaking of Ililani condos comes on the heels of the project's Affordable Housing sales campaign, and marks the genesis of the Ililani's Market Priced unit release. The Affordable Housing sales campaign saw over 560 applicants vying for the opportunity to purchase one of the building's 165 ...

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Sept. 21, 2019

Honolulu VA Loan Limits: Are They Really Going Away in 2020?

The Impact of Bill HR 299 on VA Loan Limits & Funding Fees in Hawaii

It's no secret that Hawaii has one of the highest costs of living in the nation and for Oahu residents, this is due largely in part to the island's staggering home prices. A ...

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June 26, 2019

Honolulu Vacation Rental Bill: What will the ripple effect be for Kailua, North Shore, & Waikiki Communities?

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It's official folks. We may have just entered into a new era of Honolulu's long controversial vacation rental, or "TVU" climate. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell officially signed Bill 89 into law on Tuesday June 25, 2018, while simultaneously vetoing Bill 85. The two bills were initially advanced by ...

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Nov. 15, 2018

Sky Ala Moana Towers Receive Honolulu City Counsel Approval

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Sky Ala Moana, one of 8 new condominium projects being proposed for the Ala Moana neighborhood has received final approval from the Honolulu City Counsel. The approval provides a clear path for constructing the project on-site of the current Kenrock complex on Kapiolani Boulevard. Sky Ala Moana will ...

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