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I went to my regular haircut place on Kapahulu Avenue last week.  The owner and I always have things to talk about because we both live in Palolo Valley and we see each other regularly. The owner asked me if I knew a certain realtor.  I knew the name and had spoken with this person before, howeve...
11/02/2011
Have you seen these cones on Waialae Avenue lately?  This week the City and County of Honolulu is conducting a study to see how a bike lane would affect traffic. A long section of Waialae Avenue in the town-bound direction has three lanes.  Within this area, a lane is blocked off, leaving two la...
09/22/2011
  This home was built in 2003 and remodeled in 2011, nearly doubling the interior size.  It is now a three bedroom, two bath with 1,376 square feet interior and a 240 square foot lanai. Engineered wood floors, claw foot bathtub and shower in the master bedroom, walk in closet.  Split air conditio...
08/12/2011
I read an interesting article in Sunday's Parade magazine, which discussed myths for home buyers.  Thinking about Hawaii's real estate market, I thought about how these myths affect us.  Here they are: 1) "The perfect home is out there."  Some buyers want everything right and may overlook all the...
03/21/2011
Just looking at the calendar - tomorrow's date will be 1/1/11.  The date is palindrome.   A palindrome is a word, phrase, number or other sequence of units that can be read the same way in either direction. So enjoy the palindrome date tomorrow!  My wife and I were married on such a day, 8/8/8.  ...
01/10/2011
Is this Guy Crazy or What?   "Chet the Jet" is a well known triathlete in Honolulu.  I met him in 1997 when I had just gotten into triathlon and he had recently moved to Hawaii from the mainland. We started training regularly and became close friends.  Next thing you know, he talked me into doing...
12/08/2010
Can you feel it?  Investors are returning to Hawaii and buying properties in force.  In the last couple of weeks the phone calls have been coming in almost daily by investors looking for a place to park their money. Condotels such as Ala Moana are regaining their luster. What's Turning the Tide w...
12/03/2010
I found some interesting old pictures of places in Hawaii.  They include the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus, Oahu Country Club in Nuuanu and the sugar cane train in Waipahu.   There are many more pictures, it just takes time to edit them for a blog post.  If you'd like to see pictures of a ...
11/30/2010
Thanksgiving is next week and the next thing you know,  Christmas will be upon us. How has 2010 been for you?  For me, it's been pretty good, a welcome relief after meager home sales in late 2008 and early 2009. The letters from charities have been coming in the mail and piled up on my desk.  Ton...
11/18/2010
It's a discussion that comes up almost everyday.  People looking to buy in Hawaii want to stay in their home part of the year and when they're out of town they'd like to rent out to vacationers.  The allure is helping pay for their Hawaii investment property and earning a higher return from vacat...
11/08/2010
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