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Aloha, It's been an interesting week what with all the controversy around the possiblity of more timeshares in Princeville. (See my last two blogs for details.) I am seeing more and more short sales and Bank REO's coming onto the MLS which only makes me say all the more, now is a good time to buy...
Aloha, I'm always happy to report on the unexpected, especially when the news is good. Last blog I reported on a meeting held in Princeville where developer Jeff Stone said he was requesting a zoning change from R-4 to R-10 to put timeshare in on the Meadows and Greens area of Princeville. The me...
Aloha, There always seems to be one controversy or another going on regarding development on Kauai and the latest involves Princeville. Last night there was a "not well publicized" neighborhood meeting in Princeville with Jeff Stone as the speaker. You may know Stone as the individual who heads u...
Aloha, It's been interesting week weather wise and a productive one in terms of real estate. Starting with the weather: it's been pretty much a mixed bag this week, with some rain, some sun and cooler temperatures (or at least what we call "cooler temperatures!") Friday the State closed schools e...
All year long people have been talking about just how bad the real estate market has been. Now that the year is over, let's take a look at the end of year statistics and see how they compare to the years past. For the month of December, there were 39 sales, down from 56 last year December. For 2...
Aloha, It's continued to be a fairly wet and windy week with Saturday the only day with bright blue skies and no rain. It was good to see buyers out and about looking at property while I was out showing with my clients. These buyers know there are good bargains to be had if you only ask. Here is ...
Hau'oli Makahiki Hou! In other words, Happy New Year. We've been having a pretty wet winter so far, at least up here on the North Shore. It's fun to watch wave after wave of rain come in off the ocean. It's almost like it's prepackaged. You see it coming, then you hear it travel over the condo ro...

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