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Aloha, I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and that Santa brought you everything you wanted. There was only one condo that went into escrow last week which means Santa had a light load when it comes to delivering Princeville real estate, especially since no condos closed escrow this past we...
Aloha, Merry Christmas to each and every one of you - or as we say on Island: Mele Kalikimaka. Try saying that fast 5 or 6 times! Mel Lee Caw Lee Key Maw Caw. Good luck with repeating that for all your mainland friends. We can practice Happy New Years next week. (Hau'ole Makahiki Hou- more on tha...
Aloha, Here we are beginning one of the most frantic weeks of the year as everyone scrambles to finish Christmas shopping, get their gifts wrapped and finalize all the holiday travel plans. For me, it's a magical time as I sit here looking out over the bluff to the ocean, with the albatross soari...
Aloha, Last week was great with wonderfully high waves at the beginning ending with what I refer to as the "bathtub" ocean which is how it has been the last few days. Always changing, I never know what to expect when I look out across the bluff to the water. Obviously I'm not a surfer as anyone w...
Aloha, The month of November 2009 posted record sales of 48 for the month well over the 29 properties that changed hands in Nov of 08. Year to date for Nov 09 shows 444 sales which is still below the 08 year to date of 548. Of the sales this past November, 23 were residential, 7 land, 2 commercia...
Aloha, We had huge surf the other day which delighted the tow in surfers and those of us like myself who love to just watch the surf roll in. It's quieted down a bit now but more is said to be on the way. On the real estate front, the Treasury Department recently set new guidelines for short sale...

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