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Review and forecast – Hawaii real estate market May 2021

Hawaii Information Service Statistics-Kohala Coast Resort Market Click Here for full report March 2021 vs 2020 Consolidated Statistics Island of Hawaii: Unit Volume Listings Sales   Homes +20% +25% Condos +20% +100% Land +16% +45% Hawaii Information Service-Total Active Listings as of 5.10.21: Resort Homes Land Condominiums Mauna Kea 5 11 0 Mauna Lani 3 4 2 Waikoloa Beach Resort 3 1 10 Total 11 16 12 Corelogic Report Highlights Corelogic March 2021 Historic Data Comparison Home Price Insights - CoreLogic -Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased year over year by 11.3% in March 2021 compared with March 2020 and increased month over month by 2% in March 2021 compared with February 2021 (revisions with public records data are standard, and to ensure accuracy, CoreLogic incorporates the newly released public data to provide updated results). -The CoreLogic HPI Forecast indicates that home prices will increase...

Sold-Fairways at Mauna Lani 303

I just SOLD to the former owner of Halii Kai 24F, a 2-bedroom/2.5 Bathroom property at Fairways at Mauna Lani.  This floor plan features 2 bedroom suites upstairs with a spacious living area, dining room and kitchen downstairs.  Additionally, there is a full size laundry room and attached 1-car garage.  All buildings in The Fairways are 6-plex featuring 2 of each of the 3 different floorplans offered within the community.  This unit faces the 4th fairway of the Mauna Lani North Golf course and has incredible views and privacy.  The upstairs and downstairs lanai offer views and privacy plus an outdoor kitchen featuring a luxury BBQ within the outdoor kitchen. This on got away but find more on my website by searching here!

In Escrow-Fairways at Mauna Lani 303

I just put into escrow a 2-bedroom/2.5 Bathroom property at Fairways at Mauna Lani. This floor plan features 2 bedroom suites upstairs with a spacious living area, dining room and kitchen downstairs. Additionally, there is a full size laundry room and attached 1-car garage. All buildings in The Fairways are 6-plex featuring 2 of each of the 3 different floorpans offered within the community. This unit faces the 4th fairway of the Mauna Lani North Golf course and has incredible views and privacy. The upstairs and downstairs lanai offer views and privacy plus an outdoor kitchen featuring a luxury BBQ within the outdoor kitchen. This on got away but find more on my website by searching here!

Newsletter

I’ve started a monthly Newsletter filled with content and information contained in my weekly Blog posts. I’m a great consumer of information, especially regarding Hawaii Island events, activities and our state’s real estate happenings, and I regularly share this kind of information on my Blog. This Newsletter will contain monthly highlights as well as feature interesting and pertinent information regarding my family's active lifestyle so that those of you who may be considering a real estate purchase can obtain a glimpse into the incredible activities available on the Big Island. I will also guide you to some not so easy to find beaches and hikes that really make our island an adventure! Please subscribe to my blog where most of these stories are updated weekly. You can also visit the blog page on my website to preview the type of information you may receive in the future and read archived posts. I look forward to sharing my knowledge with you as well as the most current real estate news when it becomes available. ...

Merry Christmas — Mele Kalikimaka — from the Oliver’s to you and your family!

Wishing everyone the best of Season’s Greetings including a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and a great New Year celebration. Lissette and I are thankful, hopeful and prayerful especially this time of year for all of our friends, family and clients all over the world. We are thankful for the blessings of 2016 and know 2017 will be one of the best years ever for all of us! God Bless you all and many thanks for your friendship and support!

Winter has arrived on the Big Island!!

Snow fell on Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa over the last few nights signaling the whales are soon to arrive from their seasonal journey from Alaska. Big waves are heading this way this afternoon-another sign that winter has arrived on the Big Island!  Surf or ski?  All possible this time of year if you dare to travel to 14,000’ and avoid the exposed rocks and un groomed conditions.  Surfing conditions can be the same relative to exposed rocks, coral and un groomed conditions but that’s the fun of it-for sure!  Come join us for great weather and the best of all that the Big Island has to offer this winter and possibly stay a while to preview our many resort properties for a longer visit:)  Call me to discuss!!

Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel Announces Real Estate Sale

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Aug. 18, 2016) HAPUNA BEACH, HI – Mauna Kea Resort Services LLC, which is an affiliate of Prince Resorts Hawaii Inc., has closed the sale of the 8,000-square foot Hapuna Villa and 96 of the hotel’s 350 guest rooms at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel to an affiliate of Angelo Gordon & Co. and development partner West Point Investment Corporation. Proceeds from the sale will be used to fund renovations of the hotel’s public areas and remaining 254 guest rooms, enhance The Club at Mauna Kea amenities, and fund improvements to the golf club and fitness facilities at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel. Additionally, renovations and enhanced programming in food and beverage will deliver elevated offerings and unique experiences for hotel guests and the community. “This deal comes at an ideal time as Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel embarks on an exciting future,” said Mauna Kea Resort vice president of operations, Craig Anderson. “The new business model means continuation of good jobs for our team members and a beautiful...

Putty Clark-A Hui Ho’u

My friend and mentor, Putty Clark, passed yesterday 6.27.16. Putty was a person of character and integrity and a storehouse of local, real estate knowledge. Putty had an open door policy to all of his agents and brokers that made working within the organization both enjoyable and fulfilling for Lissette and I. Putty and I shared frequent conversations regarding sales statistics and market trends which I found insightful and many times determined the advice I often gave to my clients regarding buying and selling real estate. One of the main reasons Lissette and I joined Clark Realty was our initial meeting with Putty in his office in 2005 where he shared his philosophy regarding practicing real estate with integrity and following the real estate law-always. As some of you know, I’m also particular about understanding the applicable laws and ethics in my practice and we both agreed that joining Clark Realty was a perfect choice after the meeting. Putty was also passionate about giving back to the community and those in need. Our C...

2015 Clark Realty Top Producer Award

2015 was an award winning year in real estate sales production for myself and our team. I was named the Clark Realty Top Producer for 2015 as well as my Mauna Lani Office. Sales during the year included the sale of Big Island Country Club and many other transactions amounting to over $40m in net sale production. Mahalo to my many clients for their support in 2015 as well as my team including my wife Lissette and our assistant Stacy. Without your support our real estate practice would not prosper as it has and certainly would not be filled with the joy and happiness that your relationships have brought into our lives.

Big Island Country Club Welcomes New Ownership

For Immediate Release UNIVA Capital Group and Oak Capital Acquire Big Island Country Club Kailua-Kona, Hawaii - After five years of revitalizing one of Hawaii Island's premier golf courses, Moshe Silagi, President of Silagi Development and Management, has sold his interest in the Big Island Country Club to a joint venture of UNIVA Capital Group and OAK Capital, UNIVA Resort, LLC. Selling broker Rick Oliver, a real estate agent with Clark Realty Corporation on the Big Island, will continue in his role as General Manager of Big Island Country Club. Rick and the current members are pleased that the new owner will continue the long-planned development of the property into a family-oriented resort destination along with developing additional residential properties to bring to market. Planned improvements include building out the roadway and water infrastructure needed to support the new clubhouse and eventually the development and sale of beautiful “Up Country” home sites in Pu’uanahulu. Local golf pros have taken notice ...