Real Estate

Nohea at Mauna Lani Building Lot Release-FOR SALE!

We just put into escrow lots 5, 7, 8, 12, 15, 16, and 17. We released 11 lots within our Nohea at Mauna Lani community-direct to buyers from the developer. Lot prices range from $500,000 to $750,000 with the remaining being lots 2, 3 and 4. Lots 2 and 3 can be combined to make an estate sized lot or be developed into 2 homes that compliment each other by the same or different owners. Because of the shape of lots 2 and 3, these lots are offered as a package so that the buyer may choose to combine the lots for one, pod-style home or reserve one lot, un-developed for privacy. Lot ownership includes use of the private, Mauna Lani Beach Club located at Makaiwa Bay and exclusive use of the Nohea at Mauna Lani Community Center. Nohea’s community center includes a fully equipped exercise pavilion, 2-BBQ pavilions and an Owner’s Hale with fully equipped kitchen for special get togethers. Nohea is located near the Auberge hotel and their Tennis and Fitness facility which owners can join for additional fees. Walk to the beach and ponds...

Market Update December 2021

December 2021 continued the positive trend in real estate sales on the Big Island. This paragraph states it best from our Coldwell Banker Market Report. "In closing out the year, homes are selling at an astonishing rate across the Big Island. Condos sold 38 days faster in December 2021 compared to December 2020, averaging just 18 days on market. Meanwhile, single-family homes sold in 42 days and at a median price of $536,000, a 12% increase compared to the year before. The median sales price for land also continues to rise, with a 52% increase from $31 ,500 in December 2020 to $48,000 in December 2021 ." See other facts and figures presented by watching the short video presentation or call me to discuss your particular community and it’s probable rising value.   Subscribe here to receive my blog posts and monthly Newsletter. Click here to search Big Island Real Estate Buyers there are still offerings available but you have to act fast when they become available. Call me to discuss a winning offer strategy! &n...

Market Update November 2021

It’s never been a better time to SELL your property along the Kohala Coast-Call me to LIST AND SELL!!!! When comparing the first 11 months of 2020 and 2021 one has to consider that 2020 was a lockdown year and 2021 has seen explosive market conditions. The most explosive statistics are the increase in average sales prices of CONDOS and VACANT LAND - see below! November 2020 was one of the first months where Hawaii lifted a majority of travel restrictions. A "better" comparison is probably to the 2019 real estate market but for simplicity sake, here are some “fun facts” comparing November of 2020 vs. 2021 for the entire Hawaii Island. Watch the full video for more interesting stats and review the complete report for other districts. Subscribe here to receive my blog posts and monthly Newsletter. Click here to search Big Island Real Estate Island of Hawaii Total Sales for first 11 months compared to 2020: • Single Family Homes- Down 23 units to 223 total closed sales. Market is supply restricted so no surpris...

Nohea at Mauna Lani Building Lot Release-FOR SALE!

Exciting News! We just released 11 lots within our Nohea at Mauna Lani community-direct to buyers from the developer. Lot prices range from $600,000 to $750,000. The lots we released are either west or north facing and most have filtered views of the Mauna Lani North Golf Course. Lot ownership includes use of the private, Mauna Lani Beach Club located at Makaiwa Bay and exclusive use of the Nohea at Mauna Lani Community Center. Nohea’s community center includes a fully equipped exercise pavilion, 2-BBQ pavilions and an Owner’s Hale with fully equipped kitchen for special get togethers. To view the lot offerings and download price and availability list and individual lot documents visit Nohea at Mauna Lani website . Nohea is located near the Auberge hotel and their Tennis and Fitness facility which owners can join for additional fees. Walk to the beach and ponds through the paved trail system nearby for an historic look into Hawaiian’s inhabitation of these lands in centuries past. Nohea is located near The Shops at Mauna Lan...

In Escrow-Villages at Mauna Lani 217

I CLOSED Villages at Mauna Lani 217 for one of my buyer clients. We were the first to view the day it became available and the first offer. What happened next was the sign of the times. 6 offers or more came rolling in and everyone’s “highest and best” was countered to all offerees plus a price nearly $125,000.00 over the stated list. My clients offered that price and more and we were able to secure it for a quick closing in a week or so from now. Buyers now understand the value The Villages at Mauna Lani offer which has not always been the case. 5 years ago or so, Ka Milo units were selling for a higher dollar per square foot (+15%) even though they have a shared amenity center with Kulalani and are not as well appointed and do not offer large floor plans like The Villages. I attributed this to the fact that most of the KaMIlo sales were new, developer inventory where buyers will always pay a premium to be the first occupants. Traditionally, KaMilo’s Mahina plan (2400 SF) roughly sold for what the Villages Maile (2800 sf) ...

Market Update October 2021

It’s never been a better time to SELL your property along the Kohala Coast-Call me to LIST AND SELL!!!! When comparing the first 10 months of 2020 and 2021 one has to consider that 2020 was a lockdown year and 2021 has seen explosive market conditions. A Better comparison is probably to the 2019 real estate market but for simplicity sake, here are some “fun facts” comparing October of 2020 vs. 2021 for the South Kohala District. Watch the full video for more interesting stats and review the complete report for other districts. District of South Kohala including the Waikoloa Beach Resort, Mauna Lani Resort and Mauna Kea Resort Unit Volume Sales of Single Family Homes has declined -41% to 20 total units and the median price is +17% to $799k Unit Volume of Condominiums has declined -9% to 29 total units and the median price is +71% to $1.2m. This is probably due to the mix of units sold/closed in October but it does show the rapid price of resort condominiums. -Unit Volume of Land/Lots is up +22% to 11 total sales ...

In Escrow-Villages at Mauna Lani 217

I just put into escrow Villages at Mauna Lani 217 for one of my buyer clients. We were the first to view the day it became available and the first offer. What happened next was the sign of the times. 6 offers or more came rolling in and everyone’s “highest and best” was countered to all offerees plus a price nearly $125,000.00 over the stated list. My clients offered that price and more and we were able to secure it for a quick closing in a week or so from now. Buyers now understand the value The Villages at Mauna Lani offer which has not always been the case. 5 years ago or so, Ka Milo units were selling for a higher dollar per square foot (+15%) even though they have a shared amenity center with Kulalani and are not as well appointed and do not offer large floor plans like The Villages. I attributed this to the fact that most of the KaMIlo sales were new, developer inventory where buyers will always pay a premium to be the first occupants. Traditionally, KaMilo’s Mahina plan (2400 SF) roughly sold for what the Villages Ma...

September Market Update with Video

 When comparing the first 9 months of 2020 and 2021 one has to consider that 2020 was a lockdown year and 2021 has seen explosive market conditions. A Better comparison is probably to the 2019 real estate market but for simplicity sake, here are some “fun facts” comparing September of 2020 vs. 2021 year to date. Watch the full video for more interesting stats! The market for Big Island condominiums continues to be strong with prices up island wide from a sales price average of $410,000.00 in September 2020 to $488,750 currently. Average Single Family home prices have escalated from $370k to $499,500 as inventory has lower priced inventory have been absorbed and possibly newer and more expensive homes have become the only options at higher prices. The number of land transactions also increased island wide, from 175 to 224 in September 2021. There were 107 condominium transactions in September 2021 vs. 29 in 2020 probably due to travel restrictions to the island. The volume of single family home sales escalate...

SOLD-Newer Sunset Ridge-3-Car Garage-End Of Cul-De-Sac

I just SOLD, after 30 days on the market, the largest, single Level plan in the newer section of Sunset Ridge. This home is located at the end of the cul-de-sac, and features heavy landscaping and rock walls. There is plenty of storage for cars and toys in the 3-car attached garage. Upgrades include Central air conditioning, completely insulated, and stainless steel, kitchen appliances. The home has never been rented by the current owner and has been rarely used in last 2-3 years. The left side and rear yard, behind the garage, offer plenty of room for expanding the landscape or for a pet area. The great-room plan allows for views to the landscaped back yard and 3 possible eating areas surrounding the kitchen including a breakfast bar and nook plus a dining room. Outdoor living and dining are easily accessible from the great room or the master bedroom. The guest bedrooms are large enough for queen and king sized beds and have wall closets for plenty of storage. The laundry room features a work sink, full sized washer and dryer plu...

Closed-Fairways at Mauna Lani #303

I just CLOSED escrow on a GOLF COURSE FRONT townhome in the Fairways at Mauna Lani. The new owner is enjoying this Incredible golf course views from the Lanai, Living and Dining Room of the 4th Fairway of the Mauna Lani North Course. This well cared for property features 2-bedrooms and 2.5 Bathrooms with an attached 1-car garage, outdoor kitchen with BBQ, Laundry room with full size equipment and newer living room furnishings. All ceilings are 9'+ adding to this spacious floor plan. The Master bedroom includes an office or sitting room with it's own lanai over looking the golf course. Added extras include granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, outdoor built in Viking BBQ, walk in closet and soaking tub. The Mauna Lani resort is a world-class, 3,200-acre oasis featuring 29 ocean front acres & two miles of secluded shoreline, 2 world class hotels, and the Shops at Mauna Lani. Owners enjoy a private, Beach Club at Makaiwa Bay for incredible snorkeling and beach activities. Additional amenities include two, 18-hole...