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Marketing of real estate has changed in many ways since I first started in Atlanta 34 years ago. I remember the first shoebox size cell phones that replaced the pagers. I remember the rate was $1.00 a minute and the rushed conversations after answering a pager notification. It beat finding a pay phone but it… Read More »

September 2020 Real Estate Update

Positive News For Sellers!! The Island of Hawaii real estate market continues to churn out sales in lessor numbers than 2019 but Median Sales Prices have not declined, Year over Year, for the first 8 months of 2020 despite the virus pandemic which is limiting travel to Hawaii. This is positive news for sellers! Sellers… Read More »

Manta Manta

You never know what you may see on an ocean swim. That’s particularly true for those that spend a lot of time in the water. Susan and I took off on our swim route that has become the chosen path on our Tuesday/Thursday “trail runs”. We call it a “trail run” as we never know… Read More »

In Escrow-Golf Villas at Mauna Lani O-4

I just put into escrow Golf Villas at Mauna Lani unit O-4. This is a townhome style, end unit with 2-story windows on multiple sides of the home that allow plenty of SW facing light to stream into both levels. This unit features an upstairs master suite with Lanai and BBQ area, all facing Hualalai… Read More »

SOLD-Kulalani at Mauna Lani 1902

68-1118 North Kaniku Dr Waimea, HI 96743 MLS# 635900 I just SOLD one of the best values in condominium ownership within the Mauna Lani Resort at Kulalani at Mauna Lani #1902 listed for $899k. This home is offered fully furnished/turnkey with a successful vacation rental history. The floor plan offers over 2000 square feet of… Read More »

August 2020 Market Update

The Island of Hawaii real estate market continues to churn out sales and listings overall.  Call me for a more in-depth of analysis of your particular property. Summary Report: Island Wide The month of July, 2020 and first 7 months of 2020, year to date figures were generally positive for home and condo values. Condominium… Read More »

Clark Realty-Locations sells to Coldwell Banker Island Properties

The real estate world on the Big Island continues to consolidate and my firm Clark Realty is in the middle of the shuffle as well as us agents associated with the firm. Locations, who bought the firm from the founding family of Putty Clark a year or so ago was re-sold to Coldwell Banker Island… Read More »

KaMilo at Mauna Lani 214 In Escrow!

I just put into escrow this beautifully furnished four-bedroom, “Honua B/Plan 6” floor plan in Ka Milo at Mauna Lani. This is one of only six built of this 4 bedroom plan at KaMilo. Quality features include dual master suites with the additional master bedroom suite upstairs. Enjoy it’s proximity to the best recreation center… Read More »

Hawaii County Property Tax Increase

The Hawaii County Council recently passed a new budget targeting “luxury real estate” valued at $2 million+. Most of these properties are located along the west side of the island near Kona and within the Kohala Coast Resorts. The County approved a budget and tax scheme raising taxes on secondary homes on the additional value,… Read More »

July 2020 Newsletter Post

Aloha Friends and Clients! The weather is exceptional, remaining in the mid-’80s, low humidity, and not rising into the ’90s like years past at the start of summer. Noe, Susan, and I continue our morning swims, including one from Paniau at the end of Puako Road to Makaiwa Bay, where the Mauna Lani Beach Club… Read More »

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