Posts Tagged: big island

Today’s Real Estate Report: Hawaii

Today, in our ongoing series about local real estate markets, we’ll take a look at home and condo sales and trends in Hawaii: Hawaii News Now chronicles the big jump in commercial real estate deals and prices in the state in 2012: Economic recovery is under way in earnest in the Hawaii commercial real estate… Read more »

Big Island Condo Sales, Prices Up in June

Condominium sales and prices on the Big Island soared last month, but the number of single-family homes sold in June dropped 20 percent from the same month last year, according to statistics from Hawaii Information Service. There were 65 condo units sold on the Big Island in June, which was 27 percent more than the… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Richard Geddes, Big Island, Hawaii

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Big Island Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Richard has been a Pahoa area resident (in the Puna District) for over six years, and has been a Pahoa… Read more »

HI: Home Prices Fell in September on Kauai, Big Island

Sales of single-family homes rose on Hawaii island and Kauai in September compared with a year earlier, while prices continued to fall, the Hawaii Information Service reported today. Sales of condominium prices were unchanged on both islands, while prices fell, according to the report. The Kauai single-family market experienced the biggest gain, with the number… Read more »

HI: Slow Big Island Construction Delays Recovery

A “downbeat” construction industry on the Big Island will diminish gains in the tourism sector, leading Hawaii County on a slow recovery from the recent recession, according to economist Leroy Laney. Visitor arrivals for the island, which recently rebranded itself as Hawaii Island, have been increasing by double digits, with visitor spending keeping pace alongside,… Read more »

Who’s Buying Hawaii Real Estate?

Driving down Kahala Avenue it sometimes seems as if every other house along the beach is owned by someone, or some company, from Japan. But statistics show that only 5 percent of all the residential real estate sales on Oahu last year were to buyers from outside the 50 United States. That translates to 353… Read more »

Big Island’s Waimea is a Buyer’s Market

This month, I’m going to start something new in my monthly analysis of Waimea real estate sales. In addition to my ongoing monthly recap of real estate sales in Waimea, I’m going to take a look at where the current inventory of available homes for sale is in relationship to the number of sales last… Read more »