Homes

New Affordable Condos In Honolulu: On Sale Now

New Affordable Condos In Honolulu: On Sale Now

I just found out about a brand-new condo building — Holomua — that is scheduled to open in early 2013. More than half of the condo units are being sold ...
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New Home Developments In Hawaii. Oahu

New Home Developments In Hawaii: Oahu

Looking for a brand-new condo, townhouse, or single family home in Hawaii? Here’s a roundup of all the current new-home construction on the island of Oahu. (In my next post, ...
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Affordable Housing On Waianae Coast

Affordable Housing On Waianae Coast

The Waianae Coast on leeward Oahu has a bad reputation, and it isn’t entirely undeserved. Waianae High School has the highest student dropout rate in the state. Drive through certain ...
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Oahu’s New Residential And Commercial Developments

Oahu’s New Residential And Commercial Developments

I just discovered this free special feature in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser called “Growing Hawaii,” which should interest those of you who are planning to move to Oahu or who already ...
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New Affordable Senior Housing On Oahu

New Affordable Senior Housing On Oahu

Updated Aug 2019 Last week, I wrote about why Hawaii is a good place to be a senior citizen, citing subsidized housing for seniors as one of the reasons. If ...
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Hawaii Real Estate Websites: My Top Picks

Hawaii Real Estate Websites: My Top Picks

(Note: If this article looks familiar, it’s because it was originally published in my newsletter. I have since changed the format of my newsletter and have moved all articles previously ...
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Hawaii Real Estate Terminology

Hawaii Real Estate Terminology

Because of its distinctive island geography and its method of dividing land dating back to ali’i rule, Hawaii has some unique real estate terms. Before you start looking for a ...
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Finding A Rental Home In Hawaii: 8 Tips For Success

Finding A Rental Home In Hawaii: 8 Tips For Success

(Note: If this article looks familiar, it’s because it was originally published in my newsletter. I have since changed the format of my newsletter and have moved all articles previously ...
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Fee Simple vs. Leasehold: Real Estate Ownership In Hawaii

Fee Simple vs. Leasehold: Real Estate Ownership In Hawaii

If you’re shopping around for a home in Hawaii, there are two real estate terms you’ll constantly encounter that you might never have heard of before: fee simple and leasehold ...
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Homebuyer Help From Hawaii State Government

Homebuyer Help From Hawaii State Government

Buying a home in Hawaii can be a challenge, due to the high cost of real estate. But there are two state government programs that can help make the purchase ...
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