Real Estate

Three New Bills Take Aim at Historic Homes Property Tax Exemption

The Honolulu City Council has scheduled a first reading for three new bills related to the historic homes property-tax exemption.

Want the Best Location in Honolulu? Try 1350 Ala Moana

Located across from Ala Moana Beach Park and Ala Moana Center, 1350 sits on a prime parcel of Honolulu real estate.

Anatomy of Foreclosure Listings

Real estate listing lingo can be annoyingly difficult to decode. And foreclosure listings are often even more indecipherable. Here, a quick breakdown of some of the most common phrases you’ll come across.

This Week’s Open House Pick: 1350 Ala Moana

I'll be scoping out this two-bedroom, two-bath corner unit at 1350 Ala Moana this Sunday.

Diamond Head's Moroccan Manse

This Diamond Head offers killer ocean views and exotic design combined with island-style indoor-outdoor living.

Top-Performing Oahu Neighborhoods of 2010

Many Oahu neighborhoods saw increased median sales prices in 2010 for single-family homes and condominiums. Here are the areas that fared the best.

The 25 Most Expensive Oahu Condo Sales of 2010

Yesterday, I highlighted Oahu’s 25 most expensive single-family home re-sales of 2010. Today, we’re going to take a look at last year’s top condominium sales, which peaked at $4.75 million.

Oahu's Top 25 Single-Family Home Sales of 2010

Despite a down economy, decreased home values and fewer luxury-home sales, there were still plenty of high-end single-family home sales last year. Here, Oahu's 25 most expensive home sales of 2010.

The Trend: Home Pre-inspections

Gaining in popularity, the home pre-inspection can save sellers money and lead to faster, headache-free sales.

Downtown Honolulu Living at Keola Lai

Keola Lai in Honolulu has the downtown location and luxe amenities that urbanites seek, with resale prices starting in the high $400,000s.

2010 Honolulu Real Estate Recap

The Honolulu Board of Realtors just released the 2010 Annual Report for the Honolulu housing market, and things are looking sunny.

Negotiation Tricks of the Trade

When it comes to submitting a final offer on a property, research and due diligence are key. Here, we share a few trade secrets in the art of negotiation.

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