Real Estate

Affordable Condos in Honolulu

The Pensacola Chelsea, located near the intersection of Pensacola and Kinau Streets, is a budget-friendly condominium building with 46 one-bedroom, one-bath units listed for less than $315,000.

Affordable Rentals on the Beach in Oahu? It’s Possible.

Vibe: The Waterfront at Puuloa offers beachfront living in former military housing. Formerly known as the Iroquois Point Island Club, the community’s military roots are still evident: There’s a Navy Exchange gas station and mini mart, and a somewhat-reliable ferry that shuttles military residents (about 60 percent of the community’s population is military) to and from Ford Island and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. The community, with 1,450 homes and approximately 5,000 residents, comes off as a small, Sims-like town.

A Real Pet Peeve

Honolulu is not a particularly pet-friendly place for would-be renters, which is odd given the fact that, according to the Hawaii Humane Society, more than 60 percent of Oahu households have pets. For every 15 listings I’ve perused, there’s only one that allows pets, and it’s either cost prohibitive or comes with a myriad of restrictions (size limit, breed limit, outside-pets only). After seeing the SORRY, NO PETS tag line a few too many times, I started looking beyond the classifieds, and found a few helpful resources.

Welcome to Honolulu Real Estate

Walk up to any group of friends or coworkers chatting in Hawaii and there’s a good chance they’re talking about real estate. This is an incredibly beautiful, incredibly expensive place to

Family Friendly Renovation

List Price: $2.395 million

The Property: “I’ve become a lover of sunrises because of living here,” John McKinven says of the circa 1938 home where he and his wife, Lynn, and their children live, across the street from Lake Bluff’s sublime blufftop Sunrise Park.