The Hawaii Team Real Estate Blog

Striking comparison in Kona Coast luxury home sales

Luxury single family home sales have exploded in 2021. Below are the statistics for sold single family homes above $2,000,000.00 from 1/1/1021 to 7/28/21 from Kona to Hawi.     # Lowest Highest Average Median Mode Listings 121 $2,000,000 $49,000,000 $6,681,594...

Big Island Activities/Restaurants – July

Big Island Brewhaus:   Craft beer has caught on in a big way all around the US. The Big Island is no exception with some of the best choices right here on our Hawaii Island. The Big Island Brewhouse will intrigue and delight the most discerning beer connoisseur...

The Shift Has Hit The Mainland, Part One

  Back in April and May, I did a two-part series entitled “The Winds Are Changing.” In that series, I forecasted the changes that were around the corner in the real estate market. If you’d like to re-read either of those stories, you can find them here: The Winds...

Market Data for the Kona Coast May 2021

      $2,000,000.00 plus along the Kona Coast, approximately 40 active listings as of June 3rd Sold Single Family Homes over $2,000,000.00 in the month of May: 26 homes sold Average Sale Price $5,217,885.00 Average 97 days on the market Average...

The Winds Are Changin “Part 2”

Last month, if you read our featured story of the month, we talked about how the real estate market is headed for a change. We talked a lot about what created this market frenzy in the first place and the factors that are likely to come into play to slow it down. If...

June 2021 Big Island Activities and Restaurants

Restaurants: Pueo’s Osteria: This month’s featured restaurant is Pueo’s Osteria in Waikoloa Village. Just a short drive up Waikoloa Rd. from Waikoloa Beach Resort you will find a family-owned Italian restaurant of the highest quality. The environment is warm, the...

Big Island Activities and Restaurants:

Restaurants: CanoeHouse and HaLani Restaurants: The restaurants at the Auberge Resort combine fresh ingredients, great recipes, and a dreamlike environment. This month we would like to feature the HaLani and CanoeHouse restaurants. Ocean breezes and swaying palms are...

Kona Coast Market Data: 1st Qtr 2021 vs. 2020

Kona Coast Market Data: 1st Qtr 2021 vs. 2020

With the onset of Covid 19 our world was turned upside down. The immediate response was that markets would crash and real estate prices would drop dramatically. Realtors were getting calls from buyers looking for a fire sale. Well, the statistics below will show you...

The Winds Are Changing

The Winds Are Changing

This is easily is the best real estate market in 15 years. Never has there been such a frenzy of real estate transactions like this in my career and there are so many reasons for it. First, over the last ten years, we watched the migration from the suburbs to the...

Saving Green with Green Upgrades

Saving Green with Green Upgrades

The demand for retrofitted green homes is only growing while the green home industry is busy developing new ways to save from every angle. Start Your Green Home Upgrade Here Before you can improve your home’s efficiency, you’re going to have to know where your home is...

National Homeownership Month | June 2019

National Homeownership Month | June 2019

In June we recognize National Homeownership Month to celebrate the families who make their dreams come true by owning their own home. We also reflect on the impact that owning a home has on household wealth and the broader economic health of the United States. There...

Welcome To The World of Non-QM Lending

Welcome To The World of Non-QM Lending

What is Non-QM Lending? It stands for non-qualified mortgage lending. Next obvious question is… what would be a non-qualified mortgage? It’s basically a type of loan that doesn’t meet all the criteria of a standard loan or guideline. Follow this bouncing ball: Most...

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