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As interest rates increase, many Buyers are feeling the pinch of potentially higher payments. At the same time, Sellers are waiting for Buyers to place offers and are feeling the pressure to adjust their list prices. As a Seller, consider buying down the interest rate for a prospective Buyer. Read More

“While sales of residential properties slowed, the median prices remained relatively steady in October, considering the records set earlier this year,” said Darryl Macha, president of the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®. “The inventory of homes and condominiums available for sale has been rising, providing more options for… Read More

Mahalo for your continued support.  East Oahu Realty wishes to extend a warm MAHALO to all of you volunteers who sported a lovely orange vest and helped us beautify our ‘aina at our recent Ka Iwi Coast “Adopt-a-Highway” cleanup event. We sincerely appreciate your support of this worthwhile community service… Read More

It’s not a surprise to people that Honolulu home prices are high. It’s a well-known fact that living in paradise comes at a cost. What does surprise some people, however, is the relatively low property tax rate. In fact, Hawaii property tax rates are the lowest in the country! Real… Read More

Last month, we featured an article about a young couple who worked hard and saved their money in order to purchase their first home. This month, we want to focus on a young family who left Hawaii, but who decided to return after living on the mainland. Jed and… Read More

Hawaii Is Expensive! Last month, we featured an article about a young family who was able to make their dream of owning a home in Hawaii a reality. This month, we will look at a young professional couple, Kirk and Meredith Darr, who decided that the price of paradise was… Read More

“Single-family home prices were at an all-time high and selling at a record pace this time last year, and this year’s numbers are not far off,” said Darryl Macha, president of the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®. “We continue to see a steady upward trend after a slow start to… Read More

Will Hawaii’s Economy Be Affected By The Recent Eruptions?   According to the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization (UHERO), we may see a slowdown in our economy due to the eruption of Kilauea Volcano and the subsequent closure of a major portion of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The partial… Read More