LATEST OAHU HAWAII REAL ESTATE STATISTICS (FEB 2017 DATA) & ANALYSIS | BY DAMON RHYS
For your perusal here are the February 2017 Oahu Hawaii Real Estate housing statistics courtesy of the Honolulu Board of Realtors – Hawaii Housing Stats – Feb 2017. In Summary: Overall sales have decreased by -7.9% in February for Single Family Homes and increased by 11.7% for Condos compared to February last year. The overall combined trend is upward. Median prices have increased by 7.9% and 11.7% respectively for Single Family Homes and Condos compared to February last year. The overall trend is upward (the notable exception would be the Hawaii luxury homes areas).
GREAT VALUE HAWAII LUXURY REAL ESTATE MARCH 2017 BY DAMON RHYS
Welcome to the newest section of our monthly Hawaii Damon Newsletter / Blog – Great Value Hawaii Luxury Real Estate! Currently most of the Luxury Home neighborhoods in Oahu are experiencing Buyers’ Markets (defined as having more than 5 months of inventory currently on the market). In this section I will feature Hawaii Luxury Real Estate, both Homes & Condos which I think offer especially great value for potential Buyers. This month features 2 properties; one home in Koko Kai (next to Portlock) and one condo building in Kahala.
OAHU HAWAII LIFE EVENTS & FESTIVALS (It’s Spring Time!) March 2017 | BY DAMON RHYS
It's Spring Time! Come check out all the festivals and events in Oahu Hawaii. There is so much to do in Honolulu to keep you busy all month. Food, entertainment, music, arts and crafts - its all here in our beautiful city of Honolulu and Island of Oahu in Hawaii. Come check it out here!
Great Value Hawaii Luxury Real Estate – February 2017 – BY DAMON RHYS
Great Value Hawaii Luxury Real Estate! Most of the Luxury Home neighborhoods in Oahu are experiencing Buyers' Markets (defined as having more than 5 months of inventory currently on the market). In this section, I will feature Hawaii Luxury Real Estate, both Homes & Condos which I think offer especially great value for potential Buyers. This month features 2 properties; one home in Napali Haweo (Kamehame Ridge) and one condo building in Hawaii Kai on Koko Marina.
Is Trumponomics Inflation Coming?| How to Protect Your Wealth | Investing in Hawaii Real Estate | By Damon Rhys
Aloha! Inflation is finally back. I think foremost on many minds is how inflation along with Trumponomics will affect real estate in general and Hawaii Real Estate in particular in 2017…
LATEST OAHU REAL ESTATE STATS (DEC 2016 DATA) & ANALYSIS | BY DAMON RHYS
For your perusal here are the December 2016 housing statistics for Oahu Hawaii courtesy of the Honolulu Board of Realtors. In Summary: Overall sales have increased by an incredible 14.8% in December for single family homes and 23.8% for condos compared to December last year. The YTD (Year-To-Date) stats show overall sales gains of 6.5% and 8.4% for Single Family Homes and Condos respectively compared to last year. The trend is upward. For Median prices, The trend is upward (note the exception is Hawaii Luxury Homes where the trend is downward - please see my January Newsletter/Blog for more details).
HAWAII OVERSEAS INVESTORS BUYING GUIDE PART 4 BY THE NUMBERS BY DAMON RHYS
In this final Part IV segment we will simply have a good hard look at the numbers allowing the potential investor to compare buying Real Estate in Hawaii with perhaps other possible investments opportunities. In Part III we saw that from 2015 to 2016 the average monthly median price increase by 5% and 8.3% respectively for homes and condominiums. Here is a chart showing the median prices starting from 1987 (US$)
HAWAII OVERSEAS INVESTORS BUYING GUIDE PART 3 Types of Investment Properties BY DAMON RHYS
In Parts I and II of this 4 Part Hawaii Overseas Investment Guide I discussed the compelling benefits of investing in Hawaii Real Estate (Part I) and gave a snapshot overview of the current investor background. In this Part III I will discuss the different investment options investors can avail themselves of. Real Estate investment in Hawaii has four distinct forms of possibilities depending on one's ultimate goals and lifestyle. I will briefly review each one of them here:
HAWAII OVERSEAS INVESTORS BUYING GUIDE PART 2 CURRENT INVESTOR OVERVIEW BY DAMON RHYS
Hawaii Overseas Investors' Buying Guide - This is the second installment of a 4 part series introducing Hawaii Real Estate to overseas investors interested in venturing further from home. As one can see Hawaii is a major property investment hub by several Asian countries with the Japanese leading. However, Canada and Australia are standouts as well representing the English speaking countries.
Hawaii Overseas Investors’ Buying Guide – Part 1 – A Perspective Overview – By Damon Rhys
Hawaii Overseas Investors' Buying Guide - This is the first installment of a 4 part series introducing Hawaii Real Estate to overseas investors interested in venturing further from home. The Hawaiian Islands offer a plethora of investment opportunities for the investor. Along with the many known reasons why investing in Real Estate in general can be lucrative such as financial leverage, capital gains, rental income etc., there are many compelling reasons why, specifically, investing in Real Estate in Hawaii is exceptionally good.