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Oahu Condos

The Central Ala Moana

If you are looking for a spacious, affordable, centrally-located new development condo in Honolulu with great amenities and efficient high-tech appliances, The Central Ala Moana will be a great option for you. The Central Ala Moana is a new condo project in Honolulu, to be developed by SamKoo Hawaii who is currently developing Kapiolani Residence (expected completion in 2018). Just like Kapiolani Residence, The Central Ala Moana will dedicate 60% …Read More

How To Get Top Dollar at Kuilima Estates in Turtle Bay

Hawaii Living Moves the Market at Kuilima Estates in Turtle Bay. Kuilima Estates at Turtle Bay on the North Shore of Oahu, a very popular choice for resort living since the 1970s, is still highly desired property for investors and part-time residents alike. Just recently, Hawaii Living set a record high for the sale of a one-bedroom townhome at Kuilima. Unit 102 at Kuilima East sold at the full list …Read More

How I Redecorated My Client’s Condo To Get Top Dollar

I represented the Sellers of a 2 bedroom condo in Honolulu, which sold for $1,470,000 today – April 10th, 2018. The condo had previously been listed for sale with two other real estate agencies – most recently listed at $1,300,000 –  before it was taken off the market October 2016. When I saw the unit for the first time – summer 2017 – it appeared in a good condition, but …Read More

History of Honolulu’s Condo Neighborhoods

The history of Honolulu’s condo neighborhoods is much more than the tale of paving and steel beams. There are rich stories behind each, that tell Hawaii’s story as well as the rich lives of the peoples who made their home there as well as the life of the land itself, as you’ll see. We trace the sometimes astonishing evolution of the 4 preeminent condo neighborhoods in Honolulu today – Kakaako, …Read More

New Listing: Colony Beach #4 (Diamond Head)

Colony Beach #4 was just listed by Marcel Chan for $3,500,000. Address: 2893 Kalakaua Ave. The Colony Beach is arguably the most exclusive condo building on Diamond Head’s Gold Coast and one of the most unique condos in Honolulu. This highly coveted property has just 8 apartments total – 1 per floor with a private keyed elevator opening up to your own foyer. Colony Beach #4 is a large 2BR …Read More

Great Honolulu Condos Under $1,000,000

It is becoming increasingly difficult to purchase a high-end condo in Honolulu under $1,000,000 – depending on how one defines high-end, obviously! We decided to take a closer look at 5 popular condo neighborhoods – Kakaako, Waikiki, Diamond Head’s Gold Coast, Hawaii Kai and Downtown – and select the best condo from each of these neighborhood where you sometimes – or often, in some cases – can purchase a great …Read More

Waikiki Condo Remodel Journal – Ilikai #327

Waikiki Condo Remodel Journal – Ilikai #327 Of all condos in Waikiki, the Ilikai is one of my favorite. It is also one of only two dozen condotels that allows short-term vacation renting. The Ilikai is special because of its direct beach access, impressive ocean views, and luxurious resort feel. My goal is to complete this Ilikai #327 remodel project in four weeks and be rent-ready by mid-February. You can …Read More

Where to Buy Short-term Vacation Rental Condos on Oahu

Among all condos on Oahu, the condos that allow for short-term vacation rentals – often referred to as condo hotels – are very popular. For an out-of-state or overseas owner, a condo hotel allows the owner to utilize while vacationing in Hawaii and otherwise rent out to other vacationers to maximize revenue. Oahu has three resort neighborhoods – Ko Olina, Turtle Bay and Waikiki – and some of the condos in …Read More

New Listing: Canterbury Pl #19B

Welcome and Aloha to Canterbury Pl #19B! This is a choice high-floor 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo in a classy boutique style luxury condo. Enjoy fabulous ocean and Diamond Head views from every room in the apartment. Entertain in style on your generous size lanai. The condo is in pristine turn-key condition. Very private, there are only for units on this floor. The Canterbury Pl features 24h security, a secured lobby and …Read More

Ko Olina’s 6 Unique Living Options

Real estate in Ko Olina tends to have a very short lifespan, snapped up like a limited supply Black Friday special. A reputation like that can make them all blend together in your mind into a vaguely defined outline of a Ko Olina Home. The reality is the 6 neighborhoods are all distinctly individual in architecture, feel and even types of residences – and designed from the start to be …Read More