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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

Honolulu’s Luxury Condo Boom – a New Way of Luxury Living

If we go back 15 years, the vast majority of buyers purchasing luxury real estate in Honolulu would look for large single-family homes with a pool. Year 2002, 48 homes in Honolulu sold for more than $1,500,000, whereas just 6 condos in Honolulu sold for more than $1,5000,000 (all 6 condos were in old oceanfront buildings). Late year 2002 marketing of Hokua, a luxury condo in Kakaako, began pre-construction. Prices …Read More

5 Great Townhomes in Kapolei

The broad story of Kapolei real estate has consistently been told in terms of single family homes. The possibility of an affordable house on Oahu with a yard and a garage was a very effective frame for the 2nd City story. The problem is that frame leaves out an entire property market here. Townhomes in Kapolei are an equally exciting option for the right home buyer, providing the same, or …Read More

Top 5 Best Value Condo / Townhouse Projects in Kailua

As a longtime Kailua resident and realtor I have witnessed the transformation of this once sleepy laid back beach community into a major destination for visitors and newcomers from all over the globe who want to be part of the magic that is the Kailua Lifestyle. With this popularity comes a strong demand for housing, be it short and long term rentals and properties for sale. The median price for …Read More

New Listing: Moana Pacific #4708

Top of the world! Only 7 units on this level, just below the penthouse. This is a turn-key high floor 3-bedroom, 2-bath corner-end unit at Moana Pacific in Kakaako, a luxury condo building completed in 2007. It is located on the 47th floor and is the highest elevation 3-bedroom condo available under $1.1Mill. The unit enjoys amazing 270-degree wrap-around ocean views from Diamond Head in the east to sunset in …Read More

New Listing: Lanikea #2803

Check out our new listing, – Waikiki’s Hidden Treasure! This is a choice high floor 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo at the celebrated Lanikea Waikiki, a boutique style luxury condo building completed in 2005. The unit faces the ocean and enjoys fabulous ocean and Diamond Head views from the entire apartment. An awesome usable lanai is large enough to accommodate a table for enjoying sunset dinners. This condo is in pristine turn-key …Read More