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Hawaii: a place surrounded by natural beauty and luxurious dwelling places

02/22/2017 Generally, all commercial real estate markets are designed with proper supply and demand process. The market of Hawaii is typically limited to supply and demand, which has outstripped the existing supply. The general interest and Hawaii commercial ...

Maui-Based Mortgage Lender Expands Reach

02/21/2017 Maui is such a beautiful place we need to Malama the ‘Aina! Ciara works for Quam Properties Hawaii, INC. as the Lead Real Estate Agent. Her uncle & aunty own Quam Properties Hawaii, INC. it is a family owned and operated company. Based in Napili we offer ...

Top Airbnb listings in Honolulu, and how much revenue they generate

02/22/2017 The property is listed by Hawaii Beach Homes, a boutique vacation rental company ... That house is listed by Elite Vacation Rentals, a division of the residential real estate firm Elite Pacific Properties. Airdna ranked the vacation properties by total ...

Connecting Adventurers, Travelers And Homebuyers Through A Mobile App?

02/20/2017 Keeping Horizon in mind, I recently approached a real estate broker friend in Silicon Valley who owns property in Santa Cruz, San Jose and Lake Tahoe. I used to live in Kona, Hawaii and am getting my Hawaii real estate license to be able to work there and ...

CBRE veteran to help ChaneyBrooks expand

02/17/2017 Joseph Haas, the former longtime top executive at CBRE Hawaii, has re-joined Honolulu commercial real estate firm NAI ChaneyBrooks as its managing director and principal broker, he confirmed to Pacific Business News. Steve Sombrero, owner and president of ...

Developer to headline inaugural Shidler College of Business lecture series sponsored by L&L founder

02/17/2017 A real estate lecture series sponsored by the University of Hawaii Shidler College of Business and L&L Hawaiian Barbecue founder Eddie Flores and his wife will kick off on April 20 with a talk by Hawaii real estate developer Jack Myers. Myers, chairman and ...

What’s with all the big houses? Some are apartment buildings in disguise

02/16/2017 Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) In Hawaii’s hot real estate market, old homes are bought ...

3 Things No One Tells You About Moving to Hawaii—But They Should!

02/15/2017 It seems like you’ve just hit jackpot! But, there is more to Hawaii than what you see in postcards! After all, Hawaii is a real place, and like all real places, it has its issues. It’s true these issues are not deal breakers for many, but we thought it ...

Where's the Best Place to be a Real Estate Agent in 2017?

02/13/2017 The results of this study reveals that the number one overall market for real-estate agents is found in the Aloha State, Honolulu, Hawaii. Two of the 14 metrics used were annual median wage for real-estate agents and housing market health index.

Virtually There

02/08/2017 Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers bought a new camera in July. Nothing special in that; Realtors have long used pictures to entice prospective buyers to visit houses for sale. But this purchase was special: a $4,500 Matterport Pro 3D, an automated ...

$15B Hawaii pension fund seeks a consultant for its real estate investments

02/08/2017 The Hawaii State Employee Retirement System, which is underfunded and overcommitted by more than $12 billion, is looking for a real estate investment consultant to review the performance of its real estate managers and the overall program, Pacific Business ...

Darryl Macha is the 2017 Honolulu Board of Realtors President-Elect

02/06/2017 said Macha. About CENTURY 21 All Islands Fine Homes & Estates All Islands, Inc. a Century 21 affiliate, specializes in Hawaii Real Estate and has 10 offices state-wide with 250+ agents, brokers and staff. The company website is http://www.hawaiimoves.com/.

We’ve Found the Cure for Winter Blues in These 6 Beautiful Beach Homes

02/01/2017 Price: $7,500,000 Beach bounty: If you have a big extended family or simply like your space, say aloha to this prime piece of Hawaii real estate. Although the price is steeper than the face of Diamond Head, you’ll acquire a jaw-dropping slice of ...

Hawaii Bill Would Require Mediation Prior to Sale of Kuleana Land

02/03/2017 A member of the Hawaii State House of Representatives has reportedly introduced a bill that would require mediation for certain real estate transactions occurring in the state. Due to the way in which Hawaii established private property rights in the mid ...

We've Found the Cure for Winter Blues in These 6 Beautiful Beach Homes

02/01/2017 Grab a mai tai and a large beach towel, and check ’em out. Beach bounty: If you have a big extended family or simply like your space, say aloha to this prime piece of Hawaii real estate. Although the price is steeper than the face of Diamond Head ...

Locations Hawaii spends $1M on new website

02/01/2017 Hawaii real estate brokerage Locations has invested $1 million in a new website that focuses on buyer personalization, mobile compatibility and neighborhood-specific data for its customer base of local clients. “Locations has always been an innovator ...

Zuckerberg’s holiday home stirs up dark history of West Coast capitalism in Hawaii

01/31/2017 Spreckels’ Californian-owned Hawaiian Commercial Company exemplified how West Coast capital sank deep roots into Hawaiian land well before the formal US acquisition of Hawaii in 1898. For native Hawaiians, Californian acquisition of Hawaiian real estate ...

Aloha! You Could Live In Paradise For Less Than $500,000

01/31/2017 With its year-round gorgeous weather, dreamy beaches, and incredible scenery, Hawaii is a location that inspires countless real estate dreams. But instead of fantasizing about one day owning a patch of paradise, why not take the plunge? While the islands ...

Christie’s affiliation helped Hawaii Life surpass $1B in 2016 sales

01/31/2017 Hawaii Life’s recent affiliation with the invitation-only real estate network Christie’s International Real Estate has helped the statewide company reach record sales in 2016 of $1.14 billion. The Kauai-based real estate company holds the affiliation ...

Hawaiian paradise awaits at this sublime oceanfront estate asking $23M

01/31/2017 The most expensive property currently for sale on Hawaii’s Big ... But let’s be real, it’s the views you’re paying big bucks for. With a whopping 11,000 square feet in lanais and patios, the Honuala’i Estate takes full advantage of its 450 ...

Hawai‘i Real Estate Meets Reality TV

01/27/2017 It’s not everyday that a real estate agency becomes a TV star, but it’s happened here. The local agency is called Hawaii Life and the television show has led to a dramatic growth in business. PBN editor in chief, A. Kam Napier, has more. Hawaii Life ...

Hawaii bill aimed at closing tax loophole for real estate investment trusts

01/26/2017 House Bill 1012 seeks to stop the “deductions for dividends” paid by REITs for 15 years. A bill proposed by Hawaii lawmakers aims to temporarily repeal tax breaks for real estate investment trusts doing business in Hawaii, including General Growth ...

Hawaii Life’s big picture

01/27/2017 From its start in 2002 as a web design company called Wasabi, Hawaii Life has grown into a multi-dimensional brand, encompassing a billion-dollar real estate business, a television show and a technology platform expanding beyond its Island presence.

Mark Zuckerberg rethinks his Hawaiian land lawsuits

01/25/2017 The move to get the land through a unique Hawaii law angered locals and prompted a state lawmaker to propose a bill that would force Zuckerberg into mediation before buying real estate on Kauai. “Based on feedback from the local community, we are ...

Dunkin' Donuts to open first Hawaii store near Honolulu airport

01/26/2017 Locations could also include free-standing restaurants, displays in existing stores, restaurants within malls, gas station convenience stores, travel plazas, universities among other real estate formats. Dunkin’ Donuts first opened in Hawaii in 1966.

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg reconsiders process to get land

01/25/2017 The move to get the land through a unique Hawaii law angered locals and prompted a state lawmaker to propose a bill that would force Mark Zuckerberg into mediation before buying real estate on Kauai. "Based on feedback from the local community, we are ...

Zuckerberg backtracks on Hawaii 'land grab': Facebook tycoon says he is reconsidering attempts to gain title to his vast island estate

01/25/2017 Mark Zuckerberg said he is reconsidering his approach to acquiring parcels of land on his sprawling estate in Hawaii. The move to get the land ... would force Zuckerberg into mediation before buying real estate on Kauai. The billionaire chief executive ...

How a Republican President Affects Home Prices

01/24/2017 Locations, Hawaii's leader in real estate reports how presidential policies can affect the local Oahu and national housing market. As Donald Trump enters office as the 45th President of the United States, many have asked, "what impact will ...

Mark Zuckerberg’s Legal Fight In Hawaii Uncovers Pitfalls In HNW Paradise

01/22/2017 It’s an extremely sensitive issue in Hawaii, where long-term residents feel an ancestral ... There was never a lot of Hawaiian real estate subject to these rules — at most, around 8,400 parcels were awarded in the early years — but successive ...

Mark Zuckerberg faces fight over Hawaii land purchases

01/20/2017 HONOLULU - A lawmaker in Hawaii has a message for Mark Zuckerberg: Not so fast. State Rep. Kaniela Ing plans to introduce legislation that could force Facebook’s (FB) CEO into mediation before he is allowed to buy real estate on Kauai island. The ...

Bank of Hawaii Announces Key Finance and Strategy Appointments

01/20/2017 He will continue to oversee the bank’s Corporate Facilities and Real Estate Department. Prior to joining Bank of Hawaii as a member of its Managing Committee as vice chair and chief financial officer in 2008, he served on the bank’s board of directors ...

Hawaii bill compels mediation for Zuckerberg-type land deals

01/21/2017 A Hawaii lawmaker said Friday he plans to introduce legislation that could force Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg into mediation before he is allowed to buy real estate on Kauai island. State Rep. Kaniela Ing said Hawaii’s sugar barons long employed laws ...

How Hawaii Life broker helps celebrity home buyers, sellers with anonymity

01/20/2017 Real estate agents in Hawaii and other areas with high-end properties are often faced with the challenge of concealing the identity of celebrities and other well-known clients and go to extreme lengths to keep their identities out of the news. Matt Beall ...

Focus On Trends: Why I’m Investing In The Heartland Of America

01/20/2017 So I shifted the majority of my wealth from stocks to real estate and witnessed SF property prices soar ... Maryland, Washington D.C. and Hawaii. Now let’s drill down to the election results by county. Not every county in every losing state voted ...

Facebook CEO trying to buy out land near his Hawaii estate

01/19/2017 HONOLULU (AP) - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg went to court to gain ownership of isolated pockets of land tucked away within his sprawling estate in Hawaii, many of which are ... Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both the president ...

Mark Zuckerberg Sues to Make His $100M Hawaii Estate Even More Private

01/20/2017 Mark Zuckerberg has been trying to increase privacy on a piece of real estate he owns in Hawaii. Hawaii's "quiet title law" is used to establish ownership of such lands. Trump Team Plans to Eliminate National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities The ...

Why Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is suing native Hawaiian families

01/20/2017 January 19, 2017 —Mark Zuckerberg has been trying to increase privacy on a piece of real estate he owns in Hawaii. Now, he’s quietly taking to court a group of local families with ancestral claims to parts of the property. Three holding companies ...

Inside the Hawaiian estate where the Obamas holiday

01/19/2017 Turns out, they all head to Paradise Point in Hawaii when they want to get away from the world ... waterfalls and manicured gardens. The lavish estate can be rented out for $US4,500 a night (plus taxes) through paradisepointestates.com.

Aloha Beer Co. reopening Honolulu tap room Thursday

01/19/2017 Aloha Beer Co., headed by Hawaii real estate executive Steve Sombrero and veteran brewer Dave Campbell, reopens its Honolulu tap room on Thursday, the company said. Pacific Business News broke the news in November that Aloha Beer would be reopening at its ...

Kailua Kona, HI Homes for Sale

01/19/2017 Our listings include houses for sale, condos, new homes and foreclosures. In many areas, we give you direct access to homes for sale on the Hawaii Multiple Listings Services (MLS), the source real estate agents use to view listings.