Market Update

2nd Quarter Market Report

2nd Quarter Market Report

Last month I said that if you want to time the market, the time is probably now. This month I'm more sure of it. The second quarter has come to a close, and what a quarter it was. Aside from 9/11, you would be hard pressed to find a world more changed in a 90 day span...

September Market Report

September Market Report

Continued stress on inventory creates All Time High prices for residential properties in North Kona and South Kohala.   Last month I sounded the alarm with the not-too-astute question: "When inventory (SUPPLY) is down and showings (DEMAND) are up, what comes next?" ...

August Market Report

August Market Report

Inventory continues to decrease on the residential side. This has led buyers to consider condos, which is now also seeing a decrease in inventory. Showings are up compared to last year.  When inventory (SUPPLY) is down and showings (DEMAND) are up, what comes next? ...

July Market Report

July Market Report

Real Estate Musical Chairs. We are in the very first phase of what will be a massive shift in the way we live in our homes for a long time. Owners are downsizing, upsizing, moving closer to family, closer to where they want to be, and further from work.  With July in...

5 Signs Of Trouble for a Real Estate Company

5 Signs Of Trouble for a Real Estate Company

The real estate business is in a different place than at the start of the year. While some companies are moving forward and looking to a bright future with a sound plan, other companies are trying to fight through existential threats. Not all companies will make it,...

May Market Report

May Market Report

If you are someone who wants to "time the market" the time is probably right now! As we start the month of June, Hawaii is beginning to very slowly and cautiously wake up from the events the last few months. Starting on June 1st, restaurants have been allowed to open,...

How Do We Open Hawaii to Tourists?

How Do We Open Hawaii to Tourists?

So what comes next?  How do we turn our economy back on? How do we bring in tourists, while protecting the citizens of Hawaii? With all the work done to protect Hawaii, how do we move forward without becoming the poster-child for opening too soon, or the feared...