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buying a condo in Hawaii

Colony Surf Illustrates that In Hawaii, Views are King

By Jon Anderson | January 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Colony Surf Illustrates that In Hawaii, Views are King

Last month I wrote an Oahu market update detailing the prior year’s slight price appreciation.  I also pointed out that it takes hard work to lose money in Hawaii if you have time. In other words, don’t buy high and sell low as the Dallas Police and Fire pension funds did.  But all those number-y […]

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Hawaii: Oahu Market Update — Sales Jump, Prices Inch Up

By Jon Anderson | November 29, 2017 | 1 Comment

It’s that time of year again, time for the annual Hawaii roundup.  For those planning for a permanent or part-time Hawaiian getaway, the past year hasn’t been too bad in the 50th state.  Before you read further, pack up your tablet and head to Agu Ramen in Mockingbird Station for the full Hawaiian effect.  Just […]

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Hot in Honolulu: Kaka’ako Has a Plan

By Jon Anderson | May 28, 2015 | Comments Off on Hot in Honolulu: Kaka’ako Has a Plan

The market for Honolulu condos makes Dallas look like Sleepy Hollow.  Even the ultra-tony Bleu Ciel with its recent price hikes is only pricing its smallest unit at a meager $640 a square foot.  Compare that with still-being-built Honolulu high-rises Anaha and Waiea where a 435-square-foot studio on a no-view floor will run ya nearly […]

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High-Rise Aloha! Buying a Condo in Hawaii is a Big Decision

By Jon Anderson | February 24, 2015 | Comments Off on High-Rise Aloha! Buying a Condo in Hawaii is a Big Decision

It’s 34 degrees, windy and icy in Dallas with snow on the way. It’s 83 and sunny in Hawaii. Enough said, right? For a few years after graduating college, I spent Christmas and New Year’s in London – to escape, versus be with, family.  While I continue to love London, it only took a few […]

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