O'ahu Real Estate

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An increasing number of luxury homes and apartments in Hawai‘i are selling for millions of dollars. And they’re attracting a new level of buyer to the state — what realtors describe as “ultra high net worth.”

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The most expensive homes on O‘ahu are in the neighborhood of Kāhala. And the priciest ones of all are on Kāhala Avenue, a street of some changes over time. Pacific Business News editor-in-chief Kam Napier has more.

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  Currently, the average sales price of a home on O‘ahu is 974 thousand dollars, up 11% from a year ago--- for a condo, the average price is 398 thousand, up 8%.  Meanwhile, Hawai‘i’s population is increasing by about 29 new residents a day, and housing has not kept up.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa offers this look at real estate on O‘ahu over the past year.

The Honolulu Board of Realtor’s website offers listings, market information, and consumer assistance.

Twentysomething O'ahu Couple Chooses to Buy Not Rent

Dec 24, 2014
Wayne Yoshioka

Not too many young couples in their 20s list buying a place to live as their top priority.   But as HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, one couple proved it’s not that easy but it is possible.