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Yen Buys More Than Before

(For the Japanese version, please visit my Facebook page: 日本語はFacebookで)

The value of the Japanese yen has been up in this past week.  That means the yen can buy more than before in the U.S.  It’s a great [...]

One Ala Moana Construction Begins

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A few weeks ago, I started hearing loud construction noises near my office.  It’s an unavoidable part of urban life, and with all the road construction in this area, I didn’t really pay attention to [...]

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    Ritz and Glitz in Waikiki リッツカールトン ワイキキ

Ritz and Glitz in Waikiki リッツカールトン ワイキキ

Luxury travelers and homeowners will have more choices of where to stay in Waikiki in 2016. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company is set to make a splash with their first property on Oahu with what [...]

2012 in Review

What was the state of Oahu real estate in 2012?  Here is a quick review.

The chart below shows how Oahu’s real estate market performed in 2012 compared to the previous year.

Unbelievably, the number of [...]

Over-analyzing leads to over-complication… and missed opportunities 過剰分析は問題のもと

This article in the July 14th issue of The Wall Street Journal reminded me of what makes smart people successful. My business allows me to see what happens when people are indecisive when it comes to money. This isn’t a case of the rich getting richer, it’s about how people making the most of what they have.

A Cute Cottage Walking Distance to Downtown for $350,000! ダウンタウン近くのコテージ35万ドル!

1649 Leilehua Ln A Honolulu, HI for Sale at $350,000

Can you believe an offer like this exists in Honolulu in 2012 where the medium price for single family home in Oahu is $620,000 (according [...]

Some Good Advice 金持ちからのアドバイス

I had a chat with a very successful business person who is now retired and enjoying his life (and is enjoying spending his money). He said that everyone understands the concept of “buying low [...]

Light at the end of the tunnel? トンネルの先の光?

There’s more positive news and predictions about the housing recovery. Housing price predictions are getting stronger as they (the experts) are confident about what will happen next. According to Real Estate Magazine, these experts [...]

House prices are on the rise 不動産価格上昇

The newest stats from the Honolulu Board of Realtors has confirmed that housing prices on Oahu are on the rise. If you recall the upside-down bell curve graph from high school math class, our [...]

Hawaii among 10 “Hot Spots” for global homebuyers 世界の不動産バイヤー

According to this report by Inman News, Hawaii ranks #8 among 10 U.S. hot spots for global home-buyers. The majority of the markets are recognized as tourist destinations.

The markets in this report were chosen [...]