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Ideal Elevation, Ocean Views, 4 car garage, NO Monthly HOA’s, Close to Town

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Enjoy the beautiful sunset views from this spectacular home on over an acre of property. Nestled in a small, gated community without a monthly HOA, on an ideal elevation, this home truly has everything to offer. The grand covered entry has double doors which will lead you into the home to notice the beautiful ocean views. Enjoy the view from inside as you open the 20′ Fleetwood Pocket Doors or from the lanai which boasts a granite top patio bar. The kitchen… Read More

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Real Estate Update: Is Now The Perfect Time To Buy On The Big Island?

Real Estate Update: Is Now The Perfect Time To Buy On The Big Island?

Your home is one the biggest investment decisions you’ll ever make. Whether you’ve decided to move the family to Hawaii for new job opportunities, are ready to retire here on the Big Island permanently, or are simply looking for a vacation home you can use throughout the year, you’ve probably struggled with the decision of when to buy.

We all would love to sell at the very top, and buy at the lowest point possible. Yet that isn’t reality. Real estate prices are fluid; they swing up and down all the time. Sure, you can try and time it to… Read More

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Can Purchasing Rental Property Make Your Dreams Of Living In Hawaii Come True?

Luxury home with swimming pool

For many people, the dream of living in Hawaii starts with a visit. One week of vacation turns into two, and before you know it you’re planning as much time as possible to enjoy the beautiful year-round weather and sunsets that are simply like no other.

According to the Hawaii Tourism Authority, around 3.5 million Americans visit Hawaii each year, with closer to 8 million visiting from around the world.

And for every person that visits Hawaii, they all need a place to stay. Hotels can only accommodate so many; the rest turn to private rentals.

If you have a… Read More

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Is Hawaii The Dream Retirement Location You’ve Been Searching For?

Is Hawaii The Dream Retirement Location You’ve Been Searching For?

Retiring in Hawaii is a dream many people have. And why not? Whether you’ve been to Hawaii or not, the concept of slower paced island living, coupled with beautiful tropical breezes all year through can excite just about anyone.

On the surface, to question retiring and living in paradise seems to be a no-brainer. Yet in reality it can be a very complicated – and personal – question.

If you’re nearing retirement, life can be filled with all sorts of thoughts and dreams. After all, you’ve worked hard to get where you are today, why not enjoy it in the… Read More

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Retiring Out Of State? Consider These Tips Before Moving To The Big Island

Retiring Out Of State? Consider These Tips Before Moving To The Big Island

A lot goes into the decision to retire. And when retirement coincides with a move out of state, life can grow challenging at best. Yes, the process may be something you’ve looked forward to for a long time, but the long list of things to do to make it a reality can quickly cut into your enjoyment if you overlook some of the most important tasks.

Retiring may be the easy part. Moving out of state brings on its own share of stress. Add in the nuances of a move from the mainland to Hawaii and you’re a prime candidate… Read More

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Condo for Sale New Magic Sands Beach in Kailua Kona Hawaii

Condo for sale in Kailua Kona, Hawaii

Just Listed! Stunning unit right across from Magic Sands Beach in Kailua Kona, Hawaii for full time living or as an investment.

Who do you know that would love this unit? Contact us at  808-217-8500

Let your senses envelope you with this wonderful condo right across from the relaxing Magic Sands Beach. Luxury at its finest with this fabulous 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit. If serenity and peacefulness is what you are looking for, this place is hidden away from the hustle and bustle of today’s life. The unit is also a very successful vacation rental and… Read More

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Retiring In Hawaii – An Insiders Guide On How To Do It

Retiring In Hawaii – An Insiders Guide On How To Do ItRetirement. Its something you’ve looked forward to for so long.

Funny thing is now that its here, all of your old plans just don’t seem to fit any more.

Maybe you envisioned doing a few little fix up projects around the house. Having lunch with a few friends once a week. Take a class or two.

Now all you can focus on is the weather. And the cold. And the fact that your… Read More

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