I bought my perfect Hawaiian home during this pandemic, and like everything else during these times, I bought it on-line! At first I was nervous and apprehensive, but soon after meeting Annette (on-line) I knew I was in good hands. Her expertise, friendliness, knowledge and love of the Big Island makes her a gem of a realtor! Her intuitive and inventive negotiating skills actually won me the house. I am still amazed! Thank you for everything Annette. I can’t wait to have a glass of wine with you by the pool or on the lanai!
Annette couldn't have been a better resource for the sale of my father's condo. As I made my way through the process of moving my elderly father out of his Kona condo and to the mainland, Annette was there every step of the way. She put me in contact with all the people that ended up working on the remodel, consistently kept me aware of where we were in the remodel and then sale process, and was a fierce and incredibly loyal advocate for my family's best interests with every detail. No amount of thanks at the end of it all seems enough, and I am very happy to call her a friend as well. Thank you, Annette
Annette was very patient, supportive, knowledgeable thorough and always available for guidance and questions. She was professional, easy to work with and a "friend" to her client.I would highly recommend her for your big island real estate needs
Annette Mejia was highly recommended to us. From our first discussion we were impressed by her exceptional ability to discern what we were seeking. Annette went to work and from our next conversation we felt very comfortable to buy sight unseen, since we knew we were in perfect hands. And, we were not disappointed! Annette found the ideal home for us. When we arrived in Kona we could not have been happier with her choice for us. I cannot recommend her highly enough.
Annette is absolutely AMAZING. Not only is she the best REALTOR ever, she has become a friend. She searched for properties that fit my family and if I found a property that might work, she would investigate and give me the pros and cons. She knows the Big Island, the neighborhoods, and the people. She has a great rapport with other REALTORS and always goes above and beyond. She suggested all of the beaches and restaurants and towns we should visit. She even took me to the store and we bought the best homemade island ice cream. She will work hard to find you the right home and then help to make sure you have the resources to support the care of your home. She is the BEST by a long shot. Thank you Annette. I really appreciate you.
“Annette is an expert in real estate transactions, has the right contacts to get the job done, and is very committed to her clients. I was in escrow for a new construction property. The promised recreation facilities had not been built prior to closing. Despite this, the developer insisted that I close escrow. Annette uncovered many delays in planning and completion of other homes and common facilities within the development. I am a real estate professional in CA, but the real estate laws in Hawaii are considerably different. Thankfully, Annette recommended legal representation. Annette assisted in gathering the necessary data, and spent her personal time in arbitration. Due to Annette's generous efforts, I was able to recover my funds, from the developer, including interest on my deposit and reimbursement of my sizable legal fees. Everything Annette did for me was from her heart. I am grateful for her time, energy, and commitment on my behalf. I now consider her a friend. I encourage you to purchase property on the Big Island with Annette's skillful representation.”
“I was a renter who believed that I could never own a home. Annette's care and patience showed me exactly the opposite.
Annette guided me through the financial, mental, and physical preparations needed to get all my ducks in a row. Eventually, I reached a point where I was actually ready to take the leap and go house shopping; however, as a freelance artist with unconventional, functional and aesthetic needs, she had her work cut out for her.
We both knew this was going to be a challenge, so she approached the task of finding the best available options with inspired enthusiasm.
After logical and creative research, she took me to see places within my reach that I couldn't believe existed. Annette showed me several awesome possibilities that made it easy to consider my needs from various angles.
I fell madly in love with her first hunch, a dream space that made my imagination soar! She held my hand every step of the way; however, it fell into a bidding war where unfortunately my bid was eliminated. I was emotionally devastated. Annette didn't give up or let me loose hope, even when our alternative options began to run low. Instead, she kept me encouraged and I learned that finding the right art-space for a picky guy like me requires perseverance. Eventually, another great opportunity became available and Annette's clever council and strategic negotiations made my dream came true this time. I bought a surreal and amazing creative space within my means! The very first day I woke up in my new house was a huge revelation. Opening my eyes to witness what the fruits of my labor had produced was a complete game changer. My zest for life suddenly blossomed because the payoff for all the hard work in life was finally evident. This feeling of accomplishment replaced the hopeless, unfulfilled feeling of renting that I was accustom to. Annette made sure I got an AMAZING deal, one that now seems way too good to be true.
I thank my lucky stars for placing my trust in Annette, to whom I am eternally grateful. I can't imagine living anywhere else, and look forward to many years of joy and fulfillment.”
“My husband and I really enjoyed working with realtor Annette Mejia to find the perfect home in Kona that suited all of our requirements. She patiently showed us a lot of properties until we found one we really loved. Even though the escrow process got complicated, Annette stayed on top of the issues and closed the deal in timely manner. We love our home and are so glad that Annette helped to make our dream a reality! ”
“Annette goes above and beyond for her clients - so much more so than other area agents. She knows her area, knows her business, and is always pleasant and professional. She works hard to resolve any issues that come up in a transaction, to ensure all parties are pleased. With her experience, knowledge and extensive list of referrals for anything home related, you cannot go wrong with Annette. ”
“Annette worked tirelessly to find the perfect home for us! She’s very detail-oriented and a joy to work with. Annette was committed to our satisfaction with our purchase and I couldn’t be happier with the results!”
“When looking for a realtor in Kona on the Big Island I had some very specific requirements. I wanted to find someone who had expert knowledge of the local real estate market, not just from a realtors perspective but from a locals perspective. Annette was just that person.
She was able to help me find properties that fit not just my budget but also the lifestyle we were looking for. All without trying to pressure is into buying a home.
She toured us from South To North Kona and gave us the lowdown on some of the nicer communities like Kalaoa and Hualalai and well as farther up island in Kohala. We really love the island but didn't know it as well as the others so her knowledge was really help us to get a sense of what it's like to live there. I also enjoyed that she was a seasoned world traveler so it's not like she's looking at things from a narrow perspective.
I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to buy a home or condo or just wants a better feel for the market there in Kona.”
“Annette went through hell and high water to find a house for us. Took many tries to find the right house, but she stayed with us with tenacity and we got better than we were hoping for.”
“Annette took the time to really understand our needs and searched without ceasing, to find us the right place. She was on top of any issue with answers and clear direction. Her commitment to our search was nothing short of remarkable. Showings were a breeze for her and she followed up after every one. We will, without a doubt, use her for future real estate purchases/sales”
“It was a pleasure working with Annette. She is the epitome of professionalism and courtesy. We contacted her with an extensive wishlist. She happily accommodated our busy schedules, paid great attention to detail, and educated us on the real estate market on the island. She has great knowledge of the different areas of the Big Island, has a tireless work ethic, and will go the extra mile to advocate and negotiate. She is hard-working, personable, and genuinely cares about her clients”
"Annette is the absolute best. Her expertise in all phases from the first time we spoke to the final closing has made my move from Michigan to the Big Island an extremely smooth transition. I will be forever grateful to Annette, she is like working with family. There should be more stars to describe Annette."
"Annette is a wonderful real estate professional. She is very tech savvy when it comes to helping you get the best price in real estate. If you want the best real estate agent on the Big Island Hawaii I highly recommend Annette Mejia."
"Annette is one of the most knowledgeable and caring people I've had the pleasure of being around. Firstly, she made me feel as though I was her #1 priority and really listens to what I want rather than what she wanted to show me. I felt like she had my best interest at heart and is very familiar with the area, the real estate market, and has excellent contacts for virtually anything on the island. I was thoroughly impressed with her negotiating skills and I would recommend Annette to anyone in a heartbeat."
"Annette exceeded our expectations with her tenacity, knowledge, and attention to detail. We live in Wisconsin and to try to buy a condo on the Big Island could have been a difficult endeavor but Annette made it breeze- she found us our dream home! To know we had her overseeing the incredible amount of details involved, set our minds at ease. She is a complete professional with a wealth of knowledge for the market and the island of Hawaii. Annette goes over and above the duties of a Realtor. I highly recommend her to anyone wanting to have a positive & successful experience buying real estate."
"Annette Mejia worked tirelessly with me for several months helping to get my home sold in Kona. In a buyers market, she worked above and beyond my expectations to expedite the sale of my home. Annette was professional, dedicated and prompt with updates throughout the entire process. Living back on the mainland during the sale of my home, I especially appreciated her going the extra mile to help me with the small details. Not having to make a special trip to Hawaii saved me a tremendous amount of time, money and stress."
"We want to thank you again for helping us find the right house here in Kailua-Kona. We appreciated your effort in showing us a multitude of houses and always looking out for the best. You are a pleasant person to work with and hard working. The house we have ended up with was nicer than anything we thought we could possibly afford, but you made it happen! The sellers of the property were open to negotiation and we made an amazing deal with your help. I would highly recommend you to any of my friends and family."
Robert & Marie
"Annette represented me and my wife as buyer's agent while looking for a second home/ retirement home in the Kailua Kona area. She was very patient in showing us many different houses for comparison. Annette respected our specific criteria that we were using when looking for the right home. She was very detail oriented and cautious in advising us throughout the process. We even had two houses fall out of escrow before the contingency period was due, until we found a suitable property that we closed escrow on. I would recommend her to anyone interested in purchasing residential land, preowned or new housing in the Kona area. She will definitely look out for your interests as a home buyer in this challenging market !"
Desha & Tess
"Annette Mejia is an amazing realtor. Her customer service skills are second to none. She really is about what is best for her clients and that is her guiding business principal. She has extensive knowledge of the Big Island market but also provides great advice on transitioning to the Hawaii lifestyle for those moving to Hawaii for the first time. Annette is truly someone who I would recommend you work with for all of your real estate needs."
"I must say that working with Annette has renewed my faith in the process of buying and selling real estate. It was an amazingly smooth experience and her communication was great! I highly recommend Annette to anyone looking for a local and highly knowledgeable real estate professional. You won't be disappointed!"
"Annette, is a Really, GREAT Realtor. I never had to worry when I placed my trust in her hands. She was able to get our deal done with very little stress, and in a timely manner. Her knowledge of the business is quite extensive. I asked her many questions on investing in real estate, single family homes and multifamily, & 1031 Xchanges. She was able to answer all my questions very thoroughly with confidence. She has a good pulse on the market if you are buying or selling."
"In the past year I have known and done business with Annette, I have appreciated so many qualities in her that make her an exceptional person with whom to do business. Her follow through and attention to detail is excellent. She anticipates your needs and proactively presents you with options and solutions that fit well with who you are and what you are looking for.She is constantly thinking of others, and gives generously of her time and energy to come up with creative ideas and opportunities.When representing you in a business deal, she will negotiate wisely & energetically as your advocate."
"We thought it would be impossible to find a condo and and make an offer while being off Island. Annette said "You will be hearing from me very soon and don't worry!". Within 3 days of being back home, Annette called saying she had found a great property for us. We had complete faith and trust in her even with spending as little as one week together looking for homes. We bought the condo sight unseen all because of how much we trusted and valued Annette's opinion. Our experience with Annette shows how her tenacity and talent is second to none. She is a very trustworthy and genuine person."
"Thank you for doing such a good job selling my house. This is the second time I've worked with you and you did a great job both times."
"I received a high recommendation from a personal friend/Co-worker, who said Annette is the best at what she does. Annette is extremely hard working as well as diligent, intelligent and sharp. Her professionalism and natural ability as a real estate agent made quite an impression. She gets the job done, no matter how difficult a situation may be. I’m very pleased with how hard she worked for us to help us find our home."
"Annette is very passionate about her work as a real estate agent and it definitely shows! So, if you're looking for a place to "live" on the BIG island, or even just a summer home - Annette is the Realtor you want representing you!"
"Annette is a true professional. Her number one goal was to find the perfect home for us in Hawaii. She always listened very carefully to our needs and desires, and was our eyes and ears since we were 2300 miles away. Annette was in constant communication with us during the entire search and purchase process to ensure we found the perfect forever home for us. There are not enough stars on the rating chart to properly rate her experience, service and attention to detail. Thank you Annette for everything you did for us and for your ongoing friendship."
Jerry & Melanie
“For eight months Annette worked extremely hard to find us a home. Since she has lived there for some fifteen + years her knowledge of the big island is exceptional. I was coming from the mainland and she was always willing to accommodate my changing schedule and show homes no matter when I was on island. I lost track of how many miles she drove. She pays attention to detail. During the offering and escrow process if you want a relator who dots every I and crosses all the T,s thenAnnette is for you!”
If we could give 100 stars for Annette we would! Words cannot express our appreciation for Annette's expertise and professionalism during our move from Oahu to Big Island. Her local knowledge, work ethic and warm demeanor gave us reassurance and confidence in a very tough market. We have no doubt that her persistence and initiative are the reasons we are now in our dream/forever home. We cannot recommend Annette highly enough.
We are extremely happy with the service provided by Annette and give her our highest recommendation. Annette is honest, hardworking, knowledgeable, kind and considerate, but her greatest asset is her courage! She was tactful, tolerant and inventive in dealing with extremely difficult tenants. Good character shines through when situations are volatile and this lady knows how to operate in any environment. She always had our best interest in mind and got us through some crazy situations. Hire Annette and your worries are gone.