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Oahu Housing Sales Surge in May, 2017

“Summer is typically the peak of housing sales and this year we’re off to a great start with May bringing near-record closed sales,” said Sue Ann Lee, president of Honolulu Board of REALTORS®.



Hawaii’s Economic Outlook Remains Positive

2017 should be another positive year for Hawaii’s economy, despite slowing growth in the construction sector.



Helping Kids Adjust to Your New Home

Moving into a new home can be fun, exciting, overwhelming and stressful. And that’s just for the grown-ups!



Oahu Real Estate Market Update | March 2017

The number of single-family homes coming onto the market (supply), is not keeping pace with demand.



Is the Market Hot or Not? | Spring 2017

Is it too late, can you still afford to buy? Should you wait to sell until prices rise even further? Is now the time to hold off on making any real estate decisions?



Why Work With a Certified Residential Specialist?

A CRS REALTOR® is a Certified Residential Specialist—one of the top 3 percent of real estate agents in the U.S. CRS agents have more experience and training than the average REALTOR®



Professional Photos & Staging Transformed These Homes

There are two simple rules to follow to assure a quick sale: price it well, and make it look amazing.



Oahu Luxury Real Estate Sales More Than Doubled Last Month

The number of homes priced at $1.5 million and above sold on Oahu last month was twice the number sold in January 2016, according to Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties.



Oahu Homes Buck Real Estate Trends with High Sales Volume

Kakaako condominium sales surged 62 percent in January to 42 sales from 26 last year, according to a January local market update by the Honolulu Board of Realtors.



The Beauty of Whale Watching along Hawaii’s Majestic Shores

Whale watching in Hawaii is much more than a sport – it’s a way of life.



Home Sellers, Buyers: Start Planning Now

Whether you’re thinking of putting your home on the market or planning to buy a home, right now may be the ideal time to meet with an experienced Hawaii Realtor like myself who understands the market to discuss your options.



Your Guide to Honolulu’s Real Estate Trends

It’s always hard to predict Hawaii’s real estate market. Are things going to keep getting more expensive? Are we in a bubble that’s about to pop? Is it time to buy? Or maybe to sell?



Tips for Homebuyers in a Hot Seller’s Market

This may be a really good time to be in the housing market – if you are a seller, that is.



Ke Kilohana Below-Market Reserved Housing Buyer Seminar!

Located at 988 Halekauwila, Ke Kilohana is a 424-unit mixed-use condominium at the center of Honolulu’s new thriving urban center.



Ke Kilohana: Everything You Need to Know

Howard Hughes is moving forward on the highly anticipated 988 Halekauwila, now to be renamed “Ke Kilohana”.



Why Listing Your Home Over the Holidays May Be a Smart Move

Now may be a surprisingly good time to list your home for several reasons.



Tips for Homes Sellers as the Fall Home Buying Season Begins

Listing your home right now may be a great idea given the high demand for properties and shortage of listings.



From Listing to Closing: The Top Five Secrets to Success

How do Oahu home sellers ensure the best chance that they will sell their home quickly, at or above asking price, and complete closing in thirty-days or less?

To answer this question, it’s helpful to look at the recent sale of a Mililani home.

Separating Fact from Fiction

Traditional wisdom says that when you want to sell your home,

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Meet Tracy Yamato (RA) Certified Residential Specialist

Hawaii Real Estate Knowledge & Expertise

Tracy Yamato is a dedicated full-time Realtor with vast market knowledge and expertise gleaned from over 25 years of experience in Hawaii real estate, specifically Oahu’s real estate market, with an emphasis on urban Honolulu.

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