The Site For Buying and Selling Oahu Homes
Hawaii's changing housing market presents new opportunities to home buyers and sellers. Explore Hawaii's properties and find the right home. View Hawaii's active real estate neighborhood are at the top of the list. Scrolling down the listings leads you to the higher priced properties.
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August 2018 - the median price for single family homes increased by 3% to reach a new record of $810,000, previously set in June 2017 at $795,000. The median price for condominiums rose by 1.9% to $427,000. Sales for single family homes dipped by 2.2% and condominium sales also decreased by 9.4% from the same month last year. According to the Days on Market indicator, the median days for single family homes was 15 and 18 days for condominiums.
“While the median price for single family homes has pushed to a new high, home buyers are also finding properties at or below the $600,000 price range,” said Darryl Macha, president of the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®. “Though overall inventory is tight, we are seeing pockets of the island where inventory is increasing, including the Ewa Plain and to some extent, Central Oahu. With the decline in pending sales for both single family homes and condominiums, buyers may be experiencing a bit of ‘fatigue’ in a market where multiple offers have been common and are taking a pause in their home search. It’s something that other markets are also seeing.”
Experience with Hawaii's real estate market
Mike Bates is a Realtor Associate with CENTURY 21 iProperties Hawaii in Honolulu, Hawaii. Are you looking for a realtor that knows Hawaii? Mike's lived on Oahu for over 30 years. He's also lived on Maui, the Big Island and Molokai. Mike's primary market is Oahu properties.
Buying homes in Hawaii
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What's an MLS?
MLS is an abbreviation for "Multiple Listing Service." These are the services that provide listing information to realtors and their customers throughout the country. Each region has its own MLS system. In Hawaii, the largest MLS system is operated by the Honolulu Board of Realtors. Listings are primarily for the island of Oahu. The Oahu MLS also has listings for Maui, Kauai and the Big Island. As a member of the Honolulu Board of Realtors, Mike Bates is able to present the listings on this website for public access.
Two Types of MLS
Participation in a multiple listing service (MLS) maybe voluntary or mandatory. In Hawaii, sellers may choose to list with the realtor of their choice and participate in the MLS (voluntary). If seller chooses not to participate, his or her listings will not appear on the internet.
Mandatory participation is required in some regions; that is, when a seller chooses to hire a realtor to sell his or her home, it will automatically be included in the MLS.
History of the National Association of Realtors
The National Association of Real Estate Exchanges was founded on May 12, 1908. Its purpose was to unite realtors of America for their combined influence upon matters affecting real estate. In 1916 the organization's name was changed to the National Association of Real Estate Boards and the term "realtor" was invented to identify real estate professionals. In 1972 the organization was renamed to the National Association of Realtors and that name has stuck for nearly 50 years.
Based on information from the Multiple Listing Service of the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®. active listings last updated on September 21st, 2018 at 2:25am HST. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Copyright: 2018 by the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®.
Listing information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.
Some of the active listings appearing on this site may be listed by other REALTORS®. If you are interested in those active listings, our company may represent you as the buyer's agent. If the active listing you are interested in is our company's active listing, you may speak to one of our agents regarding your options for representation.