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Median Sales Price of Luxury Homes on Oahu Up Nearly 10 Percent During November 2014

Median Sales Price of Luxury Homes on Oahu Up Nearly 10 Percent During November 2014

HONOLULU – The median sales price of luxury homes and condominiums on Oahu was nine percent higher in November 2014 compared to the same period in 2013 according to Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (CBP), Hawaii’s leading residential real estate firm and a specialist in high-end real estate sales.

The figures are based on Multiple Listing Service (MLS) data of all single-family homes and condominiums sold for more than $1 million during November 2014 on Oahu.

A total of 67 luxury homes changed hands in November, down slightly from 70 in November 2013. However, the median sales price for the luxury range was $1,495,000 compared to $1,371,250 in 2013, an increase of nine percent.

Prudential Locations Welcomes New E-Marketing and Communications Specialist

Prudential Locations Welcomes New E-Marketing and Communications Specialist

Prudential Locations, Hawaii’s largest locally owned and operated real estate company, announced today that it has hired Stephanie Dureg as its new e-marketing and communications specialist. In her new role, Dureg will develop and manage the firm’s e-marketing communications and email marketing campaigns.

 

Stephanie Dureg joins Prudential Locations’ marketing team as the new e-marketing and communications specialist. Her impressive background includes experience in photography, graphic design, page layout and web design, email marketing and reporting. Most recently, she worked as a production assistant at PBS Hawaii. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Media from Pacific University.

Oahu's Luxury Home Sales Climb Nearly 40 Percent During October 2014

Oahu's Luxury Home Sales Climb Nearly 40 Percent During October 2014

HONOLULU – Luxury homes and condominiums sales on Oahu were 39 percent higher during October 2014 compared to the same period in 2013, according to Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (CBP), Hawaii’s leading residential real estate firm and a specialist in high-end real estate sales.

The figures are based on Multiple Listing Service (MLS) data of all single-family homes and condominiums sold for more than $1 million during October 2014 on Oahu.

A total of 79 luxury homes changed hands in October, up from 57 in October 2013. The median sales price for the luxury range also jumped up to $1,400,000 last month compared to $1,325,000 in 2013.

Prudential Locations Recognizes Top Agent Award Winners for October 2014

Prudential Locations Recognizes Top Agent Award Winners for October 2014

Prudential Locations, Hawaii’s largest locally owned and operated real estate company, announced today the winners of Prudential Locations’ Top Agent Awards for October 2014. Prudential Locations’ awards are presented on a monthly basis to celebrate agents’ outstanding performance in a variety of categories. Prudential Locations is pleased to announce the following winners:

 

  • “Listor of the Month” and “Highest Producer of the Month” were received by Rina Shinagawa (R) of the Diamond Head office. Shinagawa was named Newcomer of the Month in April and July 2014, and was recognized as second runner-up to Sales Person of the Month in October 2011. She also received the award for Listor of the Month in December 2009.

 

  • “Newcomer of the Month” went to Moses Paskowitz (RA) of the Diamond Head office.

 

Kahala Associates Partners With LIST Sotheby's International Realty

Kahala Associates Partners With LIST Sotheby's International Realty

Creates New Era of Luxury Real Estate Services in Hawaii

HONOLULU – Associate-owned Kahala Associates, one of Hawaii’s premier kamaaina luxury real estate firms, has partnered with international real estate powerhouse LIST Sotheby’s International Realty.

The union creates a new era of luxury real estate services in Hawaii that will put local clients and agents on the world stage. The expanded LIST Sotheby’s International Realty is steeped in the knowledge and culture of Hawaii, Japan and other countries with agents who are active and engaged members of their communities. The partnership with Kahala Associates also creates Oahu’s third-largest agency as measured by total sales and dollar volume by agent. LIST Sotheby’s International Realty remains the name of the enlarged firm, and all Kahala Associates agents and listings have been transitioned accordingly.

Paul "Kalama" Kim Appointed Principal Broker of Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties

Paul "Kalama" Kim Appointed Principal Broker of Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties

HONOLULU – Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties today announced that Paul “Kalama” Kim (R) has been appointed principal broker of Hawaii’s leading residential real estate firm. Kim will be responsible for ensuring all Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties licensees are current and active, and that they are provided information and training on the latest amendments to real estate laws and rules.

“I am pleased to designate Kalama as principal broker,” said Mike James, president of Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties. “Kalama is well-respected by everyone at Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, in particular by fellow agents and colleagues. Since joining our firm, he has been instrumental in launching numerous programs, partnerships and seminars that have put Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties on the forefront of Hawaii’s real estate industry. Kalama’s proven success record and leadership qualities make him the ideal candidate for this position.”

Sales of Luxury Homes at End of Third Quarter 2014 Indicates Strong Performance in Coming Months

Sales of Luxury Homes at End of Third Quarter 2014 Indicates Strong Performance in Coming Months

HONOLULU – The number of single-family homes in escrow at $1 million or more on Oahu was 70 percent higher at the end of third quarter 2014 compared to the same period in 2013, signifying a strong performance of luxury homes sales in the coming months, according to Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (CBP), Hawaii’s leading residential real estate firm and a specialist in high-end real estate sales.

The figures are based on Multiple Listing Service (MLS) data of all single-family homes and condominiums sold for more than $1 million at the end of third quarter 2014 on Oahu.