Buyer's Guide

May 16, 2019

Best Deals in Ala Moana/Kakaako - May 2019

Have you been looking for a home Ala Moana-Kakaako but can't quite find something in your range? Take a look at our top value picks for available listings in Ala Moana-Kakaako for May 2019. Click each link to find more info about each listing and check out our mortgage ...

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March 7, 2019

"Affordable Housing" in Honolulu Explained

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"Affordable Housing" is and always will be a hot topic in Hawaii. Oahu has one of the most expensive housing markets in the country and the combination of limited amounts of developable land and a never-ending supply of outside investors keeps prices sky high. This results in large amount of ...

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Nov. 15, 2018

Ala Moana and Kakaako - value in the market?

The Central Ala Moana market rate pricing is finally public and we decided to break down the value it presents compared to the resale market. We took a look at the specs for the least expensive one bedroom at The Central in comparison to the least expensive one bedrooms at ...

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Oct. 29, 2018

The Central Ala Moana update

The Central Ala Moana application period for Affordable and Market Rate units is approaching fast.

Important Dates

  • November 10th – Affordable Housing Educational Seminar
    • Session 1: 9:00AM – 10:30AM
    • Session 2: 11:00 AM – 12:30PM
  • November 11th – Affordable Housing Educational Seminar
    • Session 3 ...
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Oct. 17, 2018

Apply For Loan Pre-Qualification at The Central Ala Moana

Sales are just around the corner. Get started at The Central Ala Moana by completing these steps and we will get you connected with a project lender to start the pre-qualification process right away.

What is a pre-qualification letter?

If you are serious about applying for the lottery, you should ...

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Sept. 14, 2018

The Central, Ala Moana Will Have the Most Affordable Units, Coming Soon to Honolulu!

11/8 Update: Please click here for our most updated information on The Central

PRICING, SQUARE FOOTAGE, HOW TO APPLY - Please call or text Isaiah Block (808) 721-3747. Or email info@condokakaako.com. We will get back to you immediately and get you started. Isaiah is a buyer's agent ...

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Aug. 4, 2018

What Are the Kakaako (HCDA) 2018 Reserved Housing Requirements?

The Kakaako neighborhood in Honolulu, Oahu has quickly become one of the most thriving residential communities that offers Hawaii residents unique housing options for those who wish to live closer to Honolulu’s business district to reduce their daily commute time. The flourishing neighborhood of Kakaako offers its residents a place ...

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Aug. 4, 2018

How to Apply for HCDA Affordable Housing in Hawaii

According to the Honolulu Board of Realtors, condominium prices have risen over the past year and now average at a median sales price of $420,000 with an average sales price of $508,805, so it is easy to see why many of Oahu’s residents still find themselves renting versus ...

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Aug. 4, 2018

HOA Costs vs. Single Family Home Costs

For most homebuyers, especially on the mainland, many look at purchasing a single family home versus buying a condominium. But living in Hawaii, specifically in Honolulu, a lot more buyers are turning towards condo-living. In fact in Honolulu 50% more residents have chosen to buy and live in condominiums versus ...

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Aug. 4, 2018

Property Taxes in Hawaii & How It Compares to Other States

You’ll often hear some people say that they “pay” for the beautiful weather and scenery in Hawaii as a sort of euphemism in stating that being a resident in Hawaii has a burden of expensive costs. But in fact, Hawaii residents who are homeowners are blessed with the lowest “effective ...

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