Alii Lani Pool

Wait… the monthly maintenance fees are how much??

Many people I encounter as a Realtor® in Hawaii are taken aback by condominium HOA and/or maintenance fees. Basically the “monthly fees” are the combined fees assessed to homeowners by the association of owners that is elected to manage a condominium project for upkeep and other costs incurred by the community. I think that a…

LaAloa Beach in Kailua Kona

LaAloa Beach in Kailua Kona

LaAloa Beach is a small but very popular beach located on Alii Drive right in Central Kailua Kona. It is a popular destination for tourist and locals alike due to its convenient in-town location. This beach is also known as White Sands Beach, Magic Sands and Disappearing Sands, the later two names referring to times…

Central Kailua Kona

Q2 2014 Market Trends for Central Kailua Kona; Prices Up, Volume Varied

As the trend has been for several years now, prices in Central Kailua Kona (CKK) increased across every segment (residential, condominium and vacant land). For the first time in a while however, MLS data shows a decline in combined sales volume and number of transactions, dragged down by a decrease in sales of residential properties. Is this…