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February 2017 home prices soar to record-breaking heights

Hawaii’s trusted leader for the most current, accurate real estate data – published its Oahu Residential Real Estate Report for February 2017. The report, which analyzes sales activity for more than 350 Oahu neighborhoods, concludes that Oahu real estate is off to a strong start in 2017, with rising prices, low inventory for sale, and competitive conditions continuing in February.


Congrats to the Winners at the 2017 Locations' Annual Awards Banquet

In 2016, Locations, captured the real estate market with the highest number of transactions by a single firm in Hawaii for the sixth year in a row. To recognize the achievements of our agents and to celebrate the successes as the market leader, we held our annual awards ceremony on Friday, February 10. It was a costume party awards banquet with a theme of "International Traveler."


How Does a Republican President Affect Home Prices?

As Donald Trump enters office as the 45th President of the United States, many have asked "what impact will Donald Trump have on the Oahu housing market?"  Going back to 1958, when the average price for an Oahu single family home was $23,069 and Dwight D, Eisenhower was president, we determined that Hawaii’s real estate market is not directly affected by specific presidents or political parties but rather larger economic factors that fuel consumer confidence such as interest rates, wage growth and unemployment rates.