Each week Caron discusses the real estate market on Oahu as we move through the COVID-19 pandemic and transition to the new norm. We also talk about our community and share pictures of what life looks like here in Hawaii.
January 22 – Designing Your Dream Home with Architect Jim Schmit
January 15 – Special Guest: Jane Marshall Goodsill, Author of Voices of Hawai’i
January 8 – Reviewing the 2020 Real Estate Market & Ultra Luxury Sales
December 18 – Holiday Meals with Stu Simmons of Seafood Connection
December 11 – Sales Above Asking Price Skyrocket: November Real Estate Update
December 4 – Buying & Selling Real Estate During the Holidays
November 27 – Creativity & Happiness During the Pandemic
November 20 – An Update on the Oahu Real Estate Market & Nationwide Home Sales
November 13 -Luxury Homes Above $1.5M Can Be 100% Financed for Service Members with Nathan Bernier
November 6 – Home Entertainment & Audio Systems with Chad Fukumoto
October 30- An Update on Real Estate on the Neighbor Islands
October 23 – Arizona Real Estate Possibilities with Don Dufek
October 16 – Chatting with our Operations & Customer Advocacy Manager
October 9 – September Real Estate Market Update
If you’ve enjoyed a seafood dish at a fine dining restaurant on Oahu, you’ve had food from Seafood Connection. This week’s guest is Stu Simmons of Seafood Connection. Stu will talk about sourcing seafood from around the world, how his company is the exclusive distributor in Hawaii of the world’s best lobster, and how you can get their seafood directly.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, October 2, 2020
October 2- Gourmet Seafood with Stu Simmons of Seafood Connection
On this week’s video we’ll be speaking with Broker/Co-owner Jae Wu of Heyler Realty in Los Angeles. Jae has been working in real estate for 26 years and will share her expertise on the high end market of West Lost Angeles market and talk about how real estate and life in California have been affected by the pandemic.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, September 25, 2020
September 25 – Life and Real Estate in West Los Angeles with Jae Wu
In this video I will speak with commercial broker Alex Peach of Colliers. Alex specializes in office leasing. We will discuss what offices could look like moving forward, as well as some tips for working from home.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, September 18, 2020
September 18 -What Offices Might Look Like Moving Forward with Alex Peach
In this week’s video I will dive more deeply into the luxury market and share information on where buyers of luxury homes in Hawaii are coming from and how the homes are financed.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, September 11, 2020
September 11 – Did You Know that 50% of Luxury Home Buying in Hawaii is With Cash?
On this week’s video I will share an update on the luxury market and talk about why some properties sell, while others seem to sit on the market, or come off and back on the market, but don’t sell. If you’re thinking of selling your luxury market, you’ll definitely want to tune in!
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, September 4, 2020
September 4 – Why Some Luxury Homes Sell and Others Sit on the Market
On this week’s video I will be speaking with well-known Hawaii architect Jim Schmit! Access to beautiful Hawaii views has always been and remains a major selling point and home design. Find out how building and remodeling homes with increased amount of glass for windows has changed construction.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, August 28, 2020
August 28 – Interview with Architect Jim Schmit
I’ll be talking about one of my favorite areas, Diamond Head! I’ll discuss the market of the area and what living in and buying selling real estate in this area is like, as well as show pictures of some beautiful sights the area is known for.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, August 21, 2020
August 21- Neighborhood Spotlight: Diamond Head
Today I’ll be speaking with our stager Loreen Lynch. Loreen was one of the pioneers of staging on Oahu and has been working in home design since 2005. We’ll be talking about what does into the staging process to attract potential buyers and set homes apart.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, August 14, 2020
August 14 – Professional Home Staging with Loreen Lynch
On this week’s video I talk about real estate statistics and trends from across the country, as well as the latest on the luxury market on Oahu. I also discuss whether adding a pool to a property is a good investment.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, August 7, 2020
August 7 – Latest National & Luxury Real Estate Statistics and the Potential Benefits of Investing in a Pool
On this week’s video I will speak with one of our agents, Jessica White. We will talk about getting multiple offers in today’s market and how to differentiate properties in order to increase demand and get multiple offers.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, July 31, 2020
July 31- Multiple Offers in COVID Times with Agent of the Month, Jessica White
On this week’s video I will talk about the luxury market on Oahu and share the top sales for second quarter of 2020. I’ll also share top sales from our neighbor islands Maui, Kauai, and Big Island.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, July 24, 2020
July 24- Oahu & Neighbor Island Real Estate Sales and Stats
On this week’s video I’ll be sharing an update on the real estate market of Oahu and provide recent statistics and discuss market activity. I'll also share tips on getting started with journaling, which I've been doing for years.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, July 17, 2020
July 17 – Oahu Real Estate Statistics for June
On this week’s video I’m speaking with Brenda Mitchell, Vice President and Executive Loan Officer at Bank of Hawaii, about lending opportunities, rates, and forbearance. Brenda has closed over $1 billion worth of loans and is an expert in all things lending-related.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, July 10, 2020
July 10 – Lending Opportunities & Forbearance with Brenda Mitchell, Vice President and Executive Loan Officer at Bank of Hawaii. Read a transcript of the interview here.
July 3 – Strategically Pricing Your Luxury Property
When is the best time to sell your home?This week we’re talking about the things to consider when you’re deciding if it’s the right time to sell your home. We’re also talking about making vision boards, a practice we’ve been doing with our team for a couple years.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, June 26, 2020
June 26th – The Best Time to Put Your Home on the Market & Creating Vision Boards
Wondering how the luxury market has changed in the last month? This week we’re talking about how the luxury real estate market in Oahu and sharing fun Hawaii ideas for Father’s Day!
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, June 19, 2020
June 19th- Oahu’s Luxury Market, the Second Home Market, and Father’s Day Activities
This week we’ll be speaking with our Property Management department to talk about our Concierge and Rental Management Services and how we’re safely renting homes during COVID and the new normal.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, June 12, 2020
June 12th- Interview with our Property Management and Concierge Coordinator
This week we’re sharing the updated safety protocols for real estate practices in Hawaii and discussing the local market.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, June 5, 2020
June 5th – Updated Real Estate Safety Protocols
This week we’re talking about Oahu’s luxury market and what role the pandemic has played in this market.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, May 29, 2020
May 29th- Luxury Market Overview
This week we’re talking about how the real estate market has been during the past few months and where we see it going moving forward.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, May 22, 2020
May 22nd – Real Estate Market Moving Forward
This week we’re talking about how we’re selling homes now while prioritizing the safety and health of our clients.
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, May 15, 2020
May 15th- Prioritizing Clients’ Health and Safety
This week we’re talking about the local real estate market here on Oahu and sharing local pictures that make great places to celebrate Mother's Day!
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, May 8, 2020
May 8th – Local Real Estate Market
Posted by Caron B Davis on Friday, May 1, 2020
May 1st- National Real Estate Statistics
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