January 9, 2014|Blake Howell|Big Island: Market Trends
2013 Real Estate Retrospective
2013 was an active year for real estate on both the national and local scene. As we enter into these early weeks of 2014, we have the necessary MLS data coming in to take a look back at 2013 to see the ups and downs of the year.
Watching prices climb in many markets was scary for some buyers, but for many homeowners, who were seeing appreciation in their properties for the first time in years, the upward trends were a relief.
Because the Big Island of Hawaii is a very diverse island comprised of many sub-markets, the reports are mixed for different areas. Since I specialize in the Central Kailua-Kona market, I tend to concentrate more on numbers and real estate trends for this area of the island.
2013 Central Kona Real Estate Trends
Overall, the real estate market in Kailua Kona performed well in 2013 with increased activity in residential, condominium and vacant land transactions. Year-over-year,... Read More
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