Tag Archives: Kauai foreclosures

How the Coconut Wireless affects Kauai Real Estate

Although I grew up in small farming towns, we moved to Kauai from the city.  I have many embarassingly funny stories about my cultural adjustment, especially getting used to what we call the “Coconut Wireless”… Enjoy the song and lyrics – Coconut Wireless, by Kepa Kruse, … Continue reading

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Kauai REO Buying Tip; Why do I need a buyers agent?

Getting the best price is the number one goal of foreclosure buyers.  First, let’s address one of the biggest myths of real estate – “If I work with the listing agent, I’ll be able to get a lower price.” Although not … Continue reading

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Kauai Real Estate Market – It’s a Smore

What’s firm, a little cracked and spicy on top and bottom – but gooey and mooshy in the middle? Smores? or the Kauai Real Estate market? Listings priced to sell – sell. But they have to compete with REO’s and … Continue reading

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Kauai Eastside Foreclosure Pick of the Week

Drumroll please!!  My top REO pick of the week for Kauai’s Eastside Coconut Coast was featured on this week’s Broker Caravan; 6011 Olohena Road #1 MLS 240819  – $559,900 All Photos More Eastside REO listings; Kauai Eastside REO Update Maybe … Continue reading

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Short Sale Tales from the Crypt!

Happy Halloween!  Remember this scary guy from the 90’s? Working with Kauai short sales during the past 3 years, many times I’ve felt like we’re unwitting players in a ‘Short Sale Tales from Crypt’ series. Any producers want to try … Continue reading

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Princeville REO Home with Bali Hai Views SOLD – $490,000

Ever wonder what happened after viewing a home, or watching a video walk-through? This Princeville REO home with Bali Hai views was purchased by the previous owner in September 2005 for $1,067,000.  After an unsuccessful short sale offering, the lender … Continue reading

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Kauai Market Update – “Pin the tail on the donkey??”

Where’s the market?  Tracking Kauai market statistics and conflicting national foreclosure news makes me feel like I’m blindfolded, being spun around trying to find ‘the bottom.’ As you can see from the weekly news highlights below, reports are all over … Continue reading

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Kauai REO Market Speeds Up

It’s not just an illusion – Kauai REO real estate listings are moving faster.  We’re not quite at “Gone in 60 Seconds” but with 2 of the 4 new listings this week already gone…getting close.  Wonder if Nicolas Cage and … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Buying a Kauai Foreclosure

Top 3 Tips on how to buy an REO on Kauai. Continue reading

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Has the Princeville Condo Market Hit Bottom?

Kauai real estate has not been a “flip” market for several years.  So are two recent foreclosure flips of Princeville condos a sign of hitting bottom?? At least within this “micro market”? Let’s look at what’s happening…. Princeville REO condos have … Continue reading

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