Kauai Real Estate Review | May 2016

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homes for sale kauai May 2016 proved to be a month more reflective than actionable with a nearly 20 % decline in sales of Kauai real estate properties when compared to last year. Residential sales declined nearly 13% but more surprisingly is a nearly 300,00 dollar decline in residential median price. While agents at Coldwell Banker Turtle Cove Realty have … Read More

Kauai Real Estate Sales Review | April 2016

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Kauai homes for sale April was an active month for Kauai real estate sales with 46 residential properties selling for a median price of $543,000. An increase of almost 22 % in number of units sold but a decrease of nearly $9000 in median sales price when compared with same month last sales in 2015. The good news is that … Read More

Hiking Kauai

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Hiking in Kauai is one of the best things to do of all the great activities that are available to the visitor here on the island. If you are here on a romantic honeymoon or simply a Hawaiian getaway you will be seeing the best of Kauai. Experiencing the road less traveled, the aura, romance, and mystique of hidden Kauai … Read More

Kauai Dining | Papalani Gelato

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It has been my idea that writing on everything Kauai Hawaii would offer our readers a guide, albeit from my perspective, about our island, and hopefully assist them in making intelligent choices to find the best things to do in Kauai. One of the highlights of this ‘task’ is to review Papalani Gelato in the Poipu Shopping Village close to … Read More

Kauai Real Estate Sales Review | March 2016

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Aloha from the island of Kauai presented herewith is the Kauai real estate review for March. It has been an active month with 113 properties changing hands. No doubt inspired by the dry seasonal winter and crystal clear waters of our island home. For the Turtle Cove Realty team there were two land closures in the Koloa district. Mr. Ray … Read More

Why You Need A Real Estate Professional

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I have seen a few FSBO signs recently in my travels around the island, some newly installed and others that are faded and falling over. Here is why you need a real estate professional. Market Knowledge A real estate professional knows current market trends and conditions. A real estate professional is an impassioned expert, they will price your house correctly. … Read More

Prince Kuhio Celebration in Kauai

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Tomorrow marks the 67th anniversary of Prince Kuhio Day, established in 1949 to honor the gentleman prince and most likely heir to the Royal Hawaiian throne prior to the overthrow of the monarchy in January 1893. Local kupuna or elders gathered in period costume from the Victorian era of the late 1800’s to earlier times when men and women wore … Read More

Kauai Real Estate | Poipu Home For Sale

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Even as a kid I thoughtfully examined a wrapped present. While my brother tore into his gifts at Christmas like a hungry lion cub consuming meat and paper I played a game with my inner self. Studying the box and accents of the ribbon against brightly colored paper and then guessing its contents. Not unlike a finely wrapped gift I … Read More

Reclaiming Wetlands for The Birds of Kauai

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources announced the acquisition of 105 acres of former sugarcane land for a wetland sanctuary to protect endangered birds in the Mana coastal plain of Kauai Hawaii. This multi phase project will re-establish habitat sites that were long ago lost during sugarcane operations at Kekaha Sugar Co. The nearly 15,000 acres of land that … Read More

Kauai Real Estate Sales Review | February 2016

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It’s a good time to buy investment grade vacation rental property here on Kauai. Mortgage interest rates hover at historical lows, and prices still have not reached the frenzied prices of 2007. Keep that in mind as we present our Kauai real estate review for February 2016 and if we can answer any of your questions or comments just bang … Read More