March 2015

Found 2 blog entries for March 2015.

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In a mere 5 years, Generation Y is projected to be the biggest age demographic in America. But that doesn't mean they'll wait until then to lead the nation in home-buying. Already, Gen Y is the largest share of the nation's homebuyers at 32%. Here are some other interesting generational trends in real estate. 

Gen Y: 32% (1980-1995) 

  • Gen Y had the largest share of first time buyers at 68%.
  • Gen Y buyers place high importance on finding affordable homes close to work.
  • 39% of Gen Y buyers primarily purchased a home just for the desire to own a home of their own.
  • More than half of Gen Y buyers used a mobile device during their home search and of that group, 31% found the home they purchased this way.
  • 90% of Gen Y bought their home through a real
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    Many people get confused when Realtor's talk about Mariners Valley in Hawaii Kai. They say, "Do you mean Mariners Ridge????" Nope. Im talking about the valley that's nestled between Mariners Ridge and Kamehame Ridge, Mariners Valley. It goes by a few different names, depending on what area of the valley you're talking about....Mariners Valley or Kamilo Iki Valley are the 2 that are widely used. They're based on the legal descriptive names of the area and the subdivisions used in the property tax records for Honolulu County. 

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An aeriel  view of Mariners Valley from the ridge above

    There are single family residences and also townhomes in Mariners valley. The valley is in a really great area of Hawaii Kai, right in the middle. But

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