Houses in my neighborhood

This 3 bedroom 2 bath house in my neighborhood is for sale. It sits on a 6,600 square foot lot.  The owner wants $900,000 for this property:


I like this rock garden in front of another house in my area:


This white picket fence with the vine covered arch looks pretty, doesn’t it?


This used to be a 1 story residence, which was transformed into a 2 story care home for elderly patients:


This house replaced the one that burned down in 2014:


Many nice looking properties in my neighborhood! But, they cost a lot, because land on this island is scarce.  It’s the land, not the house that is valuable.

9 Responses to “Houses in my neighborhood”

  1. Olga Says:

    I guess island living is always expensive because land is such a premium consideration. Still, it is a piece of paradise and you do live in lovely home that gives you great pleasure. What more can one ask?

  2. Christine Says:

    Interesting look at Hawaii real estate and can’t beat the weather!

  3. Tom Sightings Says:

    Wow, your neighborhood is nice, and expensive!

  4. dkzody Says:

    That house on the top, listed for $900K, would sell for about $160,000 here in Fresno. We too have lots of about 6000 sq feet. In the bay area, however, the house would be over a million dollars. Again, like in Hawaii, it’s the land. In Fresno, we have miles and miles of open land that can be developed.

  5. honoluluaunty91 Says:

    Real estate in Hawaii is really expensive and I often wonder how the young people will do, especially now that the interest rates are rising and their monthly mortgages will be higher. Will prices come down? I hope so.

    If they rise, then it is the foreign cash buyers pushing up the prices, but I think they, too, will be having a hard time because the dollar is getting stronger.

  6. anonymousonthemainland!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Says:

    The homes you show on your blog would sell for top dollar here but it is inclement weather about 7 months of the years, save the past 3 years, it broke all heat records, no one who has a nearly 39 year old home like ours has a/c on heat pumps..Ceiling heat to boot and one has to replace the outside of ones home here due to condensation, rain, ice and snow, still owning a tiny home here is a real blessing.>Rents are ridiculous for one can even imagine, so homelessness and living day to day and hunger is big..I would take a tiny amount of time left in my life to spend it in sun and blue skies and loving people which Hawaii truly has..but we are stuck where to go in Washington state no where everything is ridiculously priced, so we endure another ice storm and snow and chills of 12 degrees coming today and tomorrow we do escape to the beach with childhood friends it rarely get that icy and cold there and celebrate another day and days of living, aloha and god’s blessings!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. Joanne Noragon Says:

    I wonder how one earns enough money to buy and maintain million dollar homes.

  8. SchmidleysScribblins Says:

    So true here also. Location, location, location as the realtors say.

  9. anonymousonthemainland!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Says:

    Hawaii is one of the healthiest states of the USA due to the weather and sunshine, but if one cannot afford anykind of shelter than I don’t understand how they got that distinction..Here in Washington state rents are rising so fast many people sell and leave this area in clark county, king county and in Whatcom county (Bellingham) toooo! Some things in life look good on paper but in real life time they are not so much..Even some good retirement incomes pale if one must spend 85% of it to live in a tiny dwelling, we have been here in June 39 years live in a 1,205 3 bedroom 1 and 1/2 bath ranch home and it now sells used 38 or 39 years for over $350,000 and needs a lot of repairs to just be habitable, NO THANK YOU – we may sell and escape to the beach if a hospital would be built most doctors can’t make a good living so no hospital there, eastern Washington is dry and sunny and plenty of hospitals, we miss the sunshine after nearly 39 years here, we pray for a good solution. ALOHA in your corner of paradise!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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