Hawaii Real Estate News

Aug. 18, 2013

American Dream Realty Real Geeks IDX Search Website Update

I would like to write a quick update about our Real Geeks website. We launched it back 4.5 years ago. Since then we have had 114,431 happy users register to get new listing and price change updates emailed to them daily. We average 49,000 unique visitors a month. The site has 119,753 returning visitors monthly using the website and saving favorite properties.  The site gets over 1,034,000 page views a month. The average user is viewing over 9 pages per visit.

We get compliments all the time from other agents in our market how their clients love using our site, since it is so easy to use and fast. We welcome those users all day long! We have a good chance of helping their client if they drop the ball ?
If you are an agent or broker that needs a great website that will keep your users engaged… you should check out Real Geeks.

Here is a list of sites they have been mentioned on:

RealGeeks IDX Websites reviews on ActiveRainReal Geeks SEO friendly website design. We get quality leads for our agents daily...

Real Geeks Announces the Perfect Formula for Conversion of Real Estate Lead Generation Sites at a Fraction of Cost - the Real Geeks Lead Manager is easy enough for agents to use, but complete enough for the whole CRM operation....

Geek Build 2012 IDX Review #2 – Real Geeks - GeekEstate Blog - went from 140-150 leads a month at the time to today, where we average 1200-1400 leads a month....

RealGeeks on Facebook - I got 4 times as many leads after switching to RealGeeks...

Real Geeks Offers IDX Integration Solutions - online lead generation increased by 400% - 1000% with the same amount of traffic and marketing.!!

Real Geeks IDX Provider says Realtors help Zillow, Trulia outrank them - Real Geeks explains how real estate professionals are actually helping Zillow and Trulia to outrank them by adding the portals widget spam...

Widget Spam Linking – How Real Estate Agents are Helping Zillow and Trulia Rank by Real Geeks - Widget linking or “predatory linking” has been an issue in SEO for years...

The State of the Real Estate SERPs by Real Geeks IDX Provider - The geeks post on the state of the real estate SERPs and how the portals are getting agents to unknowingly help them..

Real Estate Web Site Design - IDX Real Estate Websites by Real Geeks - Quick searches, MLS Search, detailed searches and interactive map searches with lead capture functions plus Lead Management System (CRM) is directly integraded with our custom IDX solution....

Real Geeks IDX - Best Agent Business - Real Geeks sites are designed to have a high conversion rate. The easy to use search allows the visitor to see exactly they are going to get which increases the sign up rate....

Real Geeks on Google+ - Greg's team closed 1080 transactions in 2012 and both Infusionsoft & Real Geeks technologies helped his team follow up...

We are so excited with the results the sites has been getting and so are our users :-)

April 23, 2013

Golf Living at Hokulani on Maui

Do you want a beautiful home on Maui that not only provides ocean views but also keeps you close to all the amazing golf courses that the South Side of Maui has to offer? Well, you are in luck. Right now a great single-family home has opened up on Maui and is located in the Hokulani Golf Villas. 

MLS# 355828

This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home offers over1,850 square feet of living space and comes with all of the amenities of condominium life-but in a single family home setting. With a great price tag and a wonderful piece of property, opportunities like this do not come passing by too often, especially in the Hokulani Golf Villas.

With amazing ocean views and a lot that is considered to be A+, this single-family hoe literally has it all. High ceilings, chef's dream kitchen, large master bedroom, fantastic light, hot water on demand, open floor plan, two car garage, and just moments away to Maui's world-class beaches. Situated next to the pool but still maintaining its privacy. This home truly is one of the more unique ones you will ever come across.

If you are on Maui and have been looking for an opportunity to purchase something with all the amenities of condo living, yet offering a single-family home style, then this is the perfect opportunity for you. This home is perfect for both a full time living situation, or someone that is looking for a getaway home. With so much to offer you owe it to yourself to at least take a look.

Take a few minutes and view this amazing Hokulani Golf Villas listing and others like it. Whether you are looking for a home or an investment, and opportunity like this cannot be missed. 

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Posted in Maui Real Estate
April 20, 2013

Amazing Hawaii Loa Ridge Home Available

Hawaii Loa Ridge on Oahu is known to be the most luxurious place to live on all of Oahu, perhaps in all of Hawaii. That being said, places don’t come cheap. Perhaps that is why this listing will not last long at all, as you will be able to get a place in Hawaii Loa Ridge without breaking the bank. This is a listing you truly have to see to believe.

MLS# 1301105


This amazing 5 bedroom, 6.5 bathroom single-family home offers over 4,300 square feet of living space and sits on 0.2 acres of land. This gorgeous home was completely re-designed and remodeled in 2011 and among all the other amenities and inclusions that come with the purchase of this home, perhaps the most amazing thing about it is the sweeping 180 degree ocean views that can be had in every room in the house.

It seems there has been no expense spared in the creation of the wonderful single-family home in Hawaii Loa Ridge. State-of-the-art LED lighting, European inspired kitchen/baths all featuring the finest materials & craftsmanship are also right there for you to enjoy. Two master suites & three en suite bedrooms make up the rest of the inside, while a resort-inspired pool and spa complete this truly special property on the outside.

The property is in excellent condition and amenities and inclusions include a  bedroom on 1st floor, full bath on 1st floor, landscaped, patio/deck, ac central, auto garage door opener, cable TV, ceiling fan, chandelier, dishwasher, disposal, dryer, fireplace, range hood, range/oven, refrigerator, smoke detector, and a washer.

As if that wasn’t enough there are a number of utilities already included in the purchase. These include cable, connected, gas, Internet cable, public water, telephone, underground electricity, and water.

If you have been dreaming of living in the majestic Hawaii Loa Ridge, then now is your chance to get a home there at a very reasonable price. Take some time to view this listing and others like it. A dream home in Hawaii Loa Ridge can be yours today! 

Flood Zone Info

D - This designation is used for areas where there are possible but undetermined flood hazards. In areas designated as Zone D, no analysis of flood hazards has been conducted. Mandatory flood insurance purchase requirements do not apply but coverage is available. The flood insurance rates for properties in Zone D are commensurate with the uncertainty of the flood risk. 

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March 26, 2013

Luxury Condo Available in Ko’olina

Luxury condo now available in beautiful Ko’olina. If you have been looking for a serene place to live that is surrounded by all the amenities you can imagine luxury living having, then go ahead and read more about this luxury condo in majestic Ko’olina.

MLS# 1212992

This 3 bedroom, 3 bath unit offers over 1,400 square feet of living space and that is just the beginning. Enjoy a resort living lifestyle with swimming pools everywhere, koi ponds, tropical flowers and trees, serene ambience, bar by the beach - yes, its own beach. Secure building, washer/dryer in unit, open lanai overlooking the pools, guest parking, and hotel pool rental program. This truly is luxury, resort style living at its best.

The unit, which is located at the Beach Villas in Ko’olina on Oahu’s west side, comes with ac central, ac split, blinds, cable TV, ceiling fan, dishwasher, disposal, drapes, dryer, home warranty, kitchenware, range hood, range/oven, refrigerator and washer. Not only does the unit come loaded, but amenities from the building are also a part of the bundle. You will be able to enjoy a bbq, club house, concierge, exercise room, meeting room, patio/deck, pool, resident manager, security guard, trash chute, walking/jogging path, whirlpool and more. The building and unit are truly loaded. 

Don’t miss out on your chance to own a luxury condo on the west side of Oahu. Ko’olina is one of the nicest places to purchase a condo on all of Oahu, especially a luxury condo. 

If you are on the market for a luxury condo unit in Ko’olina, then go ahead and view this listing and others like it now. Your luxury condo living dreams are only a click away. 

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Posted in Ewa Plains, Ko Olina
March 23, 2013

Luxury Single Family Hawaii Kai Home Now Available

A luxury listing in Hawaii Kai is now available. Don’t miss the opportunity to own an amazing luxury home in beautiful Hawaii Kai. The area is amazing, and the price of this single-family home is very affordable, especially considering all that you will be getting with the purchase of this luxury Hawaii Kai single-family home.

MLS# 1302245

Located on Makaa Street in the heart of Hawaii Kai, this amazing single-family home screams charm and comes complete with a remodeled kitchen, hard wood (laminate) flooring in living room and bedrooms. The home also offers a spacious living room with vaulted ceiling. One bedroom is located on the ground level as well. Upgrades include stucco exterior and tile roof. Professionally prepared organic garden for herbs and vegetables and an amazing swimming pool make this Hawaii Kai single-family home a must see for you today!

With over 2,300 square feet of living space, the property is laid out beautifully both inside and outside. There is also a landscaped lawn, a patio/deck and plenty of storage space available. Inclusions for the home include an auto garage door opener, blinds, ceiling fan, convection oven, dishwasher, disposal, dryer, microwave, range hood, range/oven, refrigerator, smoke detector and washer.

At this low asking price, especially for the area, this single-family home on Makaa Street in beautiful Hawaii Kai is not going to last long. If you are interested in the Hawaii Kai area of Oahu, then we encourage you to sit down and take a few minutes to explore all that is available in this highly desirable area of Oahu. You can view this listing and more in the area right here. Enjoy! 

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March 19, 2013

Maui Luxury Living at its Finest

Wailea is a very prestigious and luxurious place to live on Maui. The area is full of wonder and beauty and people dream of living in the area. A beautiful luxury home has come on the market and is waiting for you to make a visit and see all that is has to offer. Don’t pass up the chance to own a luxury home in Wailea on the island of Maui.

MLS# 355443

This 3 bedroom, 3 and a half bath luxury home is located in the heart of Wailea and offers over 5,600 square feet of living space. It is located on a 0.3 acre piece of land and is waiting for you to view today!

This Wailea Kialoa residence immediate puts you in a tranquil and peaceful mood and setting, as the beauty immediately takes over. With its cathedral ceilings, en-suite bedrooms, and over 1,200 square feet of covered lanais, this amazing and luxurious home offers fantastic ocean views. Both ocean view master suites are joined by a living room with wet bar that leads out to a private lanai. On the lower level you have a formal great room, guest suite, separate home theater, bar area, dining room, breakfast nook, and a rich gourmet kitchen which suits preparation from everyday meals to extravagant entertaining. 

Other rooms included in this sprawling estate include a den/study, dining area, dining room, eat-in kitchen/nook, family room, laundry room, storage room, and a work space. It simply does not get any better than this.

If you have been dreaming of living in Wailea on Maui, then don’t let this opportunity pass you by. Offered at a good price, especially when you consider all that you are getting. Take a few minutes to check out this listing and others and make your dreams of owning a home in Wailea a reality.

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Posted in Maui, Real Estate
March 16, 2013

Heaven on Earth Available on Kauai

Kauai is considered to be one if the prettiest, if not the prettiest, island in the Hawaiian Island chain. If you want luxury combined with beauty, then look no further than this amazing, and affordable listing on Kauai that brings heaven to earth.

MLS# 261570

This luxury listing available on Kauai is located in Kilauea and provides one of the more stunning views you will ever see. This 4 bedroom, 2 and a half bath place offers over 1,800 square feet of living space and once you see the view you will understand why it is labeled heaven on earth. The views are just mind blowing, overlooking the ocean, coastline, Kalihiway Bay, the beach, the mountains and sunset coupled with rainbows galore. All of this is set nestled tightly within a beautiful 1/2 acre piece of land. Basically, everything you imagine a Kauai luxury home should be is what you get when you lay your eyes on this.

Offered at a fair price, especially when you consider the views, property and amenities, you will be able to enjoy so much if you choose to purchase this place. With so much to see and do in the area, this luxury home offers a great place for you to call home base while you are out an about.

The home also has a successful history of being a luxury rental, so this may be purchased as an investment property as well. The choices are endless, but you have to see it to believe it.

If you have been looking for a luxury home and/or investment property on majestic Kauai, then look no further than this listing. Take a few minutes to view this listing and others like it now. 

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Posted in Kauai, Real Estate
March 14, 2013

Beautiful Niu Valley Estates Home Now Available

A beautiful Niu Valley Estates single-family home has just come on the market. This rarely available home is situated in the corner area, which is very coveted and very quiet. Ideal for people who want to keep to themselves and enjoy a nice peaceful, quiet living experience.

MLS# 1302471

The home is beautifully designed with an open floor plan, a traditional entry way, newly renovated kitchen w/ granite & new SS appliances and beautiful hardwood floors. Ample storage, fresh interior and exterior paint, lush tropical surroundings and more allow for one of the better deals in the Niu Valley Estates area.

The home comes with a number of utilities included in the monthly mortgage fee, including cable, Internet cable, public water, sewer connection reqd, sewer fee, telephone, underground electricity and water.

There is a bedroom on the first floor, a landscaped lawn, sprinkler system and a great fenced in yard. Inclusion for this home include ac split, ac window unit, book shelves, cable TV, ceiling fan, chandelier, dishwasher, disposal, dryer, range hood, range/oven, refrigerator, smoke detector, washer.

All in all a deal like this will not come around very often. Don’t miss your chance to own a beautiful home in the Niu Valley Estates area. This place won’t last long at this price, so check it out now.

If you are interested in owning a home in this area then we encourage you to act quick and take a few minutes to view all that is available in the Niu Valley Estates area on Oahu. 

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Posted in Honolulu, Real Estate
Oct. 11, 2012

Hokua At 1288 Ala Moana

Considered by many to be the ultimate destination for luxury condo living in Honolulu, the Hokua at 1288 Ala Moana offers many of the finest amenities that you would only find at a high-end vacation resort in Honolulu. This is unique in the fact that you can enjoy a luxury lifestyle while knowing that you are indeed not at a resort, but at home!

Views of Diamond Head and the mighty Pacific ocean are right at your fingertips, and these views will be hard to match anywhere else. Each unit is built with quality and luxury in mind, and many of the units are as big or bigger than single-family homes. While there are plenty of big luxury units in Hawaii, the Hokua at 1288 Ala Moana is arguably the best, as they seem one step ahead of the rest.

Luxury amenities abound in this building, as to be expected. Enjoy disappearing-edge heated pool overlooking the pacific ocean surrounded by whirlpool spas. You can also take advantage of a dog park and five enclosed cabanas for barbecue parties or gatherings that are all equipped with gas ranges.  There is also a court for tennis and basketball and a playground for young children. Don’t forget the state of the art fitness room, business center and meeting rooms. All of this at your fingertips in one of the most luxurious condo buildings in all of Hawaii.

While this building is wildly popular and units go fast, there are some currently available. Highlighted is one below that we think you will enjoy.

MLS# 1210808

This high floor, corner unit in the Hokua at 1288 Ala Moana is definitely something to behold. Many condo units (even luxury units) come with only two parking stalls. This one comes with 3, which is huge in Hawaii. There is also a bog storage room and amazing ocean, mountain and sunset views from this unit.

Additional Unit Info:

  • Monthly Fee: 1823
  • Maint Fee Includes: Gas, Internet Service, Sewer, Water
  • Floor Number: 28
  • Parking Spaces: 3
  • Management Company: Hawaiiana Mgmt
  • Views Include: Coastline, Ocean, Sunset
  • Unit Features: Central AC, Corner/End, Even# Unit, Storage
  • Amenities: BBQ, Club House, Concierge, Exercise Room, Heated Pool, Meeting Room, Patio/Deck, Pool, Recreation Area, Resident Manager, Restaurant, Sauna, Security Guard, Storage, Tennis Court, Trash Chute, Whirlpool
  • Building Style: High-Rise 7+ Stories
  • Unit Includes: AC Central, Auto Garage Door Opener, Blinds, Cable TV, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Range Hood, Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Smoke Detector, Washer
  • Year Built: 2006
  • Security: Key, Keyed Elevator, Security Patrol, Video

Don’t miss your chance to won what is considered to be Hawaii luxury condo living at its best. View this listing and other Honolulu properties now!

Posted in Condos, Honolulu
Oct. 11, 2012

Royal Kai Lani in the heart of Waikiki

Have you ever dreamed of living in a fine, upscale, luxury residence in the heart of Waikiki? Well, now you can if you purchase a unit in the Royal Kai Lani. The Royal Kai Lani is a luxury residence that overlooks the beach of Waikiki.

A full conversion of a 12-story ocean front hotel into a 1 penthouse per floor luxury residence, the Royal Kai Lani offers potential residents the chance for amazing upscale living with fantastic views and all of the luxury amenities possible. Located directly in Waikiki, you will have instant access to the two-mile stretch of white sand coast and crystal clear waters that you will only find in Waikiki.

Some of the best shopping, restaurants, sailing, swimming, windsurfing, outrigger canoeing and snorkeling are all right at your fingertips at the Royal Kai Lani. This upscale, luxury residence will also allow you quick and easy access to the Honolulu Zoo, Kapi’olani Park, the Waikiki Aquarium, and Diamond Head, one of the most famous landmarks in Hawaii. Everything you and your family are looking for can be found in the Royal Kai Lani.

The Royal Kai Lani also includes some amazing amenities and features, including an entertainment room, master suites, gourmet kitchen and laundry room. Right now is the time to jump on one if these amazing units. Luckily, there are a few available, highlighted by the following listing.

MLS# 1202328

With only one apartment per floor, the Royal Kai Lani is truly something special, especially if you want high-end luxury living in the heart of Waikiki. Contemporary design of entire 11th floor with private, secured entry. Travertine floors, granite counters, high-end appliances and much more!

You can own this amazing piece of property Fee Simple now. Why not give yourself some of the following amenities to enjoy as part of your luxury lifestyle in Waikiki at the Royal Kai Lani?

Unit Features:

  • Interior Living Area: 2,900 sq. ft.
  • Total Area: 2,900 sq. ft.
  • Remodel year: 2012
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 4/1  
  • Parking: 2
  • View: Coastline, Diamond Head, Ocean, Sunset
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Additional Rooms: Dining Area, Laundry Room, Open Lanai
  • Floor Coverings: Ceramic Tile, Other
  • Inclusions: AC Central, Cable TV, Convection Oven, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Smoke Detector, Washer
  • Building Style: Condotel, High-Rise 7+ Stories
  • Year Built: 1966
  • Parking: Assigned, Covered 2
  • Frontage: Other
  • Amenities: Concierge, Doorman, Resident Manager
  • Security: Keyed Elevator, Security Patrol

There are several units available in the building, but they won’t last long. If you are on the market for luxury living in the heart of Waikiki with all the amazing amenities imaginable, then the Royal Kai Lani should be your first stop. View other Waikiki properties today

Posted in Condos, Waikiki