Hawaii Island Real Estate Update January 2024

Did you know home sales dropped over 25% last year on Hawaii Island? We are seeing more homes coming on the market right now, and interest rates are slated to go down this year.
As West Hawaii and East Hawaii are seeing homes selling for about 4% under asking price, South Hawaii sellers are getting 100% for their land and homes as the more affordable south market is cooking.

We also discuss the upcoming TAR Bill..transient accommodations rental code amendment in this episode starting at: 29:52

If you are a short term vacation rental owner or want to buy a home to do AirBnBs, you need to see what the County is planning. Here is the proposed bill: https://www.hawaiicountytar.com

Testimony needs to be in this weekend to be heard on Tuesday January 23rd.

Our insightful team of Realtors from around Hawaii Island provide expert information about what is going on with the current housing market on the island AND their thoughts on how declining interest rates may affect the market in 2024.

Thanks to Eric Ziemelis, Real Broker, Lance Owens, LUVA Real Estate for covering West Hawaii, Jana Mahoney, for Kohala Coast, Amber Haley, for East Hawaii, and Andy Madrid for South Hawaii and Joe Eagan for the mortgage update.

Join our 365Ohana on www.365HawaiiLiving.com if you’d like to purchase a home on Hawaii Island or be referred to agents on other islands!

Eric and Julie Ziemelis offer marketing expertise to home sellers with a large group of buyers from our private Facebook group, our real estate YouTube channel and our extensive email list of potential buyers. For Buyers, we offer expertise and resources to ensure we remove the uncertainly from the experience AND provide a community you can reach into for information about moving and events to help you create friendships when you arrive. A full circle Ohana experience!

We also partner with these fabulous Realtors and mortgage pros to help you buy or sell around the island. Looking for connections? Contact us!

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