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Seller has approved plans available. Great opportunity! Bob Hudspeth, RS-55464 (808) 896-3066 $1,695,000 604847 HAWAIIAN BELT ROAD Fully fenced, 26 acre coffee and mac-nut farm. Beautiful home, furnished w/tropical flair. Ocean and sunset views! Kona Carla Womack, RS-61019 (808) 896-6768 $1,200,000 299318 MILOLII HEIGHTS HOME 1 bedroom/1 bath home on 2.21 acres - perfect for growing coffee, mac-nuts, etc. Gated and fully fenced. Home is clean & pristine and move-in ready. Ocean & sunset views. Kona Carla Womack, RS-61019 (808) 896-6768 $330,000 608665 OPIHI HALE HOME Self-sufficient 2 bedroom/1 bath steel-framed home with photovoltaic system. Large lanai, gardens and fruit trees. 10 foot celings and lots of windows to provide natural light. Kona Carla Womack, RS-61019 (808) 896-6768 $549,900 603143 • Maryl@Maryl.com WAIKOLOA VILLAS CONDO Spacious 3 bedroom/3 bath, golf course frontage condo with high ceilings and beautiful ocean, sunset, and golf course views. 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Karen Ostlie, RS-60256 (808) 937-1174 DeeJay Underwood, RS-26747 (808) 557-1383 $799,000 600875 national 71,529)5 was affordability of higher year ago purchase national a 5 would need an percent down income of be needed payment. subsided in only somewhat of the experiencing affordability added Yun. rising and that now these severe continue the second markets in the second quarter were the San Jose, California, metro area, where the median existing single-family price was $1,183,400; San Francisco, $950,000; Anaheim- Santa Ana, California, $788,000; urban Honolulu, $760,600; and San Diego, $605,000. The five lowest-cost metro areas in the second quarter were Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio, $87,000; Cumberland, Maryland, $98,200; Decatur, Illinois, $107,400; Binghamton, New York, $109,000; and Elmira, New York, $111,600. Metro area condominium and cooperative prices — covering changes in 61 metro areas — showed the national median existing-condo price was $239,500 in the second quarter, up 5.4 percent from the second quarter of 2016 ($227,200). Eighty-seven percent of metro areas showed gains in their median condo price from a year ago. Regional Breakdown Total existing-home sales in the Northeast rose 1.3 percent in the second quarter and are 0.4 percent above the second quarter of 2016. The median existing single-family home price in the Northeast was $282,300 in the second quarter, up 3.2 percent from a year ago. In the Midwest, existing-home sales increased 4.2 percent in the second quarter but are 0.5 percent below a year ago. The median existing single-family home price in the Midwest increased 6.6 percent to $204,000 in the second quarter from the same quarter a year ago. Existing-home sales in the South dipped 3.0 percent in the second quarter but are 2.5 percent higher than the second quarter of 2016. The median existing singlefamily home price in the South was $229,400 in the second quarter, 6.7 percent above a year earlier. In the West, existing-home sales decreased 3.7 percent in the second quarter but are 3.1 percent above a year ago. The median existing single-family home price in the West increased 7.5 percent to $372,400 in the second quarter from the second quarter of 2016. The National Association of Realtors ®, “The Voice for Real Estate,” is America’s largest trade association, representing over 1.2 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.
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