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Aloha & Welcome!

I hope this email finds you and your loved ones well!

I apologize for the delay in getting this month's newsletter to you - I've been darned busy!

In here you will find statistics on local home sales and other real estate news and resources. The Big Island real estate market remains highly competitive with low inventory and high demand. Desirable homes are often under contract in a matter of days and there's still a lot of cash in the market. In comparison to past months however, there's emerging debate over where the real estate market is headed.

In addition to real estate information, I share a few stunning paintings by beloved local artist Mary Spears. I'm wrapping up my training in the Master Gardener program, so if you have gardening questions or pest problems, get in touch. I may not have the answer myself, but luckily I know folks who are smarter than me. Finally, I'm growing herb and vegetable starter plants - basil, brussels sprouts, chives, dill, oregano, parsley, potatoes, rosemary, tarragon, thyme and tomatoes. If you want a few, drop me a note.

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Lisa

King Protea by Mary Spears

Painted Paper Collage on Board
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Mary’s uniquely amazing work has been featured in numerous shows in the state of Hawaii and is shown in numerous museums. Her work may be seen at the Gallery of Great Things in Waimea and her studio in Waimea. For commissions, private lessons, painting safaris or a studio tour, email Mary or visit her website.

Heliconia Silk

Koa Framed Dye on Silk
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Torch Ginger

Dyes on Silk
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~ Real Estate News & Resources ~

  • Existing Home Sales Retract 2.4% in April 2002. Existing-home sales fell for the third straight month in April 2022, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.61 million. Sales were down 2.4% from the prior month and 5.9% from one year ago. With slower demand, the inventory of unsold existing homes climbed to 1.03 million by the end of April, or the equivalent of 2.2 months of the monthly sales pace.
By Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist NAR. For full presentation click here.

~ Recent Home Sales Kailua-Kona ~

April-May sales data indicate continued high demand for Big Island real estate...

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