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Neighborhood Spotlight: Mililani

Mililani, Oahu, Hawaii.  A two-part pre-planned charming suburb community that is centrally located on Oahu right off the H-2 Freeway.

Located in Central Oahu of the City & County of Honolulu, Oahu, Mililani is a residential area with three shopping centers, a number of restaurants, grocery stores, strip malls, town-operated recreation centers, medical clinics, retirement communities, a movie theater, a 24 Fitness, and schools with proximity to the other parts of the island via Kamehameha Highway (Route 99) or the H-2 Freeway that connects this Central Oahu community to the other parts of Oahu.  Eric T Chu - SC Realty and his fellow realtors at SC Realty have helped investors, sellers, and buyers explore this convenient to Schofield Barracks and family-friendly neighborhood with lots of living options and styles of apartments, townhomes, and single-family residences.

  • A number of single family homes, townhomes, low-rise apartment complexes and commercial spaces comprise both the Mililani Town (west) and Mililani Mauka (east) neighborhoods. Apartment rental units average from $1,500 to $3,800 per month depending on bedrooms/bathrooms/parking and month-to-month leasing is generally available.  Purchase prices for Single Family (SF) homes generally range from $400,000 to $1M Fee Simple homes depending on size and location.  Parking and square footage are generally more generous in this suburb community on Oahu than in other cities.  Comparable real estate can be found in the adjacent Waipio, and other West Oahu cities such as Kapolei.
  • Zip Code: 96789
  • Temperature Range: 60-83 F (Weather)
  • Accessible drive from around the island (H2 and Exit 5A Mililani Mauka and 5B Mililani Town as well as Kamehameha Highway also known as Route 99)
  • Known for its family-friendly community, town association lifestyle, proximity to Schofield Barracks, Wheeler AAF, the North Shore, Dole Pineapple Plantation, Waikele Premium Outlets, Mililani Golf Club (a par-72, public course), Patsy Mink Central Oahu Regional Park, Waipio Costco, Post Office, Wal-Mart, and a number of specialty eateries such as Five Guys, Wing Stop, Assagio's, and CPK, Mililani real estate is home to several
    • Neighborhood Communities: 
      • Mililani Town:  Single Family Homes and Townhomes from the late 1960s as part of Castle & Cooke master plan for a satellite city
      • Mililani Mauka: Development beginning in the early 1990's and you'll hear community names such as:  Northpointe, Northpointe Terrace, Crescent Lane, I'i Vistas, 
    • Recreation Centers: 1 to 7 maintained by the Mililani Town Association (MTA)
    • Schools:   Yelp Listing

Mililani Town is a quiet community of low-rise homes with attached garages, yards, and wide-tree-lined streets.  Mililani is generally breezy and very green and lush given the nearly nightly light rainfall.  As pictured, this charming home in Mililani is move-in ready and perfect for a family to come home to for breezy and quiet community relaxation.

 

 

SC Realty's Footprint in Mililani Town and Mililani Mauka Communities

 


 

 

Coming up Next...

Neighborhood Spotlight: Kapolei where we will take a look at Ka Makana Ali'i, the Rail, schools, and the Loft and SF Home options in Oahu's 'second City'.

 

Eric T Chu - SC Realty is a full-service real estate and property management agent.  He has extensive experience on Oahu advising both first-time home buyers/sellers and those looking to invest in property and on the search for a responsive and trustworthy property management partner. 

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Disclosure of Material Connection:  Some of the links in the post above are links to external websites.  This means, if you click on the link and go to another site, we are not responsible for loss or damages incurred.  We only link to or recommend material we use personally and believe will add value to our readers.  We are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."  Note that factual information is sourced from MLS around the time of blog post and considered to be reliable as available but not guaranteed.  Images used in this post are sourced from my personal Eric T Chu - SC Realty Archives or Pixabay (free for commercial use with no attribution required).

Neighborhood Spotlight:  Hawaii Kai

Hawaii Kai, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii.  An older and close-to-water, but luxurious East Honolulu neighborhood.

In the East-most part of the City & County of Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii Kai is a largely residential area with a Costco, a number of restaurants, grocery stores, strip malls, medical clinics, and public and private schools with proximity to Downtown Honolulu via Route 72 Kalanianaole Highway that connects this east-side town to the other parts of Oahu.  Over the past few years, Eric T Chu - SC Realty and his fellow realtors at SC Realty have helped investors and dream home owners explore this convenient and family-friendly neighborhood with lots of living options and styles of condos and townhomes to single-family residences.

  • A number of single family homes, high and low-rise apartment complexes and commercial spaces near the Hawaii Kai Marina and also the Golf Course dot this older East Oahu community. Apartment rental units average from $1,500 to $5,000 per month depending on bedrooms/bathrooms/amenities.  Purchase prices for Single Family (SF) homes ranges from $400,000 Studios to $3.5M Fee Simple homes depending on size and location.  Comparable real estate can be found in the adjacent Waialae, Kahala, Kuliouou-Kalani Iki, Diamond Head-Kapahulu-St. Louis areas. 
  • Zip Code: 96825
  • Temperature Range: 65-81 F (Weather)
  • Accessible drive from around the island (H1 West and East off exits at Kalanianaole Highway also known as Route 72)
  • Known for its Marina, Costco, Foodland Farms and east Honolulu eateries, Hawaii Kai is home to several
    • Condominiums:   Mauna Luan, Heritage House, Mount Terrace, Kalele Kai, Naniwa Gardens, 7000 Hawaii Kai Drive, Commodore Hawaii Kai, Plaza Hawaii Kai
    • Townhomes:  Mawaena Kai, The Esplanade, Kaimala Marina, Gateway Peninsula, Marina Palms, Villa Marina, Kuapa Isle, Koko Isle, Colony Marina
    • Schools:   Yelp Listing

 

The Hawaii Kai Marina is a leisure selling point of the Hawaii Kai community.  Watch sunrises and sunsets from this stop-off point or browse the many shops and restaurants that line the Marina from Costco and City Mill to Zippy's and Assagio as well as Oahu's first Roy's restaurant location.

 

 

SC Realty's Footprint in the Hawaii Kai Community

 


 

 

Coming up next week...

For Sale by Owner (FSBO) vs. Using a Local Listing Agent:  Which is Best for Your Investment?

 

 

Eric T Chu - SC Realty is a full-service real estate and property management agent.  He has extensive experience on Oahu advising both first-time home buyers/sellers and those looking to invest in property and on the search for a responsive and trustworthy property management partner. 

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Disclosure of Material Connection:  Some of the links in the post above are links to external websites.  This means, if you click on the link and go to another site, we are not responsible for loss or damages incurred.  We only link to or recommend material we use personally and believe will add value to our readers.  We are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."  Note that factual information is sourced from MLS around the time of blog post and considered to be reliable as available but not guaranteed.  Images used in this post are sourced from my personal Eric T Chu - SC Realty Archives or Pixabay (free for commercial use with no attribution required).

Neighborhood Spotlight: Makiki

Makiki, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii.  An affordable, convenient, and centrally-located Honolulu neighborhood.

Makiki is a growth-neighborhood that currently houses older, high and low-rises, a few duplexes and yet is known for its proximity to great schools, downtown Honolulu, and transportation by-ways.  For Eric T Chu - SC Realty, this area has huge growth potential and one to watch as we see new development in the form of small community loft living and new businesses moving in to the area.  Makiki is a centrally-located Honolulu family and investor-friendly neighborhood to call home on Oahu, Hawaii.

  • A number of apartments complexes and businesses that range from Studio to multi-bedroom rental units from $200,000-$1.5M Fee Simple properties depending on size and location.  There are two distinct areas: Makiki and Makiki Heights with the Heights' homes being more valuable up to an $18M listing near Tantalus or Round Top Drive at the moment (MLS #201627051). Comparable real estate can be found in the adjacent Lower Punchbowl, Kapiolani, Kaimuki and Manoa areas. 
  • Zip Code: 96822
  • Temperature Range: 62-87 F (Weather)
  • Accessible drive from around the island (H1 West off exits:  Wilder Avenue, Kapiolani Avenue; and H1 East off exits: Kinau Street, Punahou Street).  Major roads include: Punahou Street / Manoa Road, Pensacola Street, Round Top Drive, Piikoi Street, Nehoa Street / Prospect Street, Metcalf Street and Wilder Avenue 
  • Best known for its proximity to freeways, neighborhood atmosphere of district parks, tennis courts, a skate park, recreational pools, private and public schools such as Punahou School and Roosevelt High School, Downtown Honolulu area, and being previously home to President Obama and Bruno Mars

 

MLS # 201629165. The MLS properties are based on information from the Multiple Listing Service of Hicentral MLS, Ltd. Listings last updated on March 09, 2017. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Listing Courtesy: OahuRE.com.

 

SC Realty's Footprint in the Makiki Area

  • Enjoy some of our favorite places to hang out in the Makiki area; Eric T Chu - SC Realty frequents the following 
    • Sure Shot Cafe in the Makiki Shopping Village known for their delicious scones (Check SSC out on Yelp!)
    • Makiki Farmer's Market at St. Clements for local produce, music, and meals (Check the Farmer's Market out on Yelp!)
    • Peppa's Korean BBQ -  Meats, mandoo, and vegetable sides - quick and generous Korean food (Check Peppa's out on Yelp)
    • Makiki Community Library - Despite the limited hours of operation, this is a great community-run resource for reading as a family or getting some work done in the area (More @Makiki Library)
  • Buy / Work with Eric T Chu - SC Realty to find your dream home in this convenient community neighborhood that is 5-minutes from Downtown Honolulu, Manoa and Ala Moana
  • Sell / List your property with us at Eric T Chu - SC Realty and see the results in this part-suburb community, part suburb-luxury area
  • Property Management (you can rent one of our client's properties or leverage our services to rent your property)

 

 


 

Eric T Chu - SC Realty is a full-service real estate and property management agent.  He has extensive experience on Oahu advising both first-time home buyers/sellers and those looking to invest in property and on the search for a responsive and trustworthy property management partner. 

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Disclosure of Material Connection:  Some of the links in the post above are links to external websites.  This means, if you click on the link and go to another site, we are not responsible for loss or damages incurred.  We only link to or recommend material we use personally and believe will add value to our readers.  We are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."  Note that factual information is sourced from MLS around the time of blog post and considered to be reliable as available but not guaranteed.  Images used in this post are sourced from my personal Eric T Chu - SC Realty Archives or Pixabay (free for commercial use with no attribution required).

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Thank you for visiting today. If this is your first visit, take your time and look around. I have plenty of information and resources available to you. If you are a return visitor, thank you. I would love to hear from you and tell you how I can serve all your real estate needs.

Eric T Chu - SC Realty is a full-service real estate and property management agent.  He has extensive experience on Oahu advising both first-time home buyers/sellers and those looking to invest in property and on the search for a responsive and trustworthy property management partner. 

___________________________________

Disclosure of Material Connection:  Some of the links in the posts we maintain on this website are links to external websites.  This means, if you click on the link and go to another site, we are not responsible for loss or damages incurred.  We only link to or recommend material we use personally and believe will add value to our readers.  We are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."  Note that factual information is sourced from MLS around the time of our site updates and blog postings and is considered to be reliable as available but not guaranteed.  Images used on this website are sourced from my personal Eric T Chu - SC Realty Archives or Pixabay (free for commercial use with no attribution required).

 

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