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1321 Alewa Drive Honolulu HI 96817

$1,375,000 | OahuRE Rebate $6,875 | In Escrow Showing

Listed on 02-14-2020

4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, 0 Half Baths, 2 Parking Spaces

2,699 Square Feet Living * 12,019 Square Feet Land

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Listed previously on January 6, 2020 for $1,375,000. View Details

Listed previously on May 30, 2019 for $1,495,000. View Details

Listed previously on February 20, 2019 for $1,495,000. View Details

Listed previously on October 29, 2018 for $1,995,000. View Details

Listed previously on August 25, 2009 for $1,295,000. View Details

Listed previously on September 5, 2008 for $1,850,000. View Details

Listed previously on May 20, 2007 for $1,788,888. View Details

Withdrawn previously on January 23, 2020 after 17 days on market. View Details

Withdrawn previously on December 22, 2019 after 206 days on market. View Details

Withdrawn previously on May 30, 2019 after 99 days on market. View Details

Withdrawn previously on February 2, 2019 after 96 days on market. View Details

Fell out of escrow 2 times. View Details

Price Decreased 11 times. View Details

Temporarily Withdrawn 1 time. View Details

Withdrawn 4 times. View Details

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MLS#: 202003333 * Questions?
Status: In Escrow Showing
Price: $1,375,000
Rebate: $ 6,875 from OahuRE.com. VA buyers receive an additional $12,129 rebate.
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Beds: 4      Baths: 3      Half: 0      Parking Spaces: 2
Living Sq Ft: 2,699
Land Sq Ft: 12,019
Land Tenure: FS - Fee Simple
Address: 1321 Alewa Drive Honolulu HI 96817
Region: Metro - Activity
Neighborhood: Alewa Heights - Activity * Alewa Heights Stats
Street: Alewa - Activity * Alewa Drive Stats
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Original: $1,375,000
Change: $0    0.00%
Parcel#: 1-1-8-032-001-0000
Link: Tax Info/Plat Map/Parcel Map/Sketch
Days: 44 days in Active or In Escrow Showing
Date: Listed: 02-14-2020
Date: In Escrow - Showing: 02-24-2020
Date: Status Change: 02-26-2020
Year Built: 1919 Remodeled: 2008
View: City, Diamond Head, Garden, Ocean, Sunset
Frontage:
Monthly Tax: $25 Year: 2019
Land: FS - Fee Simple
Condition: Above Average

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Description:

Prominently situated on a grassy corner lot, this Spanish Eclectic home has been lovingly maintained & is a stately reminder of the golden years of Hawaii architecture. Surrounding a central foyer, the main level features a formal living rm w/vaulted ceilings, fireplace & custom built-ins, glass-enclosed patio, formal dining rm w/balcony + adjacent butler’s pantry, spacious kitchen w/breakfast nook & a bedroom w/full bath.

Upstairs, you’ll find the master bedroom w/dressing area & covered balcony, bedroom & full bath featuring pretty green tiled walls. Separate lower level w/bedroom, bath & storage, perfect for a guest suite, home office or in-law unit. Beautiful blend of historical charm, but w/elegant upgrades & modern conveniences thruout. PLUS on historic registry with $25/mo taxes.

 
 
Inclusions: Cable TV, Ceiling Fan, Dishwasher, Disposal, Drapes, Dryer, Fireplace, Lawn Sprinkler, Microwave Hood, Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Security System, Smoke Detector, Washer

Amenities: Bedroom on 1st Floor, Entry, Full Bath on 1st Floor, Landscaped, Maids/Guest Qrters, Patio/Deck, Storage, Wall/Fence

Utilities: Cable, Connected, Internet, Overhead Electricity, Public Water, Telephone Construction: Double Wall, Masonry/Stucco Lot Features: Clear Floor: Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Marble/Granite Disclosures: Property Disclosure Stmt Land Recorded: Land Court Furnished: None

Possession: At Closing Terms: Cash, Conventional Sale Conditions: None

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Land: $999,700
Building: $527,200  
Assessed Total: $1,526,900  
Assessed Ratio: 90.05%
Pool: None
Location: Corner
Parking: 2 Car, Carport

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School Ranking: Honolulu Magazine Rankings
District Locator: DOE Locator to Confirm District
Area Total: 12,019
Acres: 0.2759
Topography: Gentle Slope
Building Style: Detach Single Family
Building:
New Const: No

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Maint. Fee: $0
Assoc. Fee: $0
Other Fee: $0
Includes:
Total Fees: $0
Exemption: 1165400
Other: 0
Lanai Sq Ft: 120
Garage Sq Ft: 468
Avg Sq Ft Living: $509.45
Avg Sq Ft Land: $114.40
Security: Key
Rental Income: $0
Stories: Basement, Two CPR: No
Zoning: 05 - R-5 Residential District
Flood Zone: Zone X
Roofing: Tile
Set-Backs: Of Record Roads: Paved Rd
Easements: Other

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Commuting:
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Barbers Point     Camp Smith     Fort Shafter     Hickam     Lualualei     K-Bay Marine     Pearl Harbor     Schofield     Trippler     Wheeler     VA Mortgage Info
   
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Property History from MLS

Date MLS# Change Old Value New Value List Price Sold Price Assessed Total Land Building
02-26-2020 202003333 In Escrow Showing Active In Escrow Showing $1,375,000 $0 $1,526,900 $999,700 $527,200
02-14-2020 202003333 New Listing Active Active $1,375,000 $0 $1,526,900 $999,700 $527,200
01-23-2020 202000366 Withdrawn Active Withdrawn $1,375,000 $0 $1,526,900 $999,700 $527,200
01-06-2020 202000366 New Listing Active Active $1,375,000 $0 $1,526,900 $999,700 $527,200
12-22-2019 201915157 Withdrawn Active Withdrawn $1,375,000 $0 $1,526,900 $999,700 $527,200
10-16-2019 201915157 Price Decrease $1,395,000 $1,375,000 $1,375,000 $0 $1,526,900 $999,700 $527,200
08-11-2019 201915157 Price Decrease $1,425,000 $1,395,000 $1,375,000 $0 $1,526,900 $999,700 $527,200
06-19-2019 201915157 Price Decrease $1,495,000 $1,425,000 $1,375,000 $0 $1,526,900 $999,700 $527,200
05-30-2019 201915157 New Listing $1,495,000 Active $1,375,000 $0 $1,526,900 $999,700 $527,200
05-30-2019 201904652 Withdrawn Active Withdrawn $1,495,000 $0 $1,450,900 $999,700 $451,200
02-20-2019 201904652 New Listing Active Active $1,495,000 $0 $1,450,900 $999,700 $451,200
02-02-2019 201827563 Withdrawn Active Withdrawn $1,675,000 $0 $1,450,900 $999,700 $451,200
01-04-2019 201827563 Price Decrease $16,750,000 $1,675,000 $1,675,000 $0 $1,450,900 $999,700 $451,200
01-03-2019 201827563 Price Increase $1,750,000 $16,750,000 $1,675,000 $0 $1,450,900 $999,700 $451,200
11-30-2018 201827563 Price Decrease $1,995,000 $1,750,000 $1,675,000 $0 $1,450,900 $999,700 $451,200
10-29-2018 201827563 New Listing $1,995,000 Active $1,675,000 $0 $1,450,900 $999,700 $451,200
03-12-2010 2911375 Sold In Escrow Showing Sold $1,250,000 $1,250,000 $975,700 $770,000 $205,700
02-08-2010 2911375 In Escrow Showing Active In Escrow Showing $1,250,000 $1,250,000 $975,700 $770,000 $205,700
11-17-2009 2911375 Price Decrease $1,295,000 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 $975,700 $770,000 $205,700
10-06-2009 2911375 Back On Market In Escrow Showing Active $1,250,000 $1,250,000 $975,700 $770,000 $205,700
09-03-2009 2911375 In Escrow Showing Active In Escrow Showing $1,250,000 $1,250,000 $975,700 $770,000 $205,700
08-25-2009 2911375 New Listing Active Active $1,250,000 $1,250,000 $975,700 $770,000 $205,700
08-25-2009 2814589 Expired Active Expired $1,295,000 $0 $975,700 $770,000 $205,700
04-07-2009 2814589 Price Decrease $1,400,000 $1,295,000 $1,295,000 $0 $975,700 $770,000 $205,700
03-02-2009 2814589 Price Decrease $1,500,000 $1,400,000 $1,295,000 $0 $975,700 $770,000 $205,700
01-26-2009 2814589 Price Decrease $1,850,000 $1,500,000 $1,295,000 $0 $975,700 $770,000 $205,700
09-05-2008 2814589 New Listing $1,850,000 Active $1,295,000 $0 $975,700 $770,000 $205,700
05-20-2008 2710037 Expired $1,850,000 Expired $1,288,888 $0 $1,024,500 $738,000 $286,500
12-04-2007 2710037 Temporarily Withdrawn Active Expired $1,288,888 $0 $1,024,500 $738,000 $286,500
09-05-2007 2710037 Back On Market Active Active $1,288,888 $0 $1,024,500 $738,000 $286,500
09-05-2007 2710037 In Escrow Not Showing Active In Escrow Not Showing $1,288,888 $0 $1,024,500 $738,000 $286,500
07-31-2007 2710037 Price Decrease $1,588,888 $1,288,888 $1,288,888 $0 $1,024,500 $738,000 $286,500
06-18-2007 2710037 Price Decrease $1,788,888 $1,588,888 $1,288,888 $0 $1,024,500 $738,000 $286,500
05-21-2007 2710037 New Listing $1,788,888 Active $1,288,888 $0 $1,024,500 $738,000 $286,500

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How long have you lived in Alewa Heights neighborhood?

I lived in the neighborhood for about 3 years now.

What factors influenced your decision to move to Alewa Heights neighborhood?

We live there because it was a family home. It's been a family home for about 75 years.

How does where you lived before compare?

We used to live in Mililani. Definitely, location is huge. It's convenient because of the location. We live in a much older home; it probably needs a lot more updating, but the convenience of staying near downtown is huge.

How is traffic in and around the neighborhood? For example, getting to stores, downtown, commuting to work, etc.?

It's pretty easy. You have at least 3 different ways of getting to the freeway. So, it's not just one way in and one way out. Getting to the different exits, stores, the schools, and shopping centers is really easy.

Do you have any concerns with crime in your neighborhood?

I wouldn't say that there is violent crime. There's definitely not a lot of drugs and those types of stuff, at least not that we hear of. It's an older community; I would say 80% owner-occupied. It's either the owners or their families who live here. A lot of first-time home buyers built their homes there 75 years ago. I think everybody kind of knows everyone. There might be some instances of crime because there's a lot of elderly. So, people go around and they'll try to sell different things, like whether they can fix up their house, that type of thing. There's more fraud, I think, because there is a lot of elders, like our neighbors are all elders.

How are the schools in your community?

My daughter goes to Ma'ema'e Elementary School, which is probably one of the top five elementary schools in the island. It's a really good school. I think that's why a lot of people, especially with families, live in that area because Ma'ema'e is such a good elementary school.

What is the noise level like? Any excessive noise from traffic, planes, neighbors, etc.?

No. It's quiet, very quiet.

What are the things you like best about your neighborhood?

I like the feeling of being secure, and it's safe. I like the convenience; I like being close to everything.

What are the things that you would like to change about your neighborhood, if any?

I don't think it's a really good community if you have buyers who have children. It's a higher-end area. All the lots and homes are bigger. However, there's not a lot of parks or cul de sacs. It's a lot of shared driveway so there's no place where your kids can just go out and run in a cul de sac. If you play sports, for instance, Mililani was great because my kids play sports, and they were all part of the Mililani soccer or softball club. Living in Alewa Heights, you kind of have to find a league in another area--whether it's Aiea or Kapiolani--that is closest to you, versus living in an actual community--like Hawaii Kai, Mililani or Kapolei. Here in Alewa Heights, it's not a community feel.

What are your neighbors like?

Well I have one elder next to us, who is 92 and she lives by herself and she'll give the home to her family. She's pretty honest. Her son is a firefighter; he comes over every other day. The other neighbors are kind of younger, a local family, maybe in their 50's. The one in front of us, her home was also given to her by her parents.

So it's a common thing, parents handing over their properties to their children?

Yes. Or grandparents. Our home was given from my grandmother to my mother-in-law--it's been passed on to the next generation.

What are your favorite nearby restaurants?

I would have to say Natsunoya Tea House. And we also go to Golden Duck and Helena's.

What about favorite nearby places to shop?

There's Times Supermarket and Longs Drugs.

Are there any events in your neighborhood or nearby that you like to take part in?

We do like to go down to Chinatown on the weekend, but other than that, not really.

Would you recommend buying a house in your neighborhood?

Definitely. If you have people from the mainland or corporate people who come and they want to own a home, it has beautiful, beautiful views. And it's very quiet. If they want a big lot or home but they don't want to pay 2 million dollars for living in Aina Haina or Kahala for example, then they can still get that same feeling of a higher-end home on a big lot and a nice view, but just at a lower price.



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