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17 October 2019 · Categories: Hawaii Real Estate, International Real Estate, News & Events, Wealth, What's Happening on Oahu





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Hawaii Tax Institute Foundation & Chaminade University of Honolulu

NOVEMBER 4-7, 2019

2019 年 11 月 4 日 – 11 月 7 日

November 5th, 2019 (2019 年 11 月 5 日) Event Sponsored by:

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Aloha and welcome to one of the nation’s premiere tax and wealth transfer conferences. Practitioners interested in keeping abreast of the latest developments in tax and wealth transfer education are certain to welcome the opportunity to participate in the 56th Annual Hawaii Tax Institute sponsored by the Hawaii Tax Institute Foundation and Chaminade University of Honolulu. This year’s program provides unparalleled education and professional development opportunities delivered by a diverse and distinguished faculty of recognized tax and wealth transfer authorities with a positive approach to current and practical subjects. While the Institute is designed primarily to serve as a forum where tax and wealth transfer oriented people may freely exchange ideas on practical problems, professional status is not a prerequisite for registration. This program is designed for attorneys, accountants, financial planners, planned giving professionals, bank and trust administrators, insurance agents, elder law specialists, non-profit administrators, wealth management professionals, enrolled agents, educators, and others who would benefit from high quality continuing education. The highest level of learning has been the hallmark of prior Institutes and we shall endeavor to again maintain this standard.

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ハワイ·タックス·インスティテュート·ファンデーション及びシャミナード·ユニバーシティ·オブ·ホ ノルルは、米国において資産のトランスファーがどのように行われているか学びたいと思われ ている日本のあらゆる専門家の皆様を、日米·アライアンス·プログラムにご招待致します。 このプログラムは、優秀なスピーカーの方々の広範囲に亘る経験を基に前向きで実践的なア プローチが融合されています。 本インスティテュートは、主として、税と資産譲渡に深く関心を寄せている人達が自由に実践的 な課題についてアイデア交換できるフォーラムになるよう企画されていますが、専門家資格は 登録要件ではありません。本プログラムは、高品質の継続的な教育と経験から利益を得るであ ろう弁護士、会計士、投資計画者、銀行員·信託管理者、 保険業者、NGO関係者、税金エンロール ド·エージェント、その他の方々のために企画されています。高レベルのプログラム内容がこれ までのインスティテュートの特徴でありますが、そのスタンダードを維持するようこの日米·アラ イアンス·プログラムを計画して参りました。 プログラムの説明·詳細につきましては、www. hitaxinstitute.orgをご覧下さい。

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The LSIR Hong Kong Collection – January 2018

COLLECTION Magazine January Issue, 2018

We are proud to present the innagrual issue of the COLLECTION magazine from List Sotheby’s International Realty HONG KONG. We hope you find the content and global property listings informative and inspirational.

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Record Breaking Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate

Foreign investment in U.S. real estate has surged to a new high, with property expenditures skyrocketing 49 percent over the past year, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ 2017 Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate.


Nationally, China buyers continued to hold the highest sales dollar volume for the fourth straight year. However, Canadian buyers’ investments in U.S. properties saw a significant uptick. Transactions from Canadians totaled $19 billion, which is a new high for Canadian buyers in the U.S.

Looking at the luxury real estate market here on Oahu, Japan continues to dominate the foreign investment field, accounting for 81% of foreign investment in the $1 Million to $2 Million price range and 65% percent of the $2 million plus purchases through 5/30/17.

Oahu Luxury Foreign Investment

National Association of REALTORS® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun says he believes the expanding U.S. and global economies will keep foreign demand high for American properties. The main challenges, however, will remain the shortage of homes for sale in the U.S. and economic and political headwinds that could curb sales activity to foreign buyers in the U.S.

With nine (9) offices in Japan and a full time Japanese sales force dedicated to Hawaii sales, List Sotheby’s International Realty is uniquely positioned to provide extensive reach into the Japanese market. Newer offices in Singapore, The Phillipines and Hong Kong later this year continue to expand our reach in the Asia Pacific.

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Yukiko Yang Recognized Among Top 250 U.S. Agents

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The Sotheby’s International Realty brand:

Ranked as the number one real estate brand represented in two of the six categories that comprise the 2017 REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal “The Thousand” for the second year in a row.

Claimed 46 of the top 250 sales associates in the REAL Trends Individual Sales Volume category, more than any other real estate brand, and also had the most individuals represented in the Individual Average Sales Price Category.

We are also very proud to announce that Yukiko Yang of List Sotheby’s International Realty has been named one of the Top 250 Agents on The 2017 Thousand Rankings.




No One Knows Luxury Like List

Known Globally - Loved Locally
List Sotheby’s International Realty spans Hawaii, Japan and Southeast Asia. Our multi-culturally divers network and extensive Asia reach provides our clients the absolute best opportunities, exposure and results. We are the only Hawaii brokerage with physical offices in Japan and Southeast Asia.

And all under a standard of exceptional service that comes with belonging to the world renowned brand of Sotheby’s International Realty.

Local expertise, a connected international network, and a globally-honored brand. This provides our sophisticated clients with an equally exclusive experience at all price points.

We are Lifestyle. We are Luxury. We are Home.

As seen in the Honolulu Star Advertiser, Sunday June 11, 2017.
To learn more about List Sotheby’s International Realty, visit:

Media Alert: CNBC

26 April 2017 · Categories: International Real Estate, News & Events · Tags: Singapore

Michael Valdes, Global Vice President at Sotheby’s International Realty, appeared on on CNBC recently, discussing List Sotheby’s International Realty’s expansion in Asia, most recently with o Singapore office which opening in March.

Michael Valdez

LIST Sotheby’s International Realty

With eight offices in Japan, two offices on Oahu, a new office in Singapore and coming soon, Thailand and the Philippines, LIST Sotheby’s International Realty is uniquely positioned to serve clients anywhere in the world. We have a 25 year history of real estate sales and development in Japan and over 40 years of local real estate experience in Hawaii.

Providing brokerage, relocation, property management and concierge services, LIST Sotheby’s International Realty has professional agents who are active members of the community. One way they’re giving back is through the Hawaii Affiliates of Sotheby’s International Realty (HASIR) Charitable Fund at Hawaii Community Foundation. Visit

LIST Sotheby’s International Realty has 2 offices on Oahu: 4211 Waialae Ave., Suite 100, Honolulu, HI 96816 and 677 Ala Moana Blvd. Suite 111, Honolulu, HI 96814. For additional information, please contact: (808) 735-2411.

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