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Blake Howell

Like many who are transplants to Hawaii, Blake fell in love with the islands on his first visit in the 1980’s and traveled back many times over the years before making a plan to come here permanently. Now he enjoys working with and helping others with similar dreams of life in paradise. 

Blake has lived on both sides of Hawaii Island, which gives him a unique perspective when working with buyers and sellers. He currently lives, works and plays in Kailua-Kona and loves it!

Prior to real estate, Blake’s career centered around high-tech marketing and advertising. After moving to the Island of Hawaii and taking a sabbatical, he pursued his real estate interest. Today he applies technology to real estate to better serve and communicate with clients. 

In his free time, Blake loves paddle boarding and spends hours on the ocean off of the beautiful Kona Coast. He is still stopped in his tracks by Kona’s awe-inspiring sunsets. You can find photos of some of his island explorations and his observations about the Kailua-Kona real estate market on his Kona Real Estate Now blog and on social media.

Whether you’re thinking of relocating to Hawaii’s Big Island or simply looking for a part-time home or investment property, he looks forward to helping you find your own piece of paradise. Already own a home in Kona? Blake assists sellers as well and specializes in working with out-of-state sellers. He is ready to share with you the most current market information to help you successfully list, market and close the sale of a house or condo.

Please contact Blake with your questions about Hawaii real estate. He is ready to share what he loves about living in Hawaii with you!

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"It is a huge risk, and takes a great deal of trust to buy a condo in Hawaii sight unseen from the mainland.  Yet that trust was well deserved with the thoughtful interactions I had with Blake.  It couldn't have been easy for him to work with a client he only met via email, and who had very specific criteria in what he wanted for his condo, and at only a certain price.  Especially a client who daily perused the internet listings and asked a ton of questions about possible units. Blake was able to help clarify the glamour of a staged internet listing with the reality of what a unit really was. And even better, he replied immediately. If it took more than 4 hours to reply he would profoundly apologize. When we both found the listing I eventually bought, he jumped on it right away, saw it and sent me honest photos, and without any pressure helped me with an offer.  On the first day it listed there were 4 others seriously interested and another offer. Imagine if Blake had not reacted so promptly.  I didn't have the highest offer, but Blake was able to convince the listing agent that my offer was the best anyway. Then the flurry of documents toward closing. Given I have a very busy life, without time to run out to FedEx or even faxes, the use of docusign made the closing easy.  Everything was efficiently handled by email, with all the essential documents sent in a timely fashion.  We closed in exactly a month. I'm sure you can read that I was incredibly grateful for Blake, and I can vouch that any client can trust Blake for the best possible real estate service."

—Ian T. (February 24, 2015)

"Thanks Blake, for all of your help and expertise. You have been delightful to work with and we will definitely get in touch when we are ready to sell our other property. Mahalo."

—BeGe B. (May 8, 2014)

"Blake is a very knowledgable and professional agent. He made selling my condo easy. I never even met him, we did all transactions via phone and email due to my living off island. I can't believe how easy he made it by answering all my questions so quickly. I would highly recommend Blake to anyone selling or buying real-estate in Hawaii. "

—Diana F (April 17, 2014)

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