Kauai Real Estate Blog | Anne Eliason

interior design trends 2016Whether you're building a new Kauai home or decorating your own, you'll want to keep up with the design trends of 2016. It may surprise you what styles are no longer in, and what design trends have taken their place. Keep reading to find out the top design styles that you'll be seeing in 2016.

Snazzy Bed Linens

While white bed linens look clean, crisp and fresh, it's time to go bold with different patterns and textiles. 2016 brings in a lot of Guatemala-inspired fabrics, so this year, add a bit of color to your room switch out the boring white sheets for new vibrant patterns.

Hanging Lanterns Are The New Chandeliers

Finding the perfect chandelier for your home can be tricky. This year, skip the Swarovski crystals and opt for an urban lantern.

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Don't let its small size fool you, Kauai restaurants have a lot of offer diners. Living on this island is an experience in and of itself, and dining out is no different. The key to finding delectable food is to experiment and don't be afraid to travel to other parts of Kauai to try out new places. Or you can read our guide to the 5 best Kauai restaurants and learn where you can expand your palate!

Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi

best kauai restaurantsThis Koloa restaurant specializes in plantation cuisine with Hawaiian influences and will have you begging for more. The Eating House is proud to use the freshest ingredients grown by local farmers and the freshest seafood caught by Kauai fishermen. From blackened island Ahi to wild boar burgers, this restaurant will not

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kauai long distance moving tipsMoving across the country, overseas even, can be quite an ordeal. Fortunately, following these moving tips will help you as you move to your new Kauai home. And if moving ever feels stressful, just keep reminding yourself that you'll be living in paradise soon enough.

Declutter.

With your family, decide what things you no longer want or need. Make a list of what you will ship to your new Kauai home, what important belongings you'll bring with you on the plane or boat, what things you'll sell, what you'll give away, and what you should just throw out. Host a yard sale to relieve yourself of unwanted items. Don't sell anything valuable at a yard sale. Post these items on Kijiji or a similar site so that you can sell them for closer to what they're

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Whether you're a permanent resident or just around for a much-needed vacation, you're bound to stop by and relax on one of Kauai's many beaches. With this island proclaiming its own piece of paradise, residents and vacationers should know Kauai's best beaches and what makes them stand out. Especially visitors that are only here for a short period; time is precious and every moment should be spent wisely. If you're ready, here are the top 5 beaches on this exquisite island.

Poipu Beach Park

best beaches in kauaiThis popular beach on the South Shore is absolutely gorgeous and perfect for young swimmers. Once voted America's Best Beach by the Travel Channel, Poipu Beach Park also is known for its calm waters. The golden sand is picturesque and children love wading in the 3

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Are you considering buying a vacation home on Kauai? If you're answer is yes, be prepared for a new influx of friends. Owning a vacation home on one of the most beautiful islands in the world will make you very popular. Before you jump head first into purchasing a second home on Kauai, there's a few things you'll want to consider. Don't worry, after one visit to this paradise, you'll be contacting a real estate agent right away.

Location, Location, Location

Buying a vacation home on kauaiKauai is a decently sized island and you'll want to explore the entire area before choosing a destination for your home. Consider your lifestyle and what the main purpose of the home is for. If you're looking to be near the island's beautiful beaches, golf courses and restaurants, you might want

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Years ago as I moved from Scottsdale/Paradise Valley area of Arizona to Kauai.  As I would tell family, friends, and clients (I was a Realtor in Arizona as well) that I was moving to Kauai a common response was "Oh, I love that show Hawaii Life"!

As a professional Realtor I don't often watch HGTV simply because it is a very edited version of the "realities" of being a Realtor.  Don't get me wrong, there is a lot of entertainment value there, just not a lot of "this is how it's actually done" kind of substance.

However, as I prepared to move just about everyone I spoke to would say to me, "Anne, I love the HGTV show Hawaii Life, you've got to be an agent on that show"!  I had never seen the show or heard of Hawaii Life.  Little did I know...

As a

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kauai real estateAnne Eliason is thrilled to announce the launch of her Kauai real estate website, www.KauaiRealEstatePro.com. This website has been designed to provide you with valuable information and the most up-to-date real estate listings on the beautiful island of Kauai.

From luxury estates in Hanalei to Princeville oceanfront condos, Kauai has a variety of properties. If you don't know much about Kauai, don't worry! On this site, you can discover the communities of Kauai and all that this beautiful island has to offer. Anne Eliason knows how to tailor your real estate search perfectly to meet your needs. Additionally, Anne uses her enthusiastic approach and her extensive business knowledge to help her clients achieve their real estate goals. Her passion for

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