MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty Prepared for Increase of Japanese Visitors to the Big Island of Hawaii

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MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty is strategically positioned for the increase of Japanese visitors to the Big Island of Hawaii. Beginning September 15, 2017, Japan Airlines is resuming nonstop flights between Tokyo and Kona airports.

MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty is strategically positioned for the increase of Japanese visitors to the Big Island of Hawaii. Beginning September 15, 2017, Japan Airlines is resuming nonstop flights between Tokyo and Kona airports.

The Japanese market is a key growth sector for the Big Island and Hawaii. Statistics are showing that Japan was the #1 foreign buyer of properties in Hawaii during the 2016 fiscal year. MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty’s focus on the Japanese market allows them to leverage relationships with key buyers and usher in the newfound rush of global investment into the Big Island market. http://www.tghawaii.com/buyer-statistics/current/

The local airline industry is also meeting the demand for the global influx of Japanese investment. In December of 2016, it became the first time since 2010 that an airline provided direct flights between the Kona, Hawaii airport and Japan, operated by Hawaiian Airlines. In addition, after a seven-year absence, Japan Airlines will resume nonstop daily flights between Narita International Airport and the Kona International Airport at Keahole, beginning on September 15, 2017.

The MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty global focus originates with its employees and expands throughout Hawaii, reaching diverse markets on a global scale. Earlier this year, the company held a unique a Live Open House, focused on the Asian market. The Ohia Park Estate Live Open House was an invitation-only event with the primary audience being their affiliate, List Sotheby’s International Realty, whose offices are located in Japan, Singapore, the Philippines and Oahu, Hawaii. List Sotheby’s International Realty will soon have offices open in other key Asian markets including Hong Kong and Thailand. Hosted by company agent, Doreen Trudeau, R(S), a live chat was moderated by the listing agent, Lailan Bento, R(S), of MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty. Through the Live Open House the audience experienced the property, learned about Hawaiian culture, and via live chat, were able to have questions answered.

Highlighting decades of real estate sales and the unique details of their Hawaiian properties, the company’s real estate agents such as Kai Ioh, R(B), who is Japanese and fluent in the language, focus on the Japanese market. Kai tailors the MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty newsletter to the Japanese community, by translating it into Japanese and advertising in a variety of Japanese publications such as Navi HAWAII magazine, published by the major Japanese travel agency, HIS.

The MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty website, http://www.BigIslandRealE.com, can be experienced in Japanese and English. They have real estate agents that are fluent in Japanese, Spanish, Russian, German and French.

The Sotheby’s International Realty website, sir.com, can be experienced in 16 languages and 56 different currencies. The worldwide Sotheby’s International Realty network has a current marketing reach in approximately 880 affiliate offices throughout 69 countries and territories with over 20,000 affiliated independent agents in a global referral program. Each office is independently owned and operated.

About MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty
MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty, which has offices in Kona and Kamuela/Waimea, Hawaii, has served the Big Island of Hawaii as a boutique luxury real estate company offering the best in customer service for distinctive clients for over 26 years. MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty offers exclusive Sotheby’s International Realty marketing, advertising and referral services designed to attract well-qualified buyers to the firm’s property listings. In addition, the firm and its clients benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house, which promotes real estate referral opportunities with auction house clientele. Property listings from MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty are also marketed on the Sothebysrealty.com global website, as well as on the firm’s local website, http://www.BigIslandRealE.com.

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