Why is Ewa Beach So Popular on Oahu?

In recent years, Ewa Beach has become immensely popular with home buyers on Oahu. Buyers searching for homes are often drawn to this west side community. With so many homes all over the island, why is Ewa Beach so popular? Simply put, many of the homes are newer and prices are competitive compared to the rest of Oahu. All kinds of amenities are also within a short distance, making day to day living comfortable for the residents.

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Ewa Beach communities.

It’s not hard to see why Ewa Beach is popular with buyers often PCSing to Oahu, and local residents alike. It’s a very pretty area with plenty of landscaping, golf courses, and newer home communities. Although Ewa Beach has older homes, it’s often the newer areas that are a draw to many. Often buyers don’t want to worry about having to update or remodel the homes that they are purchasing. That’s often the appeal of new and newer homes. It’s like purchasing a new car. There is not much to worry about in the beginning and the homes offer some of the latest trends in design. Since Ewa Bech offers the largest assortment of newer homes on Oahu, it has become a popular home buying destination.

New homes in Ewa Beach are also an option; however, they are a little harder to acquire. The majority of new homes are sold through a lottery system. High demand for Ewa Beach homes outpaces supply, and the lottery system is a fair way for developers to offer the homes to qualified buyers.

One of many Ewa Beach homes.

Aside from the pretty presentation, the appeal of Ewa Beach homes are the prices. Compared to Honolulu, and the surrounding areas, Ewa Beach has attractive pricing for what buyers get. In most instances, it is impossible to buy a comparable home anywhere else on Oahu. Buyers who choose other areas have to scale back in their search features. Some opt to purchase townhomes, while others choose a more urban Honolulu condo lifestyle. The other option is always to pay more, but the difference in pricing can be quite significant. In the end, it is all about choices. There are options, but for many who desire a house, Ewa Beach is a perfectly balanced solution.

Pools are common to see in Ewa Beach communities.

Oahu’s west side, mainly Ewa Beach and Kapolei, are the hottest residential areas. In the last few years, there has been a significant uptick in retail, restaurants, and commercial development in the area, with more businesses moving over continuously. Residents, who before, had to travel to Honolulu for services, have it all available to them within a short drive of home now.

When looking for a home on Oahu, Ewa Beach is definitely worth considering.

If you have questions about Ewa Beach homes, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

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Kinga Mills

Kinga Mills is a REALTOR Associate, Luxury Portfolio Affiliate, Military Relocation Professional with Hawai'i Life. I adore Hawaii, its people, and the natural beauty that surrounds me. I live on Oahu. It's a pretty incredible place to call home. There is a little bit of everything here. From pristine beaches and quiet neighborhoods to the trendiest of restaurants in the urban Honolulu. I simply love Oahu and the variety it offers. My real estate career allows me to enjoy the Island life, and to work with some amazing people. With over a decade of experience and hundreds of closed sales, I provide my clients with expert buying and selling advice. My goal for clients is to enjoy the process, while my team and I handle the details. As a member of the Hawaii Life Military Specialized Team, I regularly provide real estate assistance to active-duty military personnel who are PCSing to Hawaii, to the mainland, or overseas. For the Luxury Real Real Estate buyers and sellers, I am affiliated with Luxury Portfolio International and Forbes Global Properties. These exclusive affiliations extend an even greater reach, exposure, and effectiveness within the global luxury marketplace. In my time off, I love walking along the beach, enjoying meals out on the town, and taking family vacations. Sign up for my Oahu Hawaii Life blog updates and follow my journey. You can also find me on HGTV "Hawaii Life" Season 14. I look forward to helping in making your Hawaii Life real estate dreams happen! You can email me at or via phone at (808) 722-3985.

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Vincent Hidalgo

October 18, 2020

Are very nice city ,can I more information about all islands.

Kinga Mills

October 18, 2020

Aloha Vincent. Every island is very different. Since I live and work on Oahu, I will be happy to provide you with Oahu information. I will be happy to connect you with my teammates on the other islands as well. Oahu is the most populated but we also have most of the amenities here. We have everything from city living to country ranches. From condos to homes. Oahu offers something for everyone; beautiful beaches, easy flights to the mainland, restaurants, stores, spectacular hiking trails. It’s a very pretty island that really offers a lot. Are you considering moving to Hawaii?

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