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It was such a pleasurable experience working with such a seasoned professional. If anyone has experienced the stress of preparing for the real estate market, they can appreciate working with an outstanding real estate agent. Carlin really put forth a concerted effort to ensure we were kept informed on the progress of our sale. He provided a schedule and kept us updated on a weekly basis or whenever needed. He was always available to answer all our questions and concerns. Carlin assisted us throughout the whole process of selling our home. From the very beginning, Carlin explained everything to us — what should be expected, timeline, staging, meeting deadlines, open house, negotiating price, giving advice, escrow, etc., to the closing of our home. Looking back on our home selling experience, we can honestly say that Carlin made everything stress free. Highly recommend Mr. Carlin Yamashita for all your real estate needs. Aloha Carlin you are truly the BEST! Mahalo Sid and Jill.

Sold a Single Family home in 2012 in Kailua, HI.
I had Carlin sell one of the Ala Moana Condo-hotel units in no time; despite the other two real estate agents said that it wouldn’t be easy to show the unit since the room might not be always vacant at the time for show and required to get the hotel permission to show. He was prompt to respond, kept me with the update throughout the process, and treated the business professionally. I referred him to my daughter when she and her husband were looking for an agent.
Sold a Condo home in 2007  in Ala Moana-Kakaako, Honolulu, HI.
Several years ago, through Mr. Carlin Yamashita’s help, my wife and I bought just the right house for us in Hawaii.
He was very flexible, patient (with us), and extremely knowledgeable when it comes to the real estate market. Carlin really showed he wanted us to find the home we would be
satisfied with for the long term. He respected frequent changes of our minds as we developed our search for the home. He never pushed us to buy, but he rather helped provide all the resources to assist us in choosing (just) the right one. Whenever we called or asked any questions, he responded sincerely and in a timely fashion. Our questions were sometimes so specific, and yet Carlin carried through by doing the footwork, i.e: research of the geology of the land, prior flood history, etc, so that we soon received an answer to our satisfaction. In short, Carlin was on our side during the entire process of searching for, placing our offer, and finally purchasing our house. The entire process of purchasing our home turned out to be a very pleasant, trusting and satisfying experience. Since purchasing our home, we have come to enjoy it more and more Thank you, Carlin for your help!
Bought a Single Family home in 2010 Kailua, HI.
We used Carlin to purchase a home. Carlin was honest and knowledgeable and guided us through the purchase, loan and closing. We were so impressed with Carlin, that we used him to sell our condo. I suggest listening to what Carlin says, because he will guide you in the right direction. Carlin is an excellent negotiator and got us a good price on our existing home and a good price for the condo. Carlin used his expertise and negotiating skills to help us achieve our goals. We highly recommend the Yamashita Team for your real estate needs.
Sold a Townhouse home in 2016  in Kaneohe, HI
We were about to give up on purchasing a new home, after we had lost out on 2 other houses. We saw a house for sale that appeared to be out of our reach. Thought we would go look at it to try & get a better idea of what we wanted. We went to look at the house and that’s how we met out soon to be realtor, Carlin! Carlin seemed to know what kind of house fit our needs and wants in the first 5 minutes of meeting us. The house we just bought is the perfect match. Carlin was able to make our dream home a reality! Carlin took care of every detail, including those that would be needed in the future. He took our fears & doubts, filling the space with confidence, knowledge, & trust. Carlin not only guided us through the entire purchase process, but his wife Mai was at his side and ours assisting all the way! The Yamashita team eased our stress and worries. Seeing their big & bright smiles at every encounter/meeting made the pressures of buying a home seem a little bit less. We feel very grateful and blessed to have the Carlin/Mai team as our realtors! We told him on day one what we wanted & he negotiated with the sellers until we got it. He incessantly looked for breaks, deals, and discounts to help bring down our costs! Carlin helped us get into a home we thought would never be possible. He was poised, insightful, and reassuring. He made us feel confident that we had the right person looking out for our needs in making our home buying dream a Reality! Call and contact Carlin and Mai Yamashita for your next home purchase! We can’t recommend them enough!!!
Bought a home in 2015 in Makaha,  HI 96792.
We contacted Carlin and he was immediately responsive. We had several meetings with him before we actually went house hunting. He made several presentations on the process of buying a house, making sure we understood, with power points, and handouts. He gave us questionnaires to fill out on what we were looking for in a home. From there, we looked at local listings and discussed the pros and cons of different properties. Within the week Carlin had houses lined up for us to look at. He emailed us with new listings and set up appointments within days with homeowners. We looked at 2-5 houses a week for months. Carlin was very popular with other realtors and we always got positive feedback on how good he was at his job. After months of looking we were getting discouraged. All the houses were too expensive or fixer uppers. We weren’t finding anything that was “just right”. We were at a point where we were ready to “settle”. I’ll never forget when Carlin talked us out of “settling”, and told us to hang in there and we would find the right house. Sure enough, within a few weeks we found “our home”. It was perfect, everything we has been looking for. Carlin quickly negotiated a deal for us, before the first open house, and we were locked in! There were much higher offers at the open house, but it was ours!!! Carlin walked us through the buying process and connected us with competent, friendly people who helped us with a low mortgage rate and home insurance. Carlin was amazing and is still our friend to this day .We highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for a realtor! You will not be disappointed.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $1.075M in Kuliouou-Kalani Iki, Honolulu, HI.
We had tried to sell 2 other times. He worked graciously with our tenant, and got our home sold in 2 months. We are 6 hours away but that didn’t interfere with the abundance of communication he provided to keep us apprised of his ongoing efforts to sell our home. Great attitude, compassionate to our needs and got our home sold.
Sold a Single Family home in 2015 in Kapolei, HI.
We are extremely satisfied with Carlin’s outstanding customer service and wanted to share our experience. He won our hearts with his superb ethics, professionalism and great listening skills. Working together as a team within a month we were fortunate to find the house that we loved. We felt that we were Carlin’s only clients, our concerns were his concerns. Our phone calls were answered promptly and thoroughly. Hawaiian real estate market is different from mainland, so many things were new to us, and he spend time explaining everything and making sure that all paperwork was in order. Carlin worked incredibly hard, and with his years of experience and amazing negotiation skills he saved us a lot of money. So without any doubt Carlin is our real estate person for life 🙂
Bought a Single Family home in Diamond Head-Kapahulu-St. Louis, Honolulu, HI.

Carlin Yamashita listed and sold our home in just 4 months! His marketing and sales skills are phenomenal. We refer him to our family and friends. Carlin is a young professional who knows the real estate industry very well…

Sold a Single Family home in 2014 and 2015 for approximately $1.225M in Kaneohe, HI.
Carlin has recently helped my family with the sale of two properties. He is a great listener, provides thoughtful insight, and very easy to work with. Specific market analysis was provided and discussed to ensure maximum value was realized on both sales. We had ongoing communication throughout the entire process. Carlin made sure that all the little details were addressed and kept things moving forward to completion.
Carlin’s impressive knowledge of the local market enabled me to get into a condo in Honolulu at a great value. His excellent negotiating skills helped increase the value of the purchase and saved me great amounts of money. His masterful expertise in the process was a great help in closing a very complicated transaction and his responsiveness to my needs, questions and angst was masterful. Mahalo nui loa Carlin. I am home.
Bought a home in 2012.
Carlin is very knowledgeable and has tons of experience. He’s very thorough is his research and recommendations. Carlin is also an excellent listener.
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 in Waipahu, HI.
Carlin gets the job done. He is tech savvy and is able to apply his techie skills to find and sell properties with quick results. We have used him to buy and sell several of our properties and he always gets the best deal for us. He is extremely knowledgeable of the real estate market and he thinks outside of the box when it comes to financing. He is responsible, reliable, and respected by others. I highly recommend him because he will find you the right property or help you sell your property with great results.
Sold a home in 2014.
My experience with Carlin was with my fourth property purchase. Carlin’s elevated standards in providing expert knowledge, attention to detail, adaptability to my needs, and personal care were greater than all of my previous real estate agents. What made my situation unique, was the fact that I performed my preliminary search for my home while physically living overseas. At first I wasn’t certain what type of property I was going to purchase. Carlin provide me with enough choices in differing genres to be able to feel confident enough to travel to Hawaii to make the final purchase. The difference between Carlin and other agents is that you aren’t treated like cattle. Carlin understands that purchasing a home is not like purchasing a car or buying stocks. He adjusts to your pace and truly wants you to make the right personal choice a home purchase requires. While I was searching for property, he was very patient with me as it took nearly a year before I was ready to travel to Hawaii. He not only provide many links a pictures, but also provided me with charts that depicted the market trends and history of the differing properties in Hawaii. When opportunity and fortune enable me to travel to Hawaii, he understood that I needed to optimization my time while in the islands. I would ask him “when can I look at this property”, and his answer was always “I am here for you, you tell me when you would like to see it”. Even though he knew that I was on a time constraint, he never made me feel that I had to make a purchase. At the same time he made every effort to provide me with as much data and opportunities to maximize my experience. I closed while being overseas, and Carlin was there for me to the very end. I’ve recommended Carlin to all of my colleges and friends. Some of them have told me that they have friends in real estate, and are a bit disturbed that they are not receiving any of the products and TLC that I have received from Carlin.
Bought a home in 2010 in Kaneohe, HI.
Carlin kept us appraised every step of the way. He mapped out the process for us so that we would feel at ease. Whenever there was a conflict, he would offer solutions. We were able to navigate the selling process smoothly with his assistance!
Sold a Condo home in 2016 Ala Moana-Kakaako, Honolulu, HI.