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Corporate Profile

Associates sell more than twice as many homes, on average, as other sales agents in Hawaii. Operates the only full-service real estate research and consulting division in the state. Developed Home Preview, an exclusive computer system that showcases interior and exterior photographs of all Locations LLC’ listings. Successfully opened the first real estate retail operation on Oahu. Additional sites are targeted for 1996. Created the only Internet web site in Hawaii that enables home buyers and sellers to access exterior and interior photographs of all Locations LLC listings. Staffs multi-lingual agents to service clients worldwide (e.g., Cantonese, French, German, Ilocano, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Tagalog and Taiwanese). Maintains a high client satisfaction level of 98%.

Executive Profile
is the new president and CEO of Locations LLC, succeeding founder Bill Chee as the top executive at one of Hawaii's largest residential real estate firms. He had served as executive vice president of sales since joining the firm in 2004. Bill Chee, who founded Locations in 1969, appointed Scott Higashi to succeed him, however, Mr. Chee will remain with Honolulu-based Locations as its chairman and serve as chief adviser of its senior leadership team.

Executive Profile
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the company.

William S. Chee was chief executive officer of Locations LLC and its managing company, RESCO, Inc.and has been in the
real estate business for over 30 years.

In 1993, Chee was named president of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the nation's largest trade association representing nearly 750,000 members involved in all aspects of the real estate industry. The only real estate executive from Hawaii to hold his position, he has also served as president of the Hawaii Association of Realtors and the Honolulu Board of Realtors. Chee has served on the board of directors for NAR since 1977. He was regional vice president in 1987, vice president and liaison to committees in 1989, first vice president in 1991, and president-elect in 1992. Through the years, he chaired NAR's strategic planning committee and committees pertaining to international policy, multiple listing policy, equal opportunity, and economics and research.

Chee is a graduate of the University of Hawaii, a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) and Graduate Realtors Institute (GRI) member.


BROKERSMLS                         brokersMLS
a Private Web Site                                        

This is a new private web site provided to our clients at Locations LLC which enables them to access the same data
base as we do on the islands of Oahu and Maui; in other words they are able to get “Sold” information on listings as well as “Active” information and here is the best part; we give it to our clients at no charge. 

Neighborhood Email” was just added which allows you to list up to three neighborhoods or buildings and the system will automatically email you when a new listing comes on the market or an active listing is sold.

Department Profile

Locations LLC is the only real estate company in Hawaii that offers in-house research and consulting services. The department is headed by a group of competent people who are widely recognized as a leading authority on residential
real estate in the state.

Research and consulting services include:

Site evaluation and market feasibility studies
Forecasting and strategic planning
Database analysis and expert testimony
Quarterly "Hawaii Real Estate Indicators" industry reports

Proprietary data bank of information spans:

Data on the overall U.S. real estate market
Demographic information about Hawaii home buyers
Historical activity for residential and commercial
real estate sales in Hawaii

Past and present client list includes:

Alexander & Baldwin
Amfac/JMB Hawaii
Asahi Jyuken Hawaii
Bank of America
Bank of Hawaii
Castle & Cooke Residential
First Hawaiian Bank
Haseko Hawaii
Honolulu City & County, Department of Housing
KPMG Peat Marwick
The Myers Corporation
Pannell Kerr Forster
Princeville Corporation
The Queen Emma Foundation
R.M. Towill Corporation
Schuler Homes
State of Hawaii, Office of the Governor
Tokyu Corporation

Department Profile

Locations LLC has extensive experience and an excellent track record for marketing real estate developments.
To date, the company has successfully sold over 100 projects in Hawaii.

Project Marketing services include:

Market research and feasibility studies
Market strategy and implementation
Project management consulting
Project sales

A sampling of our client list includes:

Anchorage / Hartford Holdings
Castle Hills / Castle Hills Venture
Craigside / ADC/CJA
Crestview / Kaiser Aetna
Emmalani Court / Princeville Corp.
Franklin Towers / 77 Inc.
Golf Club Estates at Waikele / Armstrong Waikele Ltd.
Green View Villas / Armstrong Ewa, Inc.
Hale Kaheka / Central Kaheka Association
Hillcrest & Hokuloa / Lone Star Hawaii
Honolulu Park Place / Pankow Development
Kaanapali Shores / Ainalanikai Corp.
Kona Acres / Taiyo Fudosan Kogyo Co.
Lelepono / Lelepono Partners
Makakilo Cliffs / Makakilo Cliffs Joint Venture
Mauna Luan / Kacor Realty
Nohona Kahala / Hale Kulani Corp.
Nuuanu Brookside / Nuuanu Lanais
One Archer Lane / The Myers Group
Pakalana / Dillingham Land Co.
Queen’s Gate I & II / Queen’s Gate Partners
The Bluffs / Kailua Bluffs Development Co.
2100 Residence / Blackfield Hawaii Corporation
Village Green / Mid Pacific Lumber
Waialae Iki Estates IV / Herbert Horita
Waiolani at Waikapu / C. Brewer Homes

Locations LLC Advantage

Exclusive to The Locations LLC, Home Preview is a computer system that showcases both exterior and interior
photographs of all client listings. In addition to complete information on 600+ homes for sale, the system has instant
and comprehensive access to over 6,000 listings in the state.

Home Preview On The Internet

All client listings and property photographs are accessible on the Internet -- no other company in Hawaii can make this claim.

Advantages to the Home Buyer:

Instant access to over 600 properties for sale, any time of the day.
Ease of viewing homes for sale -- inside and out -- on the computer.
Access to current real estate information, including market trends and neighborhood data.

Advantages to the Home Seller:

Instant exposure to over 50 million people worldwide.
Convenience of holding Open Houses via the computer.
Complimentary listing service to all Locations& LLC #146; clients.

Home Preview Centers

Locations LLC is the only real estate company that has Home Preview Centers ideally located in shopping malls and stores on Oahu. To date, consumer response has been overwhelmingly positive.

Advantages to the Home Buyer:

Convenient mall hours and locations.
Comfortable "no pressure/no obligation" environment.
Instant and easy access to a wealth of real estate information.
Friendly, service-oriented staff to answer any real estate questions.

Advantages to the Home Seller:

Increased property exposure in high-traffic areas.
Hassle-free Open Houses via the computer, every day of the week.
Free advertising exposure for all Locations LLC’ clients.

Community Service Involvement

Locations LLC supports non-profit organizations that enhance the lives of children and families in Hawaii. In addition to monetary donations, our sales associates commit a great deal of time and energy to charities throughout the year.

Among the charities supported by the Locations LLC Foundation are:

Aloha Medical Mission - Provides free medical assistance to patients in need.
Aloha/Maui United Way - Supports non-profit organizations, including programs supporting needy children and families.
Hale O Ulu - A Child & Family Service school that helps troubled students graduate from high school or prepare for a vocation.
Healthy Start - A Child & Family Service program that helps prevent child abuse and neglect in Hawaii.
HUGS (Help, Understanding and Group Support) -
Provides supportive services to families with children who have life-threatening illnesses.
Make a Difference Day - A nationwide event in which over 600,000 volunteers lend support to charities in their communities.
March of Dimes - Funds research and programs that prevent birth defects and infant mortality.
PACT (Parents and Children Together) - Supports programs that help strengthen Hawaii’s families through domestic violence prevention and parenting classes.
Ronald McDonald House - Provides a home-away-
from-home for parents and families of children with catastrophic illnesses, along with nurturing and caring support.
Sunshine Kids - Provides recreational activities for children who are seriously ill with cancer.

"Experience MoreHawaii-my clients always come first"

James S. More  
Realtor-certified residential specialist-direct line: (808) 732-5069

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