REAL ESTATE EXPERIENCE
Oahu REALTOR, Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn, Esq. is the Principal Broker and Owner of Home Shoppe Hawaii. In 2010, Yvonne opened Home Shoppe Hawaii, which has since become Oahu’s premier boutique real estate brokerage. Yvonne uses her expertise in contract negotiation, issue spotting and problem solving, as well as her extensive background in Internet technology and marketing and staging, to dramatically enhance her clients’ real estate transactions. At Home Shoppe Hawaii, Yvonne leads a top-notch team of real estate professionals, who echo her commitment to local neighborhood expertise, excellence in real estate services, ongoing real estate education, and the use of technology to improve efficiency and client results.
After leaving a career, as an attorney, on the mainland and moving to Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii, in 2004, for her husband’s USMC position, Yvonne obtained both her California and Hawaii real estate brokers licenses. Prior to opening Home Shoppe Hawaii, Yvonne associated with both large national luxury real estate and small boutique real estate brokerages, in Kahala and Hawaii Kai (Honolulu), where she earned performance awards, such as Rookie of the Year and Top Salesperson. Yvonne also took her 3rd Bar Exam, after California 1990 and Arizona 1991, and became a Hawaii licensed attorney in 2010.*
Ms. Ahearn is a 2015, 2011 and 2010 Winner of the Aloha Aina “People’s Choice” Award for the island of Oahu. She was also nominated for this Award in the years 2012-2014. This is the top award for Oahu REALTORS as it is a highly-competitive, panel-based selection, based on nominations by actual clients for that year. Yvonne was also recognized by Honolulu Magazine, in 2016, 2014 and 2013, as a one of the “Best in Real Estate: Top Agents” and is a REALTOR featured on HGTV House Hunters. Yvonne has earned numerous real estate designations and certifications including: Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS), ILHM Million Dollar Guild Member, and e-PRO. Yvonne stands out in the luxury real estate market, as she is the ONLY Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist and Million Dollar Guild Member to have ever won the Aloha Aina “People’s Choice” Award on Oahu multiple times.
Yvonne’s background includes a legal career beginning more than 20 years ago, in 1990, as a full-time practicing corporate transactional attorney. Her last legal position, from 2000-2004, was VP, Senior Counsel & Manager, for the Regulation & Technology Section of Wells Fargo Bank Law Department in San Francisco, where she handled high-risk and high value operational transactions, some up to $250M.
For the decade prior, she also held senior in-house counsel positions, with two Internet start-up companies, a senior Internet consulting position with EDS, and also, for more than 6 years, she served as Deputy Assistant Counsel for the State Bar of California, the ethics and regulatory agency for California attorneys.
Having grown up in Arizona and San Diego, and spending her early adult years in San Francisco, Portland, OR and Maui, Yvonne intimately understands West Coast living and the transition to living in Hawaii. Yvonne is also a recent breast cancer survivor and proud military spouse, married to a USMC Officer from Boston, MA, who has served tours of duty in both Iraq and in Afghanistan in the past 7 years. Notably, she’s overseen a successful real estate sales and property management office, with an upward trend of sales, during this challenging time period, which tells a lot about her and her team’s tenacity and diligence. They have a delightful son, and are also involved in many of his activities. In her spare time, she is involved in various non-profits. She also was the Junior League of Honolulu’s Outstanding New Member 2007-2008.
You May Contact Yvonne at 808-721-8088 or yvonne@HomeShoppeHawaii.com, if you need assistance with Oahu, Hawaii real estate.
*Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn is a licensed attorney in the States of Hawaii, California and Arizona. However, she does not provide legal advice or legal representation in the course of providing real estate services