Ron Rigg

R(B), RB-15044

395 Kilauea Ave.
Hilo, HI 96720

Like many investment clients, I was looking to build my own principal residence. This led me to pursue a career in real estate so that I could educate myself to the point of being able to invest on my own behalf. Fortunately, my first brokerage had formal training and a great instructor, which made it much easier for me to pursue real estate as a full time career and be successful. I have been a full time Realtor since 1986 and that success has in turn instilled in me a passion to always negotiate on behalf of my clients for their needs as I had for myself.

I often work with sellers to help them decide on the right time to market their home. It can be challenging to get our schedules aligned together and along with the peak market trends, but I enjoy spending time with them – sometimes for months – to have the home ready and get them highest and best value for their property. Attending CRS (Council of Residential Specialists) national conferences on the mainland continues to keep me current with the progression of real estate. I also have extensive experience with subdivision development while working for Realty Investment Company, LTD – which was established in 1926 – as their Principal Broker.

I am always grateful for referrals from my past clients and their friends and family. At that point I know that they are more than comfortable with my professional services.

At the end of the day, I find everything is better after I have been in the ocean or completed my laps at the pool. I also enjoy barbecuing after a day of working on the yard and harvesting fruit for friends or riding my motorcycle around the island and on the mainland. I’m lucky to live in Hawaii!

Client Testimonials

"Many thanks for the flawless handling of our slightly unusual remote-transaction with your great professional elan and a very welcome personal touch." – Margaret & Ed Roby

"Ron Rigg provided services beyond my expectations. I am very pleased with the results he achieved for us and do not hesitate in recommending him to anyone." – Barry Taniguchi

"As always thanks for helping us close this deal, it is great to have someone in our corner that is looking after our best interest." – Aloha, Matt

"Aloha Ron, We have owned and sold five houses in our time but never one like the home you just sold for us in the Volcano Golf & Country Club. Somehow, you were not only able to see past its plain exterior to the wonderful home inside, you were able to make multiple buyers see it your way. And, as if that wasn't enough, your customer service in personally handling all the little glitches of the escrow process is what got us to the finish line. When and if we decide to buy or sell any more real estate, you are our guy, Ron." – Mahalo, Pam & Kurt Hirabara

"Congratulations on a job well done!!!" – With best regards, Rick & Quack

"It is my experience and firm belief that Ron can be trusted and he was able to present adequate advice when putting my interesting “artistic” house on the Hawaii market this summer (2015). And I did not even have to be present: All papers could be signed despite my absence from the Big Island. In particular his long experience made it feasible for him to focus on essentialities and report about both good and (minor!) bad “news” in a neutral way and thus balancing his recommendations in a trustworthy way so that both buyer and seller felt confidence in his doings." – SA

"We know it's a difficult market for land sales, to say the least, and we appreciate you finding a buyer and negotiating an excellent price on our behalf for the property. From the first time we met you more than 10 years ago, we realized that you are a realtor we trust. You've advised us well and been of service on many, many occasions. Thank you very much for everything." – Ray Stoddard & Rita Harris

"I just wanted to give you our warmest mahalo for managing the sale so well. The hale was and still is very close to my heart, so it was good to know its fate in your hands." – Best wishes, also from Manfred, Hannelore