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JUST SOLD! - VERY rare live/work Maui townhome - $670,000 1367 S. Kihei Rd. #3-105/205, Kihei, HI 96753Kai Ani VillageVERY rare live-work / residential-commercial property on Maui!$670,000Contemporary Kai Ani Village townhome features the only live work configuration in Maui with dual zoning for ...
Do you look at commission rate before you decide to show a property? Over the years, I've had many different types of conversations with agents regarding the selling commission offered on listings.To be honest, on a rare occasion, I have seen some quite ridiculous commission rates offered on the ...
Monday Morning Quote to "Get 'Ya Goin'"! "My father could have been a great comedian but he did not believe that was possible for him and so he made a conservative choice. Instead he got a safe job as an accountant and  when I was 12 years old. He got let go from that safe job and our family had ...
Maui Median Sales Prices - Single Family, Single Family w/ Ohana, and CondosKeeping you up to date on the Maui Real Estate market.Over the past 3 years, both homes and condominiums have steadily increased in market value.  At a normal, inflationary pace. Nothing crazy going on in Maui, folks.  Ju...
Virtual Staging using Adobe Fireworks I have ventured into some virtual staging these days.  Mostly out of necessity.  It's either the case where it is a completely vacant property, OR my staging accessories and furniture will not be available until after the photoshoot.In either case, I've learn...
My Strengths and Weaknesses as a Real Estate Broker Easiest to talk about my weaknesses first.  Simple.  I have none. Kidding.  I know what my biggest weakness is - I sometimes take my work to personally.In that, I mean that I feel it is my obligation to make sure that I give my absolute best to ...
I rarely re-blog.  But this one is really important.This is what happens when you put yourself out there as an authoritative source "on autopilot" It's the equivalent of having a website that will diagnose your illness and skip the personal visit with your physician.Accountability will always com...
Showing property in Beachwood Canyon today...... LOVE Beachwood Canyon!  One of the most central cities in the Los Angeles area.Adjacent to Hollywood, 20 minutes to downtown, 15 minutes to the Valley, and just a couple minutes to the 101 Fwy.Beachwood Canyone has one of the most wonderfully eccle...
Showed property in Duarte yesterday....... Duarte is another one of those relatively unknoown areas in LA.It is also one of the most modestly priced, freeway accessible cities in the San Gabriel Valley area.Right now, your average 3+2 home probably sits in the mid $400,000 range.  Cute homes.The ...
Showed property in Altadena yesterday Altadena, CA is one of those areas that I recommend to clients that are looking for a single family home that need to purchase in a certain pricepoint.  Altadena is one of those cities where you certainly do get your dollar's worth by Los Angeles standards.It...

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