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Wailea Beach Villas Wailea Maui - 06/30/08 07:48 PM
The Wailea Beach Villas in Wailea Maui Hawaii. This is a gem located in one of the world's most beautiful beaches in Hawaii. Lush landscaping and enchanted beaches make the Villas the exclusive resort community that is known around the world. Wailea Beach Villas is surrounded by 5-star hotels and world class golf courses. You are just steps away from The Shops At Wailea for dining and all your shopping needs. The units at Wailea Beach villas range from 2000 to 3100 sqft of luxury living.
There are thirty eight villa units running towards the ocean. The penthouse has 60 (0 comments)
A good friend of mine is going through cancer treatment. He is in stage four of Pancreas cancer. The thing that amazes me about my friend is his love of life and extremely positive attitude. So he emailed me a top ten list that I wanted to share to encourage others as it has encouraged me. You can come up with your own list but here is Rene's list. 1. Walk 30 minutes everyday and walk with a smile. 2. When you wake up each day ask yourself what (6 comments)
Gardening for life. - 06/27/08 06:03 PM
Okay gardening for life is kind of a weird title. What it entails is summer is here and my orange and avo orchard needs moisture for healthy growth and new fruit. You can learn a lot from gardening like once in a while you need to prune your trees. In life or business you need to cut back and get rid of the dead branches so that there is new growth. Not to different than in life. The business climate has really changed so we have to prune back the usual way we do business. Cut back on over priced properties and (4 comments)
New Maui Listing - 06/27/08 04:26 AM
I have two commerical lots for sale that are just about an acre total square footage. They are located in Haiku Maui across form Haiku Town Center. The properties are zoned M-1 for commerical use. For more information email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. The List price is $1,899,000 for both lots.
Go to www.nickensmaui.com to check this and other Maui real estate properties for sale Steven Nickens R(S)GRI, ABR The Wailea Group LLC 3750 Wailea Alanui, Suite 5WE Wailea, Maui, Hi Cell: 808=280-2208 (3 comments)
I just took a week off to go to my Daughters graduation at FIDM design school in downtown L.A. The weather was over 100 degrees which is really nice if you are in a pool or at the beach. Lucky for me I had a chance to surf some over head waves in the North San Diego area. You have to love California when the weather is nice and blue skies and the ocean has that deep blue hue to it. What was really nice were the pods of dolphins that were abundant in the surf. You get (2 comments)
2 commercial lots in Haiku town zoned M-1. Both lots total almost one acre of vacant land. This would be a great place for light commercial development. Haiku town is set on the north shore of Maui. This is the tropical side of the island offering lush landscape and quite north shore living. Priced at $1,899,000. www.nickensmaui.com www.nickensmaui.com/haiku_props.htm
Steven Nickens R(S) GRI, ABR The Wailea Group LLC. 3750 Wailea Alanui, suite 5WE Wailea, Maui, Hawaii www.nickensmaui.com Email:email@example.com (0 comments)
Copy Rights! - 06/18/08 09:21 AM
We write articles and post pictures, cut and paste. I was just wondering what your thoughts are on copy rights. I see a lot of creative and long articles. Any body have any feed back on copy rights. Steve (6 comments)
Time off - 06/17/08 04:36 PM
I had to get away for some family business in the mainland and have been traveling with my daughter. I wasn't really into the trip to Calif. What I really enjoyed is spending time with my daughter and meeting up with her sister. My oldest daughter is graduating from college and starting her new life. One of the best things in my life is watching my girls and boys(men) making there mark in life. I would have to say for me success is seeing the fruit from my wife and myself making good choices and starting out right in life. Making (4 comments)
Simply beautiful in Kihei Maui Hawaii. This is one of Kihei Maui's best keep secrets. Koa Resort offers quiet spacious resort living, Located right across from the beach. This recently remodeled 3 bedroom 3 bath Kihei condominium features vaulted wood ceilings through out an upgraded designer kitchen and a beautiful stone master bath and spa. Koa Resort Kihei Maui is an intimate 54 unit complex on 5.6 acres of beautifully landscape acres. Other amenities include a Hugh heated swimming pool, hot tub, tennis courts, garden barbecues, putting greens and recreation (1 comments)
Higher interest rates and the market! - 06/17/08 01:43 AM
How will current interest rates affect the real estate market? It looks like the Feds are going to raise the 30 year loan to 6.38%. They were saying that it most likely will not becoming down any time soon. So the window for low interest rates looks like they are over. The reason the Federal Reserve Chairman gave for the increase rate is to cut off inflation. So how will this affect an already slow real estate market? To compensate for higher rates I believe we will see a lowering of house values if real estate is going to sell.
What is happening in the Maui real estate market? I do believe we are different from a lot of the mainland market problems. Maui has always been a destination for people looking for sun and great beaches. The upper end of the market will not slow down but will survive. Higher airline tickets will not make a difference to the wealthy. They will be purchasing new homes and condos. With those purchases they will be doing a lot of remodel work. Tearing out the old lime stone floors and installing new wood or granite (4 comments)
Fathers Day No Reservation - 06/14/08 10:05 PM
I love it. My daughter gave me the sound track CD from the movie No Reservation. I love the music and if you like Italian music this is a must for cooking or a quiet evening with someone special( my wife). On the other hand my daughter gave me the Best of the Beverly Hill Billies CD I grew up with Jed, Ellie May and Granny. (0 comments)
There are many events happening today on Maui. The Maui Film Festival is on in Wailea Maui. This is a Hugh event that will go on all weekend with new movies, food, music and lots of fun in Wailea. In Kihei Maui Hope Chapel is putting on a 10K run to raise money for Kit Lauer who is a senior pastor and good friend to all. He has been battling with cancer so this is a Hugh boost for him. It is also Father's Day weekend so to all you father's I hope (2 comments)
Maui Film Festival - 06/14/08 12:13 PM
Maui Film Festival is on this weekend in Wailea Maui. They will have showing at the outside Celestial Cinema featuring fims such as Before Rains, The Visitor which I heard is a great movie. The Celestial Cinema is shown on the golf course in a beautiful Wailea setting. This is a very hugh Maui event put on by Barry Rivers and his crew. So look for this weekend for great films, great food, great music and great parties. Aloha, Steve
Is America for sale? - 06/12/08 04:26 PM
There was a story I was looking at on the Drudge report yesterday. It looks like with the weak dollar foreign money is pouring in to our country. European travelers have been spending a of money for I- Phones to luxury condos in America. The newest sale was a majority share of Manhattan's historic Flatiron Building. It was the tallest building in New York in 1902 with 22-stories. Located on Fifth Avenue, Broadway and 23 St. It was purchased by A top Italian real estate investor. I also believe that the Crystler Building was also purchased by a company from the middle (8 comments)
Wailea Maui Hawaii is just an amazing place. We have world class beaches and golf courses. 5-star hotels and restaurants. One of my favorite places is Ho'olei Wailea town-homes. This quality project is located across the street from The Grand Wailea Hotel and Spa. There are 120 unit town-homes that are 2-story with elevators. They offer top of the line appliances with Wolf and Sub-Zero and Italian cabinetry. Also included are limestone floors and granite counter tops. The living room doors are Fleetwood retraceable sliding doors that open up to a large lani and ocean views.
Stupid Question? - 06/10/08 04:47 PM
Stupid Question? What is the best way to add links on my blog post. Steve (6 comments)
Maui Real Estate Kanani Wailea - 06/09/08 12:34 PM
Life is good at Kanani Wailea's prestigious upscale gated community. With only 38 homes, Kanani offers Quiet Island living with ocean views for your enjoyment. This 4BR/4BA island home offers 2,242 sqft of living space with great flow through out the house. Enjoy this Hawaiian designed floor plan that compliments the surrounding landscape and ocean views. Cooking will be a delight with this gourmet kitchen featuring Leicht European cherry cabinets, granite counter tops, Wolf, Sub-Zero, Bosch appliances, Bon Appetite!
Enter into the Japanese courtyard entry that has a separate guest room or for the artist or writer studio. Other features (2 comments)
Kihei Maui Condominium are at a prime with hotel rates hitting the roof. The Koa Resort area is known to Kite boarders and windsurfers for its steady breezes and outer reefs to ride waves. Along the northern coast of Kihei it is a little quieter and offers beaches for long morning walks along the coast. In the winter you will find the locals love breaching along the coast during whale season, I mean the whales.
As they say location, location, location, this Kihei Maui condo for sale offers tranquility on (0 comments)
Papali Wailea offers 24 homes in a gated community offering fabulous ocean view. The homes are 2400 sqft with wolf appliances, subzero fridge, lime stone floors making this a quality home. Also included a killer fitness center and amazing pool. All this in Wailea Maui, Hawaii. (2 comments)
The world has changed a lot in the last twenty years. We are now a global market place where we are deeply related to other countries and markets. We have become dependent upon outside manufactures for goods and services. There are new merging markets such as China and India with new wealth. We are competing for natural resources and oil. So how does this affect me as a real estate agent in Maui? It really depends where you live maybe New York City or Las Vegas'. It could be resort areas in Florida (4 comments)
Trains, Planes and Automobiles (etc.) - 06/07/08 07:02 PM
Planes, Trains and Automobiles! PADDLE POWER So the news on travel is not sounding too good. We are looking at the airlines cutting flights by 20% to the islands to save fuel and to get rid of gas guzzler planes. This is going to impact the tourist industry and it will ripple down through out the state. I have seen better fares flying to Paris than to the islands. WIND POWER Today oil prices made a major leap to record highs. Just when they were saying it was going to level out and maybe drop down. So all of a sudden (11 comments)
A recent survey commissioned by the Realtors Association of Maui was reported in the Maui News this last Friday. Similar to the study conducted by Maui County in 2002. The survey wanted to know if Mauians were opposed to vacation rentals in there neighborhood. The county has a package of five bills before the county council that would establish a permitting system for vacation rentals.
Sarah Sorenson, president of The Realtors Association of Maui said we must enforce our land use laws. Also we need to create laws that the community can support. The purpose (1 comments)
Wailea Maui Blooming! - 06/06/08 06:51 PM
I was taking pictures of the Wailea Beach Villas for a client and thought you might enjoy these photos. A Yellow Hibiscus's Red Ginger
Hope you enjoy the flowers
Wailea Beach Villas - 06/06/08 12:59 AM
The Wailea Beach Villas in Wailea Maui Hawaii. This is a gem located in one of the world's most beautiful beaches in Hawaii. Lush landscaping and enchanted beaches make the Villas the exclusive resort community that is known around the world. Wailea Beach Villas is surrounded by 5-star hotels and world class golf courses. You are just steps away from The Shops At Wailea for dining and all your shopping needs. The units at Wailea Beach villas range from 2000 to 3100 sqft of luxury living. There are thirty eight villa units running towards the ocean. The penthouse has 60 units (2 comments)
All quite on the front! - 06/04/08 08:04 PM
It's the first of June in Maui and hopefully the end of the slow season. I am crusing through Paia to go to Mana's health food store to pick up dinner. On the way I stop by to chat with a Realtor friend. So how business in town was the conversation. The streets are pretty quite hopefully it will pick up this summer. Early in the week I was driving by the airport to talk story with a friend who works with Hawaiian Airlines and I ask the same question. So are the planes carrying very many people these days. The answer is it's been (8 comments)
Commerical Property in Haiku Maui! - 06/03/08 06:14 PM
I just listed two vacant lots in Haiku Maui, Hawaii. They are both commerical zoned and in the very heart of Haiku Maui. The two lots are almost equal to one acre of property. Located right across the street are two Haiku town centers that are the heart beat of Haiku. Commerical property in this area are rare. For more information on this property go to www.nickensmaui.com.
It looks like Obama will win the nomination tonight after the polls close in South Dakota. This is a major upset taking down Hillary Clinton. It looked like Hillary was going to be the Democratic front runner for President of the United States. Hillary with a message of experience was beat by a message of change. Now Hillary is positioning her self for Vice- President. It will be interesting to see who will be the Vice- President for McCain and Obama. Well the games are on and it will be an interesting race to November. (4 comments)
Kauai Shark Attack Victim Bethany Hamilton! - 06/01/08 06:27 PM
Kauai Shark Attack victim Bethany Hamilton! I never met Bethany but I can say this is one courageous girl. At the age of 13 she was surfing a break with her friends called tunnels on Kauai which is a break that breaks pretty far out to sea. I know this for a fact because I have surfed out there myself. She was attacked by a 12ft Tiger Shark that rip of her arm. That is where the story really begins. Today she was featured in Honolulu Advertiser about her amazing story. Five years later she is trying to qualify for the (4 comments)
Aloha from the island of Maui. Life is good on Maui. Most people who have called Maui home will agree that it is a privilege to live on Maui. With this blog I hope I can share a little bit of the island's lifestyle and information on Maui real estate. Maui has been my home for 39 years, 18 years Maui Realtor, so let my experience work for you. I have extensive experience up-county, northshore Maui, and Wailea Maui. I have worked on sales teams at Wailea Beach Villas, Papali Wailea, Wailea Fairway Villas and currently with Hoolei Wailea Sales Team, so give me a call 808-280-2208
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