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I attended a Broker's open house a couple of days ago at Na Hale O Makena Condo Residences. I love the Hawaiian tropical setting of Na Hale O Makena. It's just steps away from the ocean, and offers captivating ocean and mountain views. The property is set on six acres of landscaped property, with three gated entrances. Amenities include swimming pool, spa, fitness center, and a covered pavilion with kitchen facility and gas grill.
Na Hale O Makena has 40 residences and allows no short term rentals.
Okay the real estate market is in the tank, and the economy is not doing any better. Can you give me one reason why I should buy real estate on Maui now? As a matter of fact I will give you a number of reasons. 1. Lifestyle is number one. People come to Maui for the quality of life that Hawaii offers. This is not the time to be buying property to speculate and turn a quick buck. It is time to find that home to raise your family in a great (2 comments)
I was home early from work and enjoying myself working in the yard. It was raining lightly and I look up and there was this beautiful rainbow. So I busted out my camera a took a few photos. I hope you enjoy them. This is from my garden Arica Palms
I love Haiku for the tropical weather. Its not to hot, its not to cold. Every thing grows wild, you stick anything in the ground and it flourishes. So if you are looking for Haiku Maui real estate, check this link.
Aloha, Steven Nickens R(S) GRI ABR The (2 comments)
It's all about location! This rare Royal Mauian Condominium in Kihei's top floor unit is housed in one of the most prime oceanfront properties in Hawaii. The stunning coastal views include Kamaole I Beach park which is just steps away and has been voted by Conde Naste as one of the best beaches in the world. Recently renovated, this unit features stainless steel appliances; custom cabinetry and granite counter tops throughout. A wide array of dining and shopping experiences can be found within easy walking distance. World class golf and many other recreational activities are available close by. To view (0 comments)
Finding The Right Realtor? - 02/24/09 09:53 PM
Looking for a Realtor! So how do you find the right Realtor? One of the most common ways is word of mouth. Maybe a friend of a friend, a referral, or from a neighbor that might recommend a Realtor. Word of mouth is always a good source, because they have first hand experience. Then there is the auntie that has a real estate license. You might have heard this, I have to list with my auntie or I am in serious trouble. Usually with this process of finding an agent you are all ready in trouble out of the gate. If (0 comments)
The Mana Kai is one of my favorite condos in Kihei. The reason being is location, location, location. It sits on the last stretch of beach in Kihei and you walk right into Wailea. This is a beautiful oceanfront property.
This is as good as it gets before you move into the high end prices of Wailea. Check this link for more information on the Mana Kai Resort.
Steven Nickens R(S), GRI, ABR The Wailea Group, LLC Wailea, Maui, Hi, 96753 www.nickensmaui.com (0 comments)
Hale Kamaole, Kihei Maui Condominium, Here is sold and active listings from 1/1/08 to date. Hale Kamaole Condominium is located right across the street from Kamaole Beach lll, A very popular beach in South Maui. CMA Summary Report
Steven Nickens R(S), GRI, ABR The Wailea Group, LLC 3750 Wailea Alanui, Suite 5WE Wailea, Maui, Hi 96753 www.nickensmaui.com Email: email@example.com Cell: 808-280-2208 (2 comments)
Windsurfing in Maui! - 02/23/09 05:45 AM
Maui is a lot of things to a lot of people. There is a group of Maui visitors that come every year to wind surf. Down at Hookipa Beach Park or Kanaha Beach park is where everyone hangs out. You will meet on any given day, people from all over the world. This guy is from Switzerland, and this is his second season here.
Then there is the local community of windsurfers. Living here you meet all the local pros that shop, eat, raise their families and just do life. The center of all sports is the shops, may it (2 comments)
Looking for Maui Realtor - 02/21/09 02:58 PM
If you are reading this blog you might be in the market for Maui real estate. This can be staggering task. It is real important that you have a good pulse on whats happening in the Maui real estate market. While we are experiencing economic hard times. Its important to know the local market. Haiku Home What I bring to the table as a Realtor is years of experience on Maui. I have lived and worked on Maui for over 36 years, and been activity involved in the community. Prior to real estate, I have 15 years experience as a licensed contractor on (0 comments)
Finding Haiku Maui! - 02/19/09 01:34 PM
Haiku Maui Hawaii has some great luxury homes for sale. If you were ever dreaming of living in a tropical get away. Then you would want to add a tropical villa hideaway. A home design and build by some of Maui's finest north shore craftsman. I would want custom wood cabinets made of local woods such as mango, maybe cherry wood cabinets which is a very popular wood used in a lot of custom homes.
I love that different kinds of granite, my favorite stone is from Correa, Italy. I also love natural vaulted wood ceilings that set a (1 comments)
Honolulu Academy of Arts! - 02/18/09 06:10 PM
Last week I was visiting Waikiki. One of the things my wife and I did was visit the Honolulu Academy of Art, located off Ward St. I was really surprised at the vast collection of art.
There is some beautiful art work in the center. Just walking around on the grounds you will discover some jewels.
There was some interesting African Art on display celebrating Black History week.
There was art from India, China, Japan, Thailand, and other Southeast Asia art. I was not able to take pictures of the art work, they don't allow it.
I was amazed (0 comments)
Winter Season on Maui! - 02/18/09 02:03 AM
It is now February in Maui, and we are enjoying a beautiful winter. I talk to travelers from the cold country and they mention how we don't have the four seasons. That may be, but we do have a change from winter to summer. This time of year the winds blow sometimes from the north bringing cold winds. You might even put on a sweater or dress a little warmer at night.
Winter this time of year you have the sugar cane flowering. This to me is also a sign of winter. Recently my daughter Meili and my wife went (4 comments)
Waikiki Beach, People, Tourist, Fun things to do! - 02/14/09 04:41 PM
So I live on Maui, why am I writing about Waikiki? That's a good question. I would never choose to live there, while some people just love it. I am a Maui guy, I love life on Maui. A little taste of the big city is really a lot of fun.
Waikiki is so historic, you can actually find history and old buildings with a story to tell of Hawaii from the past. In the early 1900's you traveled by steamer ship to arrive in Oahu.
You had people like Will Rogers and Shirley Temple that made the long (3 comments)
It is really an amazing place, with so much to do. We stayed at our favorite hotel The Moana Surf Rider Hotel. It was first open in 1901.
I really enjoy all the tourist. The Japanese really have a lot of fun. I love their sense of style and having fun. Here is a couple on there way to get married. Very handsome couple The beaches are just beautiful in Waikiki. There might be a thousand people (5 comments)
Wailea Maui Homes Sold - 02/10/09 02:26 AM
This is a list of Homes sold in the last six months in Wailea, Maui. The least expense home sold for $1,330,000. The highest price sold was for $10,500,000, sold in Makena Beach. For more information on Wailea Maui homes for sale, call or email me for more information. CMA Summary Report
Aloha, Steven Nickens R(S), GRI, ABR The Wailea Group, LLC 3750 Wailea Alanui, Suite 5WE Wailea, Maui, Hi 96753 www.nickensmaui.com Cell: 808-280-2208 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (0 comments)
Hale Kanani Condominium Kihei Maui - 02/08/09 09:13 PM
Hale Kanani Condominium Kihei Maui $369,000 Hale Kanani Unit 1-105 MLS 335316 44 Kanani Road, Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui
This is a great location with in walking distance to great beaches and shopping. Kihei is a very popular resort area. Hale Kanani is not a vacation rental property, they only allow long term rentals Hale Kanani condominium. Great location, walking distance to Cove Park, and Charlie Young Beach. This 2BD unit has upgraded cherry wood cabinets, granite counter tops, and crown molding. Located next to the pool area and BBQ for your enjoyment. Also includes central air. Hale Kanani is only 2 (0 comments)
Kihei Maui condos for sale features the Mana Kai Resort. Mana Kai is located on Keawekapu beach adjoining Wailea Maui's beautiful coast line.
Mana Kai offers incredible ocean views and a beautiful pool over looking the ocean. Enjoy dining over looking the ocean with fabulous sunset views.This is one of Kihei Maui's most pristine beaches. Located along this stretch of beach you will discover elegant Kihei Maui ocean front homes for sale. Sign up for daily (2 comments)
Maui celebrates the Great Maui Whale Festival, and 2009 with, Run for the Whales, Parade of Whales, Whale Day Celebration, the Great Whale Count and more! For more information go to www.greatmauiwhalefestival.org Each winter 4,000 humpback whales come to Maui each year to mate, give birth and nurture their new born to our delight.
The PGA Tour Mercedes-Benz Championship finished up this week end. Congratulation goes out to the winner, Geoff Ogily.
The 2009 annual Haiku Flower Festival will be held on March 14, 2009 at the Haiku Community (2 comments)
Hana Maui real estate - 02/07/09 09:31 PM
If you happen to be looking for Hana Maui real estate. Go to this Hana link to view all Hana Maui real estate for sale. From this site you can view all Hana Maui homes for sale. For private showing on Hana Properteis call Steven. Steven Nickens R(S) GRI ABR The Wailea Group LLC 3750 Wailea, Maui, Hi 96753 www.nickensmaui.com Email: email@example.com Cell: 808-280-2208 (0 comments)
Haiku is a different part of the island of Maui. It is just a hop, skip and a jump from living in Hana, but with out the drive. When you drive past Paia Town you entered the realm of the north shore. What you notice is the landscape turns more tropical and lush country side.
It is the windy side of the island with the trade winds blowing predominantly through out the year. Haiku to me offers perfect weather, not to cold and not to hot. Haiku also is located so it's a quick (0 comments)
Up Country Maui Real Estate, A Place To Call Home! - 02/04/09 12:07 AM
Maui is an amazing place. It has so many different faces. You have South Maui, which is made up of Kihei and Wailea. South Maui is more of a resort community. Very much like Lahaina side of the island. Warm beaches and lots of things to do for the tourist.
Upcountry Maui has a totally different feeling to it. If you cruise into Makawao town, it still has the feeling of an old cowboy town. You might see a cattle truck driving through town or horse trailers pulling there cargo to work or just for a ride in the hills. (2 comments)
Buying a home on the North Shore of Maui! - 02/03/09 03:02 PM
It currently is winter time on Maui. As I write this article, we are having an island rain and the wind is blowing hard. The North Shore of Maui is a unique part of the island. I was talking with an owner in Wailea. His comment on the northshore is that's where the real people of Maui live. Interesting statement from a Wailea resident. I think what he was getting at is on the north shore people live year around and raise there families. Maui's north shore offers a unique island living. It draws the sportman, the artistic, spiritual, farmer, and (3 comments)
Super Bowl Sunday - 02/02/09 11:24 PM
This was a pretty amazing Super Bowl Game. I don't even watch football. I got of work early and headed down to windsurf after work. There was no wind so I headed home and the game was still on. I turn on the last 10 minutes like last year. Okay football does not excite me at all. But I have to say that was a thrilling game. I felt bad for the Cardinals, but someone needs to lose. So back to work today and the wind was up today. I had a great end of the day windsurfing and life is good (2 comments)
Rare Kihei Maui Oceanfront condominium resort. Kauhale Makai offers direct oceanfront condo living. Fabulous ground floor oceanfront unit, 2BR/2BA. It's all about the location, fabulous beach for the morning swim, and long walks on the beach; this area is also a favorite of kite boarders, and windsurfers on the outer reefs.
Enjoy spectacular sunsets from your lanai, or just sitting in your living room. Other amenities include Swimming pool, barbeque area, Jacuzzi, Sauna, Gym, Tennis, Shuffleboard and putting greens. This unit is currently in a rental program. Other features include, manicure tropical landscape giving you a feeling of (0 comments)
Super Bowl Sunday Maui Style! - 02/01/09 03:10 PM
Super Bowl Sunday Here is a fun clip for Super Bowl Sunday my son sent me. It's pretty amazing, I hope you enjoy it. Oh yes go Steelers. I am off work and heading for a great day of windsurfing on Maui, enjoy the game. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHH-6ZQktRQ Steven Nickens THe Wailea Group. (2 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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