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2018 

The data for the Maui real estate market in 2017 is finally complete, and we get to look at the big picture for the year to get a better idea of what we can expect from 2018. According to the report released by the Realtors Association of Maui, home sales increased by 8.8 percent in 2017, compar...
01/28/2018
You have fallen in love with Maui and with the lush, tropical landscape along with the pristine weather, we sure don’t blame you! And let’s face it, you have most likely considered making the big move here. You have dreamt about it, thought about it, and spoke about it with all of your friends. ...
01/28/2018
******* THIS IS NOT A DRILL *********  How do I even express how frustrated,  and mad I am right now!  For people that did not experience the moment, I could never explain it in a way that you could understand, but I will try.  At about 8::00 this morning my phone went off with an emergency aler...
01/28/2018
A market update for Ma'alaea Maui follows.  Ma'alaea is a centrally-located area on Maui with 10 condominiums with approximately 564 units and 8 homes.  I live in Ma'alaea and love it here.  Additional information is available upon request.  For self-service, go to www.MauiSandCastles.com/maalae...
01/28/2018
What a week we had in Hawaii. Starting out with a false missile alert that had everyone looking for cover.  One of my friends Roger was walking on the beach and his wife called him to let him know. He thought, well this is a perfect place to finish my life, kind of a no worries be happy attitude...
01/28/2018
Thinking about buying an oceanfront condo in West Maui? Many of the listings in this area would make for a sublime getaway, providing every feature that makes Maui such an amazing place to live, whether part-time or all year round. This week, we'd like to spotlight one such lovely condo with 3 b...
01/28/2018
JUST LISTED!5143 Bakman Ave. #320, North Hollywood, CA   $325,000   NoHo Arts District! Super-clean and stylish 3rd-Floor, one good size bedroom, one full bath unit right in the center of Metro NoHo! Stainless appliances, granite counters, fireplace, wet bar, living room balcony, and nice walk-i...
01/28/2018
First and foremost, I want to thank every Maui Veteran for serving our Country. It is an Honor and privilege to help you!In our Maui County, we have over 9286 Active Military ( US.Census from 2012-2016 ) and Veterans that served our Country one point in time. Many of them are retired or moving to...
01/28/2018
Within this Blog, I like to explain the first Step of the Purchase of a Home. Find a Licensed Loan Officer that can Pre-Qualify you for the amount you can Afford or on your Income and willingness you like to spend every month. Not everyone can place a 20 or 30% downpayment on a Home. Matter fact ...
01/28/2018
Given Maui's median home sale price of close to $700,000, which would most prefer, a brand new one with new home warranty or one about 30 years old sure to need some work before long.  It's a real question because Maui's median residential sale price for all of 2017 is reported at $695,000.  Don...
01/27/2018
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