maui luxury homes: Big Demand for Small Homes! - 01/07/20 04:25 PM
Since 2015, the square footage of newly built houses has been shrinking, according to Yahoo Finances.  This is not projected to change as we continue into the beginning of the year.
“We expect this downsizing trend to continue in 2020, driven by a confluence of economic and demographic trends.”
 
Why are smaller homes trending now?
As noted in the article, there are a few main reasons for this demand:
         “Many of today’s younger, millennial home buyers have expressed a preference for denser, more urban homes that are more walkable to shared amenities.”          “Today’s older homeowners are expressing a desire for smaller, less maintenance-heavy and more … (1 comments)

maui luxury homes: Buying Home On Maui Was a Mistake...Said no-one EVER 5 years later. - 01/06/20 12:13 PM
3 Benefits to Buying Your Dream Home This YearOutside of a strong economy, low unemployment, and higher wages, there are three more great reasons why you may want to consider buying your dream home this year instead of waiting.1. Buying a Home is a Great InvestmentSeveral reports indicate that real estate is a good investment, topping other options such as gold, stocks, bonds, and savings. Why? Real estate helps build equity, a form of investing for you and your family2. Mortgage Interest Rates Are LowInterest rates for a 30-year mortgage have fallen since November 2018 when they hit 4.94%. Freddie Mac … (0 comments)

maui luxury homes: National "roof over your head" day! What??? - 12/03/19 01:56 PM
It’s ‘National Roof Over Your Head’ Day!
Did you know that each year in the United States, we celebrate “National Roof Over Your Head Day” on December 3rd?
As noted on the National Calendar, it was “created as a day to be thankful for what you have, starting with the roof over your head. There are many things that we have that we take for granted and do not stop to appreciate how fortunate we are for having them.”
From bungalows to cottages, and farmhouses to treehouses, today we show our appreciation and gratitude for the places we call home. Owning the roof … (0 comments)

maui luxury homes: Do you want to get an expert advice? - 11/19/19 06:14 PM
Expert Advice: 3 Benefits to Owning a Home
Success is something often worth repeating, and Brent Sutherland, a Certified Financial Planner and Real Estate Investor, has certainly made his way in a momentum-driving direction. Here are 3 tips he shares from a recent piece in Business Insider on the benefits of owning real estate:
1. Real estate diversifies your income
“While it is certainly important to be properly diversified with your investments, it is even more important to be diversified with your income. This is because the largest financial risk for most of you is the loss of your primary source of income, which is typically in the form … (0 comments)

maui luxury homes: The difference one hour makes... - 11/02/19 12:01 PM
As most of the world adjusts the clock this Sunday I want to put this 60 minutes in prospective and he difference one hour makes in the Real Estate world... Every Hour in the U.S. Housing market: 614 Homes Are Sold 95 Homes Regain Positive Equity Median Home Values Go Up $1.38 #FallBack #RealEstate #HolidayMarketingProgram #LowInventory #Shine #prepare #Sell #MoveAtYourOwnTerms #LetTalk … (1 comments)

maui luxury homes: Depending on the Price, You’re Going to Need Advice... - 10/22/19 02:07 PM
Depending on the Price, You’re Going to Need Advice... To understand today’s complex real estate market, it is critical to have a local, trusted advisor on your side – for more reasons than you may think. In real estate today, there are essentially three different price points in the market. Each one is unique, and depending on the city, the price point in these categories will vary. Starter-Home Market: This market varies by price, and these homes are typically purchased by first-time home buyers or investors looking to flip them for a profit. A low supply like this generally increases competition, … (0 comments)

 
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