maui real estate for sale: looking a head at traveling to Maui Hawaii? - 08/19/08 06:17 AM
Looking a head at traveling to Maui Hawaii

 
This summer has been the slowest as far as tourist coming to Maui.  With Aloha Airlines calling it quits and ATA Airlines folding it left a Hugh void.  Driving through the airport on the way to windsurf this summer I notice that it's been the slowest since any time I can remember.  One thing I do detect is a little change in the air.  The dollar is gaining strength against the Euro and the Pound. 

That also helps bring down the cost of oil.  So that should directly affect the … (0 comments)

maui real estate for sale: Wailuku Maui Homes Sold - 08/18/08 03:10 PM
Wailuku Maui Homes Sold
Here are the sales for Wailuku Maui Homes that sold from January 2008 to date.  There were over 200 homes sold in this period from $357K to $737,600.  The median price was $562,250 with a lot of the activity coming from new construction closing. 
View all Wailuku real estate currently for sale in Maui MlS
 
Wailuku has a lot of quality homes offered at pretty reasonable prices from the developers with great incentives. For information on new homes in this area email Steven for information on new developments in Wailuku and Kahului area. www.nickensmaui.com
 
I work for Elite Pacific Properties, … (0 comments)

maui real estate for sale: Wailea Maui Real Estate Features Wailea Beach Villas - 08/17/08 11:58 AM
Wailea Beach Villas Maui

I have listed all current sales for Wailea Maui real estate for Wailea Beach Villas that sold this year. Wailea Beach Villas is an oceanfront development in Wailea Maui. It offers a collection of luxurious condominium residence set within one of the last remaining parcels of oceanfront property in Wailea.  Wailea Beach Villas offers a new standard of exclusive Wailea oceanfront properties.

Room sizes range from 1900 sqft to 3,000 sqft of luxury living.  For more information on this quality development contact Steven or set up an appointment at our office located in the … (0 comments)

maui real estate for sale: Kamaole Sands, Kihei Maui Condos - 08/17/08 08:19 AM
Kamaole Sands is one of Kihei Maui condos for sale that are a popular resort destination for Maui visitor's. Kamaole Sands condominium offer's resort living at a fraction of Wailea Maui condos prices. .  Kamaole Sands is located in a great part of south Maui. Just minutes away fromWailea and Makena and right across the street is  Kamaole III which is a great beach park.  kamaole Sands offers a great pool for the family and a short walk right across the street form the beach. So if Kihei Maui Condominiums for sale are what you are looking for Kamaole Sands is … (0 comments)

maui real estate for sale: Hoolei Wailea Maui Newest Town-Home resort - 08/15/08 02:16 PM
Ho'olei Wailea Maui

 
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.
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maui real estate for sale: Makena Maui Oceanfront Real Estate For Sale - 08/14/08 03:22 PM
 
Makena Maui Oceanfront real Estate For Sale
 
Elegance best describes this "Never Lived In" luxurious Oceanfront Makena custom residence for the astute Buyer. Three bedroom/ three bath luxury home with over 3409 sqft of living space.
 
Features include gated foyer entry leading to the tasteful custom mahogany and glass front door, elevator, gourmet kitchen including Subzero and Wolf appliances, walk-in refrigerated wine cellar,

finest in finished detail including travertine flooring, marble counters & cherry wood cabinetry throughout. Stunning master bedroom with built in closet and cabinetry including additional washer & dryer for convenience.

Entertaining is a treat on … (1 comments)

maui real estate for sale: 2008 Olympics Are On - 08/10/08 10:04 AM
2008 Olympics' in China
 
The opening ceremonies in China for the 2008 Olympics was amazing. The artistry and amount of dancers and vivid color was a work of art.  Watching all the nations of the world representing their countries was a cultural experience. Each country was wearing their cultural dress attire and looking proud to be represting there own homeland.
The Chinese gymnastic team is nothing short of amazing. How in the whole can any one do the things that this team has been demonstrating? With Japan on there heals it will be an interesting show.
Then there is the … (5 comments)

maui real estate for sale: So you want to sell your home - 08/09/08 05:49 AM
 

How to effectively sell your home in a slow Maui market?

 
We all know that the Maui real estate market or for that fact national real estate market has really slowed down.  Maui homes for sale are not exempt from this current market. So what can I do to sell my Maui home or condo more effectively?  Pricing your home to current sales in the last six months is really important.  Have your Maui Realtor do a price comparable of homes recently sold.  You might also think about getting an early appraisal.  This will also help all … (4 comments)

maui real estate for sale: Haiku Maui Commercial Property - 08/05/08 08:21 AM
Commercial Property Haiku Maui

 
Two Lots located in the heart of Haiku Maui.  Right across the street from the Haiku Town Center.  Two TMK's and two water meters located right on the main street for easy access.  Both lots are M-1 zoned and are almost an acre of vacant land.  This is the center of Haiku business center with grocery stores, restaurants, fitness centers, doctor's offices, bike shops and more. Price is $1,899,000.  For more information on this property or other Maui real estate properties check my site at. www.nickensmaui.com/haiku_props.htm

 
Steven Nickens R(S) GRI ABR
The Wailea … (0 comments)

maui real estate for sale: The Rise of the Super Rich - 08/04/08 04:51 PM
The Rise of the Super Rich.
  
I was watching a special on TV about the rise of the super rich.  It is a new bread of young wealthy people.  Who are these people that slip under the radar.  They are Hedge Fund Traders.  Real Estate investors and players in the Hi-Tech world.  What is different about this new generation of wealth is that they spend big.  This group is the $30Million and up.  They interviewed a woman that started her own internet business and her worth was $10 million.  She was sharing that she did not consider her self rich.  … (17 comments)

maui real estate for sale: Haiku Maui Commerical Property - 07/31/08 08:37 AM
If you looking for commercial property in Haiku I have two lots that total almost an acre of prime commercial property. They are located right across from Haiku Town center in down town Haiku Maui. There are two water meters and located right on the main road next to the center. Haiku Maui is the tropical side of the island offering quiet island living.

This would be a great place for a business center or offices.  For more information email for more details about the property. Haiku Properties www.nickensmaui.com/haiku_props.htm
Aloha,

Steven Nickens R(S) GRI ABR
The Wailea Group LLC.
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maui real estate for sale: Kanani Wailea Maui Real Estate - 07/31/08 08:19 AM
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 … (4 comments)

maui real estate for sale: The sky is falling the sky is falling. - 07/29/08 01:49 PM
Do you get the feeling that a lot of real estate agents are running scared.  They are looking at multi marketing or cutting hair for a living. I remember in the last down cycle people were saying it will never get better.  This is a pruning period in real estate.  The season agent knows how to step it up and also how to trim their sails. There are people that still need to move to other cities.  People that are actually looking at this market as a opportunity to buy.  So why the media is painting a negative picture and some of it is … (21 comments)

maui real estate for sale: Why is Maui Real Estate market a winner - 07/28/08 07:14 PM
Why is Maui Real Estate a Winner!
 
Here are ten reasons that people will keep coming back to Maui.

 
This one is a know brainier, we have great weather through out the year.  Wailea has perfect weather. Not to windy and lots of sunshine all year long.  The rest of the island is so diverse as far as weather goes. Upcountry in the winter can have snow capped Haleakala carter in December.  The north shore is more tropical and lush.  It can be rainy at times but that is what makes it so beautiful. For all you golfer's … (0 comments)

maui real estate for sale: Hawaiian Jam in Haiku, Maui - 07/24/08 02:23 PM
 Hawaiian Jam in Haiku
One thing I have always enjoyed in Hawaii is getting together for parties, birthdays, weddings and just afternoon Pau Hana let's jam some music. When I first came to Hawaii in 1970 in Kona on the big Island.  After a day of surf out at Banyan's we would get together and watch the sunset and someone was always playing a Ukulele or guitar and singing.  Having moved to Maui in 1973 I have always enjoyed getting together with friends eating and playing music.  Here are a couple of shot at my friends niece birthday party to share … (0 comments)

maui real estate for sale: Northshore Maui Coming Alive! - 07/23/08 03:54 PM
Northshore Maui Coming Alive

It was a great day today.  I actually had a day off so I took care of some errands. Then I faxed off a counter offer and was off to the beach.  The wind was just slamming today.

I love Kanaha Beach Park located right in front of the Kahului Airport.

This is my country club. My other one is Hookipa Beach park where i have been surfing for 36yrs. I love the scene here. You will meet people from all over the world. Each year they return like Canadian geese. A lot of these … (0 comments)

maui real estate for sale: Maui on top of the world - 07/21/08 02:31 PM
Maui # 1 Island Destination in the world
 
So what is the big fuss with Maui any way?   So what if we have some of the best beaches in the world.  The weather is in the 80's and the skies are clear and the wind is mild.  You might be into whales or how about turtles diving around you as your enjoying your morning dive.  Some people in the northwest are dreaming about owning a Wailea Maui condo and living on Maui would be great option.  It happens to be snowing in Tahoe for 2 weeks straight, you love the … (4 comments)

maui real estate for sale: Up Country Maui Real Estate, The Time is Now. - 07/14/08 07:51 PM

So what's new with the Maui Real Estate market? Is the media filled with stories about how slow the real estate market is in Maui? Is it taking months to sell the homes on the market? If you have been waiting for the perfect time to buy a property in Maui real estate market, this is the time!

It's called a "buyers' market" for good reason--it is an opportunity for buyers to select from a large number of Maui homes for sale that could satisfy their needs. Everyone involved is ready to bend over backwards to make it possible … (0 comments)

maui real estate for sale: Grand Wailea Hotel and Spa/Hoolei Wailea - 07/12/08 05:33 AM
I thought I would post a few pictures of the art and flowers in the Grand Wailea Hotel.  Once in a while I work in the lobby selling the Hoolei Wailea  town-homes. They are right across from the Grand Wailea and if you buy a unit you receive membership in the hotel Kualana club. With membership you get full run of the hotel. Hoolei units offer 3BR/3.5 BA with elevators.  Hoolei has all the amenities and upgrades you would expect with a quality development.  They run in price range from $2.9M to $3.8M for ocean view units. 
 
 I love the lobby in … (0 comments)

maui real estate for sale: Haiku Maui Real Estate Commercial Lots - 07/10/08 03:23 PM
   Haiku, Maui, Hawaii                                                                                               
 
I have two beautiful lots for sale in the heart of Haiku Maui.  Both of these lots are located right in the heart of Haiku Town.  This is the hub of the community with restaurants, shops, post office, Haiku Gym and more. Haiku is really set a part from the rest of the island. It is still a very cool place to live, I should know I have lived in Haiku for over 30 yrs.

Both these lots are zones M-1 for light commercial.  The two lots almost equal an acre of flat usable land. … (0 comments)

 
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R(S)GRI ABR, Maui Real Estate Hawaii

Wailea, HI

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Elite Pacific Properties Maui

Address: Wailea Town Center, 161 Wailea Dr., Wailea, Hi, 96753

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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 46 years, 24 years Maui Realtor, so let my experience work for you. I have extensive experience up-country, northshore Maui, Kaanapali, and Wailea Maui. I have worked on sales projects at Wailea Beach Villas, Papali Wailea, Wailea Fairway Villas and with Hoolei Wailea Sales Team. We have offices in Wailea and Wailea to better serve you. So give me a call 808-280-2208. I work island wide.


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