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Market Spotlight: West Maui Oceanfront and Beachfront Homes

Real Estate Agent with Island Sotheby's International Realty R(S): 56519

Market Spotlight: West Maui Oceanfront and Beachfront Homes

It's everyone's dream...well, at least almost everyone that I meet with during the course of my work--to live by the beach...I see posts on instagram and facebook of idyllic settings with, "Life is short, buy the beach house".  If you're going to do it, there's no better place to live by the beach than Maui.

Consistently rated amongst the top islands in the world, Maui is a destination that is attracting second homeowners that may have considered purchasing outside of the US for several reasons not limited to but including the legal system of property ownership, currency, and medical care.

With much of the shoreline developed in condominium residences, there are very few oceanfront and beachfront homes for sale on Maui.

This week's Market Report focuses on the area of Maui known as West Maui, which includes Olowalu, Lahaina, Kaanapali, Honokowai, Kahana, Napili and Kapalua.  Perhaps the best known are Lahaina, which is a charming town that is a popular tourist destination, and the resorts of Kaanapali and Kapalua.

For more information on the West Maui Oceanfront Market, including a listing overview of the beachfront and oceanfront homes for sale, average list prices, pending sales and sales year to date, read the West Maui Oceanfront and Beachfront Homes: Market Update and Report

Comments (3)

BethAnn Long
RE/MAX of Spokane - Spokane, WA
Realtor, CRS, e-PRO, CLHMS Spokane Wa Real Estate

Ahhhh how we love Maui ! We have been several times. I would love to buy a place there, once my twins graduate from college. :-) ALOHA and enjoy the island for me while I am dreaming of being there !

Sep 28, 2016 02:22 PM
Courtney Brown, Realtor (S) Vice President

Mahalo BethAnn,

I hope you can at least visit soon :)


Sep 28, 2016 03:13 PM
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe .Just Call. 408-252-8900
Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty - San Jose, CA
Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years

Lots of people are curious about the market, it would be good to include some of the actual data in the blog itself.

Sep 28, 2016 03:26 PM
Courtney Brown, Realtor (S) Vice President

Thank you Michelle--the last sentence is to direct people to the blog post on my website, which has the detailed statistics including the averages ($/Sq.Ft, list prices, sales prices, etc) for the West Maui oceanfront home market.  I didn't want to duplicate the post, and had hoped to direct people to my site to read the update in its entirety.

Sep 29, 2016 06:56 AM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

West Maui oceanfront: something that one of my mentors Wayne Dyer would've liked when he was alive

Oct 20, 2016 02:48 PM
Courtney Brown, Realtor (S) Vice President

I believe he had a home here on Maui and loved it very much.



Oct 20, 2016 06:02 PM