maui real estate: Spring Seaon Begins on Maui! - 04/19/10 05:59 PM

Spring Time in Maui!
Spring is in the air on Maui.  We are seeing the last of the whale migrating to the north.  Water temperatures are beginning to warm up, and our rainy season is ending.  It is also the beginning of the windsurfer and kite boarder migration to the north shore.  When I was out sailing yesterday, I noticed quite a few languages from all over the world.

So if you are in the market for a Maui home, or Maui condo for sale, give me a call.  With over 37 years on Maui, I have the local … (3 comments)

maui real estate: Windy Day on Maui! - 04/14/10 06:25 PM

It's a very windy day on Maui today.  Everybody deals with it differently.  Some like to take to the air, like Levi here, windsurfing.  This time of year the winds kick in, and windsurfers from all over the year arrive on Maui.  You have a lot of the pros arriving on Maui to do photo shoots for different companies. When I have time to get out and sail, it blows my wind seeing all the talent on the island, with pros from all over the world. Photo courtesy of Goya Windsurfing.com.
 

My son Micah choice when the wind … (8 comments)

maui real estate: Spring in Maui - 03/27/10 05:49 PM
It's spring time in Maui, was it ever winter.  Pretty much we had a beautiful winter on Maui.  Now we are entering spring, and people are heading to the airports to enjoy spring break on Maui.

People come to Maui for different reasons, Some to windsurf Maui's beautiful coast lines.

A lot of visitors want to take in the beauty of Upcountry Maui!

Many visitors just want to go to the beach.  I can't say that I blame them.
So if Maui is part of your journey, and owning Maui real estate is part of your plan. Maui … (3 comments)

maui real estate: Wailea Maui Oceanfront Real Estate - 03/23/10 07:37 PM
Wailea Maui Homes For Sale!
Wailea Maui offers resort living, in one of Hawaii's finest communities. The Wailea Maui real estate market has seen sales picking up in 2010.  Wailea Maui homes for sale, offer a variety of styles, setting, with Wailea Maui oceanfront properties starting at $6, 000,000 up to $30,000,000.  There are a number of great gated neighborhoods like, Wailea Golf Vistas, just minutes to the beach on foot.  Located above is Wailea Highlands, a luxury gated community.

Papali Wailea is a new development, with 24 Hawaiian design homes, fitness center and infinity pool.  Prices start at $2, … (2 comments)

maui real estate: Flowers and Shades of Kula Maui homes! - 02/24/10 02:54 AM
I love the winter colors in Kula.  I was showing Kula Maui homes for sale, in upcountry Maui.  I had the pleasure of viewing a couple beautiful Kula homes on the market.

Kula offers pristine conditions for growing just about anything that you put in the ground.

This area in Kula is known as Keokea, it still looks untouch, and retains its natural beauty.  This Kula home is located on two acres.

I love this cottage surrounded by natural beauty.

Ponds surrounded by tropical flowers

This property reflects an artist canvas

Protea's pin cushions

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maui real estate: Haiku Maui Commerical Real Estate! - 01/16/10 09:37 PM
Haiku Maui real estate offering two commerciall lots in down town Haiku Maui.  Located in the heart of Haiku, just under an acre of prime ready to be developed prime commercial real estate.  Both lots include two water meters, and direct road frontage.  Priced at $1,895,000, all utilities directly to the site and ready to go.  For more information on Haiku Maui real estate give me a call. 

 
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maui real estate: Wailea Maui Homes For Sale - 01/14/10 12:57 AM

If you are looking for Wailea Maui homes for sale, there currently are some great values.  My clients just closed on this beautiful home.  Inculed 2800 sqft home, pool and with walking distance to one of Wailea's best beaches.

This is Wailea Golf Vistas, for a complete list of Wailea Maui homes for sale in Wailea click on this link.

 
 
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maui real estate: Wailea Maui Homes For Sale - 12/28/09 02:53 PM

If you are looking in Wailea Maui, currently there are some great buys out there. The Wailea Maui real  estate market is alive and well.  I am getting ready to close a beautiful home in Wailea GolfVista's.  Wailea Golf Vista is one of my favorite neighborhoods, located right across from the Kea A Lani Hotel. So if you are looking for that right Wailea Maui home, give me a call.

 
 
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maui real estate: Haiku Maui Real Estate - 12/20/09 01:50 PM
If you are looking for Haiku Maui real estate, there currently are some great buys out there.  New on the market is a Haiku bank sale, beautiful home, 3,400 sqft, Balinese design, 10,000sqft lot.  Priced at $399K.  In Haiku you will also find a collection of plantation homes starting at $500K and up.  I have a couple new plantation homes getting ready to come on the market in the $550K range.

I also have listed house and cottage, which is in excellent shape.   Also includes a large workshop and 2-car garage.  Priced at $850K.  So if Haiku Maui real estate … (1 comments)

maui real estate: Maui's Northshore Real Estate - 12/15/09 11:58 PM
Maui Northshore Oceanfront Real Estate

Life on Maui's northshore oceanfront offers a true island experience.  Maui's north shore is kind of a sub-culture made up of waterman, rock stars, and ocean lovers.  Nestled on the coast line of Spreckelsville, offering beautiful beaches and homes scattered along the coast.  Launch your sailboard from your front steps.  Sprecks offers great sailing and surfing of the outer reefs.  Many people have taken up stand up surfing, riding waves and Paddling down the coast of the outer reefs.

  
Just maybe you just enjoy watching the ocean and picking shells on the beach.  … (2 comments)

maui real estate: North Shore Triple Crown of Surfing Oahu, More Surf and Sun - 12/14/09 10:58 PM
It is winter season in Hawaii, and that means big surf.  They held the Eddie Aikau at Waimea Bay in hugh surf.  The same day Jaws on Maui was going off in 30 to 40 ft surf.  I was talking to Mike Parson in Oahu at Pipeline.  He was mentioning that it was bigger at Jaws in 2004, with 60 to 70 ft surf.

I took a week and a half off from the office to surf and work on my 2-acres.  The weather has been just beautiful.  So the Pipeline Masters is on at  Banazai Pipeline.  My son is involved with … (5 comments)

maui real estate: Good news on the ecomony today! - 12/04/09 05:03 PM

After a year of pretty bad news in the real estate market nationally, it was about time to hear some good news. Unemployment rate falls to 10%, U.S. job losses in November posted the smallest drop since the start of the recession.  This is good news that the economy is moving in the right direction.
The dollar also took flight on the good news on unemployment. in the U.S. job market,  The dollar did really well against the yen and the euro posting its highest gain in two weeks. So what does all this mean for Maui real estate.  Is confidence … (4 comments)

maui real estate: Live Maui, Love Maui - 11/30/09 03:56 AM
Live Maui, Love Maui!

  
Everyone loves Maui for different reasons.  As well as why people move here in the first place.  Maui is so diverse and has so many different options.  I know when I was 19 and moved to Maui it was to surf and live the island life. Now that I have raised a family of four and just about a grandfather of two grand daughters.  Maui still holds the diversity that makes me thankful for living here.

  
For some the Upcountry life is what pulls them to Maui.  Maybe you are into horses or … (2 comments)

maui real estate: Winter Season at Wailea Beach Villas, Wailea Maui! - 11/29/09 03:45 AM

Winter season is here atthe Wailea Beach Villas is coming a live.  Thanksgiving week starts our winter season.  Booking for stays at Wailea Beach Villas has been full occupancy.  I work in the sales office in Wailea Beach Villas, it's been busy with a lot of interest in the Villas.  If you are interested in what's available in The Wailea Beach Villas, check this link for active units for sale.

 
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maui real estate: Maui Snow Birds Have Landed! - 11/27/09 04:41 PM

Maui snowbirds have arrived on Maui.  The annual migration of winter visitors is officially begun with Thanksgiving week.  In the Kihei Maui condo market, business has really picked up.  Lot of showing and contracts getting signed.  Wailea Maui real estate market is heating up after a slow lack luster year.  Buyers are seeing prices coming down, and taking advantage of the changing market. 

So over all, I believe winter season will be pretty busy.  If you are in the Maui real estate market, give me a call.  I have over 36 years on Maui, and the experience to help … (4 comments)

maui real estate: Maui Real Estate Market Looking Up! - 11/24/09 11:21 PM

I do believe the Maui real estate market is looking up. It seems to be a pattern across most of the country.  On MSN.com today, they stated that National Association of Realtors said that the numbers are up in the last quarter of this year. In the Maui real estate market we are seeing more offers and buyers seriously looking at property.  Buyers have been waiting for the signal to step back into the market.  I for one am anticipating a busy winter season.  So if you are interested in Maui condos or Maui homes for  sale, give me a call.  My goal … (3 comments)

maui real estate: Maui Real Estate - 11/24/09 12:07 PM
If you happen to be in the Maui real estate market, there currently are some great values.  Upcountry Maui has a variety of homes and estates available in Kula Maui.  Prices will start at around $500,000 up to $5,000,000 for a beautiful estate in Kula.  Maui's Northshore offers Maui oceanfront properties in Spreckelsville, Kuau, and in Paia Town.

Give me a call if you have any questions on Maui real estate. I can also set you up on an email program to keep you updated on the latest new Maui properties.

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maui real estate: South Maui Real Estate is Heating Up! - 11/20/09 11:37 AM
With winter coming upon us, we are experiencing the Maui real estate market picking up in Kihei Maui.  This is usually our slowest time of the year.  What is happening is, buyers are taking advantage of prices coming down to an all time low, and interest rates also hard to ignore.

If you been waiting to purchase a condos in Kihei Maui, there has never been a better time.  Homes in Kihei and Maui Meadows are offering great values.

So if you in the market for Maui real estate, give me a call. You can sign up for email … (1 comments)

maui real estate: First Time Home Buyer Credits Extended - 11/13/09 08:18 PM
First time home buyer credits extended by President Obama.  This is good new for those who time ran out to purchase your new home.  He signed legislation extending the $8,000 first time home buyer credit.  They also created a $6,500 tax credit for longtime homeowners who are buying new homes.  Under the new law, the credits are available to qualifying buyers who sign a binding contract by April 20, 2010, and who close by June 30, 2009  You are considered a first time home buyer if you have not owned a home for 3-years.  A credit is available only for the home you … (1 comments)

maui real estate: Haiku Maui Home For Sale - 11/06/09 01:07 AM
Haiku Maui Homes For Sale!
Haiku Maui is known for being the country.  Lots of green lush vegetation, tropical flowers and fruit trees. I love driving by Maui's northshore and watching the windsurfers and surfers, if not getting out there my self for an early surf session.  Haiku is also a very international place.  People from all over world call Haiku home.  People from France to Brazil call Haiku home.  Prices for a stater home will run around $400K up to  $2M and up for estate homes.

So for more information on Haiku Maui Homes For Sale, check this link or … (0 comments)

 
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Wailea, HI

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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 41 years, 19 years Maui Realtor, so let my experience work for you. I have extensive experience up-country, northshore Maui, 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, Makawao and Napili to better serve you. So give me a call 808-280-2208. I work island wide.


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