If you read last month’s article, I emphasized that Puamana broke loose after several months of dormant transactional activity, and closed out the year with 3 sales in December. In continuing with that momentum, January brought the same good fortune as 2 properties closed and another went under contract. Currently 5 Puamana properties are active on […]
HILT helps establish and maintain sustainable practices on beautiful properties such as this one at Ulupalakua Ranch on Maui | Image provided by the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, HILT takes a broad approach to conservation, seeking the widespread sustainability of our lands for the people who live on it. In addition […]
Looking for an investment property in Maui? Studio residences at Honua Kai are some of the best cash on cash performers that I have seen in the entire marketplace on Maui and I would prognosticate are some of the very best in the state. One of the most important criteria that many of my clients […]
The numbers are in and here are your summary CliffsNotes to what happened in West Maui real estate sales for the month of January. A quick highlight of some important points followed by easy to read, but detailed reports of all home, condo, and land sales activity on this side, the best side of the island. For […]
Do you know the difference between Heloc (Home-equity line of credit) and Home-equity loan? I Have Heard Of a Home-Equity Loan, But What is a Heloc? A Heloc lets the homeowner borrow a set amount over a set amount of time using their home as collateral. Once a Heloc is paid off completely one can […]
Nestled perfectly between the resort communities of Kapalua and Kaanapali is Kahana Ridge. Kahana Ridge is a fantastic neighborhood consisting of 240 homes and vacant parcels. The community is a short drive to the golf course of Kaanapali and less than 3 miles South of the perfect waves of Honolua Bay. 105 Kahana Nui Road (MLS# 366649) – 5 bed, […]
For those who have not heard of this concept, after all it is used only in Hawaii and Utah, to the best of my knowledge, leasehold is a type of ownership.
The Montage Residences at Kapalua Bay are selling fast. Over the last 18 months, over $100 Million in units have been sold. Formerly known as the Kapalua Bay Hotel, the property has undergone an extensive remodel to be transformed into two hotel buildings and four separate residence buildings, now known as the Montage Residences at […]
The Birth of an Architect Fanboy Toothpicks and glue – 2 ingredients that helped launch my closeted inner architect. It was a cold winter day in sixth grade when I was offered a box of toothpicks and some glue and told to build something. Little did I know that the joy found in that project […]
In today’s market, with homes selling quickly and prices rising, some homeowners might consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers.