The Wailea Fairway Villas complex hosts many attractive properties in one of Wailea’s premier locations in a highly desired hilltop setting, just minutes from world-class resorts, shopping, dining, golf, tennis, and pristine beaches. The complex is set on 12 acres of beautifully manicured lawns with walking trails and great amenities, including a saltwater pool, jacuzzi, […]
As a real estate Broker, and person that friends have told me “has the natural gift of gab,” and truthfully, from several introspective recollections, can say “has found himself in social situations engaging with complete strangers.” The icebreaking question that most often comes up from people I meet right after they find out what I […]
If you’re a college-bound high school senior, there’s nothing like the thrill of finding out you’ve been accepted to your school of choice. But for many, that feeling is eclipsed by a harsh reality: the cost of attending college. I know that feeling firsthand. As a high school senior, I was elated when I found […]
At the time of writing, 30 Hale Pili Way is the second lowest priced oceanfront parcel on the entire island of Maui, and the lowest priced piece in the coveted north shore Holokai neighborhood, enjoying easy access to Haiku town with its gastronomic temptations, Paia’s shops, and rugged beaches, Makawao’s Paniolo coffee joints, services, and […]
When searching for a new property to buy, at times clients automatically think new is better, but this is not always the case. When looking at new construction, you have to really take a look at what is included, and more importantly, what is not included in the purchase. In addition, you need to know […]
On Oahu, unlike in many other real estate markets, property management is a separate world from buying and selling real estate. So many rental homes and condos exist on Oahu that property managers specialize solely in managing properties and have little to no interaction with the sales market on a regular basis. Since renters are so […]
Visiting open houses on your own? Here are the top 7 initial questions to ask the listing agent. As a professional courtesy, always list your realtor’s name on any sign-in sheet. Find out what you need to know about buying property in Hawaii Hawaii Life is also currently looking for homebuyers to feature on our 2017 seasons of […]
As 2016 came to a close, the month of December brought two more sales to Pineapple Hill, bringing the total sales for the year to 9. That is up from 7 sales in 2015 and is the most sales in one year since tying 2010 (9) & 2005 (9), and second only to 2004 & […]
Automation is everywhere, including real estate. It seems that there is an app for almost everything in the world you would want or think you might need, including buying or selling a house. The question is: do you really want to buy or sell a house without an agent? I believe the answer is no.
Growing up on Maui allowed me to see many earlier developments rise up in front of me. Some of the earliest complexes in the North Kihei area are Kauhale Makai, Maui Sunset, and Menehune Shores. I’d pass those construction sites on my way to work at the original Azeka’s Store. Yes, the one with the snack […]
Are you ready to be a Maui farmer? You can jump right in to this beautiful working farm and hit the ground running with hundreds of fruit trees and lots of sugar cane. Avocados and bananas, coconuts and lychee, lemons and citrus, starfruit and more! The hard work has already been done and now it’s […]
So, you’re thinking of making a Maui real estate purchase? I certainly hope to be your agent of choice, however, I hope the below points will help you no matter who you choose. Don’t be surprised if it also helps you decide what you choose.
With my blonde hair and fair skin, my clients who are new to Hawaii are often surprised to learn that I grew up on the Big Island. My parents moved here from Puerto Rico when I was three after my father accepted a job at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. Having grown up in the melting […]
Once upon a time, there was a family that lived in Southern California looking out at the Pacific Ocean but surrounded by highways. They felt something was missing and wanted to find a better spot to raise their children. One morning, they decided they would sail around the world. They stopped in Hawaii to be near […]
So you want a modest cottage on Maui, with a little land, tropical landscaping, and amazing ocean views? Nice view from the lanai! Hot tub up top, and pool down below Sorry to ask so many questions, but this is important! It’s your Maui Life after all. And, it is possible. Here at Launiupoko on […]