Overview of the Wailea Palms
What We Love
Wailea Palms is a great spot for part-time residents and full-time residents alike. The size of the project and the configuration of the buildings make these condos feel more like townhomes than high-density condominiums.
What We Could Do Without
Wailea Palms has a Mediterranean feel to it that feels a little out of place for Maui. Some people love the aesthetic and some people look elsewhere for their needs. Either way, it’s a consideration for resale.
Wailea Palms offers five spacious floor plans, with options ranging from one-bedroom, two-bathroom units at 1,022 to 1,032 square feet, two-bedroom, two-bathroom units spanning 1,194 to 1,299 square feet, and two-bedroom, three-bathroom units ranging from 1,559 to 1,699 square feet, all featuring large lanais for a distinctive living experience.
The floor plan below is not to scale or guaranteed. Individual owner modifications may result in differences. For unit-specific confirmation, please feel free to reach out.
- BBQ Area
- Swimming Pool
- Recreation Area
- Club House
Some of the most well-known Maui golf courses are only around the corner. If shopping is your favorite pastime, The Shops at Wailea offers extensive options. Not to mention the proximity to some of the world’s most magnificent beaches (Big Beach, Little Beach, and Keawakapu Beach).
Wailea Palms Sales Statistics
Please feel free to reach out directly for active listings, pending sales, specific sales data, or current price opinions.
The report below is real-time data sourced from the Realtors Association of Maui. The statistics include Wailea Palms’ average sales price and average price per square foot. These graphs will update automatically with the most recent data.
For up-to-date information on Homeowner Association (HOA) fees and related matters, don’t hesitate to reach out via call or email. (This information is prone to regular updates and changes.)
Long-term rentals are considered six months or longer here in Maui. You avoid some operations costs such as cleaning, higher management fees, and higher tax rates; however, you are likely to get more income running your unit as a short-term vacation rental. Long-term rentals also offer you less flexibility for owner stays.
If your goal is not to maximize your ROI but to simply use the unit as you please, you can do so. You would pay the highest and best use for real property tax, but you would not be subject to the TAT and GET taxes (see below) associated with income-producing short-term units.
If Maui is where you want to call home, the owner-occupant is the one for you. If you spend 270 days out of the year on Maui and your unit is your primary residence, then you can apply for the Owner Occupant exemption (frequently asked questions)
The zoning for Wailea Palms is A-1 apartment. As per Maui County Rules, vacation rentals are not allowed.
Taxes to consider when owning at Wailea Palms:
- General Excise Tax
- Real Property Tax (This rate will change depending on your use. You may fall under short-term vacation rental, long-term rental, or the base zoning if your unit is an empty second home or owner-occupied.)
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