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Looking Forward to 2010

It is the start of a New Year and a new decade. Although we know there are many naysayers out there predicting doom and gloom; we are certainly are not in that camp at all. On …

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Great Time to Buy Maui Real Estate

Have you noticed that our introductions seem to be getting shorter and shorter? The reason is that as the market has improved, we have become so busy, it is a full time job just keeping up …

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Help for Maui Short Sellers

Have a wonderful week. On November 30, 2009, U.S. Department of the Treasury announced the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program (HAFA), which provides financial alternatives to servicers, borrowers, and investors for a closed short sale or …

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Improving Maui Real Estate Market

Although prices have not started rising yet; we have seen a large increase in the number of sales here on Maui which parallels what is happening across the country. Read more. This is also apparent by …

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Maui Land to Be Auctioned

Are you looking for a large estate sized parcel of land to build your dream home on Maui? If so, you may wish to consider a land auction coming up soon at Makila Ridge in Launiopoko …

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Current Maui Real Estate Market Brings Bargains to Buyers

The economic downturn has had a considerable impact on real estate markets around the country, including Maui. But this doesn’t mean the news is all bad. Indeed the number of short sales and foreclosures in every …

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Short Sales Dominate New Escrows

The market continues to improve with 91 new escrows opened in the previous 7 days. Digging in to those statistics a little deeper reveals some interesting facts. New contracts for condos and homes are almost equally …

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Interest Rates Help with Market Recovery

With interest rates hovering around 5% with zero points, is it any wonder why sales have been improving month after month. This week’s featured property was once the home of Princess Kapiolani, so it truly is …

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First Time Home Buyer Credit Extended

As expected and hoped for, the First Time Home Buyer Credit has been extended until April 1, 2010. Although our temperament has been and still is cautiously optimistic; we are starting to see very positive signs …

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No Slowdown in Sales

The fall months is normally a transition period where sales fall off, but this year we are running well ahead of last year. In fact, there were as many new escrows for the first half of …

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