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Multi-Generational Living

Multi-Generational living may be a new trend in real estate; however, here on Maui, this has been a very common theme for a long, long time. There are two very important reasons for this. The first …

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Shadow Inventory

There has been a lot of talk about “Shadow Inventory” recently. This refers to properties with delinquent mortgage loans. It is currently estimated that there are 7.7 million properties with delinquent mortgages, and that over half …

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Maui’s Sugar Future

The economic struggles of Maui have been no secret. Businesses are closing down, citizens are losing their jobs, and real estate prices have fallen drastically. Now, in one more blow to the struggling economy, sugar producers …

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Homebuyer Tax Credit

Did you know that you can take advantage of the Homebuyer Tax Credit even if you are not a first time home buyer? The tax credit which was set to expire on November 30, 2009 has …

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Opportunities Abound in Maui Real Estate Market

Opportunities abound as more and more Sellers get realistic on their pricing. With new REO’s hitting the market each week, Sellers are either dropping their prices or accepting offers well below asking. Some of these are …

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Maui Real Estate Shows Signs of Slow Recovery

The end of 2009 was about as good for Maui real estate as the beginning of the year. The number of units sold was down overall, although there was a slight improvement in the number of …

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Who is Buying Maui Real Estate

Who is buying Maui Real Estate? In order to answer this question, we should first look at what has been selling. Last year, there were a total of 1687 properties sold that were as reported through …

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The Tide is Turning

The tide is turning. You know the market is shifting in to a higher gear when you receive 10 offers on one listing and 5 offers on another one within days of listing the property. This …

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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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