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Napili Bay is , in my opinion, the best beach on the entire island of Maui.  For families with children , this is way better than the so called Baby Beach. This beach is raked every day, restrooms and showers are close by and the Seahouse Restaurant is an excellent choice for breakfast, lunch or ...
06/28/2011
I am sure we all have various definitions of what luxury is, not based only on our personal needs, but particularly on what an area has to offer. After all, luxury in Hawaii is not the same with luxury in Colorado or in Romania! To me, the ultimate Hawaii life luxury is defined by: - location. Th...
06/24/2011
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. Most typically, when one owns a condo, for instance, they own the condo itself ( that is the space between the walls) and also a share of t...
06/21/2011
Majority of my clients that invest in resort condos for rental purposes need to buy some new appliances sooner or later. and they always ask me where they should get new appliances. While , there are a few places in town, like Home Depot, Lowes, Sears and even Costco sometimes, I have to say that...
06/20/2011
According to latest update from REALTORS Association of Maui, the short term rental bill has passed the PLanning Commission and will be discussed by the County Council in the near future. While this is significant progress, particularly by comparison to what happened during the Tavares administra...
06/20/2011
My County Council has discussed the possibility of reducing the existing property tax home owner's exemption to $200,000, down from $300,000. Obviously, this is meant to increase county revenue. Even at the $200,000 level, this exemptio is the by far the highest in the State of Hawaii. It is only...
06/17/2011
  Maui Real Estate Advisory Issue June 2011   This issue seems to be rather "historic" in its nature: from transactions that should be recorded in history books, to a new book on Hawaiian history.  LANIKEHA- the place where history is made  Although Lanikeha means "a lofty place in heaven", it sh...
06/17/2011
Maui Planning Commission is working on a new bill, whereby owners of residential properties will be allowed to rent these homes for "vacation purposes". The lack of such bill until now, made it illegal even for  luxury homes to be rented out. Remember the fact that last year even President Obama ...
06/15/2011
Honua Kai is the newest development on Kaanapali Beach, featuring apartments ranging from in size from studio to 3bd. Occupancy rates have improved tremendously over the past year, now averaging 80%. Room rates start at aprox. $300/night.Honua Kai Prices Fall If you thought condos at Maui’s newes...
06/14/2011
Napilihau Village is a low density complex located in the reknown neighborhood of Napili, in  proximity to Napili Plaza, featuring grocery store, bank, florist, salon and restaurants. Napili Bay, considered to be  number  3 on the list of  the best beaches in Hawaii, according to the Travel Chann...
04/05/2010
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