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Is it just me who noticed that some of this season's new shows feature REALTORS? The main character is ABC's show called Cougar Town is a REALTOR and even if there is not enough time for the show to present details on her work, she was still portrayed as follows: 1) she is showing a house and fal...
11/14/2009
Although inventory is at a all time high, the number of escrows currently opened on Maui is slowly but surely going up. There are 406 escrows opened as of today, Sat 10/10/09. Given the fact that 16 sales took place in the past few days, it means that 21 escrows alone were opened in the last two ...
10/10/2009
On  May 1st 2009, the new Home Valuation Code of Conduct came into force, with major consequences on your real estate transaction. Here are the main issues: - appraisals are not ordered directly by the bank or the realtor, but rather through a "clearing house" that uses a roster and a rotation sy...
05/12/2009
Who would have though that Safeway approach to sell will apply to real estate as well? The developer for a new subdivision in Kihei, called Kilohana Waena, is offering 50% discount on the list price of one garden view lot, with the simultaneuos purchase of one ocean view lot, at the listed price....
05/08/2009
Pineapple Hill is one of the high end subdivisions in Kapalua, where homes have consistently sold for somewhere around $1,000/sf. 406 Monarch Pl was foreclosed on and listed by the bank at $1,700,000. And of course, it sold right away, since the actual market value is somewhere around $2.3mil. Pl...
05/03/2009
One of my fellow colleagues pointed out the following article that appeared in US Today, on Monday, April 27th, entitled "Maui, Hawaii, home prices still high but falling". Please read the whole article here. Two different experts are quoted in the article, Terry Tolman, the REALTORS Association ...
04/29/2009
"Save Honolua Coalition" was created by members of the community in an effort to preserve Honolua and put an end to future development in the area. To read the latest update about the works of this non profit organization, please click on the link below: http://campaign.constantcontact.com/render...
03/20/2009
As of yesterday, Thursday, there is no more Superferry to connect the islands of Oahu, Maui and Kauai. This is not about the economy or the cost of gas, but rather a legal issue. Apparently, the Environmental Impact Studies that need to be done for any similar project, were not completed for the ...
03/20/2009
Major progress was made in regards to building a hospital on West Maui, after more than decades of efforts and lobbying by the local community. Joe Pluta with West Maui Taxpayers Association and Brian Hoyle with Newport Hospital Corporation are the be thanked for their hard work and commitment to...
03/05/2009
  Kaanapali Shores is  a direct oceanfront resort on prestigious N Kaanapali Beach, with two pools and jacuzzis, shops, restaurant, 24 h front desk, concierge and valet parking. A true Hawaiian resort with everything you need for the best vacation, right at your finger tips! Located on the eighth...
03/04/2009
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