Canadian Buyer Information

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How To Photograph Real Estate

Aloha! I'm Kathy's husband, Peter. By day, I'm a WordPress developer, but I'm also a professional photographer and Kathy often asks me to shoot her listings. Real estate photography has been evolving in the age of digital. Many photographers still use large softboxes,...

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Virtual Staging – Does it Work?

This was my beautiful listing at 2850 Kamaile Place at the top of Wailuku Country Estates. We were under contract and the buyers wanted a quick close. My seller's had everything packed ready for the final shipment when the buyer backed out. They decided to complete...

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Condo or House?

One of the most popular questions that people ask when moving to Maui is: "Should I choose a condo or a house?"   There is no clear answer except to look at the different options available and the related costs.  Often after a first look,  I'll...

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Market Look at 4 Popular Kihei Starter Condos

Popular Kihei Starter Condos - Kihei Shores, Keonekai Villages, Southpointe at Waiakoa and Kihei Villages First a look at the overall Maui Market... Sales are very strong for October where we typically start seeing seasonal slow-down.  There were 257 sales...

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Market Look at 3 Popular South Kihei Condos

The Maui Market - September 2017:   Popular South Kihei Condos - Maui Kamaole, Hale Kamaole and Kamaole Sands This month we'll be doing a deep-dive looking at 3 of my favorite and most popular Maui condo complexes in South Kihei all near Kamaole III...

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4 Options to Transform Your Maui Vacation Rental

Today I'm showing my Kihei Alii Kai listing to the buyers who are under contract.  They bought it sight unseen and it is always a little scary to have them see it for the first time. As the listing agent and with my inclination for good design, I always see the...

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FAQ: Can I Buy a Home in Maui and Rent it Out?

This is a question that I've been asked twice in the last week! The answer is - of course you can. Tenant law is not that much different here than in Maui than in  most areas of the continental U.S. However, many people who ask this are thinking of renting their...

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