#HomeSearch Process

 , Looking at the interactive graph above, there is an obvious increase of people who started their home search online. Indeed, the share of people using the Internet has increased by 28% since 2004. In 2013, 48% of first-time home buyers and 40% of repeat home buyers used the Internet in their home search process.

Latest #HousingStats

Homebuilders were busier in September, digging more dirt and ready to bring more new homes to the market.  But construction was tilted towards multifamily apartment units.  Single-family home construction still remains well below historical norms.  A housing shortage is a definitive possibility next year unless homebuilders get more active.  

#GrandWailea $30m Renovations

The Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, will undergo a $30 million renovation to the Maui resort’s guestroom interiors, meeting areas and pools, with a completion date set for early 2015. The rooms were last renovated in 2009. Work on the rooms begin this week and renovations will continue through early spring 2015, with a…

#ShowingAHome

It’s here—the month where the home selling season really takes off. Nationally, the volume of home sales in June is typically a whopping 29% above the annual average. In fact, more buyers are ready to close deals in June than any other month of the year. Here are the top five mistakes sellers need to…

Smart Tips For All Home Buyers

Aloha, Happy Monday! We all know that purchasing a home is one of the biggest investments we make in our lives. This experience can be very scary and also very rewarding all at the same time.  Here are some smart tips for all home buyers. Check your credit score and pay down your debt. Don’t let…

Last-Minute Tax Tips

Aloha, Happy Monday! Yes it’s that time of the year we all try not to think about… TAXES. Here are 5 Emergency Last-Minute Tax Tips  that can help you get through the tax season. Now, for a little market update on Maui Real Estate. Our inventory continues to shrink and prices are stabilizing. We have noticed that…