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Check Out Some of these Incredible Condos for Sale on Maui

Buying a condo or home on Maui is an exciting adventure!
August 16, 2019

If you’ve been saving all your life to retire here or are an avid real estate investor, you know that making a home purchase is a big deal. That’s why I only showcase the best of the best in terms of real estate on Maui and would love to share with you some of the unique properties I have for sale right now here on my website.

In the area of Kapalua, there are some great condos for sale near so much to see and do on the island. Kapalua is an incredible place to live as it’s near the beautiful Honolua Bay, the famous Kapalua Bay and Plantation Golf Courses, and plenty of great restaurants, beaches, shopping and more. That’s why these homes for sale at 500 Bay Drive are worth looking into TODAY.

With plenty of space, views, and amenities to enjoy, here are some of my favorite listings in this area.

1. Kapalua Bay Villas 14-B2: This one bedroom and one and a half bathroom condo for sale with 995 square feet is perfect for you retirees out there. With full ocean views that offer glimpses of the whales during the winter months and state-of-the-art amenities, including new granite counter tops and baths, this upgraded unit is worth every penny.

2. Kapalua Bay Villas 14B3-4: This large condo for sale is a beautiful piece of real estate. With two bedrooms and three baths, 1,935 square feet, and an oceanfront view, you’ll feel as if you’ve found heaven right at your doorstep. You’ll have a 180-degree panoramic view of Molokai and enjoy modern decor as this unit was remodeled and rebuilt in 2005. The condo is for sale turnkey and includes designer furnishings. Yay!

3. Kapalua Bay Villas 24G2: This one bedroom and two baths ground floor condo sits above the pool and overlooks the ocean and Molokai. Enjoy peace and quiet here as this is one of only three other condos in the building.

I hope you had fun checking out these unique condos for sale on Maui. If you’re interested in viewing one in person or would like to discuss real estate on the island, contact me today. I’m always ready to answer any questions you have and help you along your way to home ownership. Have a wonderful week, and I hope to hear from you soon...

Homes With a View For Sale at The Ridge at Kapalua

Panoramic views of the crystal clear Pacific await
August 02, 2019

At the Ridge at Kapalua, a luxury resort condominium community on Maui, you will find 161 condos here complete with twenty-eight two-story and three-story buildings that are set throughout one of Maui’s most acclaimed golf courses-the Kapalua Bay Course. You’ll also be in one of the best places in all of Maui to live. In Kapalua, there’s plenty of shopping, resorts, nature to enjoy and so much more. Whether your idea of fun is dining out at a five-star restaurant or hitting the beach, you won’t be far from either here.

This neighborhood is located in the middle of the Kapalua Resort, and owners here happen to have access to two swimming pools complete with outdoor seating and BBQ areas, a large recreation room with a kitchen, lush tropical landscaping throughout and more. While having access to these extra amenities is awesome, it’s the homes and the views that make this neighborhood a significant investment.

The Ridge is located on a hill where you are sure to have panoramic views of the crystal clear Pacific Blue ocean every single day. During the winter months, you’ll be happy to know that you can catch sites of the beautiful humpback whales all day long! And when whale season is over, don’t be upset because the view continues to amaze you with sunsets each night that will take your breath away.

Most of the condos for sale here come with modern amenities, including state-of-the-art appliances and new flooring throughout. Scroll through some of the listings listed here and let me know if you see one that is calling your name.

I hope you consider living in Kapalua and contact me to see one of these great condos that are expected to sell fast. You can also check out some of my other listings by merely scrolling through my website or by using my helpful real estate map tool. Please let me know how I can help make your dream come true today! Have a great week and a hui hou!

West Maui Real Estate Market Stats

The West Maui market is in great shape.
July 19, 2019

Aloha! I hope you’ve been spending some time checking out my latest listings and please know to contact me when you find your dream home on Maui.

Speaking of homes for sale on the island, it’s never a bad idea to stay up to date on the overall real estate market to get a feel for how much homes are selling for and how fast. So far, the market remains steady, and according to April’s real estate market overview, Maui’s homes and condo sales are continuing along a positive trajectory. 

In West Maui specifically, there were two homes sold in Kaanapali for a total of $3,100,000 at a median sales price of $1,550,000. for comparison, during April 2018, there were three homes sold for a total of $6,255,202 at a median sales price of $1,360,000. So far, so good.

In Kapalua, there was one home sold for a total of $3,270,000. In April 2018, there was also one home sold for a total of $2,250,000, so prices seem to be increasing. In Lahaina, there were three homes sold for a total of $8,144,000 at a median sales price of $2,525,000. Sales are down in Lahaina compared to March, but the prices seem to have increased. In March, there were seven single-family homes sold for a total of $10,218,000 at a median sales price of $875,000. During April of last year, there were five units sold for a total $4,272,500 at a median sales price of $761,500.

As for condos for sale in West Maui, prices and deals are up overall. There were 11 condos sold in Kaanapali at a total of $15,015,000 at a median sales price of $1,160,000. During March of this year, there were nine condos sold for a total of $11,698,750 at a median sales price of $930,000. During April 2018, there were 17 condos sold for a total of $21,721,500 at a median sales price of $775,000. In Kapalua, there were two condos sold for $5,800,000 at a median sales price of $2,900,000. In March there were more condos sold but for a lower price. According to the report, in March, there were seven condos sold for $10,470,000 at a median sales price of $900,000. In April 2018, there were seven units sold for a total of $6,928,888 at a median sales price of $960,000. And in Lahaina, there were six units sold for $2,873,666 at a median sales price of $537,000. In March, there were seven units sold for $4,687,800 at a median sales price of $690,000, and during April 2018, there were six units sold for $4,109,400 at a median sales price of $556,000.

I hope this information helps encourage you to buy soon before prices increase. Please give me a call or reach out via email so we can talk about your real estate needs and options. Aloha and a hui hou!

Blogs for August 2019

Check Out Some of these Incredible Condos for Sale on Maui

Posted on August 16, 2019

If you’ve been saving all your life to retire here or are an avid real estate investor, you know that making a home purchase is a big deal. That’s why I only showcase the best of the best in terms of real estate on Maui and would love… Continue Reading

Homes With a View For Sale at The Ridge at Kapalua

Posted on August 02, 2019

At the Ridge at Kapalua, a luxury resort condominium community on Maui, you will find 161 condos here complete with twenty-eight two-story and three-story buildings that are set throughout one of Maui’s most acclaimed golf courses-the Kapalua Bay Course. You’ll also be in one of the best places in all… Continue Reading

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