Jo Dorner

Jo Dorner's Kapalua Real Estate Blog

Jo, the resident specialist for Kapalua Resort, brings you up-to-date on West Maui's real estate market, Kapalua events, island activities, foreclosures/bank REO's and areas of interest. Subscribe today to receive notification of blog updates!

Live In Luxury At Kapalua Bay Villas

Discover Kapalua Bay Villas 24G1-2
February 26, 2021

Say hello to Kapalua Bay Villas 24G1-2! This stylish condominium is a single level unit located in a three-unit building, which enjoys a stunning frontage of the blue Pacific Ocean and a park-like setting in a low-density area. It has been upgraded to meet the expectations of homeowners of discerning taste.

Unit 24G1-2 is an immaculate one bedroom, two bathroom unit. You can gaze at the excellent oceanfront view from every corner of the condo and rejoice. The lanai is sheltered and large enough where you can sit and enjoy dinner with your family while enjoying tropical breezes and tranquil ocean sounds. Wake up to the sound of the ocean and end your day with a beautiful sunset, each morning and evening. This unit features tasteful designer upgrades, including granite countertops, brand-new cabinetry, and tile floors throughout the condo. The outdoor recreational spots are just a short walk away from this modern condo. It enjoys close access to the fantastic beaches of Oneloa beach and Kapalua Bay. In addition,  you will find world-class restaurants and spas located just a short distance from Kapalua Bay Vilas.

The shore below the villas is home to exotic plants, tropical birds, sea turtles, and a variety of flora and fauna. In the months of November through April, you will find an abundance of whales surrounding Kapalua Bay. When you feel like taking a walk, the white sands of Oneloa beach are just a short walk away. With world class golfing, fine dining, shopping, spas, hiking paths to an expansive area for driving, walking, and biking, you can enjoy anything and everything within moments of your new condo. Even if you don’t feel like doing anything, just plan a day out to Kapalua bay and relax on the beach.

A one of a kind living experience in beautiful Kapalua, Kapalua Bay Villas is one of the finest developments in West Maui. If you have been searching for the perfect place to live on this lovely island, don’t miss out on the opportunity to own this luxury condo in beautiful Kapalua.

Luxury Condos For Sale at Kapalua Bay Villas

Luxury Condos For Sale at the Wonderful Kapalua Bay Villas II
February 12, 2021

Amazing weather, plenty of shopping options, restaurants, sandy beaches, and, of course, the most spectacular sunset views in the world! These are just a handful of things that can make anyone fall in love with West Maui. If waking up to the voice of ocean waves and ending your day with the panoramic sunset views sounds like your dream, the new condominiums listing at Kapalua Bay Villas awaits you!

These Kapalua By Villas property listings put forth the most luxurious condos in Maui with oceanfront to give you the finest quality resort living experience. The condominium features beautiful sunset views along with the neighboring Lanai and Molokai islands. Known as one of the most prestigious resort areas in West Maui, Kapalua Bay Villas are highly sought-after in the Maui market.

This ground floor luxury condo in Kapalua Bay Villas is designed with perfection, providing the owners with a comfortable island lifestyle. With a stunning oceanfront location, this spacious condo (G5) lets you enjoy stunning sunsets over the shining blue Pacific Ocean. The property is laid out over a land area of 16.45 acres and offers 1,277 square feet living area.

Built with maximum details, the condo features one master bedroom and two bathrooms, which is perfect for vacationers and couples. Furthermore, if you have been looking for a retirement home or a place to call your own or simply want to invest in Maui real estate, this comfy condo is a fantastic option. Modern, stylish, inviting, relaxing, and comfortable, this condo is worth your investment.

Breezy interiors with the recent upgrades, including appliances, AC system, attractive furnishings, and elegant lighting fixtures, are some of the standard benefits the condominium offers. The condo is located at a small distance from the sparkling sandy beach of Kapalua Bay, so you can enjoy the Kapalua Broadwalk, Oneloa Bay, and shoreline whenever you want. If you feel like dining out or participating in some outdoor activities, this resort is easily accessible to world-class spas, restaurants, golf courses, and tennis courts.

While this spacious condo lets you host friends or indulge in outdoor fun, it also offers exclusive privacy every owner wants. Additionally, this residence overlooks the lush green tropical landscape; thus, enhancing it's already ample appeal. While sitting in your living room, you can cherish the scenic beauty of Molokai island while relaxing the day away. This condo also enjoys proximity to art galleries, boutiques, swimming pools, and every amenity an owner may want. In a nutshell, you get a comfortable quality of life in West Maui’s most attractive area.

Use it as your home, short-term vacation rental property, or a long-term investment. This unique condo villa is like an island retreat that matches your needs and lifestyle. Don’t miss the chance to become the owner of this wonderful luxury Maui condominium. If you have any queries related to this or any other oceanfront condo, reach out today!

The Latest West Maui Real Estate Statistics

West Maui Real Estate Statistics – December 2020
January 29, 2021

The spectacular views of the blue Pacific Ocean framed by flaming sunsets is just one of the many things that make West Maui one of the most sought after places for real estate investment. The historic town of Lahaina, the wonderful beaches and golf courses of Kaanapali, and the serene calmness of Kapalua offer amazing real estate investment options perfect for a discerning buyer of Hawaii real estate.

However, Maui’s real estate market is constantly changing. Whether it is an oceanfront condo or a luxury beachfront home for sale, it makes sense to keep up with the latest real estate statistics to ensure that you make the right decision. So, let’s assist you in finding out when you should invest in West Maui real estate: Have a look at the latest West Maui real estate market statistics!

A Spike In The Demand For Single Family Homes
According to the Realtors Association of Maui, November saw an increase in the demand for single family homes in the West Maui area. For example, in Lahaina, 12 units were sold in November 2020. The total properties sold in Lahaina were three in December 2019, which increased to four this year.

Similarly, Kapalua and Kaanapali also saw a slight increase in single-family real estate sales. In addition, in the other resort living areas of Napili/Kahana/Honokowai, single-family monthly sales increased from two in November to eight in December.

Condominiums Monthly Sales In West Maui
The monthly condo sales on the island’s west side also look different from the last months. For instance,  condo sales in Kapalua saw a tremendous increase from 3 in November to 13 in December. The median sales price increased from $1,035,000 to $1,250,000. This year, condos monthly sales in Kapalua are 7 more than the sales completed during the same time last year. Condos sales in Kaanapali were also high, from 8 sold in November to 13 in December.

Closed Sales and Pending Sales
Pending sales increased by 60.3% for a single-family residence and 23.0% for condominiums sales compared to last year. Pending condo sales saw a decrease from 143 in November 2020 to 139 in December. Also, there is an overall increase in the number of closed sales for all properties (29.4%) which increased by 8.2% for single-family sales and 35.2% for condos in December compared to the last month.

Some Other Notable Statistics
Here are a few more statistical insights for December 2020 to consider:
● The median sales price for single family residences increased to $865,000 (16.9%) and $629,000 (22.3%) for condominiums.
● The days on the market for both single family homes and condos also increased to 3.2% and 6.3%, respectively. Monthly inventory supply decreased.
● Mortgage rates are recorded low, which depicts a strong demand for buyers in the market.

Those are the latest trends in the real estate market in West Maui. The statistics show that the housing market in 2021 will continue to follow the trends seen in the last few months of 2020. If you have any questions related to the real estate stats, please reach out. Aloha!

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