While we are sensitive to the many who are suffering because of COVID-19, the pandemic has created a unique opportunity for those who have a need and are still financially able to buy a home, refinance […]
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We wanted to let our owners and rental clients know of temporary changes to business operations on Maui due to the COVID-19 pandemic, commonly known as coronavirus.
The County of Maui, through its Public Health Emergency Rules, has issued a stay at home / work […]
For the last two decades, open-concept floor plans have been a dominant architectural trend. This concept generally joins a kitchen, dining area and living room into a large open space without dividing walls. Knocking down […]
It used to be that only people with the best credit would qualify on their own to buy a home. Most rental agencies will conduct a credit check to rent a home too. Today, […]
People develop an investment strategy to fit their budget and needs, from saving for a kids college fund or creating residual income while still working, to socking away money for retirement. The stock market […]
We don’t have a crystal ball, but there are data sources that help predict what mortgage rates will do in the near future. In review, 2019 was an outstanding year for mortgage rates, and mortgage shoppers can expect to still find great value going into 2020. […]
There are many ways to invest in real estate, but one way which typically generates income is through purchasing rental property. Sometimes people buy rental property to fix up and quickly sell, or flip. Another option is to invest in a property for the long-term and […]
Here is part III in our series of investing terms. In this part we cover two key areas for residential real estate investors- owning and renting to others, with key terms for each. Destination Maui Realty is uniquely positioned to help you understand these terms, since […]
Here is part II in our series of investing terms. In this part we move into the purchasing process, helping you understand the acronyms you may come across. Understanding these terms is important for a this part investing. Of course, if you have any questions, please […]