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6 tips to give you an edge over other applicants

We know Maui is an extremely competitive rental market. Even though we encourage owners to put more units into long-term rentals, inventory remains low. There are effective things prospective tenants can do to make their application stand out.

Apply online in advance

If you have […]

6 tips to give you an edge over other applicants2018-09-23T10:01:27+00:00

Services help timely rent payments build or repair credit

Previously, diligently paying your rent on time may have made you a good tenant, but those timely payments were not reflected in your credit history. Fortunately for renters, that is all changing. Several companies now help tenants report rental payments to the three major […]

Services help timely rent payments build or repair credit2018-09-11T08:56:49+00:00

How owners can navigate the growing demand for service animal accommodation

Service animals are a great benefit to those with a disability, providing intellectual, mental, sensory or physical support to help their owner navigate the world. However, learning how to accommodate service animals in housing, especially in “no pet” properties, and can be confusing.The laws […]

How owners can navigate the growing demand for service animal accommodation2018-08-31T14:17:34+00:00

The Pros and Cons of Property Self-Management

Owning rental units can seem like a lucrative income stream, especially on Maui where the rents are high. Homeowners also see renting out ohana units on the property where they live as a way to reduce their monthly mortgage expenses. But before you decide […]

The Pros and Cons of Property Self-Management2018-07-31T13:25:02+00:00

Hurricane Preparedness for Properties

June marked the beginning of hurricane season in Hawaii, which runs through the end of November. Whether you are homeowner or renter, the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency urges island residents to be prepared in case a hurricane threatens Maui. By taking a few steps […]

Hurricane Preparedness for Properties2018-06-11T08:26:38+00:00

What to Look for in the Condo Documents

Condos offer a wonderful low maintenance lifestyle and are often a more affordable option in Maui County. When you purchase a condo, you are also investing in the association that oversees the property. Before making a commitment, there are several documents that should be […]

What to Look for in the Condo Documents2018-07-03T12:15:26+00:00