Investment Property

What is Up with the Crazy Lumber Prices?

If you are in the market for any type of wood—from plywood or sheeting to standard 2x4s, be prepared for a massive sticker shock. U.S. lumber futures contracts for May 2021 delivery were priced at $1,645 per 1,000 board feet, about 60% higher than they […]

What is Up with the Crazy Lumber Prices?2021-05-31T07:59:27-10:00

A Year In- Our COVID Housing Market

A Year In- Our COVID Housing Market2021-05-23T11:27:10-10:00

Real Estate Market Report March 2020 vs March 2021

It is interesting to compare today’s market with where we were a year ago. Would we have predicted this activity in a pandemic? Maui sales activity is up in March 2021. Home sales are up 46% and condo sales up 43% from last year.

The median sales […]

Real Estate Market Report March 2020 vs March 20212021-04-26T18:18:03-10:00

Is Now a Good Time to Buy an Investment Property on Maui?

Most investors know the basic premise for success: “Buy Low and Sell High.” Seems simple, but in practice it is not. In real estate, we really don’t know the best time to buy until years past the purchase, when see if purchase prices have gone up […]

Is Now a Good Time to Buy an Investment Property on Maui?2021-04-12T14:34:07-10:00

Where Are Mortgage Interest Rates Headed in 2021?

2020 was an odd year for the mortgage industry. Instead of a market crash due to the pandemic and economic turmoil, home prices and sales actually rose. At the beginning, low-interest rates, low unemployment, and rising rents drove the housing market up. As the pandemic wore on, […]
Where Are Mortgage Interest Rates Headed in 2021?2021-01-28T20:45:48-10:00

6 Actionable Steps to Sell Your Maui Condo Fast

If you have been following our real estate market reports, you know closed condo sales lagged behind residential sales in 2020 on Maui. However, in December statistics we saw that start to turn around. Whether you want to take advantage of a robust market, or have […]

6 Actionable Steps to Sell Your Maui Condo Fast2021-01-18T11:38:03-10:00

Housing Market Crash or Rise in 2021?

Instead of just relying a crystal ball, there are some facts that help predict what will happen to home buying and selling in the coming year.

Throughout the pandemic, residential real estate markets across the country have remained steady, and most have even seen growth. […]

Housing Market Crash or Rise in 2021?2020-12-22T10:23:18-10:00

How is COVID-19 Affecting Maui’s Real Estate Market?

Home prices on Maui have held steady and more listings are coming on the market, even while still in the midst of COVID-19. There are also more listings for condos, but condo prices have not fared so well. Here is a recap of […]

How is COVID-19 Affecting Maui’s Real Estate Market?2020-07-10T10:48:55-10:00