Live Your Best Island Life on Maui

Moving to Maui

Having just celebrated my ten-year 'Mauiversary', I look back and realize I knew nothing about Maui when I moved here! I had never even been to Hawaii or Maui before. Prior to deciding to move to Maui, I had been living in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and if you've ever spent much time there you know its amazing, but year-round the weather and career opportunities can be challenging. So, I made up my mind to sell my car, pack my stuff, and start a new life on Maui really knowing very little about the island. 

Truth be told, I had lived in the Virgin Islands for a short period of time and knew a little about island life in general. I knew Maui had more opportunities and things to do than St. Thomas and that was really…

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Condo Inventory and Sales Way Up

Maui Real Estate Market Report August 2020

August was a great month for the recovery of the condo market on Maui with some corrections happening in both sales and inventory. For years the Maui condo market has had low inventory and steadily been in a seller's market given the high demand and decrease in construction, especially of short term rentable condos. August saw a 97.4% increase in months supply of inventory and a total increase of 53.9% in total units on the market versus August of 2019. Closed sales were still down 7.7% versus 2019 but that's a huge improvement over the last few months without visitors on Maui to see these units in person. 

262 new condo listings in August almost doubled the 133 new listings last August. Notably, the…

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