The State of the Maui Real Estate Market 2021

Maui Real Estate Market Report

Looking back on the Maui real estate market of 2021, we saw a year unlike any we have seen before in total sales, prices, and buyer enthusiasm. A variety of unique factors combined to fuel an unprecedented acceleration in property value at the national and local levels. The unique Maui market witnessed record after record being broken along with a surge in demand for investment properties. Over half of the properties sold in 2021 sold at or above listing price. 

Historically high demand for homes and condos on Maui driven in part by historically low-interest rates, coupled with seller reluctance and low inventory, created an extreme seller’s market where more than 5,500 transactions led to over 4.5…

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7 Ways Your Green Thumb Can Help Sell Your House

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Having a green thumb can be a great way to help your home look incredible and ensure nature is incorporated into the area. Having plants and flowers can make a home more comfortable, relaxing, and lively, all at the same time. However, in addition to improving the look of your space, your green thumb could actually help you sell your home. 

If you are looking for ways to sell your home fast and easy, one that you might not have thought to consider is your natural talent for growing plants and decorating with them. This article is going to go over a few ways that your green thumb and interest in plants and flowers can…

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Maui Home Design Trends | 2022

Home Design Maui

Maui is home to some of the most inspiring homes anywhere in the world and provides the perfect canvas for designers and homeowners to get creative with their interior design. As such, staying current with design is one of the most important components of design and we have put together a list of what we see as the most popular design trends going into 2022. 

Many of the design trends from the mainland are also found here in the islands, but we also get to add the coastal and Hawaiian influences we all love. When you’re searching for real estate on Maui, you’ll understandably be more attracted to modern spaces that balance technology and design. 

If you’re looking to upgrade your current space or if you’re in…

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Enjoy the Best Golf Courses on Maui

Best Golf Courses on Maui

One of the reasons I love living on Maui is certainly the access to an abundance of year-round world-class golf.  Not only does the weather allow for playing 12 months a year, but the island is such an amazing backdrop for a great variety of beautiful and challenging golf courses. Before I get ahead of myself, I should preface all of this with the fact that I’m not a scratch golfer or even close, but I can put an ok round together. Most of all,  I appreciate getting some time outside and just going out for a fun round with friends while enjoying a few refreshments along the way. 

That being said, some of the courses on Maui are tough! The wind is only one of the things you’ll notice affecting your score, but…

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A Hand-Selected List of Where to Eat in Kihei

Best Restaurants in Kihei

In a place jam-packed with delectable restaurants, narrowing things down to a select few is easier said than done. However, if you’re going to South Maui and plan on dining in Kihei – which I highly recommend – there are a handful of places that deserve your attention. Below, I highlight seven of the best restaurants in Kihei. Whether you visit one or several, you’re sure to come away with a full belly and a big smile.

Fork and Salad

Located in the heart of Kihei on South Kihei Road, this is the place to go for amazing, customized salads. A popular local haunt, this modern, fast-casual eatery is famous for its build-your-own salads. With a farm-to-table sensibility, Fork and Salad epitomizes…

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When in Wailea

Wailea Restaurants


Across the centuries, Maui’s native Hawaiian culture has been infused with a variety of other rich Polynesian cultures. The island’s location in the middle of the Pacific Ocean made it a hotspot for both early explorers and tradesmen from distant lands. In more recent years, the area's culture has been infused by elements introduced by visitors and immigrants, especially from Asia. Today, Maui’s rich culture is on full display through the wide range of amazing restaurants available to you in the area.

The best restaurants in Wailea feature delicious menu options that incorporate locally sourced foods and flavors into culinary delights from around the world. These hotspots combine the best Hawaiian flavors and sophisticated…

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Get To Know Ledcor Development

Ledcor Development Maui

Ledcor Development is a Canadian-based premier property development contractor that has been enhancing the landscape of Maui and Hawaii for years. Specifically, the company offers construction and property services in a wide range of sectors from its headquarters in Kihei. Sectors served include everything from light industrial to property investment, residential and commercial construction, and more.

A Reputation For Quality

Ledcor's Maui division takes pride in developing exceptional relationships with its clients. In fact, established relationships form the basis of most of Ledcor’s current client list. The development company’s strength lies in its ability to meet a wide range of needs thanks to its…

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Leverage Up Without Losing Your Gains to Taxes

1031 Exchange Maui

From the stable cash flow of rental income to the exceptional growth of property value and more, Maui investment properties hold tremendous financial potential. When you sell a rental property or second home, you will ideally enjoy a handsome profit. As is the case with all types of income, Uncle Sam has the right to take a cut.

Depending on how lucrative your investment is, the government’s share of the profit can equate to tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars or more. So, you'll understandably want to avoid taxation and enjoy the maximum return on your investment. Fortunately, you can do so legally with one of the largest wealth-building tools in the US tax code, the 1031 exchange. 

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Kapalua Features Several Great Restaurants

Kapalua Restaurants

When it comes to fine dining on Maui, you'd be hard-pressed to find a better place to experience award-winning, innovative options than Kapalua.

Situated in northwest Maui at the foot of Mauna Kahalawai, the West Maui mountains, Kapalua – which roughly translates to mean "arms embracing the sea" – is a 23,000-acre master-planned resort area jam-packed with incredible dining, beaches, golf, and shopping destinations. In addition to a slew of incredible, award-winning restaurants, the resort is home to two premier golf courses, the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua, numerous historical sites, and more than 20 boutique shops.

Although you can't go wrong dining pretty much anywhere in this vibrant resort area,…

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Market Report September '21 and YTD

Evan Harlow Maui

What a year it has been so far in the Maui real estate market. There has been an enormous amount of property value appreciation in a short period of time. Record sales prices combined with record-low inventory have made 2021 a challenging year for many buyers. It’s also been an exciting time for buyers with access to extremely low-interest rates and increased Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac maximum loan amounts, now sitting at $937,500 on Maui. 

Condos and Homes Roughly Equal on YTD Sales

1.84 billion dollars of single-family residential properties and 1.772 billion dollars of condominiums have been transacted year to date on Maui. Both represent approximately a 120% increase over the same period of 2020. Year…

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