Found 4 blog entries tagged as Upcountry.

Working With a Buyer's Agent on Maui

Buyers Agent Maui

The process of buying a property on Maui, or anywhere else in the United States, is getting a new wrinkle this August, a mandatory buyer representation agreement. Due to the recent NAR settlement, buyer representation agreements are now a required part of the process of purchasing real estate with an agent.

There are many misconceptions out there about how this will work in practice. It's actually pretty simple and may be a good thing for the business, keep reading to learn more. 

What's a Buyer's Representation Agreement?

Buyer representation agreements aren’t a new document. They have previously existed as an optional part of the process for agents and buyers, they just weren’t a required part of the…

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Condominium Property Regimes on Maui

CPR Property on Maui

When searching for a single family home on Maui, you may overhear your real estate agent use the acronym "CPR", but don't panic, no one is in need of cardio pulmonary resuscitation.   We are referring to a condominium property regime. Believe it or not, the property and home in the picture above is technically a residential condominium. It is unit B of a 3 unit CPR in Launiupoko. You'll notice that many properties are described in listings as being a ‘CPR property’, or have unit A or unit B next to the address, that is there to designate the conforming use of that lot. If that's a little confusing, keep reading to learn more. 

These types of 'condominiumized' properties are not what we actually think of when…

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Maui is A Great Place to Be a Beer Connoisseur(Snob)

Maui Brewery and Breweries

While beer isn't my personal drink of choice, I do have to admit, I have enjoyed a few varieties of beer at the following Maui establishments. Especially Mahalo Aleworks, my personal favorite.  I live Upcountry in Pukalani and before Mahalo Aleworks came into town, we were without a community watering hole. So, thank you Mahalo Aleworks for bringing some fun, entertainment, and craftsmanship to Upcountry Maui! 

While you can grab a beer at most of the restaurants or bars anywhere in the Hawaiian Islands when you're in the mood to kick back and relax, several of these specialty Maui breweries and bars are rightfully known for their selection of craft beers, excellent ambiance, and lively…

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The Important Work of the Haleakala Conservancy

Haleakala Conservancy

Maui has experienced rapid growth and development over recent decades, in many ways it has greatly benefited the island and local community, in other ways, this growth has come at a cost, especially to Maui's delicate ecosystem. Fortunately, there are several organizations that work tirelessly to protect our fragile ecosystems, preserve the native Hawaiian culture along with our archaeological sites, and maintain the vibrancy that the island offers. One of these groups is the Haleakala Conservancy. Through its work to preserve one of the most iconic and recognizable features on the island, Haleakala National Park, it also protects an important backbone of the community overall.

The mission of the…

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