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April 9, 2021
Wailea Palms 3101 Sold Today
Wailea Palms 3101 is a ground-level "D" floor plan, offering two bedrooms and three bathrooms with a total of 1559 square feet of living space. This Wailea condo is located on the gentle slope, the interior landscaped courtyard of the complex, with a sprawling green lawn bordering the lanai. Unit 3101 has fabulous ocean views towards the West Maui mountains. The location warrants for year-round...
April 7, 2021
Record-breaking Makena Home Sale Marks Six-year Anniversary Today
Flashback. It was a Tuesday, April 7th, 2015. Time flies when you are having fun! Especially when you are living on Maui. It’s been six years today, since the closing of this record-breaking sale of a unique Makena home. The property was built in 2011 and is located on an over four-acre parcel of land. The recorded sales price would show as $41,775,000.00. Nearly six months of unusual showings...
April 6, 2021
How An Emotional Support Cat Became An Important Part Of A Wailea Condo Sale
His name is Simba. Apparently he had a different name when he was first adopted from the Maui Humane Society in October 2019. But Simba only spent a few days over there. He wasn't more then a handful - a little kitten when I had a chance to meet him first at my client's Wailea condo. And if you've ever seen or dealt with one of these little guys, you'd understand. Of course I fell in love. And so...
April 1, 2021
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The County Of Maui Approved The Wailea Resort Gates
After long deliberations that started last century, the County of Maui finally approved the gates for the Wailea Resort. The Wailea Community Association (WCA) came up with a detailed plan, where the current individual neighborhood gates will be moved and utilized to benefit the entire resort community. The project is expected to be completed before the end of the year 2021. The eight new...
March 26, 2021
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March 2021 System Upgrades Are Complete
Mahalo for your patronage & patience! Our March 2021 system upgrades are now complete. We proudly present the completely new & improved VWonMaui.com. This is the #1 site to search and re-search Maui real estate, offering a clear and simple navigation for condos and homes alike. It’s time! After nearly eighteen successful years in the Maui real estate business, we decided to take the...
March 22, 2021
Makena Surf G-205 Sold Today
Congratulations to our sellers! Makena Surf G-205 recorded today for $2,795,000.00. We are happily adding it to our significant sales collection! This vacation rentable Makena condo has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, a total of 1313 square feet of living space. It's a stunning, south-facing oceanfront location, overlooking the tiny sandy beach and the shoreline in front of Makena Place. Makena...
December 12, 2020
A Testimonial For Monica Starleaf
Yesterday, Monica received an email from her clients, such a wonderful testimonial, that I am really proud of sharing with you. While it's great to see the client reviews on video, it is still something very special to receive a personally written note from a happy client! Enjoy reading ... Aloha Monica, It has been such a pleasure to work with you these past few months. This...
April 25, 2020
Kanani Wailea 10 Is Now Rented
My clients were able to find great renters for their unit #10 in Kanani Wailea. Hence, we canceled the listing until further notice. At minimum the lease is for a year and could possibly be extended for a second year thereafter. Somehow the video for Kanani Wailea 10 is something special. I wanted it here for everyone to enjoy once more:Kanani Wailea #10 is a free-standing 2-story building on the...
March 12, 2020
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What Are The TWO Most Important Real Estate Website Features?
#1Number one is speed. Time is of the essence. If a real estate website does not load quickly, visitors will check elsewhere. Sellers and buyers are used to the speed of Google, YouTube and Amazon, to provide fast and accurate information. To successfully compete in the Maui real estate business, a website has to load fast. Lightning fast! #2Secondly, a real estate website needs to be formatted...
March 6, 2020
Today's Update For Wailea Palms
Wailea Palms 3607 sold today for $769,000.00. This is a convenient ground-level unit, located close to the top of the northern greenbelt, alongside Papali Wailea. The sales price is an excellent value for a 1 bedroom, 2 bathroom floor plan. The fully covered, large lanai offers peaceful West Maui mountain views with a glimpse of the ocean. Travertine floors throughout are keeping the unit...
January 27, 2020
It's All About Location, Location, Location
Wailea Palms 2508 offers fantastic ocean views from the lanai, living area, kitchen and from the master bedroom! It has a premium and quiet 2nd-floor location in the complex, offering outer island views to Molokini, Kahoolawe and Lanai. I first had the opportunity to sell this unit in June of 2009 and I am excited to offer it once again! At $1,175,000.00, this is a great value for a Wailea condo...
July 1, 2018
Video Testimonial for VW - Volker Weiss
"He truly is very professional. I have done several deals with him. He actively markets his listings. He works them with constant open houses. He doesn’t just sign the listing and then disappears." "I couldn’t speak highly enough about him. He always goes above and beyond our expectations."Mahalo for allowing me to film your video testimonial. I appreciate your honesty. It was a fabulous...