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Baby Beach in Lahaina

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Baby Beach in LahainaSometimes we all need a little sunshine.  One of my West Maui beaches, known for it's warm, calm waters.  For more photos of Maui, follow AMauiLife on instagram.

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The Montage Residences, Kapalua Bay: finding paradise

The Montage Residences Kapalua Bay is situated on one of my favorite spots on all of Maui, the iconic Kapalua Bay.

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Montage Residences, Kapalua Bay 1205: this luxurious residence enjoys a beachfront location with a private yard overlooking Kapalua Bay

When considering a purchase, many prospective purchasers find that the Montage Residences offer far more than other properties in similar price ranges in Wailea, Makena and the high end resorts of the Big Island.  

Here is a lovely feature by the San Francisco Chronicle on why my clients chose the Montage Residences Kapalua Bay, and a brief testimonial about their experience of buying here on Maui.

"Courtney's the best agent we've ever

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Maui Real Estate Market Overview and Buyer Statistics 2016

Many Buyers and Sellers want to know where buyers of Maui County real estate call home (in this case, their legal residence).  There is often a misperception that the majority of our foreign buyers come from Asia.  While this might be true for Oahu's market (particularly Honolulu), it hasn't been the case for Maui County, which includes the islands of Molokai and Lanai.  Each year, Title Guaranty, one of Hawaii's most reputable Title and Escrow Companies, provides us with Buyer statistics.  

MAUI BUYER STATISTICS: TOP FOREIGN AND US BUYERS

As you can see, the bulk of purchases in 2016, made by foreign buyers of Maui real estate continue to be Canadian, with 59 transactions totaling

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Maui Real Estate Market Update

Maui Real Estate Sales: Homes, Condominiums and Land Through November 2016

The November Maui County Real Estate Market Update is now available for your review.  The report details sales activity through November, 2016 as compared with that of the prior year.  

Maui's Real Estate Market: Active Listings

There is a slight increase in active listings, which is typical of this time of year as many Sellers in resort areas list condominium and residential properties when tourism levels (which bring prospective buyers) increase.

  Active Listings Average List Price Average Days on Market
All* 1,614 $1,625,081 220
Residential 484 $2,600,662 147
Condominium 822
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The Montage Residences Kapalua Bay | Market Update

The Montage Residences Kapalua Bay 

The Montage Kapalua Bay is situated on over twenty oceanfront acres overlooking one of Maui's most iconic beaches, Kapalua Bay.  Formerly the site of the Kapalua Bay Hotel, this incredible property was completed in 2009, offering some of the largest condominium residences in West Maui, ranging from three to four bedrooms, and 2791 to 4055 sq. ft.  

Montage Residences Kapalua Bay whole ownership residences are located in buildings 1, 2, 5 and 6, with fractional 1/12th ownership residences located in buildings 3 and 4.

Featured Listings: Spotlight on Residences 1205 and 5202

Montage 1205

Montage 1205: a private garden overlooking Kapalua Bay

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The Kapalua Ridge Villas: Spotlight on Ridge villa 2221-2

A two bedroom, three bath condo for sale at the Kapalua Ridge Villas

Once in a while, you find a truly spectacular spot.  My advice to people looking for a second home will vary depending on your needs, but a guiding principle is that you should always try to find the best view as possible in a location you love--where you would really enjoy spending your time.

Kapalua Ridge Villa 2221-2

The View from Kapalua Ridge Villa to the Northeast: overlooking the Bay Course, Honolua Bay and the Plantation Course.

Ridge Villa 2221 is one of those properties--truly unique in that the views are unlike any that I've seen since starting to work in Kapalua back in 2000.  It has a unique vantage point, perched high on the

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Today, I came across an old blog post--I couldn't find the date, but know it's before 2013.  Unfortunately, as I've changed website platforms a few times now to adapt to new technology, the photos associated with this blog aren't active any more.  

However, I thought I'd share the post along with a photo I took of the Bay while flying over with a friend. Sometimes it's good to look back and remember the great days you have had with your dad, and a glimpse into his life long before you were born...I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

Honolua Bay and Kapalua from the Air

"Each week, my father, Duke,  comes over for dinner.   It’s kind of our family thing.   When he arrived at our place yesterday afternoon, he could barely contain his excitement.   He’d seen the surf on the drive

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The Coconut Grove on Kapalua Bay: A Maui Real Estate Market Update, 2016

Coconut Grove Kapalua Bay

Kapalua Bay is one of Maui's most loved beaches, known for it's beautiful coral reef, calm waters, and perfect sandy crescent beach.  The much loved restaurant, Merriman's sits at the south end of the beach, on a rocky point that is a perfect spot to watch sunset at their very popular Happy Hour.  At the north end of the bay is the Montage Residences, Kapalua Bay, which is home to the Beach Club, a lovely little restaurant, pool and bar that is open to both Montage residents and guests, as well as Kapalua Club members.

Nestled between these two properties is the 10+ acre beach front enclave of The Coconut Grove on Kapalua Bay.  With just 36 condominium residences in 9

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