Maui Real Estate Advisor

May 23, 2023

Maui Real Estate Advisor ~ Issue 126, May 2023


It's May on Maui, and it's probably May where you are too. On Maui, May brings graduations, the beginning of wedding season, and, for us, the definite end of whale season. Although whales were reported being seen as late as last week, sadly, they will be on ...

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April 14, 2023

Maui Real Estate Advisor ~ Issue 125, April 2023


If you own property on Maui, you should have received your property tax assessment by now. Hopefully, you were sitting down (preferably somewhere like pictured above!) when you opened it. Anyone with even a passing interest in Maui real estate knows that prices have increased dramatically in the past ...

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March 23, 2023

Maui Real Estate Advisor ~ Issue 124, March 2023

The headlines are not the story.

As Paul Harvey used to say, "And now, the rest of the story."

For those of you that don't remember or aren't old enough to do so, Paul Harvey was a radio personality who presented his show as news and commentary. He ...

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Feb. 27, 2023

Maui Real Estate Advisor ~ February Issue

As storms bring freezing weather across the US, visitors flock to Maui. Right now Maui feels as busy as it has ever been based on traffic and parking, especially the parking lot at the Lahaina Safeway. Safeway's parking lot is my visual rule of thumb for just how busy ...

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Jan. 24, 2023

Maui Real Estate Advisor ~ January Issue

It's not the interest rates. It's the inventory!

Aloha, here we are, 3 weeks into the New Year. Where has that time gone? A lot of people are glad to see 2022 in the rearview mirror. Inflation went crazy, mortgage rates doubled, Russia invaded Ukraine, and I'm ...

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Dec. 17, 2022

Maui Real Estate Advisor ~ December Issue

Condo Inventory jumps increasing supply 22%. Condo selling prices hit a new all time record high.

Wait, supply is up, demand is up and prices are up. That doesnʻt sound right.

Thanksgiving is over, the whales are arriving and so are visitors. Itʻs still 80 degrees plus during the daytime ...

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Nov. 19, 2022

Maui Real Estate Advisor ~ November Issue

In September, home sales took a tumble with only 57 sales. That was one of the slowest months for home sales on Maui ever. Was that the beginning of a steep downward turn? 


October came back with 77 sales. That's up 35% over the previous month. So ...

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Sept. 21, 2022

Maui Real Estate Advisor ~ September Issue

Is the real estate market returning to normal? We'll fill you in on that and more, but first the other news in Hawaii and on Maui specifically is...

Sports - Hawaii wins the Little League World Series. Film at 11.

Cuisine - The first Chick-fil-A opened on Maui. The blessing was ...

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Aug. 2, 2022

Maui Real Estate Advisor ~ July Real Estate Statistics

Interest rates have skyrocketed, sellers are dropping prices, we're dangerously close to recession...Is the real estate sky falling?

Um...No, not really, not yet anyway.

Inventory is up, sales are down, and sellers are lowering their asking prices, but the actual selling prices? Well, those are still climbing ...

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April 12, 2022

Maui Real Estate Advisor ~ April Real Estate Statistics

Is Maui's real estate market crashing or cruising?

As most people who are even tangentially following real estate prices know, the value of your investment(s) literally started to skyrocket in late 2020. In 2021 real estate prices continued to climb, and now 3 months into 2022, people are ...

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