Strong Condo & Townhome Market

Strong Condo & Townhome Market

REALTORS’®  outlook for the next six months for townhomes and condominiums is generally strong across these states, District of Columbia, North Dakota, Colorado, Texas, California, Florida, Hawaii, and Alaska.  These states have experienced strong job growth due to the oil/gas and information technology sectors.  Condominiums are frequently the entry point to homeownership for first-time homebuyers, more so with the…

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Canadians the largest foreign group buying #Maui property

Canadians were by far the largest foreign group to purchase property in Maui County in 2014, according to a Title Guaranty Hawaii report. For the year, Canadians bought 94 properties on Maui, Molokai and Lanai for a total sales volume of $84.2 million, the report from the Hawaii title company said. The most popular areas…

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$70M In Renovations Completed At #FairmontKeaLani #Maui

The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui has completed a three-year, $70 million renovation project to create a “luxurious vacation experience for guests” of the 22-acre Wailea resort, according to an announcement. Project highlights include a $5.1 million renovation of the Ko restaurant, “which showcases the diverse culinary history of the sugar cane plantation era with innovative…

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#MauiEateries Make Yelp’s Top 100

Eight Hawai‘i restaurants and eateries ranked in Yelp’s Top 100 Places to Eat in the US for 2015, including two on Maui and one on Hawai‘i Island.Shark Pit Maui and Lāhainā Luna Café in Lāhainā ranked prominently at No. 6 and No. 27, respectively. On Hawai‘i Island, Da Poke Shack in Kailua-Kona made the list at No.…

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#NASA Selects #Hawaii #WorldsFirstLaser

    NASA has selected Hawaii as the preferred site to establish the world’s first laser communications ground terminal, which could spur major economic activity in the state, translating to job creation and revenues, according to public documents obtained by PBN. Plans have yet to be finalized, although the terminal, which will communicate with next-generation…

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What To Know About #ReclaimedWood

Adding reclaimed wood to your interior is a quick way to introduce warmth and texture. Used in abundance, it has a rawness that can balance overly neutral or modern spaces and anchor sprawling floor plans. But while installing reclaimed-hardwood floors or countertops can get expensive with the amount of staining, sealing and labor needed, an…

#KilaueaLodge For Sale

#KilaueaLodge For Sale

A historic piece of Volcano Village is for sale. Kilauea Lodge, a landmark hotel and restaurant that was originally a YMCA camp, was put on the market recently with an asking price of $5.9 million.Owners Lorna and Albert Jeyte, who transformed the establishment, formerly known as the Volcano Lodge restaurant, into an award-winning country inn,…