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Information and Updates on the Maui real estate market, the Kapalua resort, and events island wide.
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I’m often asked what the status is of the Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences®, Kapalua Bay. Opened on May 31, 2009, the Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences®, Kapalua Bay is Kapalua’s newest residential condominium community. Situated on 21 oceanfront acres, a stone’s throw from Kapalua Bay, the Ritz-...
The Kapalua Bay Villas are nestled along the dramatic Kapalua Coastline in the heart of the Kapalua Resort.  Comprised of 141 one and two bedroom villas in 27 oceanfront and ocean view buildings, the Bay Villas are amongst the Resort's most popular vacation destinations.  The Bay Villas are the o...
Maui County has announced new property tax rates, beginning on July 1st, 2012: Classification Rate/$1000 of Assessed Value Residential $5.75 Apartment $6.20 Commercial $6.90 Industrial $7.10 Agricultural $6.00 Conservation $6.20 Hotel & Resort $9.15 Time Share $15.50 Homeowner $2.75 Commercialize...
Spotlight on the Kapalua Ridge Villas: Active Listings, Pending Sales, and Sales for 2012 by Courtney Brown, R(S) One of Kapalua Resort’s most popular condominium communities, the Kapalua Ridge Villas is perched overlooking Oneloa Bay and is situated on the famed Kapalua Bay Course. Located in th...
The 31st Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival, June 8-10, 2012Kapalua Resort, MauiIt’s that magical time of year again, summer--when the sun shines brighter, the tropical flowers bloom and our days last a little bit longer.  Summer is also when the Kapalua Resort hosts Maui’s premier epicurean e...
June 1st, 2012One of the questions I’m often asked, is where do you go for vacations when you live in paradise? This year: Italy! And while, I LOVED Italy (the food,the wine, the art (David!), the countryside of Tuscany, the seaside towns in the Cinque Terre and Capri), there is nothing like retu...
Built in 1979, the Kapalua Golf Villas are situated overlooking the Kapalua Bay course in the heart of the resort. Situated on over 15 acres, the Golf Villas is comprised of 186 villas in 16 buildings.At the time of this posting, there are 19 active listings (approximately 10%), with 4 pending s...
Photo of the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, where we have a new listing at the Residential Suites. Kapalua Real Estate: Market UpdateIt’s on everyone’s mind: “What’s going on in the market?” While trends are difficult to predict when data samples are small, I find the quarterly comparison of our market ...
April 4, 2012It has been a beautiful winter and spring here in Kapalua, and there is a sense of optimism in the real estate market. If we were to compare the first few months of 2012 with 2011, there have been 14 sales to date vs. only 9 in the same time frame. The total dollar volume remains fai...

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Author Bio: Courtney Brown is a Realtor with Island Sotheby's International Realty in Maui, Hawaii. Courtney was born here in Maui and educated at Smith College. She specializes in Maui real estate, with a focus on second homes, oceanfront, and resort properties in Kapalua, Napili, Kaanapali, and West Maui. p>

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