Maui and the rest of the Hawaiian island chain welcomed back trans-pacific visitors on October 15th under the state’s official pre-travel testing program. It has been nearly six months since the 14-day mandatory quarantine has been in place and it is a welcome change as many parts of the local economy have felt the impacts of Hawaii’s lack of visitors.
Although businesses and attractions are slowly reopening, we still must mind the necessary steps and precautions to stay safe and healthy. In the meantime, check out some of our great Maui No Ka Oi content!
While the allure of owning your very own Maui vacation rental is an attractive and prestigious idea, there are many factors to consider before pulling the trigger. Helping clients buy and sell vacation rentals is a speciality of ours, so we have first hand insights of the work and expenses that go into maintaining one.
Winter days on Maui and Hawaii in general are only about 2 hours shorter than days in the summer. Even the temperatures are not dramatically different unless you are climbing elevation quickly in places like Kula (on Maui) or Mauna Kea (on the Big Island).
Although you won’t be able to tell much of a difference between a summer and winter day, there are some tips out there to make sure you are making the most of your winter on Maui.
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Come Thanksgiving time, Hawaii’s winter surf season will be upon us with large winter swells and dangerous currents. While many of Maui’s beach have lifeguards, it shouldn’t be relied on as the only risk management technique. Brush up on some of the latest ocean safety tips.
3D technology like Matterport enable buyers to get a feel for a property’s layout, while it allows sellers to easily showcase their property to anyone with the 3D virtual tour link.
With a virtual tour, users can tour the property as if they are walking through it themselves (think of Google street view) and it also givers users the ability to see a birds eye view of the property floor plan.
Although it does not replace seeing the property in person, it comes very close to doing so. If any of the properties do not catch your eye, subscribe to our new listing alerts for properties for sale with 3D virtual tours.
Please consider me to be your trusted Maui real estate and lifestyle adviser. I was born and raised on the island, and spend a considerable amount of time to inform my clients about the best deals currently on the market. Don’t hesitate to call me for your any of your Maui real estate needs as I would be honored to assist you in your home search.
Anthony Sayles R(S)