Real Estate

Thursday, July 29, 2021

First-Time Homebuyers’ Down Payment Assistance Available in Maui County

The program provides first-time homebuyers with down payment and/or closing cost assistance of up to 5% of the home purchase price, not to exceed $30,000. Applicants will be selected through a lottery drawing process.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Rally Touts Affordable Housing Plan Amid “Housing Crisis”

The Comprehensive Affordable Housing Plan, created and presented by Hawaiian Community Assets, involves a five-year overhaul to the county’s affordable housing approach that would bring in 5,000 homes, offered to two-year Maui residents who are under 120 percent area median income.
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

FONSI Filed for Proposed Hale Pilina Family Affordable Rental Housing Project in Kahului

A Final Environmental Assessment with a Finding of No Significant Impact determination was made for the Hale Pilina Family Affordable Rental Housing Project proposed for development in Kahului, Maui.
Sunday, July 11, 2021

HCA Plan for Maui Calls for 5,000 Affordable Homes in Five Years

A Comprehensive Affordable Housing Plan was delivered to the Maui County Council that provides a roadmap for building 5,000 affordable homes for local renters and homebuyers in the next five years.
Tuesday, July 06, 2021

Mayor: Additional Water Allocation to be Reserved for Development of Affordable Rentals, Attainable Workforce Housing

The mayor says his decision is expected to incentivize developers to build more units sooner by offering greater certainty to those seeking to build affordable rentals and attainable workforce housing.
Saturday, July 03, 2021

Council Passes Moratorium on Building Permits for Visitor Accommodations in South and West Maui

The Maui County Council passed a moratorium on building permits for new visitor accommodations in South and West Maui in a 6-2 vote Friday.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Short-Term Rental Home Caps Scheduled for Discussion in Committee

“With more than 7,600 visitors coming to Maui each day, we are far exceeding the guidance of our Maui Island Plan, which states that there should be only one visitor for every three residents,” said Paltin, who chairs the committee.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Hawai‘i Supreme Court Upholds Coastal Zone Management Act in Kahoma Case

In a 5-0 decision, the Hawai’i Supreme Court recently upheld the integrity of the Coastal Zone Management Act in a case involving the Kahoma Village Project in West Maui.
Friday, June 18, 2021

Real Estate Tips: What is a Warranty Deed?

Reta Chin from Fidelity National Title and Escrow shares her tips on warranty deeds and the transfer of a real estate property if you are a buyer or a seller in the transaction.
Friday, June 18, 2021

Habitat for Humanity Maui Completes Affordable Housing Project in Lahaina

Habitat for Humanity Maui’s current and upcoming projects include critical repairs and retrofits for struggling homeowners, new construction home builds for Hawaiian Home Lands lessees, and in the near future a new construction development in Hāna, Maui featuring 25 single family homes.
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