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Homeowners Insurance: Protecting Your Home

Oct 18, 2017

by Kenady Swan     In addition to providing shelter and comfort, our home is often our single greatest asset. And it’s important that we protect that precious investment. Most homeowners realize the importance of homeowners insurance in safeguarding the value of a home. However, what they may not know is that about two-thirds of all homeowners […]

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Getting Organized Is Good for Your Home and Your Health

Sep 28, 2017

by Marilou Ubungen   For the last nine years, the HomeGain National Home Improvement Survey has been asking real estate professionals across the country the same question: What are the top 10 things a homeowner can do to get their home ready to sell?   And every year, the number one answer is: clean and de-clutter. […]

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Seven Trends That Will Define the Home of the Future

Aug 16, 2017

by Tara Sharp   As sophisticated as homes are today, experts predict they’ll be far more so in the not-too-distant future— especially when it comes to their use of technology. Included are seven evolutionary trends that many expect to define the home of the future.   #1: Faster home-construction Today, it takes somewhere between 18 months […]

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Where to Eat on Maui – South Maui’s New Gathering Place

Jul 22, 2017

by Tania Harmon   One of my favorite new spots to eat and drink in South Maui is Shearwater Tavern. Located in the Azeka Shopping Center Mauka Side, Shearwater occupies the back corner spot where the right half of Stella Blues used to sit. For years, Stella Blues was my favorite spot for a Pau […]

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Selling Your Home: The Impact of Staging

Jul 11, 2017

by Tara Sharp   How can you make your home more attractive to potential buyers? The answer is with some “home staging”. According to the Wall Street Journal, implementing some basic interior design techniques can not only speed up the sale of your home but also increase your final selling price. It all comes down to […]

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Flower Power on Maui – Sunflowers Energize Maui Community

Jun 8, 2017

by Tania Harmon   Photo Credit: Pacific Biodiesel Earlier this year I recall seeing a picture of State Representative Kaniela Ing posing in a newly planted field come across my Facebook feed. The post mentioned hemp and sunflowers as a possible agricultural alternative for renewable energy. I thought to myself, hey that would be cool […]

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Favorites from This Week’s Caravan: Week Ending April 8, 2017

Apr 11, 2017

by Tania Harmon   One of the activities I look forward to most is the twice-a-week caravan tours when I get to view the latest properties coming on the market. This island has so many interesting properties. And each week I find one or two that truly inspire me. This last week two of my favorites included […]

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