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Launiupoko cottage offers the best of Maui living 

By Staff | Apr 11, 2013

This property at 590 Kai Hele Ku St. features wide open views.

LAHAINA – Imagine your own two-bedroom, two-bath home with a pool, two-car garage, gazebo, and best of all, incredible, wide open, forever ocean views. This home in Launiupoko could be yours.

Built all on one level with a large overhang on the lanai, this residential cottage offers the best of Maui living.

Sit on your lanai, watch whales jump, cruise ships come and go and the sunset over Lanai. Asking price is $1,250,000 FS.

Located close to Lahaina Town and Launiupoko Beach Park, this home is conveniently located. 590 Kai Hele Ku is 980 square feet with tile floors, granite countertops, propane stove, pantry, numerous closets, irrigation system and gazebo.

The lot is condominium property regimed and just over .6-of-an-acre. The lot is landscaped with ease of maintenance in mind. A solar water heater takes advantage of the sunny location. Walking, hiking and biking trails are located throughout Launiupoko. Lahaina Harbor, great Lahaina restaurants and shopping are all just minutes away. If you need to venture to the big city, it is that much closer to Costco, OGG airport and Wailuku, Maui’s county seat.

If you own a Maui property, you should have received your Maui County tax-assessed value card. This comes every year in late March. If you have questions on the value of your property, please feel free to e-mail me for a CMA for your property. Remember, tax rates will be set by the Maui County Council in May. If the use of your property has changed in 2013, you have until the end of the year to change the tax classification.

From the Realtors Association of Maui website, year-to-date residential sales, residential unit sales matched 2012 exactly (128 homes sold/0 percent change YTD), average sold price is $718,357 (+2 percent YTD), median price is $550,000 (+23 percent YTD) and total dollar volume sold is $91,949,675 (+2 percent YTD).

February’s residential sales rose slightly to 65 homes sold, while condo sales jumped to 100 units sold. Land sales rose to 12 lots sold.

Interest rates remain low. There is talk of easing current loan requirements. Inventory is selling. Do not let your chance to own a Maui property slip by. To view properties, go to www.Lowson.com. Questions? E-mail me at Laurie@Lowson.com.