This is our guiding principal in supporting you through the unpredictable world of real estate. We understand each person, each relationship, each situation is different. Whether you are buying or selling, looking for a second home, investing in a vacation property, participating in a 1031 exchange, or finding a dream home on Maui, you bring your own unique perspective and lifestyle. We honor this and help you, our client, find your own best solution.
Hawaii Business Magazine's – 2018 Top 100 Realtors
Top Sales Team at Wailea Realty Corp. 2014, 2015 & 2016
This is our guiding principal in supporting you through the unpredictable world of real estate.
We are a full service Real Estate team dedicated to putting your goals first. Whether you are buying or selling, we listen to your goals.
We offer personalized staging, professional photography, customized marketing, paid features and worldwide exposure generating over 100,000 hits per day for your property - all included, at no additional cost as part of our service to you. One of our team members personally attends every showing assuring you the best service, safety and best presentation of your property to potential buyers.
We understand the benefits, opportunities and amenities available in each condo complex, neighborhood and property. We help match you with the property that fits your goals and dreams and then navigate through the purchase process with you. We explain all the options available to you in the negotiating process - the different strategies, pitfalls and benefits of each strategy and advise you on how to take advantage of the current market to achieve your goals.
We will coordinate all the steps to get you from listing or search, to closing. We have established relationships with trusted industry professionals - lenders, title companies, home inspectors, surveyors, insurance agents and pest control - and can help you choose the right ones for you. We manage your contract timeline to ensure all deadlines are met. We strive to provide you with a peace-of-mind that all details are being handled in the most professional and efficient manner.
"We live in Washington State so to have a good team in Hawaii to take care of things selling our condo was great. There was some minor stuff to repair and Lydia and Alana got someone to take care of it right away. I would highly recommend them to sell your house or condo."
— KATHY & DARRELL HOQUE
"Alana & Lydia worked diligently on our behalf to find us our perfect Maui property. As international buyers, they explained the entire Hawaii real estate process to us, and ensured we understood timelines throughout the process. They listened to our criteria and went above and beyond to ensure our needs were met. Alana and Lydia exceeded our expectations and made the entire process an informed, comfortable and fun experience. We highly recommend Alana and Lydia to anyone purchasing a Maui home."
— JANICE & TONY DAVIS
"Arianna is a pro, handled the marketing and escrow in an efficient manner. It was a difficult property in need of much deferred maintenance with a lot of damage and rubbish left by evicted tenants. Not the usual "fixer upper" but one that would require a buyer with cash, vision, and a talented work crew."
"They were very helpful and knew the answer to every question I had, they helped me around Maui and made sure that we were welcome at our new home. Even after we got the house, they still help us out here and there. I recommend them to anyone who is looking to buy a house in Maui."
— SARA TAHNG
"Working with Tania made selling my home as painless and straightforward as possible. She was endlessly patient and incredibly generous with her time. Tania answered every question and explained every form and every part of the process clearly and thoroughly. It was a very positive experience and I highly recommend her without reservation to anyone!"
"Both Lydia and Alana were very helpful throughout the whole process and beyond. They responded to questions quickly and were able to provide knowledgable advice. They made purchasing the property from outside of the USA an easy and stress free experience. We would definitely recommend and use them again."
— MATT & SINEAD
"Both are extremely knowledgeable of South Maui area. We always felt they aggressively marketed our property and worked hard to preserve our expected value."
— ERIC & KERRI MITCHELL
"Both Alana and Lydia were amazing! They made the whole process as easy and convenient as possible. In addition, they were able to sell my condo in less than a month. I highly recommend both of them if you are looking to either buy or sell a property. I plan on using them again in the future when I'm looking to buy a house."
— ROCKY PARRELLA
"We have purchased numerous properties in Maui with the help of Lydia & Alana. I have always been pleased with their professionalism as well as their personal touch. I would not hesitate to recommend them and in fact I have recommended them to many of my friends and family that have utilized their services to purchase or lease properties as well. Excellent Five Star rating across the board!!!"
— TINA CAMPBELL
“Alana and Lydia did an exceptional job for us. We have done 3 transactions with them so far since we moved to Maui. Have had excellent experiences for all three. They were exceptional in providing sound advice as well as referrals to other professionals on Maui who assisted us with everything from securing our loan to adding some final aesthetic touches to our new homes. If you are interested in selling or buying on Maui you are costing yourself time and money if you go with anyone else. Don't hesitate to have Alana and Lydia represent you in all your real estate needs on Maui.”
— BRANDON CAMPBELL
"These two women are the hardest working realtors I know! They did an excellent job in helping me prepare my condo to get it looking its best to sell. They have thoroughly researched and have an in depth knowledge of the market and helped me price it right. Lydia and Alana have consistently brought in potential buyers, and they always have my best interest in mind. In addition to being top realtors, they have selflessly and humbly given countless hours to help a myriad of community organizations. They are not afraid of putting in some sweat to get the job done! I 100% trust them and highly recommend them to both buyers and sellers!!"
— CATHY FITZPATRICK
"Lydia and Alana have been wonderful to work with. They explain everything in the most simplest form and make the whole transaction smooth and easy. They are patient and reliable. We are from California and purchased a condo through them and they have been great. Will definitely use them again for our next purchase."
"These two are literally some of the best in the business. Not only do they help you find exactly what you're looking for, but they will always take the time to learn about your interests and advise with very noticeable industry knowledge. There's no better Realtor option in Maui, in my opinion."
— ROBERT BROWN
“Alana & Lydia were a team that I found on Zillow as I was looking at a property in Wailea on our last day of vacation in Maui. They were very responsive that day and met that afternoon to let us see the property. It was a foreclosure and I wanted to make sure that I got a chance to look at the state of the property. We left for Kahului just after meeting them and were on a plane later that night back to the mainland. The following morning, we started discussing what it would take and how we could make an offer. There was a lot of communication as we demonstrated how we were pre-qualified down to understanding what we could negotiate from the bank. Alana & Lydia tag-teamed the communications and were extremely helpful throughout the process, including arranging the inspections and accompanying and sharing their findings as we were unable to be there in person. They recommended an island lender, Marina Zautner, who was fantastic and we were able to get this closed in record time - as we had a time crunch to get here for Spring Break for my children. In the end, it took a little longer to record the title, but every step of the way, Lydia and Alana were there to communicate and help with anything that we might need (including offering futons for our first night camping out in our new place!) 🙂 Highly recommend working with this team and Mahalo for making our dreams real.”
— PAUL MCNULTY
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