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Welcoming Luxury Realtors From Around The Globe

Cory D'Orazio 5/5/2017

It all started with a kick off opening reception sponsored by Greg Burns and Elite Pacific Properties which led into a couple of days of networking, activities, and presentations from such speakers as Robert Spector, international bestselling author, speaker and consultant and creator of “The Nordstrom Way”.

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World Renowned Success Mentor Darren Hardy Shares Top Tips With Realtors

Cory D'Orazio 5/5/2017

Darren Hardy, former publisher of Success Magazine and New York Times bestselling author of The Compound Effect and The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster, recently made an unprecedented full day custom  presentation to a crowd of 350, including over 150 Elite Pacific Properties real estate agents.  Orchestrated by Paul Mayer, Managing Partner of Elite Pacific Properties, the purpose was to share not only very insightful business strategies and techniques, but also proven personal growth tips.

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Top 5 Reasons Buyers (And Agents) Love New Projects

Cory D'Orazio 3/2/2017

Elite’s Project Division recently added a third new development to its growing roster of new projects allowing agents a multitude of exciting brand new inventory to sell.  With a background in new developments from the builders’ side, Paul Chicoine, Division President of Project Sales for Elite, has been leading the charge in adding new projects and lists the following top reasons that Buyers tend to navigate to newly constructed homes:

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Green Market And Café In Honokaa Sales Event

Melissa Burnham 2/2/2017

Elite Pacific Properties and Ten-X are proud to announce a one-time sales event featuring the Green Market and Café in Honokaa, Hawaii on the Big Island. On Monday March 7th a sales auction will commence and run for 48 hours on an exclusive online auction. This unique opportunity to purchase the innovatively designed Green Market and Café building comes after a meeting of the minds between two cutting edge real estate firms, Elite Pacific Properties, LLC and Ten-X.

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Kauai Heritage Properties Merges With Elite Pacific Properties

Cory D'Orazio 12/12/2016

Elite Pacific Properties, Hawaii’s highest volume luxury real estate brokerage and vacation rental firm, announced a merger with Kauai Heritage Properties to be effective January 1, 2017. The combination gives Elite Pacific Properties a strong presence across the entire Kauai real estate market, with special strength in Kauai luxury real estate. Elite Pacific Properties, currently the fourth highest volume brokerage in Hawaii, has 2 offices on Oahu, 2 offices on Maui, 3 offices on the Big Island, and an office in Princeville, Kauai. Upon the completion of the merger, the company will add a second office on Kauai, taking over the existing Kauai Heritage Properties office in Koloa, to serve the Kauai South Shore real estate market.

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Oahu Insider Tip: Exploring Ko’Olina Resort

Cory D'Orazio 12/12/2016

A great to escape Waikiki is to take a trip over to Ko’Olina resort on Oahu’s Leeward Coast. Enjoy the beautiful beaches and ocean views from the beachfront dining area as well as sunset views in the evening. One of best dining options in the area is Longboards, an outdoor restaurant adjacent to Marriott’s Ko’Olina Beach Club at Lagoon 3.

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Oahu Insider Tip: Brunch In Kailua

Cory D'Orazio 12/11/2016

Want to get away from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki this holiday season? Then check out beautiful Kailua on the Windward coast of Oahu. Only 30 minutes from Honolulu, it’s definitely worth the drive to check out so many great breakfast spots! The best options are:

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Elite Pacific Celebrates Opening Of Wailea Office

Cory D'Orazio 11/29/2016

Elite Pacific Properties, Hawaii’s highest volume luxury brokerage and vacation rental firm with offices on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island, has opened its seventh office in Hawaii.  The new office is located in Wailea a well-known upscale area of Maui and marks the second office location in Maui for Elite.  This expansion is indicative of Elite’s successful growth with now over 190 real estate agents working island wide for the company.

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From PBN: Developer Plans 31-Home Project In Hawaii

Melissa Burnham 10/26/2016

One of Elite’s newest and anticipated projects on the Big Island is due to begin sales this January. Makai Vistas in Waikoloa will be a gated community of 31 one- and two-story single-family homes with a variety of floor plans with either two- or three-car garages. Prices are slated to start in the mid-$600,000s. Waikoloa Village includes an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts and a community swimming pool, and the development itself is expected to address the needs of multiple district markets.

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Holua Kai Brokers’ Open A Success!

Melissa Burnham 4/7/2016

Dozens of Realtors showed up for the Holua Kai Brokers Open last week to experience firsthand the amazing golf, mountain and ocean views that new homeowners will enjoy in the Gated Resort of Holua Kai. Over 40 exclusive single family residences with multiple floor plans and open-air living concepts will be available. This Brookfield Residential Community co-listed by Elite Pacific is the first offering of brand new resort homes in the Keauhou area of the Big Island in years!

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PBN Special Report: Four Questions With Charlotte Sherwood

Melissa Burnham 2/25/2016

Why did Elite Pacific Properties form a commercial unit? “As the largest luxury brokerage in Hawaii by sales volume, many of Elite’s clients are investors and entrepreneurs, who have commercial needs as well as residential. We definitely saw an uptick in commercial needs from our clients last year. Enhancing our business model to include a commercial division was a natural progression for Elite”

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Tips And Tricks For New Apple Watch Users Written By Elite’s Own Greg Burns

Melissa Burnham 2/11/2016

The lure of new tech is strong, especially with the advent of the Apple Watch where it’s so much easier to stay connected with everything that you have going on. However, for real estate agents who rely on building close personal relationships with current and potential clients, these constant connections and notifications can get in the way of good old fashioned networking. Our agent, Greg Burns, shares his own experiences and tips for any new Apple Watch user and how best to keep your connections to yourself.

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Elite Announces Riette Jenkins As New Maui Partner

Melissa Burnham 12/15/2015

We are excited to welcome Riette Jenkins to the Elite Pacific Properties Ohana as our new Maui Partner. Riette’s strong sense of leadership, extensive experience, and outstanding reputation make us proud to have her as a Partner specializing in the Wailea and Makena areas of Maui. Riette has been a Broker-Realtor on Maui since 1988 and has consistently ranked among Hawaii’s top agents in multi-million dollar sales. She also has served as the President of the Realtors Association of Maui from 2013 – 2014. We are looking forward to her contributions to the Elite Pacific team.

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PBN: Elite Co-Stars In Brookfield Development Project

Melissa Burnham 12/11/2015

We are excited to be apart of the new Brookfield Residential Hawaii development project taking place in Kailua-Kona. Construction begins next month on the 40-home development on the Big Island with home prices ranging from $800,000 to $1.7 million. This includes the gated subdivision, called Holua Kai at Keauhou. Elite Pacific Properties is the co-listor on the project and will open an onsite Big Island office very soon!

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Elite Broker Joel Cavasso Is Highlighted In Honolulu Magazine’s Open House Pick Of The Week

Melissa Burnham 10/19/2015

One of Elite’s top performing broker’s, Joel Cavasso, has recently been highlighted in Honolulu Magazine’s Open House Pick of the Week. His listing at 103 Kaiolena in Kailua is not only spacious and gorgeously furnished, but also has a history of previous celebrity home owners under it’s belt. With numerous amenities and a great location right across the street from Lanikai Beach, this note-worthy home deserves lots of attention.

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Elite Pacific Properties Expands Its Property Management Division

Susan Praver 9/3/2015

Elite Pacific Properties, Hawaii’s largest luxury brokerage and vacation rental firm with offices on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island, has announced the addition of Charlotte Sherwood as Director of Property Management. She has more than 20 years of expertise in the field and will be responsible for growing and managing all non-vacation rental property management business statewide. This includes single family and condominium rentals, estate management, multi-family buildings, and commercial property management.

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Donna Rice: Kauai Board Of Realtors Vice President Joins Elite Pacific Properties

Susan Praver 8/31/2015

Another stellar agent joins Elite! We are so happy to welcome Donna Rice to our Kauai team. With 17 years of experience in real estate, Donna is the former Broker in Charge for Century 21 where she ran multiple Century 21 offices and earned 17 awards for production and 16 awards for quality. Her Princeville Century 21 office was often the highest producing Century 21 office in Hawaii under her tenure.

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Hawaii’s Fastest 50: #8 Elite Pacific Properties

Susan Praver 8/28/2015

From Pacific Business News: Statewide luxury real estate brokerage and property management company continues to grow. Elite Pacific Properties, Hawaii’s statewide luxury real estate brokerage and property management company, has broken new records and is ranked #8 in Pacific Business News’ Fastest 50 for 2015. If you need the facts, here it is: from 2012 to 2014, Elite’s revenues grew more than 280%!

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Elite Grows By Leaps And Bounds In 2015’S INC. 5000!

Susan Praver 8/12/2015

New Ranking by INC. 5000 Bumps us up in the Fastest-Growing Private U.S. Companies. Elite has made yet another leap in company growth! In the prestigious Inc. 5000 Magazine for 2015, Elite Pacific Properties is now ranked #1095 in the Fastest-Growing Private U.S. Companies. That’s a 512 jump from last year versus a 374 jump from 2013 – 2014! On top of that, we are now ranked #2 for Top Hawaii Companies!! Go Team Elite!

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Fun Times At Elite’s Annual Beach Party!

Susan Praver 8/10/2015

As the weekend ends, we look back to last Saturday’s fun-filled day! It was Elite’s Annual Beach Party in Kailua where there was tons of delicious food and drinks, action-packed volley ball bouts and of course, the beautiful Lanikai Beach. Mahalo to Paul Mayer for his encouraging sportsmanship on the court, to Leana Berwick for the awesome watermelon punches, to Mary Lavoie and Marylu Souza for the food, beverages and set-up, and especially to all the agents, staff and families that came out to enjoy our company event. We look forward to an even bigger turn-out next year!

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West Hawaii Association Of Realtors President Joins Elite Pacific Properties:

Susan Praver 6/29/2015

Elite Pacific Properties, a top volume luxury brokerage and vacation rental firm with offices on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island, has named Kona real estate icon Margaret Reynolds, R(B), as Vice President of Brokerage. Current President of the West Hawaii Association of Realtors, Ms. Reynolds has attained Top Producing Brokerage on the Big Island, and was named Realtor of the Year by the West Hawaii Association of Realtors in 2009 and Broker of the Year in 2012.  At Elite, she will have overall responsibility for the company’s Brokerage operations statewide, including coaching and training agents, and ensuring that the firm’s extensive internal support team is providing the growing number of agents at Elite with the best possible service.

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Elite Pacific Properties Expands To Kauai

Susan Praver 6/10/2015

HONOLULU — ElitePacific.com— Elite Pacific Properties, the top volume luxury brokerage firm on Oahu, is expanding to Kauai. Veteran Kauai Realtor® Sean Ahearn is leading the Kauai effort and has been named a Partner of Elite Pacific Properties. “The move into Kauai is a strategic step in extending the Elite Pacific Properties brand throughout the state,” said Managing Partner Paul Mayer. “Sean’s reputation, knowledge, skills, and work ethic make him the perfect fit with Elite. We are proud to have such an outstanding Realtor lead our Kauai efforts and build a first class team to serve the Kauai luxury market.”

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Welcome Robert Myers

Susan Praver 6/10/2015

It is with great pleasure that we announce that yesterday, Robert Myers has left Coldwell Banker Island Properties and joined Elite’s Maui team. Robert focuses on West Maui and Ka’anapali in particular, and he is one of the premier agents in the state. Robert has been a Top 100 agent 6 times, and for 2013 was number 8 in volume on Maui and number 24 in the entire state. For 2013, Robert was the #2 volume Coldwell Banker agent in the state and we are very proud that he has chosen Elite as his new home.

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