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Island Sotheby’s International Realty's Jay Margulies, helps buyers close on $20 million Turtle Tail, Providenciales in Turks & Caicos

Jay worked alongside Nina Siegenthaler and Joe Zahm of Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty (representing the sellers) to make this dream come together for his clients.

Turtle Tail Estate is a vibrant, magnificent villa estate that offers the customization of a bespoke house with the facilities of a high-end retreat. Turtle Tail Estate, sits on a stunning 4.57-acre coastline of its own - the perfect escape to call home. 

Over the past few years, Turtle Tail Estate has welcomed a myriad of high profile international travelers, offering complete privacy and seclusion 

The property has the

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The homebuying journey can be intimidating and daunting for everyone, especially first-time buyers. With such a saturated market, choosing a mortgage lender can feel overwhelming and complex. 

 Finding the right lender for your situation and goals is arguably one of the most critical steps to prepare for your home buying journey. Taking the extra time to field your options and set clear expectations can make the process financially better and emotionally easier.

Let's start with the basics. What is a mortgage lender? According to, a mortgage lender is a financial organization or mortgage bank that gives and supports home loans. Lenders have particular financing guidelines to prove your creditworthiness and ability to repay a

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Born and raised in Southern California, Luana made the official move to the island of Maui over 23 years ago and has never looked back! Her background as a culinary major turned realtor means she can help her clients discover their dream home...and tell them where the very best dining is on Maui! 

“I entered real estate to educate local families on the value of homeownership and getting the most out of their hard-earned money,” says Luana. 

Luana works hard for her clients from beginning to end and makes it her mission to ensure they feel as though they’re getting 5-star service, attention, and support. Her authenticity and Maui expertise make her the perfect Island Sotheby’s International Realty partner when making Maui your home. 


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Island Sotheby's International Realty welcomes Sharron Lawton, a Maui resident for over 23 years! A native of the island nation of Barbados, Sharron holds island life near and dear to her heart. After earning a degree in Business Management and traveling to foreign places like Indonesia, South and Central America, and spending some time on islands throughout the Caribbean, Sharron brings her passion and trusted perspective of island life and real estate to the table. 

Sharron loves spending time with her ohana during her free time. You can find them outside, playing along the Maui shoreline, paddling, surfing, soaking up the sun, or even venturing along the many hikes Maui has to offer. 

As a seasoned hospitality professional, Sharron

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Don’t be surprised if Andrew Sutrisno greets you with open arms and a smile filled with aloha. With more than 6 years in the luxury hospitality industry, he beams with friendliness and authentic customer service skills. After earning a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management, Andrew immediately found himself working for a well-known hotel chain in Newport Beach. He has now spent the last decade with this same company in various management positions, which ultimately led him to an opportunity to move to beautiful Hawaii. 

As a reliable expert, Andrew believes he has the unique combination of skills to help clients with their real estate transactions, regardless of what side of that transaction they’re on. As a realtor, he takes initiative, has

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Becoming a homeowner is one of the biggest decisions of our lives. From being financially ready, finding the perfect real estate agent, and deciding what you’ll need in a home to be equipped for your future, it’s all a huge step. Navigating the world of real estate and its jargon can be overwhelming and at times, confusing. Title and escrow are some of the most common terms you’ll hear in the industry. Often used interchangeably, they are both crucial yet very different parts of the home buying journey. 


The word "title" refers to your legal rights to own, use, and dispose of a specific property. The title company ensures the property's title with policies to the buyer and the lender to protect against problems with the property or the

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As a native Hawaiian and inspired local, Thelma Garso-Pacheco has been a beacon of Hawaiian culture, history, and aloha spirit since 1973 when she moved from the Big Island to Maui. Graduating from Kamehameha Kapalama on Oahu, Thelma has grown up in the local community of Hawai’i and experienced the people, lifestyle, and treasured parts of the islands. She loves and appreciates every corner of Maui, from Iao Valley to Haleakala, and everything in between. 

Thelma joined the Island Sotheby’s International Realty ohana as an Administrator/Listing Coordinator for the South Maui Office in 2013. It was here that she learned to love the abundance of knowledge, insight, and appreciation for real estate that ISIR held. Working for a devoted team and

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Congratulations to Alex Cortez and Ryan MacLaughlin for helping their clients find their dream Maui home in one of the most revered beachfront properties, right alongside the Makena coastline. 

Sold for $12,000,000, 4680 Makena Road is located atop over an acre of the most valuable real estate in Maui, this beautiful beachfront property offers an unequaled balance of privacy, surrounded by a lush green jungle. A small walk away uncovers convenient access to some of Hawaii’s finest amenities and resorts. With every turn, you’re greeted by unobstructed, panoramic views of the Pacific, and neighboring islands like Molokini and Kaho’olawe. Designed by famed architect Hugh Farrington, the plantation-style, single-level main residence offers an open

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Kyla grew up with the warm Maui weather and listening to her mother navigate through the real estate world. This sparked her early interest in the beauty of real estate and how communication can bring things together seamlessly. After earning a master's from Edinburgh University in Scotland and studying communication across the globe, Kyla followed her natural instincts of coming back to Maui to finally join the real estate world she was so familiar with. She longed for the Maui sunshine and island lifestyle once again and returned home to start her career. 

“If I absolutely had to pick a favorite part of living here, though, I would have to say it's getting to be part of Maui’s wonderful community.”

Kyla’s love for challenges and navigating big

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Alex Neuhoff has been a devoted Hawai’i resident for over 30 years and has been in Maui real estate for 17 of those trips around the sun. Between his experienced and professional background, locally dialed in networks, and insight on Maui living, he is your ticket to a successful homebuying journey right here on Maui. 

"It is deeply satisfying to be of service to my clients and to guide them through one of the biggest investments of their lives."

Alex knows the value in making Maui a part of your permanent lifestyle, where a home becomes a place for cherished memories to last a lifetime.

Between deep-sea fishing and sailing, Alex has made Maui a place where he can find peace and happiness in the everyday lifestyle. Working with a small number

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