Reading
blue-triangle-element

Articles

PFRE is the original online resource for real estate and interior photographers. Since 2006, it has been a community hub where like-minded professionals from around the world gather to share information with a common goal of improving their work and advancing their business. With thousands of articles, covering hundreds of topics, PFRE offers the most robust collection of educational material in our field. The history of real estate photography has been documented within these pages.
All Articles
blue-triangle-element

Latest

Have you ever walked into a room because you had to go get something and by the time you got there, you forgot what you were supposed to get? I don't know about you but this happens to me all the time! It's happened so frequently lately that I started ...

COMMUNITY
blue-triangle-element

Forum

The PFRE Community Forum is an online resource for discussing the art and business of Real Estate and Interior Photography.
Join The Discussion
blue-triangle-element

Latest

View Now
Contest
blue-triangle-element

OVERVIEW

For over a decade, photographers from around the world have participated in PFRE’s monthly photography contests, culminating in the year-end crowning of PFRE’s Photographer of the Year. With a new theme each month and commentary offered by some of the finest real estate & interior photographers anywhere, these contests offer a fun, competitive environment with rich learning opportunities. 

Contest Rules
blue-triangle-element

CURRENT CONTESTS

View / Submit
blue-triangle-element

PAST CONTESTS

View Archive
Conference
blue-triangle-element

Conference

PFRE’s Annual Conference in Las Vegas provides real estate and interior photographers from around the world an opportunity to meet on an annual basis, to learn, share best practices and make connections. Many of the leading names in our field are selected to speak on topics aimed at improving our craft and advancing our business. It’s a comfortable, relaxed environment that is fun, easy to get to, and affordable.
blue-triangle-element

Upcoming

PFRE Conference 2020

Register Now
blue-triangle-element

Latest News

Limited Early Bird Spots on Sale Now! PFRE Virtual Conference 2020

The roster of presenters is full, and the PFRE Virtual Conference is o ...

PFRE Virtual Conference 2020 Announcement: Presenter Line Up Part 2 of 2

*Early bird tickets go on sale September 28th* Here are the remaining ...

PFRE Virtual Conference 2020 Announcement: Presenter Line Up Part 1 of 2

We're a few short months away from the PFRE Virtual Conference 2020 an ...

Reader Poll: Which Topics Should Be Covered at the 2020 PFRE Virtual Conference?

Planning is well underway for the 2020 PFRE Virtual Conference and we' ...

Podcast
blue-triangle-element

Podcasts

The PFRE podcast is focused on having meaningful conversations with world-class photographers, business professionals and industry leaders, with the goal to inform and inspire.
All Podcasts

Coming Soon...

Resources
blue-triangle-element

Resources

PFRE prides itself on the depth and breadth of the information and professional development resources it makes available to our community. Our goal is to help real estate and interior photographers be successful while bringing the community together and elevating the industry as a whole.
blue-triangle-element

Directory

Coming Soon...

This Week In Real Estate Video #45 - Maka'alae Hana Luxury Estate

Published: 16/02/2013
By: larry

My body is back on here on the mainland but my head is still on Maui so I'm featuring a listing by Jordan Smith on the Hana side of Maui on the hillside high above world famous Hamoa beach.

Last Monday, while on Maui, I visited Tom Tezak's office meeting in Wailea and subjected everyone at the office meeting to my What Realtors Need to Know About Photography sermon. They seemed like they appreciated the info. They pointed out that I need to add info about video to the presentation (they are absolutely right... I'm going to do that). While at the meeting I talked one-on-one to a many of the agents and they are interested in video for real estate marketing.

Jordan Smith, the listing agent for this Maka'alae Hana Luxury Estate, was at the meeting and later sent me a link to his listing. For those of you not familiar with Maui geography, Hana is as remote as it is beautiful. It is 50+ miles from the main part of Maui on a curvy, narrow road. Charles Lindberg loved it so much that he went there to die. Lindberg's grave is near Hana. He spent his last years on the estate of the then CEO of Pan Am Airways which is near Hana.

Update 2/16: This video was shot by Jason Toth. Jason also did this set of stills for Jordan's Maka'alae Hana listing. I think Jason did a great job with the video that gives a feel for the property and the Hana area.

5 comments on “This Week In Real Estate Video #45 - Maka'alae Hana Luxury Estate”

  1. A lovely, whimsical video. It really comes alive and brings it to life with and people and how they live in the spaces. The camera angles and flowing shots of details was almost magical. There are some great examples in this video of telling little short stories to get a larger pictures. Kudos to all those involved.

  2. Wow! A gorgeous estate! Um in looking at some of the interior details might this have been the home of George Harrison? I know he and his wife had a big place outside Hana.... Anyway the video is well done and I'd love to live there!! Sigh....

  3. It's a gorgeous video of a gorgeous home. The two actors really added a personal note to the video. I really enjoyed the small scenes of the actors doing everyday activities.

    I did some googling and discovered that this home is not the home of the Harrison's. So my assumption was wrong, as is usual with my assumptions.

  4. Thank you everyone for your positive feedback. This is truly a magical property. When I was approached by the sellers I knew there where going to two be challenges in marketing this estate. 1) the remote location, 2) still photos would not capture the overall feeling of this estate. I have to give major Kudos to Jason Toth. I gave a brief outline of my concept and he blew me away with his creativity. He is an amazing artist. The focus of this video was to show off this beautiful custom built home, but more importantly show the lifestyle of living in Hana. The owner of the property is a producer in Hollywood so there was some added pressure to impress, mission accomplished.

    @Richard Lamb. You're right this is not George Harrison's house but he does own property in Hana, along with a handful of other high profile people in the entertainment industry. Hana's remote and secluded location appeals to celebrity types for the privacy and scenery. It's very inspiring.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

magnifiercrossmenucross-circle