“Bella Vista”: St. John 4 Bedroom “Best Buy”

“Bella Vista” is a spacious mountain retreat with spectacular views of picturesque Coral Bay and the British Virgin Islands. Luxurious decorating, tasteful art, natural wood work, tile and hardwood floors create a stunning, yet comfortable interior in this very special island home. I rate it a St. John Real Estate “Best Buy” because it is […]


  A recent price reduction for “House With A View” makes this now one of the most affordable 4 bedroom homes on St. John.  With it’s new pool and sun deck, this Estate Rendezvous house is equally suited to short term rentals or a family home.  See more information and a video clip on Islandia […]

Batten the hatches!

HURRICANE WILMA 2005 Visitors always ask me, living here year-round, don’t you miss the seasons? My response is we have seasons here – Tourist season and Hurricane season! The 2007 Atlantic Hurricane Season starts June 1st. According to a report released today, experts at the NOAA Climate Prediction Center are projecting a 75 percent chance […]


One of my clients is considering building “Green” (eco friendly) homes on St. John.  We are curious about how much interest there is in this type of home among our customers.  Please E-mail me at the address below if this concept would appeal to you or with any comments.  If you are interested in “Green […]

St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands: Cost of Living

The cost of living in the U.S. Virgin Islands is definitely higher than on the US mainland. Expect an increase from 15 to 50%, depending on your lifestyle. Everything you buy (food, clothing, cars, electronics, etc.) are not only imported, but are also brought to the islands in small quantities as compared to towns and […]

Islandia Advertising

Obviously, since you are reading this, you are somewhat familiar with our beautiful and often emulated web site.  While we feel our web site is our most powerful advertising tool, many may not be aware that Islandia Real Estate also advertises full time in The St. John Guidebook (and Map), St. John Sun Times, Tradewinds Newspaper, Tradewinds House and Home Magazine, Caribbean […]


   Most of the original condominiums on St. John were built in the late 1980s .  These include Battery Hill, Lavender Hill, Pastory and Cruz Views.  Most of these units are one or two bedrooms and almost all are less than 1000 sq. ft. and were intended to be used as weekly rentals.  It was […]


Islandia offers a FREE service of notifying our customers, clients, and site visitors as new listings are added to our Multiple Listing Service.  These E-mail notifications can be tailored to your area of interest. We can send you all new listings or customize by type of property such as condos only, land under $300,000, or […]