St. John Halloween 1975

Some  Halloween fun from 1975.  Anyone recognize some well know St. John business owners?

  I would like to remind you that real estate sales statistics for St. John are on our web site at: http://www.islandiarealestate.com/statsummary.cfm These numbers are updated quarterly and make it easy to compare sales activity with any other year.  Please check it out and let me know if you have any questions. We are expecting […]

Happy Halloween Weekend!

What a fun holiday! No matter your age, it’s just plain fun to dress up and hit the town and see what everyone else is wearing. For the kids, it’s always a good time to go to Mongoose Junction. All shops will have their doors open from 3-5 with candy to hand out to the […]

Activity in Land Sales

  This is the view photo from the parcel of land in Chocolate Hole that went under contract today. It’s listed at $125,000 and comes with a topo survey and expired, permitted building plans. It’s really good to see some activity and with the market being saturated with listings, it’s a really good time for Buyers to […]

NEW WATERFRONT CONDOS

           These fabulous new condos right on the beach aat Turner Bay set a new bar for quality in St. John condos.  Just being completed next month,  these are a “must see” with such features as travertine tiles, Brazilian hardwood floors, native stone work, graceful arches framing water views, solid mahogany doors, custom cabinets, […]

Estate Catherineberg….breathtaking!

You would think that with 254 active land listings and 125 active home listings, I would have plenty to tell you about in every Estate on St. John.  Not true. We currently have nothing for sale in Estate Catherineberg.  You read that right; nothing is currently for sale in Catherineberg. This exclusive neighborhood with breathtaking […]

Hawk’s Nest Clean Up

We can all agree that St. John, USVI is a beautiful island with many, many wonderful residents. I wanted to pass along a great big island THANK YOU!! to the Land Sharks!  During Earth Week they adopted Hawk’s Nest beach and cleaned up some unwanted trash and I was glad they invited me to help. […]

Sugar Mill at Reef Bay

When’s the last time you hiked Reef Bay trail? Now I got you thinking! I must admit that the up part of the hike at the end is a little testy. Going down is a nice, shaded stroll. You can take the short trip to see the petroglyphs and wear your swimsuit so you can […]

PERFECT CLIMATE

Not only is St. John beautiful – see above photo taken in the middle of downtown – but we have an almost perfect climate.  No snow, sleet or hail, no tornados, no damaging eathquakes in over 40 years,  no hurricanes in 16 years,  and almost always temperatures between 80 and 90 degrees.  What are you […]

Under All is the Land in Ditleff Point

The new Ditleff Point development is in a class all it’s own! There are 24 parcels currently on the market ranging from $895,000 for .67 acre with a sunrise view up to $3,500,000 for 1.13 acre of beachfront with sunset views. What a great area of St. John; paved roads and underground utilites in a gated community. You are […]

HOME SALES ON THE RISE NATIONWIDE

Washington, October 01, 2009 Pending home sales have increased for seven straight months, the longest in the series of the index which began in 2001, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contracts signed in August, rose 6.4 percent to 103.8 from a reading of […]

FROM ISLAND TO ISLAND

St. John is  a beautiful island but I also enjoy islands in the State of Maine.  Above is a photo I took in September while flying over Moosehead Lake in a  vintage 1953 Cessna float plane.  The air was so clear that day one could see for miles.  Should you feel the urge to try […]

St. John Historical Society

 This photo will answer the big question that everyone wonders…which came first, the tamarind tree or the Westin Resort?  You can find this great photo and more on the historical society’s website www.stjohnhistoricalsociety.org Get to know this island we all know & love and join our historical society. They have monthly meetings from October to April with […]

St. John U.S Virgin Islands – Boater’s Paradise

The U.S Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands are truly a boater’s paradise.   And our island of St. John is located right in the middle of this ocean playground.  If you don’t own a boat the next best thing is a friend who owns a boat!  Barring that, there are literally hundreds of […]

St. Thomas – St. John, so close yet so far

You’ve spent all day traveling and we all know how much fun that can be. Now you’re at the St. Thomas airport and you’re almost there….almost to St. John….you can see it! But you still have that last bit of traveling adventure from the airport, wait for taxi, to Red Hook, wait for ferry and […]