Summer Sales

  Some sellers who  think they should only list properties for sale in the “busy” winter season should check out these statistics.   St. John’s Multiple Listing Service shows that between June  01 and August 31  six homes, six land parcels and one commercial building have contracted on St. John.  This activity may also be another sign […]

Zootenvaal property getting a lot of attention

This property located in Estate Zootenvaal on the Coral Bay side of the island is getting a lot of showing requests. Sure it has a lot to do with being priced under $1M which is the price range with most of the activity; sure it has a lot to do with its good, solid construction […]

Summertime On St John

Summer is one of my favorite times on St. John for many reasons.  One of the most important is the frequent tropical showers.  Right now we are green and lush and the Flamboyant trees are blossoming all over.  These blooming trees have their bright red/orange blossoms for weeks at a time and jazz up the […]

RECOVERY UNDERWAY!

My daughter, who works in finance in NYC, keeps me updated on what is happening on the mainland.  Living on the island we are lulled by the beauty of St. John and the distance to the mainland reinforces our sense of peacefulness.  But good news is always welcome! June Case-Shiller Home Prices Up 5th Straight […]

Cute Studio in Mandahl

Great starter home bordering the National Park and overlooking the salt pond. Why pay rent? This cute and affordable property is on .30 acre and includes the adjoining .30 acre property so there is plenty of room for expansion or sell the adjoining parcel. Beaches and hiking are within walking distance. Currently on the market […]

Time To Make An Offer!

Your St. John ‘Get Away’ home is available to move into right now! This charming one bedroom villa, St. John Livin’,  is ready for the right owner.  Breathtaking down island views, easily accessible, and close to great boating in Coral  Bay. For this or any other property on St. John contact jane@islandiarealestate.com  340.776.6666 or 941.544.4844  […]

Stunning view from Estate Catherineberg

Estate Catherineberg is a small neighborhood with about 24 oversized one acre parcels overlooking the scenic north shore. Currently on the market are 3 homes ranging from $3.1M to $4.9M and 1 parcel of land listed for $1.5M. There is not a lot of turnover activity in this area as most owners tend to hold on to […]

R-4 Zoning Lots In Cruz Bay

These two adjoining in town lots on Fish Fry Road are across road from Enighed Pond Marina office and near the public tennis courts and public parking. There is frontage on 2 paved public roads. R-4 zoning allows apartments or condos.  There are nice water views and lots face east towards the tradewind breezes. Just $299,000 each.  For […]

Loving Lovango!

I missed posting a blog on Friday due to having too much fun viewing property on Lovango Cay!  Lynn and I were met at the dock by the Lovango expert Mary Ann in her mighty boat for a pleasant 5 minute trip to the island. This is the sweet Dock House that we viewed on […]

Duel views to the east & west in Chocolate hole

The views are stunning here in the islands and the bigger the better. This generous sized 1.03 acre parcel located in Estate Chocolate Hole has a gentle grade with views to the east and west. Great neighborhood with protective covenants & restrictions, easy access to Cruz Bay town and north shore beaches all make this a very attractive […]

Land in Estate Fish Bay

Estate Fish bay is a popular area of the island with nice views, gentle breezes, protective covenants & restrictions, mostly paved roads and close to Cruz Bay town and north shore beaches. There are currently 12 parcels of land for sale in Fish bay ranging from $125,000 to $425,000. I would be glad to email you a […]

“Who’s Really Buying America’s Homes?”

I had to google the internet to find out who the buyer was in the recent purchase of the Florida home for $47 Million.  In my search I came across this article written by Morgan Brennan on Real Estate Tourism. “Russian billionaires have been making headlines for snapping up some of the most opulent homes […]

Island News, Views & Statistics!

A large parcel of land, 1.05 acres, in Chocolate Hole sold for $450,000 yesterday.   Statistics for Residential properties this past year, from 8/14/2011 to 8/14/2012, show that 28 homes have sold at an average list price of $2,124,928 and 506 days on the market.  The average sold price came in at $1,748,785, with the […]

Good, solid price in Mandahl

As you know, there is currently a large inventory of 164 homes for sale in a price range from $240,000 to $8.6M. We are seeing a lot of the sales activity in the lower price range of the market and we currently have 19 homes for sale listed under $500,000. If you are looking for […]

Who can resist???

It’s Friday! and the start of another beautiful weekend here on St. John. We are in our slow season so it’s the time of the year when the locals get some rest and enjoy the quiet beaches while we can before we head back into high season. If you have not experienced St. John in the off […]