Buying or selling a home is personal. It’s more than a financial investment. It’s emotional. That’s something many venturing into real estate transactions underestimate, said Gail Bourdon, president and principal broker at RE/MAX in St. Croix.
The Virgin Islands is loaded with iconic properties. This week, we highlight three vastly different real estate opportunities that represent the history, natural beauty, and commercial potential of the territory.
Tough choices are made when times are lean. Luxuries can be cut but the roof has to stay overhead. A new program offers Virgin Islanders $25,000 to make those decisions a little easier.
Eligible residents can receive up to $25,000 to cover outstanding expenses like delinquent mortgage loans, property taxes,...
Depending on your budget, finding an affordable home in the Virgin Islands can be an adventure. It’s also a matter of addressing what works for you. Three homes on the market now represent a sliver of what’s available in their district, exemplifying the personalities of each district’s real estate.
Danielle Austin offers over 18 years of corporate experience at Christie's International Real Estate, most recently as senior vice president of the Southeast United States, Caribbean and Latin America.
Daydreaming about uninhabited islands could probably qualify as an official Virgin Islands pastime. What could you put there? An eco-resort? A little house with a shady wrap-around gallery? Or maybe you leave it as it is and host bourgeoisie weekend cookouts on your private island.
While the owners and agents of Christie’s International Real Estate USVI have been serving the St. Croix market for decades from its home base of St. Thomas, heightened interest from buyers over the past few years prompted the establishment of a bricks-and-mortar location on the island.
Undeterred by the cold shoulder past attempts received, the V.I. real estate industry is again pushing for government intervention to renovate or clear derelict properties from the territory's cityscapes.
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