Archive | Real Estate RSS feed for this section

‘Caribbean Life’ Follow-Up with The Sommer Family

The very first ‘Caribbean Life’ episode ever filmed for HGTV was that of The Sommer Family in 2013.  It followed their move from St. Louis, Missouri to St. Croix, USVI and...

‘Caribbean Life’ St. Croix: What Happened to the Houses?

On Sunday, July 16, 2017, Home and Garden Television (HGTV) premiered a Caribbean Life episode filmed on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.  Episode 904 (season nine, episode 4)...

New Frederiksted Hotel “The Fred” Makes Strides In Construction

Located on the Strand Street waterfront, The Fred will be a 22-room boutique hotel, one of only two in the town of Frederiksted.  The development broke ground officially on March 9...

How a Frequent Visitor Found His “Anchor” on St. Croix

Thanks again to my Dad, Jack Smith, for contributing his unique perspective on island life to this blog, somewhere between visitor and resident.   Continuing my rambling thoughts from...

How To Move To A Caribbean Island

I learned the happy news today that island friends of ours are moving back to St. Croix.  Like my husband and I, they tried to move back to the U.S. mainland after experiencing island...

St. Croix Real Estate Market: 2016 Wrap-Up / 2017 Forecast

Every year we like to write a market summary to give buyers and sellers an idea of where the market is heading.  This year as we look back, the lyrics of a song come to mind when I...

What A $450K Home Looks Like in St. Croix, Miami and L.A.

When you are considering investing your real estate dollars in a few different markets, side-by-side comparisons are key.  So whether you are looking for an investment property or...

Hidden Treasures in Island Homes

                    When you purchase a home on St. Croix, there are bound to be hidden treasures left behind.  Having just closed...

St. Croix’s Debbie Sun to Debut New Designs in December

Designer Debbie Sun (debbie sun DESIGN STUDIO) has been busy preparing to showcase new pieces.  On Art Thursday in December (12-15-16) in Christiansted; she is slated to release a...

St. Croix Activity Series: Watch Sunrise at the Easternmost Point of the U.S.

While the easternmost point of the continental United States is located on Key West, Florida, the true easternmost (and southernmost) points of the U.S. including the territories are...