Charlotte Amalie, VI Real Estate News

By Tanya Van Blake-Coleman, Improving the Quality of Your Life
(Van Blake-Coleman Realty, St. Thomas/www.talk-to-Tanya.com)
St. Thomas real estate is generally in the upper end of the market. Prices have fallen slightly in response to the world economy. Customers tend to search longer and bid lower. Some clients are being a little more flexible but not many. One of the really nice things about owning a home or condo in St. Thomas is that fact that you can make any day you choose, a day at the beach. There are so many nice beaches to go to. All beaches are public, so you can take your choice. Whether you base it on what is close to your home or condo, the level of privacy, or which one is better for snorkeling; there is a perfect beach for you. Yesterday I chose, Magen's Bay Beach, which is close to my home in Wintberg a quiet, residential neighborhood with homes ranging from around $400K and up depending on ...
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By Tanya Van Blake-Coleman, Improving the Quality of Your Life
(Van Blake-Coleman Realty, St. Thomas/www.talk-to-Tanya.com)
When looking to buy a home or property in St. Thomas it is important to know road surface can vary greatly and the terrain being generally quite hilly, will impact the kind of vehicle you own. The main roads are the responsibility of and are maintained by the government; whereas roads in individual neighbor hoods are often the responsibility of those home owners who live in the development. The Islands of St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John are all beneficiaries of the stimulus money designated to improve infrastructure and create jobs. On St. Thomas, the road heading towards the East End of the island has been resurfaced. The neighborhoods impacted include Water Point, Deck Point, Secret Harbor, Pelican Point, Red Hook and Frydendal. More generally speaking the area is Smith Bay and Naz...
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