st thomas: A New Princess, Earth Quake Rescures, Durby and Mayweather - 05/01/15 10:42 PM
There is so much going on in the world, with the birth of a new princess for England,  the incredible rescues  which continue in Nepal, preparing for the  Kentucky Derby and the long awaited  Mayweather  vs Pacquiao fight.
What is happening in the Virgin Islands? It's Carnival baby! Today is the last day of St. Thomas' Carnival The adult parade starts in a few hours, it will feature troops both local and  the other islands as well. Carnival was kicked off with   the Calypso tent on April 4th  it will end tonight May 2, with a fireworks display.  If you follow the above link not only … (8 comments)

st thomas: Open House, Apartment Building For Sale in St. Thomas - 02/28/14 03:52 AM
Whether you are looking to move to St. Thomas, or are looking for a good investment, don't miss this opportunity. There are three units in this apartment building for sale in St. Thomas; a four bedroom two and a half bathroom, top floor unit; a three bedroom two bathroom unit and a one bedroom one bath apartment as well.
The apartment building for sale in St. Thomas is one of four homes that was available to brokers this week and is made available via Broker reciprocity.
 Family Home for Sale on St. Thomas    A Custom Home for Sale on St. Thomas

st thomas: Happy President's Day - 02/16/14 11:47 AM

From Alaska to the U.S. Virgin Islands, today is President's Day. Regardless of your politics, the day is theirs. President's Day.  A day to honor those men who have been daring enough to believe they could make a difference in this great country. They make unbelievable sacrifices as do their families, in support of them.  All have their less than glorious moments during their terms, at some point. Together their legacies shape our future.
                                   Happy President's Day
                      to Everyone 

st thomas: Fundraising for the St. Thomas Historical Trust for Fort Christian - 01/26/14 07:56 AM

Dr. Kean, who is in two of the exhibited painting and Shaunsi Miller, the artist at the exhibit.
A fundraiser for the completion of Fort Christian by the  St. Thomas Historical Trust was launched on Sunday at Yacht Haven Grande. It will run through the first of February.
On exhibit is a collection of more than forty original painting by Shansi Miller. The series is entitled the "Lady in Red Visits"  and portrays a woman, dressed in a red skirt, visiting well known sites in St.Thomas as she interacts with other people known in the community. Although the paintings are small in dimension, the detail is incredible, with an amazing use … (6 comments)

st thomas: Golf Course Condo For Sale In St. Thomas, Virgin Islands - 01/20/14 10:58 PM

You know you have arrived at the Mahogany Run Golf Course,St. Thomas, Virgin Islands when you see this sign.
 What an awesome place to be able to live, a golf course condo. Right on one of the stellar golf courses in the Caribbean. An extensive remodeled one bedroom condo, with new flooring throughout, a completely new bathroom, extended bedroom, energy saving appliances, on demand hot water heater and a dedicated generator with an automatic transfer switch,  which can independently support the entire unit in the event of a power outage.
Located on the North side of St. Thomas in a gated, golf community with … (6 comments)

st thomas: The Perfect Home for Family and Entertaining - 11/23/13 12:07 AM
This lovely home has a Spanish flair with a covered courtyard just steps from the front door. The pool in not the typical "splash" pool you find on St. Thomas, but a good size. There is a jetted tub that accommodates six people. The home and all indoor/outdoor living spaces are wired for appliances as well as a sound system. there are three bedrooms and three bathrooms in the the main house. The en suite master tub is jetted as well.  The pool house has a powder room and there is an efficiency apartment beside the pool.
Your friends will look … (2 comments)

st thomas: Open Houses in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands - 09/16/13 12:39 AM
The open houses on St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands included the two homes below. Paradise Found! Waterfront with a pocket beach. Located in Peterborg on the North side of the island, the virtual tour is composed of my photos taken at the open house. The property consists of a six bedroom four and a half bathroom, 5,000 square foot villa and a two bedroom two and a half bathroom cottage. Offered at $1,350,000 USD.

Play VisualTour Here is another link to this property :Paradise Found
The second home that was open for viewing was located on the … (0 comments)

st thomas: Open Houses in Peterborg, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands - 08/02/13 06:22 AM
Wednesday was open house day on St. Thomas. There were two homes open in Peterborg . Peterborg is a neighborhood on the North side of St. Thomas. The neighborhood is on the  peninsula that helps to create world famous Magen's Bay.

Both homes are located on the Atlantic side of the peninsula of Peterborg. This side of Peterborg tends to be cooler. The breezes coming in off the deeper, cooler, Atlantic water and  are naturally more comfortable. The homes on the bay side tend to be a little warmer and require more air conditioning. 
Take a look and see … (4 comments)

st thomas: Home Owners on St. Thomas in the U.S.Virgin Islands - 05/31/13 12:55 AM
Home owners in St. Thomas the U S. Virgin Islands, often close in an attorney's offices. Title companies are not usually used here; although many law firms have closely affiliated title companies.

At the closing table from the left to right: Ann Picard, selling Broker; Amalie Parrot, seller's attorney; Attorney Leigh Goldman and his Paralegal, representing the buyer and the bank; a peak of the buyers hands, Leah and Johnny. And, oh yeah, that is my junk in the foreground. I was the listing Broker.

Proud new home owners in St. Thomas. Leah and Johnny … (0 comments)

st thomas: Home For Sale In St. Thomas - 03/29/13 11:34 AM

st thomas: Homes for Sale in St. Thomas, Open Houses In St. Thomas - 03/27/13 10:20 AM

This is the view from the balcony of a home that was open for broker viewing today in St. Thomas.
Located in Estate Lerkenlund on the North side of St. Thomas, this concrete home has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, is approximately 2,135 sq. ft. with deeded access to the pristine waters of Magen's Bay. There is a path in your front yard that leads directly to the water so you can enjoy swimming, snorkling, and kayaking.The home enjoys an open floor plan and cool breezes. Offered at $559,000 MLS 13-331.
Another home shown today was located on the North … (3 comments)

st thomas: Seven Cruise Ships in Town! St. Thomas VI - 03/26/13 11:35 AM

VITEMA- The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Authority, the entity that notifies us of hazardous spills, hurricanes and earthquakes; sent out an e-mail this evening warning resident there will be seven cruise ships in port in St. Thomas tomorrow. They noted we should use extreme caution around tourist attractions.
The average cruise ship arriving in St. Thomas, holds somewhere around  5,000 people, some more. The general population of St. Thomas is usually 56,000 people, Which means that our population will increase by about 60% for about 8 hours. Wow, we are excited to see you all, I hope each person has a memorable … (5 comments)

st thomas: Things to do in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands - 03/19/13 09:36 PM
All kinds of musical events take place throughout the Caribbean Islands. You may want to check out this up coming event!

st thomas: St. Thomas, Home for Sale, Great Investment for the New Year - 12/30/12 06:57 AM
This three bedroom two bath home for sale on St. Thomas has just been listed and is a steal of a deal. If you have decide 2013 is the year you will purchase your home, you need to look at this home.
Located on the South side of the island in cool and breezy Bonne Esperances, not far from the university, the airport and town. This new listing  of an ideal family home for sale on St. Thomas is a solid concrete home, with views of the Caribbean Sea and it has a studio apartment to help with the mortgage or … (6 comments)

st thomas: St. Thomas, Virgin Islands - Open Houses - 12/06/12 10:22 AM
In St. Thomas, Virgin Islands open houses are generally for brokers but customers are welcome.
This week we had five properties where brokers held open houses. Be sure to click on the photo tab in the upper right corner of each listing so you can view all the pictures of each property.
1-7 Bakkeroe is a spacious and gracious home on the South side of St. Thomas with a wonderful Harbor view  It is a five bedroom, six and a half bathroom home, with approximately seven thousand square feet on three levels, Offered at $3,950,000.
2 DD Bjerge Gade is a beautifully restored home in a historic … (6 comments)

st thomas: Chirstmas on St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands - 12/04/12 10:29 PM
The holidays are upon us and many people like to spend Christmas on St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands. Those of us who live here are also feeling the holiday spirit. 
Here are some things to do as the holiday approaches:
1. The traditional lighting of the Christmas Tree in Havensite is scheduled to kick off the season on December 5, 2012. merchants will be open late and discounts will be offered to celebrate the beginning of Christmas on St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands.
2. This fundraising Concert
Don't miss out!  

st thomas: Kenneling Pets in St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands - 11/22/12 04:23 AM
                  My Shiba Inu with orchids I grew on our partial constructed deck in St. Thomas, Virgin islands
I live in paradise, but every once in a while I get the urge to travel out side St. Thomas and the Virgin Islands. I have a dog, a Shiba Inu, named Foxie. She was a wedding gift from my husband and was a fuzzy, 4 oz. cutie when I received her. I have to make arrangements to care for her when I travel.
There are several Veterinarians on St. Thomas and in the Virgin Islands. I … (3 comments)

st thomas: Thanksgiving - Dining Out in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands - 11/20/12 07:50 AM

Whether you are a full time resident of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands or just here on vacation. Some people don't feel like cooking on the holiday, It is nice to take a break and to use that time to fully enjoy the family.
One of my choices for dining out for holidays is the The Ritz Carlton. Normally I shy away from buffets but this one is exquisite. On most holidays there is a lavish banquet prepared and severed in a large dining room just off of the water. The ambiance is great and the service is … (5 comments)

st thomas: Wintberg, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands - Home of Sale - 11/19/12 05:46 AM
This is a modern home, perched on Wintberg Peak, in Estate Wintberg, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; completely renovated and air conditioned. A four bedroom, four bathroom home on the North side of the Island, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. This Wintberg home has a horseshoe driveway and court yard pool. This home in Wintberg, in the Virgin Islands is furnished in a modern zen style. If desired the furnishing can be included for the right price. The kitchen in this Wintberg home has birch cabinets and stainless appliances. The bathrooms are finished with natural travertine. There is a formal dining … (2 comments)

st thomas: Home for Sale, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands - 11/03/12 10:20 AM

The home depicted in the slide show above is available for sale in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. It was one of the homes presented via Broker reciprocity during open houses to the Brokers on island 10/30/12.
This rustic A frame house is a two bedroom one bathroom home on the walk-in level with a renovated studio apartment upstairs.  The bathroom and bedrooms in the main home, have been nicely renovated as well. The yard is a cleared, relatively flat yard making the home a great place to raise children. The neighborhood is an established, quiet one. The homes in … (3 comments)

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