STX News

On a monthly basis, we send out our newsletter with current St Croix news and upcoming events. We try to give a glimpse into life on our incredible island and hope it entices you to come feel the sand between your toes.

NEW St Croix Area Reports (March 2024)

NEW St Croix Area Reports (March 2024)

Monthly sales data, inventory, and days on market for the St. Croix, USVI real estate market is available in our downloadable Coldwell Banker real estate reports. The is a report for each category: Homes & Condos, Condos, Homes, and Land! If you are not familiar...

Taste of St Croix 2024

Taste of St Croix 2024

One of St. Croix’s most celebrated events is making a triumphant return for its 24th year! Taste of St. Croix returns on Thursday, April 18th to showcase St. Croix’s culinary scene from a host of restaurants, caterers, private chefs, and other culinary-based...

Home Selling Q&A: Why is a home not selling?

Home Selling Q&A: Why is a home not selling?

Question: “Why is a home not selling?" Chris's Answer: Here are 6 common reasons why a property is not selling on St. Croix: It’s in a problematic spot. As they say, in real estate it’s all about location. Tough locations aren’t always a reflection of the...

Home Selling Q&A: What Makes an Attractive Listing?

Home Selling Q&A: What Makes an Attractive Listing?

Question: “What makes an attractive listing?" Christie's Answer: Some of the sale listings we see on MLS (Multiple Listing Service) surprise us and NOT in a good way! The photos show the owners’ personal items on the counters or all over the bedrooms, photos are taken...

Florence Williams Public Library Reopens

Florence Williams Public Library Reopens

Christie is an avid reader and we are so excited to see the Florence Williams Public Library, a historic institution in downtown Christiansted finally reopen on April 9, 2024 after being shuttered by the 2017 hurricanes. As reported by the VI Daily News (article...

Preserving Ham’s Bluff Lighthouse

Preserving Ham’s Bluff Lighthouse

We saw op-ed articles on the St Croix Source and the VI Daily News urging the preservation of the Ham's Buff Lighthouse. Over the years, Olasee Davis (author of both op-ed pieces) has written several articles over the years about the need to preserve the historic...

New Nonstop Service to St Croix on Frontier Airlines

New Nonstop Service to St Croix on Frontier Airlines

Great news coming out of St. Croix! Travel demand to the island has seen a significant surge in the post-pandemic period, and will soon welcome a new airline to consider when booking travel to the big island. Ultra-low fare carrier Frontier Airlines recently announced...

NEW St Croix Area Reports (February 2024)

NEW St Croix Area Reports (February 2024)

Monthly sales data, inventory, and days on market for the St. Croix, USVI real estate market is available in our downloadable Coldwell Banker real estate reports. The is a report for each category: Homes & Condos, Condos, Homes, and Land! If you are not familiar...

What are the top 5 hidden costs to buying a home or condo?

What are the top 5 hidden costs to buying a home or condo?

Question: “What are the top 5 hidden costs to buying a home or condo?" Chris' Answer: We get this question a lot. In the excitement of finding your island home, keep these costs in mind: Closing costs, prepaid fees, and other fees. Getting a loan costs money. Plan on...

Project Promise: Empowering the Youth of St. Croix

Project Promise: Empowering the Youth of St. Croix

One of St. Croix’s most rewarding nonprofits is celebrating its 10th year in service to the community! Incorporated on January 24, 2014, Project Promise is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to nurturing the potential of young individuals in the territory....