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It is a great time to consider purchasing real estate on St. Croix! Whether you want to buy your new forever home, vacation home, condo, piece of land, or investment property, you’ll need to consider a range of factors. For U.S. citizens dreaming of moving to the Caribbean, there’s no easier destination than the U.S .Virgin Islands. Known for its old world charm, new world conveniences and burgeoning culinary scene, St. Croix offers plenty of space, friendly people, sandy beaches, and beautiful weather.
Home values on St. Croix start under $200,000 and can go up to several million dollars. If you want extra income to put toward a mortgage, consider purchasing a rental villa. Also, many island properties include apartments or cottages that can be rented. Home sizes listed on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) are based on approximate interior square footage. Most of our mid-range to luxury homes also have ample covered galleries and outdoor living space.
Properties range in size from a quarter acre to large parcels. When choosing a location on St. Croix. you’ll want to consider things like: the direction of the prevailing trade winds, the view, road access to utilities, and the proximity to Christiansted or Frederiksted. Condo communities are a popular choice for those seeking high-quality, low-maintenance living. Thinking about building your dream home? Construction costs per square foot start at about $300 and go up from there, depending on your home site, finishings and amenities. No matter which part of the island you fall in love with, east end, west end, north shore, or south shore, St. Croix offers you so many so many options!
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you know... St. Croix is ringed by beaches of all shapes and
sizes, some are long white sand stretches, others are small patches
shaded by low sea grape trees and towering coconut palms. Some have
smooth sandy bottoms ideal for swimming, and others have rock and
coral-lined entries perfect for snorkeling!
Did you know... St. Croix is the only Caribbean Island where a diver can:
●Dive a wall that drops over 13,000 feet
●Dive a reef that is the largest living reef of any Caribbean Island
●Dive five wrecks that are within 100 yards of each other
●Dive a pier
YOU KNOW THAT... Many couples are opting to save the
money (not to mention the stress and hard work) of a big
wedding at home by escaping to a Caribbean island for a
combination wedding/honeymoon. Upon their return, they can
share the event by showing the video and photographs at an
All the islands are beautiful and, on some, weddings have become a major promotional tool. So why should you choose St. Croix above others?
YOU KNOW... In addition to it's long and rich multicultural
history, friendly people, open spaces, the blue sea and near perfect
year-round weather, there are a number of reasons to consider
relocating to St Croix. Most importantly, the U.S. Virgin Islands,
which includes St Croix, operate under U.S. law which is important
in both business and personal matters.
This means mainland US companies do business here including retail stores such as K-Mart, Radio Shack, Office Max, McDonald's and Wendy's. Also U.S. financial services including a variety of U.S. mortgage, insurance and banking companies offer local service. U.S. cellular phone companies including AT&T and Sprint, both operate here.more
The Ann E. Abramson Pier is named in honor of the Virgin Islands
Public Works Commissioner who was responsible for much of the
rejuvenation of the Frederiksted area. This is the pier where most
of the large cruise ships dock, as well as military ships,
submarines, and other naval vessels. From time to time, tall-ships
especially from Denmark, can be seen here.
The dock itself has been a favorite diving place especially for
viewing bright coral, sponges, and a multitude of fish life. A night
dive should reveal the sea-horses unique to this pier. Visitors
arriving at the pier often walk through the small town of
Frederiksted and walk to the nearby beaches and beach club