Johnsons Bay

Pending home sales have increased for seven straight months, the longest in the series of the index which began in 2001, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contracts signed in August, rose 6.4 percent to 103.8 from a reading of 97.6 in July, and is 12.4 percent above August 2008 when it was 92.4. The index is at the highest level since March 2007 when it was 104.5.

Here on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the real estate market is showing new life.  Buyers who have been on the sidelines are back in the game.  The good news for buyers is that prices here have fallen and there are deals to be had.  To get in on the action contact me at: