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“Hooray! Happy to be a newly branded islander!

Thank you so much for all your excellent work and support with this deal. I must say between you and the sellers it was an absolutely positive experience. Please pass along my best to them as they made everything so seamless with the transfer of items and very detailed information.

Stephanie Mann did an excellent job here on the ground here in St. Croix and represented your team at a very high level. Stephanie was very welcoming and accommodating. She assisted with all necessary tasks needed to smoothly transition onto the island.
Thank you everyone!”

– Tim Spooner, 2023

“We have used Kim for two transactions now, for the purchase of a condo in 2014, and for the sale of the same condo in 2023, and we could not be happier with her service. She is extremely responsive, reliable and knowledgeable in all aspects of St. Croix real estate. Stephanie also assisted in the 2023 transaction, and it was such a pleasure to work with her as well. They made the whole process easy.”

– Bob Sifnaides and Jamila Hammad, 2023

“I’m so happy I called you, Kim. You and Mary Beth and Morgan are total professionals going above and beyond for me. I will happily recommend Island Life Real Estate to anyone who needs a realtor. Curt Otto, my attorney, also went the eXtra mile for me. I’m glad I hired his firm, too.”
– Claire S. Poulsen, 2021

“Kim is a consummate professional and a lovely person to boot. Of all the people we dealt with during our home purchase on Saint Croix, she was the most dependable.”
– Roger Pitman, 2021

“We purchased our home in St Croix through Kim Lucas in 2014. We selected Kim because of the information contained on her website. We fell in love with the island after our first trip in 2012 but as tourists, we were not sure how will we actually knew the island. The information on Kim’s site was very frank, “this island is not for everyone” she said. She presented not a sales pitch but a cautionary discussion on all of the reasons why we might not want to purchase a home on St Croix. My wife and I were surprised by the frankness but immediately knew this was the person we needed to represent and guide us. In the end, once we saw the spectacular view nothing she said made any difference but it was comforting to know that we went into the deal with our eyes wide open;-) We couldn’t be happier with our purchase or our agent!”
Rob Goodwin, Miner Street Properties LLC, 2020

“We were extremely satisfied with your services during our condo search. And yes, we would highly recommend you and your firm. I really appreciated the tools from your website, the different guides had a wealth of information. The bulk of this search and decision was done via email since we were unable to physically come to see the condo. You always responded very timely to our correspondence, even during your personal time. Again, thank you for your service and all your help and suggestions. We look forward to meeting you in person next month!”
– Jeff and Robin Sparks, 2020

“My family and I moved to the island from Austin, TX. Kim made it such a smooth transition for us. We spoke over the phone several times before travel and she was so helpful in answering our questions and promptly set up a time to meet and scheduled tours for our trip. Within the first day, we found our dream home! She was great closing the deal and helping us along the journey of being first-time homeowners! I would trust her wholeheartedly again if we ever choose to sell or buy again in the future.”
Veronica Adams, 2019

“Kim Lucas is always prompt with replies to emails which was a huge plus for me and sometimes hard to find on island where everyone is so laid back. She helped with more than just finding me the perfect home but also introducing me around once I moved down here. She even helped me find work as I’m a freelance photographer and most work in my field comes by word of mouth… so that was incredibly helpful! She is really easy to work with and became more than a real estate agent after finding me the perfect house… I’d now consider her a friend. She truly goes above and beyond for her clients.”
Misty Winter, 2018

“Well, Kim, I’m delighted. You are Awesome. I’m so glad I choose you. You have been attentive, thorough, and very professional. You know your “stuff” and how to get things done in a timely matter and without hesitation. You’re the reason this went smoothly. You are The Best!!”
Richard Turner, 2017

“Kim Lucas is by far the most responsive and professional Real Estate agent I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. My wife and I decided to take advantage of a buyers’ market and look for a retirement home on St Croix now even though we are a few years away from retirement. We sent Kim a link to one house we were interested in and she sent us back several that were perfect fits. We spent two days with her on St Croix and she found us the perfect house. We closed a few months later. But it didn’t end there. She was also able to find tenants for us to rent it to until we decide to retire full-time and has also been very helpful with finding people to help us manage the property while we are off-island.”
Paul Groppe, 2016

“We had the pleasure of working with Kim and her Team at St Croix Island Life for approximately three years prior to purchasing a property in 2015. During our search, there was always someone available to answer questions and provide insights. Kim was instrumental in guiding us through the negotiation and closing process. Kim and her Team were also a wealth of information on local service providers. We always found them to be very knowledgeable and professional, and St Croix Island Life has our highest recommendation.”
Tom & Linda Smith, 2015

“I wouldn’t buy a house in the Virgin Islands with anyone but St Croix Island Life. Kim genuinely cares about her clients & went above and beyond for us when we bought our home. I can’t recommend her agency highly enough!”
Lisa Gay, 2015

“Kim was wonderful! She worked with me during several house-hunting trips to the island to find the perfect house to fit my needs. Kim is Very personable, caring and willing to go ‘the extra mile’ for you.”
Jan Buttler, 2015

“If you’re moving or buying a vacation property in St. Croix, there is no better Realtor® then Kim Lucas. I can’t go into detail of what she has done for us but she has gone above and beyond what any normal person would do for anybody, considering the situation we were put in by our horrible Realtor® back home! Kim asked us what we were looking for in a house and immediately found exactly what we were looking for, and negotiated a contract that favored us without us having to be here!! So like I said look no further. She is the best Realtor® I have ever had the pleasure to work with and I cannot say enough good things about her. I give her the highest rating available.” – Brian D’Amour, 2015

“Kim and her team at St Croix Island Life went way out of their way to make our transition from California as smooth as possible after finding us the house of our dreams. She/they care!”
George Pereira, 2015

“Kim is efficient, professional, and dedicated to her clients. She really put in the time and effort to find just the right home for us and went the extra mile both before and after our purchase. Four thumbs up!!”
Belinda Moran, 2015

“We had not bought property in over 15 years, let alone a place in the Caribbean. Kim guided us and learned more about us as the process went on. We were only on St. Croix for 24 hours when we made our offer. Kim was fantastic to work with and saved us a lot of money in the negotiations (obviously not her first rodeo). We are thinking of getting another place here and Kim will not only be our first call, but our only call.” – Michael Hogan, 2015

“Kim was the best! We did tons of homework before we arrived on what properties we wanted to see. After Kim showed us many properties we purchased a property that was not on our list because she went above and beyond even our expectations. She is very knowledgeable about the island and a lot of fun to be around. She is the best.”
Paul Tomlinson, 2015

“If I decide to rent/buy on STX, I’ll definitely come back to you. I’ve evaluated you as a highly knowledgeable and professional Realtor®, straight to the point, and easy to deal with.”
Client Referral, 2014

“I am a partner in an Ohio real estate development company. I have worked with many fine real estate professionals as we have grown our company. Kim Lucas is by far the most outstanding Realtor® I have had the pleasure to work with. She helped us navigate the process of buying outside of the US with skill and aplomb. For example, since current mortgage requirements are more stringent than ever we were quite grateful when Kim tapped the large network of professionals she works with and introduced us to a very skilled mortgage broker. Kim also has a wide circle of craftsmen and tradespeople who can assist any possible need. She has made the whole process of being an absentee landlord much easier! In fact we plan to buy our next St Croix property with Kim and recommend her highly to both new residents and investors.”
M. Taylor, 2014

“Kim has been our third Realtor® on this northwest Prosperity Hill fantasy property on the Island of St. Croix. She has put much more energy into the presentation and showing of this land than either of the previous agents. Her video is excellent and creative. If you have not seen the video, request a viewing. If you have not seen the land, for whatever reason, request a viewing. You will enjoy this magnificently elevating environment and Kim is delightful and very forthright.”
C. Male, 2014

“I purchased a home in St Croix in Jan of 2014 with Kim as agent. She was very professional, but at the same time fun to be around. Kim is very responsive and knowledgeable about the market, and about the island in general. She is not locked into just a few properties, but is happy to show any property on the island. Kim went the extra mile, or several miles with tours of the island, and even some shopping in several interior design studios so that I could see what was available on the island. I can recommend Kim Lucas without reservation as a Realtor® extraordinaire should you find yourself in the market for a home on the beautiful island of St Croix.”
M. Johnson, 2014

“I’ve bought and sold many houses over the years but I have never been in better hands than I am with you and your Team at St Croix Island Life. I am very pleased with the way you are representing me. Thanks.”
D. Herman, 2013

“This was possible because of you. Kim, we would like to thank you for making the start of our dream possible. Your patience and knowledge were of great help to us. And most of all we felt comfortable with you. Thank you very, very much. My family is complimenting you, on what a great deal it is for that area.”
The Phillips, 2013

“We now call St. Croix home since buying our beautiful property with the professional guidance of Kim Lucas and her Sotheby’s team. Kim has an innate understanding of St. Croix and conducts business in a transparent, ethical and friendly manner. Her knowledge and enthusiasm for St. Croix encouraged us every step of the way. St. Croix is a rural, beautiful West Indian island paradise, a US territory with a Cruzan personality that sets it apart from all others in the USVI and BVI. The natural beauty of St. Croix’s beaches, rain forest, flora and fauna reminded us of another era, reminiscent of the Old Caribbean, Hawaii, or the California coast in the 1930’s. The “east meets west” towns of Christiansted and Fredriksted boast beautiful, authentic colonial architecture to please the eye. The local Cruzan culture is distinct and inclusive; it’s a great place to live or vacation. We are very thankful for the warm welcome we have received since moving to our new home. We can’t imagine a better Realtor® than Kim Lucas when considering a home, condo or land purchase in St. Croix.”
Teri and Jeffrey Anderholm, 2013

“I want you to know how much we appreciate everything you have done for us. It was because of you we have been able to fulfill our dream of owning a home in the Caribbean. From the beginning with your handling of the purchase, through the renovations and your making our home a successful vacation rental, your level of professionalism and commitment to our success have been outstanding. There is no one I would rather work with in any real estate venture. You have shown time and again that you look out for our best interests. When I have had concerns, you have acted right away. You very well may be the most reliable person on St. Croix! You certainly have been for us.”
Chris Horton, 2012

“You will be SO happy that you chose to work with Kim Lucas & Buyer Agent St Croix–we always felt we were in the best of hands. Kim is so warm & friendly, and is brilliant at showing you around St Croix and making you feel at home during your search. She showed us a variety of suitable houses in different areas of the island–and we were thrilled with the house we eventually purchased. She is very supportive and both she and her partner Chuck suggested great (specific) questions for buyers to ask during the whole process. We felt that they had our best interests at heart & were secure throughout the search & closing process.”
Jack Isgro & Melissa Sydeman, 2011

“When my husband and I decided to buy a vacation condo in St Croix, we needed someone who would work closely with us thru the process. The first real estate agent we contacted left us high and dry. I then contacted Kim and she has been great. Kim worked with us on our schedules for showing us property and was very patient in answering our many questions. She was there every step of the way and now that we have our condo, Kim will be handling our vacation rentals. We have truly enjoyed working with Kim and would highly recommend her. Thanks to Kim, this has been a very postitive experience and we are very happy with our St Croix condo!”
Theresa Kennedy, 2011

“Initially we e-mailed a few Realtors® asking several questions about the real estate, the area, the move and comparing to the states. Kim was not only the first to respond but in great detail answering each question and giving additional resources. She is extremely knowledgeable and was invaluable in helping us find a home here in St. Croix. Her generosity in helping us throughout all of our move was extremely helpful. We can’t imagine having done this move without her. Not only is she our Realtor® but now a good friend. We would highly recommend Kim for any of your Realtor® needs.”
Darrell & Deanna Davidson, 2011

“As a licensed General Contractor from NC, I have a very critical eye for detail and know exactly what I do and don’t want in a property. When the time was right for my girlfriend and me to begin our property search in St. Croix, we found Kim Lucas online and set up an initial meeting to begin the process. We explained to Kim that we were simply in the early stages of our search and that we did not intend to buy anytime soon. Despite hearing that, Kim put forth great efforts to introduce us to the island, explaining all the options we had to consider, pros & cons, legal issues, financial considerations, etc. Kim showed us dozens of properties all over St. Croix, and with each tour, she always took time to point out the various assets and pitfalls of each property. When the time came for us to finally make our selection, Kim went far beyond her role as our Realtor®. She helped us to secure a reliable surveyor, introduced us to various lenders, set us up with a local title attorney, and stayed on top of the entire closing process to help prevent any delays. If you are considering a real estate purchase on St. Croix, I would encourage you to meet with Kim. She is fun, honest, knows the island top to bottom, and will absolutely look out for your best interests. In my opinion, she is truly one of a kind!”
John Holden, 2010

“I am happy to share our excellent experience with Kim Lucas. We wanted to find a new home on St Croix before we made any decisions about our home in Virginia. Long story short, we found a wonderful home with Kim’s help and decided to move here permanently. Kim played a major role in us finding our new home and in helping answer a zillion questions about moving here. She worked hard on our behalf. In fact, we would never have known about our new home without Kim. The price had just dropped into our range and Kim told us about it because she understood what we were looking for. The home we bought was not her listing; in fact, who had each listing was not even discussed during our search process. We communicated with her by phone and internet all throughout the process. She was a resource to us unlike anyone else we had ever worked with related to real estate. I recommend her without exception. I hope everyone comes to St Croix and finds their dream house like we did.”
Sara Larch, 2010

“I wanted to let you know how happy Dan and I are with our condo purchase in St Croix. You were so patient and answered my many questions from the beginning until the end. At first, we were a little nervous about buying a condo so far away but the closing process was much easier than we thought. After transferring the funds, we only had to sign a few papers and the condo was ours! Even though we decided to come for the closing, it was nice to know we didn’t have to be there if we couldn’t make it. Everyone you recommended during the process was great to work with too. We are very excited to call St Croix our second home and look forward to many years of condo living on the island!”
Dan and Theresa Kennedy, 2010

“When we were searching for our dream home on St Croix, Kim did her very best to help us find the right one. We had never been to the island and were not familiar with all of the areas, so needed a lot of help. Thanks to Kim and her hard work, everything went much more smoothly, and we love the home she found for us! We are now using Kim as our Realtor® to sell our home, and we know we are in the best possible hands. We highly recommend Kim and her team!”
Mary and Bill Feerrar, 2010

“After I moved to St. Croix in Fall 2007, I approached several Realtors® to show me properties for purchase. Unfortunately, those Realtors® were only interested in showing me properties that were listed by them, and my repeated requests to them for providing me with additional information on some properties seemed to fall on deaf ears. I was fortunate to be referred to Kim Lucas, who impressed me with the quality of her professional service. Specifically, her promptness, complete transparency in her dealings, respect for the buyer’s requests, and the ever-smiling-and-cheerful attitude are some of her qualities that should inspire other Realtors® in St. Croix to follow in Kim’s steps. Upon my request, Kim showed me over 25 properties, and she demonstrated cheerful patience and understanding while I struggled with the process of making a decision. Today, I’m a proud homeowner in St. Croix, and I’m grateful that Kim was my Realtor®. Overall, Kim Lucas has raised the bar for quality of real estate service in the Virgin Islands!”
Manish Misra

“We’ve been dealing with Kim for 5 years now, having bought and sold several properties, land for subdivision and speculation, income properties and homes. Our real estate market is quite different here and Kim knows it well, and better than most. I’d trust her with our real estate management also.”
Bill Buck, 2007

“Although I have only recently had the opportunity to make Kim’s acquaintance, I am very impressed with her professionalism and integrity, and I believe you will come to the same conclusion.”
Steve Bresset