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St. Thomas Land Owner

I owned a piece of land on St. Thomas that I wanted to sell. With over 200 lots for sale on the island I wasn’t optimistic about selling quickly. I turned to Kerstin McConnell as I know that her company has the best marketing on the island and that she is able to reach buyers. Sure enough she was able to get the property sold in 60 days! I would recommend Kerstin and Sea Glass Properties to any buyer.

Tom and Nancy

My wife and I have been in the Virgin Islands for 12 years, having lived on all three Islands (STT, STJ and STX). During that time we had associations with multiple realtors while looking for property and finding adequate housing. We ended up owning 2 houses on St. Thomas which we decided to sell. We were introduced to Kerstin of Sea Glass Properties and found her to be a very knowledgeable, patient, pleasant and productive person to work with. Sea Glass has sold both of our houses, in a bad market, that met our expectations not only in price but timely as well. I would recommend Kerstin and Sea Glass Properties to anyone wanting to buy or sell property in the Virgin Islands. Thanks Kerstin. Tom and Nancy

National Guard

I am in the National Guard and was stationed in Guantanamo Bay. While I was there my fiance worked with Kerstin McConnell for six months, most times on weekends and after work trying to find a home that I could purchase when I got back. They narrowed it down to about three homes so that we were able to move quickly when I returned. I appreciate her professionalism throughout the process. I have recommended her to my co-workers in the National Guard who have also worked with her to purchase homes and I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking to purchase a home on St. Thomas.

Eric Bilger

My name is Eric Bilger and I have just purchased a home on St Thomas named Villa Viento and have worked with Kerstin and Nick at Sea Glass Properties for the better part of a year. I would highly recommend them to anyone that is in need of a top notch real estate team.

Having made many real estate purchases over the years in the Virgin Islands as well as New York i can honestly say they are the two best brokers you could ask for.

For nearly a year we searched for our dream home. We looked at dozens of homes had some fall through and yet they never tired from my endless questions and would always get back to you quickly.

Their level of professionalisim is unmatched to say the least by any other agent in the Virgin Islands. They have access to the best homes as they go up for sale and were as motivated as I was to help us find a home.

And the service throughout is what most impressed me the most. It is still on going. They have a team approach and have created a true network of contacts. Even after the closing they have helped me find various contractors for my property as well and they have been great too

In short I would highly recommend them and look to continue to use them going forward for years to come.

Sincerely, Eric Bilger

Tiffany Cassidy

Kerstin recently helped my husband and I purchase a condo on St. Thomas. We would recommend her without hesitation to anyone! She listens to your wish list and has a gift for knowing what will suit your needs and budget. It took us Nearly a year to find just the right fit, in the end she found the perfect space for us and called us before it even hit the MLS! So nice to work with a professional who not only returns your calls, but calls you when something new is about to be available! As first time home buyers in this area it was great to have an agent with a long list of contacts to help us navigate the world of mortgages, and all the other paperwork that goes along with the purchase of a home! 

Danny Charak

Nick did a wonderful job assisting me in finding a place on St. Thomas. Not only did he help me find exactly what I was looking for, he was also able to negotiate the rental price and maid service. Thanks Nick!

Rev. Andrew Jackson

One of the best things that happen to me in my relocation to St. Thomas was to call Sea Glass and speak with Jeff Saplis. After speaking with Jeff I felt as if I had spoken with someone that cared about helping me. I of course called other agencies in order to get a good view of what to expect in my relocation. Those other agencies did not make me feel as if they cared to help me. Jeff stayed in contact with me while I waited for my background check to finish. The check was prolonged longer that I expected but Jeff never gave up he called to check on my status and to let me know that he had a few rentals for me to consider. I told Jeff that I needed a furnished apartment because I did not have time to furnish one as I was expect to come in and start working right away. Jeff came through with the ideal apartment with and astonishing view, it was the first one I visited and I signed the same day.

I have since referred a co-worker that started the same time as I did who have no help when he arrived and chose a bad location with a substandard unit. Jeff found him his ideal apartment on the first try. Thank you Sea Glass. Thank you Jeff Saplis.

Lora Lee Mason

Our experience with Barbara Birt and Sea Glass Properties was outstanding. Barbara is easy to talk to and comfortable to be around, yet obviously very professional and knowledgeable. We highly recommend her services to anyone.


Nick I wanted to let you know your website is very user friendly, quick information, and I can check all islands. I will continue to check on your website.

Dan and Suzie Singh – relocated from Guam

Few people can compare to Barbara. She has a genuine concern for finding people the right home. She is not a real estate agent, but a friend to any who are fortunate enough to find her. Thorough, honest, hardworking and absolutely enjoyable. Barbara is a real gem! We recommend her unconditionally!