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Barbara Birt

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1 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Sales Agent, Real Estate License, US Virgin Islands (8 years experience)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Relocation

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Succinctly put, here is what I offer my clients:  wise counsel, patience, responsiveness, executive attention, local knowledge, good humor (!) and respect for lifestyle and choices. Your time is valuable.  My service is as well.  Let's merge the two as you ponder your options.  Whether you're buying, selling or leasing property on St. Thomas, I will make sure your real estate choices are well informed and dovetail with your tastes, needs, timetable and budget. If you're new to the tropics, I understand very well the process of transitioning to island life. I was new myself some 10 years ago, having settled here as the mother of three daughters. I am happy and privileged to call St. Thomas my home, and I would be delighted to assist you with your housing search in hopes you, too, can say the same.  Let's get acquainted and discuss your real estate needs - 340-690-9995. 


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About Barbara Birt: <p> </p> <p>Succinctly put, here is what I offer my clients:&nbsp; wise counsel, patience, responsiveness, executive attention, local knowledge, good humor (!) and respect for lifestyle and choices.&nbsp;Your time is valuable.&nbsp; My service is as well.&nbsp; Let's merge the two as you ponder your options.&nbsp; Whether you're buying, selling or leasing property on St. Thomas, I will make sure your real estate choices are well informed and dovetail with your tastes, needs, timetable and budget. If you're new to the tropics, I understand very well the process of transitioning to island life. I was new myself some 10 years ago, having settled here as the mother of three daughters. I am happy and privileged to call St. Thomas my home, and I would be delighted to assist you with your housing search in hopes you, too, can say the same.&nbsp; Let's get acquainted and discuss your real estate needs -&nbsp;340-690-9995.&nbsp;</p> <br/> <p/>

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  • For Sale
  • For Rent
  • Sold

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Past Sales  

(3 all-time)
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I cannot say enough about Barbara and her expertise. We are now happy St. Thomas homeowners and without her diligence, it never would have happened.<br/><br/>First of all, from the beginning, she did not show us listings that were only hers. Common practice in the US to show all listings, but not so much in the USVI. She called us whenever she had a new tip, she researched and she sent pictures.<br/><br/>Seaglass Properties has a fantastic automatic notification when new properties come on the market, or when prices change. I can tell you that this tool is invaluable. That tool is the one reason that we are homeowners in St. Thomas. Every time we received a notification and had questions, Barbara was there to answer the questions. <br/><br/>We made an offer based on the website notification and a price that was lowered, but we were so busy at home that we could not go to the islands for the survey and the inspection. Barbara was there and on the phone with us during the process. This is above and beyond what we expect most brokers would do, let alone, understand. During our negotiations, Barbara was in Ireland. No matter the day or time, she picked up the phone, and did her job. (sorry about that Barbara) <br/><br/>Barbara is experienced with both the listing and selling ends of real estate. She is realistic, she is responsive and above all, Barbara is honest.<br/><br/>We are in the real estate business in the states. Thought we had it all covered but USVI is very different. Barbara's advice, as well as the company that backs her up - invaluable. <br/><br/>Barbara, after our recent transaction, the number under your name "5.0" "(6.0)" It should be "10". Cannot thank you enough. 3 years of diligent looking and a difficult closing but you made it happen. Thanks so much.

  

11/03/2014 - secondgeneration
Bought a home in 2014 in VI 00802.

I cannot say enough about Barbara and her expertise. We are now happy St. Thomas homeowners and without her diligence, it never would have happened.

First of all, from the beginning, she did not show us listings that were only hers. Common practice in the US to show all listings, but not so much in the USVI. She called us whenever she had a new tip, she researched and she sent pictures.

Seaglass Properties has a fantastic automatic notification when new properties come on the market, or when prices change. I can tell you that this tool is invaluable. That tool is the one reason that we are homeowners in St. Thomas. Every time we received a notification and had questions, Barbara was there to answer the questions.

We made an offer based on the website notification and a price that was lowered, but we were so busy at home that we could not go to the islands for the survey and the inspection. Barbara was there and on the phone with us during the process. This is above and beyond what we expect most brokers would do, let alone, understand. During our negotiations, Barbara was in Ireland. No matter the day or time, she picked up the phone, and did her job. (sorry about that Barbara)

Barbara is experienced with both the listing and selling ends of real estate. She is realistic, she is responsive and above all, Barbara is honest.

We are in the real estate business in the states. Thought we had it all covered but USVI is very different. Barbara's advice, as well as the company that backs her up - invaluable.

Barbara, after our recent transaction, the number under your name "5.0" "(6.0)" It should be "10". Cannot thank you enough. 3 years of diligent looking and a difficult closing but you made it happen. Thanks so much.
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10/06/2014 - user98393783
Showed home in 2013.

Sea Glass agent Barbara Birt is one of the finest real estate agents I have worked with anywhere. For over a year, and never having met met me, Barbara acted as my eyes and ears in a search of my perfect home investment in the US Virgin Islands.

I live in NYC and came to trust Barbara’s intuitive guidance, critical judgment, and unflappable ethical commitment that ultimately steered me toward what was in my best interests. Her investigative reporting background makes her an astute listener and reliable communicator, who will dig for subtle details essential to making an informed offer. She not only perused the MLS, she also undertook exhaustive on-site due diligence on my behalf, photographing and documenting every inch of a property.

Barbara is an professional and patient realist who truly understands the value of relationships. She will tell you that her expertise is St. Thomas and if she cannot find the place for you there, she will find the ‘best’ person to help you in St John or St. Croix. When we ran out of viable places in St. Thomas, Barbara continued to morally support my search without any expectation of self gain until I finally found the best place for me.

If you are looking for a trustworthy, thorough, and competent real estate agent, I recommend Barbara Birt without reservation.
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09/21/2014 - nelg48
Bought a home in 2014.

this person is a professional in every sense of the word ! I have never met a realtor with her persona ! her word is her bond. she was consumed and very concerned with meeting the needs of her customer . she was excellent with bringing the seller and the buyer to middle ground !

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