Why A Real Estate Agent Matters

March is almost upon us, which means we are getting closer to the beautiful summer months of the Grand Strand. There isn’t a more perfect time than now to begin the process for purchasing your your dream vacation or second home in Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand area. Before you begin your home search, [...]

Full Steam Ahead….Sort of

Back in mid-2012 we began reporting that the Grand Strand real estate market was poised for growth. In late 2012 the market began seeing light and continued improvements, setting single-family home sales records for 2013. There were many factors contributing to the growth for The Grand Strand last year, factors that included ample inventory of [...]

Start With Loan Appoval When Buying

We know the Grand Strand makes it easy to get distracted. You have the beach, golf, dining, and dozens of fun activities. When searching for that primary or second home in the beautiful Myrtle Beach area make sure you do a few things to make the buying process smooth and easy. If you’re entering the [...]

Myrtle Beach Condo Sales On The Rise

Economic data which we’ll present here reveals that it’s still a great time to become a home or condo buyer in the Grand Strand. Condo inventory has pretty much leveled off during the last quarter of 2013 and is down about 3 percent when you compare the last 12 months. Because of the supply and [...]

What The Market Says About 2014

The housing market is moving along at a strong pace early in this first quarter of 2014, with new homes coming on the market and still-low mortgage rates inviting home owners, both new and old, into the market. But what do the numbers say about the recovery and what is to be expected in the [...]

4 Home Buying Tips to Help You Today

The new year is under way and the allure of Myrtle Beach and the surrounding Grand Strand has many coming to this beautiful hot spot, both temporarily for vacation or get-away, and permanently making this their address. Investment opportunities, vacation homes, and permanent residences await both old and newcomers alike. If you are thinking about [...]

Housing Market Outlook for 2014

This new year starts with a change in the current economic recovery. The Fed will now be purchasing $40 billion in Treasuries and $35 billion in Mortgage bonds, instead of the $85 billion purchased in Treasuries and Bonds in years past in efforts to stimulate the economy. The Fed’s latest tapering of it’s Bond purchase [...]

New Year’s Resolutions for Home Buyers

The new year is here, and if you’re in the market to purchase a new home or condo, or just thinking about it, the beginning of the new year represents your time of opportunity. For one thing, fewer people want to get out and go house hunting during the winter months, so there is less [...]

Home Selling Strategies for the Holidays

There are exactly 10 days before 2014 arrives, and only four days until Santa comes! If you’re a homeowner looking to sell during the holidays, you have a lot of competition. Unlike other normal buying and selling periods, you’re competing with Christmas parties, shopping, holiday trips, and other holiday things people often do which take [...]

Santa’s Market Outlook

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening . . . Recent market news and market activity for the rest of 2013 could have a big impact on where home loan rates go as we head into the new year.  Freddie Mac reported Thursday that the 30 year fixed rate mortgage rate averaged 4.42% for the week ending [...]