Grand Strand Residential Inventory Rising

Grand Strand Residential Outlook The inventory for residential homes in the Grand Strand area is showing an upward trend that has continued from the end of 2013. Per MLS (Paragon) as of April 11, 2014 there are 5,168 residential homes on the market in Horry and Georgetown Counties.  This is typical to see an upward [...]

Overlooked Real Estate Tax Breaks

Whether you’re buying a primary residence in Myrtle Beach or buying a vacation home in the Grand Strand area, there are a few, often overlooked tax breaks for homeowners that could help you save some money when filing your taxes. A tax code of over 73,000 pages means that sometimes people miss the good stuff, [...]

Staging Tips for Any Grand Strand Listing

When it comes to selling your home or condo a professional real estate agent will get down to strategy and selling tactics. One of the most effective tactics is the staging conversation. Effective staging is critical, but many home sellers have a blind spot to their own home. They have seen their home the way [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

5 Signs You Should Explore Selling

Myrtle Beach offers beautiful beaches, endless things to do for entertainment, and a vibrant and diverse culture, so it’s no wonder many want to live in this hot vacation destination spot. In fact, that may be the reason you live in Myrtle Beach. But what if you’re stuck in a home you don’t want to be [...]