What to Evaluate When Making A Purchase Offer

The window of opportunity for purchasing a new home or condo in the Myrtle Beach and Grand Strand area is prime. Inventory and sales are steadily rising. If you are considering purchasing in the Grand Strand area there are several things to consider. Following are five considerations a professional real estate agent will help you [...]

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, [...]

A Growing Myrtle Beach Housing Market

Myrtle Beach continues to see growth in the housing market as the Grand Strand approaches its beautiful summer months. Zillow, an online real estate database, reported that home values in Myrtle Beach have risen 9.4% over the past year, with the median home value for Myrtle Beach sitting at $111,000 for February 2014. The median price 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 [...]

Buy Now for More House in Myrtle Beach

A prime factor in determining how much house you can afford is the level of the interest rates you will adopt – the higher the rate, the smaller amount of house you will likely be able to afford. As the housing market continues to experience growth, especially within the Grand Strand real estate market, the [...]

How To Get the Best Myrtle Beach Home Loan

Buying season is upon us and many are wondering if they could be in the market for a new condo or residential property. With the economic recovery gaining some traction, mortgage lenders are beginning to accept and approve loan applicants that only a few months ago were declined due to borderline credit risk. On March [...]

Falling Mortgage Rates and Climbing Myrtle Beach Home Values

The prime window of opportunity to purchase a new house or condo in Myrtle Beach seems to be remaining open for the time being. If you’ve been debating with the idea of searching for a new home or condo, now is the time to make the leap and start the search for your new home, [...]

Basic Home Financing Terms

Whether you are looking to refinance, buy a primary home, or purchase a vacation get-away, understanding basic home financing terms is crucial to your real estate success. Here are a few terms to get you started. Interest Rate The interest rate is the number used to calculate the interest payment the borrower owes the lender [...]

The Signs of An Improving Housing Market

Paul Dales, top economist for Capital Economics Ltd. commented recently about the improving housing market, saying, “The bottom is behind us. I don’t think we will return to anything like the exceptional booming market we had five years ago (but) we will have a very steady, slow recovery, but a recovery nonetheless.” There are several [...]

Is My Loan Really Approved?

In today’s real estate market your loan approval plays a pivotal role in negotiations and offer acceptance. Securing a firm loan commitment from your lender is the key to not only a successful closing of your new home but an advantage in negotiating the best price. It also puts you in the best position to [...]