Strategies for Getting the Most Home for Your Buck

It’s easy to get caught up looking at features when shopping for your dream home. Deciding which features are essential and which are a bonus is an important first step in knowing what to look for in your next home purchase. Making sure you have the right knowledge and resources to successfully navigate the entire [...]

More Encouraging Myrtle Beach Market News

Last week, there were several reports containing good news. The good news on the labor front was last week’s Initial Jobless Claims, which fell to 339,000. This is the lowest level in over four years. Along with this drop came word of the drop in the unemployment rate to 7.8% in September. Along the same [...]

3 Strategies to Keeping Your Home Properly Insured

The realization that your insurance coverage might be lacking often comes too little too late. In truth, purchasing the correct amount of homeowners insurance relative to your needs isn’t difficult and won’t create or add onto a financial burden. It’s a needed safety net that will protect you should disaster strike. If you are thinking [...]

Understanding the Home Buying Process

Buying a home can be one of the biggest purchases you will ever make; therefore, it’s especially important that you are familiar with the home buying process to get the most out of your journey into a new home. Here are three basic steps in the home buying process: 1. Getting A Mortgage Securing Your [...]

Investment and Vacation Home Sales Surging

According to The National Association of Realtors®, sales of investment and vacation homes jumped in 2011, with the combined market share rising to the highest level since 2005. Existing and new home sale transactions in 2011 show investment-home sales surged an extraordinary 64.5 percent to 1.23 million last year, from 749,000 in 2010. Vacation homes [...]

Home Mortgage Rates Have Responded

Last week we kept our eye on the direction of a few economic reports that would impact how the market would react. Today we can definitely say that impact was felt in stocks while bonds rallied and home mortgage loan rates responded. Helping bonds was the reports on both the wholesale and consumer levels. The [...]

5 Keys to Selling Your Myrtle Beach Home In Less Time

Successfully selling your home in less time requires an appeal story that can captivate any potential buyer. Here are 5 keys to selling your Myrtle Beach home in less time: 1. Disconnecting From Your Home The first step that any home seller must overcome is to disengage from the home without removing all its personality. [...]

What A Property In Myrtle Beach Really Costs

If you are planning to purchase a property in the near future in the Myrtle Beach area, you will likely be elated by the residential and condo prices that you will find on the market. The purpose of this article is to help you prepare for the day in which you close on the sale [...]

Do I Need a Home Inspection?

Buying a home is a big decision, and probably the largest investment you will make. If problems are overlooked or unseen when you purchase a home, there can be long-lasting and expensive consequences. Before you commit to finalizing a purchase, you have the opportunity to hire a home inspector who can expose potential problems, and [...]