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10 Things to Consider Before Shopping for a Home in Myrtle Beach

Purchasing a new home is a big decision but with proper planning it can be a fun and pleasant experience. We have many Myrtle Beach homes for sale at this time and one of them is quite possibly the perfect home for you and your family.

Myrtle Beach homes for saleWe want to stress the importance of knowing exactly what you’re looking for and can afford before you ever begin your search and the following list will help you with that. Too many people have wasted countless hours looking at homes that were out of their price range when a little advance preparation would have streamlined the process for them.

Consider the following 10 things before you begin your search for that perfect property. We’re sure you’ll find it among the available Myrtle Beach homes for sale that are on the market at this time and we’d love to assist you with the process.

1. Location. Decide early what type of neighborhood or area you want to live in. Is it by the ocean, in a development set back away from the ocean, or in an area being newly developed.

2. Size. How large of a house do you need? While it’s great to have extra bedrooms for visiting guests, your property taxes will be based on size of home and number of bedrooms.

Myrtle Beach homes for sale3. Price. Do you know how much home you can afford? If you’re not a cash buyer be sure to visit a mortgage lender to get pre-approved so you know what price range you should be looking in.

4. Features. Write a list of what features are most important to you in a home. Things like a garage, Carolina room, screen porch, or swimming pool with space to entertain, could be the difference between buying a house or not.

5. Lifestyle. If you’re an avid golfer you might prefer to live in a golf community with a home located along the fairway. But if your whole family is active perhaps a home with a fitness club, tennis courts and swimming pools would suit you better.

6. Children. When you have children it’s a great idea to move into a family oriented neighborhood where your children will have others to play with. Myrtle Beach homes for saleFamily oriented neighborhoods usually also provide amenities like playgrounds and swimming pools as well.

7. Maintenance. A home can involve quite a bit of time to maintain, from regular mowing of the lawns and weeding flower beds, maybe even cleaning the swimming pool. If you don’t have this time or the money to pay an outside company to do it, perhaps a condominium or townhouse would suit you better.

8. New or Pre-Owned. Whether you want an existing home, a brand new home waiting for its first owner, or you want to purchase acreage on which to build your dream home, we can show you what we have available.

9. Timeframe. How much time do you have to move? Can you afford to wait for a seller to find other housing or for a foreclosure to be available? If not, you may be only interested in homes that have already been vacated and are move-in ready.

10. Buyer’s Agent. You’re going to need someone in your corner to help you locate properties, get you in to see them, and help you negotiate a price and close the deal. We want to be that person.

At Myrtle Beach Real Estate we can help you with all aspects of purchasing your next property. Give us a call at 843-477-1777 and we’ll set up a time to meet with you and discuss what you’re looking for.



Generating Cash Through Your Equity

With many people having lost a great majority of their retirement funds a few years ago there will be less to supplement their Social Security benefits with when it’s time to retire. Some people sell their homes and move where it’s cheaper to live, such as South Carolina. Others go back to work in some capacity to increase their income. But there is another option these days and something to keep in mind when you consider purchasing one of the Myrtle Beach homes for sale.

Myrtle Beach homes for saleIt’s hard for some people to see beyond the current recession and know that things will improve over time. The sale of homes isn’t swift like it was 10 years ago and that causes some people to resist purchasing any of the Myrtle Beach homes for sale at this time. But you can count on the market returning to what it once was, to being able to resell your property if you choose.

Myrtle Beach homes for saleYou can receive the funds as a lump sum, one-time payment, as monthly payments, as a line of credit or as any combination of these. The money can then be used for any purpose including paying off bills, medical care and therapy, vacations or ongoing living expenses.

The biggest benefit of the reverse mortgage is that you do not have to make a payment on this money unless you either move from your home, sell your home or die at which point your mortgage would have to be paid from the proceeds of the sale or from your estate.

Pawleys Island Homes for Sale

Pawley’s Island is famous for being one of the oldest summer resorts on the entire east coast. Pawleys has been known as a summer get away, dating back to the early 1700’s. There are actually still historic houses still standing today that are now historic structures. Pawleys Island is known for a laid back, fishing, golfing and good ole fashion beach bumming. The beaches are extremely wide with pristine sand and you won’t have to look far too find some delicious restaurants for dinner. Pawleys motto is rightfully “Arrogantly Shabby”. Feel free to contact us for any of your real estate needs! You can call us at 843-477-1777 or reach us on our website We have been in business for years. We are professional, friendly, as well as courteous! We are in business 24/7 so its never a bad time to contact us.

Myrtle Beach Golf Courses

Myrtle Beach is known for its golf courses, and with over 120 courses in a 50 mile radius it’s no wonder. Below is a taste of what the area has to offer.

When you meet a golfer–anywhere in the world, you’ll get an immedate reaction when you mention Myrtle Beach South Carolina. We are known by many in the US and around the globe as the golf capital! Men, women and children make the journey every year to compete or just relax and play on one of our many (over 400) championship courses. Prices are competitve and many folks can play for less than $30 for 18 holes. Golfers are also attracted to the many golf retail stores, used golf club outlets, and pros who work and live in the Myrtle Beach area–and are more than happy to give golf lessons to a willing student.

Looking to fullfill your golf dreams can come join us in Myrtle? Myrtle Beach Real Estate is the way to go. We are on call 24/7 and you can contact us at 843-477-1777

South Myrtle Beach Homes for Sale

South Myrtle Beach Homes for Sale

The South end of the Myrtle Beach area consists of the towns: Surfside Beach, Garden City, Murrells Inlet, and Pawleys Island. This end of Myrtle Beach is more family oriented with less high rise condominiums and a more laid back atmosphere. The restaurants are fabulous and Murrells Inlet is the home of the famous Marsh Walk.There is nothing better than enjoing a couple drinks under the sunset at the character friendly bars of Murrells Inlet and Surfside. The Marsh Walk is a boardwalk along the marshes in Murrells Inlet and has great shops, restaurants and bars along the way. A new favorite of visitors is the new Celebrations Theatre where you can see your favorite cover bands and artists perform classic hits. It goes without saying that the best fishing is off South Myrtle Beaches famous piers. So when you think of Myrtle Beach, don’t forget the beautiful towns along the south strand. You can get in contact with us if you are interested in getting a home or a home away from home in South Myrtle Beach by going onto our website at or by calling us at 843-477-1777. We have an agent on duty 24/7

Myrtle Beach SC Homes for Sale

Looking for the perfect beach house? Wanting to find some Myrtle Beach SC Homes for Sale? Look no further than Myrtle Beach Real Estate. Combined with reliable agents and a stable market, Myrtle Beach is the ideal spot for your vacation or living needs. Whats better than waking up to the sound of sea breeze and the crash of waves? Horry County offers affordable yet ideal properties waiting for the taking when it comes to beachfront living. Myrtle Beach Real Estate is at the forefront of providing clients with exactly what they are expecting. We have been servicing the citizens of Myrtle Beach for years with example setting service. Come by our website at or contact us by phone at 843-477-1777. We are open 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. So what are you waiting for? Get in contact with one of our qualified agents and make your dreams a reality.

Myrtle Beach Homes For Sale

As real estate experts with knowledge of the local communities, we are well positioned to show you the style of Myrtle Beach Homes For Sale that meet the criteria you desire. The cost of living in the area is less than most beach communities. With the mild year round climate, our relaxed and laid back lifestyle, championship golf courses and phenomenal restaurants and shopping, it’s a perfect place for you to call “Home”.

Myrtle Beach Homes For SaleThis lovely home is located the a gated community of Myrtle Beach Golf & Yacht and overlooks a large pond. With 3 bedrooms and 2 baths there’s an open floor plan and Carolina room. Home sits on a cul-de-sac and is newly painted. Home has many upgrades and is in turn-key condition! List price is $107,900.

The objective of all of our agents is to work diligently to assist you in meeting your real estate goals. If you are considering buying a home or would just like to have additional information about Myrtle Beach Homes For Sale in the area, please call or e-mail us.