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What's cool about a place so hot?

Tue, Nov 8th 2011 9:53 pm by Posts for Buyers

That’s right I called a hot place cool….or a cool place hot…..either way you look at it, it’s good! I get on here all the time and I talk about real estate and statistics and I put in articles that I think you would like but this link offers you a different view. It’s not just mine! This was on the front page of msn.com today and I just had to share it. Who knew I lived in such a highly sought after area? I DID!!! Hope you enjoy!

http://realestate.msn.com/10-hottest-vacation-real-estate-markets?GT1=35011



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Tips for Purchasing and REO property

Tue, Nov 8th 2011 9:50 pm by Posts for Buyers

Bank owned homes are great deals and they will literally take ANYTHING!!! Right? NO! However, that a common misconception. Every market has REO properties and the Myrtle Beach real estate market is no different. REO properties offer great opportunities for a lot of buyers but there are some things you need to know before jumping into this part of the market.

An REO property is a property that is being offered for sale after the lender has foreclosed on it. These properties are usually one of many and sometimes thousands in a bank’s asset portfolio. They are assigned an asset manager who relies heavily on the listing agent’s market information provided to them. Their job is to move the ho...



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What Sellers Want

Tue, Nov 8th 2011 9:44 pm by Posts for Sellers

NAR recently published an article in their Realtor Magazine called “Hear it from the Sellers”. As I read through it I realized that we as Realtors can tell you anything you want to hear and alot of things that you DON’T want to hear but what would be more helpful than to hear directly from people going through the selling process right now?! This article offers insight from a seller’s perspective for both sellers and Realtors alike. Remember that every area has different market conditions and the Myrtle Beach real estate market is no exception. Homes for sale in Myrtle Beach also differ in price by area so it is always a good idea to choose the right real estate agent (or Realtor) to help...




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Living within your means

Tue, Nov 8th 2011 9:40 pm by Posts for Buyers

How many of you have heard this phrase before? Now how many of you apply it to your lives? Real Estate is a great investment but it is also very rewarding to be a homeowner. While the Myrtle Beach real estate market is different from others, they all still have one thing in common, opportunity. Whether you are an investor or homebuyer there are opportunities for you around every corner. So what’s the key to finding the right property and NOT losing it? Stay within your means!!

Most people create a list of things that they need in a home. I bet you have done the same thing, right? Take a good hard look at that list. How any of your “needs” are actually wants? This is where we go off track...




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What Buyers Want

Tue, Nov 8th 2011 9:35 pm by Posts for Buyers

How many of you are looking to buy a home and have been a bit frustrated? All of this talk about so many homes for sale and so many deals out there but somehow they seem to be a bit elusive at times. Even as a Realtor looking to purchase a new home, I get frustrated. You would think if anyone could find the great deals a Realtor could, right? Well, a lot of factors need to be considered when looking for your new home. Here is a great article that I came across about what buyers now are really looking for. Let us know your thoughts! After all, you are the reason we are here and knowing what you want is a big part of our job.

http://finance.yahoo.com/real-estate/article/112331/9-items-home...




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Spotting the real estate red flags

Tue, Nov 8th 2011 9:16 pm by Posts for Buyers

This is a great article not only about the conditions of the market but also how to be sure that you are making a wise investment in the purchase of your home. A great read for ANY potential homebuyer. http://financiallyfit.yahoo.com/finance/article-111834-8106-2-watch-out-for-these-red-flags-in-real-estate?ywaad=ad0035




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No Cost Curb Appeal

Tue, Nov 8th 2011 9:06 pm by Posts for Sellers

I hear this all the time, “What do I need to do to make my house more appealing that the others for sale in my neighborhood”? In most cases a costly makeover is not going to do you much good. Realtor Magazine had some great tips for no cost curb appeal that I thought I would share with you. If a picture is worth a thousand words then you want the exterior photos of your home to be the absolute best. That begins with making your home look it’s absolute best. Try these out and let us know what you think.

1. Remove the window screens and wash the windows inside and out. Window screens collect pollen, dust and anything else that we don’t want in our homes when we open the windows. They do th...




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Tips when selling your home

Tue, Nov 8th 2011 9:00 pm by Posts for Sellers

When selling your home there are no guarantees that a buyer will simply walk through the front door. In many cases you and your agent will need to bring your home to the buyer. Effective marketing will help ensure that your property receives maximum exposure to attract a ready, willing and able buyer. The appearance of your home, a buyer’s first impressions, and other considerations can also affect the sale of your home. Be sure to explore tips for increasing your home’s value. Have you considered that home prices in your neighborhood and the value of your property are also factors used for pricing your home? Prudential Myrtle Beach Real Estate agents are experts in pricing your home for ...




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Prudential Myrtle Beach Real Estate Dances with the Horry County Stars!

Mon, Nov 7th 2011 9:30 pm by Prudential Myrtle Beach Real Estate Events

Ballroom dancing Realtors? That’s right! For all of you who watch Dancing with the Stars and think, “I can do that”, one of our own has stepped up to do just that. Prudential Myrtle Beach Real Estate is proud to support our very own Kaci Horonzy as she takes part in this year’s Dancing with the Stars (Horry County Stars that is)! Dancing with the Horry County Stars is a fundraising event with all proceeds benefiting the Horry County K-12 Foundation. This is a program that provides educational programs and opportunities for further education to those who might not otherwise have had the chance to attend college or the develop the skills needed to do so. Dancing with the Horry County Star...