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I have been in real estate hell for almost two years and I feel as though I am out! Why? The Myrtle Beach Real Estate market is making what I call a mini shift! We are writing more contracts, taking more calls, and the action is back. Buyers are starting to come to the market faster than we can d...
With existing home sales rising across the coutry and spring in the air Myrtle Beach Real estate is picking up. We have put over ten contracts in over the past few days. The best deal going are the condos at World Tour in Myrtle Beach. You can get a two bedroom as low as $109,900 and a three bedr...
This week has been so busy with requests for us to list people's Myrtle Beach Short Sales. Our websites are getting more traffic but many people are upside down and need a way out. With the new bailout and banks backing off now is the time to work on short selling your home. We just completed a s...
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The Myrtle Beach Real Estate market remains steady with over four hundred units sold in the past thirty days. Below is a chart that shows the breakdown of what has been sold in the past thrity days: 2 Commercial Units Two Sales at $175,000 and $420,000247 Residential Units with an average sales p...
Existing home sales were up surpassing expectations, what they don't tell you is that thirty to forty percent are foreclosures and/or short sales.  The Myrtle Beach market is still steady with over two hundred and thiry two units sold over the last thirty days with the average price being at $184...
There are so many great condo buildings in Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle, Surfside, Garden City, Murrells Inlet, Pawley's Island, Litchfield, and Georgetown. What I am going to is start a poll that lasts thirty days to find out the top ten condo buildings on the Grand Strand and why? Then I will pos...
Since January 1st there have been one thousand two hundred and nine condos sold in the Myrtle Beach area. However that is only nine percent of the total inventory on the market. In today's market sellers must choose an agent with a track record of closings not listings. Our team has sold over two...
Over the past thirty days the average condo sale in Myrlte Beach has been $221, 236 with 290 total units sold. The average days on the market 242. The area with the most sales was the heart of Myrtle Beach however Carolina Forest remains strong with 13 sales with an average price of $147,000. Coa...
Thanks to everyone who has gone out to support the new Hard Rock Park in Myrtle Beach. Hard Rock has been a great addition to the area and we look forward to all the new amenties and attractions that it will bring. The condo deals on two bed two bath units within walking distance of the park that...


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