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Everyone wants a good deal. But wanting it - and getting it - are often more art than science. From the selling side, we see buyers making the same mistakes over and over again. If you are considering buying Myrtle Beach real estate this summer, pay close attention to these five ways to sabotage ...
08/30/2009
Seriously, what are you waiting for? Are you waiting for the New York Times to run a lead article with the title Is This What The Bottom Looks Like? (They did.) Are you waiting for USA Today to run articles about how the demand for foreclosure bargains is so high in many markets that homes are re...
07/28/2009
We make a point of posting outstanding experiences with local businesses. But today we’re going to do exactly the opposite. The Better Business Bureau makes public a list of businesses who do not answer consumer complaints, and there are a number of Horry County businesses on that list with whom ...
07/26/2009
Now that Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s new system of appraisals is in place, mortgage brokers, appraisers and Realtors are furious over higher costs for consumers. Under the old system, the lender would call an appraiser, the appraisal would be done, often in as little as 48 hours. Now, the “Hom...
06/07/2009
Over the last 36 hours, we've been inundated with calls from concerned friends, family, clients and well-wishers. We've put together a single source for fire-related news, pictures, video, maps and links on our website, and we will be updating it regularly. (We must be doing something right; Chri...
04/24/2009
I don't know who said this first, but the farther away from the Truth you are, the less reliable is the "news" you hear. We're getting calls today from owners of Myrtle Beach real estate from the west coast, even Canada. They way they heard it, all of Myrtle Beach is now scorched earth, and that ...
04/23/2009
The new owners of the former Hard Rock Park announced this week that the park will reopen Memorial Day weekend as 'Freestyle Music Park.' The park will remain musically-themed but expand beyond rock n' roll to encompass country, reggae, beach music, pop, R&B, Christian and yes baby, even disco. T...
04/11/2009
This is the #1 question everyone asks about the Myrtle Beach real estate market these days. My answer is in two parts, and it depends on who you are and what you're doing. Are you a buyer or a seller? Are you a short-term speculator or a long-term investor? First, real estate markets always move ...
04/01/2009
The number of homes for sale along the Grand Strand in February - roughly 13,233 - is down from last February's 14,310. The number of homes snapped up during the month - 326, according to the MLS - was higher than January's 284. Take your choice - agree with and bemoan the doom and gloom today, a...
03/30/2009
After eight years of discussion, disagreement and dirty-name-calling, Congress finally wrote, and President Obama this month signed, a law permanently prohibiting banks from being in the real estate brokerage and management businesses. At its core, this is a consumer protection issue. Banks are a...
03/28/2009
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