Whether you’re considering buying or selling a home now, or plan to in the future, familiarizing yourself with common acronyms, terms, and definitions frequently used in our industry is an asset to you. Often times real estate lingo sounds like a foreign language and can be intimidating. While your CRG Realtor will walk you through every detail you need to understand, we’ve simply defined some popular acronyms and terms you will come across along your journey. Let this be your guide to preparing for the process ahead.
Most of the time, living on the coast of South Carolina offers a life of sand, sun, and fun with idyllic year-round temperatures. Though for a few months out of the year, our beach communities have to prepare for the threat of hurricanes and tropical storms. Hurricane season officially runs from June through November. During this season, our coastal communities can see heavy rainfall, high winds, and flooding. It is not a matter of if, but when a hurricane or natural disaster will strike and preparing for these storms can help secure your most valuable investment- your home.
As a southern coastal community, Myrtle Beach enjoys year-round warm weather, long summers, and many days of sunshine. The ideal temperatures and way of life attracts newcomers relocating to the area every year and we continue to see the Myrtle Beach area real estate market thrive. It’s important for those relocating to the Grand Strand to ensure their home purchases are a wise investment and that includes understanding flood zones and what that means for you. As a buyer, understanding the possible costs and risks associated with coastal living is a necessity but don’t let flood zones deter you from purchasing your dream home on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront! Whether you live right along the beaches or miles inland,…
Celebrating our great country along the Grand Strand is a blast! And we really mean it as dozens of fireworks displays can be seen lighting up our sandy shores during July 4th evening. From sunrise through sunset, there are plenty of events and things to do happening around the Myrtle Beach area to make your Independence Day celebration one not to forget. From watching boat parades to fireworks shows, here’s a list of 4th of July celebrations for the whole family including festivals, contests, and more!
Among the many sought after private communities in Myrtle Beach and surrounding areas, the Grande Dunes is one of the most prestigious. With a luxury, resort-style experience just moments from the beach, Grande Dunes offers homes for sale in addition to condos, townhomes, and even new construction.
While it’s been warm and sunny in Myrtle Beach for weeks, the 1st day of Summer is officially here! Though there’s never really a bad time to enjoy life at the beach, the beginning of summer is especially celebrated as the anticipation of long days spent soaking up the sun with toes in the sand is finally here.
In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, we average more than 200 days of sunshine annually and an average summer temperature of 86 degrees with heat indexes well over 100 degrees. To keep your home running efficiently year round, we’ve implemented several green building practices in addition to the standard practices of selecting energy efficient air conditioning units and increased insulation. One of which is installing radiant barrier roof sheathing on all custom homes.
Oceanfront homes line the beautiful sandy shores of the Grand Strand from North Myrtle Beach all the way down to Georgetown. Whether it be your dream home come true or a vacation home for investment purposes, the Myrtle Beach area offers oceanfront homes for all your needs. The Grand Strand has a diverse array of cities so we recommend working with an experienced Realtor to determine which area best suits you. Let’s get to know some of the areas of the Grand Strand that offer oceanfront living...
CRG Companies is the exclusive builder of the Grande Dunes community, Living Dunes. The new neighborhood of Lowcountry style homes is constructed with our renowned higher standard of finishes, building practices, and service. This recently completed CRG home is Living Dunes' Ashley plan, a popular single-level home that offers 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms with a front and back porch. The false shed dormer and beadboard ceilings are a standard on this home adding a charming cottage feel.
Understanding property taxes along the Grand Strand is an important part in your decision to relocate to the Myrtle Beach area. The good news for people considering moving or purchasing a vacation home here is that our property taxes are notoriously low in comparison to most other places in the country. We are proud to share that South Carolina yet again ranks as the 6th lowest Real Estate taxes in the country and Myrtle Beach has one of the lowest property taxes in the state.