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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,…

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When you decide to complete a major home improvement project you want to make sure that the value you add to the home is closely connected to the project’s cost. There are many upgrades that pay for themselves and allow you to sell your home for a higher price, which is especially important if you're going to sell in a competitive market like Myrtle Beach. Conversely, there are improvements that can cost a great deal without ever really adding any real difference to your home’s resell value. Let’s take a look at a few of the considerations, projects, and pitfalls when it comes to home upgrades that increase the sales price of your home.

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Custom Home Design Once lot selection was finalized the CRG Companies design team went to work! At CRG Companies, we don’t have set plans for our homeowners to choose from, quality construction comes standard with each home and we pride ourselves on assisting our homeowners in finding a home style unique to them. The Guyers worked closely with our architectural designers and chose to modify a previous CRG Companies custom home design incorporating elements to the home that…

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                Should I build or buy a home in Myrtle Beach? Buy   Build As a buyer, you’ll have plenty of options for purchasing an existing home. “If you build it they will come” is no longer a builder’s creed, many builders and developers have halted new construction in favor of moving their vacant properties. What’s even more exciting is that dream home you’ve been eyeing, thanks to price reductions, may become a reality! Begin your search using our Myrtle Beach MLS search tool!

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If you still have questions about what a short sale is, I will be posting a blog in the next few days that will help you to understand a short sale.     Update 1.  4/25/10 - We got all of the contracts signed, filled out the short sale packet, and put together all necessary paperwork. 4/26/10…

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  Everyone is aware of the state of the real estate market throughout the country. How can you not be? Every newspaper and expert is telling you why it is not a good time to buy or why the nation is going to go into a recession because of this real estate downturn. Maybe I am biased because selling real estate is my profession, but I feel like there is no time better than now to buy real estate. Today we will discuss why new construction can offer you a better opportunity than resale property!

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Where do you search online? With so much emphasis put on online advertising most of the areas you will be searching should have a couple good websites, either company or individual REALTOR® sites; with properties updated daily or every couple of days through the MLS. What is MLS? MLS, is the Multiple Listing Service that REALTORS® input properties into and use to search for available properties. Most properties that REALTORS® list are entered into this multiple…