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  In this video CRG's Broker-In-Charge, Preston Guyton, discusses what we feel is the 2nd step to building a custom home, as well as three helpful tips for you to use throughout the process. Step 1: Secure A Construction Permanent Loan, Then Move Onto Step Two

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    Let’s take a simple look at the two largest monetary charges involved when it comes to getting you through the door of your first home: the down payment and the closing costs.   Down Payment The most well-known cost associated with home buying is your "down payment," which is the cash you are required to pay upfront. Serving as beginning…

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CRG's' Broker-In-Charge, Preston Guyton, discusses what we feel should be your first steps in the custom building process, as well as three of the benefits to choosing a construction permanent loan. According to Preston Guyton, your first step towards building a custom home should start with meeting a local lender, especially one that specifically handles construction permanent loans.

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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…