Community Resources | COVID-19
COVID-19 has created an unprecedented event in our community and the CRG Companies team is here to assist you during this time with resources you need to navigate assistance, and get answers to your top real estate and construction questions.
Stay informed while you stay safe at home or work with these resources for relief during the COVID-19 outbreak for Myrtle Beach area residents, homeowners, and business proprietors.
US Small Business Association (SBA) Small Business Disaster Assistance for COVID-19 is providing federal disaster loans for businesses, private non-profits, homeowners and renters.
The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. SBA (US Small Business Association) will forgive loans if all employees are kept on the payroll for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest, or utilities. Available through June 30, 2020.
Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) provides economic relief to small businesses that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue. Small business owners are eligible to apply for a loan advance of up to $10,000. This loan advance will not have to be repaid.
Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act is federal legislation that provides relief for small businesses. Funds are being made available to individuals, families, employers and employees. READ MORE
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) and the Federal Home Loan Banks are taking steps to help people who have been impacted by the coronavirus. If your ability to pay your mortgage is impacted, and your loan is owned by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, you may be eligible to delay monthly mortgage payments for a temporary period, during which foreclosures and other legal proceedings are suspended, delinquencies won’t be reported to the credit bureaus, and late fees won’t be incurred.
See a full report here with our Sales Manager, Rainbow Russell and local experts as they explain forbearance and how it can affect your credit.
Resources for assistance with utility and license payments are being provided by local counties and cities. Reach out to your locality for assistance.
Horry County Citizen’s Crisis Response Facebook Group (HCCCR) serves as a public forum for Horry County residents to stay connected during these uncertain times. Horry County volunteers formed this group to help their local community during the coronavirus outbreak. READ MORE
The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce’s COVID-19 webpage is a comprehensive resource library aimed at helping local businesses and citizens stay informed and stay safe during the outbreak. READ MORE
Stay on track with your dietary goals by filling your kitchen with healthy ingredients such as these shared by the American Cancer Society.
Continue your workouts virtually! ISI Elite Training is helping people continue with their fitness jounrey by providing high-level workouts through ZOOM, virtual training, seminars and more, and are currently providing a COVID-19 rate reduction to new and exisiting members during this pandemic.
Enjoy free at-home workouts available online to keep you moving and on-track with your fitness goals. Get the whole family involved with a quick 15-minute cardio dance workout designed to help you boost your mood, while you bust a move!
Order your groceries online for pickup or delivery! Shop your favorite local stores from the comfort and safety of your home with the help of apps like these...
Homeschooling and online learning is now the reality for Horry and Georgetown County public school students in grades K-12. Both districts have adapted to provide an eLearning platform for students to continue their education from a socially safe distance.
Keep the kiddos engaged, entertained and even educated with these online resources. Many online resources are providing free trials or discounted rates due to the pandemic. Here are some of our favorite teacher-tested, kid-approved resources online:
- ABCmouse.com Educational games for kids ages 2-8
- Scholastic Learning At Home Remote learning with daily activites and lesson plans
- Khan Academy Daily schedules for students ages 2-18 to keep them learning.
- Comprehensive list of K-12 Educational Online Resources
STAY HOME! Help stop to save lives by stopping the spread of this extremely contagious and dangerous novel coronavirus that is effecting people of all ages.
Support local businesses and restaurants by ordering online! Many local restaurants and businesses now provide curbside, takeout and/or delivery services. Delivery services, such as Grubhub and Doordash, are even offering discount incentives to promote sales for local business. Check out local dining options HERE
Volunteer your services to our local community! Volunteers can contact the HCCCR Facebook group page to fill out an application describing what services they can provide.
Here To Help
We at CRG Companies, are committed to giving back to the Grand Strand communities we call "home" and are doing our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19 by adapting our practices to be as virtual as possible. Classified as essential businesses, both our real estate and construction teams remained committed to serving our clients during this pandemic. Contact us today to answer any questions you may have about buying, selling or building the home of your dreams.