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General Area in Myrtle Beach : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Jun 4, 2017
Shawnletaro answered:
Check out They have stunning homes! You can find many homes in the area that have great beach access and are safe. You will love it here. ... more
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Fri Oct 9, 2015
Denniskcpa answered:
I live in Carolina Forest & have flood insurance. The cost is about $375 per year with a max of $250,000 of coverage.
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Thu Nov 13, 2014
Derrick Sly answered:
Pet friendly apartments are not easy to find. I've spent a lot of time looking for one that will let us have at least two cats. My wife is a huge cat lover. She's had cats ever since she was a little girl. She misses her childhood cats and wants to relive those fond memories with some new kittens. We can't even find one around here that will let us.
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Thu Mar 6, 2014
Tara Melech answered:
There are great local property management companies that carry many rental properties. Depending on if you are a short or long term renter, makes a difference as well as the price range you are looking in. Conway, SC is a vast area and contains many options as far as housing.

Although craigslist is a good source, be aware of many scams out there targeting renters.

You should at least phone someone you trust in the area to make sure the house is for sure a rental.....and not part of a scam. I (and one of my patrons fell victim to this once, and found that a stranger had just been able to walk into his home without his knowledge. Luckily, he was a very forgiving client and friend, so all was smoothed out, but what a nightmare to go through. I believe that knowledge is power, so just wanted to share my experience. Hope this helps....
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Tue Mar 4, 2014
Jerry Pinkas answered:
Here are a Short List of communities that are located in the Myrtle Beach area without any homeowners assoc. fees:

Arcadian Shores
Bent Oak Estates
Bradford Creek
Bridge creek
Carolina Lakes
Cedar Trace
Club Colony Estates
Dunes Cove
Eagle Trace
Emerald lakes
Forest dunes
Grand Palm Estates
Hammerstone Landing

FOR A COMPLETE LIST - OR - if you would like for us to email ALL properties available without HOA fees.

Conway, Loris, Little River, Longs and Georgetown have even more communities that don't have homeowners association fees.

Our Team is dedicated to inform our clients on how to be a pro in the local real estate market and avoid common pitfalls that are costly. If you are looking for Myrtle Beach Condos For Sale, houses, or land we can help. You will have access to the most comprehensive MLS Listing Service in the area with Free access and with lots of tools for both Buyers and Sellers.

Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts
604 N 27th Ave
Myrtle Beach SC 29577
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Sun Mar 2, 2014
Kim Davis & Wendy Hodges CRS answered:

I worked at Conway High and they provided the largest number of services but based upon criteria, there might could be more detailed options for you. I know this is very important in making decisions. Thank you! ... more
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Mon Sep 16, 2013
Anthony Schibilia answered:
Should you choose to hire an agent, you will have one source for every listing in the Myrtle Beach area, someone that is accountable to you to provide information in a timely fashion. Most find this is a much easier process, especially those who are very busy. If you have not hired and agent to work for you, give us a call and we will provide with that source of information moving forward. ... more
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Mon Apr 29, 2013
DonnaMarie Brandt answered:
1. Replace windows
2. Install a new heating system and change filters
3. Clean air conditioning units
4. Install more insulation
5. Switch out inefficient appliances
6. Repair or replace roofs, gutters, and downspouts
7. Paint
8. Prune trees
9. Mulch plantings
10. Replace lightbulbs
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Tue Feb 12, 2013
Йорданка Цекова answered:
In this block are all mobile homes.I don't live there and have no personal experience, but I drive it around and I don't like it.
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Thu Nov 8, 2012
Spanky62845 answered:

We're also retirees and we just purchased a condo at Myrtlewood Villas in the Magnolia Pointe section. Our search for a pet friendly, no maintenance condo that is well maintained and convenient to everything (even the YMCA is only a few blocks from us) for about a year. We settled on Myrtlewood Villas because it has everything we want and need. They also have great walking/ biking/jogging paved pathways. The residents there are very friendly. We selected a 1st floor condo for convenience... even though our building also has a very nice and convenient elevator. Myrtlewood Golf Course is located right behind us. I think you would be very happy at Myrtlewood Villas. If you need help in finding your perfect condo in the Myrtle Beach area and surrounding towns, we recommend that you contact Missy Alexander at Dockside Realty. She represented us as our broker and literally went out of her way to help us find that perfect home that fit our needs. She is also very professional and is such a gentle and thoughtful lady! Her website is ... more
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Sat Sep 1, 2012
Йорданка Цекова answered:
Thu Mar 15, 2012
John Rakoci answered:
As you can see from all the polically correct answers of the previous posters "it depends". There are many great areas and some places that are much less desirable. Price range may dictate some of your options. Other considerations are beach proximity, job location, appreciation of congestion, and the list goes on. Just about anything you are looking for can be found in the "Myrtle Beach area" including locations minutes away in North Carolina. I suggest you contact an experienced Realtor with the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation for a 10 - 20 minute chat. One licensed in both NC and SC may also be beneficial.

John Rakoci ABR
Broker Associate
Eagle Realty
843 655 7777
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Thu Feb 2, 2012
Cherie' Hardy answered:
At this time I am not showing anything for sale in Carolina Cove. And by the way it is not in Myrtle Beach SC - It is in Calabash, NC. Call me and I would be glad to send you some listing that meet your requirements. Kind Regards, Cherie Hardy ... more
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Tue May 3, 2011
John Kim answered:
Hi Olive,

It is actually illegal for a Realtor to "steer" a buyer to a specific school system, that is why some of the realtors are suggesting you go to a website, which is truly the best thing to do. The two below have given you good information.

Having said that, there are a few good school systems around.

Here are a couple of great areas specifically for families with kids,

Carolina Forest and Forest brook.

I would be more than happy to discuss the options in these areas with you.

Thanks again and have a pleasant day!
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Wed Jan 5, 2011
Katie Brookshire asked:
We have offices in Myrtle Beach and Conway and several commission options to choose from.
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Wed Dec 22, 2010
William Charlson answered:
Some course are held in land trust that were creative so the Owner / Developer would not have to paid the penalty of wetlands that were destroy / or disturb. The master deed would read that if in event the course were to go into default the course could not be develope for any other purpose other than Golf Course or natural state of origin.
The Legends Three course fall inder that requirement.
Property Owners can be reassure that the views would remain the same.
For general real information please feel free to call me at Legends Real Estate 800.503.9901
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Tue Aug 10, 2010
Dawol Homes answered:
We've built a few homes in Plantation Lakes and the community will usually allow and in-ground pool if you have room within your set back. Make sure you get the community review board approval first. Often you may obtain an preliminary approval prior to making your purchase. ... more
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Wed Mar 17, 2010
Dan Chase answered:
What I saw (which was limited) suggested that Virginia was lower than nc. The kicker is virginias car registration costs are higher. remember, gas tax can be 5 cents higher and that adds up. At the same time roads could be worse and well worth the nickel a gallon cost.

I would suggest that much of north carolina is not as hot as south carolina and that could be more important than a small amount of tax.
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Fri Feb 19, 2010
Leasing To Own Solutions answered:
Hey there Chris,

While I admire your attempt to choose an area where there are "no hurricanes", there is obviously no way to say that an area will have zero storms. Now, that being said, obviously, there tends to be more general activity the closer you are to the coast & the further north you go up that coast. You may want to search on for more specific information pertaining to the percentages of hurricanes in the State of SC.

And as Dan had is a great source for information. I use it quite often myself.

Maureen Cody.....

You should probably lighten up on the way you post your answers. Please read the Community Guidelines of What not to do: part 3 section d. No need to over do it for a chance that you will get flagged.

Lease-to-Own Professional
Independent Consultant
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Mon Feb 15, 2010
Jesse Neely answered:
The cost of living is cheaper in South Carolina compared to the North East. Taxes, heating costs, etc. are lower here. Owning a manufactured home on a leased lot is not the most economical thing. Usually lot rent is high and you would not have the option of a permenant foundation which is more stable. ... more
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