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Myrtle Beach Foreclosures

by Jerry Pinkas

 

 

Myrtle Beach Foreclosures
What is a foreclosure?
Foreclosure. A daunting word for some homebuyers. There are some stigmas and negative connotations that come along with purchasing a home that is a foreclosure, but we are here to tell you that there are many benefits to these properties in Myrtle Beach. Let’s first start by talking about what a foreclosure is. A foreclosure is a home that is bank owned, but that once belonged to a home owner who either voluntarily transferred the deed to the home to the bank or abandoned the home. While there are some extra steps and possible setbacks that go into purchasing a foreclosure home, there are many benefits that come along with it as well. We hope this post sheds a little light on the subject of foreclosures for those of you who are thinking of purchasing one. 
What are the pros of purchasing a foreclosure in Myrtle Beach?
There are a few reasons why purchasing a foreclosure in Myrtle Beach is a good idea. For one, it is a good deal. If the bank owns the property, chances are they are looking to get it off their books pretty quick. This works to your benefit because there is a high probability that they will price the home lower than normal in hopes to get multiple offers on the table. Also, if the the bank owns the property, most likely any debts or leans on the property, as well as any issues, will most likely be cleared. And if the home is badly distressed there is a chance, in addition to your primary means of financing the house, that it can qualify for a home rehabilitation loan package. This can prove to be a huge relief (and take a little pressure off your back) if major issues with the property arise and you do not have the funds to cover the maintenance. 
Another great reason (honestly one of the main reasons) to purchase a foreclosure is the equity the home has the potential to accumulate from buying it at a lower price. Whether you take some time and money to make repairs and upgrades to the home, or just have patience as the area continues to develop, you are putting yourself in a good position when you purchase a home under the market value. If you are doing upgrades to the home, you also have the opportunity to create the home of your dreams with customized finishes that are tailored around your taste and preference.  It is also good to note that you have the potential to find a home that is move-in ready. What a win-win that would be! There will more than likely be other buyers that are interested and will compete for the property, but if you are the lucky ones to snag it, you have hit the real estate jackpot! 
Time is another great aspect when it comes to foreclosure properties in that the banks can take a little bit longer to make a decision. And because the house is vacant, what would normally have to be set and coordinated around a strict schedule can be done at your convenience. Bring an engineer if needed and do your inspections if you are able to. This will help you be better prepared when it comes to making the final decision on whether to go ahead with purchasing the property or not. And if you do decide to move forward with the property, the extra time it make take for all the paperwork to go through can be used to complete all the things you need to do before the property is closed on. While some may view this time as wasteful and a negative aspect of a foreclosure, we urge you to flip your frame of mind and see it as an incredible opportunity to get your ducks in a row and ensure all your “I’s” are dotted and “T’s” are crossed. 
Our next pro when it comes to purchasing a foreclosure is a pretty obvious one if you plan on financing the home – a lower mortgage payment each month. Purchasing a property that is below your set budget will in turn make your mortgage payment lower, and allow you to have more cash on hand each month. Purchasing a foreclosure also gives people a chance to purchase a home in a desirable neighborhood that they may not have otherwise had the chance to live in. How incredible would it be to live in your dream neighborhood without paying the incredible prices? Properties that are in foreclosure are usually distressed and can be found anywhere, in all ranges of condition and price point. You may also be able to get a bigger house for the budget you have set. 
What are the cons of purchasing a foreclosure in Myrtle Beach?
As with most all decisions, with the good comes the potential for some bad. It is important to see both sides to ensure you are making the right decision for you and your family. A potential con that can come along with purchasing a foreclosure include overdue home repairs and properties that are in poor condition. Not everyone is looking to fix up a home, and if you are looking for a move-in ready property, a foreclosure may not always be your best avenue. In most cases there are repairs that need to take place in order for the home to be up to par as some of the properties may not have been lived in for some time. Buyers may find things such as broken pipes, bug infestations and mold buildup. While taking on the repairs is not a complete deal breaker, it is definitely something to consider. 
Another item to consider when purchasing a foreclosure in Myrtle Beach is that there are no guarantees. The process of purchasing a home that is under foreclosure has the potential to be a long and frustrating process, with slow response times and extra paperwork. And like we spoke about earlier, while some people may see this as a con, it is also a great time to ensure you have everything in line and allows you to take your time without rushing. Competition is another thing to consider when going to purchase a foreclosed property. There are a lot of people that see the value in these homes such as the potential to customize it and more square footage. Therefore, naturally, there will more than likely be other bids for the property that create a little competition with your offer. This is not a bad thing, just stay patient.
Can foreclosures be a good investment property? 
Absolutely! If you have the time, money and patience to take on any construction, improvements and upgrades that can come with a foreclosure, then these properties are ideal for you. Foreclosure properties, whether for a rehab project or income property, set you up for a win due to being able to purchase the home at a low cost and sell or rent at a higher price. You can put all the top notch finishes on the house and give yourself a competitive advantage at other homes in the area with a lower barrier to entry in the world of investment properties. 
What should I do if I am interested in purchasing a foreclosure in Myrtle Beach?
Give us a call today! We know you have many questions around foreclosure properties and we have the answers. We have helped numerous people get into homes that were under foreclosure and we can do it for you as well.  Let our experienced team help you walk through the process of purchasing a foreclosure in Myrtle Beach and find your dream home today!What is a foreclosure?Foreclosure. A daunting word for some homebuyers. There are some stigmas and negative connotations that come along with purchasing a home that is a foreclosure, but we are here to tell you that there are many benefits to these properties in Myrtle Beach. Let’s first start by talking about what a foreclosure is. A foreclosure is a home that is bank owned, but that once belonged to a home owner who either voluntarily transferred the deed to the home to the bank or abandoned the home. While there are some extra steps and possible setbacks that go into purchasing a foreclosure home, there are many benefits that come along with it as well. We hope this post sheds a little light on the subject of foreclosures for those of you who are thinking of purchasing one. â€¨What are the pros of purchasing a foreclosure in Myrtle Beach?There are a few reasons why purchasing a foreclosure in Myrtle Beach is a good idea. For one, it is a good deal. If the bank owns the property, chances are they are looking to get it off their books pretty quick. This works to your benefit because there is a high probability that they will price the home lower than normal in hopes to get multiple offers on the table. Also, if the the bank owns the property, most likely any debts or leans on the property, as well as any issues, will most likely be cleared. And if the home is badly distressed there is a chance, in addition to your primary means of financing the house, that it can qualify for a home rehabilitation loan package. This can prove to be a huge relief (and take a little pressure off your back) if major issues with the property arise and you do not have the funds to cover the maintenanc

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What is a foreclosure?

Foreclosure. A daunting word for some homebuyers. There are some stigmas and negative connotations that come along with purchasing a home that is a foreclosure, but we are here to tell you that there are many benefits to these properties in Myrtle Beach. Let’s first start by talking about what a foreclosure is. A foreclosure is a home that is bank owned, but that once belonged to a home owner who either voluntarily transferred the deed to the home to the bank or abandoned the home. While there are some extra steps and possible setbacks that go into purchasing a foreclosure home, there are many benefits that come along with it as well. We hope this post sheds a little light on the subject of foreclosures for those of you who are thinking of purchasing one to help you make the right decision for you and your family.


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What are the pros of purchasing a foreclosure in Myrtle Beach?

There are a few reasons why purchasing a foreclosure in Myrtle Beach is a good idea. For one, it is a good deal. If the bank owns the property, chances are they are looking to get it off their books pretty quick. This works to your benefit because there is a high probability that they will price the home lower than normal in hopes to get multiple offers on the table. Also, if the the bank owns the property, most likely any debts or leans on the property, as well as any issues, will most likely be cleared. And if the home is badly distressed there is a chance, in addition to your primary means of financing the house, that it can qualify for a home rehabilitation loan package. This can prove to be a huge relief (and take a little pressure off your back) if major issues with the property arise and you do not have the funds to cover the maintenance.

Another great reason (honestly one of the main reasons) to purchase a foreclosure is the equity the home has the potential to accumulate from buying it at a lower price. Whether you take time and money to make repairs and upgrades to the home, or just have patience as the area continues to develop, you are putting yourself in a good position when you purchase a home under the market value. If you are doing upgrades to the home, you also have the opportunity to create the home of your dreams with customized finishes that are tailored around your taste and preference.  It is also good to note that you have the potential to find a home that is move-in ready. What a win-win that would be! There will more than likely be other buyers that are interested and will compete for the property, but if you are the lucky ones to snag it, you have hit the real estate jackpot!

 

 

Time is another great aspect when it comes to foreclosure properties in that the banks can take a little bit longer to make a decision. And because the house is vacant, viewings that would normally have to be set and coordinated around a strict schedule can be done at your convenience. Bring an engineer if needed and do your inspections if you are able to. This will help you be better prepared when it comes to making the final decision on whether to go ahead with purchasing the property or not. And if you do decide to move forward with the property, the extra time it make take for all the paperwork to go through can be used to complete all the things you need to do before the property is closed on. While some may view this time as wasteful and a negative aspect of a foreclosure, we urge you to flip your frame of mind and see it as an incredible opportunity to get your ducks in a row and ensure all your “I’s” are dotted and “T’s” are crossed.

Our next pro when it comes to purchasing a foreclosure is a pretty obvious one if you plan on financing the home – a lower mortgage payment each month. Purchasing a property that is below your set budget will in turn make your mortgage payment lower, and allow you to have more cash on hand each month. Purchasing a foreclosure also gives people a chance to purchase a home in a desirable neighborhood that they may not have otherwise had the chance to live in. How incredible would it be to live in your dream neighborhood without paying the incredibly high prices? Properties that are in foreclosure are usually distressed and can be found anywhere, in all ranges of condition and price point. You may also be able to get a bigger house for the budget you have set.

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What are the cons of purchasing a foreclosure in Myrtle Beach?

As with most all decisions, with the good comes the potential for some bad. It is important to see both sides to ensure you are making the right decision for you and your family. A potential con that can come along with purchasing a foreclosure includes overdue home repairs and properties that are in poor condition. Not everyone is looking to fix up a home, and if you are looking for a move-in ready property, a foreclosure may not always be your best avenue. In most cases there are repairs that need to take place in order for the home to be up to par as some of the properties may not have been lived in for some time. Buyers may find things such as broken pipes, bug infestations and mold buildup. While taking on these repairs is not a complete deal breaker, it is definitely something to consider.

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Another item to consider when purchasing a foreclosure in Myrtle Beach is that there are no guarantees. The process of purchasing a home that is under foreclosure has the potential to be a long and frustrating process, with slow response times and extra paperwork. And like we spoke about earlier, while some people may see this as a con, it is also a great time to ensure you have everything in line and allows you to take your time without rushing. Competition is another thing to consider when going to purchase a foreclosed property. There are a lot of people that see the value in these homes, such as the potential to customize it and more square footage. Therefore, naturally, there will more than likely be other bids for the property that can create a little competition with your offer. This is not a bad thing, it is importatnt to just stay patient.

Can foreclosures be a good investment property?

Absolutely! If you have the time, money and patience to take on any construction, improvements and upgrades that can come with a foreclosure, then these properties are ideal for you. Foreclosure properties, whether for a rehab project or income property, set you up for a win due to being able to purchase the home at a low cost and sell or rent at a higher price. You can put all the top notch finishes on the house and give yourself a competitive advantage at other homes in the area with a lower barrier to entry in the world of investment properties in Myrtle Beach.

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What should I do if I am interested in purchasing a foreclosure in Myrtle Beach?

Give us a call today! We know you have many questions around foreclosure properties and we have the answers. We have helped numerous people get into homes that were under foreclosure and we can do it for you as well.  Let our experienced team help you walk through the process of purchasing a foreclosure in Myrtle Beach and find your dream home today!

 

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Pros and Cons of Living in Myrtle Beach

by Jerry Pinkas

 

Why would I want to live in Myrtle Beach during the winter? 
When you think of Myrtle Beach, what comes to mind? We would bet that bright sun, warm sand and glistening surf are some of the first visions to pop up. Or maybe people strolling the boardwalk, dining on the patios of some of the areas top restaurants or shopping at the local boutiques.  Many people visit the Grand Strand in the summer for all these reasons, but what many may not realize is that Myrtle Beach is a year-round destination with so much to offer guests and residents. That’s right, contrary to popular belief, the city doesn’t close for business and roll up the sidewalks during the dead of winter. 
It’s January in Myrtle Beach. Image walking along the beach on a beautiful sunny day in your swimsuit while scrolling your newsfeed to find your friends around the country shoveling snow in their heaviest and warmest winter attire. While shoveling snow in January sounds fun and all (…not really), the only thing that is being shoveled in Myrtle Beach the first month of the year is glistening sand with little colorful plastic toys. There really is nothing quite like spending a January day on the beach in South Carolina filled with people of all ages enjoying the sunshine and warmer weather. So you pick, snowman or sand castle? We think it’s a no-brainer. 
There are a million reasons why Myrtle Beach in January is the perfect place for a getaway, but why settle for only a vacation? How many times have you been on a trip and thought “Man, I don’t want to leave – I could see myself living here.” Well friends, our team at Jerry Pinkas Reality is here to tell you that could become a reality for you. If you have ever thought of moving here, there has never been a better time than now to make that happen. What better way to experience winter than on a sunny beach and warm sand between your toes? Use that as motivation to move forward and let us help you find your dream home so you can build your tan year-round and enjoy Myrtle Beach on a permanent basis! 

 

An easier question may be what isn’t there to do in Myrtle Beach! Over the years the city has transformed into a stunning home for lucky residents and a very popular vacation resort along the Atlantic coast of South Carolina. Showing off with a string of over sixty miles of glistening beaches, Myrtle Beach has become the hub of the Grand Strand and is filled with exciting adventures around every corner for families to enjoy. For a day out on the water, enjoy water sports such as parasailing, jet skiing, banana boat rides or kayaking in the ocean and bays. Or take one of the many water tours such as dolphin watching or chartered sailboat and boat tours. There are also numerous places that offer boat rentals for a day of fishing or sight seeing at your own pace. For a night of fun on the water, head to two of the only casino ships in South Carolina to enjoy Vegas-style gambling, fine food and live entertainment.  Once the sun goes down, try your luck gambling as the ships set sail twice on five-hour cruises from Little River, which is just a short drive north from Myrtle Beach.
And for a day of sun bathing and relaxation, roll out your beach towel and lather on the sunscreen at one of the many beach areas. Enjoy the warm sand between your toes while taking in all the natural beauty Myrtle Beach has to offer. There is also a 1.2-mile beachfront boardwalk that has something for everyone, young and old alike. The boardwalk features oceanfront views of pristine beach line, arcades for the young at heart and delicious restaurants, as well as numerous shops and souvenir stands. For the adventurous souls out there, the boardwalk also has an old-fashioned Family Kingdom amusement park that offers visitors plenty of laughter and fun. It is also home to the SkyWheel, which is the tallest Ferris wheel east of the Mississippi river, standing at an incredible 187-feet tall. The SkyWheel has 42 temperature controlled, glass-enclosed gondolas, and is the perfect place to take in a stunning and panoramic view of the city. During the summer months, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk hosts local events and festivals, including Ocean Boulebard’s Hot Summer Nights.  
 
For the avid golfer, Myrtle Beach may be your idea of heaven on earth, as the area is home to seven of the top one hundred public golf courses in the nation. It has also been referred to as one of the top golf destinations in the country with stunning celebrity-designed golf courses and impressive club houses. And while there are many stunning golf courses throughout the country, very few places allow you to hit the greens year round with such beautiful natural surroundings and sunny weather. Do we need any more reasons for you to pack your bags (and clubs) today and head to beautiful Myrtle Beach?! 
There are also thousands of other entertainment options in Myrtle Beach, ensuring there is something to satisfy every taste for adventure.  There are over 50 mini-golf courses, an indoor amusement park with 100 interactive exhibits, ATV adventure tours, the Duplin Winery (for those over 21, of course), the Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center. There is also incredible shopping for those looking for a little retail therapy, mouthwatering restaurants and year-round explorations hiding around every corner. 
What are the downfalls of living in Myrtle Beach during the winter?
We thought long and hard about this one, and there are a few trade offs that you will have to deal with by moving to Myrtle Beach year-round. You will have to give up shoveling snow, trade in your insulated jackets for swimsuits and beach cover ups, give up hot chocolate for refreshing lemonade, and exchange your winter skin care routine for an SPF. Long winter days spent at the beach may lead to things such as extreme happiness, unheard of relaxation, a healthy amount of vitamin D, a deep connection with nature and lasting memories. If you are willing to risk all of these trade offs by living in Myrtle Beach in the winter, then give us a call so we can help you find your dream home. The truth is, there really is no place like Myrtle Beach during the winter months and now is the perfect time for you to take that leap and settle into this wonderful community. 
What should I do if I am interested in moving to Myrtle Beach? 
Pick up the phone and call our experienced team at Jerry Pinkas reality! We know you have questions about moving or relocating to Myrtle Beach, and we have all the answers you are looking for. Our talented team has helped numerous individuals and families move to our area and we hope to do the same for you. We can show you around different neighborhoods, the local features and attractions, and all the magic that makes people fall in love with Myrtle Beach. Let us help guide you and find your dream home in this wonderful city today! 

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Why would I want to live in Myrtle Beach during the winter? 

When you think of Myrtle Beach, what comes to mind? We would bet that bright sun, warm sand and glistening surf are some of the first visions to pop up. Or maybe people strolling the boardwalk, dining on the patios of some of the areas top restaurants or shopping at the local boutiques.  Many people visit the Grand Strand in the summer for all these reasons, but what many may not realize is that Myrtle Beach is a year-round destination with so much to offer guests and residents. That’s right, contrary to popular belief, the city doesn’t close for business and roll up the sidewalks during the dead of winter. With an averge of 218 sunny days a year in Myrtle Beach, the odds of finding sunshine are in your favor. 

It’s January in Myrtle Beach. Image walking along the beach on a beautiful sunny day in your swimsuit while scrolling your newsfeed to find your friends around the country shoveling snow in their heaviest and warmest winter attire. While shoveling snow in January sounds fun and all (…not really), the main thing that is being shoveled in Myrtle Beach the first month of the year is glistening sand with little colorful plastic toys. There really is nothing quite like spending a January day on the beach in South Carolina filled with people of all ages enjoying the sunshine and warmer weather. So you pick, snowman or sand castle? We tend to think it’s a no-brainer...

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There are a million reasons why Myrtle Beach in January is the perfect place for a getaway, but why settle for a short vacation? How many times have you been on a trip and thought “Man, I don’t want to leave – I could see myself living here.” Well friends, our team at Jerry Pinkas Reality are here to tell you that could become a reality for you. If you have ever thought of moving here, there has never been a better time than now to make that happen. What better way to experience winter than on a sunny beach and warm sand between your toes? Use that as motivation to move forward and let us help you find your dream home so you can build your tan year-round and enjoy Myrtle Beach on a permanent basis! 

 

 

What is there to do in Myrtle Beach? 

An easier question may be what isn’t there to do in Myrtle Beach! Over the years the city has transformed into a stunning home for lucky residents and a very popular vacation resort along the Atlantic coast of South Carolina. Showing off with a string of over sixty miles of glistening beaches, Myrtle Beach has become the hub of the Grand Strand and is filled with exciting adventures around every corner for families to enjoy. For a day out on the water, enjoy water sports such as parasailing, jet skiing, banana boat rides or kayaking in the ocean and bays. Or take one of the many water tours such as dolphin watching or chartered sailboat and boat tours. There are also numerous places that offer boat rentals for a day of fishing or sight seeing at your own pace. For a night of fun on the water, head to two of the only casino ships in South Carolina to enjoy Vegas-style gambling, fine food and live entertainment.  Once the sun goes down, try your luck gambling as the ships set sail twice on five-hour cruises from Little River, which is just a short drive north from Myrtle Beach.

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And for a day of sun bathing and relaxation, roll out your beach towel and lather on the sunscreen at one of the many beach areas. Enjoy the inviting fresh, salt water air while taking in all the natural beauty Myrtle Beach has to offer. There is also a 1.2-mile beachfront boardwalk that has something for everyone, young and old alike. The boardwalk features oceanfront views of pristine beach line, arcades for the young at heart and delicious restaurants, as well as numerous shops and souvenir stands. For the adventurous souls out there, the boardwalk also has an old-fashioned Family Kingdom amusement park that offers visitors plenty of laughter and fun. It is also home to the SkyWheel, which is the tallest Ferris wheel east of the Mississippi river, standing at an incredible 187-feet tall. The SkyWheel has 42 temperature controlled, glass-enclosed gondolas, and is the perfect place to take in a stunning and panoramic view of the city. During the summer months, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk hosts local events and festivals, including Ocean Boulebard’s Hot Summer Nights.   

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For the avid golfer, Myrtle Beach may be your idea of heaven on earth, as the area is home to seven of the top one hundred public golf courses in the nation. It has also been referred to as one of the top golf destinations in the country with stunning celebrity-designed golf courses and impressive club houses. And while there are many stunning golf courses throughout the country, very few places allow you to hit the greens year round with such beautiful natural surroundings and sunny weather. Do we need any more reasons for you to pack your bags (and clubs) today and head to beautiful Myrtle Beach?! 

There are also thousands of other entertainment options in Myrtle Beach, ensuring there is something to satisfy every taste for adventure.  There are over 50 mini-golf courses, an indoor amusement park with 100 interactive exhibits, ATV adventure tours, the Duplin Winery (for those over 21, of course), the Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center. There is also incredible shopping for those looking for a little retail therapy, mouthwatering restaurants and year-round explorations hiding around every corner. 


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What are the downfalls of living in Myrtle Beach during the winter?

We thought long and hard about this one, and there are a few trade offs that you will have to deal with by moving to Myrtle Beach year-round. You will have to give up shoveling snow, trade in your insulated jackets for swimsuits and beach cover ups, give up hot chocolate for refreshing lemonade, and exchange your winter skin care routine for an SPF. Long winter days spent at the beach may lead to things such as extreme happiness, unheard of relaxation, a healthy amount of vitamin D, a deep connection with nature and lasting memories. If you are willing to risk all of these trade offs by living in Myrtle Beach in the winter, then give us a call so we can help you find your dream home. The truth is, there really is no place like Myrtle Beach during the winter months and now is the perfect time for you to take that leap and settle into this wonderful community


What should I do if I am interested in moving to Myrtle Beach? 

Pick up the phone and call our experienced team at Jerry Pinkas reality! We know you have questions about moving or relocating to Myrtle Beach, and we have all the answers you are looking for. Our talented team has helped numerous individuals and families move to our area and we hope to do the same for you. We can show you around different neighborhoods, the local features and attractions, and all the magic that makes people fall in love with Myrtle Beach. Let us help guide you and find your dream home in this wonderful city today! 


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Why Live in Conway SC?

by Jerry Pinkas

Homes in Conway South Carolina

Why would you choose to live in Conway, South Carolina?

With so many beautiful areas and cities in South Carolina, you may find it difficult to narrow it down to one for you and your family to settle into and call home. We get a lot of inquires about different towns in and around the Myrtle Beach area, and there is one in particular that people have their eye on. And for a myriad of reasons, we understand why.

Nestled about fifteen miles northwest of Myrtle Beach (about a fifteen to twenty-minute drive) lies Conway, South Carolina, which is a beautiful town that is home to an array of unique dining, shopping and scenic views for residents to enjoy. This city, while a little further away from Myrtle Beach, has been here for years and is actually where all the business were located prior to the beach growing into the incredible and active area it is today.

 

Picture yourself walking down Main Street and seeing moss draped oaks, charming antique stores, cozy coffee shops, a live theatre, delicious bakeries and the county court house. If you like the nostalgia and southern charm of South Carolina, you are sure to fall in love with Conway, as the town is more architecturally turn of the century and is a growing area with a lot for families to do. Most of the downtown area is listed in the National Historic Register, and Conway is often referred to as South Carolina’s historic river town.

The median home price in Conway is just under $147,000 and approximately 22,800 lucky people reside there. Families that live in Conway attend schools within Horry County School system, and there are a few private schools in the area, including Conway Christian School. For higher education, Conway is home to Horry-Georgetown Technical College, as well as Coastal Carolina University.

We have a lot of clients who are buying and selling in Conway, as well as many people who are inquiring about the area and what the town is all about. We hope this post brings a little of Conway, South Carolina to life for you and shows you why it could be a wonderful place for you and your family to call home.

  

A stroll through Conway, SC

Image walking or driving through town and seeing several historical markers on your way that depict the charm and history of your surroundings. You will see how the streets were built around live oaks, many of which are protected by a tree-ordinance that was put in place to protect the landscape and preserve the towns ‘oldest citizens.’ Visitors will find many quaint shops, delicious restaurants and the must-see Ocean Fish Market, which is a smaller building that is nestled just off Main Street beneath old oak trees. It is not only one of the most scenic buildings in town with Spanish moss draping the top, but it is also an incredible spot to buy some of the freshest fish from the coast.

If your stroll leads you down 3rd Avenue, you will be pleased to find a handful of locally owned mom-and-pop stores, a full-service salon and spa, Rivertown Bistro and an innovative Southern farm-to-table restaurant concept. You will also find the county courthouse, which is over a century old and a grand and stunning structure. Depending on the time of year, it is also not uncommon to see festivals being held throughout the town with families of all ages coming out to enjoy. These festivals include art celebrations, holiday parties, food festivals and so much more! Whatever it is you are looking for in a town, Conway is sure to have it – along with a little Southern charm and hospitality! 

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A brief history of Conway, SC

Conway is one of the oldest towns in South Carolina and was founded in 1734, making it rich with both natural and American history. The town has gone through many name changes, from “Kings Town,” which was chosen by early English colonists, shortly after was changed to “Kingston,” then eventually to “Horry,” which honored General Peter Horry. Finally, in 1883 the name “Conway” was established by the General Assembly for General Robert Conway and has stuck ever since.


What is there to do in Conway, SC?

The Conway Riverwalk is the perfect place for a day outdoors, offering visitors a serene wooden path. Take a stroll along the winding blackwater of the Waccamaw River, enjoy the beauty of the rustic wooden buildings, let the kids burn some energy on the playgrounds or have lunch at the picnic tables. You will find marinas nearby, as well as a stunning inn. There is also an incredible arboretum at one end of the trail that features a variety of colorful plants and trees that showcases the natural beauty the area has to offer. The Conway Riverwalk is also part of a historical walking trail that defines the early days of the town, featuring many churches, homes, buildings and other significant places to the towns history. The path of Conway Riverwalk also leads visitors to Conway City Marina and Riverfront Park, where you can rent canoes and kayaks for a day on the water. The Riverwalk is not only a great place for leisure, but it is also used for festivities such as the annual Christmas Boat Parade and the summer celebration of Riverfest, which offers visitors activities and food along the path as well as in the park.

Activities in Conway SC

If you or anyone in your family likes live theatre, the Theatre of the Republic is located on Main Street and is a decades-old live performance venue that is committed to providing affordable and quality non-professional theatrical productions. Performed by local actors and actresses, the Theatre of the Republic is where locals and visitors to the area gather together to enjoy shows year-round. Or for those looking for a little history lesson, sample the everyday life of a Horry Country farm family living during the early 1900’s at The L.W. Paul Living History Farm. And for the avid golfer, there are numerous golf courses in and around Conway that are ideal for a day spent perfecting your swing. Some of these courses include Burning Ridge Golf Club, South Carolina Golf Center and The General James Hackler Course. There are so many family friendly adventures to do in Conway and the surrounding areas that you are sure to keep a smile on everyone’s face no matter the activity!  

Conway SC Restaurants

Are there good shopping and dining destinations in Conway, SC?

It is safe to say that there is something for every fashion sense, budget and pallet in Conway, SC! If you are looking for something hot and fresh, be sure to check out Trestle Bakery located on Main Street, where you will find an assortment of goodies from homemade pasta to mouthwatering deserts. Or for local coffee and tea spots, there is Rivertown Roasters On Main, C3 Coffee Bar and Crispy Yummy Donuts And Great Food. There is also Crady’s Eclectic, which has been a local favorite for many years. For the shopaholics, residents will be happy to find wonderful boutique shopping around every corner. Bodega is a great local spot that features specialty kitchen and home accessories.


What is the transportation like in Conway, SC?

If you are traveling to or around the historic downtown area of Conway, unlike Myrtle Beach, the best way to make your way around is by foot. If you do choose to drive, visitors will be pleased to find that parking is free. If you are looking for public transportation around Conway, the Coast Regional Transit Authority (or the RTA) serves the area, with the offices and primary station located near the historic district in downtown Conway. Or by air, the Conway-Horry County Airport (HYW) is a small airport located along US-378 about three miles outside of Conway.  

Homes of Conway SC

How do I inquire about Conway, SC?

Call our experienced team at Jerry Pinkas Reality today! We can help answer any questions you have and show you the best places to live in and around Conway, SC. Are you retired to plan to retire soon? Conway is a great place to settle into for your next chapter of life, with low cost of living and easy accessibility to Myrtle Beach. Our team can review factors of crime, climate and home prices to make sure you have all the information you are looking for in order to make the right home decision for you and your family. Conway, SC is an incredible community that makes up the Myrtle Beach area and it is filled with Southern charm and a welcoming atmosphere. Call us today and let us help you find your dream home in this wonderful community!

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What does a $100,000 Condo look like in Myrtle Beach?

by Jerry Pinkas

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What can I expect from a $100,000 Condo in Myrtle Beach?

What if I told you our team here at Jerry Pinkas Reality had an incredible Condo for you that was priced at…wait for it… $100,000! Talk about a major deal alert! With many people across the nation looking to relocate to sunny Myrtle Beach SC Homes for Sale (or current residents just looking for a new home), our team receives questions and inquires surrounding all topics, as well as families looking for properties at all price points. One inquiry we receive quite frequently is people looking for a Condo in Myrtle Beach around $100,000. And because we have helped many family's find their $100,000 dream Condo, we can confidently say that our experienced team can help to get you in one as well! Buyers would be shocked at how much you get for a Condo or townhome at that price point in this area and the many benefits that come along with these beautiful units. 

 

Some people think that you have to spend an arm and leg to purchase a nice Condo in Myrtle Beach, and anything priced at, below or just above $100,000 is not going to meet their standards. Well friends, we are here today to tell you that you would be very wrong if that was your mindset when starting your home search. There are numerous listings for Condos in the Myrtle Beach area that have been remodeled, in great locations and perfect for any family to settle into. Whether you are looking for a new forever home, a second home or to purchase a rental property, a $100,000 Condo in Myrtle Beach is sure to be all that you are looking for – and maybe a little more! 

You may be thinking what you would get for your money and what a $100,000 Condo in Myrtle Beach looks like. And while the units range in size and finishes, there are many stunning units throughout the area that are great finds and feature incredible amenities in lust worthy locations. Many of these Condos are around one to three bedrooms with one to two baths, and offer wonderful living space. You may be surprised with what a Condo in Myrtle Beach at the $100,000 price point looks like and we hope this blog will perk your attention and give you a little insight on these units. 

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Are Condos that cost $100,000 a good investment?

Absolutely! There are many perks to purchasing a Condo at the $100,000 price point. One of them being that you will have to put less money down up front in comparison to a higher priced Condo, as well as taking on a lower monthly mortgage. Imagine what you would do with extra money each month that was not going into your mortgage but instead in your own pocket. Oh the possibilities! You will also be able to pay off the Condo in a shorter amount of time. And with Myrtle Beach such a hot market right now and so many people flocking here to live or just vacation, you can be confident in the value of your purchase. 

Myrtle Beach SC Condos for $100,000

Many of the Condo’s priced at $100,000 in Myrtle Beach are beautiful and have been fully remodeled. Many units have upgrades including granite countertops in the kitchen and bathrooms, and are located in ideal locations. There are some units that are located within a resort and offer amenities such as pools, incredible gyms, indoor lazy rivers and, in some unique cases, even a bowling alley! There are many amazing features that make these units even more appealing and offer endless fun for the whole family! And how would you like to wake up overlooking the pools with sparkling ocean views? There are units at the $100,000 price point that have incredible views and are centrally located near incredible dining, shopping and entertainment options for the family. 

Do Condos that cost $100,000 make for good rental properties?

They don’t just make good rental properties – they make incredible rental properties! For a couple reasons. The first reason may be a little obvious and one we just spoke about, but buyers do not have to break the bank to purchase Condo. Purchasing a Condo around the $100,000 price point allows less barrier to entry in the rental property space, as you do not have to put a lot of money down. Your mortgage should also be relatively low compared to higher priced Condos in Myrtle Beach, making it easier to cover it every month with renters.

Another reason $100,000 Condos in the area are a good investment is that they are low maintenance. Many of the Condo’s are not incredibly large, therefore the upkeep and cleaning is not overbearing or too tedious, which is great if you are to have different visitors each week. And if the Condo has an HOA (Homeowners Association), most of the time those fees will go to cover maintenance of the building such as common spaces, pools and landscaping, as well as insurance on the building. In come cases, cable and internet are included as well. This is a huge bonus because you will not have to worry about maintenance if you are not in town.

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Rental Condos Myrtle Beach

To help maximize the unit as a rental property, you can utilize pull out sofa beds or even wall beds to sleep larger families. This is a great and relatively inexpensive way to accommodate parities of all sizes, while also broadening the reach of potential renters. It is also a great way to save space while also providing additional lodging, which is very appealing to people looking to rent the unit. We have seen beautiful, smaller one bedroom units that can sleep up to eight people. And when you are that close to the stunning beaches of Myrtle Beach, lets be honest - many people probably won’t be spending much time indoors anyway! 

Waterfront Condos Myrtle Beach

With Myrtle Beach being such a sought after area for people around the country, buyers should not have a problem with renting the Condo out. Being a desireable location, here is so much demand with visitors to the area that need a place to stay, and many like the comfort of being able to settle into a Condo that features a kitchen, upgrades and utilize the amenities - especially if they are staying for long periods of time. With spring and summer not too far off, now is a great time to start looking into these Condo’s as rental properties to get a jump start and be prepared for the busy season. 

Lastly, lets talk about everyone’s favorite part – potential rental income! Our team at Jerry Pinkas Reality have seen some of these incredible units bring in over $32,000 per year in rental income. Incredible right?! Needless to say, utilizing these units priced at $100,000 as rental properties has the potential to bring in great revenue for you and your family, and can be a money machine for people at a relatively low initial cost. 

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What should be my first step if I am interested in purchasing a Condo around $100,000 in Myrtle Beach? 

Call us directly! Many peoples first instinct is to go online and plug in certain search criteria and hope that their dream home will appear on their screen. We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but that method does not always work. There are many incredible listings for Condos priced right around $100,000 in Myrtle Beach that any family would be lucky to close on, but maybe aren’t listed on the internet or are not easily assessable online. Let us take the hard work, research and guessing off your plate. Call our experienced team at Jerry Pinkas Reality today and let us help you find your perfect $100,000 Condo today! 

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