Why is Myrtle Beach Booming with New Home Communities?
So it’s official – the Myrtle Beach secret it out! The country has caught on to the beauty and charm of the area and people are flocking here from every direction. Myrtle Beach has some of the best beaches in the nation with glistening warm sand, stunning water and some of the best entertainment around. With all the growth of the area, it seems there is new construction going up around every corner, which is great for families looking to settle into new home communities in Myrtle Beach. We have listed some of these incredible neighborhoods below, many of them offering luxurious amenities for their residents.
And with all the decisions that go into purchasing a new home in a new community, some individuals get the wrong information about how to go about finding and buying these homes. We bust the myth and tell you why it is important to partner with an experienced real estate team instead of representing yourself in the process, and why you should not go into a new home community by yourself. Our hope at Jerry Pinkas Reality is to lend some helpful information to our readers and aid in making the home buying process in Myrtle Beach as seamless and stress-free as possible!
New Home Communities in Myrtle Beach
There are many beautiful new home communities popping up around Myrtle Beach. One of them is Jackson Estates, which is an incredibly desired new home community with home prices starting around $170,000. This community is located in an unbelievable location, tucked just off the beaten path and conveniently located near outstanding restaurants, top-notch shopping, world-class hospitals, and medical offices, an award-wining school district, stunning golf courses and is less than four miles from Surfside Beach. It is also near Myrtle Beach Mall and only minutes from Market Common. Jackson Estates is an exclusive and intimate community and boasts quality construction along with ponds and stunning green spaces throughout the community. There is also a pool and cabana area for residents to enjoy. The striking Jackson Estates community has a $45 Homeowners Associate Fee that includes upkeep of the grounds such as common area landscaping, street lighting and maintenance including ponds.
Another incredible new home community is Belle Harbor, which is a master planned community with single family homes starting in the mid $200’s. Residents of Belle Harbor are centrally located and a short drive from incredible restaurants and shops, Market Common and stunning local beaches. A few amenities that are planned for the community include a playground, pickleball courts, a community fire pit, community pool and a cabana with picnic tables. Families looking for their dream home are sure to find it in Belle Harbor! And for those active adults looking for a little piece of coastal luxury, look no further than Del Webb Myrtle Beach. This exciting and highly desirable new neighborhood is for individuals 55+ and is located along the ICW at the intersection of 62ndAvenue North and Highway 17 North. The community boasts its own amenity complex complete with a clubhouse, fitness equipment, and swimming pool, and also features its own dedicated activities director to offer exciting new opportunities for residents of the community. Furthermore, residents also have access to all the incredible amenities of Grade Dunes and are within walking distance to a 3.3-acre off-leash dog park and the Claire Chapin Epps Family YMCA. Del Webb Myrtle Beach is comprised of stunning single-family homes that are perfectly nestled along Intracoastal Waterway and is ideal for active adults who are looking for an active lifestyle with coastal luxury.
Villa Venezia is a stunning new home community that features 2,500-4,400 square foot single-family homes starting in the $500,000’s. Located in Grande Dunes Marketplace, this elegant neighborhood boasts a variety of home designs for potential residents to choose from and is near highway 17 Bypass at 82nd Ave N Parkway next to Lowes Foods. Many of the lots at Villa Venezia feature incredible and stunning Intracoastal Waterway and/or golf course views. Residents of the community also enjoy being just a short distance from tennis courts, the marina, shopping, dining, and entertainment, as well as the Members Club clubhouse and the Ocean Club. Residents of Villa Venezia are close to the best the Myrtle Beach area has to offer and is an incredible neighborhood to look into when searching for a new home and community to settle into.
Lastly, the Living Dunes community, located in Grande Dunes Marketplace next to Lowes Food, offers residents the ideal blend of modern luxury paired with a traditional community. Making for an exceptional coastal living experience, Living Dunes is within walking distance to the beach and Ocean Club and will sport a healthy mix of townhomes, cottages and single-family homes that start in the $400,000’s. Built with a commitment to health and environment, the community features over eight miles of sidewalks and walking trails that are perfectly nestled among ten acres of lakes and sprawling parks and green spaces. Residents of Living Dunes relish is being the first Gigabit community in Myrtle Beach, enjoying the benefits of a fiber-based broadband internet with safer and faster connections on their digital devices. The community also offers an incredible and exclusive amenity center featuring an outdoor fireplace, pool, and a Grande Dune Ocean Club membership. The Living Dunes is located on Highway 17 Bypass at 82nd Ave N Parkway and with its high-quality construction and design, you will not want to miss out on the opportunity to settle into this amazing new neighborhood.
Why Should I Not Represent Myself When Purchasing a New Home?
All of these new home communities are incredible, let’s be honest. But what should you do when starting your search into some of these neighborhoods? Some people think that it is better to represent themselves when it comes to looking for and actually purchasing a home. They feel they can save money in the agent’s commissions and land more cash in their pocket at the end of the process. And while this may sound like an ideal scenario, there are a few reasons why this is not a good idea and should be avoided. When purchasing a home, buyers should always look for an agent that has a good track record and extensive knowledge about the area. One of the main reasons you should not represent yourself is because experienced real estate teams have the inside scoop on new listings that have not hit the market yet. Our team at Jerry Pinkas Reality can take you on location to new homes that have just been listed, and even ones that are not listed yet but are set to be in the near future. This ensures that you have the cream of the crop and a variety of options to choose from when starting your house search. Talk about a competitive advantage! You are doing yourself and your family a huge disservice by only looking at houses that are listed on the internet. There are many incredible homes that sell early to excited buyers that never even made it online. Let our team help you in the search and take some of the pressure to keep up with the listings in Myrtle Beach off your back. We know what we are doing and have many happy and satisfied customers that had an incredible home buying experience!
Real estate agents will also help you ensure that you are not paying too much for a property as they know the comps in the area and how much you should be paying for the home. It is also good to have that barrier between you and the seller for negotiating purposes. Our team will always make sure that you are not overpaying for a home and see that you are not in a vulnerable position like you would be if you were to represent yourself.
You should also never walk into a new home community by yourself. Buyers want to make sure they are accompanied by an agent who can explain and represent them in the process. There may be properties that are not being shown to the public in that community, and you can only find out about them through agents who are connected to the real estate market in Myrtle Beach. Your agent can tell you all the amenities of the area, what you should be paying for the home in comparison to other comps in the area and again help to negotiate the right price for you. Walking into a new home community in Myrtle Beach blind can prove to be extremely overwhelming and can add a lot of unneeded and unintended stress to the buying process. Let our team at Jerry Pinkas Reality walk you through these new home communities and show you all the benefits these properties can afford you and your family in Myrtle Beach!
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