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Things All Homeowners Should Know

Posted by Rod Smith on January 30, 2017 in  Home for sale  home seller  homeowners association
Owning a home is a huge responsibility, but there are quite a few "tricks of the trade" that can make home ownership a much easier affair all the way around. Below are some important tips and ideas that every homeowner should be aware of in order to get the most out of their number-one investment.  1. A poorly insulated attic can wreak havoc on your heating and cooling costs. If you look into your attic and see missing, damaged or sparse insulation (e.g., less than 6 inches in thickness), ... read more

Murrells Inlet - A Perfect Place to Live

Posted by Rod Smith on January 25, 2017 in  community  homes for sale  Murrells Inlet
Murrells Inlet is one of the many hidden gems you'll find in the Grand Strand area. Once the stomping ground of the notorious sea robber Blackbeard the Pirate, Murrells Inlet is popularly known as the "Seafood Capital of South Carolina", and it offers spectacular vistas and a timeless vibe that perfectly complements its rich and colorful history. If you've been thinking about moving to the Grand Strand area but the frenetic pace within the Myrtle Beach city limits doesn't quite tickle your fancy, you... read more
If you've lived in the South for any length of time, you know how insanely hot and humid it can be during the warm months. Not only that, but the South is known for pop-up storms with wind and rains in the spring and fall seasons. All of these various weather factors can take a toll on the exterior of your home, as well as the other features and details of your property. By keeping a close eye on the exterior of your home and performing regular preventative maintenance, you can avoid costly large-scale pr... read more

Is It Time for a Check-Up - Review Your Homeowners Policy

Posted by Rod Smith on January 18, 2017 in  Real Estate
Check-ups--they're a part of everyday life. We go to the doctor every year for our annual check-up, and we typically take our cars to the mechanic every few months to make sure all is well under the hood. With all of the different things that we have to keep track of in our daily lives, it's easy to let something like homeowner’s insurance go neglected, but this could be a costly mistake. If you haven't reviewed your homeowner’s insurance policy lately, it's time for you to conduct an annual "... read more

Surfside Beach - An Affordable Option

Surfside Beach - An Affordable Option
Posted by Rod Smith on January 14, 2017 in  Condos for sale  golf course condos  Surfside Beach
The Myrtle Beach area is perhaps best known for being a dining, shopping, and entertainment haven, but beyond the hustle and bustle of the main tourist hot spots, there are several areas of the Grand Strand that offer an excellent standard of living without all of the hype. Surfside Beach definitely falls into this category; it's a laid-back seaside town located on the southern end of Horry County, and it offers two miles of pristine coastline along with outstanding natural beauty all around. Po... read more


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