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Times They Have Changed

by Mike Sells
Posted by Deborah Hensel on August 07, 2012 in  Condos for Rent  Homes for Rent  myrtle beach  real estate sales  rentals
As a lifelong resident of Myrtle Beach, SC I have seen a lot of changes to the area through the years. Actually I was born here in the old Ocean View Memorial Hospital, now a large vacant lot, making me an “original” to the area. The population has continued to grow; at one time you could tell the seasons just by the number of people out and about and traffic on the road. Fall into winter was extremely slow and much different than spring into summer but not anymore. There are year round activiti... read more
As a member and resident of a homeowners association, I attend an occasional meeting of the Board of Directors to better understand the administration and operation of my community.  Board meetings are open to the membership and the Board will often take questions from those attending.  Boards also distribute information such as meeting minutes, audits and newsletters in the spirit of openness.  We all expect that. There are times when I prefer to view other association documents held in the office o... read more
Coldwell Banker Chicora’s New Homes Division has seen an increase in visitors to the Models and sales of existing new homes as well as pre-sales are definitely up.  Prices had bottomed out and gradual price increases, due to the cost of construction materials, is beginning. Our New Home Communities offer homes priced from the low $90’s to the $200’s .  Now is a great time to buy a new house!    Article from the NAHB (National Association of Home ... read more
I have so many wonderful childhood memories that center around growing up in theMyrtle Beach area.  I can remember running from the waves as they would crash on the shore, visiting the historic Myrtle Beach Pavilion again and again, and battling with my brother over the most intense 18 holes of mini-golf you’ve ever seen!!  We had such a great time not only during the summer, but year round.   Now that I’m grown with kids of my own, I want them to have the same wond... read more
There are lots of things I love about living in the Myrtle Beach area, but I have some favorites.  I’ll share with you, but not in any order because they are all favorites!  First of all I must admit that I’m a gardener, so obviously I love having flowers I could never grow up north.  I love having a colorful garden all year round.  There’s nothing better than curling up on my porch bed swing on a lazy afternoon to admire my garden with the manicured golf course fairway in the ... read more


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