Myrtle Beach Real Estate Blog

Stay current and up to date on Myrtle Beach Real Estate.  We post topics regarding Community and Area information, Ace Realty's BlogNew Construction and Homes and Condos For Sale.  Additionally, we'll offer Buyer & Seller advice and tips. Finally, what's hot when it comes to Myrtle Beach Attractions and Events.

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March 31, 2017

North Myrtle Beach Residential Communities

North Myrtle Beach is an up and coming area.  Recent development is changing the landscape rapidly, while at the same time preserving the things that attract people most such as the Crescent Beach, Cherry Grove and the Inlet.  Dredging is underway in Cherry Grove and property values will surely rise substantially once this project is complete.

Communities of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Com

North Myrtle Beach is also home to numerous golf courses such as:  The Dye Club, Fazio, Norman and Love Courses of Barefoot Resort, Azalea Sands, Possum Trot, Tidewater Golf Club and The Surf Golf and Beach Club.  If you're a golfer, you may enjoy viewing homes on Golf Course View page.

If you're trying to decide on a location to purchase a new home or vacation property, below is a list of almost every single community in North Myrtle Beach, SC.  Contact any of our experience Real Estate Team to assist you or for more information.  

North Myrtle Beach Communities and Homes For Sale


North Myrtle Beach is a beautiful area that borders the southern tip of the "Grand Strand".  With miles of white, sandy North Myrtle Beach Homes For SaleBeaches and numerous activities, its no wonder its one of the most popular destinations on the east coast.

Ace Realty's office is located in North Myrtle Beach, so when you need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact one of our REALTORS.  If you'd like to connect with us on a social level, visit our Facebook page at: or on Google +

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Jan. 7, 2017

Top Rated Myrtle Beach Attractions 2017

There are so many unique and enjoyable attractions in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  Initially people are drawn to Myrtle Beach having the warm temperatures and white sandy beaches.  We've compiled a list of some of the Top Rated Attractions in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Broadway At The Beach:  Numerous places to shop, dine and enjoy the nightlife.  Restaurants include King Kong Sushi, Key West Grill, American Tap House, Jimmy Buffets Margaritaville, Landry’s Seafood, Joe’s Crab Shack, Yamato Steakhouse, Liberty Brewery & Grill & Hard Rock Cafe.  There’s also miniature golf & Theatre's, such as Legends & the Palace Theatre.  Nightclubs include Senior Frogs, Crocodile Rocks, Malibu’s, Broadway Louie’s, Good Time Charles & Fat Tuesdays.  You can also get a little adventurous and play on the ziplines or take a boat ride oMyrtle Beach Skywheeln the lake.
Myrtle Beach Skywheel: If you want to get a great view of the City Of Myrtle Beach and Atlantic Ocean, you’ll love the Myrtle Beach Skywheel. It’s located in downtown Myrtle Beach along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. It has a fantastic, lively atmosphere and is a great place to visit. Phone: 843- 839-9200 | Info and Videos   
Myrtle Beach:  People enjoy swimming, walking, and catching a tan on the beautiful white sandy beaches that line the coast. Field: Pelicans Ballpark is home to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Advanced ‘A’ Affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. The ballpark is located directly across from Broadway at the Beach and offers affordable family fun 70 nights a year!  Group rates available for groups of 10 or more. Phone: (843) 918-6000 | Website
Myrtle Beach State Park: Myrtle Beach State Park sits nestled among Oceanfront maritime forest. A quiet, and surprisingly green, escape from the otherwise bustling beach, the park provides educational opportunities, a nature trail and some of the best surf fishing South Carolina has to offer as well as stunning ocean views and another great fishing spot on Myrtle Beach pier. As far as Myrtle Beach campgrounds go, the parks’ is among the most popular, providing guests with Myrtle Beach pier and shoreline access as well as cozy sites tucked away under the towering trees. If the Myrtle Beach campgrounds aren’t for you, overnight guests may also stay in one of six rental cabins, built by the CCC in the 1930s. Phone: 843-238-5325 | Website
Ripley’s Aquarium:  The aquarium is great fun with many displays and activities. The horseshoe crab and ray petting areas are not to be missed. Kids will have great fun in the pirate area. Check out the glass tunnels through the main aquarium to see all the sea life up close. Phone: 843-916-0888 | Website
New South Brewing:  A wide variety including Lagers, Ales, IPA’s & more.  Located at 1109 Campbell St, Myrtle Beach, sC 29577 | New South Brewing
Myrtle Beach Boardwalk:  The boardwalk is made up of three sections.
  • North Dunes Walkway Section – The North Walkway extends from the Fifteenth Avenue North Park to Plyler Park at the foot of Mr. Joe White Avenue. It features a raised wooden deck and dune landscaping with vegetation which offers a serene, peaceful, and natural environment; a perfect beach experience. The walkway in this section is eight feet wide with connecting pathways to beach access points and adjacent accommodations and attractions.
    South Promenade Section – The South Promenade continues from Eighth Avenue North to First Avenue North just south of the Second Avenue Pier. The South Promenade is a lineal oceanfront park with benches and natural landscaping. This section offers relaxing views of the beach and passive recreational opportunities. Main walkways are twelve feet wide, while secondary paths are eight feet wide.
    Central Wooden Boardwalk Section – The high-intensity portion of the boardwalk extends from Plyler Park to Eighth Avenue North. This section adjoins beachfront stores and shops and invokes a carnival and nostalgia atmosphere with its sights, sounds, and energy with a more classic wooden Boardwalk surface. This section ranges from approximately 26 to 50 feet in width. Website
Boat Tours:  People enjoy Myrtle Beach Watersports, Island Adventure Watersports, Gator Bait Adventure Tours, Waccamaw River ToursDownwind Sails WatersportsLiving Large Party BargeThe Market Common:  Shopping, Dining, Movie Theatre, Mall, Walking, Walking, Outside Movies & Entertainment.

Other Popular Things To Do In Myrtle Beach

Carolina Paddle Company: Paddle Boarding. Lessons, Adventure Tours, Camping Excursions, Rentals, Retail, etc. Myrtle Beach PaddleboardingPrices vary and are all inclusive, per person. All instructors are First Aid and CPR certified. Phone: 843-443-5687 | Website

Myrtle Beach Safari: The Myrtle Beach Safari is a hands on interactive wildlife experience that can be had nowhere else on Earth! You will spend hours interacting with and experiencing wildlife while learning about the work being done to conserve them worldwide. Phone: 843-361-4552 | Website

Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum: The Museum is composed of the following: Six first floor galleries featuring rotating exhibits; Four second-floor galleries including the Grace Martin Matlock Education Galleries; The Art Studio, classroom space used for children’s, adults’ and family workshops; Simeon Chapin Art Resource Library; Reception Room with baby grand piano, used for receptions, concerts, lectures, displays and demonstrations; Carolyn Burroughs Tea Porch, an enclosed space for receptions and other events offering a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean. Phone: 843-238-2510 | Website

Mount Atlanticus Miniature Golf: Mount Atlanticus Minitaur Golf is the one of the TOP miniature golf courses in Myrtle Beach with 36 holes of the best Putt-Putt at the beach. You will see unimpeachable evidence of a miniature golf island resort rumored to be 50,000 years old. They say it broke away from the sunken continent of Atlantis only to reappear in Myrtle Beach. The resort was designed by a minotaur named Goff. Come and you will see great views of the Atlantic Ocean from golf huts over 75 feet high. The 19th hole offers a “Lifetime Pass” to a hole-in-one shot. Phone: 843-444-1008 | Facebook Page

Wheels of Yesteryear: The cars showcased at Wheels of Yesteryear belong to long-time car enthusiast Paul Cummings and his wife Carol. The exception is the Joe Dirt movie car, which is on loan. The complete collection consists of over 100 cars. Cummings’ life-long admiration of American-made cars and trucks was his motivation for displaying his private collection in public. This amazing collection has been over 45 years in the making. The vehicles displayed at Wheels of Yesteryear allow museum visitors to see and appreciate the true beauty and craftsmanship of cars from previous eras. Dedicated automobile enthusiasts and casual fans alike will find something interesting and exciting within the Wheels of Yesteryear auto showcase. Go down memory lane at Wheels of Yesteryear. Phone: 843-903-4774 | Website

Palace Theatre: The Palace Theatre is located at the heart of Myrtle Beach in the award winning “Broadway at the Beach” Entertainment Complex. The Palace Theatre plays host to some of the greatest and most spectacular live entertainment shows, broadway theatre productions and musicals from around the world. Phone: 843-448-9224 | Website

Backstage Mirror Maze: Backstage Mirror Maze is a unique, new attraction the entire family can enjoy! At over 2,000 square feet, you will be challenged by infinite reflections, surprising corners, dead ends and continuous circles! A truly, mind-bending experience for all ages. Our kaleidoscope glasses will intensify the effects of the dazzling rainbow lights that will confuse and render you utterly lost. Phone: 843-712-1794 | Website

Wonderworks: An amusement park for the mind with 50,000 square feet of “edu-tainment”. The attraction combines education and entertainment with more than 100 hands on exhibits that challenge the mind and spark the imagination. Worderworks also features a zipline 50 feet above the water. Phone: 843-626-9962 | Website

Family Kingdom Amusement Park: There’s just a special place in the hearts of families everywhere for that old-time warm, friendly amusement park by the sea. Family Kingdom features more than 35 thrilling rides. In 2013 we added four exciting new rides including the Twist ‘n Shout steel roller coaster. And in 2014, we added the interactive bouncing on the Jump Around Dune Buggies, and the Magic Bikes. Of course, your favorites are ready and waiting. Hold on as the Swamp Fox wooden roller coaster takes your breath away at every turn, splash down on our Log Flume, free-fall 110 feet in our Slingshot Drop Zone, bounce a bit on our bumper cars or hit the Go-Kart tracks. And don’t forget, Family Kingdom’s Oceanfront Water Park, Splashes, is just across the street. Phone: 843.626.3447 | Website

Springmaid Pier: Part of the Springmaid Beach Resort, the Springmaid Pier stretches 1,060 feet into the ocean. The pier holds the state record for Spanish Mackerel and hosts numerous fishing tournaments. The pier’s Barnacles Bar & Grille offers tasty food and drinks in a casual atmosphere. The kids will especially enjoy the hand-dipped ice cream! Phone: 843.315.7156 | Website

The Hollywood Wax Museum: The Hollywood Wax Museum is a landmark in Myrtle Beach and a highlight of Broadway at the Beach. At the intersection of Highway 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue in Myrtle Beach, Hollywood Wax Museum is the only wax museum in the country devoted entirely to celebrity figures. The two-story Museum will bring Myrtle Beach tourists and locals into the world of Hollywood Stars and allow visitors to get close to some of the most famous people in show business, recreated so faithfully that you’d swear they were alive. Hollywood Wax Museum houses tons of uncanny replicas, lending themselves to fun photo opportunities for guests. If you’re waxing for fun things to do in Myrtle Beach, SC this summer or if you’re visiting the beautiful Grand Stand any time of year, the Hollywood Wax Museum Nightmare Haunted Houseis a must-see. Phone: 843-444-0091 | Website

Nightmare Haunted House: Established in the mid 1980’s, this mysterious dark attraction continues to horrify tourists and locals alike. Beyond these weathered doors resides the very place in your worst nightmares where evil dreams become stark reality. This is the place where horror plays hide-and-seek with the reluctant dreamer. In and out of total darkness, you find yourself shivering with terror. The morbid,raspy giggle of a zombified clown. The twisted whispers of the side-show freaks leaves you unsure of the source…You can’t be sure what lurks ahead or behind…Above or below. Suddenly your blood runs cold as you realize you’re not sure if you will ever see the light of day once more. Phone: 843-602-4813 | Website

Myrtle Beach Convention Center: 250,000 sq. ft convention center is one of the largest on the East coast, and our exhibit hall is 100,800 square-foot, column-free and is divisible into three sections. Exhibit Hall C features telescopic seating for 2,500 plus making it ideal for general sessions and large assemblies. Thirty-five foot ceilings in the exhibit hall can accommodate most any exhibit or production company’s needs. Eleven dedicated docks and drive in access to each hall. Meanwhile, our 17,000-square-foot ballroom is a showcase of design and functionality, hosting spectacular catered presentations running the gamut from breakfasts to seven-course extravaganzas. Phone: 843-918-1225 | Website

Myrtle Beach Welcome Center: Visitors to the area are served by three conveniently located Welcome Centers: in central Myrtle Beach, on the South Strand, and at Myrtle Beach International Airport. At all three centers, friendly staff members greet visitors, answer questions, offer directions, and distribute maps, brochures, event listings, coupons and more. As an added service, each office is equipped with a Text Telephone (TTY) system, which makes calls possible to and from people who are hearing impaired. Phone: 843-626-7444 | Website

Wacatee Zoo: Waccatee Zoo is located within 500 acres of private, carefully preserved, wooded property. Along winding trails, beneath shady trees you’ll find thousands of animals and over 100 species that are all treated like family. This zoo receives no state or government funding, just lots of T.L.C. Located where the Waccamaw River, Intracoastal Waterway and Socastee Creek Join, Waccatee Zoo is a natural wildlife sanctuary and breeding ground for many species of migratory birds. Phone: 843.650.8500 | Website


Children’s Museum Of South Carolina: Interactive exhibits and programs where visitors can touch, explore, and play while learning about their world. Located directly across from the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in the same building as Office Depot. Phone: 843.946.9469 | Website

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not: Stroll through exhibits and see over 500 amazing and strange oddities from real shrunken heads to Transformers make of car part SEEING IS BELIEVING. Phone: 843-448-2261 | Website

Ripley’s Haunted Adventure: The only place in Myrtle Beach where you’ll find shrunken heads, a 8ft tall Transformer sculpture made of scrap car parts, an authentic vampire killing kit, one-of-a-kind artwork, tons of hands-on interactives, and a wicked spinning vortex tunnel! Phone: 843-916-8971 | Website

Myrtle Waves Water Park: Make a splash at South Carolina’s largest water park with 22 slides and attractions and 1.2 million gallons of family fun. Relax by the wave pool, rent a private cabana, splash on exciting slides, raft rides or kiddie play areas. Perfect for groups and birthdays, too! Phone: 843-913-9250 | Website

Splashes Water Park: Family Kingdom’s Oceanfront Water Park has a new name: Splashes. Located on the beach, Splashes is the perfect place to take a break from the sun and sand. Feel the thrill of speeding down a water slide or simply relax as you drift down the cool, refreshing water of the lazy river. Splashes has wet and wild water flumes (over 100′ drop), exhilarating speed slides, intermediate speed slides and a spacious 425′ long lazy river with waterfalls.
Phone: 843-916-0400 | Website
Broadway At The Beach
Broadway At The Beach
Broadway At The Beach
Shopping And Dining
Other Myrtle Beach Attractions
Legends In Concert
The House Of Blues
The Carolina Opry
Cancun Lagoon Mini Golf
Horseback Riding Of Myrtle Beach

King Kong Sushi
Greg Normans -Barefoot Landing
Sea Captains House - Phone: 843-448-8082
Liberty Steakhouse  - Barefoot Landing
Other Myrtle Beach Restaurants
Burro Loco, Mellow Mushroom
Damons, Benitos, King Kong Sushi
Olive Garden, Bonefish Grille, Rossi's
Wild Wing Cafe

Myrtle Beach Golf Courses
The Tanger Outlets
Phone: 843-449-0491
Market Commons  - Shopping, Dining, Movies
Golf Courses
Grande Dunes Golf Course  - A Beautiful Golf Course
Barefoot Resort Golf Courses  - Four Signature Courses
Dec. 26, 2016

Kingston Plantation - Oceanfront & Gated

Kingston Plantation Waterpark

Kingston Plantation – Kingston Plantation is a gated community in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. There are a variety of property types available. Luxurious, Oceanfront condos line the Atlantic Ocean. There are also private Villas & Townhouses with wooded and lake views. The amenities are fantastic and include a Waterpark, Ocean Access, Walking Trails, Tennis Courts, Pools, Volleyball Courts and a Fitness Center. Its located within minutes of the Tanger Outlets and shopping centers. View Condos and Villas For Sale in Kingston Plantation by clicking on any of the links below:

Margate Tower | South Hampton | North Hampton | Brighton | Royale Palms | Villas
Kingston Plantation, Margate Tower

Volleyball Court, Kingston Plantation

North Hampton Tower Kingston Plantation

The Lakes in Kingston Plantation

Kingston Plantation Lakes
Dec. 26, 2016

Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Homes

Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Homes For Sale

If you’re searching for the perfect Oceanfront setting, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is a fantastic place to find your dream home.  Featuring white, sandy beaches with undisturbed dunes overlooking the deep blue Atlantic Ocean.  In addition to the tranquil setting of the beach, there are so many amazing attractions such as 100’s of restaurants, golf courses and shopping outlets.  There’s also an Oceanfront Boardwalk with lounge areas, music, entertainment & a Skywheel within the heart of Myrtle Beach.

View the latest list of Oceanfront homes for sale in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

You may also enjoy viewing Oceanfront homes for sale in North Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach & Pawleys Island.  Contact one of Ace Realty’s Real Estate Experts when you’re ready to find your Dream Home.

Dec. 26, 2016

Tidewater Plantation Homes, Condos & Townhouses

Tidewater Plantation is beautiful, gated, Golf Course & ICW view community. The amenities are incredible and include the following: A Beach Cabana, Pools, Hot Tubs, Tennis Courts, Exercise Facility, Security and Clubhouse with planned activities.Tidewater Plantation, North Myrtle Beach

View All Homes For Sale in Tidewater.  Or, search by specific sections such as:

The Bluffs – This is a separate, gated section with spectacular homes and additional amenities such as: A large pool, Jacuzzi tub, bocce ball court, covered picnic tables and a lakeside deck.  It borders the Cherry Grove Inlet with salt water marshes, amazing views and wildlife.  and, golf course and lakes.  The salt water marshes  amazing views.  The golf course is spread throughout and homes line the course.

Harbor Loft– Residential, elevated HPR homes, some of which border the Intracoastal Waterway.  There is a community boat dock and there are some private docks as well.  These homes feature rooftop sitting areas to take in the amazing views along the waterway and marshes.

South Island–  This luxurious section borders the Intracoastal Waterway and features homes with boat docks.  Some homes have views of the marsh and golf course.

Courtyard Park–  A tucked away, wooded section of Tidewater with modest homes.

TIDEWATER TOWNHOUSES AND VILLAS View All Villas, Condos & Townhomes For Sale:  Tidewater Ridge, Courtyard Park, Clubhouse Villas, Teal Lake Villas, Heron Lake Villas & Lighthouse Point Villas Clubhouse Villas – This section is relatively close to the clubhouse and has view of the golf course, Intracoastal Waterway and marsh.  These building are 3 stories tall and feature 2 and 3 bedroom villas all on one level. Tidewater Ridge –  This section is made up of 3 Bedroom Townhouses.  The Master Suite, Living room, Kitchen, and Screened Porch are all on the first level.  There are four townhouses per building and nine buildings in total.  This section is also relatively close to the Amenity Center. Teal Lake Villas –  These villas have scenic views of the lake and are located close to the golf course and driving range. Heron Lake Villas –  Nestled among the tall pine trees, these villas are located close to the Amenity Center, Tennis and Pool area. Lighthouse Point Villas –  Views of the 9th green of Tidewater golf course and clubhouse.


Tidewater Plantation Pool Area


Tidewater Plantation Land For Sale – There are a variety of lots available in Tidewater. Some have Golf Course, water or marsh views.


Dec. 26, 2016

Aberdeen Homes & Condos For Sale

Homes for Sale in Aberdeen

Aberdeen is a golf course community located in Longs, South Carolina. Many of the homes have fantastic golf course views . The community features a pool and a clubhouse. The association dues are very reasonable.

There is a separate condominium section called Aberdeen Buck Creek on Tupelo Drive which has 3 and 4 story buildings with condos available on each level. Long term rentals are permitted in Aberdeen.

Contact us for more information or to set up a viewing for any of these properties.

View Homes For Sale In Aberdeen

Dec. 26, 2016

Big Landing Plantation. The Hidden Gem Of Little River, SC

Big Landing Plantation Day Docks

Now this is what you can call a true “Hidden Gem”!  Big Landing Plantation is a magnificent, Gated Community located in Little River, South Carolina. It borders the Intracoastal Waterway and a Tidal Marsh with amazing views and undisturbed woodlands in the background.  Being only minutes from North Myrtle Beach, SC and Calabash, NC, its in a unique and very convenient location for shopping and dining.

The Live Oak At Big Landing Plantation

This tranquil, luxurious community boasts the natural beauty of Live Oak trees which are over 100 years old, a pier with day docks and a pool area with a large clubhouse featuring a full kitchen.
Residents of Big Landing Plantation love their community; thus the limited availability throughout the years.  The breathtaking Marsh Views, Waterway access and unbelievable amenities are coupled with a very low Homeowner’s Association fee, which is attractive in itself!
The Pool Area at Big Landing Plantation
There is now a listing with remarkable features & views available!   Click Here to view the Big Landing Plantation Listing and call us for details!  This is an extremely rare find along the Marsh.
Front View Big Landing
A View From Behind 2278 Big Landing, Dr., Little River SC 29566
Left Side Of The House

View All Homes For Sale In Big Landing Plantation

Dec. 26, 2016

Pelican Bay Homes For Sale

Pelican Bay is a gated, Intracoastal Waterway community situated in Little River, SC.  It’s conveniently located close to the Robert Edge Parkway leading into North Myrtle Beach. The North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports complex is only minutes away as well. The lots are large & wooded. Many of the lots are over a 1/2 acre!Pelican Bay Homes For Sale, Little River SC

Most homes in Pelican Bay were constructed by H & H Homes and come with standard features such as Granite Countertops, Stainless Steel Appliances, High SEER HVAC systems,  Hardy Plank siding, 2' x 6" construction with R-19 Insulation in the Walls.

Pelican Bay Homes, Little River SC

Community Amenities include trash pick up, a boat launch, boat storage area, day docks on the Intracoastal Waterway.  View Homes For Sale In Pelican Bay

Dec. 26, 2016

Interesting Facts About Myrtle Beach Golf Courses!

The Dunes Club Myrtle Beach

Palm Trees, Greens and lovely people. South Carolina: #1 in Golf

Each year thousands of people travel from all over the country to golf on the lovely greens of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. “The Grand Strand” has been named ‘The Seaside Golf Capitol of the World’ with over 100 Championship courses along the small stretch of the East Coast.

What golfers don’t realize is… Each of these greens have a story of their own. Here are some extremely interesting facts about even the most popular of Myrtle Beach Golf Courses:

1) Wicked Stick: If you hit a ball into someones yard, the clubhouse will reimburse the balls lost; and they also offer coffee and tee all the time.

2) Oyster Bay: the only out of bounds on this green is the road on #18. On #17 (an island green) the oyster shells around the green are considered part of the water hazard.

3) Thistle: This is the only course in Myrtle Beach with 12 minute tee times. Most often tee times are seven, eight or nine minutes. Thistle will be opening one of the largest and most technologically sound clubhouse very soon. They also the average the largest greens at about 7,300 square feet.

4) World Tour: The largest green in Myrtle Beach. It is #9 on the Open 9 and a little over 18,000 square feet.

5) Grand Dunes: This is the longest course in Myrtle Beach, from the tips it reached  seven thousand six hundred eighteen yards. Thats longer than the U.S. Open!!

6) Blackmoor: This course has a graveyard on #13 which rests a plantation family and their slaves!

7) Farmstead: This Golf Course is located right on the North Carolina / South Carolina border. 22% of the coarse is in South Carolina and the other 78% is in North Carolina; Therefore when you tee off on #10 you tee from NC into SC. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could hit it into Georgia?!  ????

8) Heritage: This course has 2 graveyards. One is on #8 and rest slaves and on #4 is rested the bodies of settlers who once owned the land.

9) Bald Head Island (North Carolina): This course actually allows no cars (golf carts only). Although this is an island there are deer and other wildlife such as alligators inhabited here. How did they get on an island? During low tide wildlife can move easily from island to island.. this is the only explanation we have. The MOST Amazing fact about Bald Head is how it got it’s name. Bald Head Island got its name from the days of Blackbeard(Yes, the pirate!) You see, when low tide would come around, ships would consistently run aground. Blackbeard knew this happened often and the ships were there for the taking, word spread to “Beware of the Bald Head” as Blackbeard’s men would scalp stranded sailors when the raided the grounded ship; Hence the name, Bald Head Island.

10) Barefoot Resort and Golf: This as well as its sister greens called the “Dye Course” are my personal favorites. This course offers the most reasonable golfing price around for the amenities and service available in Myrtle Beach. Barefoot hosts the annual Hootie and the Blowfish Festival each year after Monday after the Masters. In addition to these amazing accomplishments, Barefoot was recently chosen for the location of filming “The Big Break”.

WOW! That’s a lot of interesting information. Who knew Golf Courses have such stories to tell?

Golfing is a passion for many and when the Sun goes down.. these greens turn into a miraculous sight of pure unwavering beautyGolfing is a passion for many and when the Sun goes down…   these greens turn into a miraculous sight of pure unwavering  beauty!

Myrtle Beach Golf Course Communities & Homes

South Carolina: #1 in Golf
“Smiling Faces and Beautiful Places”

Dec. 26, 2016

The Home Buying Process - A Step By Step Guide

The Home Buying Process

The Process of Buying a Home

  • A step by step guide through the transaction process for both experienced and first time home buyers.

Buying a home is one of the largest investments most people will make in a lifetime, and we as Realtors are here to assist you through the process with dedication and your best interest at heart. Even if you have previously purchased a home, many laws and regulations have been changed within the Real Estate Industry in recent years. Many people choose to rent instead of purchase simply due to the fear of the home buying process; However, as experienced and educated Realtors it is our personal duty and honor to walk with you step by step through the following process while working on your behalf to make your transaction as smooth as possible:

  1. Contact Us! -Once you have reached out to a Realtor, we have the ability to give you access to many properties listed in the MLS and you will be allowed to save any homes you are interested in. (Upon deciding to purchase you may wish to decide how you chose how to fund the sale. If you wish to finance, speak with your loan officer about obtaining a “Pre Qualification Letter” or ask your Realtor for suggested Lenders and discuss financing options such as VA and FHA loans for eligible properties.)
  2. Look, Look, Look! -Narrow the searches you and your Realtor have gathered to the properties that meet your criteria and your Realtor can schedule showing appointments for you to look at them yourself.
  3. Make an Offer! -If you have found a home that you wish to purchase your Realtor will write and offer to Purchase. At this point there may be negotiations between your Realtor and the Seller’s but once an agreement has been made and all parties have signed you are officially under contract! An “Earnest Money” deposit will be collected and held through closing at which time the funds will be credited towards the purchase price.
  4. Choose an Attorney -In South Carolina both parties are represented separately throughout the transaction to closing. During the process the title to the home will be researched and cleared for your purchase. The attorney will work closely with both your Realtor and Loan Officer (If you choose to finance) If you do not have an attorney, your Realtor may give you a list of Law Offices in your area; Once you have chosen the Realtor will send the ratified contract in to be processed.
  5. Order a Home Inspection! -Although this is not a requirement, it is always advised that Buyers order a Home Inspection within the time allowed per your contract in order to protect themselves. This inspection report will state any faults with the home. South Carolina Law states that any Structural, Plumbing or Electrical defects may allow the Buyer to withdraw from the sale without penalty in the event that said items are deemed unsatisfactory and the Seller neglects to correct said items or agree on a monetary compensation for the required repairs.
  6. Review the Wood Infestation Report (Commonly referred to as a CL100) -This inspection is most often provided by the Seller unless otherwise stated in the purchase agreement. The report will state any concerning moisture levels, wood rot, Active or previously treated termites or any other wood destroying organisms. The CL100 will most likely be ordered by the Closing Attorney within 2 weeks of closing as the report is only valid for 30 days. Any issues stated which would hinder the sale of the property must be treated and/or repaired prior to closing.
  7. Schedule Your Final Walk Through! -All Buyers are given the right to a final walk through inspection with their Realtor prior to closing.
  8. Close! -After all necessary steps have been completed and any loan documents are prepared, your Attorney will schedule a Closing time to review and sign all financial and binding documents. When both parties have signed closing documents the Attorney will record the deed into your name as the Buyer, at which time you are officially a Home Owner!

Ace Realty looks forward to assisting you and is dedicated to providing quality, client level service.  Thank you for visiting our website: