Myrtle Beach, SC Real Estate News

By John Winzenried
(843, REALTOR)
Grand Park Athletic Complex features seven large multipurpose fields and two youth fields.  All have synthetic grass and lights and are designed to accommodate a variety of sports, including baseball, softball, lacrosse, soccer, and football.  The complex also has a six-tunnel batting cage, plenty of parking, and three towers for restrooms and concessions.https://843realtor.com/Homes-for-Sale-in-Myrtle-Beach-SC.htmlContact a Myrtle Beach Real Estate Agent at 843 REALTOR2023 GRAND PARK ATHLETIC COMPLEX EVENTS June3-4 Freedom Softball (Adult Softball)9-11 Tier1 Fastpitch The Great Atlantic Showcase (Youth Softball)12-18 Travel Ball Select National Championships (Youth Baseball)23-29 Athletx Youth Baseball Nationals #1 (Youth Baseball)30-6 Athletx Youth Baseball Nationals #2 (Youth Basebal...
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Last night, June 10, 2023, the headliners for the Carolina Country Music Fest (CCMF) in Myrtle Beach were Kenny Chesney and Miranda Lambert. The festival is in Downtoen Myrtle Beach and features over 30 country music artists.Kenny Chesney kicked off the night with a high-energy set that included his hits "She'd Be With Me," "Summertime," and "Get Along." He also played a new song from his upcoming album, "Here and Now."Miranda Lambert followed Chesney with a powerful set of her own. She performed fan favorites like "Kerosene," "The House That Built Me," and "Little Red Wagon." She also debuted a new song from her upcoming album, " Palomino."The two headliners closed the night with a joint performance of their duet "Til the Sun Goes Down." The crowd went wild as the two superstars sang t...
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By John Winzenried
(843, REALTOR)
There are several campgrounds that offer oceanfront camping in Myrtle Beach. Some of the most popular include Myrtle Beach State Park, Ocean Lakes Family Campground, PirateLand Camping Resort, and Myrtle Beach Travel Park.These campgrounds offer a variety of amenities, including full hookups, laundry facilities, pools, and playgrounds. Some also have water parks, arcades, and mini golf courses.Camping on the beach in Myrtle Beach is a great way to enjoy the beautiful ocean views and the many activities that the area has to offer. Visitors can go swimming, sunbathing, fishing, biking, and hiking. There are also many restaurants, shops, and attractions within walking distance of the campgrounds.Camping in Myrtle Beach is a great option for families, couples, and groups of friends. It is a...
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Can someone tell me the benefits of real estate websites posting information labeled "Environmental risk", "Climate risks" or similar fields?My buyer called me upset after her relative called her asking why she bought a home in a flood zone. This was not the 1st time I had someone upset about a property transaction after visiting a national commercial real estate website. I was confident I understood the problem but calmly talked with the home buyer. I asked what makes you believe the home is in a flood zone. The buyer sent me a link to a big-name commercial real estate website talking about Environmental risks, Climate risk , Fire Factor", Heat, Storm Risk Factor, or similar fields.In the Myrtle Beach Real Estate market, we use recognized terms by FEMA   Moderate- to low-risk flood are...
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By John Winzenried
(843, REALTOR)
Here are the electric vehicle (EV) fees in South Carolina:Electric vehicles: $120 + registration feeHybrids: $60 + registration feeInfrastructure Maintenance Fee (IMF): 5% of the purchase price, but no more than $500The IMF is a fee that is charged on all new vehicles sold in South Carolina. The fee is used to fund the construction and maintenance of electric vehicle charging stations.The registration fee for electric vehicles and hybrids is in addition to the standard registration fee. The standard registration fee for passenger cars is $40.The EV fees in South Carolina are higher than in some other states. However, there are also some state incentives for purchasing electric vehicles, such as a federal tax credit of up to $7,500.As of March 8, 2023, there are 1,285 public EV charging ...
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By John Winzenried
(843, REALTOR)
The name "Myrtle Beach" comes from the wax myrtle, an abundant local shrub. In 1900, a contest was held to name the area, and the widow of Franklin Burroughs, Addie, suggested the name Myrtle Beach in reference to the wax myrtle bushes that grew all over town, and the suggestion won.The area was originally called alternately "New Town" or "Withers", and was targeted for development as a resort community by Franklin Burroughs, whose sons completed a railroad to the beach and the first inn, Seaside Inn.Myrtle Beach was incorporated in 1938 and became a city in 1957 when the permanent population first topped 5,000. Myrtle Beach has since grown into one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States, with over 14 million visitors each year. The city offers a variety of attrac...
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By John Winzenried
(843, REALTOR)
Myrtle Beach banner planes are a popular form of advertising in the Myrtle Beach area. They are used to promote a variety of businesses and events, including hotels, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, real estate, tourist attractions, and festivals. Banner planes typically fly at altitudes of 1,000 to 1,500 feet, which allows them to be seen by a large number of people.There are a number of companies that offer banner plane advertising in Myrtle Beach. These companies typically have a fleet of planes that they use to fly banners for their clients. The companies also have a team of experienced pilots who are certified to fly banner planes.To place a banner plane ad in Myrtle Beach, you will need to contact one of the companies that offer this service. The company will work with you to create...
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By John Winzenried
(843, REALTOR)
Barefoot Landing has a long and interesting history. It began in the early 1970s as a small shopping village called the Village of the Barefoot Traders. The village was located on 3.5 acres of land and contained 15 shops. The village was a popular spot for locals and tourists alike, and it quickly became a thriving community.In 1988, the Village of the Barefoot Traders was completely redeveloped and expanded into a much larger complex called Barefoot Landing. The new complex was built on filled land over top of Louis Lake, next to the Intracoastal Waterway. Barefoot Landing was an immediate success, and it quickly became one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Myrtle Beach area.Over the years, Barefoot Landing has continued to grow and evolve. Today, it is a sprawling 100-pl...
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The Carolina Country Music Fest is an outdoor country music festival that takes place in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The festival was founded in 2015 by Charlotte-based company Full House Productions. The festival takes place over three days in June and features over 40 country music artists. Headliners for the 2023 festival include Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Brooks & Dunn, Travis Tritt, Whiskey Myers, Scotty McCreery, Ernest, Lainey Wilson, and Bret Michaels.In addition to the music, the festival also features a variety of food, drinks, and activities, including a zip line, a Ferris wheel, and a water park.The Carolina Country Music Fest is a popular event that attracts fans from all over the country. Tickets for the festival sell out quickly, so it is important to purchase them...
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Hurricane season in Myrtle Beach starts on June 1Hurricane season in Myrtle Beach starts on June 1 and ends on November 30. The peak of the season is usually from mid-August to mid-October. While hurricanes can occur at any time during the season, the chances of a major hurricane (Category 3 or higher) are highest during this time period.It is important to be prepared for a hurricane, even if you are not planning to visit Myrtle Beach during the season. The City of Myrtle Beach has a number of resources available to help you prepare, including a hurricane preparedness guide and an emergency notification system.Here are some tips for hurricane preparedness:Create a hurricane plan and make sure your family knows what to do in the event of a hurricane.Have a hurricane kit that includes foo...
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Indianapolis 500 107th running - The cars that make the raceYesterday was the 107th running of the Indy 500. I consider myself a car guy and I do not enjoy watching the race but I enjoy the Pace Cars. I did own one of the 1000 or so produced dealer Pace Cars that were manufactured. When my kids were young I took pictures of the Pace Car and with my kids. My kids refer to these pictures with fond memories. So far I must have owned between 75 and 125 cars in my life. The special cars document a timeline for me and my family.Below I have a list of the Indy Pace Cars through the years and it does make me smile as I review the list.1911    Stoddard-Dayton    1912    Stutz    1913    Stoddard-Dayton    1914    Stoddard-Dayton    1915    Packard 6 (Model 5-48)    1916    Premier 6 (Model 6-56)...
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Golf Course homes and Condos for sale in Myrtle Beach SC843 REALTOR is a member of the Coastal Carolina Association of REALTORS. Our local REALTOR Association covers both Georgetown and Horry County SC. Myrtle Beach Real Estate MLS inventory has 60 single-family homes for sale on the Golf Course. The single-family Golf Course home's starting price is $299,900 for a 4 bedroom 3 bath single family home with about 2500 heated sq ft. If you have a larger budget to purchase a home the top-priced single-family Golf Course home is priced at $1,500,000 and is 7 bedrooms and 4 full baths with a total heated sq ft is about 4800 sq ft.If a Golf Course Condo in Myrtle Beach SC is more to your style our MLS has 103 Golf Couse condos with the building directly on the Golf Course. The lowest-priced 1 ...
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By John Winzenried
(843, REALTOR)
843 REALTOR is a member of the Coastal Carolina Association of REALTORS. Our local REALTOR Association covers both Georgetown and Horry County SC. CCAR's present inventory offers 11 Oceanfront single-family homes for sale. The Oceanfront home's starting price of $1,3000 will afford you a 950 heated sq ft 2 bed 2 bath home. The top-priced Oceanfront home is $5,990,000 and is about 7000 heated sq ft with 10 bedrooms and 10 full bathrooms.If an Oceanfront Condo in Myrtle Beach SC is more to your liking you presently have 266 to pick from. The lowest price for oceanfront efficiency starts at $98,900. If you are looking for 1 bedroom direct oceanfront condo units the starting price is $168,000. The least expensive 2-bedroom direct oceanfront units start at $249,900.Remember when it comes to ...
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There are a number of jet ski rental companies in Myrtle Beach that offer rentals on the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW). The ICW is a 1,200-mile-long waterway that runs along the coast of the southeastern United States. It is a popular destination for jet skiers, as it offers a scenic and relaxing way to see the area.Jet ski rentals on the ICW in Myrtle Beach typically start at around $100 per hour. Rental prices can vary depending on the company, the type of jet ski, and the length of rental. Most companies require that renters be at least 16 years old and have a valid driver's license.When renting a jet ski on the ICW, it is important to be aware of the following safety rules:Always wear a life jacket.Obey all speed limits.Be aware of your surroundings and other watercraft.Do not drink a...
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43rd Annual Black Bike Week May 26 to 29 in 2023.Black Bike Week, also called Atlantic Beach Bikefest and Black Bikers Week, is an annual motorcycle rally in the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area, held on Memorial Day weekend. It is the largest African American motorcycle rally in the US. Attendance has been variously reported as 350,000, 375,000, and as high as 400,000.The event was founded in 1980 by the Flaming Knight Riders motorcycle club. The club was founded in 1972 by Leroy Bolden, who was known as "King Dragon". Bolden was a prominent figure in the African American community in Atlantic Beach, and he helped to organize the first Black Bike Week as a way to bring together bikers from all over the country.Black Bike Week is a week-long event that features a variety of activities,...
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By John Winzenried
(843, REALTOR)
Myrtle Beach water parks open at different times of the year. The following is a list of the opening dates for some of the most popular water parks in Myrtle Beach:Myrtle Waves Water Park: May 13, 2023Family Kingdom Water Park: May 20, 2023Wild Water & Wheels: Closed permanentlySplashes Oceanfront Water Park: May 27, 2023The Beach Water Park at The Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes: May 27, 2023H2Oasis at Landmark Resort: March 16, 2023Crown Reef Beach Resort & Waterpark: Open year-roundPlease note that these dates are subject to change. It is always best to check the website of the water park you are interested in visiting for the most up-to-date information.843-236-1602https://843realtor.com/Myrtle-Beach-Oceanfront-Real-Estate.html 
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By John Winzenried
(843, REALTOR)
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is home to a number of piers that offer visitors the opportunity to fish, crab, and enjoy the ocean views. Some of the most popular piers in Myrtle Beach include:Apache Pier is the longest wooden fishing pier on the East Coast at 1,206 feet long. It is open 365 days a year and offers a variety of fishing and crabbing opportunities.Cherry Grove Fishing Pier is located in North Myrtle Beach and is known for its large catches. In fact, the largest Tiger Shark ever caught was landed from this pier.Myrtle Beach State Park Pier is located three miles south of Myrtle Beach and offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. It is also a popular spot for fishing and crabbing.The Pier at Garden City is located in Garden City Beach and is a great place to enjoy the ocean...
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Smoke on the Beach is an annual BBQ competition and festival held in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The event is sponsored by the Myrtle Beach Shrine Club and is sanctioned by the Southern BBQ Network (SBN). Smoke on the Beach typically takes place in the spring and features a variety of activities, including a BBQ competition, food vendors, live music, and a car show.The BBQ competition is the main event of Smoke on the Beach and features teams from all over the country. Teams compete for cash prizes and bragging rights in a variety of categories, including ribs, brisket, chicken, and pork. In addition to the BBQ competition, Smoke on the Beach also features a variety of food vendors, live music, and a car show. Visitors can enjoy a variety of barbecue dishes, as well as other food and ...
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The Myrtle Beach Police Department (MBPD) has partnered with the Center for Counseling and Wellness (CCW) to create a new program called the Myrtle Beach Therapist Ride Along program. The program pairs counselors with MBPD officers to provide mental health counseling to people who are involved in police calls.The program was first announced in February 2023 and is currently only being utilized on Friday and Saturday nights. When an officer responds to a call and if any people involved want mental health counseling, then the counselors provide it.The goal of the program is to provide additional support to people who are experiencing a mental health crisis. Counselors can help people to manage their emotions, develop coping mechanisms, and connect with resources in the community.The progr...
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By John Winzenried
(843, REALTOR)
The typical water temperature in Myrtle Beach for the month of June is around 77°F (25°C). The average high temperature in Myrtle Beach during the month of June is around 88°F (31°C), while the average low temperature falls around 68°F (20°C). These temperatures, along with an average precipitation of only 3.66”, make June weather in Myrtle Beach perfect for those who plan to spend their vacation days lounging by the ocean. The weather in June creates perfect conditions to enjoy outdoor events like the famous Carolina Country Music Fest!The water temperature in Myrtle Beach can vary depending on the time of year and the weather conditions. In general, the water temperature is warmest during the summer months and coolest during the winter months. The water temperature can also be affecte...
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