Wayne Gaddy's Blog Posts

Will Home Prices Keep Rising?

HOMEBUYER'S ADVICE  Will Home Prices Keep Rising?Homebuyers are getting a lot of mixed messages this year. Interest rates are near record lows, but housing prices are still rising. So

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Home Sales Boom in Myrtle Beach and entire Grand Strand

If you're thinking about selling your home:1️⃣ STOP what you're doing 2️⃣ Follow this link to instantly calculate your home’s value in today’s market based on recent sales in The

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April 2021 Myrtle Beach Real Estate Market

In the past 7 days REALTORS in the Grand Strand have place over 800 homes and condo's under contract. If you are looking in this fast paced market, work with REALTOR who can help you put your best

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Why Right Now May Be the Time to Sell Your Myrtle Beach House

The housing market made an incredible recovery in 2020 and is now positioned for an even stronger year in 2021. Record-low mortgage interest rates are a driving factor in this continued

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Despite inventory shortage, South Carolina housing sales strong

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 17, 2021) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its February 2021 statewide real estate market data revealing inventory has hit an all-time low, with half

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Is This the Year to Sell My House?

 If one of the questions you’re asking yourself is, “Should I sell my house this year?” consumer sentiment about selling today should boost your confidence in the

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The Importance of Home Equity in Building Wealth

Homeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder leading to household wealth. As Freddie Mac recently posted:   Homeownership has cemented its role as part of the

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January 2021 Myrtle Beach Home Price Update

Friends and Clients —The real estate market continues to surge ahead. However, clouds might be forming on the horizon for sellers. Let me give you the details:1. Record-low inventoryThere were

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LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE 2020 REAL ESTATE MARKET

THESE WERE THE BIGGEST LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE 2020 REAL ESTATE MARKETThere were many lessons learned in 2020. For example, there is no such thing as toomuch toilet paper.While there were a

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Selling your house is the Right Move, Right Now.

Some HighlightsDemand from homebuyers has skyrocketed this year, which means today’s sellers are poised to win big. This ideal moment in time to sell your house won’t last

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Winning as a Buyer in a Sellers' Market

Some HighlightsBuying a home in today’s sellers’ market doesn’t have to feel like an uphill battle.Here are four ways to make sure you’re positioned for success when making a

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Wednesday Wisdom - Four Projects to Enhance Your Home Value

With demand high for homes nationwide, the market has been hard pressed to keep up its supply. In fact, the number of homes for sale is teetering on record-low territory, but some cities are serving

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Avoid the NEW Freddie and Fannie REFINANCE 0.5% FEE beginning in September 2020

First let me explain this NEW Fee charged for Refinance Loan begining September 1, 2020.Fannie and Freddie’s New Refinance Fees Last week, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced the

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Are you considering using an FHA mortgage to purchase your first home?

If so, see what you need to know in the comprehensive article...What is an FHA Mortgage?Over my twenty years of selling real estate, many homebuyers have asked me what an FHA mortgage is and how do

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Garden City Beach - Marlin Quay NEW MARINA STORE & Restaurant COMING SOON!

Update: More Progress Updates - March 2021More Picture Updates of the Progress March 2021May 2020 Take a look at the proposed Architechtural Renderings of the Brand New Marlin Quay Marina Store and

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Announcing Our New digital platform for - Virtual Tour Showings

In the midst of this crazy and uncertain time we are excited to announce the debut of our virtual home tours. As we navagatie a new way of life we view it as our duty, our privilege , and

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Do I Qualify for a Loan? Here is the Simple Math!

Income Requirements for Conventional Mortgage Explained A conventional mortgage is a mortgage that's not backed by a government secured entity. Lenders for conventional loans are banks or

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Golfcarts at South Carolinas Beaches, what are the rules?

Not just for golf anymore! So you have noticed many golf carts around town and down close to the beach. They are very popular for our coastal shoreline residents who use them for a trip down to the

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Allegiant Airlines adds new flights to MYRTLE BEACH

New LOW COST flights are being added by Allegiant Airlines said the lowcost airline today. It's added new Wednesday and Saturday service from these 3 locations to Myrtle Beach (MYR) Providence,

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2019 ANNUAL COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS GATHERING

It's that time of year again so if you can please help us collect these needed items!                            Thank you and

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Advantages of selling your home in the winter!

Most folks think that's a slow part of the year for real estate. But winter can actually be a great time to sell your home for two reasons.Reason No. 1 is that there is less competition. 

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Are you selling your home in 2020?

Are you are considering a move in 2020? Want to Upgrade, downgrade or change locations? Looks like now is the best time. Inventory is low and Buyers are plentiful. Want an agent who shows you how to

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HOME FOR SALE...Is This Home In A Flood Zone

Dated: 09/26/2017 - Wayne GaddyGreat resourece to check the flood risk any particular property has on this website http://www.floodtools.com/Map.aspx Another great resource to understand

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Renovation Loans 101aka FHA 203

Dated: 09/15/2017 - Wayne GaddyIf you want to purchase a house that needs repairs before it can be occupied, an FHA 203(K) loan can be used to complete the transaction including

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Cheesy Baked Chicken Recipe

Dated: 03/24/2018Cheesy Baked Chicken Serves: 4 servingsTired of serving chicken breasts the same ol' way every time? If so, then you'll love this recipe for Cheesy Baked Chicken. These chicken

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Home Updates That Pay Off In The Long Term.

Dated: 03/18/2019Views: 126Homeowners want to increase the value of their property as much as possible so that they can get impressive returns on investment if and when they decide to sell their

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Home Buyers: Mortgage Questions & Answers YOU NEED TO KNOW

Dated: 05/18/2019 - Wayne GaddyViews: 522Frequently Asked Mortgage QuestionsDoes the term "amortization" leave you perplexed? Are you unsure how pre-approval differs from prequalification? If,

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August 2019 Myrtle Beach MARKET UPDATE

Dated: 08/27/2019 - Wayne GaddyViews: 77August Myrtle Beach Market UpdateI have some great news for home sellers as we move through August into September. According to the latest numbers, now&rsquo

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AVOID These Top Deal Killers!

Dated: 10/18/2019 - Wayne GaddyViews: 710  Falling in love is exhilarating. It can also be a bit scary, especially when a home has captured your heart. What if something goes wrong and you

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Are You Killing Your Curb Appeal?

Dated: 08/15/2019 - Wayne GaddyViews: 991. Overgrown LawnGoing ‘au naturel’ may be in vogue this season when it comes to grooming your brows, but not when it comes to your lawn

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Your Best Negotiating Position

Dated: 09/13/2017 - Wayne GaddyThanks again for using our website www.homesofflorence.com !  Here is a suggestion that could make a big difference in negotiating a successful offer

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2019 Spring Real Estate Market UPDATE

Dated: 01/18/2019 - Wayne GaddyViews: 119First lets look at the recent activity numbers...The numbers from December 2018 were almost shocking when compared to December 2017. Overall, the market

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TEN Easy Steps To Home Ownership

Dated: 09/24/2019 - Wayne GaddyViews: 163310 Steps to Buying a HomeUnderstanding how to find and finance the perfect home for you.Buying a house requires a lot of time and effort, but these 10 steps

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