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September
27

1550 Spinnaker Dr. North Myrtle Beach South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com |

Chris Ward with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | Rare opportunity to get beautiful golf and lake views in Tidewater Plantation in North Myrtle Beach, SC. This 2BR/2BA unit with updates has picturesque views of the 10th hole! Spacious condo in an elevator building and situated on the 2nd floor. Tidewater boasts a tremendous amount of amenities including multiple pools, private owners pool, tennis courts, fitness center, on site restaurant in clubhouse, golf discounts for owners, 24/7 gated community, and ocean front beach cabana for owners! This is the premier neighborhood in the area, don't miss this opportunity to own your slice of heaven.

 

September
16

4603 South Island Loop North Myrtle Beach South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com |

Chris Ward with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... |

This meticulously kept home shows spectacular, on a great lot in the exclusive South Island section of Tidewater Plantation in North Myrtle Beach, SC. New Carpet just installed! South Island offers private pool and boat dock for owners, along with Waterway & Golf Course views accented by beautiful marsh wetlands. This raised home offers a ton of ground floor space - currently used as an spacious Art Studio - but also for garage, workshop, and/or rec area. There is an in-home elevator, cathedral ceilings in the living room with panoramic views and a great covered back porch for relaxing and entertaining. New carpeting, Granite and stainless steel in a spacious kitchen with plenty of counter and cabinet space. A bathroom for each bedroom, master bedroom with beautiful views from the private master porch, along with walk-in closet. Tidewater lifestyle then is the icing on this cake - multiple pools, premier golf and owner discounts, private owners ocean front cabana, Boat & RV storage, 24/7 gated security and staff. Don't miss out on seeing this opportunity!

August
21

689 Lalton Dr. Conway South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com |

Natalie Rakoci with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... |

Welcome to this incredible 3 bed/3 bath custom home in the highly desirable community of Hillsborough. The vaulted and cathedral ceilings magnify the beauty of this home which has a split floor plan with an open concept and includes a bonus room with full bath upstairs. A formal dining area that can be utilized multiple ways. A large kitchen with beautiful custom cabinets, corian throughout, stainless steel appliances and a breakfast nook with a view! Enjoy the beauty of the lake from the screened porch or while grilling on the extended patio. Located minutes from downtown Conway, 22 and approximately a mile from the International Drive connector, 689 Lalton is a short drive to the beaches , shopping , medical , dining and all attractions. In the community there is a pool, community center, playground and plenty of mature and beautiful landscaping.

May
29

716 Day Flower Dr. Longs South Carolina Homes for Sale |

www.eaglerealtysc.com | Chris Ward with Eagle Realty |

See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | Great floor plan on a corner lot with fenced yard in 57th Place in Longs area of SC. All bedrooms and laundry room on seconds floor! Each bedroom has plenty of space and good sizes. Newer appliances in kitchen, island and eating area open to the living room. Flex front space when you walk in front door on front of house - could be formal dining, office area, or just sitting room. 2 car garage and spacious back yard all at a great price! See this one today!

May
8

4161 Hibiscus Dr. Little River South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com |

Chris Ward with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... |

Are you looking for a great condo, 1st floor, minutes to the beach in North Myrtle Beach, and plenty of space? Perfect condo to have your own little place near the beach. Corner first floor unit, walkout covered patio with outside storage closet. Appliances included. Walk in closet in master bedroom, and plenty of spacing in the living room and combo dining area. Breakfast bar and plenty of natural light. Located in Little River near dining, waterway, and shopping - and only a short drive to the beautiful Cherry Grove beaches.

April
29

210-B Landing Rd. North Myrtle Beach South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com | Jim Shorten with Eagle Realty |

See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | Here's a rare opportunity to find a 1st floor Condo in a gated waterway community just 3/4 of a mile from the Beach! This professionally decorated and furnished 1 bedroom 1 bath condo is in excellent move-in condition. Quite unique in that the patio has been converted into a Carolina Room that can serve as a 2nd bedroom when guests visit. Clean throughout with new berber carpeting. The open floor plan allows you to be in the kitchen while enjoying the company of your family/guests in the living room/dining room combination. Master bedroom boasts a sleep number bed and all the sofas are sleepers providing enough room for 6 adults. Fully equipped with linens, pots and pans, dishes and silverware. A new HVAC in 2018. The extra storage closet is right outside the front door providing a great place for your beach chairs, umbrellas etc. Directly outside the Carolina Room just a few steps away is one of two community pools in Waterway Landing. Four docks provide owners with access to the Intracoastal Waterway for fishing, cook outs or just watching the boats go by. Waterway Landing is located in the Ocean Drive area of North Myrtle Beach which boasts plenty of shopping, entertainment and restaurants in the Shag Capital and home of SOS. Make it yours today!

April
16

4390 Bimini Ct. Little River South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com | Chris Ward with Eagle Realty |

See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings...

You will be amazed at the water and marina views from your oversized balcony! You may live outside at this one! Not only do you have a huge balcony for entertaining and spectacular views, but you can keep a watch on your boat because this condo comes with a 42 ft. boat slip included in the sale! This spacious 3BR/3BA condo in Little River is calling your name for the perfect water life! Come put your personal touch on this condo with some updating and you will have a rare opportunity to own a unique property that doesn't come available often in this building. Split bedroom plan, views from almost everywhere in the property, and a private and secluded hideaway only minutes to the beach. Don't wait!

April
12

4524 N Plantation Harbour Dr. Little River South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com |

Renee Blake with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | Furnished corner unit and ground floor condo. New Paint and New Carpet. Enjoy the large open porch overlooking views of the channel and Waterway. Sliding doors from the living room and master bedroom. Great investment, second home or primary home. Community pool and fitness center. Gated community offers storage areas, grilling and gazebo overlooking the water. Easy access to the beach, restaurants, shopping and more that the Grand Strand has to offer.

April
3

2001 N Ocean Blvd. North Myrtle Beach South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com |

Chris Ward with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | This beautifully updated 2BR condo with spectacular ocean views is priced to move! Perfect rental, vacation home, or your own piece of the beach. Walk across the street to the ocean, even walking distance to restaurants and grocery store in the heart of Cherry Grove, North Myrtle Beach. Enjoy this partially furnished condo on the top floor of this established building on ocean drive. Pool on site and elevator building. New roof installed this year. Appliances, flooring, counters/cabinets, bathrooms have all been updated. This move in ready condo will not disappoint! Rare opportunity in this building as property in Ocean Terrace does not come along often!

March
27

901 West Port Dr. North Myrtle Beach South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com |

Jim Shorten with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | Overlooking the Pond and soaring fountain, this condo boasts one of the nicest views in the community. Featuring 2 large bedrooms and 2 full baths you will have lots of room for guests. This never rented unit has an open floor plan and 9 foot ceilings throughout. HVAC was replaced in 2014. It also includes a separate storage room for your beach chairs, umbrellas and golf clubs. Carolina Keyes is the best kept secret of North Myrtle Beach, boasting two large pools, hot tubs and a covered picnic area off of pool #2. It is a waterway community and has a boardwalk area that stretches along the waterway featuring two docks and picnic areas including both gas and charcoal grills. Carolina Keyes is close to the beach, Main St., shopping, restaurants and all the entertainment Ocean Drive has to offer. Come join the community and make it yours today!

March
13

601 Hillside Dr. N North Myrtle Beach South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com |

Jim Shorten with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... |

Priced to Sell!!! This Hatteras model is one of the most popular in Ocean Keyes and this great condo can be yours. Immaculate throughout, this unit is spacious boasting an open floor plan with 2 large bedrooms and 2 full baths. New vinyl plank flooring and new tile are among the many upgrades. You will love making this your new home or beach getaway. With only steps to the pool and the pond this ideal location is close to the tennis courts and fitness center with lots of parking. A golf cart friendly community only blocks from the beach, don't let this one slip away. Also comes with two private storage closets only a few steps away from your front door which allows you an area to store beach chairs, umbrellas and more. Ocean Keyes is a gated community located only two blocks from the ocean offering owners six pools, hot tubs/spas, outside grills, tennis courts, exercise facility and golf cart parking. Within walking distance to Main Street this community is located close to all that the Ocean Drive area of North Myrtle Beach has to offer including golf cart access to shopping, dining, medical offices, entertainment, and the shag dance capital of the world! Whether enjoying the Beach or the amenities this Community has it all. Become a part of it today!

March
6

1501 S Ocean Blvd. Myrtle Beach South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com |

Natalie Rakoci with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... |

Ocean view efficiency that is not on a rental program! Located on the north end of the building allows you to enjoy the sunrise each morning on your private balcony. This unit is also near the front of the building. Location, location, location! Abundant amenities include 17 water attractions, indoor and outdoor pools, lap pool, lazy rivers, hot tub, spa, 9 hole miniature golf, H2OASIS water park, arcade, exercise room and live entertainment at the tiki hut. Enjoy the Havana Java Bar, Gazebo restaurant and Seaside Pizzeria, Latitudes bar & grill, Tipsy Turtle pool side bar, and the Sugar Shak! Also a business center, guest laundry and free wi-fi. Owners may have pets. The parking garage has a covered crosswalk to the building over the Blvd for your convenience. This building is minutes from the Market Common, the airport and endless options for entertainment, the Grand Strand attractions, shopping and dining.

March
2

830 Fairway Dr. Longs South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com | Natalie Rakoci with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... |

Welcome to this lovely 2 bedroom condo that you call home or enjoy as a vacation retreat. This ground floor condo is located in Colonial Creek II which is nestled in the back of Colonial Charters. This condo has many updates including bathrooms and kitchen. Windows, sliding glass door and blinds throughout are less than 2 years old. HVAC approximately 5 years old. Master bath includes an over sized walk in shower. A favorite place may be the renovated porch overlooking the second hole of Palmetto Greens golf course! The porch has vinyl windows which allows for enjoyment most of the year! The very reasonable HOA fee covers everything with the exception of electric and HO6 insurance. Located near Hwy 9, 17 and 31, this condo is very near an abundance of options for shopping, dining, healthcare and entertainment. Located just minutes from Cherry Grove beach in North Myrtle Beach, Main St., Ocean Drive and of course, golf!

February
20

 
163 Palmetto Green Dr. Longs South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com | Chris Ward with Eagle Realty |
 
See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | This home shows like new at only 4 years old! Large fenced yard, great golf course neighborhood, and so much space! This 4 BR home boasts cathedral ceiling, formal dining area, large updated kitchen, and first floor master bedroom. 3 Bedrooms up stairs, plus walk out attic and big landing area perfect for second family or flex space. This floor plan is one of the most popular in this subdivision called The Kent. Don't miss this rare opportunity to purchase this home in a great location! Pool and golf amenities on site, and only a minute to restaurants, Hwy 31, and 10 minutes tot he ocean front in cherry grove beach!
February
15

210-B Landing Rd. North Myrtle Beach South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com |

Jim Shorten with Eagle Realty |

See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | Here's a rare opportunity to find a 1st floor Condo in a gated waterway community just 1 mile from the Beach! This professionally decorated and furnished 1 bedroom 1 bath condo is in excellent move-in condition. Quite unique in that the patio has been converted into a Carolina Room that can serve as a 2nd bedroom when guests visit. Clean throughout with new berber carpeting. The open floor plan allows you to be in the kitchen while enjoying the company of your family/guests in the living room/dining room combination. Master bedroom boasts a sleep number bed and all the sofas are sleepers providing enough room for 6 adults. Fully equipped with linens, pots and pans, dishes and silverware. A new HVAC in 2018. The extra storage closet is right outside the front door providing a great place for your beach chairs, umbrellas etc. Directly outside the Carolina Room just a few steps away is one of two community pools in Waterway Landing. Four docks provide owners with access to the Intracoastal Waterway for fishing, cook outs or just watching the boats go by. Waterway Landing is located in the Ocean Drive area of North Myrtle Beach which boasts plenty of shopping, entertainment and restaurants in the Shag Capital and home of SOS. Make it yours today!

 

February
13

Besides from frustration with paypal and FB (still love you guys...mostly) - my week went ok. How did yours go? I do get a little frustrated though as well with #realtors who still don't see that marketing/branding/promotion is what we are talking about when we talk about creating #content. I spend a good amount of my time preaching and teaching to close that gap of thinking between the two. Content creation has for some reason been dissociated from what it really is - marketing and branding in our current digital culture. We also kicked off our #SHIFT 2.0 season this past friday. We are going to have a Q&A panel format for this year, and I'm excited to see what kind of value we can bring to our online audience each month. While I had Nick Sowers, a business partner of mine and local Broker along with Paul Stecker from the mortgage industry world, we each brought some unique thoughts and perspective to the current state of our economic market and our experience with past down cycles and what we see moving forward. --

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February
6


Stop Complaining | EP 112 | Thee Eagle Reality

 

We know we have shortened up the #vlog some when it comes to how many days you are seeing here at Eagle Realty in each episode, but that just means i can rant some more value at you each time for your real estate career. Here are a couple highlights from today's episode... 1. Stop Complaining - #realtors, its a must. 2. Build Your Brand - there is no choice if you want to succeed long term in your career...you need to start now. 3. Eat lunch at the beach on fridays - well, this is not a "have-to", but it really is a good choice Work hard, work efficiently and enjoy this industry you get to be a part of! --

http://www.DiscoverEagleRealty.com – Career http://www.Facebook.com/ChrisWardBIC – Chris Ward BIC Page http://www.Instagram.com/EagleRealtySC http://www.Snapchat.com/EagleRealtySC http://www.EagleRealtySC.com http://www.Soundcloud.com/chriswardbic http://www.soundupnow.com – Alexa

January
26

4603 South Island Loop North Myrtle Beach South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com

4603 South Island Loop North Myrtle Beach South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com | Chris Ward with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | Are you ready to upgrade to your next home? This meticulously kept home shows spectacular, on a great lot in the exclusive South Island section of Tidewater Plantation in North Myrtle Beach, SC. New Carpet just installed! South Island offers private pool and boat dock for owners, along with Waterway & Golf Course views accented by beautiful marsh wetlands. This raised home offers a ton of ground floor space - currently used as an spacious Art Studio - but also for garage, workshop, and/or rec area. There is an in-home elevator, cathedral ceilings in the living room with panoramic views and a great covered back porch for relaxing and entertaining. New carpeting, Granite and stainless steel in a spacious kitchen with plenty of counter and cabinet space. A bathroom for each bedroom, master bedroom with beautiful views from the private master porch, along with walk-in closet. Tidewater lifestyle then is the icing on this cake - multiple pools, premier golf and owner discounts, private owners ocean front cabana, Boat & RV storage, 24/7 gated security and staff. Don't miss out on seeing this opportunity!
January
19

104 Zinnia Dr. Myrtle Beach South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com |

Renee Blake with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | This home offers many upgrades. Fenced yard with double gates, curb scapes, gutters, upgraded lighting fixtures, ceiling fans, arched doorways, tile flooring in kitchen and baths with carpet in bedrooms and more. Master bedroom on 1st level with double closets. Formal dining room. Community offers pool and playground.

 

January
11

163 Palmetto Green Dr. Longs South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com | Chris Ward with Eagle Realty

See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | This home shows like new at only 4 years old! Large fenced yard, great golf course neighborhood, and so much space! This 4 BR home boasts cathedral ceiling, formal dining area, large updated kitchen, and first floor master bedroom. 3 Bedrooms up stairs, plus walk out attic and big landing area perfect for second family or flex space. This floor plan is one of the most popular in this subdivision called The Kent. Don't miss this rare opportunity to purchase this home in a great location! Pool and golf amenities on site, and only a minute to restaurants, Hwy 31, and 10 minutes tot he ocean front in cherry grove beach!

January
10

1821 24th Ave. N North Myrtle Beach South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com | Chris Ward with Eagle Realty |

See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | You must see this one to believe! A deceptive amount of square footage that you feel once you get inside this beautiful upgrade home in Cherry Grove. Large luxury outdoor kitchen and patio adds the perfect outdoor space for relaxing or entertaining! First floor boasts full bathroom, wetbar, TV room space, laundry and large possible 4th bedroom. Wood grain tile throughout entire home and as you move upstairs to the main floor, you have a spacious living room, eat in kitchen, and 3 bedrooms! The kitchen has numerous upgrades and like new stainless steel appliances with breakfast bar counter & walk-in pantry. The master has a beautiful master bath with tiled shower and double vanity sink. But in this house, its really the little things that add the most value. Like crown molding throughout the whole home and chair rail molding as well. Also, pocket doors are a great touch to save space and ad convenience. What takes the cake? How about no HOA fees and minutes to the cherry grove beach front? This home is perfect for you!

January
2

3938 Pinebrook Circle Little River South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com |

Renee Blake with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | Make this your permanent home or a great investment property. Property sold AS-IS. Two bedrooms with two baths downstairs with living room and dining area. Side Carolina room with sliders and front, side and back deck. Access upstairs with the spiral staircase that can be used as a third bedroom or office space. Storage space upstairs as well. This home is located on two lots and deeded as one. Easy Access to the waterfront in Little River. A short drive to Calabash and to the beach, restaurants and shopping.

December
26




163 Palmetto Green Dr. Longs South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com | Chris Ward with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | This home shows like new at only 4 years old! Large fenced yard, great golf course neighborhood, and so much space! This 4 BR home boasts cathedral ceiling, formal dining area, large updated kitchen, and first floor master bedroom. 3 Bedrooms up stairs, plus walk out attic and big landing area perfect for second family or flex space. This floor plan is one of the most popular in this subdivision called The Kent. Don't miss this rare opportunity to purchase this home in a great location! Pool and golf amenities on site, and only a minute to restaurants, Hwy 31, and 10 minutes tot he ocean front in cherry grove beach!

December
12

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like #Vlogmas! | EP 87 | Thee Eagle Reality

My videographer was so happy to get past Thanksgiving so we could (more rightly) focus on Christmas season! That means getting the office decorated, getting our #vlogmas filming schedule rolling, and spreading christmas cheer by singing loud for all to hear! That was....until she decided to throw/drop her camera. So, you improvise. And she still rocked this awesome #VLOG for you! The show must go on! And it did. Enjoyed this week of marketing and content training with our Eagle Realty agents, some repairs at a clients property, meetings to bring some value, and obviously a little re-decorating in the office! -- http://www.DiscoverEagleRealty.com – Career
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December
4

4973 South Island Dr. North Myrtle Beach South Carolina Homes for Sale

| www.eaglerealtysc.com | Chris Ward with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | Do you want to maximize the views from your new home? Then this is the perfect lot in prestigious Tidewater Golf Course and Plantation. Great setting for a charleston or row style home to be built overlooking the 8th fairway and the waterway marsh. The right home on this lot gives you some tremendous scenery to relax and gaze upon! Not to mention all the amenities that Tidewater offers like multiple pools, tennis, world class golf (discount for owners) 24/7 gated security, owner beach house cabana in Cherry Grove, and more! Oh, did we mention it's one of the best priced lots on the market?!

 

November
19

Eagle Realty 2019 #SquadGoals | EP 84 | Thee Eagle Reality

 

The centerpiece of this week was really the company goals we laid out for 2019 for Eagle Realty in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Every year we do our meeting that is really the culmination of individual one-on-one meetings to determine a direction and outline of where our company is, and where we are heading for the coming year. 2018 was on point! Now on to 2019 to be even better! Reconstruction in the office is going well, buyers are starting to creep out of hiding from the storms, and I am getting opportunities to build companies and brands in the area. And, my videographer is apparently ready to start Christmas before Thanksgiving has even come yet. * kind of frustrating * Lastly, the #shift in the #realestate industry is not something to be ignored - and at Eagle, we won't.

 

November
12

4453 Little River Inn Dr. Little River South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com |

Chris Ward with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | This is the property you have been waiting for in Little River inn. More like a town-home than a condo with no unit above you or on both sides of you. Private entrance to the property and quiet section of the neighborhood. Great 2BR unit for a beach retreat, 2nd or primary home, or investment property! Pool, tennis courts, minutes to the ocean front and fine dining! New floors in living room and kitchen, ground floor entry, and spacious bedrooms. All for a great price in an established community in Little River, SC!

October
31

Another Freaking Hurricane... So Might As Well Brand More | EP 80 | Thee Eagle Reality

Well, luckily hurricane Michael didn't show it's teeth in the carolinas. We are praying for the devastation in the pan handle of Florida though. But really, WTH! What is with all these storms! Ok, time to breath and calm down. And, time to get back to #marketing and #branding. Branding (the long game) can get lost in the shuffle in #realestate activity for most realtors, especially when things are busy and sales are rocking (like they have most of 2018). But when things slow down, like they have in the past 30 days in SC, it gives us time to really evaluate our branding efforts as Realtor professionals. Time for your Q4 to really ramp up and create momentum for your branding for the rest of 2018 and moving into 2019. --

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October
18

1221 Tidewater Dr. North Myrtle Beach South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com | Chris Ward with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | Wow! Larger Lake Villa unit in Teal Lake @ Tidewater in North Myrtle Beach with great views of the water and 10th tee box! Fully furnished and equipped just waiting for you to make your next home or vacation property! The Tidewater life style is unlike any other, with multiple pools, world class golf course, tennis, workout facilities, and private owners ocean front beach cabana. When you look at everything included you will be amazed at the value in this beautiful condo! Hurry and see this one today!

October
15

Eagle Realty - 4th Annual Client Appreciation Party Recap - 2018 | EP 78 | Thee Eagle Reality

Very excited to release this video for all who missed the party and couldn't make it! I would love for you to go ahead and make plans next year to be there for our 5th Annual in 2019! This year we had a great time at Antonio's Restaurant in Cherry Grove, North Myrtle Beach, SC. The food and atmosphere was awesome and what a view! Special thanks to our sponsors, Rivertown Property Inspection, BB&T Mortgage, Crescent Coast Insurance, and Eagle Beach Rentals for all your help with the event! --
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http://www.EagleRealtySC.com
http://www.Soundcloud.com/chriswardbic
http://www.soundupnow.com – Alexa

October
11

326 Thistle Ln. Carolina Forest South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com | Renee Blake with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | Enjoy the amenities that the community has to offer. Such as Volleyball and Basketball Court, Baseball and Soccer Fields, Swimming Pool, Playground and Security. Low HOA. Three Bedroom / Two Bath open floor plan. Vaulted Ceiling in Family room. Large patio area. Partially fenced back yard. Two car oversized garage. Great rental property, primary or second home. Priced to sell.

October
9

Client Appreciation PT. 1 - The #Prep | EP 77 | Thee Eagle Reality The show must go on in life, #realestate, and business - in the mist of the aftermath of #Florence we still must get our annual (4th annual to be exact) Client Appreciation Party ready for our guests, plus get some donations out to those in need, and keep the work flow going.

The #content can't stop! We had a quick week (kids still out of school - ugh 3 weeks) - but had to get ready for client party, get some donations out, and keep some of my other business ventures moving forward. Over all it was a good week!!

October
8

901 West Port Dr. North Myrtle Beach South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com | Jim Shorten with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | Motivated Seller!!! This is a rare opportunity for a great deal on a 2BR 2BA unit in the sought after community of Carolina Keyes. This unit is directly on the Waterway and features magnificent views. The unit is a Kitty Hawk model which was the largest 2BR unit built. It is also an end unit with two additional windows on the side, providing lots of light. You can view the waterway while doing the dishes or cooking in your large fully equipped kitchen. New paint, flooring and a little TLC is all it would take to make this a beauty! Located in the Ocean Drive area of Myrtle Beach, close to shopping, entertainment, restaurants and all the fun of Main St. Only 1 mile to the beach. Make it yours today!

October
3

Florence, You Suck! | EP 76 | Thee Eagle Reality

#HurricaneFlorence, you suck! We are still dealing with the aftermath of hurricane florence that swept through the Carolinas a couple weeks ago now, but in this #vlog episode you see how even though "she" settled down by the time it got to the coast, we still had some (sorta) unexpected fall out - literally. Trying to get back to normal work schedule in #realestate around the area, check on my clients properties, get back to work...but school out, roads blocked, office ceilings falling in - some stuff to deal with! But we will press on and persevere. After all, we choose this coastal living life, so yeah, let's do this! #recovery. -- http://www.DiscoverEagleRealty.com – Career
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September
21

4453 Little River Inn Ln. Little River South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com | Chris Ward with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | This is the property you have been waiting for in Little River inn. More like a town-home than a condo with no unit above you or on both sides of you. Private entrance to the property and quiet section of the neighborhood. Great 2BR unit for a beach retreat, 2nd or primary home, or investment property! Pool, tennis courts, minutes to the ocean front and fine dining! New floors in living room and kitchen, ground floor entry, and spacious bedrooms. All for a great price in an established community in Little River, SC!

September
20

62 Laurel Dr. Little River South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com | Chris Ward with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | This spacious 2BR home actually has a possible 3rd bedroom that is climate controlled! Plus, screen porch, double outside storage areas and newly fenced yard and patio! Minutes to the ocean front or waterway make this an optimal location for your 2nd or vacation home, or primary residence. Low HOA fee, quiet neighborhood, lovely kept home. Upgraded appliances in kitchen, recently painted, and move in ready! Very cool free irrigation and drainage system added in yard, plus new gutters. This may not last long!

September
5

4603 South Island Loop, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Are you ready to upgrade to your next home? This meticulously kept home shows spectacular, on a great lot in the exclusive South Island section of Tidewater Plantation in North Myrtle Beach, SC. New Carpet just installed! South Island offers private pool and boat dock for owners, along with Waterway & Golf Course views accented by beautiful marsh wetlands. This raised home offers a ton of ground floor space - currently used as an spacious Art Studio - but also for garage, workshop, and/or rec area. There is an in-home elevator, cathedral ceilings in the living room with panoramic views and a great covered back porch for relaxing and entertaining. New carpeting, Granite and stainless steel in a spacious kitchen with plenty of counter and cabinet space. A bathroom for each bedroom, master bedroom with beautiful views from the private master porch, along with walk-in closet. Tidewater lifestyle then is the icing on this cake - multiple pools, premier golf and owner discounts, private owners ocean front cabana, Boat & RV storage, 24/7 gated security and staff. Don't miss out on seeing this opportunity!

http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings/detail.php?lid=121203029&

 

September
4

chool's Back, Work More | EP 71 | Thee Eagle Reality You're gonna feel like this #vlog is all work no play...because it is! School is back in full swing and now I can pack my week full. You think that this episode has a lot of meat? Wait till next week! So excited for what's to come! Between some agent appreciation month planning and a little planning/foreshadowing to Client Appreciation Month (in September), you get a sneak peak of what to look forward to in future episodes. I loved filming #REAL Q&A on location at Mellow Mushroom, and it was the perfect day to do the triple-livestream! Office work flow increased (duh, since I had more dedicated office time). Stay till the end to see a special guest appearance by Sean McKenna from @SoundUpNow ...a rare thing nowadays. Take it all in and enjoy! --
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August
29

1701 Cottage Cove Circle North Myrtle Beach South Carolina Homes for Sale | www.eaglerealtysc.com | Chris Ward with Eagle Realty | See full property details at http://www.eaglerealtysc.com/listings... | These homes don't last when they hit the market! It is hard to beat the location of Surf Estates, and the private gated community of The Cottages @ The Surf in Surf Estates is the perfect property for you in North Myrtle Beach! Private pool, worry free lawn maintenance provided, a short golf cart ride to the beach, dining, and shopping...it's the perfect spot! Hurry and don't miss this 4BR/3BA home with screened porch, upgraded kitchen with stainless steel and granite counter tops, vaulted ceilings, and more! Whether your primary residence, or vacation home, you will love this home!

August
29

Never Stop Learning | EP 70 | Thee Eagle Reality

In #realestate, like in all #business - you can never stop learning, growing, expanding your knowledge, or enhancing your craft. To stand out from the competition, to really win, you keep moving forward and growing. Learn this early, and you will build a legacy of impact on those around you, not just a great business. Did i mention i love to bowl? I grew up bowling, and though it has been a year since my last game, i think i help my own. Well...not really, but at least i broke 100 each game! - Another great event for our #realtors at Eagle Realty as we continue Agent Appreciation Month here for 2018!! -- http://www.DiscoverEagleRealty.com – Career http://www.Facebook.com/ChrisWardBIC – Chris Ward BIC Page http://www.Instagram.com/EagleRealtySC http://www.Snapchat.com/EagleRealtySC http://www.EagleRealtySC.com http://www.Soundcloud.com/chriswardbic http://www.soundupnow.com – Alexa
August
1

Leaving It All Behind | EP 66 | Thee Eagle Reality

...or am I? Of course I'm not - this is my life, my passion, my career, and my business. There is no quit or leave in my vocabulary. This week was a whirl wind of new listings, lot's of #Loris, SC time, basketball camp for my little girl, and bucket list actions like getting #bears tickets for a home game in Chicago in October. In fact, that is the highlight of the week in my mind! Well, maybe not the highlight considering I sold one of my new Loris, SC #listings in 48 hours. Welcome to a sellers market in Myrtle Beach, SC. What a great summer in #realestate - maybe it's time you join in! --

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http://www.soundupnow.com – Alexa

July
25

#REAL Q&A - EP06 - Real Estate Answers Live

Today in Real Estate Ansers we answer 3 questions:
1. Buyers - Should I Get A Home Inspection?
2. Sellers - What Happens If The Appraisal Comes Back Lower Than the Contract Price?
3. Realtors - Is Daily Content Really That Important?


July
23

Mimosa Moments | EP 65 | Thee Eagle Reality It's #CatchUpWeek. Coming back from any holiday causes my to-do list to grow bigger. However, because it's summer I've really only got 2 days to get everything taken care of. That being said, this episode is a good expanse and summation of what that would look like. From taking photos of a hard to find empty lot listing in Tidewater #NorthMyrtleBeach, to drinking mimosas in a broker open house, this week has been a lot of fun! We also got #REAL and talked about how important it is to give value with your content. Sure, some content sound be more "conceited" to get your name out there, your face out there, and brand your company. However, the majority of your content should bring value to the audience in some way whether by direct or indirect means. Maybe it's time to analyze your content. Are you bringing #value to your audience?
Discover Myrtle Beach Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/d...
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http://www.soundupnow.com – Alexa



July
17

#REAL Q&A - EP5 - Real Estate Answers Live

Today we answer real estate questions about:
1. Seller Closing Cost
2. How many properties should a buyer look at in a day
3. Full Time vs. Part real estate agents

July
6

A Red Solo Cup Type Of Week | EP 62 | Thee Eagle Reality

I mean - I swear it was just coffee :) - but when you run out of coffee cups you gotta do what you gotta do...To be honest, it was a pretty great week so no day-drinking needed haha!! (except for the days I worked by the pool! Ahh, the benefits of summer time realtor work in North Myrtle Beach, SC.) I loved the fact I got to re-unite with a long lost friend, Guppy. I love the #realtorlife work I had going on all week. And I love that I got julian doing some real work. Great week in real estate here in the Myrtle Beach area, how about where you live? And don't pay attention to the sexual harassment in the blooper after credit scenes!
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http://www.soundupnow.com – Alexa

June
29

R.E.A.L Q&A (Real Estate Answers Live) - EP03

Seller Question - Best Pricing Strategy Practices
Buyer Question - How Many Homes Is To Many To See In A Day?
Realtor Career - Communication - Fast and in the right platform - is Key!

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http://www.soundupnow.com – Alexa



June
26

They Are Taking Over The Office! | EP 61 | Thee Eagle Reality Ok, round 2 of summer vacation #vlog - and now a new kid is in the mix. At least I can get some production out of this one...I think. Though I kind of think Julian treats it like a real life episode of The Office...and I'm Michael Scott. Oh my, will he ever learn. To be honest, I like Julian, my son, getting some real world office experience. He may think it is just another household chore, but this is a real opportunity for him to see what Dad does in his real estate day. Of course, not the day-to-day of realtor life, but at least the office side of running a company(s). I think summer is a great opportunity for enhanced content, real estate buyer traffic, the ability to not slack off...and yes, child labor! HA, J/K. Lets keep the positive momentum moving forward this #summer!
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http://www.soundupnow.com – Alexa

June
19

R.E.A.L Q&A (Real Estate Answers Live) - EP02 Questions Answered:

Real Estate Buyers - What do I do first when thinking of buying a property?
Real Estate Sellers - What do I look for in a Listing Agent when selling my Home?
Realtors - How important is new agent training?

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June
19


TTT is Now R.E.A.L Q&A - "Real Estate Answers Live" EP1


Real Estate Buyers - What is a Buyers Market?
Real Estate Sellers - What is a Sellers Market?
Realtors - Is real estate the right career for me?

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August
15

Staying on top of the latest trends in home decor isn't for everyone, but even for traditionalists, it can be fun to incorporate some new ideas. Here are five bathroom decor trends that are appearing in 2017.

  1. Geometric Patterns: Many homeowners are selecting bold patterns in geometric shapes, like chevrons, triangles, or hexagons. These patterns can add intrigue and continuity to your tile or shower curtain.
  2. Plants: Even the best-designed bathrooms can benefit from some small plants. If you have a windowless bathroom, there are some low-light options that can survive with little maintenance.
  3. Dark Colors: This can be tricky to achieve, but it comes with a big pay off. While traditional bathrooms are often painted with brighter whites and greys, opting for darker colors can make a bathroom seem more luxurious and relaxing. Imagine sinking into a deep bath with dim lighting—that might convey the appeal of a darker palette.
  4. Brass Hardware: Trends often come back around, and this year, brass fixtures of the '70s are popular once again.
  5. Minimalism: The massive master bathroom is still great, but there's also some appeal in smaller bathroom designs. Minimalism allows for smaller spaces to feel more intimate, but still airy and open.

Bathroom Trends 2017

July
28

North Myrtle Beach Homes For Sale - AVOID THESE TWO BIG MORTGAGE MISTAKES

 

We all know that searching for and viewing potential homes is the fun part of the home-buying process. The not-so-fun part? The mortgage.

But if you don't pay attention to the details, your mortgage can end up dragging down the enjoyment of your new home and cause some major regrets. Here are a few mistakes to avoid to ensure that you love your mortgage terms as much as your hew home.

Don't find your home first: Shopping around for the best mortgage rate should be the first step in the home buying process. You may even want to talk to a mortgage broker a full year before you plan to buy. It'll give you time to get your affairs in order to qualify for the best rate, could save you thousands of dollars in the long run, and you won't feel rushed to accept an unattractive loan because you're worried you'll miss out on your dream home.

Don't forget your real budget: There's often a big difference between what a lender says you can afford and what you can actually afford. Your debt-to-income ratio doesn't include the money you spend on hobbies, or the cost of commuting to work, or maintenance and utility costs. Really sit down and examine your spending before committing to the loan amount the lender is offering. You won't enjoy your home nearly as much if it's eating into your favorite hobbies.

 

north myrtle beach homes for sale - avoid these two big mortgage mistakes

July
5

RECONSIDER THESE CHOICES WHEN YOU'RE DESIGNING YOUR KITCHEN

The kitchen is one area of the home that sees the most wear and tear. All the water, heat, and food spills add up quickly so it's important to focus on quality and lasting appeal when you're choosing materials for a kitchen remodel. Here are a few things you should avoid:

Cheap Laminate Countertops: The bottom rung of laminate is extremely susceptible to wear and tear. It can melt if you forget to place a hot pad under a pan that's fresh out of the oven and the edges can chip off from repeated exposure to moisture and heat.

Flat Paint: A flat or matte finish is great in rooms with lower traffic, but it's a bad idea in the kitchen where the walls are regularly exposed to splatters and spills. You need paint that can withstand an occasional heavy scrubbing, so opt for gloss or semi-gloss finishes.

Trendy Backsplash: If you watch any home remodeling show, you'll certainly see kitchens with expensive, elaborate backsplash designs and materials. Those trends can be pricey to pursue and can look dated in a hurry. Subway tile is a cheaper, classic option that you'll never regret, plus you'll have more room in your budget to purchase quality materials to be used elsewhere.

Cheap Flooring: Just like the countertops, your kitchen floor needs to be strong enough to take some abuse. Cheap flooring easily scuffs and peels (especially from moisture). Quality flooring is worth the investment.

designing your kitchen

June
21


The Supply & Demand Problem Plaguing New Construction

(from Keeping Current Matters BLOG content - http://www.keepingcurrentmatters.com/2017/06/21/the-supply-demand-problem-plaguing-new-construction/)

Many real estate economists have called on new home builders to ramp up production to help relieve the shortage of inventory of homes for sale throughout the United States. The added inventory would no doubt aid buyers in their search to secure their dream home, while also helping to ease price increases throughout the country.

Unfortunately for builders, there are many forces that are making it difficult for them to do just that!

Last week at the National Association of Real Estate Editors 51st Annual Conference,CoreLogic's Chief Economist Frank Nothaft broke down the 4 'L's of New Home Construction: Lots, Labor, Lumber, and Lending.

The concept of supply and demand is ripe in the new home construction industry. The four 'L's of new home construction are each suffering a supply problem, and with that comes added costs. Let's break it down!

Lots – There is a shortage of land near metros at an affordable price, causing builders to move farther and farther away from cities to keep costs down. This isn't always an attractive option for those who want to stay close to work.

Labor – The Great Recession forced many skilled construction and trade workers to find other sources of income once their jobs were lost at the time of the crash. Even though the overall housing market has recovered, these workers have not returned. Those who remain are starting to age out and retire, causing even more of a shortage and additional costs.

Lumber – The cost to build a new home is directly tied to the cost of the lot and the cost of the supplies needed to build the home. Lumber costs continue to escalate due to policies restricting the importation of Canadian lumber, making larger luxury homes an attractive option to recoup costs when selling, rather than building smaller single-family homes and making less profit.

Below is a graph showing the increase in cost of 1,000 board feet of framing lumber.

The Supply & Demand Problem Plaguing New Construction | Keeping Current Matters

Year-over-year, lumber costs are up 13% after reaching a high of $433 in the second week of April.

Lending – During the Great Recession, many small community banks were forced to close their doors. These banks were a great source of capital and lending for builders looking to borrow money at a low interest rate in the community in which they were building. Tougher lending standards have made borrowing funds more expensive and more difficult for builders.

June
5

RECONSIDER THESE CHOICES WHEN YOU'RE DESIGNING YOUR KITCHEN

 

The kitchen is one area of the home that sees the most wear and tear. All the water, heat, and food spills add up quickly so it's important to focus on quality and lasting appeal when you're choosing materials for a kitchen remodel. Here are a few things you should avoid:

Cheap Laminate Countertops: The bottom rung of laminate is extremely susceptible to wear and tear. It can melt if you forget to place a hot pad under a pan that's fresh out of the oven and the edges can chip off from repeated exposure to moisture and heat.

Flat Paint: A flat or matte finish is great in rooms with lower traffic, but it's a bad idea in the kitchen where the walls are regularly exposed to splatters and spills. You need paint that can withstand an occasional heavy scrubbing, so opt for gloss or semi-gloss finishes.

Trendy Backsplash: If you watch any home remodeling show, you'll certainly see kitchens with expensive, elaborate backsplash designs and materials. Those trends can be pricey to pursue and can look dated in a hurry. Subway tile is a cheaper, classic option that you'll never regret, plus you'll have more room in your budget to purchase quality materials to be used elsewhere.

Cheap Flooring: Just like the countertops, your kitchen floor needs to be strong enough to take some abuse. Cheap flooring easily scuffs and peels (especially from moisture). Quality flooring is worth the investment.

May
1

Is the Current Pace of Home Sales Maintainable?

 

KCM just realized a blog post talking about the current state of home sale - you can read and exert below:

 

"There are some experts questioning whether the current pace of residential home sales is maintainable. Are too many people buying homes like in 2004-2006? Are we headed for another housing crisis? Actually, if we look closely at the numbers, we can see that we are looking at a very healthy real estate market.

Why the concern?

Some are looking at the last four years of home sales and comparing them to the three years just prior to the housing bubble. Looking at the graph below, we can understand that thinking." - read more - click http://www.keepingcurrentmatters.com/2017/05/01/is-the-current-pace-of-home-sales-maintainable/?utm_campaign=Blog_Promo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=email-automated&utm_content=DailyBlogSubscription&utm_term=BlogPost

 

Based on there chart, when you take our the BOOM and CRASH years, we seem to be on steady pace with previous decade increases....what do you think?

 

April
14

Five things that factor into real estate comps

You may think that sale price is the only factor when you're looking at comps and trying to set a price for your listing. But it's actually a bit more complicated. Here are five things that affect comps that you might not be aware of.

  1. New construction nearby: Because of low prices for lots and varying prices in home building materials, new homes can actually be cheaper and cost less per square foot than existing homes. If there's a lot of new construction nearby, that can affect the price for your own listing.
  2. Renovations: Recently renovated homes typically sell for more than homes that haven't been updated in a while. If you've recently upgraded your home-especially sought-after upgrades like the kitchen or master bath-your home should be priced appropriately.
  3. Developable lots: Not all lots are created equal. Even if the square acreage is the same, a lot that's easily developable will get a better price than a hilly or rocky lot that needs a lot of preparation.
  4. Listing price vs. sale price: Whether sellers actually get their asking price depends greatly on the market. When you're pricing your home, it's important to look at sales prices, not just listing prices. The listing price doesn't always accurately reflect what a home will sell for.
  5. Location: Nearby amenities, safety, schools, and noise levels can vary greatly within a neighborhood. Homes in more desirable parts of the neighborhood will sell for a higher price, all else being equal.

March
23

How an agent can help alleviate stress

Purchasing a home can be a stressful experience, whether you're a first-time buyer or you've been through the process before. But that's one of the reasons that working with a real estate professional is so worthwhile. With your agent's guidance, buying a home should be enjoyable, rather than stressful. Here are some of the more unique circumstances where your agent can make your life much easier.

Out-of-town buyers: If you're looking for vacation homes or moving to a job in a new city, there's a good chance that viewing homes will be difficult-you could be a long drive or even a plane ride away. With today's video messaging apps like Skype or Facetime, your agent can walk you through a property virtually. It's not the same as walking through in person, but it will at least give you an idea about whether a property is worth pursuing further.

When life is just too crazy: If you're just getting too busy with everything else going on in your life, a good buyer's agent should be able to recognize the situation and help you take a step back. They can suggest that you take a few weeks off from your home search to recharge, or only focus on properties that exactly fit your wants list.

Inspection issues: You're dreaming about move-in day, and then some unforeseen issues turn up during inspection. A good agent can work out those issues by negotiating a lower offer-to cover costs of repairs-or by getting the seller to fix the problem.

 

February
24

How do HOAs work?

When you purchase a home, there's a good chance you'll have to pay a homeowners association fee, especially in gated communities, townhouses, condominiums, and other similar planned neighborhoods. The idea is to keep common areas clean and maintained, and there's usually an HOA board that is responsible for setting the rules and regulations.

Each HOA is different, but most have the same core elements. You'll typically pay your HOA fees either monthly or annually, and it's an important factor to consider when you're weighing your options for a new home. So what is typically included in your HOA fees?

First, the fun stuff Amenities are typically the big perk of living in a community with an HOA. While you lose out on some of the freedom of living without an HOA, you instead get community amenities like a maintained pool, gym, clubhouse, tennis courts, and other amenities. The HOA fees pay for cleaning and maintenance, so-in theory-you'll always have a clean pool whenever you want to use it.

Protecting the community HOA fees often contribute to insurance for the community amenities, as well as a fund for unexpected repairs to damaged community property-think damage from weather or accidents.

General maintenance Your HOA fees will go toward maintaining the general safety and upkeep of the community. This means things like elevator maintenance for condominiums, snow removal, and trash/recycling services.

Be active in the association There may be a board of directors, but homeowners associations exist for the betterment of the entire community, and every voice matters. HOA meetings-and the amenities they support-provide great opportunities to meet your neighbors and make your community a better place.

October
2

When you want a TRUE value of your home or property, trusting a local "human" expert in your market place.  True Realtor Professionals can be trusted to know the ins and out of a local market, or even a local neighborhood, or street.  You want an accurate value, by someone with all the data and knowledge of working in the area.  An internet formula used the same everywhere by a data website won't cut it for being accurate.  Trust your Real Estate professional wherever you live to give you a better value by visiting their Home Value Website - (like this for example www.EagleExpertHomeValue.com in North Myrtle Beach)....so, trust your Realtor...unless they're a robot...