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Selling a Home in Probate

Mon, Jun 17th 2024 2:24 pm by Scott Vansant

Welcome to the Vansant Realty Group Podcast!

In this episode, Denise Vansant, the broker from Vansant Realty Group in Myrtle Beach, SC, sits down with Emily Lary, the real estate attorney from Tide Law Firm, North Myrtle Beach, to discuss the intricate process of probate and its impact on real estate transactions

Join us as we delve into: The basics of probate and its significance in real estate. Steps to take when selling a property after a loved one has passed. The role and responsibilities of a personal representative. Probate proceedings for properties owned in multiple states. The differences between joint tenancy, tenants in common, and their implications in probate. Tips for work...



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Charter Schools off of River Oaks Drive

Mon, Jun 17th 2024 1:35 pm by Scott Vansant

In October of 2019, the Horry County Planning and Zoning Department approved the request to amend the Waterway Plantation Multi-Family Planned Development District (PDD) for the development of 36 single family units.  This would ultimately consist of 18 single family units within the Tupelo Grove Subdivision and 18 single family units within the Cottonwood Cove Subdivision.

 In June 2024, Horry County Planning Commission heard yet another request to amend the aforementioned Waterway Plantation Multi-Family Planned Development District (PDD) to "suburban and scenic conservation and to allow two charter schools and a park".

These two charter schools would be the expansion of Coastal High ...



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New Pricing on Cooper's Bluff Townhomes

Mon, Jun 17th 2024 11:55 am by Scott Vansant

As of June 2024, Lennar is offering up to a $25,000 price reduction and up to $5,000 towards closing costs for select move-in ready townhomes in the Cooper’s Bluff community.

Cooper's Bluff is a relatively new home community in Socastee located in close proximity to where Carolina Bays Parkway (Highway 31) crosses over the Intracoastal Waterway.  Cooper's Bluff is only about 10 miles away from the city of Myrtle Beach and less than 20 minutes to the beach itself!  The convenient location of Cooper's Bluff lends itself well for residents to enjoy great community amenities and everything the Grand Strand has to offer, including a public boat landing a half-mile away, beautiful beaches and ...



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Meadows Edge by Ryan Homes

Mon, Jun 17th 2024 10:59 am by Scott Vansant

Meadows Edge is a new home community in Conway.   Ryan Homes is the builder in Meadows Edge.  Ryan Homes is well committed to building in the Myrtle Beach area.  As of June 2024, Ryan Homes was also building in Grande Dunes - North Village, and Indigo Bay.

In June 2024, Ryan Homes has now completed the model homes in Meadows Edge and has started to provide tours to interested buyers.

Pricing of the single family homes in the new home community of Meadows Edge in Conway is starting from the upper $200's.

Meadows Edge is located where the Witch Golf Course was located. There are 115 multi family approved for development and 211 single family units approved for development.

The Witch Gol...



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Forestwood by Pulte

Mon, Jun 17th 2024 10:48 am by Scott Vansant

Forestwood is a new home community coming to North Myrtle Beach. Pulte will be the builder in the new home community of Forestwood.

As of June 2024, significant progress has been made with the land development with the new home community of Forestwood by Pulte.  Floorplans have been unveiled, with single family homes in Forestwood ranging from 1,702 square feet to 3,220 square feet.  As per Pulte, pricing in Forestwood is expected to be coming soon!

  There are planned to be approximately 92 single family homes developed in this new North Myrtle Beach neighborhood just off of Water Tower Road. Nestled in the scenic landscapes of North Myrtle Beach, the new home community of Forestwood i...



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Horry County Road Improvement Projects

Fri, Jun 14th 2024 4:19 pm by Scott Vansant

The Horry County Road Improvement & Development Effort (RIDE 4) has a commission tasked by Horry County Council to prepare a final list of projects that may be funded by a 1% local sales and use tax.  Once a list of specific transportation projects is determined, Horry County Council will then have the option to move the final list to a referendum vote by the citizens of Horry County on the November 2024 General Election ballot.  If approved by voters, the RIDE 4 program would go into effect May 1, 2025, after completion of the RIDE 3 collections.  As of June 2024, a summary of the RIDE 4 projects is as follows:

Summary of RIDE 4 Projects

For more information visit https://www.horrycountysc.gov/ride-4/

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Horry County Real Estate Data (early 2024)

Tue, Jun 11th 2024 4:07 pm by Scott Vansant

As per the Coastal Carolina Association of Realtors real estate market data, new listings, month by month, in Horry County have had a substantial increase from 2023 to 2024.  In addition, the average sales price of homes that sold in Horry County has steadily increased from February 2024 to May of 2024.  See the attached graphic for the detailed data.

Horry County Real Estate Data



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Final phases of new homes in Oyster Bluff

Fri, Jun 7th 2024 1:25 pm by Scott Vansant

Oyster Bluff is a Myrtle Beach (Socastee area) new home community. As of June 2024, the final phases of new homes are now selling!  The builder, D. R. Horton, is offering the Express Series in Oyster Bluff starting at $317,990. D. R. Horton is well committed to development in the Myrtle Beach area. Oyster Bluff is located just off Big Block Road in Myrtle Beach, nestled between Highway 544 and Highway 707. Convenient to the new Highway 31 connector with easy access to all of the Grand Strand and located less than 2 miles from the Sayebrook Shopping Center with Target, PetSmart, Kohls, Lowe's Home Improvement, Lowe's Grocery Store, and many others!"

Oyster Bluff new home community in Socastee by D. R. Horton



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Forestwood Community Map (Pulte Homes)

Fri, Jun 7th 2024 10:54 am by Scott Vansant

Pulte has released the sitemap for the new home community of Forestwood in North Myrtle Beach.

There are planned to be approximately 92 single family homes developed in this new North Myrtle Beach neighborhood just off of Water Tower Road. Nestled in the scenic landscapes of North Myrtle Beach, the new home community of Forestwood is on the horizon, promising elegance and comfort. Forestwood will feature exquisite home designs, each tailored to highlight modern Coastal Carolina charm. Offering nearby serene views, recreational access, and access to major thoroughfares, this community will be a haven for those seeking a blend of contemporary living and natural beauty.

Forestwood will hav...



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Somerset - new home community in Socastee by Beazer

Wed, Jun 5th 2024 4:23 pm by Scott Vansant

Somerset is a new home community coming to the Socastee area. Somerset will consist of single family homes located in Socastee with easy access to Highway 544 and Highway 501. Beazer Homes will be the builder. Beazer will be offering The Derby Collection of Single Family Homes and The Carlisle Collection of Single Family Homes. Pricing will start in the low $300's.
The new home community of Somerset will be conveniently located across Highway 544 from another new home community of Lyden Village. The existing subdivision of Cabot's Creek is located adjacent on the north side of Somerset.

In September of 2023, Beazer purchased 17 acres (Phase 1) and 21 acres (Phase 2). These two Beazer phas...



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D. R. Horton building in Myrtle Beach

Tue, Jun 4th 2024 11:54 am by Scott Vansant

Founded in 1978, D R Horton has been in the home construction industry for 46 years.  The company went public in 1992.  Since 2002, D. R. Horton has been the largest homebuilder by volume in the United States.  D. R. Horton now operates in over 100 markets in 33 states.  D. R. Horton has been well committed to building in Myrtle Beach and the surrounding areas.  Please see the attached graphic to gain some D. R. Horton insight into (1) some of the recent completed Myrtle Beach area communities, (2) some of the communities currently under construction, and (3) some of the future subdivisions that D. R. Horton has planned.

D. R. Horton

Myrtle Beach Area Communities

(as of June 2024)

D. R. Horton building in Myrtle Beach

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228 Osprey Cove Loop - SOLD

Mon, Jun 3rd 2024 10:41 am by Scott Vansant

Another Vansant Realty Group listing has SOLD!

On 5/29/2024, 228 Osprey Cove Loop in Osprey Cove listed by Denise Vansant of Vansant Realty Group closed with a price of $250,000.



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Hoffman Park - new townhome community in Myrtle Beach by Lennar

Wed, May 29th 2024 2:53 pm by Scott Vansant

Hoffman Park is a new townhome community in Myrtle Beach. Lennar owns this 18 acres piece of land right off of Highway 544 near the intersection of Highway 544 and Highway 31. Horry County Government has approved the development of 80 townhomes. As of May 2024, homes are now selling with pricing starting at $268,000. Hoffman Park offers low-maintenance lifestyle and features two story townhomes.

Lennar purchased this land in June of 2023.

Lennar is offering up to $5,000 in a price reduction and /or up to $5,000 in closing costs on select move-in ready homes!

Hoffman Park - new townhome community in Myrtle Beach by Lennar



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Heritage Crossing new home community in Conway by D. R. Horton

Wed, May 22nd 2024 3:35 pm by Scott Vansant

Heritage Crossing is a new home community Conway that will be built by D. R. Horton. Horry County has approved the development of 144 single family homes in the new home community of Heritage Crossing in Conway, SC. Heritage Crossing is located in just slightly northwest of downtown Conway close to Highway 701. The new home community Heritage Crossing will be built on an approximate 100 acre piece of property.

Heritage Crossing new home community in Conway by D. R. Horton



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New home community of Sandridge in Little River by D. R. Horton

Wed, May 22nd 2024 12:15 pm by Scott Vansant

Sandridge is a new home community Little River that will be built by D. R. Horton. Horry County has approved the development of 132 single family homes in the new home community of Sandridge in Little River, SC. Sandridge is located in Little River close to Highway 31 and Robert Edge Parkway near North Myrtle Beach. The new home community Sandridge will be built on a 53 acre piece of property.
R S Parker is the developer and D. R. Horton purchased this property in April 2024. As of May 2024, D. R. Horton has not yet announced plans for this new home community.

New home community of Sandridge in Little River by D. R. Horton



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Meadows Edge new home community in Conway being developed by Ryan Homes

Tue, May 21st 2024 2:23 pm by Scott Vansant

Meadows Edge is a new home community in Conway. RS Parker has been responsible for the land development and sold this development to (NVR/Ryan Homes) in March of 2024. Ryan Homes will be the builder in Meadows Edge. As of May 2024, Ryan homes expects to begin preselling an initial phase of single family homes in Meadows Edge in the summer of 2024. Meadows Edge is located where the Witch Golf Course was located. There are 115 multi family approved for development and 211 single family units approved for development.

The Witch Golf Course closed in late 2021. The Witch Golf Links, a Dan Maples design first opened in 1989. Visitors know the unusually named course - a sibling of the nearby W...



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New Listing in Southgate - 4897 Southgate Parkway - $285,000

Tue, May 21st 2024 2:17 pm by Scott Vansant

New Listing in Southgate - 4897 Southgate Parkway - $285,000

This lovely three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath single-family home is situated in the highly sought after Carolina Forest community of Myrtle Beach. Conveniently located just off Highway 501, it offers easy access to Highway 31 and is approximately five miles from the beach. The home is close to shopping, fine dining, and healthcare facilities. Key features include a master bedroom and bath on the main level, a fenced-in yard, and newer stainless steel appliances in the kitchen and a brand new roof. The home is decorated in neutral colors, with tile and vinyl planking throughout. This home would be a great investment property fo...



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Hill Street Villas

Tue, May 21st 2024 11:29 am by Scott Vansant

Hill Street Villas is a new home community in North Myrtle Beach that will be developed by Toll Brothers. Hill Street Villas will be developed right off of Hill Street where 24th Avenue North intersects in North Myrtle Beach and adjacent to the Hill Street Park.

Hill Street Villas is a new home community in North Myrtle Beach that showcases low-maintenance coastal lifestyle in a beautiful location just minutes from Cherry Grove Beach and features exceptional access to local shopping and dining. Toll Brothers is planning on building 35 single family homes in Hill Street Villas. Homes will start selling in the low $500’s and home sizes will be approximately 1,778 to 1,987 square feet.

Hil...



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Ingram Dunes new home community in North Myrtle Beach by Toll Brothers

Fri, May 17th 2024 2:38 pm by Scott Vansant

Ingram Dunes is a new home community in North Myrtle Beach being developed by Toll Brothers. Ingram Dunes will be offering an elegant selection of luxury single family homes and a low maintenance lifestyle with premier access to the beach and outdoor recreation.

Toll Brothers purchased this 6.88 acre parcel of land in January of 2024. Toll Brothers is planning on building 27 single family homes in the new home community of Ingram Dunes. Pricing of the new single family homes in Ingram Dunes will be starting in the Upper $600’s.

The new home community of Ingram Dunes community is located within walking distance of the beach and is adjacent to the sprawling Ingram Dunes Nature Preserve wh...



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Carrington Woods new home community in Longs by D. R. Horton

Thu, May 16th 2024 2:12 pm by Scott Vansant

Carrington Woods is a new home community in Longs coming soon.  D. R. Horton purchased this property in April of 2024.  D. R. Horton has not yet announced their specific plans for development.  As of May 2024, preliminary insight into Carrington Woods via Horry County Land records shows that the community is being platted for 90 single family homes.

Carrington Woods will be nestled between Highway 9 and Sun Colony Boulevard and will neighbor the Sun Colony community.  Palmetto Greens, Colonial Place, Cloverleaf, The Retreat and the Lakes @ Plantation Pines are some of the other communities close to where Carrington Woods will be developed.  Carrington Woods is conveniently located near t...



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