Grand Strand Market Report

According to the Coastal Carolinas Association of Realtors, Grand Strand single-family residential sales activity was down in April but maintains its 3.3 percent growth rate for the year. Condo and residential lot sales are up 4.1  percent and 31.4 percent, respectively, compared to April 2017 levels. Single-family residential sales volume is down 4.3 percent compared to April 2017 but is up 3.3  percent year-to-date. Median sales price is up to $224,900, a 6.1  percent increase from April 2017. 

Sales prices for new construction and resales are also up 6.2  percent and 5.4 percent, respectively, when compared to April 2017. The average sold-to-list ratio for Single Family Residential sales in April was 96 percent, flat compared to the same month in 2017.

Condo sales volume is up 4.1  percent compared to April 2017 with year-to-date sales near 2017 levels, down a mere 0.1 percent. The median sales price is up to $130,000, a 7.0  percent increase from April 2017. Condo inventory continued to tighten as inventory is down as compared to prior year levels: down 10.7 percent compared to April 2017. The average sold to list ratio for condo sales in April was 94 percent, up 100 basis points compared to the same month in 2017.

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Garden City Beach Home Prices

The chart below shows the average sales price of property in Garden City Beach during the month of April 2018 compared to the same month as last year. The average single-family home price was up 39.3 percent at $612,311, the average townhouse/condo price was up 9.28 percent at $186,667.



Surfside Beach and Murrells Inlet

Additionally, according to data made available by the Coastal Carolinas Association of REALTORS, the average Surfside Beach single-family home sale price was down 5.5  percent at $280,139 and the average townhouse/condo sales price was up 18.7 percent at $122,390.

Likewise, the average Murrells Inlet single-family home sale price was up 6.3 percent at $297,742 and the average townhouse/condo sale price was up 2.5 percent at $156,345. 

All statistics are compiled from sales during the month of April 2018 compared to the same month the previous year.

Click here for your printable April 2018 local market update for Garden City Beach and Murrells Inlet.
 
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New Frontier flights 
out of Myrtle Beach International  

Frontier Airlines begins new service from Myrtle Beach International.

Frontier is now offering non-stop flights from MYR to Providence, RI The flights will run on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.  Frontier also announced they will be offering seasonal service out of MYR to Denver, CO, Long Island, NY, and Trenton, NJ. 

For exact flight times and to book your flight  flyfrontier.com.

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Georgetown, S.C. 
Best Coastal  wins 
Small Town

The small community of Georgetown on the Carolina coast is what Charleston used to be - 200-year-old homes (more than Charleston in fact), scenic plantations, and lots of Southern charm and none of the crowds. Local restaurants serve up Low Country specialties, and outdoor adventures might include kayaking, fishing or paddle boarding.

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Brokers Best Buy
611 Bay View Resort
504 N Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach
1 Bedrooms /1 Bathrooms
$89,900
Listed By Bobby Streett 
1311 South Hollywood Drive
East of 17, Surfside Beach
3 Bedrooms / 1.5 Bathrooms
$239,900
Listed By William Hewitt
46 Ocean Pines I
East of 17, Surfside Beach
2 Bedrooms / 1.5 Bathrooms
$145,900
Listed By Norm Clay
1201-A N Waccamaw Drive
Ocean View,  Garden City Beach
5 Bedrooms / 5.5 Bathrooms
$565,000
Listed By June HIller
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Backyard Bargains: 7 Dollar-Store Decor Items to Make Your Outdoor Space Sizzle

It's no secret that outdoor living has become the phrase du jour for homeowners. Folks everywhere have engineered seamless transitions between inside and outside, adding durable furniture and cozy accessories to our patios and yards to make it truly feel like we're living al fresco.

And while it's possible to go  all out  on your outdoor decor, you don't have to pour your entire savings account into making your space sing.

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Summer Desserts Under 175 Calories

These low-calorie dessert recipes, featuring summer berries, all-American apples, and chocolate, are perfect to share at warm-weather parties, potlucks, and picnics. The sweetest news? All of these healthy dessert recipes clock in at less than 175 calories per serving.

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Spring has sprung! It's time to get out and enjoy all the local events and activities. Want to know what's going on this month,  click here  to find out.
Partner with Garden City Realty

Garden City Realty partners with more than 450 vacation rental homeowners along the South Strand. We strive to develop and maintain long-term relationships by making the needs of our property owners a top priority. We've been exceeding homeowner's expectations for more than 45 years.

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