Summer May Be Ending, But It’s Never Too Late to Start Your Vacation

Summer Isn’t Over Yet…As we approach the middle of August, school is starting back up and some are returning to work. Summer sure does seem to fly past us and some may think they didn’t have enough time to enjoy the vacation they hoped and planned for. Here’s the thing – it’s not too late.Life can get in the way,… Read More “Summer May Be Ending, But It’s Never Too Late to Start Your Vacation”

VRBO

VRBO – Vacation Rental By Owner Facts you need to know… Have you been thinking about marketing your own property on VRBO®, HomeAway® or Craigslist®?  Have you thought about booking your own summer vacation through either of these sites?  Over the course of last year, I have received dozens of questions regarding these two topics: the risks and rewards of… Read More “VRBO”

Mini-Golf at the Beach

Vacationing and golf go hand-in-hand when visiting the Myrtle Beach area.  Known for its award winning golf courses, South Carolina’s “grand strand” is a popular destination for beach go-ers, restaurant connoisseurs, and avid golf players. While everyone has the capability of going to restaurants and the beach, not everyone has the ability to play a round of golf.  Fortunately, the… Read More “Mini-Golf at the Beach”

Pluff Mud: Gotta Love it

Pluff Mud: Gotta Love it By William Hewitt You know that smelly, gooey, dark mush that you always try to avoid? No, not your mother-in-law’s cooking. I’m talking of course about the slick matter that molds the geographical shape of its ecosystem and keeps it nutritionally balanced: pluff mud.  All low-country locals know of it, smell it, and oddly enough have even tasted it.… Read More “Pluff Mud: Gotta Love it”

Fishing on the South Strand

Fishing on the South Strand By William Hewitt The shores of South Carolina host a variety of species of fish, crustaceans, and mollusks, attracting many locals and tourists to take part in the sport of fishing. Whether you prefer trolling from the stern of a boat, angling from the planks of a pier, or casting from the shorelines of the ocean,… Read More “Fishing on the South Strand”

Spring Fever

Spring FeverOh, that little thing called Spring Fever. Thanks to daylight savings, we now experience longer days and anxiously await Spring. We want it and we want it now. Being in the South, we get a taste of warmer temperatures before most people and for that we are grateful. With warm weather tip-toeing in, we want everyone to celebrate its arrival… Read More “Spring Fever”

How to Beat Your Winter Blues

How To Beat Your Winter Blues Let’s face it. Winter has overstayed its welcome. Tomorrow marks the start of March, which everyone can associate with Spring. The warmth from the sun, the many colorful flowers in bloom and the resurrection of all things green. Many Americans get to enjoy warmer weather next month, but some will have to tolerate their winter… Read More “How to Beat Your Winter Blues”

Pack the Valentine-themed crafts and snacks for your kid-friendly beach getaway

When I have the time, and patience, to plan ahead before a trip I like to create themed goodie bags for the kids that are inspired by our journey.  Whether it’s the destination, season, or parts of the country were traveling through, it’s always fun to find different ways to get the kids excited about the trip.   Other than… Read More “Pack the Valentine-themed crafts and snacks for your kid-friendly beach getaway”

What’s New at Garden City Realty in 2015

As we settle into 2015, here’s an update on what’s been happening at Garden City Realty. Retirement Announcement Last month we said goodbye to Director of Owner Services, Judy Walton, who retired at the end of 2014. Judy has been with Garden City Realty since 1983, starting as a reservationist in Guest Services. Since then her responsibilities have been extensive,… Read More “What’s New at Garden City Realty in 2015”