In 1987, my mother and I were living in an oceanfront condo in Garden City Beach. When I finished school that year, my mother decided to return to her hometown (Hampton, SC) to renovate her grandparent’s home. Just two years later, the very place we had called home for many years was ravaged by the historic force of nature known… Read More “27 Years Since Hugo”
“A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.” – Agatha Christie
I have always loved Mother’s Day. Even as a child I enjoyed getting dressed up and going to church with my mother and grandmother.… Read More “Mother: A Pure and Perfect Love”
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Garden City Beach, SC – March 18, 2016 – Garden City Realty, Inc., a full-service real estate firm, announces staffing changes to its marketing department.
After nearly seven years with the firm, Advertising and Marketing Director, Kimberly Raley-Kimes, announced her resignation. She is relocating to Atlanta, GA.
Raley-Kimes has been with Garden City Realty since 2009, starting… Read More “Garden City Realty Inc. announces department change, welcomes new Advertising and Marketing Manager, Advertising Coordinator”
Garden City Beach, SC – March 15, 2016 – Garden City Realty, Inc., a full-service real estate firm, announced that REALTOR Drew Dellinger has joined the sales team.
“We are fortunate to have Drew join Garden City Realty. His ability to embrace today’s marketing techniques is a testament to why Realtors must adapt to be successful in today’s market. His… Read More “Garden City Realty, Inc. welcomes REALTOR, Drew Dellinger”
Courtesy of the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk Facebook page.
The summer months bring large crowds to the Grand Strand for obvious reasons—sun, sand and surf, but over the years the area has become a year round destination. With winter temperature averages in the sixties, the Grand Strand boasts moderate weather pretty much all year long, and even in the winter months,… Read More “Thriving in the off season: Winter on the South Strand”
Garden City Realty, Inc., a full-service real estate firm, was voted Best Vacation Rental Company finalist in the 2015 Best of the Beach contest, a specialty publication of The Sun News in Myrtle Beach. The vacation rental department has consistently been recognized in Best of the Beach since 2009, taking first place in 2013, 2010 and 2009; and finalist in… Read More “Garden City Realty, Inc. voted Best Vacation Rental Company, Best Real Estate Company and Broker Associate named Best Real Estate Agent”
Press Release: Garden City Beach, SC – September 28, 2015 – Garden City Realty, Inc., a full-service real estate firm, announced the promotion of Brad Hatoway to Director of Operations. He will be responsible for the departments of guest services, reservations, maintenance, and housekeeping.
“Brad is a proven leader and his tenure with Garden City Realty has been nothing less… Read More “Garden City Realty, Inc. announces the promotion of Brad Hatoway to Director of Operations”
PRESS RELEASE: Garden City Beach, SC – September 21, 2015 – Dennis McElveen, Broker-in-Charge of Garden City Realty, Inc., is pleased to announce that Brandon Stacks has been promoted to Guest Services Manager.
Originally from Myrtle Beach, Stacks is a 2011 graduate of Coastal Carolina University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business management. He joined Garden… Read More “Garden City Realty, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Brandon Stacks to Guest Services Manager”
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”
As we settle into 2015, here’s an update on what’s been happening at Garden City Realty.
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”