To access and view property records for Horry County, South Carolina, visit the county's website at HorryCounty.org, and navigate to the Online Services tab. Select the Land Records option, and enter the corresponding TMS number, PIN number or owner name to search for a specific property. The website returns the legal description and full billing address of the property in addition to the three fields already mentioned. Select the record to view the property's parcel value and market value information.
The Horry County online services website also allows users to search various deed documents related to real estate, including lease documents, mortgage documents and lien satisfaction documents. The county's records are also available online on various public records databases, including NETRonline.com, PropertyShark.com and Realtor.com, and through the Horry County Public Information Office.
Property records typically are used by prospective home buyers, developers and real estate agents when they determine the values of pieces of property as determined by the county and the market. The value of a property dictates whether or not the potential purchasing party is interested. Property records can also be useful to determine the official lines of demarcation and sizes of plots, which are sometimes required for legal action.