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Facts, Comments and Advice about real estate and horse farms in Southern Pines, NC, sister town to Pinehurst, NC, plus general real estate items
Pinehurst NC is a hidden gem as a retirement desitination according to an article yesterday by AOL (May 27, 2008). For those of us who live here, we've known it for years! Pinehurst is an incredible place for "retirees" who want to live an active lifestyle. In addition to golf, every day reveals ...
It is a great time to buy a lot in Pinehurst NC, especially one that carries with it a transferrable membership to the Pinehurst Country Club.  If you are not familiar with Pinehurst, it is the home of the famed Pinehurst golf resort.  Pinehurst has 8 courses in all, and 6 of them come with the P...
Pinehurst and Southern Pines have of course played host to numerous Mens' and Womens' US Open Golf Championships over the last decade, but if you live in Pinehurst, you can make the short drive over to Charlotte every year to enjoy the Wachovia Championship.  It's a favorite among tour players an...
Looking for an alternative to living right beside Fort Bragg?  Consider Southern Pines, a quaint and very sophisticated town only about 30 minutes from Base.  Great restaurants, nightlife and opportunities to meet a lot of cool people.  Seeing is believing - just come over for a visit.  For more ...
Those of us who live in Pinehurst or Southern Pines, North Carolina often make the traffic free 1 hour 15 min drive to Raleigh to take in a Carolina Hurricanes game at the RBC Center.  The arena is very easy to find, and it is right off the highway with easy and cheap parking.  Ticket prices are ...
North Carolina boasts low real estate taxes in the country - and for the quality of life in NC, the value you get for your real estate tax dollar is extremely high.  For example, a house that was built in 2006 in Pinehurst in a very nice community on a small lake sold recently for $580,000.  The ...
Even in a "Buyer's Market", it's sometimes hard to tell which houses you can really get for a great price.  Here are 6 things that you can do to maximize your chances of getting a great deal.1. Use an experienced real estate agent who can help you do your homework. 2. Pick your favorite 5 houses ...
Choosing a Builder for Your Custom Home.  If you have not been able to find the perfect house on the market and you decide to build on a vacant lot, you'll be faced with a very important decision - choosing a builder.  Your builder is someone you are going to have an ongoing relationship with for...
Despite reports of lower home prices nationally, average prices in Pinehurst nc and southern pines nc increased by over 3% compared to 2006.  Great news for those interested in pinehurst nc real estate and southern pines nc real estate.  In addition to a good market, the area also offers a variet...

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