southern pines: Investing in a Second Home?... You May Be Eligible for Tax Credit Too! - 01/01/10 09:09 PM

Although the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act is frequently characterized as a tax credit for new home buyers, move-up and down-sizing homeowners could benefit as well!
In the Pinehurst and Southern Pines, North Carolina areas, down-sizing homebuyers are common as retirees often move from a larger home to one that is smaller and often less expensive also many investors are taking advantage of market conditions to invest in a second home.
We suggest you consult with your tax planning professional for the particulars and in the interim are providing an overview of the government's requirements for your consideration.
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southern pines: Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387 USA - 01/01/10 02:05 AM

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Southern Pines, North Carolina is a jewel of the South and widely known for its flourishing equestrian community as well as the relaxing rhythm and eclectic mix of quaint to sophisticated shopping and dining experiences. Southern Pines offers something for everyone with personal residences ranging from upscale family sized homes in quiet and gracious neighborhoods to somewhat smaller scaled homes, suitable for empty nesters, active retirees and first time home buyers. As you leave the tree lined streets of the business community you'll discover the area locals refer to as "horse country" and there you find a collection … (0 comments)

southern pines: The complexities and consequences of Lead Based Paint... - 12/28/09 09:05 AM
The Healthy Homes Survey, Oct 7, 2008 revealed the following statistics for older homes...
86% of homes built before 1940 contain lead based paint. 66% of homes built 1940 to 1959 contain lead based paint. 25% of homes built 1960 to 1977 contain lead based paint. Active real estate practitioners should be familiar with the issue of Lead Based Paint, as we've been required to address it for a number of years and now the remodeling industry is being required to acknowledge the perceived health threat and respond by complying with the following EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) guidelines posted on their website...
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southern pines: Fore Play in Pinehurst, North Carolina - 12/22/09 11:44 PM
Nestled in the heart of the Carolina's and located just 3-hours to the Blue Ridge Mountains and 2-hours to the Atlantic Shore, Moore County, North Carolina offers a mild year round climate that is unsurpassed and ideally suited for the enjoyment of an active, outdoor lifestyle.
With over 40 challenging golf courses here in the Sandhills, it's no wonder many think of Pinehurst as a golf Mecca... But there is so more to do here then just playing golf. Other available activities include tennis, cycling, boating, water sports, fishing, hunting and equestrian activities, such as polo, harness racing, fox hunting and … (0 comments)

southern pines: Property Values in North Carolina | Southern Pines, NC 28387 - 12/09/09 09:17 PM

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Southern Pines, North Carolina is a jewel of the South and widely known for its flourishing equestrian community as well as the relaxing rhythm and eclectic mix of quaint to sophisticated shopping and dining experiences. Southern Pines offers something for everyone with personal residences ranging from upscale family sized homes in quiet and gracious neighborhoods to somewhat smaller scaled homes, suitable for empty nesters, active retirees and first time home buyers. As you leave the tree lined streets of the business community you'll discover the area locals refer to as "horse country" and there you find a collection … (0 comments)

southern pines: Pinehurst - Southern Pines REALTORS Sponsor Military Appreciation Day - 11/05/09 08:30 PM
The Pinehurst Southern Pines Area Association of REALTORS is pleased to sponsor Military Appreciation Day as a toke of our gratitude for the service and sacrifice of our military friends and family. The event will be held at Sandhills Bowling Center, 2239 Pinehurst Plaza, Aberdeen, NC 28315.
The fun filled event will be 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Saturday, November 7, 2009. Activities include Free Bowling, Food, Clown, Face Painting, Balloons and More! Online Reservation and Military ID required. For additional information please call: (910) 692-8988.
Please contact us to learn about our special cash incentives for military families on … (0 comments)

southern pines: Property Values in North Carolina | Southern Pines, NC 28387 - 11/01/09 03:24 PM

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Southern Pines, North Carolina is a jewel of the South and widely known for its flourishing equestrian community as well as the relaxing rhythm and eclectic mix of quaint to sophisticated shopping and dining experiences. Southern Pines offers something for everyone with personal residences ranging from upscale family sized homes in quiet and gracious neighborhoods to somewhat smaller scaled homes, suitable for empty nesters, active retirees and first time home buyers. As you leave the tree lined streets of the business community you'll discover the area locals refer to as "horse country" and there you find a collection … (0 comments)

southern pines: Another Housing Bailout on the Horizon? - 10/20/09 11:21 PM
The current administration has announced still another initiative in an effort to prop up the housing market.
Declining to put a pricetag on the program and insisting there would be no cost to taxpayers, officials unveiled a plan to aid state and local housing finance agencies, which provide mortgages to first-time and lower-income homebuyers and enable the development or rehabilitation of rental properties.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said: "This initiative is critical to helping working families maintain access to affordable rental housing and homeownership in tough economic times."
Under this new initiative, the Treasury Department, along with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, … (1 comments)

southern pines: NC Horse Farm Tour - Southern Pines, North Carolina - 10/18/09 11:53 PM
October 18 from 11:00AM - 4:00PM
The highly successful 2008 Horse Farm Tour, attracted nearly 650 people, the most number of visitors yet of any year this event has been held.
Come... travel down the back roads of Southern Pines on a self-guided excursion through scenic Sandhills horse country, and discover why each fall horse owners from the north and Midwest bring their jumpers, hunters, and dressage horses to the area.
Proceeds to benefit Prancing Horse, Inc. Therapeutic Riding Center.
Tour starts at: The Equine Health Center, 6045 US Highway  1 North  (Across from Hyland Hills)
Along the way you'll enjoy...
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southern pines: Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387 USA | Southern Pines Property Values - 10/13/09 11:37 AM

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Southern Pines, North Carolina is a jewel of the South and widely known for its flourishing equestrian community as well as the relaxing rhythm and eclectic mix of quaint to sophisticated shopping and dining experiences. Southern Pines offers something for everyone with personal residences ranging from upscale family sized homes in quiet and gracious neighborhoods to somewhat smaller scaled homes, suitable for empty nesters, active retirees and first time home buyers. As you leave the tree lined streets of the business community you'll discover the area locals refer to as "horse country" and there you find a collection … (0 comments)

southern pines: Southern Pines North Carolina - 09/14/09 03:45 PM
Southern Pines is the largest town in Moore County and is on the fringe of the Piedmont section of the state in an area known as the Sandhills.ncorporated in March 7, 1887, the town has since grown to the current population of approximately 12,208 and encompasses 16.456 square miles. Over the years this charming mid-south town evolved into a resort community with horses and golf as the main attractions. 
Southern Pines offers a unique and appealing combination of resort, retirement, traditional and contemporary residential real estate. Eclectic neighborhoods surround a quaint and inviting business and shopping village with tree lined streets … (0 comments)

southern pines: Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387 USA | Southern Pines Property Values - 09/02/09 01:20 PM

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Southern Pines, North Carolina is a jewel of the South and widely known for its flourishing equestrian community as well as the relaxing rhythm and eclectic mix of quaint to sophisticated shopping and dining experiences. Southern Pines offers something for everyone with personal residences ranging from upscale family sized homes in quiet and gracious neighborhoods to somewhat smaller scaled homes, suitable for empty nesters, active retirees and first time home buyers. As you leave the tree lined streets of the business community you'll discover the area locals refer to as "horse country" and there you find a collection … (0 comments)

southern pines: Home Values for Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387 USA - 08/04/09 04:22 PM

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Southern Pines, NC is a jewel of the South, from the equestrian communities of 400+ horse farms to the sophisticated streets of downtown Southern Pines, this is a city that provides the very best of Southern hospitality. With wonderful restaurants, classic golf courses and fairs and festivals for everyone.
Housing Market Update
July 01, 2009 through to July 31, 2009 there were 16 Single Family Homes Sold. Average Sales Price $231,750. Average Days on Market (DOM) 137. During the same time frame there were 29 New Listings entering the market with the Average Asking Price $290,981. View the … (0 comments)

southern pines: Home Values for Aberdeen, North Carolina 28315 USA - 08/03/09 09:47 PM


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Aberdeen, NC is a pleasant town nestled among long leaf pines and world renowned golf. Originally named Blue's Crossing, Aberdeen was settled in the 1700's by Scottish emigrants and today is the delight of railroad buffs, historians, artists and golfers. Aberdeen's National Register historic district features antiques, collectibles, art exhibits, unique gift shops and cafes where the charm of another century lives on as you stroll down the sidewalks of this quaint little railroad town steeped in history.
Housing Market Update
July 01, 2009 through to July 31, 2009 there were 15 Single Family Homes Sold. Average … (0 comments)

southern pines: Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387 USA - 07/06/09 03:02 PM

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Southern Pines, NC is a jewel of the South, from the equestrian communities of 400+ horse farms to the sophisticated streets of downtown Southern Pines, this is a city that provides the very best of Southern hospitality. With wonderful restaurants, classic golf courses and fairs and festivals for everyone.
Housing Market Update
June 01, 2009 through to June 30, 2009 there were 16 Single Family Homes Sold. Average Sales Price $295,778. Average Days on Market (DOM) 172. During the same time frame there were 35 New Listings entering the market with the Average Asking Price $315,498. View the full … (0 comments)

southern pines: Southern Pines, NC 28387 USA | House Values May 2009 - 05/02/09 01:52 PM

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Southern Pines, NC is a jewel of the South, from the equestrian communities of 400+ horse farms to the sophisticated streets of downtown Southern Pines, this is a city that provides the very best of Southern hospitality. With wonderful restaurants, classic golf courses and fairs and festivals for everyone.
Housing Market Update
April 01, 2009 through to April 30, 2009 there were 02 Single Family Homes Sold. Average Sales Price $190,675. Average Days on Market (DOM) 178. During the same time frame there were 07 New Listings entering the market with the Average Asking Price $462,485.
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southern pines: Safest Places to Live... - 04/11/09 07:10 PM
A recent front page article in The New York Times noted that "the devastation from Gulf Coast hurricanes is serving as a strong reminder that possible disasters could lay waste to cities and states across the country." Fortunately, environmental hazards are not uniformly distributed across America; many attractive locales are relatively safe.
Warren R. Bland, professor of geography at California State University, Northridge and author of Retire in Style: 60 Outstanding Places Across the USA and Canada, prepared a short list of ten places in the United States that are unusually safe in terms of potential exposure to five major environmental hazards. After considering the … (0 comments)

southern pines: Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387 USA - 04/04/09 01:24 PM
 

Community Profile
Southern Pines, NC is a jewel of the South, from the equestrian communities of 400+ horse farms to the sophisticated streets of downtown Southern Pines, this is a city that provides the very best of Southern hospitality. With wonderful restaurants, classic golf courses and fairs and festivals for everyone.
Housing Market Update
Mrch 01, 2009 through to March 31, 2009 there were 09 Single Family Homes Sold. Average Sales Price $282,333. Average Days on Market (DOM) 123. During the same time frame there were 40 New Listings entering the market with the Average Asking Price $372,337.
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southern pines: Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387 USA - 03/06/09 09:04 AM
 

Community Profile
Southern Pines, NC is a jewel of the South, from the equestrian communities of 400+ horse farms to the sophisticated streets of downtown Southern Pines, this is a city that provides the very best of Southern hospitality. With wonderful restaurants, classic golf courses and fairs and festivals for everyone.
Housing Market Update
Feb 01, 2009 through to Feb 28, 2009 there were 12 Single Family Homes Sold. Average Sales Price $250,443. Average Days on Market (DOM) 189. During the same time frame there were 42 New Listings entering the market with the Average Asking Price $437,931.
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southern pines: GMAC Celebration Two Thousand Nine - 02/26/09 02:18 AM
Greetings from Cozumel, Mexico!...
We recently attended the GMAC Real Estate Convention, known as Celebration 2009, that was held on Royal Caribbeans Navigator of the Seas. We sailed out of Fort Lauderdale, FL and our ports of call were Cozumel and Belize. I know what your thinking... But it wasn't all fun and games, as we had two full days of meetings and corporate sponsored events that we actually attended! Nonetheless the service, food, accommodations and entertainment was first class and we would highly recommend Royal Caribbean to someone seeking a quality experience.
Here's a photo of Lynda and I along with another husband and wife team from our office … (2 comments)

 
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Real Living Hagan Realtors | Pinehurst ~ Southern Pines, NC

Address: 19 Chinquapin Road, Pinehurst, NC , 28374

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We’re NC real estate brokers and members of “The” Pinehurst Home Team. For nearly two decades we have served the needs of buyers and sellers of single and multifamily properties and offer a friendly, consultative approach to client’s real estate and relocation endeavors. Whether visiting or considering relocation, we encourage you to visit our websites and contact us for more information about the greater Pinehurst North Carolina area and the unparalleled quality of life the area offers.


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