Friday, October 31, 2014

No School November 4th and 10th ~ What Can Kids Do?

Southern Pines Recreation and Parks has that all taken care of.  

Moore County Schools are closed on November 4th and 10th.  You fear the kids will be bored.  What will they do?

Why not join Day Creations with Ms. Karen.  On November 4th Ages 7 and above will be making their own necklace, bracelet and earrings out of polymer, paper and clay beads.

On November 10th they will be making Thanksgiving crafts!

Classes are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Train Station.  $25 for residents and $50 for non residents.  There is a one time registration fee and a non refundable deposit.  Bring your lunch, snack and drinks.

Contact the Southern Pines Recreation Department for full details.  910-692-2463.

Southern Pines Recreation and Parks is just one of the things that makes living in Southern Pines great.  If you are thinking of making a move please give Towering Pines Real Estate a call at 910-528-1181.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Looking for Halloween Fun in Southern Pines, North Carolina?

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Southern Pines, North Carolina begins the Halloween festivities at 5 p.m.  Kids 10 and under should head to the downtown park for the Southern Pines Halloween Haunt.  There will be games, edible crafts, bingo, a flashlight egg hunt and more. 

For those a little older who like a really big scare, check out the Aberdeen Fear Factory.  This is North Carolina’s largest indoor haunt with 25,000 square feet of sheer terror.  The faint of heart should remain at home!  You will find them at 10570 NC Hwy 211 in Aberdeen.  Check out their website for ticket prices.

For those of you whose real treat is a relaxing evening with a nice glass of wine you might want to head to Cypress Bend Vineyards in Wagram.  Wear your costume (there will be judging) and enjoy the music of Black Water Rhythm & Blues.  Gates open at 7.  Cost is $10 per person.

Please be sure to always be safe.  Watch for all those little ghouls and goblins.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Where Can I Find a Good Cup of Coffee in Southern Pines?

Swank Coffee Shoppe & Handmade Market is what the Historic District of Southern Pines is all about.  A small town coffee shop filled with the work of local artists and filled with that home town feel.

Swank is small and quaint with a consistent flow of both locals and visitors.  If you are ready to enjoy a day of browsing and buying in the shops of downtown Southern Pines start your day here with the perfect cup of coffee, tea or hot cocoa. 

Be sure to browse the handmade local artisan wares.  The perfect gift could be right under your nose!

Swank is located at 232 NW Broad Street in Southern Pines, North Carolina.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

How to Pick The Right School for Your Child

Moving with children can be an overwhelming task. Finding the right school where your child will thrive is one of your most important decisions.

Factors to consider when choosing the best school in Moore County for your child:

Best School in PinehurstSchool Size
Class Size
What is the student performance?
What percentage of students are performing at or above average?
How does that percentage compare to the entire district or state?
What is the school's safety?
How many suspensions?
School Attendance?
Students access to books
Students access to technology
How many classrooms are connected to technology?

There is no need to worry about finding this information.  You can access all of the school information at NC School Report Cards.  Whether you are looking for the best school in Pinehurst, the best school in Southern Pines or absolutely anywhere in the state of North Carolina simply visit NC School Report Cards.

Towering Pines Real Estate looks forward to helping you with your move!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

10 Do's & Don'ts During Your Loan Process

When you are ready to buy your home in Pinehurst or Southern Pines the first thing you will need to do is become pre qualified for your mortgage loan.  In order to have your home loan go smoothly we have 10 recommended Do's and Don'ts to follow.

  1. Don't apply for new credit of ANY kind!
  2. Don't close credit card accounts!
  3. Don't max out or over-charge existing credit cards.
  4. Don't consolidate debt to one or two cards!
  5. Don't change or quit your current job!
  6. Don't make any large deposits into your checking or savings account!
  7. Don't make any large purchases!
  8. Don't co-sign for any loans!
  9. Do stay current on existing accounts!
  10. Do hire a great loan officer!

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Homes in Pinehurst National

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National Golf Club recently became Pinehurst No. 9!  It is not only a 18 hole championship Jack Nicklaus course, it is also a great place to live!  Located at Royal Troon Drive in Pinehurst it is conveniently located to schools, shopping, and both the Village of Pinehurst and Southern Pines.

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The neighborhood of National Golf Club in Pinehurst, North Carolina has amazing amenities.  The 32,000 square foot Club House has a pro shop and dining facilities.

You will also find swimming and tennis facilties!

You can find Homes for Sale in National Golf Club from $250,000 for a lovely townhome up to $1,000,000 or more for custom homes.  Of course you can also find Lots and Land available in National  to build your own custom home.  

National Golf Club Market Report for September 2014

  • 21 Single Family Homes for Sale - Price range of $379,000 to $1,298,000 with one sale in August.  
  • 3 Townhomes for Sale - Price Range of $250,000 to $469,000 with no townhome sales in August.  One currently under contract.
For more information on homes for sale in National Golf Club in Pinehurst North Carolina , please call us, Allan Nanney and Terry Rainer of Towering Pines Real Estate at 910-528-1181.  We will gladly provide you with the information and tools you need to handle your real estate needs in Pinehurst North Carolina.