Thursday, January 29, 2015

Compare Moore County SAT Scores

Schools have a large impact on home purchases.  Quality of a school district is almost always on the top of the list of concerns for buyers.  Whether you have children in school or not being in the right district can give a home strong resale advantages.  The North Carolina SAT Report for 2014 has been released.

We are very proud of our teachers and their dedication to the students of Moore County Schools here in North Carolina.  For a full understanding of a school district be sure to research testing scores, excellence awards and teacher student ratios. is a great spot to start.

When you are ready to start your search please give Allan and Terry at Towering Pines Real Estate a call 910-528-1181.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

School's Out? Southern Pines has Great Things for the Kids to Do!

Southern Pines has your kids covered during the school year.  Unfortunately these events can fill up quickly and have a current wait list.  You can check the availability on the Southern Pines Camps page.

The available fun includes:

Year Round Day Camp for Kindergarten - 13 years.  Games, sports, arts and crafts, trips and activities make breaks from school one the kids will never forget.  There is a one time non refundable registration fee of $10 for residents and $20 for non residents.  There is also a $20 resident and $40 resident non refundable fee to hold your spot.

Crafty Kids Creation Camp  is available for ages 7 and above.  The next scheduled event is March 30th - April 3rd Bunnies, Chicks, Flowers and Homemade Goodies.  $80 for residents and $160 non residents.

Clay Camp for 5 year old through teens keep your eyes peeled for the upcoming spring catalog.

Full Day Activities for kindergarten through 12 year old currently has a waiting list.  The upcoming events are the Greensboro Science Center on January 26th, Defy Gravity on February 16th, Museum of Life and Science Trip on March 9th and Maple View Farm on April 13th.

Crafty Creations with Ms. Karen for ages 7 and above is held at the downtown train station.  January 26th will be Valentine's Day with fun to enchant you sweetheart.  February 16th is Friendship Bracelets, March 9th is 3D Art Canvas Painting and finishing up with the Spring Into Crafts event on April 13th.  These events are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and are $25 for residents and $50 for non residents at the train station.  One time registration fee is required for each child of $10 for residents and $20 for non residents.  Be sure to bring your lunch and a drink!

You can view all Southern Pines Children's Camp 2014-2015 Events here!

Friday, January 16, 2015

Seven Lakes in Pinehurst NC Area | Homes for Sale | Market Report 2014

There are three lovely gated neighborhoods in West End, North Carolina called Seven Lakes.  This is a short 10 mile drive from Pinehurst, North Carolina giving you gated lake homes in the Pinehurst, North Carolina area.

Seven Lakes has convenient access with great amenities such as boating, sailing, swimming, in both the pool and lake, golf, tennis, basketball, play grounds, picnic areas, work out facilities and even equestrian facilities.

Homes for Sale in Seven Lakes North

Children who live in Seven Lakes Gated Communities attend West End Elementary, West Pine Middle, and Pinecrest High.  In reports from NCReportCard you will find that West End Elementary performs well above state percentiles, as does West Pine Middle.  Pinecrest High is also above state averages.  Of course you will also find a wide range of available private schools in the area as well.

Homes for Sale in Seven Lakes North Carolina

In the Seven Lakes South Community you have the Seven Lakes Country Club.  Joining the Seven Lakes Country Club is an exceptional value.  The golf course was designed by Peter Tufts III and rated 4 Stars by Golf Digest.  The course opened for play in 1976 and has been fine tuned several times.  Members also have use of the 6 Har-Tru tennis courts, the clubhouse and dining facilities.

There is also the Beacon Ridge Country Club in the Seven Lakes West Community.  This is an 18 hole course designed by Gene Hamm.  You will find 4 Har-Tru courts and a very lovely clubhouse.

Seven Lakes North Carolina

Homes in Seven Lakes include both townhomes and single family homes.  Home prices vary from $90,000 to over $1,000,000 depending on square footage, location and overall condition.  Many lakefront homes are available.  Feel free to Search for 7 Lakes Homes Here.  

For homes for sale in Seven Lakes the HOA fees are very affordable too.  When you come to view the homes in Seven Lakes be sure to check out all of the available amenities.

Towering Pines Real Estate

These picturesque gated golf communities in Seven Lakes are overflowing with amazing deals.  With reasonably priced homes and warm character, Seven Lakes in North Carolina is a great find for anyone who's looking to live in the Pinehurst, NC area.

Towering Pines Real Estate

Market Report for January 2015

  • There are currently 94 homes for sale in the 3 communities - Average List Price $282,401
  • 1 Home - Current Foreclosure Available - List Price $173,000
  • 126 Sales in 2014 with Average Sale Price of $243,686. 
  • Lowest 2014 Sale Price $80,000 and Highest $920,000
  • Average Days on Market 148
For more information on homes for sale in Seven Lakes, North Carolina please call us, Allan Nanney and Terry Rainer at 910-528-1181.  Allow us to provide all the tools and information you need to satisfy your real estate needs in the Pinehurst, North Carolina area.