NerdWallet, a website that connects people to financial resources, named two Moore County towns to its list of top ten places for first-time homebuyers in North Carolina.
To help new homebuyers, NerdWallet analyzed how much they could spend on a mortgage and examined the data on appreciation to find the top places for first-time homebuyers in North Carolina.
"This historic railroad town of over 6,500 saw its median home value increase 16.6% from 2010 to 2013, the second-highest gain in the state. The population also grew 10.8% during the same period," NerdWallet reported on Aberdeen, which was #3 on its list.
Pinehurst, which came in at #7, saw its population grew 16.19% from 2010-2013.
The full list is available on the NerdWallet website.
Like much of Moore County around it, Pinehurst Resort is becoming younger.
“We’ve definitely noticed the shift in demographics in Moore County", says Tom Pashley. Pashley, 49, moved to Pinehurst in the late 1990s and, after a series of roles with Pinehurst Resort, became its president in 2014.
“Younger families are moving to the area and adding a new vitality to the communit...
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