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.
Jim and Elizabeth Fisher, in their Village of Pinehurst home called Little Hovse [House], are among the many around the Village enjoying the lifestyle initiated by the founding Tufts family. Little Hovse was built in 1915 by James Andrews, a Quaker Oats executive, and later owned by Bob Tufts, son of James Tufts.
Jim and Elizabeth moved here from Muncie, Indiana in 2013. “It ...
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It took only one stay in Moore County for Amie Fraley and her husband Chris to decide that this is where they wanted to live.
“My husband and I moved to Moore County from my hometown near Dayton, Ohio, in 1998 just a year after getting married,” Amie says. “His brother was working in Southern Pines for Ingersoll-Rand, and he said the town was amazing. We pl...
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