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You will be amazed at this immaculate home in Bunn Farm – and all the added features it has to offer. Once you step inside, you will fall in love with the greatroom and its vaulted ceiling and fireplace. You don’t want to miss the beautiful easy-to-care-for Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors. The cherry wood floors also run throughout all the bedrooms and the main hallway. In the kitchen, there are pine floors stained to match the cherry floors. The kitchen also boasts plenty of cabinets and a new stove and dishwasher. The dining area has a built-in hutch for additional storage and to display your favorite china and glassware. Off the kitchen, you will find the utility room and double car garage.

Step out onto the covered porch and you will find a tranquil view of the back yard, which is surrounded by a vinyl privacy fence. Down the stairs is an oversized concrete patio that has room for outdoor furniture, grill, hot tub and more. The wired workshop in the backyard will satisfy the do-it-yourselfer. This lovely home has been pre-inspected and all repairs have been completed. There is a home warranty in place and the home is eligible for a USDA home loan. Come by and see all this home has to offer. Directions: From Winstead Ave., turn left on Hunter Hill rd.; turn left on Green Hills; turn left on singletree; turn right on Bessie; turn right on Lessie; turn right on Deerwalk.

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Ask a Designer: Florals, updated, return to decor “Scale is the most important factor in modernizing the look and feel of florals,” says Flynn. After years of simple solids and He suggests avoiding flowers that geometric prints, the lowly flower “It’s what we’re all craving,” are depicted at their actual size. is making a comeback in decor. says New York-based designer Instead, pick patterns where the Floral patterns have been bloom- Jon Call, founder of Mr. Call Deflowers are bigger – between 50 ing all over fashion runways in re- signs. “It’s romance, it’s a softness percent and 200 percent larger cent months, and they are slowly ... and it feels fresh again, because than life-size. finding their way back into the no one has defined it for our Call agrees: He’s a fan of using world of home decorating, too. generation.” vintage prints in “the largest scale It wasn’t long ago that any While brands like Laura Ashley you can find,” so that the print’s mention of floral upholstery or delineated the floral look of a eye-popping size contrasts with wallpaper brought back memogeneration ago, the new florals its traditional style. ries of 1980s cabbage roses, flow- have no rules. Which makes them But Call and Burnham also ery Shabby Chic borders stenmore fun – and more challenging think floral prints can look modciled high on bedroom walls, and – to use successfully. ern if they’re printed on a very suburban homes designed to feel Here, Call and two other intesmall scale, especially if they’re like precious cottages swathed in rior designers – Betsy Burnham used on smaller items like throw pink and green. of Los Angeles’ Burnham Design, pillows. But today’s new patterns aren’t and Brian Patrick Flynn, exWHICH PATTERN? your grandmother’s florals. And ecutive producer of HGTV.com’s they can be a refreshing antidote Spring House series – offer advice Find a floral print that really to the minimalist patterns that on working with this fresh crop of have dominated home decorating floral patterns. See FLORALS, 2C in recent years. WHAT SIZE? By MELISSA RAyWORTH Associated Press

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appeals to you personally, Burnham suggests. “Nothing corny, nothing ordinary,� she says. You want “something really special.� You might try “chinoiseries that include figures and florals,� Burnham says, “or flora and fauna... That’s a way to do it if you’re kind of scared of just flowers.� Another option is choosing a pattern that’s more “botanical� than flower-filled. “Homeowners with aversions to super-girly florals featuring rosebuds or elaborate petals may find botanicals a better fit,� says Flynn. “While floral prints include shapes and silhouettes of actual flowers, botanicals rely more on stems and leaves.� Call points out that designers like Vivienne Westwood have created digitized, pixilated floral prints that mix traditional and modern style. But, he says, even the most classic chintz fabrics can look great in a modern home if they’re handmade and high quality. Flynn encourages clients to mix floral patterns with other prints. “The floral cottage style of a decade ago was all florals and ribbons,� Flynn says. “Anytime I’m dealing with a home occupied by couples arguing over masculine and feminine styles, I’m likely to mix botanicals or florals with classic masculine prints such as gingham, check or plaid.� That juxtaposition of “classic girly prints with iconic patterns used for men’s spaces� creates a modern, genderneutral room.

Affordable navy blue prints from Ralph Lauren and John Robshaw mix for a more gender neutral look.

This industrial kitchen uses floral wallpaper from Graham & Brown. Flynn says the trick to using florals is to choose over-scale botanical fabrics rather than traditional florals with small pattern repeats.

Layering patterns pack this master bedroom with classic style. Flynn says the trick to mixing floral prints is all about a range in scale, using one small, one medium and one large pattern.

Traditional floral wallpaper is contrasted with modern furniture and unexpected accessories like a bike helmet and a vintage Japanese poster for the movie “Sabrina,� to create a fresh and edgy look.

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Floral patterns can work especially well on sleek, modern pieces of furniture, Burnham says. Rather than choosing a floral sofa that’s rounded and tufted, use floral upholstery on a simple sofa with straight, clean lines. And rather than hanging floral draperies in a bedroom or choosing a floral bedspread, use solid colored fabrics in those locations and then upholster the headboard in a bold, oversize floral. Accessorizing with floral pillows or throws is another way to bring some blooms into the decor.

WHAT COLORS?

A great pattern can look dated if you pick the wrong color palette, says Flynn. “Florals with mustard yellow and burgundy palettes instantly feel old and stuffy. To make them fresh and fun, look for those with unexpected color palettes, such as black and violet or springy greens and punchy pinks. The pattern will keep its classic appeal, but with a youthful update.� Burnham says floral patterns done in just two colors (or in two shades of the same color) can look more modern than florals that include several colors. And “if you go for something on a crisp white background,� she says, it “might read more current than something on a tea-dye that’s more muted.� Call’s thinks just about any color can work, though he prefers to steer clear of pinks and purples. “It gets too sweet, too endearing,� he says. You have to “be careful with the sentimentality,� he says, or you’ll lose some of the modern edge.

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Famous cherry blossoms set for big show By BRETT ZONGKER Associated Press

WASHINGTON – It’s been a long, snowy winter, but Washington’s fabled cherry blossom trees are a hardy bunch and their blooming is right around the corner. The famous trees are expected to bring the first sure sign of spring April 8-12, when they’re predicted to reach peak bloom, the National Park Service said Tuesday. “Relax and let Mother Nature take her course,” said James Perry, chief of resource management for the National Park Service “This has not been the coldest winter on record or the snowiest.

declare peak bloom. Tree workers will be looking for the first sign of green buds, monitoring the weather forecast and reviewThese trees have been around for ing historical records to update 102 years, so we know pretty well Perry’s prediction because the how they’re going to react.” projection is not an exact science, The weather in March will be he said. the most critical factor for the “The colder it is, the slower the trees’ blooming period, he said. process will be,” he said. This year’s flowers could come Perry made the flourishing preslightly later than last year and diction as organizers announced later than the average bloom date plans for this year’s National of April 4. Last year’s blossoms Cherry Blossom Festival, one of were delayed by cold weather. the nation’s biggest springtime The latest the trees have ever parties. It’s scheduled to run from bloomed is April 18, Perry said. March 20-April 13 with events About 70 percent of the trees permeating around the city to AP Photo around the Tidal Basin must be celebrate the trees and Japanese blossoming with pink and white culture. About 1.5 million people Visitors walking along the Tidal Basin in Washington enjoy the cherry blossom trees in full bloom in April 2013. flowers for the park service to enjoyed the blooms last year.

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How to turn a rosemary bush into a tree most difficult, cuttings root easily, and the bought plant will still offer you the satisPicture a little rosemary faction of training the tree. tree at your kitchen winEven naturally creeping dow, standing there upright varieties can be coaxed into and green as if in defiance becoming little trees, but if to the wintry scene beyond you have a choice, choose the panes. a naturally upright variety This little tree offers such as Majorca Pink or more than decoration and Salem. winter cheer. Pass your Single out one stem to hand lightly over the leaves, become the future trunk of close your eyes, and the your plant, completely rescent will carry you to a moving all stems except for sunbaked Mediterranean this trunk-to-be at the base hillside, the plant’s native of the plant. The most vighabitat. Snip off a few orous, upright stem is the leaves for cooking, and obvious candidate. In the your tongue will similarly case of a creeping variety, transport you to milder just select any healthy stem climes. and stake it upright. Poke Grown as a little tree a dowel or thin piece of rather than as a sprawling bamboo into the soil near shrub (its natural inclinathe base of the plant and tie tion), a rosemary plant a piece of soft yarn tightly takes up little sill space and around the stake, then is easy to prune. Here’s how loosely around the stem. to make that tree. As growth begins, the trunk-to-be will elongate, START WITH A new stems will sprout out TRUNK along it, and other stems Begin with a small might sprout near the base rosemary plant, grown of the plant as trunk wanfrom seed or cuttings, or nabes. The latter are most bought. Seed is slowest and common with creeping vaBy LEE REICH

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rieties, which have bushier inclinations. Your goal in the weeks ahead is to promote elongation and thickening of the trunk-to-be. To that end, keep cutting away any new stems sprouting from the base of the plant. Pinch back to just a few leaves any stems sprouting along the trunk-to-be. Doing so keeps them subordinate but lets them help thicken the trunk.

that awakens growth of buds down along the trunk. Create the bushy head by repeatedly pinching – and thus inducing more branching – the tips of all shoots that sprout from the top few inches of trunk. Now define that head more clearly by completely removing all stems and leaves further down the trunk. All these prunings need not be wasted, of course. They could be used as AND NOW THE HEAD flavoring or as cuttings to make yet more plants. Once the trunk reaches ONGOING CARE full height, your goals change: You now want to Maintain your little tree stop growth and create a by repeatedly nipping back bushy head. But how high the ends of stems, which is “full height”? It’s all for keeps your plant compact, show, and what looks good neat and elegant, and prodepends on how big a head vides plenty of rosemary you are going to give the leaves for flavoring. plant and how big a pot the A final tip: Although plant will eventually call rosemary thrives in the dry home. Generally, a head 2 air of the Mediterranean to 3 times the height and region and of our homes, just slightly more than the soil must be kept moist. the width of the pot looks Rosemary’s narrow leaves good. Stop growth at the never droop, so your only AP Photo desired height by pinching indication that the plant A small rosemary ‘tree’ sits on a windowsill and off the growing tip of the needs water might otherprovides beauty, fragrance and flavoring. trunk, a simple operation wise be a dead plant!


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DeeDs The following deeds were recorded with the Nash County Register of Deeds from Feb. 19-25. Each $2 in revenue stamps is equal to $1,000 in valuation. (* No fee required.)

O Substitute Trustee Services Inc. to the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development of Washington D.C.; 1921 Bessie Lane, Rocky Mount* O Jeremy Wayne Walker and Melanie D. Walker to Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC; 207 Windy Oak Drive, Nashville; $260. O Monica J. Macklin to Joseph W. Macklin; 3881 Hunter Hill Road, Rocky Mount* O Kenneth L. Sikes, Carol Proctor Sikes, Jackie Robert Northcutt, Carolee Russell Sikes Northcutt, James W. Sikes, Debbie Perry Sikes, William Grant Sikes, Claudia Lawrence Sikes and Louise Sikes Powell to Edward Alton Powell and Robin Dianne Pierce; lot 59 of tract 10; Odom Estate-Daughtridge Homeplace Farm; $20. O Jeffrey J. Winstead and Deanne Fulghum Winstead to Jeffrey J. Winstead and Deanne Fulghum Winstead; tract 1, lot 10, White Oak Hills; tract 2, 70.4 acres more or less; tract 3, 100.8 acres more or less* O Thomas G. Waymouth and Denise Waymouth to Valerie Ung; 2432 Sexton Road, Rocky Mount; $185. O The Rocky Mount Area for Habitat Inc. to Suhare Farouk Hamad; 406 Cleveland St., Rocky Mount; 1114 S. Franklin St., Rocky Mount; 103 Herron St., Rocky Mount; 1220 Parham St., Rocky Mount; 102 Amos St., Rocky Mount; $10. O Gordon H. Finch and Teresa V. Finch to Ethan C. Vester; lot 2; 1.726 acres more or less* O Martin T. Cook, Timothy E. Cook and Elizabeth R. Cook to Martin T. Cook; lot; .5 of an acre* O Mary M. Viverette to Mary M. Viverette; tract 1, lot 4, block A and tract 2* O David S. Henson and Carmalette Henson to Norman M. Bercasio and Emma Everlyn T. Castillo Bercasio; 1217 Tavern Landing, Rocky Mount; $630. O Wanda B. Carpenter to Donald Ray Lynch; lot 1; Green Heights; $7. O Julius G. Matthews, Nancy C. McDowell, Carolyn M. Matthews, Jerry L. Matthews and Gilbert R. Matthews to Susie Sykes Ledford; lot; 24.5 acres more or less; $2. O Karen M. Salacki to Megan C. Cahill; 1044 Ridgemeadow Lane, Rocky Mount; $230. O Four Seasons Contractors LLC to Felicia Hayes and Darrell Lamont Thorne; 2204 Meadowlark Road, Nashville; $484. O Cornerstone Bank to David Pearson and Amy Pearson; 12687 Sanford St., Bailey; $150. O Roy A. Cooper III and

 

 

Pell C. Cooper to Roy A. Cooper and Pell C. Cooper; tract 1, lot 6, 39 acres; tract 2, lot 3, 7 acres; tract 3, lot A and being the northern parts of lots 2 in block 3; and tract 4, lots 1 and 2 in block 3* O Jeff D. Rogers to Branch Banking and Trust Co.; lot 19, section IV; Ford’s Colony at Rocky Mount; $29. O Rogers Townsend and Thomas PC to Bank of America N.A.; 5066 Western Hills Road, Nashville; $90. O Melvin Edward Lang Jr. and Billie Whitehead Lang to Troy J. Harold and Tammy T. Harold; 7863 Tar River Church Road, Elm City; $241. O Secretary of Housing and Urban Development of Washington D.C. to Nurmis Amelia Valle; 13053 Eagle Ridge Drive, Zebulon* O Amos Randolph Whitley to Blue Ridge Property Buyers LLC; lot; 33.1 acres more or less; $2. O Roosevelt Wilkins Everette and Willie Mae D. Everette to Yvonne E. McKnight; lot 19* O Neadella Wilson and Robert Dexter Wilson Jr. to GRU Leasing/Contractor LLC; 509-513 Beamon St., 1300-1306 Luper St. and 544-554 Paul St., Rocky Mount* O Grady I. Ingle or Elizabeth B. Ells to Federal National Mortgage Association; 461 Somerset Way, Rocky Mount* O Tristan Powell Breedlove, Terri Lynn Breedlove, Alan Todd Breedlove, Kim Breedlove, Daria Breedlove Davis and James Earl Davis Jr. to Ralph M. Howell Jr. and Anne Wilson Howell; 801 Breedlove Road, Nashville; $330. O Trustee Services of Carolina LLC to Federal National Mortgage Association; 7469 S. N.C. 58, Elm City* O Scott L. Joyner to Elizabeth Draughn Jackson; 101-103 Embassy Drive, Nashville; $240. O Claudette D. Reges, Roger D. Reges, Becky D. Smith and Jonathan D. Smith to Gary Bryan Williams Jr.; lot; 54.2 acres more or less; South Whitakers Township; $190. O Secretary of Housing and Urban Development of Washington D.C. to Marcus Chester Osterhoudt; 8700 West Mount Drive, Rocky Mount* O Glenn Yasser to Grayson Gordon Kelley and Mary Penny Thompson; lot; 16.785 acres; Ferrells Township; $600. The following deeds were recorded with the Edgecombe County Register of Deeds from Feb. 19-25. Each $2 in revenue stamps is equal to $1,000 in valuation. (* No fee required.)

O Philip A. Glass, Substitute Trustee, to U.S. Bank N.A.; lot 18; 0.915 acre; Whitfield Subdivision; $52. O Deutsche Bank Na-

 

 

 

tional Trust Co. to Jimmie Jernigan and Jane Jernigan; 5894 McKendree Church Road, Tarboro; $122. O Trustee Services of Carolina LLC to Federal National Mortgage Association; 57 Lyon’s Road* O The Rocky Mount Area for Habitat Inc. to Suhare Farouk Hamad; 1309-1311 Hargrove St., Rocky Mount; 1204 Long Ave., Rocky Mount; 1000 Long Ave., Rocky Mount; 717 Daughtridge St., Rocky Mount; 730 Long Ave., Rocky Mount; 1129 Long Ave., Rocky Mount; and 1305 Branch St., Rocky Mount; $10. O Jose Luis Rodriguez to Nicole Marie KeatingRodriguez; 109 S. Third St., Macclesfield* O Tremayne Monquelle Pittman to Brenda Sherrod; portion of lots 14, 16 and 16 of Forest Hills Subdivision; No. 1 Township; $7. O Oak Hill Farm LLC to Michael Jay Hocutt and Joey Michael Hocutt; tract 2; 63.94 acres more or less; No. 9 Township* O Rogers Townsend & Thomas PC to Ainsley Rentals LLC; lot 7, section one; Pineridge Townhomes; $42. O Anthony Paul Andrews and Connie Davenport Andrews to Donald Norville Jr.; parcel 1, 1 acre; parcel 2, .16 acres; No. 2 Township; $202. O William E. Mann Sr. and Tonie J. Mann to Pearlie A. Parker and William E. Parker; 108 Falcon Road, Rocky Mount; $146. O Jane Bulluck Wrenn to Catrina Jane Pettigrew; 6316 Nobles Mill Pond Road, Rocky Mount* O Lawrence D. Smith and Nina L. Smith to Johnnie Coley; lot 10, block 33; Edgemont; $60. O J.W. Hunter Co. Inc. to Breanna Tompkins; 409 Windermere Circle, Tarboro; $216. O Glenda Ward to Arizona Ward; lot 1, block A; 0.74 acre; Dunbar Woods Subdivision; No. 7 Township* O Shellie Ann Inscoe and Guillermo Ernesto Ceren Sanchez to Charles Everette Inscoe; lot; No. 7 Township* O Wayne S. Boyette to Tarboro/Edgecombe Habitat for Humanity Inc.; 915 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Tarboro; $127. O Federal National Mortgage Association to Blanca I. Hernandez Del Moral and Alejandro Diaz; 263 Raintree Lane, Tarboro* O Coastal Plains Properties Inc. to Ashley M. Mozingo; lot 4; 4.78 acres more or less; Poplar Creek Subdivision; No. 8 Township; $56. O Edgecombe County to Ronald L. Cozart; 510 Branch St., Rocky Mount* O Edgecombe County to Ronald L. Cozart; 814 Arlington St., Rocky Mount* O Marvin V. Horton to Sharon L. Horton; 217 Main St., Tarboro*

 

 

 

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later this year,� Diggle said. Diggle foresees year-over-year price gains of below 10 percent in the WASHINGTON – U.S. home coming months. prices rose in January after three CoreLogic’s price figures aren’t admonths of declines as a tight supply justed for seasonal patterns, such as of properties likely supported prices winter weather, which can depress despite slower sales. sales. Snowstorms and low temperaReal estate data provider CoreLogtures contributed to a sharp drop in ic said Tuesday that prices rose 0.9 sales of existing homes in January. percent in January after dipping 0.1 The National Association of Realtors percent in December. Over the past said sales plunged to their lowest 12 months, home prices have risen level in 18 months. 12 percent, the biggest year-over-year The harsh winter weather has gain in more than eight years. discouraged many Americans from Such outsize price gains might house-hunting. And the average rate not continue much longer, however. on a 30-year mortgage is about a perPaul Diggle, an economist at Capital centage point higher than it was last Economics, notes that January’s spring, which means buying costs price gains reflect conditions several have risen. months ago, when buyers first made Those factors have weighed on the offers. The supply of available homes housing market. Economists think was smaller than it is now, and it the housing recovery could pick helped lift prices. The sales were up once the spring buying season completed in January. begins. Since then, more homes have A measure of signed contracts come on the market while sales have was unchanged in February, a sign slowed. That trend has modestly that sales won’t immediately recover boosted the supply of homes and from January’s sharp fall. Signed “points to a slowdown in price gains contracts usually lead to a finished AP Economics Writer

By MELISSA KOSSLER DUTTON Associated Press

It’s a conundrum many parents face: what to do with the steady flow of drawings, paintings, collages and more that children bring home from school and camp? “They caught me throwing some away, and they were not happy about it,â€? Mandy Rose of Carterville, Ill., said of her three children. Rose, who loves to decorate her house and writes about it at houseofroseblog. com, decided to combine some of her kids’ work with professional pieces and family photos in a montage on her dining room wall. Children’s art absolutely has a place in home dĂŠcor and can add a welcome

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sale in one to two months. And builders broke ground on 16 percent fewer homes in January than in December, the government said last month. That was the second straight decline. Other price gauges are falling. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index dipped in December, the latest period for which data are available, and its yearover-year gain slowed. Nationwide, home prices are still 17 percent lower than at the peak of the housing bubble in April 2006.

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personal touch, said Esther Sadowsky, an interior designer in Jersey City, N.J. Like Rose, she suggests displaying kids’ works in art groupings. She often lays out the pieces on the floor so she and her client can visualize how they fit together. In her children’s playroom, Rose strung wire between two hooks and allows the kids to pick what they want to hang up.

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Feb. 25, 2014 through march 3, 2014 - reSIDeNtIaL

What’s happening in our Market? New Listings Closed Pending

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Average Sales Price Highest New Listing

$127,050 $424,855

Lowest New Listing Highest Sales Price Lowest Sales Price

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DAYS ON MARKET FOR LAST WEEK’S SALES:

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HIGH 650

AVERAGE 94

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Realtors - list your open house here for only $35 2800 WINSTEAD ROAD • $139,900 Subdivision: Englewood Large 3-bedroom, 2-bath home. One-Owner custom home on corner lot. Oversized two-car carport, spacious rooms. Great landscaping, attached and detached storage. MOTIVATED SELLER? Come see and make offer!! Directions: Sunset Avenue to Englewood Drive to Winstead Road, turn left, home on left side.

3900 ASHBROOK ROAD • $194,500 Open 1:30 Til 4:30

AGENT ON DUTY: MARY BRYAN FRYAR 252-883-8889

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812 JOSHUA CLAY DRIVE • $278,500 Subdivision: Nob Hill Beautiful, traditional style 4 bedroom, 2.5 baths! Many updates including a pre-inspection and NEW ROOF! Spacious living area w/ beautiful hardwood floors! Granite in kitchen. Dbl attached garage. Move-in ready! Directions: Winstead avenue to Michael Scott. Left on Joshua Clay Drive. House on Right.

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AGENT ON DUTY: JAY HOOKS 252-230-3406

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Luxury and elegance can be affordable! New Construction! “ECO Home� by Highland Company with certified energy efficiency! Granite and hardwoods! Stainless appliance package! Master suite downstairs with 3 bedrooms up! Expandable floorplan. No city taxes! Duke/Progress electricity! Red Oak schools! Dir: Hwy 43(Benvenue Rd) to Dortches. Cross over I-95 and turn left onto Tharrington Rd. Right on Bufffaloe Ridge.

AGENT ON DUTY: JAY HOOKS 252-230-3406

4000 HAMpTON DRIVE • $179,500

224 OLD COLONY WAY COLONIAL TRACE CHARMER - Greatroom w/fireplace & built-in bookcases, formal dining room, eat-in kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, all appliances inc. washer and dryer, vinyl siding, paved drive, river rock street and brick side walks in Williamsburg Stye. Directions: Sunset Ave to Timberlane to right on Old Colony Way. AGENT ON DUTY: HASSELL WEEkS 252-904-7879

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Gorgeous Cape Cod style home! Fenced backyard with large detached storage building! Rear deck! Master bedroom downstairs! 3 more bedrooms upstairs! Brand new kitchen including cabinets, granite tops, stainless appliances including the fridge! WOW! Truly a “MUST SEE� for any serious buyer! Only $179,500! Directions - From Sunset. Take Winstead Ave south to right on Hawthorne. Left on Mansfield. Right on Gloucester. Right on Hampton. Home is on the hill on the left..

AGENT ON DUTY: JAY HOOKS 252-230-3406

5104 BAYWOOD COURT • $224,900 Subdivision: BAYWOOD New construction 3BD/2BA Home w/ approx. 1900 sq ft. Energy efficient multiple green features! Granite, cultured marble, hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, no city taxes, & low utilities. Community: club house, swimming pool, fitness center,& pond. Dir: Hwy 64 take the Red Oak Exit turn on South Old Carriage Road heading towards Hwy 97 before you get to Hwy 97 turn into the Baywood Subdivision, turn left onto Baywood Rd. home on the right.

2329 MEADOWLARK ROAD • $189,900 Subdivision: CYPRESS FARM This New Construction Energy Efficient Home w/ multiple green features: Granite Counter Tops, Stainless Steel Appliances, Hardwood Floors, no city taxes, low utilities, screened porch and sealed crawl space. Directions: Womble Rd to Beulah Rd. Left into Cypress Farm AGENT ON DUTY: ELAINA WESTERY 252-314-3014 Lisa Tedder & Associates

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1938 BLUE HERON DRIVE • $269,900 Subdivision: THE LANDING AT COOPERS FIELDS This New Construction ALL BRICK EXECUTIVE STYLE HOME has all the Bells & Whistles! 3BR/2BA Certified Energy Star Home w/ multiple green features! Up-graded insulation, tankless water heater, sealed crawlspace, advanced framing, programmable thermostat, low-e windows, Granite Counter Tops, Stainless Steel Appliances, HW Floor, no city taxes, and low utilities. Dir: Hwy 64 to Nashville exit, Turn right onto Red Oak Rd, and left into The Landing at Cooper Fields.

AGENT ON DUTY: DORTHY LEONARD 252-451-0022

Nashville, NC. ECO HOME means energy efficient! Highland Company means quality! Please visit this energy efficient luxurious home in Baybrook Farms! Convenient location! Close to RMT & Nashville. No city taxes and No HOA fees! Granite and hardwoods w/ceramic tiled baths! Eligible for 100% Financing. Directions: Sunset Ave to left onto Old Carriage. Right onto Oak Level Rd. Left onto Barnes Hill Church Rd. Left into Baybrook Farms!

3345 BUFFALO RIDGE COURT • $308,500

AGENT ON DUTY: PAMELA PITT 252-903-3616

AGENT ON DUTY: LISA TEDDER 252-904-4960

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6239 GOLDEN pOND RD • $289,900 Brick beauty at the reservoir. “WOWâ€?!!! Come appreciate the wonderful views for yourself!! See all of the gracious details and touches this special home has to offer. Own Pvt boat dock included. Directions: 301 S. to Hwy 97E Maggie Valley is on the right. Go to stop sign, turn right, house is on the right hand side on top of the hill. AGENT ON DUTY: kAY OWEN 252-904-1434

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2106 LIVING STONE DRIVE • $289,900

8516 FOREST COVE ROAD • $229,900

Subdivision: THE OAKS AT HUNTER HILL New Construction ALL BRICK EXECUTIVE STYLE HOME! 4BR/3BA Approx: 2800 sq ft Energy efficient Home! Up-graded HVAC & insulation, sealed crawlspace, Granite Counter Tops, SS Appliances, Hardwood Floor, screened porch, no city taxes, and low utilities. Directions: Hunter Hill Rd cross over I-95, subdivision is on the left.

UNBELIEVABLE Detached Garage with Rec Room, Heated and Cooled, Kitchen, Bath, Storage Area, ATTACHED screened porch and covered area. - A MANS DREAM GARAGE, plus, the beautiful home with over 2000 HSQF, unfinished 2nd floor, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, Covered porch and Hot Tub. DIRECTIONS: Hwy 58 South to Hwy 97. Left on 97. Left into Forest Cove. Home will be on the left.

AGENT ON DUTY: JOHN NEWCOMBE 252-903-1945

AGENT ON DUTY: RENEE SILk 252-266-4295

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7190 ELKHORN ROAD • $199,900 Subdivision: BAYWOOD New Construction 3BR/2BA Home w/ approx. 1800 sq ft and expandable up stairs is Energy Efficient multiple green features! Granite, Cultured Marble, Hardwood floors, SS Appliances, No city taxes, Low utilities. Community: Club House, Swimming Pool, Fitness Center & Pond. Dir: Hwy 64 take the Red Oak Exit turn on South Old Carriage Rd heading towards Hwy 97 before you get to Hwy 97 turn into the Baywood S/D, left onto Baywood Rd. and left onto Elkhorn.

AGENT ON DUTY: LISA TEDDER 252-904-4960

812 SOUTH CREEK DRIVE - $289,900 STUNNING Brick Ranch with 3 or 4 Bedrooms, Expandable upstairs, hardwood floors, Double Carport, Over 2 Acres, Huge open great room with stone fireplace, Formal Dining and Updated Kitchen with Black Granite Countertops. DIRECTIONS: From Nashville, go south on NC 58. Left into South Creek. Homes will be on right near cu-lde-sac. AGENT ON DUTY: CATHY LANGSTON 252-982-8355

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4565 MORNING STAR COURT • $269,900

1112 BEAR WALLOW • $94,900

Subdivision: The Oaks at Hunter Hill. New Construction home has it all! 3BR/3BA, bonus or possible 4th bedroom and unfinished area. Energy efficient Home w/ multiple green features! Up-graded insulation, sealed crawlspace, advanced framing, Granite Counter Tops, low-e windows, SS Appliances, Hardwood Floor, Front and back porch, no city taxes, and low utilities. Directions: East on Hunter Hill Rd, over I-95, subdivision is on the left.

Subdivision: Northwoods Charming Cape Cod in Northwoods! Updated with Roof, Windows & Vinyl Siding. Greatroom with Masonry Fireplace, Eat-In Kitchen, Master Bedroom down and 2 Bedrooms Up. Bonus room currently used as an Office. Wood Deck and Fenced Rear Yard, perfect for Entertaining! A Must See! Directions: Take Hwy 48 (Gold Rock Road) to right on Greyson, right on Bear Wallow, Home on the right.

AGENT ON DUTY: JOHN NEWCOMBE 252-903-1945

AGENT ON DUTY: CHRIS BULLUCk 252-883-1383

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7309 BAYWOOD ROAD • $224,900 Subdivision: BAYWOOD New Construction Energy Efficient Home w/ multiple green features: Granite Counter Tops, Stainless Steel Appliances, HW Floors, No city taxes, & Low utilities. This home is located near the Tar River Reservoir so you can be boating or fishing within a few minutes. Community features: Club house, Swimming pool, Fitness center, & Pond all this for $30.00 per month. Dir: Hwy 64 take the Red Oak Exit turn on South Old Carriage Rd heading towards Hwy 97 before you get to Hwy 97 turn into the Baywood S/D, left onto Baywood Rd.

AGENT ON DUTY: LISA TEDDER 252-904-4960

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872 BRIDLE DRIVE • $187,500 Subdivision: Old Carriage Farm Super floor plan with tons of space upstairs and Granite in the kitchen! Three bedrooms down and one upstairs with huge bonus and full bath. Cherry flooring in the Great room and Kitchen, plus Screened Porch! Directions: Sunset West to Right into Old Carriage Farm. Carriage Farm to Left on Bridle and Home on Right. AGENT ON DUTY: kENNY BULLARD 252-452-3243

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