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Whispering Pines Waterfront Rare find. Updated brick ranch on Thagard Lake 3 Bed, 3 Ba, Carolina room, porch & workshop Beautiful lot & view. $350,000

Call Margret Endrigat • 910-690-8025 Additional info at: www.internationalrealtyspecialists.com

Longleaf

We’ll Sell Your Home for $2,995!

$299,900 PINEHURST #6, 4BR-2.5BA+ OFFICE. Convenient location. Upscale neighborhood. Super design w/New HW floors, Granite Kitchen, Screened Porch & Terrific Curb Appeal.

$240,000 SEVEN LAKES WEST! Newer 4BR-3BA on a lake-view lot with fabulous walk-out basement! 2560sf, beautiful finishes & terrific neighborhood amenities.

$490,000 SOUTHERN PINES, Custom built, 4BR-3.5BA w/TWO Bonus Rooms & beautiful 2 acre lot. All Formals, plus a tremendous open Kitchen/Gathering Room.

$259,900 BEACON RIDGE Golf Front! 3BR-2.5BA, A bright, open floor-plan w/vaulted ceilings & Carolina Rm on the 9th Tee! Full Lake Auman access for Boating, Fishing, etc.

$315,000 SOUTHERN PINES, 1920’s Storybook Cottage. 2BR-2BA + Bonus Rm, Rear Courtyard w/Heated Pool, Detached Workshop & fully updated Granite Kitchen.

Longleaf's Meadow Cottages

Enjoy The Ease of Maintenance-Free Living Tour our furnished model & stroll through new cottage homes available now. Attractive interior features include, hardwood, granite & stainless. Pond Front & Golf Front. Base Prices from $339,900 3-4BR/3B

FOR RENT…. $650/ month, ABERDEEN, 2BR2BA apartment (2nd story). HW floors, updated Kitchen. Owner pays water & electric. Call (910) 295-1600 to apply.

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Double Garage

ALL THE EXTRAS! Built in 2007 with open design & split bedrooms. Hardwood, granite, crown molding, gas FP, composite decking, ten foot ceilings and cherry kitchen cabinets added in 2010. Rear yard has garden privacy! Low yard maintenace. $328,500 MLS# 145229

910-692-3111

Commissions are negotiable and not set by law.

Carolina Room

Study

REDUCED

REDUCED Golf front Brick Home with 3BR/2BA plus study. Gorgeous golf views and large deck for entertaining. Formal DR & eatin kitchen w/bay. Split BR open floor plan on premiere Longleaf golf lot. $349,900 MLS# 144636

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Martha Gentry’s Home Selling Team Featured Properties

WHISPERING PINES WATER FRONT

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National Beautiful & Stylish Golf Front Home 4 BR / 3.5 BA

$600,000

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Whispering Pines $379,000 Unique Water Front w/ Recent Upgrades 3 BR / 3 BA Code 765

FOXFIRE GOLF FRONT

Foxfire Spectacular Brick Golf Front 5 BR / 4.5 BA

$379,000

Code 688

www.23ShadowDrive.com www.42WoodlandCir.com See all Moore County Listings at www.MarthaGentry.com and to view more listings today go to Page 2.

910-295-7100 800-214-9007

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PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS

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LIN HUTAFF

52 Pinebrook Drive

BROKER/REALTOR®

Custom Billy Breeden built home linhutaff@pinehurst.net with golf and water views on Pinehurst #6. Large open rooms, 3 Mobile: bedroom suites, entry room, Carolina Room, sunny card room 910.528.6427 and extensive recessed & designer lighting throughout for dramatic entertaining. Spacious loft and Golf Cart garage. LY TE LE HED P M IS COURN F

115 Lakewood Drive

Quality, updated, spectacular Jose Camina Golf Front Home in private setting. Stunning entry opens to large living area with cathedral ceiling & elegant dining room. Hardwood floors, totally remodeled kitchen with Silestone countertops & huge pantry. Lower level has office with full bath and additional room for hobby shop or 4th bdrm.

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105 GLEN ABBEY TRAIL AT JUNIPER CREEK VILLAGE All you need to do is grab your clubs! 2br. 2 bath townhome FULLY FURNISHED! GOLF FRONT, on the 11th hole of #6. Vaulted ceilings in great room and master. Fully equipped galley kitchen. Large wrap around deck! Pinehurst CC membership available Asking $169,900 MLS #144374

FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2012

The Moore County Register of Deeds Office in Carthage has recorded the following property transfers valued at $50,000 or more. January 3-6, 2012 Mary E. Davidson Et al. to Communityone Bank NA, Trustees Deed B3446/122 Lot 150 S6B Pinehurst National Corporation 11 SP 204, $427,500. Jerry W. Green Et al. to Jayne G. Parker and Ruben L. Daughtry, Unit 313 P2 Woodlake Dogwoods, $305,500. Larry B. Bruner to Big Sky Properties Inc., 10.01 acres, & 16.159 acres, Greenwood Township, $104,000.

Kyle J. Savage and Ford Firm PLLC to HSBC Bank USA National Association and Deutsche ALT B Securities Mortgage Loan Trust Series 2007 ABI Mortgage Pass Through Certificates, Trustees Deed B3009/292 Lot 323 P1 Old Towne 11 SP 56, $723,000. Douglas M. and Mary H. Frist to Sean P. and Lindsey B. Imbs, Lot 73 P3 James Creek, Sandhills Township, $305,000. Dragonfly 7 Properties LLC to Sally A. Ward, Tract, $272,000. Grande Pines LLC to Robert J. and Dolores B. Duquette, Lot 91 Grande Pines Sandhills Township, $125,000.

TAMMY LYNE,

Phillip R. and Juanita Thompson to Gene and Linda Consalvo, Lot 150 U4 P1 Pinehurst, Mineral Springs Township, $150,000. Stone Bay Partners LLC to Nelson and Nelson J. Salazar, Lot 2 P1 Sandy Springs, $230,000. Munro and Munroe Russell to Robert K. and Sandara Brannum, Tract, $625,000. Leanne A. and David A. Brady Jr. to Robert P. Dowd III, 5.06 acres, 36.78 acres & 49.02 acres, Mineral Springs Township, $305,000. Helen E. Sansone to Qumars and Joyce Shodja, Lot 436 S9 National Golf Club, McNeill Township, $215,000.

Realtor

910-603-5300

130 PINE VISTA, PINEHURST All brick 4 BR, 3 1/2 Bath Home with bonus room! Gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances even a refrigerator. Granite countertops, center island, brkst bar, and pantry. Beautiful new paint colors! Master and 2 BRs on main level. 1400 sq’ unfinished lower level. Guest room, bath and bonus on second level. NOW $359,900! MLS# 144578.

Sandy Haarlow

RE/MAX Prime Properties

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385 HEDGELAWN WAY - SANDHURST SOUTH is now available For Sale! This fabulous location in Southern Pines is just the place for your family to enjoy the warmth and space this home has to offer. Not to mention the 3BR/2Baths, a wonderful Kitchen, Carolina Rm, Basement, Workshop and large Deck. This home was Custom Built and has had only ONE OWNER! Priced at: $169,900. Easy to See! Call Pinky for an appointment.

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180 BROADMEADE - SANDHURST WEST custom built all Brick home has over 1900 Sq Ft of Living Space with High Smooth Ceilings, 3 BR/2BA, Split Floorplan, Kitchen has lots of Counter and Cabinet space and an Island Breakfast Bar. Beautiful Landscaping with Irrigation System and Concrete Drive. Beautiful Inside and Out! "This Might Be The Home For You!" Priced at: $249,900

P i n k y D o y l e , CRS, GREEN, GRI, RFC Broker/Owner Office: 910-695-3651 Mobile: 910-783-6573 www.pinkydoyle.com

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Come see this New Listing! 3 BR/ 3BA Condo at Longleaf. End Unit with carport. Great golf course views. Beautifully maintained and updated. MLS: 146578 Price: $169,000.

Directions: Enter Longleaf Country Club. Turn at Lakeside South villa entrance. Follow Open House signs.

GINNY WEBB

MORTGAGE SPECIALIST NMLS# 69833

Southern Pines 205 SE Broad Street

Member FDIC

www.FirstBancorp.com

NEW ON MARKET

Equal Housing Lender

910-692-6222

Janice Storrs, Broker www.janicestorrs.com

910-315-9577

Member Firm

NEW ON MARKET

Carthage $259,000 Aberdeen $197,000 Aberdeen $226,000 Pinehurst $629,000 Pinehurst $249,000 Immaculate & Beautifully Landscaped! Spacious rooms & split bedroom plan Immaculate townhome w/custom touches Fabulous Lake Pinehurst Water Front All brick Golf front on double lot 3 BR / 2 BA Code 855 3 BR / 2 BA Code 856 3 BR / 2.5 BA Code 848 3 BR / 3 BA Code 849 3 BR / 2 BA Code 850

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$369,000 Seven Lakes West $499,000 Pinehurst $145,000 Pinehurst $399,000 Aberdeen $249,900 Pinehurst Spacious home loaded w/upgrades Lovely Water Front w/ Inviting Floor Plan Cute as a button w/fenced yard Elegant & luxurious w/spacious rooms Spacious home on 2 Acres! Code 854 4 BR / 3 BA Code 493 3 BR / 2 BA Code 851 4 BR / 3 BA Code 852 3 BR / 4 BA Code 853 4 BR / 3.5 BA

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Seven Lakes North $149,000 Seven Lakes North $319,000 Aberdeen $399,000 $135,000 Pinehurst $117,900 McLendon Hills Great Family Home – Quiet Street Unique & Welcoming Water Front Home Terrific Floor Plan – Fenced Backyard Great Buy – Furnished Condo Lovely Home - Equestrian Community 3 BR / 2 BA Code 533 2 BR / 2.5 BA Code 628 3 BR / 2 BA Code 662 Code 654 2 BR / 2 BA Code 660 4 BR / 4 BA

www.122SeminoleCourt.com

www.105BrownBarkRoad.com

www.240SnoozingPineLane.com

www.105StAndrewsCondo.com

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$379,000 CCNC $295,000 Longleaf CC $244,900 National $459,000 Midland CC $182,000 Foxfire Spectacular Brick Golf Front Great Brick Home – Beautiful Golf View Wonderful Townhouse – Beautiful Golf Views Lovely Brick Golf Front Home Newly Renovated Brick Golf Front Code 688 3 BR / 3 BA Code 700 3 BR / 3 BA Code 704 3 BR / 2 BA Code 672 2 BR / 2 BA Code 681 5 BR / 4.5 BA

www.205NationalDrive.com

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$75,000 National $199,000 Pinehurst Longleaf CC $379,000 Pinehurst $600,000 Pinehurst $324,900 Updated Immaculate Golf View Condo Beautiful & Stylish Golf Front Home Great Location – Generous Sized Rooms Gourmet Kitchen – Gorgeous Landscaping Gorgeous Pristine Golf Front Home Code 717 4 BR / 3.5 BA Code 730 4 BR / 2.5 BA 3 BR / 2 BA Code 713 1 BR / 1 BA Code 719 3 BR / 3 BA Code 743

www.325MagnoliaCircle.com

www.210StAndrewsCondo.com

www.121StMellions.com

www.1425MonticelloDrive.com

View Floor Plans and Virtual Tours of Our Listings and See ALL Moore County Listings and Community Information at

www.MarthaGentry.com

www.44DeerwoodLane.com

Re/Max Prime Properties, 5 Chinquapin Rd., Pinehurst, NC 910-295-7100 • 800-214-9007

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Professionally Speaking

FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2012

THE PILOT — SOUTHERN PINES, N.C.

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When you need to know... talk to Mickey DeBernard

Dear Community,

According to: Strategic Efficiency: It’s Waiting in the Cloud

Don’t let the term “in the cloud” intimidate book, Samsung Charge Android smartyou. The truth is, as a real estate profesphone, and his Motorola Xoom tablet to its sional, you’ve been working “in the cloud” to servers. From there, they’re available to him some degree for several years. or his team members. The “cloud” is just a new label for solutions “With Dropbox, I have to manually drag previously called Web-based apps and serv- the files to a folder. This takes care of that ice software — tools you access and use automatically in the background as I work,” through your Internet browser without the he explains. “As I close a document, it’s need to store them on your computer. synced to the service.” If you sign contracts with DocuSign, manWhen photos of a new listing are upage e-mail through Gmail or Hotmail, subloaded to his computer, they’re quickly availscribe to WindowsLive, back up files to able for his assistant back at the office to use services like Mozy or Carbonite, or manage them in a flyer. When he prints a contract, he contacts through Top Producer 8i, then scans it and creates a PDF file that he can you’ve10K alreadyin got closing cloud experience. easilyfor retrieve on his smartphone. cost or Credit alllater Houses in this Ad on acceptable offers –made prior to Jan 15, 2012 of ABR, CRS – broker-owner Tim Venjohn, estimates he has 50 gigabytes Venjohn Past President of the Pinehurst Southern files stored with SugarSynch — all the perPines Area Association of REALTORS: sonal and professional files that once Tim Venjohn started his transition to the resided exclusively on his hardware. cloud with GoogleDocs and Dropbox. It Making the Transition Yourself wasn’t until he subscribed to the SugarMaking the leap from hardware-based Synch For Business service that his migratools to cloud-based services doesn’t have tion was complete. “Since I’ve put to be difficult or expensive; many services everything I do in the cloud, my tools and are free or offered as an affordable subscripfiles are there, wherever I am,” Venjohn tion. We offer many options on our daily says. feeds at www.move2moore.com the official For a $300 annual subscription, Sugarwebsite for the Pinehurst Southern Pines Synch For Business automatically uploads Area Association of REALTORS. Consult files created on Venjohn’s Toshiba notewith your REALTOR for further suggestions!!

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Affiliated Builders • McArnold Construction Inc. • Wonderful Life Construction Inc.

1901 N. Poplar Street • Aberdeen NC

10K in closing cost or Credit for all Houses in this Ad on accptable offers made prior to Jan 15, 2012

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Year

Average Closed Price

Total Sold

Days on Market

2011

$244,366

880

162

2009

$258,569

693

156

2012 2010

$252,021

862

172

Moore County, Single Family, residential only, number of closings by month: Year

Jan

2011

56

2009

20

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45

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Apr

May

47

75

70

81

41

42

56

45

51

72

94

78

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Nov

Dec

93

88

75

70

68

61

77

79

76

59

67

67

74

67

112

77

70

77

54

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Published every Friday by The Pilot in partnership with the Pinehurst-Southern Pines Area Association of REALTORS, with a circulation of 19,000. Deadline for the Sandhills Real Estate Guide is 5:00 pm on Tuesday.

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 14

• SOUTHERN PINES (10:00-3:00) • • ABERDEEN (11:00-6:00) • 716 Sun Road - Forest Hills Pointe - ID # 5285 5 Deacon Palmer Place-Birkdale Village - ID # 2165 New construction homes by H & H Homes startNew construction homes by H & H Homes ing at $289,900! Ask for the Birkdale Agent at the starting at $233,900! US 1 towards Aberdeen, Mid South Club gate. right on Sun Road into Forest Hills, follow signs.

• PINEHURST (1:00-4:00) • 102 Strathaven Court - ID # 2175 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 2 Half Baths MLS # 138918, $699,900

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•FOXFIRE (1:00-4:00) • 1 Lowell Court - ID # 4055 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths MLS # 145413, $372,000

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• PINEHURST (12:00-2:00) • 180 Winchester Road - ID # 4325 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths MLS # 144371, $169,900

•SEVEN LAKES (1:00-4:00) • 108 Roundtree Road - ID # 4195 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths MLS # 145226, $155,900 • WEST END (1:00-4:00) • 2304 Murdocksville Road - ID # 4165 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths MLS # 146311, $360,500

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 15

• ABERDEEN (1:00-4:00) • 905 N. Robinwood Road - ID # 4106 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths MLS # 145592, $170,000

• PINEHURST (1:00-4:00) • 21D Pinehurst Manor - ID # 2695 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, MLS # 142847, $136,000

• PINEHURST (1:00-4:00) • 7A Pinehurst Manor - ID # 2545 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, MLS # 142682, $126,000

• PINEHURST (1:00-4:00) • 805 Burning Tree Road - ID # 2365 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths MLS # 142429, $199,900

•SEVEN LAKES (1:00-4:00) • 101 Cobblestone Court - ID # 4375 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths MLS # 146202, $150,000

• PINEHURST (2:00-4:00) • 180 Winchester Road - ID # 4325 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, MLS # 144371, $169,900

• SOUTHERN PINES (1:00-4:00) • •5 Deacon Palmer Place-Birkdale Village - ID # 2165 New construction homes by H & H Homes starting at $289,900! Ask for the Birkdale Agent at the Mid South Club gate.

• SOUTHERN PINES (1:00-4:00) • 24 Talamore Drive - ID # 2145 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths MLS # 144820, $359,000

• SOUTHERN PINES (1:00-4:00) • 910 E. Massachusetts Avenue - ID # 2615 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, MLS # 145938, $589,000

• SOUTHERN PINES (1:00-4:00) • 124 Steeplechase Way - ID # 2415 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, MLS # 146031, $329,000

SUNDAY, JANUARY 15

ABERDEEN (1:00-6:00) • 716 Sun Road - Forest Hills Pointe - ID # 5285 New construction homes by H & H Homes starting at $233,900! US 1 towards Aberdeen, right on Sun Road into Forest Hills, follow signs.

• ABERDEEN (1:00-3:00) • 220 Pecan Grove Drive - ID # 2435 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths MLS # 146460, $101,000

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MOORE COUNTY HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION

FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2012 By Bob Van Houten Moore County Home Builders Association President

Baby Boomers Dominate New Housing Trends

The largest American generation is either retired or quickly nearing retirement age. Baby boomers, the generation born between 1946 and 1964 and who count more than 76 million, may be getting older, but they are definitely not ready to head to the retirement home! The boomer generation is more active than generations past, has a more sophisticated style and wants options and choices in their homes. Whether they are selling the homes where they raised their children and heading to sunnier pastures, or staying put and redesigning to accommodate their retired lifestyle, boomers are making an impact on new housing trends. Some features that home builders and remodelers are seeing as they begin to cater

to the boomers include: Home Offices – Some boomers are choosing to work past the age of 65. As they transition from a traditional 9-to-5 job, however, they want home offices for flexibility. A second career or parttime employment often eliminates the hassle of commuting while keeping them active and bringing in supplementary income. Tech/Media Centers – The tech-savvy boomer generation wants top-of-the-line amenities for their homes such as a media room with surround sound and central control systems, which manage all media sources in one location. The house may include a wireless home network (Wi-Fi), remote control lighting and security features. Wider Doors and

Hallways – As a person ages, there is a likelihood that use of a wheelchair might become a necessity. Designing a home that is livable now but can transition and be functional as the occupant ages is important in ensuring that the home will be a good long-term investment. Wider doors and hallways are useful for moving larger furniture today, and will also be wheelchair accessible tomorrow. Better Lighting/Bigger Windows – The need for more lighting usually increases as we grow older. To accommodate this, builders are adding more windows and making them larger to

let in more natural light. They are also adding more light fixtures in areas including under cabinets and in stairwells. Multiple switches to reduce the number of trips and dimmer controls to eliminate glare are other options. First-Floor Bedrooms and Bathrooms – More than 40 percent of new homes have master suites downstairs, a 15 percent increase over a decade ago. Boomers not wishing to go up and down stairs with bad knees and aching backs have helped fuel this trend. The bedrooms are also bigger, with larger walk-in closets and bathrooms that have a separate tub and

shower and dual sinks. Easy to Maintain Exteriors/Landscaping – Yard work, painting, and other landscaping chores may no longer be enjoyable to aging home owners. People who move to a new home when they retire may opt for a maintenance-free community. Those that choose to stay in their homes might make improvements to exterior surfaces such as installing stucco, brick or low-maintenance siding. Lawns are being replaced with living patios, decorative landscaping, or flower beds which can be a hobby for gardening enthusiasts. Flex Space – “Flex space” has become more prevalent in both new homes and remodeling. Flex spaces are rooms that take on the purpose of the present home

owner's needs but can adjust with changes as they occur. What may have once started out as a guest bedroom can be redecorated to serve as a hobby room or library. This allows home owners to stay in their homes longer as it continues to serve their needs throughout life’s stages. To find a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) builder or remodeler in your area, contact the Moore County Home Builders Association for assistance at 910944-2992 or visit the member directory section of our website at www.mchba.com.

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Simplify your life with gadgets for the home

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in Real Estate Keep us involved

Send us your event photos to share with the community. Submit digital photos accompanied by caption information to mechelle@thepilot.com.

Pinnock Real Estate office threw a surprise birthday party for Lucretia Pinnock!

(ARA) - Nowadays, our lives are more hectic than ever. But you can pare back your todo list with some innovative products that make household tasks a little bit easier. * Skip the morning visit to your neighborhood cafe and brew the perfect cup of coffee at home. Making a pot of coffee takes extra work - grinding beans, measuring grinds and water, brewing and eventually cleaning the pot - and there's often extra coffee that goes to waste. Automatic, single serve coffee machines make it easy to enjoy a fresh cup of coffee, tea or other warm beverage with very little effort. * Universal remotes are no longer just for the home entertainment system. Newer remotes enable total control of the various electronics throughout your home. Ranging from simple to sophisticated, universal remotes can control your lighting, thermostat, security system, pool and more. Verve Living Systems, for example, offers a controller that provides you with the option of programming up to 10 combinations of controls for lighting and temperature, making it easier to save energy. * Even in the bathroom, gadgets such as electronic toothbrushes and razors make grooming simple and efficient. Earlier this year, Delta Faucet launched Touch2O.xt Technology on bathroom faucets, which enables you to activate

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the flow of water with a simple tap anywhere on the spout or handle. The technology also features a sensing field around the entire faucet for entirely hands-free activation. The handsfree mode makes it easier to conserve water during quick tasks, such as brushing your teeth or washing your hands, because the faucet will automatically shut off when hands are removed from the sensing field. "Our research and development team conducts extensive research during product development, examining ways in which people interact with their faucets," says Ali McKinney, product manager at Delta Faucet. "This technology provides a cleaner, more efficient way to work with water." * Who says you need electronics to have a high-tech experience? Updates to the shower can be intimidating, but adding a handshower can provide greater functionality and an improved experience and doesn't have to be a hassle. The In2ition two-in-one shower, also from Delta Faucet, offers the ability to enjoy

water from the showerhead, integrated handshower or both at once for water exactly where you want it and flexibility to accomplish other tasks, such as bathing children, washing pets or cleaning the shower. Plus, installing the In2ition is no more complicated than switching out a standard showerhead. * Almost every personal device doubles as a camera these days, but who has wall space for all those framed photos? A digital picture frame makes it easier to keep the photos around your home up-to-date and saves the time and money you would spend ordering and printing new photos. Even more, you can upload hundreds of pictures and set the frame to rotate the images on a slideshow. The latest digital picture frames have a range of style options, memory and fun image-sharing features. Whatever your need, there's likely a product, technology or application that can help turn even the most mundane everyday tasks into easy and enjoyable experiences.

I would like to take this opportunity to say "THANK YOU."

At some time over the past 40+ years, I have had the privilege of working with you, whether you were buying or selling a home or rental property, renting, or just looking around the Pinehurst area.

Stedman Meares, Jana Green and Lucretia Pinnock

WHISPERING PINES,

Blue Farm, 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage, kitchen, breakfast nook, formal dining, separate master suite, Carolina room, deck, concrete sidewalks back & front, on lake, gas logs, new paint, built 2007, $1350/mth.

120 Presnell Court Call Jimmy at (910) 639-4055 Broker owned

Although the housing marking has taken a downturn over the past few years, there are many opportunities available. As many people are retiring and downsizing, others are choosing the path of renting. Pinehurst Properties is growing in the rental market and renting your home or condo may be a good choice for you, or you may be retiring soon and would enjoy living in the unique Pinehurst area. I am just a phone call away and would love to assist you with any and all of your Real Estate needs.

Again "THANK YOU" and "May God richly bless you in the New Year."

Jim Garrett (910) 690-8174 PInehurst Properties Rentals Re/Max Prime Properties

Local Realtor Directory Lucretia Pinnock 692-6767

Call or e-mail to Request A Copy of the Real Estate Report. An Experienced Realtor Will Smooth Your Transaction!!!

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Fashion for the home: Hardwoods are key design element in contemporary furnishings

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(ARA) - From the runway to the living room, hot trends in home fashion can take the style of a room from simple to stunning. Incorporating trendy furniture into home decor is an easy way to add style without having to make costly renovations. If you are looking for ideas to upgrade your home's interior decor for 2012, the American Hardwood Information Center offers design trends inspired by the most recent High Point Market home furnishings show. Bring the outdoors in A key furniture trend for this season is bringing the outdoors in through the use of natural American hardwoods. Outdoorinspired furniture that mimics traditional park benches, picnic tables and lawn chairs, using hardwoods, is a noteworthy design element. Inspired by Mother Nature, designers at the High Point Market showcased hardwoods in both traditional and modern forms, accentuating the organic curves, movement and form of the natural material. Homeowners can mimic the look by selecting wood furniture with unique curves or pieces that highlight the natural whorls, knots and texture of the wood. "It is never a surprise to see hardwood show up in what's trending all over the High Point Market," says Rose Bennett Gilbert, home decorating expert, author, and syndicated columnist. "After all, hardwood is a natural material that's totally adaptable to whatever style or shape is on-trend in furniture. And that's

not just furniture: hardwood is an essential ingredient throughout the house -- any style of house - in flooring, cabinetry, and millwork, as well as furniture." Garden inspiration Tying in with the theme of bringing the outdoors in, garden inspired design is a hot trend in both furniture design and home decor accessories. The garden gate motif works well with everything from bedspreads to pillows to furniture coverings. Natural neutrals to bright blues Trends in wood finishing have moved from dark to light. Consider lightening up the look of your furniture with soft neutrals such as pale grays, whites and nudes. Beyond hardwoods, mixing in bright hues with your decor can really make a room pop. What's hot right now? Color palettes inspired by earth's elements such as blues, greens and reds. Cherry on top Though wood finishes may be trending lighter, American cherry is the top species in four categories of wood furniture, including bedroom, dining room, home office and entertainment cabinets, according to Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers, Inc.'s 2011 Furniture Styles and Material Use Survey, conducted at the High Point Market. Walnut, red oak and white oak round out the top species, with many furniture manufacturers using clear, satin finishes to protect the wood while allowing its true characteristics to come through. If you are undecided about which

Trends in wood finishing have moved from dark to light. Consider lightening up furniture with soft neutrals to get the look of this poplar chest of drawers from Hooker Furniture.

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species to choose for your home design, the American Hardwood Information Center at www.HardwoodInfo.com offers a species guide, stain selector and inspirational photo galleries to

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the site is a valuable tool for those looking to incorporate American hardwoods into the design of their home," says Linda Jovanovich, executive vice president for the Hardwood Manufacturers Association, and representative of the American Hardwoods Promotion group. "One of the Furniture that accentuates the organic curves, movement and form great things about of hardwood, such as this oak chair from Lee Industries, is a growing trend.

help with wood furniture selection. A free smart phone app is available for download as well. "With hardwood as a prominent trend in home furnishings right now,

hardwood is that even as design trends come and go, solid hardwood furniture will last a lifetime and can be restained or painted if you want an on-trend look."

For more information on how to incorporate hardwood into your home decor, visit www.HardwoodInfo.com.

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Breathtaking view of Whisper Lake! 9 ft. smooth ceilings. Granite Kitchen counter, lots of wood floors. Extra large upstairs bedrooms with walk-in storage room. Large front porch and rear deck. Large unfinished walk-out basement. Easy commute to Fort Bragg. 4BR/3BA $439,000 (145272)

GOLF FRONT HOME on famed Donald Ross No. 2 course. Located in The Fairwoods on Seven, a gated community. Overlooks the 4th tee of Course No. 2. Well maintained home. New roof and heat pump 2009. Newly painted interior. Large Master Suite, bedroom, sitting room, and office. 3BR2.5BA $695,000 (137891

NICE STARTER HOME. Water heater, carpet, bathroom tile floors, and sliding door new in 2011. Heat pump replaced in 2009. 10x12 rear deck and 10x13 storage shed. Very private back yard. 3BR/2BA $128,000 (146175)

IMMACULATE HOME on a quiet street and double lot at Pinehurst No. 6 with membership. Custom built home. Well landscaped yard. Wonderful Carolina Room off the Kitchen; large deck and covered front porch. Split bedroom floor plan. Great Kitchen space; good storage. Room for a work bench and oversized vehicles in the garage. 3BR/2BA $218,000 (145295)

MAIN HOUSE has three bedrooms and two baths. Apartment has two bedrooms and one bath. Property could easily be converted in to five bedrooms or a perfect inlaw suite. 5BR/3BA $249,000 (144645)

NICELY FURNISHED GOLF FRONT three bedroom unit located on the 2nd fairway of PCC No. 5 course. New vanities and many upgrades in the last year. Condo is and can remain on the Hotel rental as long as new owner agrees to the management rules and regulations. 3BR/2BA $224,500 (143840)

VERY ATTRACTIVE HOME. Hardwoods throughout. Remodeled and upgraded. Granite counter tops. Large masonry fireplace and brick patio. Very large & private back yard. Great neighborhood. One mile from Pinehurst Country Club pro shop. Custom suede paint on Kitchen & Family Room walls. PCC membership available for transfer. 2BR/2BA $215,000 (146034)

WATERFRONT UNIT. Lovely furnished unit with nice views of Lake Pinehurst. Heat pump and water heater recently replaced. Lakeview complex has its own pool. 2BR/2BA $168,000 (146082)

WATERFRONT HOME ON LAKE LONGLEAF. Beautiful hardwood flrs. Kitchen, baths & laundry which have tile. Home could have as many as 4 or 5 bedrooms. The downstairs has a finished Bonus Rm, full bath, workshop, & unfinished Family Area. Living Rm and Dining Rm have access to screened porch & the private backyard and lake. 3BR/4BA $299,000 (146141)

MINT IS THE WORD FOR THIS HOME. Very private lot. Never anyone to the back. Cherry hardwood floors. Updated Kitchen with granite counter tops. Convenient to Village and Pinehurst Country Club. PCC membership available for transfer. $349,000 3BR/3.5BA (144336)

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