Southern Pines, North Carolina is located in Moore County in the middle of the state in an area known as the Sandhills . It is a small town nestled between Aberdeen and Pinehurst. Pinehurst is the more popular of the three known for its golf courses and especially Pinehurst #2 where the golf US Open has been held in previous years. Southern Pines is a lovely town, and more people are moving there than ever before.
Southern Pines is located an easy traveling distance from Ft. Bragg, therefore it makes it a desirable place for the military to live. What was once a town with a demographic of older individuals, it has recently become more family friendly, catering to the military family. There are many military and veteran owned businesses in town also.
For about a year now, the real estate market across the country has been hot. Many sellers are getting prime offers on their homes, and therefore the inventory of houses has been low. Southern Pines follows those national trends. Many people are opting for finding a lot and having a home built, but have run into issues with the cost of lumber, and inventory of housing supplies being very low.
According to Realtor.com, the median list price in Southern Pines is $304,100, trending up 6.7% each year. The average time a house is on the market is 54 days. Currently in Southern Pines there are 299 homes for sale and 119 homes for rent.
There are many amenities available in the Southern Pines area. There are many grocery stores, breweries, gyms and family friendly activities. Many golf events are hosted in the area and make for some nice afternoons of watching the sport.