If you are considering moving to Pinehurst, you will find the property taxes to be a very low versus most other areas of the country. Property tax rates tend to be hundreds of dollars a month, not thousands as you will find "up north".
Moore County General Property Tax per $1,000
0.455 Plus .02 for 911 service Plus .28 for Village of Pinehurst Plus .084 for fire district
Thus taxes are .830 per thousand of assessed value. This would be about $315 per month for a $450,000 home!!
Utilities are too specific to life style choices and other variable to estimate. Keep in mind we tend to spend more on cooling than for heating our homes.
HOA is unique to each "community" within PInehurst. First of all, you will only find HOA fees in gated communities or condo/townhome developments. Much of Pinehurst residents pay no HOA fees. HOA fees, where applicable, often cover the maintenance roads and the gate of the gated community. A good general amount for a basic HOA is roughly $100 monthly.... more
Here In North Carolina, we are required to use the exterior measurements when calculating square footage, and yes, this would include hallways, closets, and stairs. If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact me at LeilaniMedlin@gmail.com. I am more than happy to help!... more
Over the years it has always been acceptable to add the square footage of a below grade basement with a walkout if it is heated and cooled. In other words considered part of the living space of a home.
Also in NC we must measure the outside of a home to get to the square footage, that would give you the best results in my opinion.... more