An Overview of the Moore County Real Estate Market – Spring 2020

Ashley Paxton, new home construction consultant for McKee Homes, and Fore Properties real estate broker, Victoria Riddle discuss a very busy 2020 spring season in Moore County.

From new construction at Legacy Lakes to resales, handling multiple offers, working thru appraisal issues, and working closely with clients, these two brokers give buyers and sellers a lot of insight.

Ashley Paxton 910-583-6777
www.mckeehomesnc.com

 

Victoria Riddle 910-639-9046
www.foreproperties.com

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MARK ELLIOTT – A RESTAURANT OWNER’S PERSPECTIVE OF THE PHASE 2 REOPENING

Mark Elliott started his business on Linden Rd. over 20 years ago.  Today, 20 some odd years later, Mark has raised his family in Moore County and served on many boards and organizations to help those less fortunate. In the process, Elliott's on Linden has become an institution.

Mark also owns The Sly Fox and The Roast Office in the Village of Pinehurst.

He shares his perspective and vision for the future of all hospitality related businesses and how those business models have to adapt and accommodate to a changing demographic and an ever changing environment.

www.elliottsonlinden.com

www.theslyfoxpub.com

www.roastofficecoffee.com

Mark Elliott with Bill Sahadi on WEEB Radio

Mark Elliott with Bill Sahadi on All Things Moore County

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PINEHURST GAZETTE & FAMILY FIRST HOME INSPECTION SERVICES

ACCOMODATING THEIR BUSINESS MODEL IN 2020

Rebekah King, owner of the Pinehurst Gazette and Tim Skibitsky, the owner of Family First Home Inspection Services, discuss the impact of the pandemic and how they are accommodating their businesses to the changing and challenging work environment in Moore County.  Along the way Rebekah gives us a lot of insight into how connected she has become in the Moore County Community and Tim gives lots of first hand stories on some of the experiences both buyers and sellers go thru during the Home Inspection or Prelisting Inspection process.

Tim Skibitsky
Family First Home Inspection Services
919-545-7500
tim@ffhisnc.com

The Pinehurst Gazette, Inc
PO Box 5003
Pinehurst, NC 28374-5003
info@pinehurstgazette.com

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DR. JOHN DEMPSEY – SANDHILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE – ONLINE ‘FAST TRACK’ PROGRAM

Dr. John Dempsey has been the President of Sandhills Community College since 1989.

In that time both the college and Moore County has undergone vast changes.

John discusses new programming at the college to accommodate the ever changing lifestyles and educational requirements of many who live and work here.

His observations about our current day life situations and his perspective over his 31 year tenure makes for a compelling conversation.

171 Kennedy Hall
3395 Airport Road • Pinehurst, NC 28374
910-695-3995
sandhills.edu

Online Fast Track Program – Ryan Riggins – Dept of Recruiting – 910 246-5365

Fast Track

  • Allows for the completion of an Associate in Arts degree in as fast as one year.
  • Especially good for transfer students — can mean the earning of a bachelor’s degree in three years.
  • Classes are online and take five weeks to complete. Can take two classes each five weeks.
  • Classes begin virtually every month.
  • Program is approved for Financial Aid and Veteran’s Benefits.
  • sandhills.edu/fast track
  • People can enroll now.
  • Upcoming start dates: May 27, June 9, or July 1.

Curriculum/College Credit Summer Semester

  • All class delivery will be online
  • Sessions begin May 27 and June 30
  • New students can apply online(sandhills.edu) and orientation will be online
  • Returning students can self-register using self-service

Continuing Education Summer Semester

  • Classes begin as soon as May 12 and throughout the summer
  • Many will have face-to-face class delivery with safe social distancing implemented
  • Other classes have been adapted to online delivery
  • Ed2Go has been hugely popular during the quarantine. Classes begin each month and hundreds of classes are available.
  • Check the Continuing Education section of sandhills.edu for class listing.
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Reflections on COVID-19 from local business owners

Michael Alojeil, the owner of the middle eastern restaurant, Grape Leaf Bistro, joins Rachel Jurgens, owner of Pony Espresso and real estate broker/owner, Kristy Snyder of Everything Pines Partners to discuss the ways their businesses are navigating through the state’s ‘Stay at Home’ order while still trying to provide viable services to the public it serves.

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