What a GREAT place to live: Richmond County, NC

Real Estate Agent with EXIT Realty Platinum

Why people are moving to Rockingham , NC from all over the country.  Here is some good information that will help you see why!

Affordable housing is the #1 reason.  I have spoken with people and worked with clients who have purchased homes in our area from New York State, Florida, Georgia and out West.  Whether they were looking for a primary residence or a second home, they have all cited the lower home prices as well as the great Southern weather!

Richmond County is Home of the following:

  • ‘The Rock', a nationally know NASCAR/ARCA track and the Drag Strip which frequently hosts events.
  • The Richmond Raiders' - Exciting high school football, baseball, etc. sporting program usually in the running for the NC State Championship.
  • Richmond Pines Golf Course and Lock Haven Golf Course.

Interesting Facts about Richmond CO :

  • Historic district with nice 12' ceiling homes built at the turn of the century that you can get for a real value.
  • Warm climate, light traffic, friendly people in rolling hills with four seasons and an occasional snow!
  • Nice hospital and fitness center. Rockingham has just completed a nice nature trail with the Rotary Lodge at Hinson Lake for walks, picnics, etc.
  • Senior center overlooking park and lake in Hamlet with lots of activities.

Driving Distances from Rockingham:

  • Only 30 minutes from Pinehurst!  Home of the 1999 and 2006 US Opens!
  • Only 1.5 hours for Raleigh and you can get to Charlotte in 1 hour if you time it right!
  • Only 1 hour from Asheville with the Asheville Zoo and Seagrove Pottery-over 100 potters.
  • Only 2 hours from Wilmington and the NC Coast!
  • Only 2 hours from Myrtle Beach with 100+ golf courses, live entertainment, beaches, amusement parks, etc.

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Call me if you if you have a client or if you are thinking about making Rockingham your next home!  I will work hard for any referral you send me.


Amy H. Guinn, ABR, GRI

RE/MAX TriCity Realty, Rockingham , NC



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Sherri Kendall
COLDWELL BANKER Preferred Properties - Rockingham, NC
Great, informative post Amy!
Mar 10, 2008 02:32 AM #1
Jamie Moss-Godfrey, GRI, CRS, ABR


I love your prespective, especially after relocating to our county from Atlanta, Ga.  I am proud that you are part of our team!  Keep up the good work. 

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