Dee, as to removing pine trees, your best bet is to get free estimates from local landscaping companies in your area. Getting a price guess here on Yahoo, I'm afraid, is not good, as the cost greatly varies by location.
What you need to realize is that, to your advantage, many landscaping contractors are offering free estimates, which is good because that's the best way to figure out what you can do for your budget and get the most competitive deal around in your area. Here's a great link to a handyman site that offers free very resourceful information to assist you in your tree-removal project, and, ultimately, selecting a local landscaping contractor in an effort to get the best deal for you:
INFO on local landscaping contractors:
I'm sure you'll find the information you need, specifically the tips, useful as it relates to being treated fairly by contracto rs and exploring the consumer-wise approach of getting free written estimates to find the best contractor in your area.
The Internet. Just whatever is available online and what I have on my mind, including the inclusion of relevant sites, like the one cited that came about from my efforts, which is intended to be useful. Helping people get the relevant info they want is great.