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McKee Homes Partners with Helping A Hero

McKee Homes Partners with Helping A Hero to Build Home for Wounded Army Veteran SGT (Ret) Jonathan Rivenbark Residents of the Legacy Lakes community in Aberdeen, NC, welcomed new neighbors on Tuesday, August 18, when SGT (Ret) Jonathan Rivenbark and his wife moved into their new home. Built by McKee Homes and provided to the […]

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McKee Homes Builds Adapted Housing for Aging in Place

“Aging in Place” is a growing trend for those growing older.  Studies, opinion papers, and family conversations around the dinner table all agree that those 65 and older prefer, and will benefit from, staying in homes that accommodate independence and keep them connected to neighbors, friends and all that’s familiar. To that end, McKee Homes […]

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USDA Loan Fee Increase Scheduled for October 1

How much is the cost of a USDA loan going up? If you are shopping for a new home and are considering getting a USDA loan, you should hurry, as there is a USDA loan fee increase scheduled for October 1. USDA loans are one of the few loans that offer home buyers in rural […]

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The Difference Between Due Diligence and Earnest Money

What Is The Difference Between Due Diligence Money and Earnest Money? If you are shopping for a home and are hearing terms you aren’t familiar with such as due diligence money and earnest money, you might be wondering what the difference between the two is, how they affect you, how much they will cost you, […]

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Laminate Floors vs. Engineered Hardwood Floors

Laminate flooring is fast becoming a popular choice over engineered hardwood floors for homeowners across North America because of its durability and cost effectiveness, both important aspects to consider in today’s economy. Laminate is also more environmentally friendly and easy to install. The core of laminate flooring is made of highly pressurized wood fibers, agricultural […]

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How To Replace an HVAC Air Filter

Bob and Sue’s Home Maintenance Tips Part 1: How to replace an HVAC air filter By Bob and Sue Russo The “return air intake” in your home sucks the air from inside your home back into your HVAC unit, which keeps your house toasty in the winter and cool in the summer. If the air […]

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Do Tankless Water Heaters Save Money?

You may have heard or read something recently that mentioned tankless water heaters as an energy efficient “green” alternative to the traditional tank heaters. Tankless water heaters are often advertised as being more energy efficient and a good way to save money each month on energy bills. So, do tankless water heaters really save money? […]

Planning for Your Move-Part 4 (Moving Day)

Moving 101 Planning For Your Move, Part 4 by Bob and Sue Russo Moving day is finally here. You’ve gathered boxes, made lists, sorted items and packed a bag. But did you remember what to put in the bag? From the video you can tell that Bob thought barbecue-stained beer shirts with holes in them […]