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Top 5 reasons to buy an energy efficient new home

While older homes sometimes have a quaint nostalgic feeling about them, they just can’t compare to the low maintenance, money-saving features and technology conveniences of an energy efficient new home. 1. Save money every month on utility and water bills New homes are built to the latest building codes, which means they have more insulation, […]

How To Maintain Your Home

When buying a new home it’s easy to get caught up in the financial obligations, but it’s important to remember the time and energy required to maintain your home. Just like changing the oil in your car or going to the dentist for cleanings, your home needs to be taken care of to avoid costly repairs […]

Types of Home Warranties

Warranties provide peace of mind to buyers of many types. Whether it’s a warranty to cover your phone, computer, furniture or car, having that confidence that your stuff is protected puts you at ease. Buying a home is likely the largest purchase many of us will ever make, so why not include a warranty to […]

What goes underneath?

Slab, Mono Slab, Crawl Space….It’s all Greek to Me The new homebuyer experiences several different emotions while moving through the home buying process.  One of the emotions they may experience is confusion.  Many people in the industry use language that is very common to the business. However, the typical homebuyer does not have that same […]

Buying a Home – New vs. Preowned

Is it better to buy a pre-owned (resale) home or a new home? There are pros and cons to think about with both purchases. Buying a newly built home is like buying a cupcake with frosting on it. With a new home, you know exactly what you are getting under the frosting. On the other […]

McKee Homes Builds Specially Adapted Housing

Adapted housing and adaptive home design are used in homes to allow people who are restricted to a wheelchair to have free access to most areas of the home including bathroom facilities. An adapted home can help someone confined to a wheelchair feel more self reliant and self confident. It allows them to do many […]

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What selections do I get to choose for my home?

When a homebuyer asks the above question, they are really asking, “How much can I personalize my new home?” The answer depends upon if the homebuyer is purchasing a presale home, which is a home that has not yet been built, or an available Showcase home, which is a home that is either completely built […]

McKee Homes Building Process Guide

Buying a new home is an exciting and sometimes stressful experience for any homebuyer. In an effort to make sure that the homebuyer is involved in building their home and that their experience is positive and enjoyable, McKee Homes has created a homebuilding guide for presale buyers.  This process also insures that all chosen options […]

McKee Homes Now Building In Wilmington, NC

By John Rives Wilmington, NC Wilmington, NC is home to three of North Carolina’s finest beaches. Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wrightsville Beach are all within a 25 minute drive of each other. With a 230-block National Register Historic District, one of the largest in the U.S., Wilmington offers a wide variety of architectural styles […]