Home Mortgage Interest Rates Going Up

Home sales have been going up for the last two years and are expected to rise as much as 9% in 2013. This would surpass the 5 million mark, which hasn’t happened since 2007, before the housing bubble burst. Home prices are also on the rise, up 12% from last year according to CoreLogic, an […]

Helping Kids Understand Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s has affected my family very deeply.  In the Spring of 2010, my husband lost his father to this disease.  His mom was his father’s primary caregiver.  She shared very little of what she experienced, but when she did share her deep love and compassion for her husband was evident. Alzheimer’s doesn’t make sense to […]

Securing Mortgage Approval

Many people are taking advantage of the record low interest rates to purchase a new home. However, a lack of understanding of the loan process and what is required can cause delays in procuring a mortgage, or worse, being turned down due to failure to supply the financial documentation requested by the underwriter. In the […]

The 2013 Fayetteville Walk to End Alzheimer’s

“The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s disease, the […]

May Showcase of Homes

May 18: 11am-6pm May 19: 1pm-6pm Our Spring Showcase of Homes in April included seven McKee Homes neighborhoods in the Fort Bragg and Fayetteville, NC area. Since our neighborhoods are spread out around Fort Bragg, which can take some time to traverse, we’ve decided to continue a monthly Showcase of Homes focused on one neighborhood […]

Model Home Open in Sinclair

McKee Homes now has a furnished model home open in Sinclair—a new community just north of Fort Bragg close the Manchester Gate. The Sinclair model home is our Beaufort 3-story floor plan with 4 bedrooms and 2 ½ bathrooms. The Beaufort offers 9 ft. smooth ceilings, large spacious rooms with trey ceilings, tech area and […]

McKee Homes Sponsors Military Appreciation Baseball Game

McKee Homes is passionate about giving back to the community as well as NC State athletics.  So combining these passions was a no-brainer. McKee Homes has donated tickets for several sporting events to our military service members at Fort Bragg.  Last September, we donated tickets for a football game and had a pre-game tailgate party. […]

Largest Increase in Home Prices Since 2006

According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, home prices have risen 8.1% for a 20-city composite in the 12 months ending in January 2013. This is the highest year-over-year increase since the summer of 2006, which was the peak of the housing bubble. After more than two years of declines we are now seeing home […]

Community Involvement: Fayetteville Ladies Power Lunch

Every month, ladies in the area gather for the Fayetteville Ladies Power Lunch.  This event features a keynote speaker as well as lunch and a little shopping. This organization focuses on empowering businesswomen in Fayetteville. It also supports the mothers of children with special needs and charitable organizations that help children with special needs. There […]

Seller’s Market Developing

Real estate has been a buyer’s market for the last five years or more, but that may soon be changing. The National Association of Realtors reported recently that a seller’s market is developing and home prices continue to rise steadily above year-ago levels. According to a recent report by the Wall Street Journal, there are […]