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Historic Forest Hills

Forest Hills is a historic neighborhood in Durham, with buildings dating as far back as 1923. The Forest Hills Historic district was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 28, 2005. Durham architect George Watts Carr (1893-1975) and his firm designed many of the early structures. One of the more charming elements […]

Should You Permanently Close the Vents in Your Crawl Space | My NC Homes | Chapel Hill Durham NC

Should You Permanently Close the Vents in Your Crawl Space?

Should you permanently close the vents in your crawl space? This is a question often debated by North Carolina homeowners, since most houses in this region are built with crawl spaces rather than basements. Homeowners most often seal their vents due to excess moisture in the crawl space, which can lead to a multitude of […]

Six Myths and Urban Legends about Buying and Selling a Home | My NC Homes | Chapel Hill Durham NC

Six Myths and Urban Legends about Buying and Selling a Home

Here are six myths and urban legends about buying and selling a home. We hear these from buyers and sellers every now and then. Myth: New construction always has fewer problems than older construction. If only this were true. Unfortunately, not all home builders are created equal. Structural and foundation issues due to the surrounding […]