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Level Homes' Success Based on Smart Growth Level Homes' Success Based on Smart Growth

A conscientious Southern builder enters the ranks of the top 200. Read more

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Neal Communities Takes Florida by Storm Neal Communities Takes Florida by Storm

The family-owned company increased closings by 41 percent in one year. Read more

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Green Homes Sell for More, Studies Show Green Homes Sell for More, Studies Show

New research reflects a steady increase in the public’s understanding of the value of green building features. Read more

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Fannie, Freddie ...

After months of pressure and criticism, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have agreed to change the way they report on their common stock. Read more

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Display Duds

Sometimes a merchandising idea seems like a good one, but it just doesn't work out. For example, design director Karen Richardson at Kathy Andrews Interiors, who works with David Weekley Homes, vividly remembers a beautiful star-burst tile inset that took nine months to get. That made it impractical to duplicate, Richardson notes, and thus not something to show to buyers despite its attractiveness. Read more

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