R.E. Blake Evans

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The Old South

The U.S. Census shows that the population in Southern states is growing faster than in the rest of the country, including the number of more mature Americans. In fact, the U.S. population is older than ever with a median age of 35.3 years. The age increase is a reflection of the number of aging baby boomers whose population is so vast, it drives up the median age of the rest of the country. Read more

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Census Scandal

Bureau admits changing classification of "same-sex spouses" to "married couples" in 1990 data. Read more

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Hot Sellers: A Rockin' Ridge

In just one release, Pardee Homes sold out its energy-efficient Carlton Ridge in suburban Los Angeles to first-time buyers and families. Read more

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Divine Details

Wetherington Homes (LWH) of Sarasota, Fla., improved its home designs by adjusting schedules to get up-front design input on these money-making details. "We start planning the interior merchandising, drywall details, and built-in units long before the final architectural drawings are finished," says Christine McKinlay, chief design coordinator for LWH. Read more

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