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Taylor Morrison, California, Vista Del Verde, planned community

Taylor Morrison buys last parcels of Calif. planned community


In one of the largest land sales in California in recent years, Taylor Morrison bought almost 16 acres in the Vista Del Verde master-planned project in Yorba Linda, Calif.

Valle Group builds Passive House-certified home in New England

Valle Group builds Passive House-certified home in New England


Earlier this month, the Valle Group completed construction on the nation’s 24th certified Passive House, located in East Falmouth, Mass. The house was built virtually airtight and is heated through passive solar gain, according to standards set by the Passive House Institute in Urbana, Ill.


One of these homes was built for empty nesters who wished to downsize. The other is currently a vacation home, but will be a primary residence when the owners retire. The homes have more in common than you’d think.



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Dura Supreme Cabinetry has launched a new selection of stains.


A hidden library door gives this new custom-built house the quirkiness of an old home.

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