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Two years ago, when the baby boomers started turning 50, Randy Sebastian formulated a strategy to capture that market. The Portland, Ore. builder applied his experience with the custom/luxury market to an entirely new…
After Lloyd and Cherlyn Lowe’s children moved out of their house on Chicago’s south side, the couple contemplated their first home purchase in 25 years. Lloyd is director of benefits and compensation for a health…
Wendy and Alan Smith bought their new home almost by accident. Wendy was hosting a charity outing at the White Deer Run Golf Club at Gregg’s Landing, a planned community in the Chicago suburb of Vernon Hills. Intrigued…

Inverness at Gregg’s Landing offers all the conveniences of a condominium in the city, except that it’s a suburban subdivision of single-family homes. The maintenance-free community has attracted a high proportion of…

In Simsbury, Conn., just northwest of Hartford, a 31-unit cluster development called Summerfield is attracting empty nesters and retirees in search of low-maintenance living.

Ever since the very first baby boomer turned 50 in 1996, the building industry has been struggling with the dilemma of how to prepare for this huge wave of potential new home buyers when their nests begin to empty.…
DeLuca Enterprises Inc., Newtown, Pa., shows its appreciation to Realtors who bring them potential customers by giving away trips to overseas destinations in drawings held four…
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