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    started out as Ryan Homes in 1948 in Pittsburg and became NVHomes, Inc. in 1980. The company currently operates in fourteen states and Washington D.C., and under four trade names: Ryan Homes, NVHomes, Fox Ridge Homes, and Heartland Homes. Ryan Homes and Fox Ridge Homes’ primary market are first time and move-up buyers. Ryan Homes operates in 27 metropolitan areas located in Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, North and South Carolina, Florida, Ohio, New Jersey, Delaware, Indiana, Illinois, and Tennessee. Fox Ridge Homes operates in the Nashville, Tennessee metropolitan area. On the other spectrum, NVHomes and Heartland Homes’ primary targeted market are to move-up and upscale homebuyers. NVHomes operates in Delaware and the Washington D.C., Baltimore, MD, Philadelphia, PA, and Raleigh, NC metropolitan areas. Heartland Homes operates in the Pittsburg, PA metropolitan area. The homes offer include two to four bedrooms, range from about 800 to 7,300 square feet; and prices start from around $120,000 up to $1.5 million. In 2014, the average home price settled for an average estimated price of $368,500. To date, NVR, Inc. has built and delivered more than 385,000 homes to its…

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    to have over 10 million citizens in its metropolitan area (Bugliarello, 1999). Different reasons can be nominated as causes of cities become a megacity. People coming from rural areas trying to find a better condition of life maybe are the major reason of the population growth in most megacities. However, with a big agglomeration of people and a big city, the government has to not let the problems assume control of the city. Problems such as overpopulation, housing and natural disasters are…

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    Zip Codes: A Case Study

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    different zip codes located within the Phoenix metropolitan area. The schools that are hypothesized to have the biggest correlation between alcohol, tobacco, and other substance, delinquency to lower academic achievement and higher juvenile delinquency will come from the Maryvale area. The study will show how Maryvale area schools will have lower academic achievement and higher substance use compared to other schools in other areas within the Phoenix metropolitan area. Schools in other…

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    First, there was a lack of random participants. It was specifically predominantly white and middle class people from a small city and a large metropolitan area. The lack of diversity can impact the findings because it does not reflect most of the population. Therefore, it makes the results invalid. Another problem is in the article, it stated, “These results are consistent with a body of theory and research that has established that very young children often fail to use information communicated…

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    percent of England population growth from 2001 to 2011 (Puissant, & Lacour; Bolton & Hildreth). MSC vary in size, structure and performance. Although some MSC are more isolated, most do not function as an “island surrounded by open sea” (Hildreth,p.) but are interconnected with other cities (including metropolitans), which helps in having a stronger economy. Strengths and Weaknesses As expected, MSC have both advantages and disadvantages compared to larger cities, again depending on…

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    Jermaine’s Psychology Professor Essay A professor of psychology at a university in a large metropolitan area would be at risk of violating several codes of ethics if he tells his abnormal psychology class that he is a psychotherapist in private practice and that they can come to him for therapy during the duration of the semester. Several problems can occur as a result of the professor’s solicitation of his service as a psychotherapist to his students (5.6, American Psychological Association,…

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    Then we can use this to look into alternate modes of transportation. Transportation investments can also shape areas. Investments are usually a political matter. They can have a huge impact of the different neighborhoods, the way areas are laid out, and land values. The Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) is of much importance to planners because its purpose was to create improved organization between transportation planning and urban and regional planning. Other than…

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    using examples of famous artists. If students live in a rural area they do not have as many resources. Cities offer the best resources for schools, and therefore they are great places to live. Not only are there educational benefits, one can also find more things to buy in the city. While anyone with internet access can shop, there is nothing like trying things on in a beautiful store in a city. The super malls have hundreds of stores to shop in. The shopping mall is usually applied to enclosed…

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    A carpool generally consists of people that know each other and are going to the same area more specifically almost always a place of their employment. One might pay the driver money to pay for gas in order to support half the cost of the commute. It helps the driver save money and will also get the passenger to where they need to be. If one does not have a car, he/she should consider asking co-workers or family about considering a carpool. It could be beneficial for both parties. After all, it…

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    Dos Lagos Analysis

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    Analysis on Dos Lagos Areas The development of human history is always filled with fundamental and unexpected transformations. The rise of suburbs is just a case in point. Before the 18th century, the word suburb mainly represented a “subordinate and inferior part of the city where odious activities and marginal people congregated” (Fishman, 2006). At that time, the suburbs were usually subordinate to the central city and inhabited by the poor. In some places, suburbs were swallowed as the main…

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