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tract house

n.
One of numerous houses of similar or complementary design constructed on a tract of land.

tract housing n.
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tract′ house`


n.
a house forming part of a real-estate development, usu. having a plan and appearance common to some or all of the houses in the development.
[1955–60]
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Noun1.tract house - one of many houses of similar design constructed together on a tract of landtract house - one of many houses of similar design constructed together on a tract of land
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
tract housing - housing consisting of similar houses constructed together on a tract of land
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They gave little indication of the horrors police would find in their tract home in Riverside County east of Los Angeles, family members and authorities said.
1 album on The Billboard 200, additionally owns an unassuming tract home that backs up to a San Diego golf course bought in 1998 for $315,000.
Fast forward a few years, when my wife and I bought a tract home in a newly constructed suburb on the outskirts of Denver.
The latter represents the effect on home prices in Census tract j of a 1% change in IRAs in neighboring Census tracts through an intermediate channel such as neighboring Census tract home prices (represented by [[rho].sub.price]).
Whether an agent is in a rundown urban neighborhood, a depressed rural area or a tract home suburb built in the 1950s, the final expense agent looks at the bigger picture and knows those seniors who buy "Burial Insurance" love someone.
Her rendition of "Somewhere that's Green" is extremely touching, a longing for the ideal suburban life, replete with "a tract home, frozen TV dinners and plastic on the furniture."
And that's good news for other high-end developers like Robert Gianos, who has spent several years preparing to construct a Southampton subdivision that some have dubbed "Billionaire's Corner." Nothing like your typical suburban tract home, Gianos' Olde Towne is reportedly inspired by the look of the village from when it was originally settled in the 1640s.
In terms of construction quality and comfort, they don't measure up to even an entry-level American tract home. "The homes are cold in the winter and hot in the summer.
In addition, we recently helped two of the biggest tract home builders in the United States set up captives to achieve their risk management goals.
All those gew-gaws on 19th-century homes may require extra care, but what cookie-cutter affordable tract home offers something comparably unique?
For instance, 10 years ago, tract home builders building subdivisions offered four models and few options.