With nine children in her private day care, Francine LeMoine's hope while house-hunting last fall was to find a bigger home in a child-friendly neighborhood. One place she, her husband, and their 5-year-old son visited was Regatta, an Apple Valley subdivision being built by Pulte Homes, a multimillion-dollar local development firm. In February, after months on the open-house circuit, the couple paid nearly $250,000 for a Regatta property--single-family residences in the 469-unit subdivision start at $200,000, townhomes at $100,000--and moved in at the... More >>>