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Ranch housing style makes a comeback
Once ridiculed by buyers, this one-story abode with a Mad Men vibe is finding new fans.
Though it will never be as popular as the ubiquitous Colonial here in New England, the ranch is making a return. The simple home is being embraced by young people attracted to the mid-century modern vibe; by aging boomers who no longer want to deal with stairs; and, as always, by those looking for an affordable home.