The home fit many practical priorities for the family, who already lived in the area. David Lombardo was relocating his company, American Deck & Patio, from Baltimore to Parkton, and the children (Matthew, 10; Seve, 7; and Grace, 6) were active in local sports. The kids wouldn't even have to change schools — another bonus. The backyard, as Rachel Lombardo said, was "a kids' dream. and for an active family like ours, it was a perfect fit. We were not going to let it go for anything."