STRONG HOMEBUYER DEMAND FUELS ROBUST OPENING AND SALES OF THE 2010 NEW HOME COLLECTION
02/03/2010

Innovative Consumer-Inspired Floorplans Prove Popular With Homeshoppers

Online PR News – 03-February-2010 – – More than 10,000 excited new homeshoppers attended last weekend’s grand opening event of The 2010 New Home Collection located within the Irvine Villages of Woodbury and Woodbury East, resulting in an astounding 70 home sales.

The 2010 New Home Collection showcases 25 distinctive floorplans from six different homebuilders featured throughout eight individual neighborhoods in the Irvine villages of Woodbury and Woodbury East. Prices for the new homes within The 2010 New Home Collection start in the low $300,000s. These homes are also eligible for FHA financing, making them affordable to a wide range of buyers. To learn more about The 2010 New Home Collection, please visit www.VillagesofIrvine.com.

“The overwhelmingly enthusiastic response to The 2010 New Home Collection has been tremendous,” said Daniel Young, president of Irvine Company Community Development. “These opening sales demonstrate that homebuyers have been waiting for the right opportunity to purchase new homes in Irvine, and this innovative collection of floorplans and new designs provided just that.”

Overwhelming demand from pre-approved homebuyers on the Priority Registration List led to the sale of 70 of the initial 71 homes available during grand opening weekend. In response to the strong demand, an additional 56 homes have been made available to homeshoppers.

The homes within The 2010 New Home Collection include:

- Santa Rosa by Van Daele Homes offers townhomes priced from the low $300,000s, with one to two bedrooms and one- and one-half to two- and one-half baths, and 1,060 to 1,430 square feet of living space.

-Monterey by Brookfield Homes features townhomes of up to 1,875 square feet, with two to three bedrooms and two- and one-half baths, plus two-car direct access garages, priced from the high $400,000s.

-Coronado by KB Home showcases three two-story, single-family detached homes with three to four bedrooms and two- and one-half to three baths. Priced from the $600,000s, Coronado spans 1,715 to 1,950 square feet.

-Santa Cruz by Van Daele Homes features two-story, single-family detached homes with up to 2,450 square feet. Santa Cruz’s classically designed homes within the Village of Woodbury East are priced from the mid $600,000s and include three bedrooms and two- and one-half baths.

-La Casella by Lennar features three to four-bedroom townhomes, priced from the low $600,000s. La Casella floorplans range from 1,650 up to 2,640 square feet.

-Montecito by Brookfield Homes presents single-family detached homes with three to four bedrooms and two- and one-half to three baths. These homes offer 2,155 to 2,475 square feet and are priced from the low $700,000s.

-Sonoma by TRI Pointe Homes showcases single-family detached homes with three to five bedrooms, two- and one-half to three baths and up to 2,785 square feet and are priced from the high $700,000s.

-Carmel by The New Home Company offers two-story, single-family detached homes with four to five bedrooms and four to five baths. Priced from the low $900,000s, Carmel features 2,625 to 3,250 square feet.

In addition to the wide range of artfully designed homes, residents of the Villages of Irvine enjoy picturesque parks and pools, scenic trails and other recreational amenities which help foster close-knit communities of friends and neighbors.

Part of the acclaimed Irvine Unified School District, Woodbury and Woodbury East are near several college campuses, including the University of California at Irvine.

Shopping, dining and other services are also nearby at Woodbury Town Center. Among the shops and services are Ralphs, Trader Joe’s, Home Depot, LA Fitness, and more.

Many homeshoppers interested in the new homes within The 2010 New Home Collection will be able to take advantage of the Federal tax credit of up to $8,000 that was extended by Congress.

To learn more about The 2010 New Home Collection, tax credits, or the new homes currently selling within the Villages of Woodbury and Woodbury East, please visit www.VillagesofIrvine.com or contact a Villages of Irvine New Home Consultant at 888-820-0721.