WOODLAND HILLS: Phase 2 of Valley Circle Estates, 85-lot custom home hilltop development at the western end of Victory Boulevard, featuring a lot sale construction option allowing buyers to obtain and pay for construction and lot loans and write off the interest and points; 3 models, 15 floor plans, 3,000-6,400 square feet; $390,000-$750,000; lots $129,000-$189,500; models open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 6009 Little Oak Lane.
SANTA ANA: Phase 3, Old Stonegate by the Grant Building Co., 18 2-3-bedroom town houses, 1,014-1,279 square feet, $99,900-$111,500; $65.04 monthly homeowner fee; sales office open noon-8:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends (closed Friday) at Westminster Avenue and La Bonita Street, reached from southbound Euclid Street exit of Garden Grove (22) Freeway.
EL CAJON: Phase 1 of eventual 122-unit Country Club Villas by Broadmoor Homes; 31 single-family detached homes, 4 floor plans, 1-2 stories, 2-4 bedrooms, 990-1,556 square feet; $93,990-$120,990; late October move-ins; 3 models open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at 2418 Royal St. James Drive, reached from Jamacha Road.
RIALTO: First phase, Sycamore Park at The Country Club, by Century Homes of Southern California, 82 3-four-bedroom single-family houses, 1,457-1,922 square feet; $81,990-$96,990; November move-ins, 4 models open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 1278 E. Wabash St., near Cedar and Baseline avenues.
ENCINITAS: Third and final phase of The Vistas, 3rd neighborhood in 81.7-acre community of Cantebria; 76 homes in Vistas, 22 in current phase; 4 floor plans, 3-5 bedrooms, 2-3 baths, 1,820-2,528 square feet; $161,900-$191,900, below-market conventional financing; February occupancy; 7 homes left in Phase 2, priced in same range; developer, McMillin Development; 5 decorated models open 10 a.m. daily, close 5 p.m. weekdays, 6 p.m. weekends, at 415 Via Ultimo, reached from Interstate 5 by Encinitas Boulevard east.
DIAMOND BAR: Phase 1 of the William Lyon Co.'s Oakridge/The High Country; 32 in a total of 116 single-family homes; $159,990-$200,990; 2-5 bedrooms; up to 3 baths; 2 stories; 3 floor plans; 1,670-2,190 square feet; move-ins, about January; models, furnished and decorated by Carole Eichen Interiors, and sales office, at 20818 E. High Country Drive, open daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., except Mondays, when the hours are noon to 6 p.m., and Wednesdays and Thursdays, when the hours are extended to 8 p.m.
WALNUT: Phase 1 of Woodcrest Development's Countrywalk at Snow Creek; 20 in a total of 56 single-family homes; $147,990-$172,990; 3 floor plans, 1,571-1,970 square feet; 1-2 stories; 2-4 bedrooms, up to 3 baths; models, furnished by Design Tec of Costa Mesa, and sales center open daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at 609 N. Bronco Way; move-ins, October.
CANOGA PARK: Phase 3 of Country Hills, 11 in a total of 188 single-family homes being developed by Brock Homes; $204,950-$279,950; 3-4 bedrooms; 2-3 baths; 1,840-3,016 square feet; move-ins, February; sales office, models, open daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at 7806 Cowper Ave.
THOUSAND OAKS: First phase of Fairway Oaks by CoastFed Properties, 34 3-4-bedroom single-family houses, 2,561-3,321 square feet, $279,000-$440,000; 18 units sold, 5 floor plans; $22 monthly association fee; sales office open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays at 4551 Rayburn St. in the North Ranch area.
POWAY: Fieldstone Co.'s Sunwood, a single-family homes, 12377 Paseo Colina; 4 bedrooms, 2-3 baths; 3 floor plans, 1,507-1,850 square feet; $122,240-$145,240; move-ins expected in January, oak cabinetry, luminous ceilings and 2 plans with breakfast nooks; furnished models open daily, except Thursdays, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
LAGUNA HILLS: Phase 5, Woodwinds, 27 single-family homes in a total of 223, at 26 Oxbow Creek Lane; 4 floor plans, 1,067-1,617 square feet, 2-3 bedrooms plus den, 2-2 1/2 baths, attached 2-car garage; $129,950-$156,950, interior atriums in some plans, formal dining room, wood-burning fireplace, cathedral ceilings; move-ins set for next February; open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
SAN DIEGO: Las Palmas community, second segment, 126 town houses at 4110 Porte de Palmas, off La Jolla Colony Drive; $102,990-$138,990 with a $92.43 homeowners monthly fee; 1-2-story levels, 2-3 bedrooms, 1,246-1,357 square feet, 2 1/2 baths, 2-car garages, interior laundry areas, balconies or patios, recreation center serving project. Sales office and models open daily 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
SYLMAR: San Francisco Townhomes by Russell/Packard Development, Glendale, 84 2-3-bedroom town houses, 996-1,283 square feet, $76,900-$86,900; Victorian design, 4 floor plans; monthly homeowners fee is $87.90; October move-ins; furnished model open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends and noon to 6 p.m. weekdays at 13750 Hubbard St.
SAN BERNARDINO: Final phase of Park Hill, 22 2-3-bedroom single-family houses by Canaday & Co., Santa Ana; 864-1,347 square feet, $68,990-$87,990; December move-ins; 3 models open daily, except Wednesdays, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. at 2811 Park Haven Drive.