RIVERSIDE: First phase, containing 16 single-family detached homes, in 172-unit Vista La Sierra project of Woodcrest Development Inc.; 4 floor plans, 1-2 stories, 3-4 bedrooms, 1,230-1,904 square feet; $99,990-$128,990; October move-ins; sales office open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily at 11308 Rancho Loma Drive.
ROWLAND HEIGHTS: Phase 2 of 449-unit Rancho El Dorado by S&S Construction Co., 3-4 bedrooms, 5 1-2-story floor plans, 1,738-3,246 square feet, $179,995-$268,665; sloped or cathedral ceilings, ceramic or wood entry floors, wet bars, fireplaces and breakfast nooks with most plans; December move-ins; most floor plans have indoor laundry rooms and two-story plans have laundry chutes; 5 furnished models are open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily at 18055 Via Amorosa, reached from southbound Azusa Avenue exit of the Pomona (60) Freeway.
ORANGE: Canyon Gate, Phase 2, 15 town houses around private recreation area within the guard-gated community of RockingHorse Ridge; 4 plans, 2-3 bedrooms, 2 1/2-3 baths; 1,075-1,352 square feet, $119,900-$135,900 plus $110 monthly homeowners' fee; fully equipped kitchen, private back yard, ceramic tile entry, high ceilings, oak cabinetry, garage with laundry space. Models and sales office open daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at 5847 E. RockingHorse Ridge Way.
ESCONDIDO: Phase 2 of Country Woods, 26 single-family homes, none sold (19 of 23 Phase 1 homes have been sold); 87-unit project is joint venture of Native Sun Development Co. and Great American Development Co.; 4 floor plans, 2-3 bedrooms, 2-2 1/2 baths, dens and lofts, 975-1,790 square feet; $95,900-$123,400; 4 furnished models open Monday through Wednesday l0 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at 2312 Briarwood Place.
Fifth phase of Rancho Verde in the Lake Hodges area, 49 3-4-bedroom single-family houses, 4 floor plans, 2,000-3,000 square feet, $198,990-$278,990; 243 units planned in Standard Pacific development; formal dining rooms, family rooms, breakfast nooks, concrete tile roofs, central air conditioning and 3-car garages with circular driveways; 4 furnished models open daily from 10 a.m.-dusk at 1621 Cortina Circle, reached from the westbound Via Rancho Parkway exit of Interstate 15.
SAN DIEGO: Seabridge at Carmel del Mar, Phase 4, 23 homes, in 144-unit Baldwin Co. project; 1-2 stories, 3-5 bedrooms, 2-3 baths, 1,763-2,312 square feet; $172,900-$210,900; move-ins expected by December; architect, Hales-Langston of Orange; 4 furnished models open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at 2960 E. Carmel Valley Road, an exit from Interstate 5 near Del Mar.
CARMEL DEL MAR: Phase II-B of Del Mar Place by the Baldwin Co., 21 3-6-bedroom single-family houses, 1-2-level plans, 2,075-3,304 square feet, $213,900-$279,900; early 1987 move-ins; 242 houses in development in community of San Diego adjacent to Del Mar 2 miles from the ocean; multilevel rooflines, arches, columns, wood casement windows, wet bars, fireplaces, hardwood cabinets; sales office and furnished models open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily at 2960 E. Carmel Valley Road, reached from the eastbound Carmel Valley exit of the San Diego (5) Freeway.
FONTANA: Third phase of The Cottages by Meyer Homes, 32 single-family houses, 2-3 bedrooms, 621-1,200 square feet, 5 1-2-story plans; $58,990-$71,990; in Southridge Village master-planned community, $50 monthly homeowners association dues; features include vaulted ceilings, interior laundry areas, Cape Cod exterior designs, front-yard sprinklers, fencing for rear and side yards and lofts in 2-story plans; 4 furnished models and sales office open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at 14515-5 Woodland Drive, near Jurupa and Cherry avenues.
THOUSAND OAKS: Chanteclair, gate-guarded, single-family homes; 3 new floor plans, 2,700-3,693 square feet, 3-4 bedrooms, up to 3 1/2 baths, $245,000-$288,000; architectural accents, Spanish lace stucco finish, oak and brass detailing, luxury appointed kitchens and baths. Furnished models open daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at 3224 Casino Drive.
RANCHO BERNARDO: Phase 7, 15 condominiums, in Brehm Communities' 129-unit Los Rios community in Bernardo Heights; 4 attached and detached floor plans, 2-4 bedrooms, 2-3 baths, 1,891-2,696 square feet; $194,900-$253,900; occupancy date not announced; designer, MLA Architects of San Juan Capistrano; swimming pool, spa and Bernardo Heights Community Recreation Center's tennis courts, pool and clubhouse; homeowners' monthly fee, $143; model complex open daily at 12181 Caminito Corriente, reached from Interstate 15 by Bernardo Center Drive east.
LAGUNA NIGUEL: Saltair, an A-M Co. development of 114 single-family "paired" houses (built 2 to each structure like duplexes but sold separately) in master-planned Laguna Heights community; first phase, 30 units available for sale and about half sold at midweek; 4 floor plans, 2 stories; 2 bedrooms with 2 baths, 2 bedrooms with den and 2 1/2 baths, or 3 bedrooms with 2 1/2 baths; 1,071-1,668 square feet; $124,900-$149,200; Phase 1 move-ins, mid-September; 4 models furnished by Saddleback Interiors of Corona del Mar open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at 12 Port St.