LAGUNA NIGUEL: Phase 1 of Woodcrest Development Inc.'s 144-unit Niguel Pointe; 28 2-story town houses; 2-3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,221-1,642 square feet; fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, master suites; $121,990-$149,990; monthly homeowners fee about $145; 4 decorat1701060717exit of the San Diego (5) Freeway.
CARLSBAD: Sixth phase of 220-unit Brookfield by Brehm Communities, 22 2-3-bedroom single-family houses, 1,064-1,813 square feet, $113,900-$142,900; monthly association fee of $47 covers upkeep of community pool and spa and other common areas; 1-2-level plans, 20-foot-high ceilings in some rooms, skylights and fireplaces; sales office and 4 models open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily near Melrose Avenue and Rancho Santa Fe Road, reached from the La Costa exit of Interstate 5.
PALMDALE: Phase 2 of California Gables, 26 in a total of 168 single-family homes; $89,990-$107,990; developer, Kaufman & Broad; 1-2 stories; 3-4 bedrooms; 2-2 1/2 baths; 1,095-1,697 square feet; tile roofs, fireplaces, air conditioning, vaulted ceilings, ceramic-tile entries; FHA, VA, conventional financing; move-ins, March or April; 3 models decorated by Carole Eichen Interiors and a sales office open daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., off 20th Street, reached from the Avenue S exit of the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway.
RANCHO SANTA FE: Third phase of 9 houses at Stratford, one of the Villages of Fairbanks Ranch being developed by Watt Industries/San Diego Inc.; total project will have 87 houses; $331,000-$429,000; 2-3 bedrooms, 5 one-level plans, 2,585-3,282 square feet; dens, 2 1/2-4 1/2 baths, formal entries, gallery halls, coffered ceilings, atriums in some plans; monthly homeowners association fee is $198; sales office open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at 14030 Steeple Chase Row, reached from Via de la Valle east from Interstate 5.
SILVER LAKE: Unique Construction Co.'s Marathon Tower; 107 studio and one-bedroom rental units, of which 80% are leased; balconies, security parking; $530-$900 monthly rent. Manager's office open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, 11-6 weekends at 3630 Marathon St.
CHINO HILLS: Green Valley Estates, a 135-unit Lewis Homes development at Carbon Canyon Road and Frost Drive; Phase 3, 26 units, 3-4 bedrooms, 1,786-2,158 square feet; 1-2 stories, tile roofs, 3-car garages, ceramic tile entries, large master suites; $161,950-$212,950; March occupancy. Four model homes are open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
SUN CITY: First phase of Sun Meadows Mobilehome Estates with manufactured houses by Kaufman & Broad; 192 lots; 2-3-bedroom plans with 960-1,570 square feet, $42,990-$59,990; units are on leased land, long-term transferable leases from $225-$285 per month; limited to buyers 55 and over; models and sales office open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 27250 Murrieta Road, reached from the westbound McCall Boulevard exit of Interstate 215.
RIALTO: Fifth and final phase of Lewis Homes at Morning Ridge, 31 3-4-bedroom single-family houses, 1-2-story plans with 1,414-1,810 square feet, $98,500-$122,950; 168 total units; 4 sold; features include 2-3-car garages, indoor laundry area, side yards with boat or RV access; 4 furnished models open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. near Highland and Riverside avenues, reached from the northbound Riverside exit of the San Bernardino (10) Freeway.
MORENO VALLEY: Phase 4 of Lewis Homes-Moreno Valley; 26 in a total of 180 single-family homes; $85,950-$122,950; 3, 4 bedrooms; 2-2 1/2 baths; 2-3-car garages; 1-2 stories; 5 floor plans; 1,227-1,943 square feet; pool-size lots, most with RV access; occupancy, January; models at Alessandro Boulevard and Chagall Drive, sales office at Kitching Street and Dracaea Avenue, open daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Serenata, Phase 3, 23 single-family homes of 182 total units; 4 pre-sold; 4 floor plans, 1,312-1,974 square feet; $97,990-$122,490; formal dining area, breakfast nook, vaulted ceilings, skylights, bay and clerestory windows, private balconies; Mediterranean, Spanish or contemporary styles with tile roofs on pool-sized lots. Sales office open daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at 12012 Lassalle St.
ORANGE: Phase 2A of the Baldwin Co.'s Canyon Gate in the master-planned community of RockingHorse Ridge; 19 in a total of 72 town houses; $119,900-$138,900; 4 floor plans; 1,075-1,352 square feet; 2 stories; 2-3 bedrooms; 2 1/2-3 baths; 2 dual master suites; vaulted or cathedral ceilings, fireplaces, private yards, guard-gated entry with 24-hour supervision, 2 recreation centers with swimming pool, spa, clubhouse; monthly homeowners fee about $155; move-ins, April; 4 models decorated by Creative Design Consultants and sales office open daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at 5847 E. RockingHorse Way.
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA: Montecito, Phase 5, 25 of 242 single-family homes; 4 single- and 2-story plans, 2-4 bedrooms, 2-2 1/2 baths, 2-car garages, clerestory windows, sloped ceilings, ceramic tile entries, fireplaces, built-in kitchen appliances; 1,198-1,682 square feet; $122,900-$158,900; $34 homeowners association fee. Sales office at 19 Alyssym, near Santa Margarita Parkway and Plano Trabuco Road.