SAN DIEGO: Phase 1 of S&S; Construction Co.'s Courtyards, 68 condominiums in the first of 5 buildings; $96,900-$249,000; 1-3 bedrooms; 8 floor plans; 830-1,980 square feet; monthly homeowners fee, $99-$230; swimming pool, racquetball court, saunas, spa; immediate occupancy; sales office open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at 5845 Friars Road.
The Meadows at Hillsborough, 5th and final phase of 218-unit development where 166 homes have been sold since opening in 1984; current phase, 36 homes, 4 floor plans, all 2-story, 3-4 bedrooms, 2 1/2-3 baths, 1,524-1,949 square feet; $91,900-$103,900, below-market VA, FHA financing; December occupancy; architect, Lorimer-Case of San Diego; developer, Pacific Scene; 2 swimming pools, whirlpools, bathhouses, basketball and sand volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, children's play area, barbecue area, homeowners' monthly fee, $68; model complex open 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays except Wednesdays and Thursdays at 1391 Manzana Way.
Los Rios in Bernardo Heights, Phase 5, 14 condominiums in a total of 130 units of which nearly 78% are detached; 1- and 2-level floor plans, $188,900-$253,900, $127 monthly homeowners' fee; extensive windows in living areas and greenhouse windows in kitchen, fireplace, skylights, hardwood cabinetry; recreational facilities. Project is open daily 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., sales office at 12181 Caminito Corriente.
ESCONDIDO: The third and final phase of Walden Financial's Discovery Homes, 11 in a total of 48 single-family homes; $121,990-$137,990; VA, FHA, conventional financing; November occupancy; 3-4 bedrooms; 2-3 baths; 1-2 stories; 1,481-1,976 square feet; sales office, staffed by Developers Marketing Associates, and furnished model complex at 1590 Oak Hill open Saturdays and Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., weekdays except Tuesdays and Wednesdays, noon-8 p.m.
ENCINITAS: Phase 6 of McMillin Development's Terraces, 6 in a total of 66 single-family homes; $201,900-$228,900; 5 floor plans; 3-5 bedrooms; 2-3 baths; 1,924-2,900 square feet; recreation complex with 51-foot-long freeform swimming pool, spa, 2 bathhouses, sun deck and 2 lighted tennis courts; January occupancy; sales office, 5 models furnished by Color Design Art of Pacific Palisades open Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., weekdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at 303 Via Andalusia; monthly homeowners fee, $92.93.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA: Orchard Meadows II, 54-unit apartment project of TAC Development Corp. on Vineyard Avenue between Arrow Highway and Foothill Boulevard; 3 floor plans, 2-3 bedrooms, 766-1,312 square feet; pool, spa; monthly rentals $600-$700; immediate occupancy; rentals and management by Remington Property Management Inc., 3 furnished models open daily except Thursday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
ENCINO: The Carriage House, 45-unit condominium complex by Client Development Corp. of Newport Beach; 5 floor plans, 1 story, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,250-1,450 square feet; $129,000-$156,500; immediate occupancy; spas, cable TV, semi-subterranean parking, electronic security, homeowners' monthly fee, $125.48; 2 furnished models staffed by Jerry Berns & Associates open noon-6 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends at 5534 Encino Ave.
IRVINE: Princeton Townhomes, Phase 3, 72 units, in University Town Center at 13 Stanford Court; 3 floor plans, 944-1,413 square feet; $105,000-$136,500, $100 homeowners' monthly fee; 2 bedrooms, 1 baths, to 2 bedrooms with den and 3 baths, carpeting, wood parquet entries and window coverings; exteriors have awnings and wrought-iron railings. Two planned neighborhood parks for exclusive use of University Town Center residents. Viewing hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
MISSION VALLEY: Phase 3 of 900-unit Creekwood at RiverRun town house development by Douglas Allred Co., 70 1-2 bedrooms, 690-1,000 square feet, 4 1-2 level town house plans; $65,490-$87,990; monthly homeowners fee is $74.81 and January move-ins are scheduled; sales office open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily at 2202-5 RiverRun Drive at Friars Road, just east of Interstate 805 bridge.
POWAY: Phase 6 of Country View by Harry L. Summers Inc., 20 town houses, 4 floor plans, 1-2 stories, 2-3 bedrooms, 2-2 1/2 baths, 1,020-1,472 square feet; $105,950-$112,450, conventional, VA, FHA loans and county bond financing, 30 years at 9 7/8% (10.6% annual rate), for qualifying first-time buyers; December occupancy; swimming pool, spa, bathhouse, homeowners fee, $90; 4 furnished models open noon-8 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m-6 p.m. weekends at 13794 Sycamore Tree Lane.
VISTA: Shadowridge Village II, a new 148-unit apartment complex at 885 Brooktree Lane; 10 2-story buildings; rentals $495-$615; 3 floor plans, 663-908 square feet, 1-2 bedrooms, 1-2 baths; some units for the handicapped; carpets, drapery, refrigerator, storage locker, private balcony or patio and recreational facilities that include 2 swimming pools, spa, tennis court and club room. Decorated models and rental office open daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
CORONA DEL MAR: Phase 2, 14 homes, in Summer Wind, Gfeller Development project totaling 32 production homes, 4 models; 3-4 bedrooms, 2 1/2-3 baths, 2,032-2,610 square feet; architect, Kermit Dorius; $359,000-$409,000; December occupancy; models fully and partly furnished by Creative Design Consultants open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at 614 Carnation Ave.
COWAN HEIGHTS: Phase 4 of Collector's Edition II at RockingHorse Ridge by the Baldwin Co., 18 4-5-bedroom single-family houses, 2,200-3,210 square feet; $198,500-$243,500; 4 1-2-story floor plans; monthly homeowner fees $138; winter move-ins; open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, except to 9 p.m. on Thursdays on Newport Avenue at Kings Bridge.
CARLSBAD: La Cresta, 18 homes on a hilltop location at 79 Calle Posada; $142,000-$175,000;, 1,630-2,020 square feet; 3-bedroom, single-story model, 3-bedroom plus den 2-story plan, and 3 bedrooms plus den. Use of pool, spa and jogging trail included in the $54 homeowners' monthly fee. Sales office and models open daily from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. during the summer.
WESTWOOD: Glendon Regency, 6-unit condominium project at 1935 Glendon Ave.; 2 floor plans, 2 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths or 2 bedrooms, 3 1/2-bath penthouse units with dens, lofts and sun decks; $215,000-$265,000; immediate occupancy. Project open weekends 1-5 p.m. or by appointment through Fred Sands Realtors.
RANCHO SANTA FE: Village of Montecito, overlooking Fairbanks Ranch Country Club and golf course; single- and 2-story Mediterranean-style homes, $340,000-$495,000, $186.07 homeowners monthly fee; 2,255-3,275 square feet, 2-3 bedrooms, some with den/library plans, 2 1/2-4 1/2 baths; formal entries and dining rooms; 7 of 36 homes in Phase 1 are available. Open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; sales office at San Dieguito and El Apago roads.