SIMI VALLEY: Le Parc, Phase 3, 36 in a total of 264 condominiums; 1-2 bedrooms plus loft, up to 2 1/2 baths; 5 plans, 733-1,130 square feet, $73,990-$1,130, $92 monthly homeowners fee; attached garage, fireplaces, skylights, clerestory windows, fenced private yards, lofts and 12-foot ceilings. Open daily at Cochran and 1st streets, off Simi Valley (118) Freeway.
CASTAIC: Second phase, Stonegate Castaic single-family manufactured homes; 58 units of 354, 2-3 bedrooms, 970-1,536 square feet; $83,990-$101,990; recreation building, pool, amenities, $72.60 monthly association dues; adjacent to Lake Castaic; 4 furnished models open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 27613 W. Peridot Way, reached from Lake Hughes Road exit of Interstate 5.
PASADENA: Villa Corona by J. H. Hedrick & Co., 54 2-bedroom condominiums, $119,950-$148,950; 5 plans, some with dual master suites, 1,150-1,350 square feet; monthly homeowners fee $74.85; underground security parking; patios on ground-floor units, balconies on second- and third-floor units; 3 furnished models open 10 a.m.-dusk weekends, 11 a.m.-dusk Monday through Wednesday at 235 Holliston Ave.
LAGUNA NIGUEL: Second phase of 103-unit Palisades at Laguna Heights by Standard-Pacific Corp., 23 3-4-bedroom single-family houses, 2 stories, 1,932-2,956 square feet; $179,900-$244,900; monthly homeowners fee $41; family rooms, breakfast nooks, attached 3-car garages; September move-ins; 4 furnished models open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., noon to 5 p.m. Mondays at 5 Compadre, near Crown Valley Parkway and Street of the Golden Lantern.
FONTANA: Phase 2-B of The Cottages in Southridge Village by Meyer Homes of Anaheim, 14 2-3-bedroom single-family detached houses priced from $57,990-$71,490; 4 1-2-story plans, 621-1,200 square feet; monthly association fee is $49; vaulted ceilings or lofts, rear and side yard fencing, landscaped front yards, interior laundry areas and carpeting; sales office open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily at 14515-5 Woodland Drive, reached from the southbound Cherry Avenue exit of the San Bernardino (10) Freeway.
Walnut Village Estates, Phase 5 with 50 new units in a total of 247; 1-2 stories, 3-4 bedrooms, 2-3 baths; 2-car garages; 3 plans, 1,257-1,569 square feet, $79,000-$95,600. Features include front-yard landscaping, rear-yard fencing, breakfast nooks, formal dining rooms, wood-burning fireplaces, oak cabinetry, family rooms. Sales office, 17003 Mariana St., open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays.
Walnut Village Patio Homes, Phase 4, 37 in a total of 269 single-family homes; 2-3 bedrooms and 3-plus-den, 1-2 stories, 1,043-1,365 square feet; $74,800-$84,990, 3 floor plans; move-ins in progress. Open daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., at Sierra and Walnut avenues.
ENCINITAS: Phase 7-B of Fieldstone-Encinitas by the Fieldstone Co., 21 1-2-story, 3-4-bedroom single-family houses, 1,640-2,284 square feet, $146,490-$170,490; June move-ins; total development will have 333 houses; tile or concrete shake roofs, 2-3-car garages, wood-burning fireplaces, formal dining rooms, breakfast nooks; sales office open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, except Thursday, at 1606 Honeysuckle Court, reached from the eastbound Encintas Boulevard exit of the San Diego (5) Freeway.
ANTELOPE VALLEY: Second phase of Towne Square in Lancaster and Towne Square II in Palmdale, by California Community Builders, 3-4-bedroom single-family houses, 1,250-1,704 square feet, $89,995-$105,995; window mullions, concrete tile roofs, rough-sawn trim, sloped ceilings, pass-through kitchen areas, breakfast nooks; 3 furnished models open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily at 3210 Ave. J-2, Lancaster, reached via the 20th Street West exit of the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway, and 37806 N. Halifax, near Avenue R-4, reached from the Palmdale Boulevard exit of the Antelope Valley Freeway.
SAUGUS: Phase 7 of Hillgate by Citation Builders, 45 2-4-bedroom single-family houses, 4 floor plans, 1,028-1,523 square feet, $106,990-$130,990; den in 2 plans, separate dining room or dining area, family room or country kitchen, volume ceilings, wood-burning fireplace, Cape Cod-style exteriors; 4 furnished models open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Hasley Canyon Road.
ESCONDIDO: Second phase of 90-unit, guard-gated Las Palmas Ranch by Westana Builders/Developers, 15 3-5-bedroom single-family houses, 5 floor plans, 2,021-2,845 square feet, $185,950-$229,950; tile roofs, inside laundry rooms, 3-car garages and family rooms in 3 plans; monthly association fee about $55; near Kit Carson City Park; 4 furnished models open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily on Las Palmas Avenue near Bear Valley Parkway.
RANCHO PENASQUITOS: Phase 6, Casablanca, 500 condominiums, 9404 Twin Trails Drive; 48 units in current phase, $74,900-$94,900, homeowners monthly fee $100; 4 floor plans, 933-1,134 square feet, 2-3 bedrooms, 2 baths; vaulted ceilings in upper-level homes, fireplaces, formal dining rooms. Open 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
THOUSAND OAKS: Country Hills, 9 new homes in total of 188 1-2-story homes; $204,950-$281,950, 5 floor plans in Cape Cod and Mediterranean styles, 3-4 bedrooms, 2-3 baths, 1,840-3,016 square feet. Amenities: wood-burning fireplace, tile entry, wet bar, high-beamed ceilings. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 7806 Cowper Ave.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA: Las Flores in the community of Terra Vista, Phase 7, 34 1-2-level homes in a projected total of 400 units; $99,950-$127,500; 3 bedrooms plus den or dual master suites, 1,149-1,648 square feet; ceramic tile entries, air conditioning, wood-burning fireplaces, sloping ceilings, carpeting, 2-car garages with storage or hobby space, rear and side yard fencing. Office and model homes open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 7497 Villa Crest Place.
CATHEDRAL CITY: 3-bedroom, 2-story duplexes by new Dawn Builders, 17 scheduled for occupancy in next 2 months, 1,350 square feet in each unit; $149,500 for each building of 2 units; 2-car garages, ceiling fans, mirrored wardrobe doors; some units available for rent at $685 a month; project is across street from the Desert Princess Hotel and Country Club; sales office open 1-4 p.m. weekends at 28460 Landau Blvd.
YORBA LINDA: Village II at the Villages, Phase 3, 40 of 163 units; 2-3 bedrooms, 950-1,127 square feet, $92,900-$103,900 square feet, 4 single-level floor plans; swimming pool, spa, volleyball court, children's playground maintained by a $92.05 monthly homeowners fee. Models and sales office open daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at 23425 Old Village Road.
ONTARIO: Cedarpointe town houses, 612 Granite Privado; $80,990-$86,990 and an $81.26 monthly homeowners fee; Phase 2 increment of 30 in total of 232 Cape Cod-style units; 1-2 stories, 2 bedrooms, 2-2 1/2 baths, 904-1,210 square feet; vaulted ceilings, formal dining rooms, master suites with sloped ceilings, on-site swimming pool/spa. Models open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
MISSION VIEJO: Phase 4, Stoneybrook series in Canyon Crest community; 22 single-family homes, 5 floor plans, 2 stories, 2-4 bedrooms, some with den, loft or bonus room, 2 1/2-3 baths, attached 3-car garage with shop area; 2,205-3,086 square feet, $116,500-$268,500 with a $128 monthly homeowners fee; mid-summer move-ins. Open daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at 28906 Greystone.
LAKE FOREST: Sterling Heights, Phase 3, 15 single-family detached homes; $129,900-$159,900, $37.50 monthly homeowners fee; 4 floor plans, 2 stories, 2-4 bedrooms, 2-3 baths, 1,197-1,729 square feet; wood-burning fireplaces, ceramic tile entries. Sales office and decorated models at 25912 Wicklow Lane, open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.