New Phases Now Selling at All Brookfield Homes North County Neighborhoods Due to Increased Demand

January 13, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
A 50 percent increase in fourth quarter home sales has resulted in new phase releases for prospective homebuyers at every North County neighborhood by Brookfield Homes.

Reporting 27 net sales for the fourth quarter 2010, the San Diego homebuilder now offers new phases for sale at Serenity at StoneBridge Estates in San Diego, Rockrose at The Foothills in Carlsbad and Mahogany at Old Creek Ranch in San Marcos.

According to Bloomberg's, San Diego metro, including North County cities San Marcos and Carlsbad, is among the best long-performance real estate locations in the nation over the past two decades. (

In addition, the San Diego Business Journal reports San Diego is expected to have the highest increase in prices across the nation for 2011, according to a mortgage services firm. (

"Positive real estate trends are reflected in our sales successes at the end of 2010 and in a great new selection of homes now available for sale," said Lora Heramb, vice president of sales and marketing for Brookfield Homes.

New phases were just announced and are now selling in the following neighborhoods:

With a low tax rate of 1.21 percent, Rockrose at The Foothills in Carlsbad has new homes available including the single story plan, as well as two corner lots. Lot sizes in the new phase at Rockrose range from 5,141 to 7,785 square feet, making for large backyards. With one- and two-story homes ranging from 2,116 to 3,167 square feet with three to four bedrooms, Rockrose is now priced from the high $500,000s.

Known statewide for its cutting edge energy and water saving features, Rockrose homeowners can enjoy savings of more than $1,000 per year on electricity costs thanks to multiple eco-savvy products and systems. For more information about Rockrose or its cost-saving, eco-savvy features, visit the sales office at 3538 Glen Ave. in Carlsbad or call 888-284-8861.

Offering a low tax rate of 1.17 percent, Mahogany at Old Creek Ranch has availability on the previously sold out plan 3 and plan 4 homes, with time to select room options such as lofts and dual master suites. Located in the hills of San Marcos just east of Carlsbad, Mahogany's one- and two-story homes range from 2,410 to 3,875 square feet with three to five bedrooms. Prices now range from the high $500,000s. For more information, call 888-559-7734 or visit the sales office at 1756 Burbury Way, San Marcos.

Showcasing spacious executive-style residences from 4,040 to 4,759 square feet, Serenity at StoneBridge Estates is now offering at least one home from each of its three distinct floor plans, including the popular Plan 3 residence with an optional downstairs living suite. Two homes in the most recently released phase feature view ridge lots. Prices range from the high $800,000s.

Located just east of Scripps Ranch in San Diego, Serenity's two-story residences have five or six bedrooms, 4.5 baths and up to four-car spaces in the garage. Homes at Serenity offer a wide range of choices, such as an office, private retreat, morning room, bonus room, six-foot soaking tubs and ladies' vanity. Outdoor courtyards are included in the Plan 1 and 3 homes. Wine storage space is among the options available on some plans.

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