San Marcos Home of the Week Includes Front and Backyard Landscaping

San Marcos, CA, July 12, 2011 --( Offering over 3,000 square feet of living space, Brookfield’s Home of the Week includes a traditional front porch plus front and backyard landscaping for $599,900.

Home site 5026 is the popular Plan 1 at Mahogany at Old Creek Ranch in San Marcos and includes a buyer incentive of $25,000 to use toward flooring. With 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, the two-story Plan 1 features a two-car garage plus storage.

“This featured home is available for a 30-40 day close of escrow, which makes it a great choice for families hoping to be settled by the time school starts in the fall,” said Lora Heramb, vice president of sales and marketing at Brookfield Homes. To schedule a walk-through, call 888-559-7734 or visit the sales office at 1756 Burbury Way, San Marcos.

Standard features include:

· granite countertops
· stainless steel GE appliances
· double ovens
· air conditioning
· maple cabinets
· alarm system

At Mahogany, Brookfield Homes has paid off the assessment district bond in order to offer buyers a low tax rate of 1.17 percent. Tax rate will increase or decrease based upon actual sales price of home.

Mahogany offers home sites that back up to open space and offer territorial views. Single level and two-story plans range from 2,410 to 3,875 square feet with 3 to 5 bedrooms and 3 to 4.5 bathrooms.

Within walking distance are an 18-mile maze of hiking trails as well as a 19-acre community park with ball fields, a soccer field, picnic areas, an off-leash dog park and community center.

Brookfield Homes currently builds new homes in San Diego in the master-planned communities of The Foothills in Carlsbad, Windingwalk in Chula Vista, Stonebridge Estates east of Scripps Ranch in San Diego, and Old Creek Ranch new homes in San Marcos. The company also has significant land holdings in Riverside County. For more information about Brookfield communities, visit

Brookfield Homes San Diego/Riverside is a homebuilding member of Brookfield Residential Properties, Inc. – a North American land developer and homebuilder, active in 10 principal markets. Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. entitles and develops land and builds home for our own communities, as well as sells lots to third-party builders. Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. is co-listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges under the symbol BRP. For more information, please visit our website at

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Andie Adams