Asian Buyers Buoy New-Home Demand in California’s Orange

March 15th, 2012

By Nadja Brandt on March 13, 2012

 

Connie Wang paid about $960,000 last June for a new four-bedroom, four-bath house in a sprawling swath of Southern California that’s home to Disneyland and Pimco. Now she may buy a second as an investment.

“You know why Orange County is doing better?” said Wang, a native of Taiwan who splits her time between Shenzhen in southern China, where she oversees a toy-manufacturing business, and Irvine, California, where she raised her three children. “It’s because all my neighbors are from China and Taiwan, and they all bought their homes in cash.”

Demand for newly built houses is rising in Irvine and surrounding cities, an affluent region south of Los Angeles whose employers include Walt Disney Co., fund manager Pacific Investment Management Co. and technology companies Broadcom Corp. (BRCM) and Western Digital Corp. (WDC) Orange County home sales are being driven up by Asian-born buyers who are lured by lower prices following the housing collapse and proximity to Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean communities. Homebuilders are adding features such as wok kitchens and feng shui layouts to some properties to cater to Asian buyers. Read More >

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NEW BUENA PARK NEIGHBORHOOD ACCEPTING PHASE 1 PRIORITY REGISTRATION!

March 15th, 2012

(BUENA PARK, CA) – In advance of the March 31, 2012, grand opening of Hampton in Buena Park, Brandywine Homes is accepting Phase 1 priority interest list registrations. “The incredible response we’ve had so far, prompted us to move-up our Phase 1 release,” said David Barisic, vice president of Brandywine Homes. Please visit www.hamptonnewhome.com and register today. Private pre-release tours will also be available by appointment. Read More >

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NEW BUENA PARK NEIGHBORHOOD ACCEPTING PHASE 1 PRIORITY REGISTRATION!

March 7th, 2012

BUENA PARK, CA – In advance of the March 31, 2012, grand opening of Hampton in Buena Park, Brandywine Homes is accepting Phase 1 priority interest list registrations. “The incredible response we’ve had so far, prompted us to move-up our Phase 1 release,” said David Barisic, vice president of Brandywine Homes. Please visit www.hamptonnewhome.com and register today. Private pre-release tours will also be available by appointment. Hampton is a limited collection of 18 distinct homes with anticipated pricing from the high $500,000s. And each home has been designed with room for everyone and every occasion. Hampton homes have 4 bedrooms and 3 baths and 2,400-2,677 square feet — plenty of room for growing families, as well as entertaining friends in true comfort. The floor plans include designer finishes with the signature style and attention to detail found in Brandywine homes.  The gourmet kitchens include granite counters and stainless steel appliances. The master bedrooms are luxury escapes and the perfect way to relax and unwind after a long day. These homes are filled with light dappled rooms and sophisticated architectural details you’ll love. When you live at Hampton, you’ll feel far away from it all, but just steps from your front door are the conveniences of major shopping, dining and entertainment.Hampton’s Buena Park location is ideal for those who value education. You’ll be near the best schools in Buena Park such as San Marino Elementary, Walker Junior High, and Kennedy High School. This community puts education first and foremost. These gorgeous homes will be ready for Summer 2012 move-ins. Broker Co-ops are also available at Hampton so NOW is the time to become part of this exciting new community!

For more information about this much anticipated grand opening event, please visit HamptonNewHome.com or call (949)278-2234.

Hampton is the third community currently under construction by Brandywine Homes.  Also selling are Century Village, a collection of luxury townhomes in the heart of Garden Grove selling in the high $300,000s, and Lemongrass, an enclave of highly upgraded single family detached homes in Fountain valley listed in the high $900,000s.

 

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