Think You Can’t Afford to Buy a Home? Here are Five Ways You Can Afford to Buy a Brandywine Home

August 20th, 2018

Buying a home in today’s market can be expensive, which may cause some California residents to feel as if they cannot afford to buy a home. If you think a little creatively, however, you may be surprised by what you can actually afford. Here are five things you can do to make your dream of owning a home an affordable reality.

1. Broaden Your Location: A common problem first-time home buyers face is becoming fixated on a certain town or neighborhood. This is often a major factor in what is making home ownership unattainable. If you are flexible and consider different areas, you may be surprised by what you can find. The further you move away from a city center, the more affordable homes become. Read More >

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Orange County Register: “Irvine developer bringing 53 townhomes to Whittier golf course”

August 15th, 2018

Irvine developer bringing 53 townhomes to Whittier golf course

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Brandywine Homes has started to build 53 townhomes on a four-acre site next to the Candlewood Country Club golf course just outside the Whittier city limits.

It’s a golf-themed community with street names such as Bunker Lane, East Fairway Drive, East Birdie Way and South Eagle Lane. As a bonus, Candlewood Villas, located at 13900 Telegraph Road, will offer buyers a one-year membership to the neighboring country club.

Like many local builders, Brandywine is busy: currently selling homes in Buena Park, Long Beach, Yorba Linda and La Puente. Southern California builders are selling new homes at a pace not seen in nine years.

CoreLogic data shows 18,117 new residences sold in the 12 months ended in May across the four counties covered by the Southern California News Group. That’s the best performance since January 2009, and it’s up 7.7 percent in a year. In Los Angeles County, builders had 4,205 sales — a selling pace above 4,200 for seven months, best since April 2011.

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Whittier Daily News: “Irvine developer bringing 53 townhomes to Whittier golf course”

August 15th, 2018

Irvine developer bringing 53 townhomes to Whittier golf course

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Brandywine Homes has started to build 53 townhomes on a four-acre site next to the Candlewood Country Club golf course just outside the Whittier city limits.

It’s a golf-themed community with street names such as Bunker Lane, East Fairway Drive, East Birdie Way and South Eagle Lane. As a bonus, Candlewood Villas, located at 13900 Telegraph Road, will offer buyers a one-year membership to the neighboring country club.

Like many local builders, Brandywine is busy: currently selling homes in Buena Park, Long Beach, Yorba Linda and La Puente. Southern California builders are selling new homes at a pace not seen in nine years.

CoreLogic data shows 18,117 new residences sold in the 12 months ended in May across the four counties covered by the Southern California News Group. That’s the best performance since January 2009, and it’s up 7.7 percent in a year. In Los Angeles County, builders had 4,205 sales — a selling pace above 4,200 for seven months, best since April 2011.

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Avoid Making These Three First-Time Home Buyer Mistakes

August 13th, 2018

Buying a home you can call your own can be one of the most unique and exciting life experiences you can ever go through. On the other hand, it can also be one of the most stressful and frustrating life experiences as well. We want to help you stay ahead of the game. We have put together a list we hope can help you avoid making some of the mistakes many first-time buyers have made in the past:

Mistake 1: Not Doing Enough Research

It is important to make sure you have covered yourself with enough information and facts. When you are covered in facts, you will discover the process will be easier. This is especially true when it comes to participating in negotiations. You do not have to be afraid of negotiating, and when you have the right tools and information, you will be ready to aim and fire. Read More >

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Bisnow: “The LA Deal Sheet: GROUNDBREAKING”

August 7th, 2018

August 07, 2018 Joseph Pimentel, Bisnow Los Angeles

Groundbreaking

Brandywine Homes has broken ground at Candlewood Villas, a 53-townhome community on nearly 4 acres in Whittier. The project is scheduled to open sales by March. The property at 13900 Telegraph Road is adjacent the Candlewood Country Club. The townhomes will range from two and three stories to 1,300 to 1,800 SF. Other features include a recreational building, a Jacuzzi, a bike-storage area and a private park.

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Tap into Your Budget Decorator: Shop Your Home for a New Look

August 6th, 2018

The word “redecorating” holds mixed emotions. Sure, it’s exciting to give your home a fresh new look. But the question of cost quickly enters. How much will it cost to buy new furniture, new paint, new knickknacks?

We are here to give you good news! Redecorating your house does not have to empty your savings. In fact, we believe that in order to get a new feel for your home, you don’t even have to look at your wallet.

“How?” you ask.”Simple,” we say. Shop your home for a new look! “But what does that mean: shop your home?”

It means exactly what it sounds like. Instead of going to Target, go to your attic. Go to your closets. Go to that space above your kitchen cabinets. Read More >

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Urbanize.LA: “New Townhomes Begin Construction in Whittier”

August 4th, 2018

Rendering of the Candlewood Villas development. Image courtesy of Brandywine Homes.

The project is scheduled for completion in March 2019.

by Steven Sharp on August 04, 2018, 10:00AM

Brandywine Homes has broken ground on a new development of townhomes adjacent to the Candlewood Country Club golf course in Whittier.

The project, known as Candlewood Villas, is rising on a nearly four-acre property at 13900 Telegraph Road.  Plans call for 53 for-sale sales, with completion anticipated in March 2019.

The mix of two- and three-story buildings will offer three-bedroom floor plans between 1,300 and 1,800 square feet.  Plans also call for a common recreation building and a private park.

Brandywine, based out of Irvine, has recently built single-family developments in Norwalk and Long Beach.

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OCRegister: “Real Estate News: New Ventures

August 3rd, 2018

Irvine-based Brandywine Homes has broken ground at Candlewood Villas, a 53-townhome community on nearly 4 acres at 13900 Telegraph Road in Whittier. The project is scheduled to open for sale by March 2019. (Courtesy of Brandywine Homes)

Irvine-based Brandywine Homes has broken ground at Candlewood Villas, a 53-townhome community on nearly 4 acres at 13900 Telegraph Road in Whittier. The project is scheduled to open for sale by March 2019. Candlewood Villas are next to the Candlewood Country Club, a private, member-owned community with a golf course that will be offering new Candlewood Villas homeowners a one-year free social membership to the country club. The two- and three-story townhomes, ranging from 1,300 to 1,800 square feet, will have three bedrooms and two and a half baths.

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Brandywine Breaks Ground on 53-Townhome Community Next to Candlewood Country Club in Whittier, Calif.

August 1st, 2018

New Homeowners to Receive One-Year Free Social Membership to the Candlewood Country Club 

WHITTIER, Calif. –  Brandywine Homes has broken ground at Candlewood Villas, a 53-townhome community located on 3.96 acres adjacent to the Candlewood Country Club golf course in Whittier, Calif. The project is scheduled to open for sale by March 2019.

“The location of this community – right on the golf course at Candlewood Country Club – cannot be beat,” said Dave Barisic, vice president of sales and marketing at Brandywine Homes, a pioneer of infill development in Southern California. “Many of these spacious, fully appointed townhomes will offer spectacular views, and the community will have abundant amenities.” Read More >

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