SOURCE: William Lyon Homes

William Lyon Homes

April 20, 2011 14:52 ET

Ditch the Rent and Buy a Brand New Home at The Ranch

LATHROP, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 20, 2011) - Now is a great time to lose your landlord and gain your freedom during the Ditch the Rent Event at The Ranch in at Mossdale Landing. This special offer is for a limited time only, so visit now and make the smart move from renting to owning at this single-family detached neighborhood by William Lyon Homes, where prices start from the high $100,000s. Tour the models for The Ranch in livable, lovable Lathrop or log on to for more information.

"If you're tired of paying the landlord month after month, now is a great time to discover The Ranch and take the first step toward homeownership. The Ditch the Rent Event will end on April 30th, so there is a growing sense of urgency to make your inquiries and take advantage of special opportunities that are more affordable than you thought," said Lesley Pennington, Director of Sales for William Lyon Homes. "The financial benefits and privileges of having your own home cannot be understated. For instance, homeowners have valuable tax deductions renters don't, you have the freedom and flexibility to personalize as you wish, and you make all the decisions from the color of the paint to what kind of plants you want."

"Once prospective homebuyers take a closer look at the opportunities presented at this family-friendly neighborhood and meet with a knowledgeable sales counselor who can calculate all the numbers and answer their questions, they are often pleasantly surprised to learn their personal goal of homeownership is a very attainable reality," Pennington added.

During a visit to The Ranch's models and sales gallery, guests will experience the pride of William Lyon Homes, a builder with more than 57 years of homebuilding excellence. Visitors are also encouraged to ask about fixed rate FHA financing that requires only 3.5% down, the advantage of VA and Conventional loan options* and 100% USDA financing**.

The Ranch at Mossdale Landing has select homes ready for immediate occupancy. Four one- and two-story floorplans range from approximately 1,719 to 2,385 square feet, with up to five bedrooms, three bathrooms and two-car garages. Each brand new home comes complete a one-year limited warranty and 10-year structural warranty, state-of-the-art materials, all new heating, air conditioning, plumbing and electrical systems and much more.

Residents of Mossdale Landing will enjoy a well-rounded lifestyle in a tranquil setting. Young students will be just blocks away from Mossdale Elementary School and homeowners of all ages can enjoy numerous recreational amenities. This thriving community showcases six community parks, two soccer fields, four baseball diamonds and a picturesque walking trail along the San Joaquin River. Its close proximity to I-5, I-205 and Highway 120 is another plus for homeowners with busy lifestyles.

A 3% Broker Referral Fee is offered at The Ranch. Brokers must bring their client on their first visit to register. Broker Referral Fee to be paid at the close of escrow.

*FHA, VA and Conventional program guidelines and loan limits are subject to change. All loans subject to credit approval; restrictions may apply. Down payment, payment terms and rates vary based on market conditions and qualifying requirements.

**Income and property restrictions apply.

It matters who your builder is, and William Lyon Homes means it when they say that they put themselves into their homes. They build each and every home as if it were their own and have earned a solid track record for constructing homes throughout the West since 1954. Learn more by visiting the newly launched website at, where online guests can easily access exciting information on William Lyon Homes' brand new neighborhoods for sale at the click of a button.

To visit The Ranch from the Bay Area, take I-580 East towards Stockton, keep left and take I-205 E toward Tracy/Stockton, merge onto I-5 N, exit Louise Avenue (Exit 462) and turn left. Louise Avenue becomes River Islands Parkway; turn right onto Mckee Boulevard and left onto Homestead Avenue. From the North, take I-5 south, exit Louise Avenue and turn right. West Louise Avenue becomes River Islands Parkway; turn right onto Mckee Boulevard and left onto Homestead Avenue.

The models and sales gallery are open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information on The Ranch, please call 888-214-1495.

Prices are effective as of the date of publication. All homes are subject to prior sale. Prices and availability of homes are subject to change without notice. DRE Officer License: #00982816.