SOURCE: William Lyon Homes

William Lyon Homes

April 30, 2012 18:01 ET

Don't Hassle With Short Sales, The Ranch by William Lyon Homes Makes Buying a New Home a Breeze

LATHROP, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 30, 2012) - Smart consumers who are tired of dealing with resale opportunities must discover The Ranch, where established builder William Lyon Homes makes buying a new home a breeze. There is no need to hassle with short sales or fixer-uppers, now is the time to stop looking at foreclosures and find the way home to The Ranch in the community of livable, lovable Lathrop. Take a tour of the beautiful models and learn more about the neighborhood's 100% USDA financing* and down payment assistance to see just how easy it is to purchase a brand new, single-family residence.

"We offer important financial benefits that can move buyers closer to the new home of their dreams -- a one or two-story floorplan that comes complete with state-of-the-art materials, modern appliances, all new heating, air conditioning, plumbing and electrical systems, as well as a one-year limited builder warranty and 10-year structural warranty," said Lesley Pennington, Vice President of Sales for William Lyon Homes. "Prices from the high $100,000s, coupled with historically low interest rates, plus special financing gives buyers the financial boost they want to make this exciting decision. For those who have spent countless hours exploring foreclosure or short-sale offerings where nothing pans out, The Ranch offers solid values they never imagined. Buyers who are eager to stop guessing and start learning just how attainable homeownership can be, will be delighted to realize the numbers here make a lot of sense."

The latest phase at The Ranch is a must-see -- large lots offer a minimum of 7,000 square feet, so there is plenty of room for outdoor dining and entertaining. Move-in dates are currently slated for September, giving buyers ample time to personalize a favorite floorplan with upgrades that match their individual style and taste.

Homeowners who want to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city will enjoy a more rural setting at The Ranch. 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. For details, visit or Like the neighborhood on Facebook.

Homebuyers at The Ranch in Mossdale Landing are within close proximity to the I-5, I-205 and Highway 120, an important advantage for business commuters and leisure travelers. Six community parks, two soccer fields, four baseball diamonds and a walking trail along the San Joaquin River are popular spots for outdoor activity. During the school year, parents can conveniently walk their children to class at nearby Mossdale Elementary School.

During a visit to The Ranch's models and sales gallery, visitors are 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*. 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.

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.

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, where online guests can access updated information on William Lyon Homes' neighborhoods.

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 209-234-5757.

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.

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