SOURCE: William Lyon Homes

William Lyon Homes

March 11, 2011 14:57 ET

Stop Renting and Start Owning at Venue by Award-Winning William Lyon Homes -- Where Prices Are From the Low $300,000s

PITTSBURG, CA--(Marketwire - March 11, 2011) - William Lyon Homes is making dreams come true for first-time buyers at their Venue neighborhood in Vista Del Mar. Renters cannot afford to miss this exciting opportunity, where beautifully designed detached homes at prices starting from the low $300,000s make homeownership within their reach. Do not wait another minute to tour the Venue models or click on to for more information.

"Smart consumers who are currently renting are encouraged to visit Venue and learn about the numerous advantages of buying a brand new home. For starters, there are significant tax benefits just for homeowners, you have the freedom to create your perfect living environment without having to ask permission from the landlord, and most importantly, you can spend less and get more for a quality built home within a thriving community," said Lesley Pennington, Director of Sales for William Lyon Homes. "Venue buyers with busy professional careers and social calendars will also appreciate the neighborhood's close proximity to BART and Highway 4, which provide a direct link and easy commute to the cultural and employment hubs of San Francisco and the East Bay."

"Couples and families who have considered a short-sale home should also understand there are tremendous risks and hidden costs associated with these opportunities. We want every Venue buyer to know they will have the peace of mind that comes with a one-year limited warranty and 10-year structural warranty, all new heating, plumbing, electrical and air conditioning systems, state-of-the-art construction materials, new roofing and more. When you purchase at Venue, there is no guessing about architectural quality or playing the waiting game with lenders. While a short-sale or foreclosure might seem like a cheaper deal at first, a new Venue home will ultimately cost less and offer more. The advantages are so impressive, this neighborhood is a win-win for renters who are eager to buy their first residence by a dedicated, established homebuilder who will be with them every step of the way," Pennington added.

During a visit to Venue's models and sales gallery, visitors should inquire about fixed rate FHA financing that requires only 3.5% down, as well as the advantage of VA and Conventional loan options*.

Venue presents two-story floorplans that range from approximately 2,508 to 2,515 square feet, with up to five bedrooms, three bathrooms and two-car garages. Front porches highlight the charm of the family-oriented collection.

The Pittsburg community has landscaped parks, superb recreation and a host of shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities; golfers will enjoy the rolling hills of the 18-hole Delta View Golf Course. Close to home, the city hosts numerous civic events that range from art shows to hometown parades and one of the largest marinas in Northern California is located within walking distance of Pittsburg's newly redeveloped Old Town.

The Venue neighborhood is included within the Mt. Diablo Unified School District; students will attend Delta View Elementary, Riverview Middle School and Concord High School.

A 3% Broker Referral Fee is offered at Venue. 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.

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.

To visit Venue, take Highway 4 east toward Stockton/ Pittsburg, exit on San Marco Boulevard, make a right, left onto W. Leland Road and right onto Tomales Bay Drive. The models will be on the right. From Highway 4 west toward Concord, exit on San Marco Boulevard, make a left, then left onto W. Leland Road and turn right onto Tomales Bay Drive.

The models and sales gallery are open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information on Venue, please call 888-244-8296.

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.