Homeshopping Made Easy At The (Virtual) Homefinding Center

Savvy homeshoppers looking for the quick and easy approach to finding the home of their dreams need to look no further! The Homefinding Center’s™ easy-to-navigate website found at provides all the answers to your homeshopping questions.

At this one-stop homeshopping destination, it’s easy to browse and learn about the various neighborhoods and villages, review floorplans and architectural styles, and discover the extraordinary lifestyle available on The Irvine Ranch®, including up-to-date information about schools, recreation, shopping, employment centers, and more.

“At The Homefinding Center, homeshoppers are just a ‘click of the mouse’ away from getting the information they need to conduct their home searches,” said Suzanne Maddalon, senior director of marketing and research for Irvine Community Development Company LLC, an affiliate of The Irvine Company LLC. “Finding the right home for you and your family, understanding the benefits of buying a new home, and even preparing your information to pre-qualify for a mortgage within your budget are just some of the really big questions The Homefinding Center is designed to answer. So, go on-line and visit The Homefinding Center today — it’s the most convenient approach to finding the perfect home for you.”

According to Maddalon, getting started is quick, simple and easy. The first step is to search for your dream home by its location or by its village. Interested in Woodbury or Portola Springs? Crystal Cove or Pacific Ridge? Not sure? Then just take a tour on-line to determine what village fits your lifestyle. Then, narrow your search by selecting your price range, bedroom count and desired square footage.

If questions begin to arise and you need a friendly expert to help guide the way — call one of the Homefinding Consultants at (888) 820-0721 (daily, 10 am to 5 pm), or just e-mail your questions and a response is guaranteed within 24 hours. It’s all at the Homefinding Center – where it’s all about you — and finding a homeshopping style that fits your comfort level, lifestyle, and time constraints.

“Our Homefinding Consultants are here to help you with the big homebuying questions all the way down to the most significant details,” said Maddalon. “They’ll help you determine the number of bedrooms to fit your family size, identify the village amenities, parks and schools near you, and even determine your average commute from home to job and back again.”

And then, once you’ve selected your village, you can even register on-line to receive updates about that village – with information about homes that match your selected criteria. And, you can save it all in your personalized Homefinding Center Tool Box, where your best picks are stored, where you can compare and contrast new homes for sale – viewing favorite floorplans side-by-side, and where you can even map out your visit to your preferred village.

“Finding the Right Home” is the place at the Homefinding Center to visit right before you get in the car and go home shopping. A list of questions are provided for you to ask yourself and your family as you visit your preferred village and tour the different homes that meet your needs. Once your mind is made-up and you’ve chosen the perfect brand new home in your ideal village, go back to The Homefinding Center and click on the “Mortgage Calculator” where you’ll begin to determine the monthly payment of your new home — and begin making plans for your big move.

“It really couldn’t be more convenient — as convenient as it is living on The Irvine Ranch, where everything is close by, within reach, and easy to access,” said Maddalon. “Today, this evening, at home or at work, go to The Homefinding Center — and get started on your home search.”

Information is currently available on The Homefinding Center site about homes selling in the following villages located on The Irvine Ranch®:

Portola Springs® invites homebuyers to be close to nature yet within easy reach of all the city advantages. This village is planned with 20 miles of hiking and bicycling trails, 18 neighborhood parks and a 25-acre community park.

Sales are underway in 10 neighborhoods within the first two of Portola Springs’ five planned residential enclaves. The attached and detached homes are sized from approximately 975 to 4,379 square feet, with prices ranging from the high $300,000s to more than $1.5 million.

Woodbury, a village of intimate residential neighborhoods interwoven with memorable parks, squares and gardens, was inspired by some of the country’s historic village-style cities. This community also boasts The Club, a resort-caliber, residents only recreation center highlighted by several pools, basketball and tennis courts, a Great Lawn for outdoor events, two multi-purpose buildings for private parties, and more.

Woodbury’s attached and detached homes are sized from approximately 1,031 to 3,648 square feet, with prices ranging from the low $500,000s to more than $1.2 million.

Furthermore, the new village of Woodbury East debuted this summer with the unveiling of the five fully furnished model homes of Celadon, by John Laing Homes. This spirited neighborhood is an innovative and dynamic townhome collection, with home interiors ranging from approximately 1,594 to 1,782 square feet. Envisioned with approximately 617 homes, Woodbury East offers an intimate village atmosphere in an ultra-convenient, heart-of-Irvine location. Celadon prices start from the mid $500,000s.

Northpark Square offers detached homes at Campanile, the final neighborhood to be built in this well-established village. Ranging from approximately 1,949 to 2,460 square feet, the homes are priced from the high $800,000s.

For those who dream of the ultimate upscale lifestyle along the Newport Coast®, Crystal Cove offers a seaside sanctuary only steps from the sand.

Nestled amid the coastal hills that rise above Pacific Coast Highway between Corona del Mar and Laguna Beach, Crystal Cove offers magnificent residences for sale at SeaPoint by Laing Luxury Homes and stunning estate-homes at The Tides by Standard Pacific Homes and SeaCrest, also by Laing Luxury Homes.

Additionally, Crystal Cove offers limited-edition custom homesites on which buyers and their architect/builder teams can express their own personal visions of home. The much anticipated upper custom homesites, the final section of the custom lots within Crystal Cove, were recently released. Homesites are sized, depending on availability, from approximately 15,000 to more than 32,000 square feet. For pricing information, please call (949) 720-COVE.

Homeshoppers can learn more about all the new homes and custom homesites currently available in Irvine by visiting The Homefinding Center at or by contacting a new home consultant at (888) 820-0721.