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Construction Tours at Arroyo Walk This Saturday October 1st!

September 29th, 2016

October 1st from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm you will be able to meet with our sales team and have them give you a tour of our homes under construction!

Closed toed shoes and appointments are required. For safety reasons children under the age of 5 will not be able to tour the homes.

Arroyo Walk offers up to 4 bedrooms, 4 baths and up to approximately 1,886 square feet and is the perfect place to call home.

Please call 562-370-9512 to schedule an appointment today.

 

Aldea Walk Community Spotlight

September 27th, 2016

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Looking for a new home to get a fresh start on life? Look no farther than Aldea Walk, located in the blossoming city of Buena Park, California. Located within easy access to the best dining, entertainment, and employment opportunities that Buena Park has to offer, Aldea Walk is perfect for anyone starting the next exciting chapter in life.

The unique two- and three-story floor plans of Aldea Walk homes are very spacious, making them perfect for growing a family or embarking on a new adventure. The versatility of an Aldea Walk home allows it to adapt to any lifestyle and change with your needs.

Aldea Walk’s proximity to many major employment centers is one reason why so many people love living in the community. By living in Aldea Walk, you can minimize your commute and spend less time on the road, and more time with your family. The City of Buena Park is lively, as well, and you can always find unique entertainment, shopping, and dining within a few minutes’ drive of Aldea Walk.

What makes Aldea Walk so refreshingly unique, however, is that the community allows you to live a modern, urban life without giving up the comforts of home. The word “Aldea” comes from the Spanish word for small village. The community truly does live up to its name, as the atmosphere in Aldea Walk is like a small town perched in the midst of the much larger Buena Park. In Aldea Walk, you really can have the best of both worlds: access to everything that urban life can offer alongside of the warmth of a small town.

Aldea Walk has just released its final phase this August, and homes are going fast. If you’re interested in moving to Aldea Walk, now is the time to act. Schedule a tour of Aldea Walk and explore what makes it so beloved by its residents, or sign up for our interest list and let us know you’re thinking about joining this vibrant community today: http://www.aldeawalk.com/.

Autumn Nights at The Plaza Presents Post Mortem

September 22nd, 2016

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A lone wonan stands in a misty underground tunnel

Grab your deerstalker and your friends and get ready: the game is afoot this weekend in Buena Park, as Autumn Nights at the Plaza presents Post Mortem, a tribute to the great Sherlock Holmes by playwright Ken Ludwig! Fans of Doyle, as well as anyone with an appreciation for the stage, will love this unique production.

Post Mortem is a rather nontraditional tribute to Sherlock Holmes, in which the protagonist is not the detective himself, but rather an actor, William Gillette, who is widely known for playing Holmes on Broadway. The play is set in Gillette’s medieval castle on a bluff, where the cast of his “Sherlock Holmes” play is gathered, and where he learns that there is a plot against his life. Gillette, ever the method actor, assumes the Holmes persona and takes it upon himself to root out who among his guests is planning a murder. What follows is intrigue and humor that rivals Dr. Watson’s own narrations.

There are only two remaining showings of this wonderful production, this weekend September 23 and 24, both at 8pm at The Plaza at Ehlers Event Center in Buena Park. Tickets are $21 for General Admission, and there will be beverages and light refreshments available for purchase should you wish.

Autumn Nights consists annually of two parts: a theatrical performance in the beginning of the fall, and a concert approximately a month later. Be on the lookout in October for the Desperados, an Eagles cover band you won’t want to miss.

For more information on the Autumn Nights at the Plaza production of Post Mortem, visit: http://www.buenapark.com/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/5042/104?curm=9&cury=2016
Buena Park is more than just another city in Orange County. Events like these are what show Buena Park for what it truly is: a unique and cultured city where there is never a dull moment, and always an opportunity for the community to come together.

If you’re looking to move to Buena Park, you simply have to check out Aldea Walk, a welcoming community of modern townhomes that create a small town atmosphere you wouldn’t think was possible in such a big city. Check out what makes Aldea Walk so special at: http://www.aldeawalk.com/.

Arroyo Walk Spotlight

September 20th, 2016

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Nestled in the picturesque, historic city of San Gabriel, is one of Olson Homes’ newest communities: Arroyo Walk. The distinctive, modern townhomes of Arroyo Walk are within convenient access of urban life, yet the community retains the comforts of a small town atmosphere. Arroyo Walk is a serene and welcoming community unlike any other.

San Gabriel is a city known for its scenic nature, as well as its intricate and robust history. Founded on September 8th, 1771, San Gabriel is one of California’s oldest cities, predating not only California’s annexation to the United States, but the founding of the United States itself! San Gabriel has grown into one of Los Angeles County’s most vibrant cities since its founding as a Spanish Mission.
Not only does living in Arroyo Walk put all of San Gabriel at your feet, but it also allows you to retain a healthy connection to the natural world. If you are ever feeling overwhelmed by busy urban life, take a day trip to the San Gabriel mountains, unplug the family with a picnic at the Santa Anita Canyon, or relax in the Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Gardens.

The best part about Arroyo Walk, however, is that all of these beautiful and exciting features don’t just exist outside of Arroyo’s reach. Arroyo Walk is designed to incorporate all of the best features of the San Gabriel Valley into every inch of the community. From the Spanish Architectural Style townhomes hailing the city’s rich cultural history, to the emphasis on scenic natural embellishments, such as the community pocket park, living in Arroyo Walk is like living in a serene retreat.

Another way in which Arroyo Walk pays homage to the majesty of the San Gabriel valley is by respecting the environment and having as little impact as possible. Each Arroyo Walk home exceeds California’s strict energy-saving Title 24 guidelines by 15%, is painted with low VOC interior paint, and is equipped with water efficient faucets. Green living is at the heart of Arroyo Walk.

Visit us to explore the available floorplans, check out which features come standard in an Arroyo Walk home, and sign up for our interest list to be notified about new phase releases today! Visit us at: http://www.arroyowalk.com/.

Featured Home of The Week at Aldea Walk – Lot 1

September 16th, 2016

Homesite 1, Plan 1

  • 2 Story Townhome
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2.5 baths
  • 1,512 sq.ft.
  • 2 car garage
  • Gated community
  • Open floor plan
  • Private patio
  • Personalize your flooring and cabinets
  • Ready for February/March move-in
  • $540,990
New Townhomes in Buena Park are Selling Fast!
Don’t miss out on this featured home of the week! Stop by Aldea Walk today for more details. Sales office is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Yari Moré Latin Band at Mission Walk Playhouse!

September 15th, 2016

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Need plans for a family or friends Friday night out? Look no farther than the Mission Playhouse in San Gabriel, where tomorrow night you can enjoy a free concert featuring the Yari Moré Latin Band! Come on out and join this festive celebration of Mexican Independence Day!

This fun, exciting concert begins at 6:30 Friday evening. The band will be performing everything from salsa to cumbia, merengue to cha-cha, and of course the romantic bolero. Along with having performed at the House of Blues, Hollywood Bowl, and on the Jay Leno Show, among other notable venues, the Yari Moré Latin Band has worked in the past with the “Mambo King,” Tito Puente, and the “Queen of Salsa,” Celia Cruz. You don’t want to miss this free, talented performance.

This concert is the latest feature of Engage!, the Mission Playhouse’s program aimed at facilitating the engagement between San Gabriel residents and the Arts community. Past Engage! features include plays such as Toypurina and In Juliet’s Garden, along with free concerts like tomorrow night’s event.

Engage! and the Mission Playhouse is just one part of what makes the city of San Gabriel such a strong, unique community. San Gabriel, though a large city in fact, and complete with all the amenities that are characteristic of urban areas, really is a small-town at heart. San Gabriel’s rich cultural history dates back centuries, to the time of its founding in 1771.

For more information on the Yari Moré Latin Band, as well as tomorrow night’s free concert at the Mission Playhouse, visit the official Mission Playhouse website at: http://missionplayhouse.org/event/yari-more-latin-band-free-outdoor-concert.

While you’re in San Gabriel for this fun and exciting Mexican Independence Day concert, we at Olson Homes invite you to take a tour of Arroyo Walk, a bright new community of distinct, modern 3-story townhomes in San Gabriel. Arroyo Walk takes everything that is great about San Gabriel: the closeness of the community, the beautiful scenery, and the cultured atmosphere, and emphasizes it in every way, from the Spanish style architecture to the spacious, green site plan to the warm, welcoming community.

The true heart of San Gabriel can be felt in Arroyo Walk. Explore Arroyo Walk’s available floorplans, siteplan, and more at: http://www.arroyowalk.com/.

Pacific Walk Community Spotlight

September 13th, 2016

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Olson Homes is proud to offer new townhomes in the community of Pacific Walk in Westminster, California. Featuring a blend of unique charm and modern style, this desirable neighborhood offers privacy and security, a feeling of relaxation and all of the modern amenities you have come to expect from Olson Homes. Pacific Walk is a lovely new community of townhomes that is in close proximity to every place you want to be in the area.

With close access to the 405, Pacific Walk is near all of the best shopping, dining, and entertainment venues within a few minutes’ drive. All of Orange County is within your reach, and the commute to downtown LA is a breeze.  With all of this, you still can have a nice place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city in a comfortable, gated community where you can feel good about raising a family and enjoying a quality lifestyle.

All homes at Pacific Walk are built with green home building practices standard, as all homes are designed to be very energy efficient in order to meet the needs of today’s homebuyer. These townhomes all exceed the prescribed requirements of California’s title 24 by at least fifteen percent. Auto shut-off motion sensors in all of the bathrooms, water efficient faucets and toilets, tankless water heaters, dual glazed vinyl windows including low e glass, Energy Star appliances, and insulation in the exterior ceilings and walls are among the numerous energy saving features that are incorporated into the townhomes at Pacific Walk.

These townhomes provide 3 bedrooms, 2 or 2 and a half bathrooms, and up to nearly 1,800 square feet of livable space. If you are in the market currently for a new home, or if you are just checking out your options, schedule a tour of one of our model homes to see what our spacious floor plans are like up close and in person, and how they can be a good fit for your lifestyle. Call us at (562) 370-9503, stop by our Welcome Center at 6302 Maple Ave., or visit our website today for more information: .

Model Release This Saturday, September 10th

September 9th, 2016

Model Release This Saturday!

Encanto Walk will be releasing homesites 39-42 this

Saturday, September 10th

Stop in or call today to get lot specific information.

Click here to get pre-approved for the upcoming phase release. 

Dia de la Familia at Sigler Park in Westminster

September 8th, 2016

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Be sure to come out to Sigler Park this Sunday, September 11 for the annual Dia de la Familia celebration. Hosted by the City Council of Westminster, this “Day of the Family” is a great opportunity for local residents and people from surrounding communities to join in a wonderful cultural celebration among family and friends alike. The event will be held at Sigler Park, 7200 Plaza Street, Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 1:30 PM and typically lasts about five hours.

Among the festivities included will be local entertainment, authentic costumes, outstanding local food, and a classic automobile display. Many information booths will be available to all who attend.

Dia de la Familia, a generally traditional cultural themed event, is meant to be an extension of the city’s concert series from the summer and is a great way to bring many families together to enjoy a day of fun filled activities. This annual celebration has been part of this community for more than 20 years, and typically draws crowds between 500 and 1,000 people. Past events of Dia de la Familia  have featured mariachi bands, rock, folk and other local music artists, folk dancers, face painting, and lots of delicious food including vats of carnitas, churros, and over 23 dozen tamales.

All of the activities at this entire event are free and completely open to the public. For more information, you may contact the Community Services and Recreation Department of Westminster at (714) 895-2860. More info is also available on Plan a Day Out’s website:  https://www.planadayout.com/Activity/Sigler-Park-Splash-Pad/Dia-De-La-Familia-15085

When you are in Westminster celebrating this “Day of the Family,” be sure to visit Pacific Walk, one of the newer communities of homes by Olson Homes. If you have been looking for home in a thriving community with cultural diversity, modern amenities and a family friendly atmosphere, then Westminster may be the perfect place for you to establish your new home. Pacific Walk by Olson Homes features upscale modern homes set in an urban lifestyle but with all the charm of a quiet friendly neighborhood. For floor plan options, available amenities, or to find out about current availability of the homes at Pacific Walk, visit our website at: http://pacificwalktownhomes.com/.

Patriot Day Ceremony in Monterey Park

September 6th, 2016

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Fifteen years ago, we as a nation suffered a great loss. As the twin towers fell in New York City, hearts across the country, indeed all over the world, were shattered, and many suffered an even more personal loss as loved ones were suddenly torn from their lives. Join with the City of Monterey Park this Sunday in memorial of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

The ceremony will be held in front of City Hall, by the veterans and war memorials, on Sunday morning at 8:30, and will feature the national anthem, guest speakers, and members of the American Legion Post 397. A moment of silence will be observed after the ringing of the bell to honor those who were lost.
This ceremony and others like it are so important because they form strong bonds, as citizens gather together in solidarity to recover from tragedy and memorialize those who were lost. This ceremony truly shows the warmth and love that is at the very heart of Monterey Park.

The city of Monterey Park is a caring community of close-knit neighbors that you can always count on to be there when times get tough. When tragedy strikes, having a strong community to fall back on and mourn with provides not only comfort, but a sense of security as well. The long, rich history of Monterey Park provides a firm foundation on which the city’s culture of hospitality is built.

More information on this Monterey Park Patriot Day Ceremony is available at: http://www.montereypark.ca.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=2563&day=10&month=9&year=2016&calType=0.
Monterey Park truly is a city with a warm heart. If you’re looking to make the most out of Monterey Park, take a closer look at Encanto Walk, an Olson Homes community in the area. Encanto Walk is a picturesque collection of distinctive modern townhomes that exceed California’s Title 24 energy requirements for newly built homes by 15%. Explore Encanto Walk today: http://www.encantowalk.com/.