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Published: Friday, 1/7/2011

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Buy a brand new home from the area's top builder for $10,000 below market value if you act now – and get a 15-year tax abatement to boot!  Stop by today to see all that you can get in Toledo's newest 55+ neighborhood. Buy a brand new home from the area's top builder for $10,000 below market value if you act now – and get a 15-year tax abatement to boot! Stop by today to see all that you can get in Toledo's newest 55+ neighborhood.
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The HBA's 2010 Builder of the Year, James Moline, typically builds homes that start around $300,000. They are quality homes, with extra touches that make them worth every penny. With many years of experience, he has perfected the art of home building, and has been recognized by his peers for his commitment to excellence.

So, when he announces a new development of villa homes priced at just $119,900, what can you expect to receive?

Quality homes, with extra touches that make them worth every penny. And for buyers who act before the end of January, a $10,000 discount brings the price down to $109,900. On top of that, the City of Toledo is offering a 15-year tax abatement that can save a homeowner as much as $30,000 over the life of the abatement.

The neighborhood, Brooklynn Park, is now under development. Located off Dorr Street just west of Holland-Sylvania Road, it will feature a community center for its residents, landscaped common areas, and two picturesque ponds. It is close to shopping, dining, and entertainment, and has easy access to expressways.

The neighborhood has been specifically designed for adults aged 55 and older. The homes are handicapped accessible, with no stairs anywhere in the homes and grab bars in the bathrooms, as well as wide doorways for easy wheelchair access. A low monthly homeowners' association fee covers trash pickup and maintenance of common areas, as well as lawn care and snow removal – you won't ever have to concern yourself with these chores again!

A community center will be built here as well. At more than 2,000 square feet, it will have a full kitchen and plenty of room for socializing and entertainment. Large open spaces, two attractive ponds and wooded areas encourage walking throughout the neighborhood.

Each home interior will be completely customized to the owner's taste. A covered porch welcomes guests. Inside, ceilings rise nine feet and are topped by white crown molding. The living room is generously sized, and is open to the dinette. To the right is a bedroom with a ceiling fan and a double closet. A coat closet and full bath are nearby.

Down a short hall is the master suite, also with a ceiling fan. A linen closet and a full bath with a shower/tub combination are highlights of this suite. Space for your washer and dryer is close to both bedrooms.

The dinette leads directly to the kitchen, and is served by a snack bar that is easily reached by both. A pantry off the dinette offers additional storage.

The kitchen is quite efficient, and with a choice of maple cabinets in a variety of finishes, as well as 20 available countertop colors, can assume the look you like best. A microwave, dishwasher and oven in your choice of white or black are included.

A door leads from the kitchen to the enclosed screen porch. For just $6,500, Moline Builders will turn this space into an attractive, four-season sunroom for added living space.

An attached garage with storage is just off the dinette.

Standard features in Brooklynn Park homes include a Carrier Heat Pump and Carrier indoor Fan Coil, a 40 gallon hot water tank, steel entry doors, six-panel interior doors, a poured concrete driveway and sidewalks, and a concrete patio off the screened porch. Premium Nu Wool insulation provides an effective fireproof and soundproof barrier between homes.

James Moline Builders are known for their energy efficient construction – in fact, they have been an Energy Star partner since 2002, and are committed to 100% Energy Star homes. Each of the homes in Brooklynn Park will feature Owens Corning 30-year architectural shingles, royal Crest siding, and Anderson Windows. The estimated heating cost is just $701 per year, and the cooling cost is estimated to be $107 annually.

Ground will be broken at Brooklynn Park beginning March 1. Three homes have already been sold in this new neighborhood; a total of 94 homes will make up Brooklynn Park. Financing is available through Waterford Bank, or you may use your own lender.

The homes at Brooklynn Park are offered at $119,900, but will be offered through January 31 to the next nine homebuyers who sign a contract to build here at just $109,900 – a $10,000 savings! A 15-year tax abatement is also offered through the City of Toledo. For more information about Brooklynn Park, visit Realtor Kevin Warren at the building trailer on Door Street just west of Holland-Sylvania Road. It will be open today from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., and tomorrow and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., or by appointment by calling 419-320-2253. You may also visit Ginger Windnagle during the same hours at the Danberry Company office at 3242 Executive Parkway, or call her at 419-787-8196. Information on financing through Waterford Bank will be available at both locations.

Features

2 Bedrooms

2 Baths

Handicapped Accessible

55+ Community

Interiors Completely Customized To Your Taste



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