It’s no secret that it is a buyers market when it comes to purchasing a homes. This means you will find great deals for spectacular homes, including homes built by Highland Homes.

Highland Homes builds beautiful new homes across central Florida, from Tampa to Lakeland, this home builder believes in giving first time buyers affordable entry level homes. However, even with the great deals Highland Homes provides, sometimes it still isn’t enough.

Luckily, Highland Home homebuyers can utilize the amazing federal government tax credit. This tax credit is only for firs time homebuyers, so someone buying their first Florida new home built by Highland Homes would definitely qualify. According to the Federal Housing Tax Credit website, a first home buyer is someone who has not owned a principle residence three years prior to the home purchase. You might wonder how much the tax credit is worth? Well, it depends.  The credit is equal to 10 percent of the home’s purchase price, $8,000 being the maximum amount.

So when you decide you want to buy your first home in a master planned community, don’t forget about the federal housing tax credit. After all, a beautiful Highland Home is made even better with a few thousand dollars more in your bank account.