Willow II by Highland Homes
Willow II by Highland Homes
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Willow II by Highland Homes
Willow II by Highland Homes
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Willow II by Highland Homes
Willow II by Highland Homes
Luxurious master bath by Highland Homes
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  1. Home Buying 101: Today’s Mortgage Rates and What They Mean for You

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    Affording the Florida new home of your dreams is about more than just the price. Mortgage interest rates play a significant role in determining your mortgage payment, which directly affects not only your qualification but your pocketbook every month! You may have heard interest rates are on the rise. While it is true rates are Read more…

  2. Home Buying 101: Florida Down Payment Assistance Programs

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    Becoming a homeowner is the quintessential American dream. Yet, many Florida first-time home buyers we speak with tell us they are holding off on achieving their dream because of concerns about making a down payment. First and foremost, the “need” to put a large sum of money down is a common misconception. There are mortgage Read more…

  3. Auburndale New Homes for Multigenerational Households

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    Are your college-aged or older children contemplating living at home for the first few years of adulthood? Do you have aging parents that need daily care? These are things many of today’s families have to think about, and new home builders are designing home plans to make these changing family dynamics work. Pew Research Center Read more…

  4. Summer Utility Savings for Your Florida Home

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    As the temperatures rise outside, so can the cost of your utility bills. Your home’s HVAC system has to work harder to maintain a comfortable temperature in the Florida heat and your water bill increases as you preserve your plants and lawn. But your bills don’t have to rise as quickly as the humidity outside! Read more…

  5. How to Prepare Your Home and Family for Florida’s Hurricane Season

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    Hurricane season is officially upon us, meaning if you’re not storm-ready, now is the time to get prepared! Most Florida homeowners, especially those who experienced Hurricane Irma’s effects last year, are well aware of how important it is to be prepared. However, if you’re new to our state, a first-time homeowner, or just in need Read more…

  6. Spring Cleaning and Home Maintenance Tips

    Owning your dream home in Florida is an exciting achievement. If this is your first spring in your new home, congratulations! We hope you are enjoying your home, settling into your new space, and appreciating the longer days by spending evenings in your yard or outdoor living areas. Spring is the traditional season to throw Read more…

  7. 5 Simple Steps to Owning a Home in Tampa Bay

    Renting is becoming much more expensive in Tampa Bay. According to RENTCafe’s February 2018 Apartment Market Report, renters across Tampa Bay saw year-over-year rent increases much higher than the 2.7 percent national average. Lakeland renters are paying 6.4 percent more, Tampa rent increased 5.2 percent, rent in Brandon went up 5.6 percent, and average rent Read more…

  8. Two Central Florida Cities Ranked Best for First-Time Buyers

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    Searching for your first home in Florida? Then start your search in Tampa or Orlando, two of the top markets for first-time buyers in the US! And to make things even better, these are two great cities where you’ll find Highland Homes neighborhoods offering spacious, comfortable homes for nearly every budget. According to Zillow, the Read more…

  9. Home Buying 101: Preparing to Buy a Home in Florida

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    By Cindy Tolster Making the decision to buy a home in Florida is exciting and means starting a new chapter in life. And, preparing to take on a mortgage requires thought, preparation and a good team of professionals around you to help the process along. As a loan officer, I work with prospective home buyers Read more…

  10. Home Buying 101: Tax Benefits of Owning a Home

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    There are many benefits to owning a new home in Florida ranging from the pride of ownership, to safety and comfort, and increased net worth. During this time of year, another benefit on many people’s minds relates to taxes. There are an array of home ownership tax deductions available that add up to big tax Read more…