Highland Homes Ranks on Two of Nation’s Top Homebuilder Lists

Highland HomesHighland Homes is thrilled to announce our recent recognitions in Professional Builder’s “Housing Giants” and BUILDER Magazine’s “Builder 100/Next 100,” two of the most prestigious lists for U.S. homebuilders. Our rank on the Housing Giants list jumped to 154 (from 187 last year), while our place on the Builder Magazine Next 100 list jumped to 102 (up from 113). As a local, family-owned home building company who builds in eight Florida counties, we are proud to be recognized and ranked against large corporations who build throughout the country. (more…)

Deer Creek Offers Tranquil Living with Easy Commute to Orlando

homes in Osceola CountyWhen it comes to searching for your new home in the Orlando area, there are lots of reasons to fall in love with living at Deer Creek in St. Cloud, Florida.  Located just minutes away from the Florida Turnpike, this community offers easy access to the city of Orlando and the exciting theme parks and cultural destinations it has to offer, while providing the peace and serenity of small town living. (more…)

Highland Homes Offers New Homes in Popular Florida Cities

Highland Homes FloridaFlorida’s population has experienced a huge growth in the past year, and with all the Sunshine State has to offer, it’s easy to see why! From award-winning golf courses, tranquil lakes, and white sand beaches to exciting attractions like Walt Disney World and Universal Studios, our state really has it all! (more…)

Which is Cheaper – Renting or Buying a Home in Florida?

Highland Homes HomeownersTo rent or to buy? That is the question many renters are asking. While the answer to this question depends on a variety of factors, for Florida residents who wish to save money, buying is the answer!

Earlier this month, the Real Estate experts at Zillow released their latest Breakeven Horizon report. (more…)

Affordable Homes in Desirable Manatee County Location

Palmetto Estates Hawthorne Are you looking for a new home near famed Florida beaches, highly-regarded schools, parks and outdoor activities, and with easy access to the cities of Bradenton and St. Petersburg? Then, we would like to introduce you to Palmetto Estates in Palmetto, Florida. (more…)

14 Steps to Owning a New Construction Home

14 Steps to Owning a New HomeJust like shopping for a car, when shopping for a home you have two options – new or used. We’ve written articles in the past about the benefits of a new home compared to a used (resale) home, which include modern design and savings on maintenance, renovations and energy bills, to name a few.

But, what is the process to purchase a new construction home? Here are 14 simple steps to lead you down the path of owning a new construction home. (more…)

Home Buying 101: Mortgage Down Payment

Just $99 can move you into one of our new  Florida homes!
Just $99 can move you into one of our new Florida homes!

How much do you think you need for a down payment on a home? 20 percent? 5 percent? Perhaps 3.5 percent?

What if I told you that you need just $99 down to purchase a new home in Florida? Here at Highland Homes, we’ve helped more than 6,000 people like you achieve their dreams of homeownership. (more…)

Highland Homes’ Berkley Reserve Is Coming To Auburndale This Spring

Polk County HomesWe are pleased to introduce Berkley Reserve, a new home community nestled among Central Florida’s farms and groves, yet convenient to everything you need and the attractions you enjoy. Construction will begin in the late spring, with VIP List members getting a first look at home plans and home sites in the coming weeks. (more…)

Highland Homes Now Accepting Presales in Lakeland’s Highlands Creek II

Now Selling Lady Lake Homes at Stonewood ManorHighland Homes is pleased to announce our newest community, Highlands Creek II, located in Lakeland’s exclusive Highlands area. With homes priced from the $210,000s, Highlands Creek II will welcome you home to open, airy interiors; beauty inside and out; and a convenient South Lakeland location.  (more…)

New Developments in Lakeland and Winter Haven

Legoland expands in Winter Haven
Legoland Florida is one of several companies expanding in Winter Haven.

Among the numerous new home community locations offered by Highland Homes, Lakeland and Winter Haven are two of the most favorable settings for both residents and business owners. These cities are home to some of Florida’s fastest growing businesses, best attractions, dining options, entertainment and thriving local economies. Whether you’re looking to establish a new home or grow your business, Lakeland and Winter Haven provide financial stability within Florida’s beautiful natural surroundings. (more…)