Highland Homes Celebrates Growth with Two Grand Opening Events

Venetian at Bay ParkAt Highland Homes, we’ve seen a lot of growth recently. In 2014, we had our best year since 2007 and were honored to help over 375 people achieve their dream of homeownership and be recognized on two top homebuilder lists. Buyers love our affordably priced homes designed for today’s lifestyle and prime Central Florida community locations. So, to meet the needs of Florida homebuyers, we’ve opened two new communities, and we want you to come out and celebrate with us.

On Saturday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 21 from 1 to 5 p.m., you are invited to attend our Grand Opening Celebrations at Venetian at Bay Park in Ruskin, Florida and Deer Creek in St. Cloud, Florida. Both grand opening events will offer the chance to win amazing raffle prizes valued at up to $100, gifts, delicious food and drink and the chance to tour beautiful new model homes. Plus, discover your home buying power with a complimentary mortgage pre-qualification from our preferred lending partners, Compass Mortgage, LLC and Home Solution Lenders, Inc. (more…)

Get More of What You Want During Our ‘Live My Dream’ New Home Sales Event

Florida new homes eventAt Highland Homes, it’s easy to find the perfect dream home to meet your style, needs and budget. We offer Florida new homes designed for today’s lifestyle with popular features including built-in storage, Mohawk stain-resistant carpeting, open layout homes, tiled showers and outdoor living spaces. And, throughout the month of June you’ll receive even more of the features and finishes you want with our ‘Live My Dream’ New Home Sales Event.

Now through June 30, home buyers will receive a FREE Star Features package valued up to $14,951! The ‘Live My Dream’ Star Features package is full of products that build style while making your new home more energy efficient and easy to maintain including: (more…)

Cost Savings of Buying A New Home

HH Cost Savings of Buying a New Home
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If you’re preparing yourself for homeownership, you should plan the cost of maintenance and utilities into your budget. These costs can vary depending on the type of home; a newer home costs less to maintain and operate than an older home, as well as not requiring costly renovations needed to personalize and update an older home. (more…)

The Financial Questions of Buying or Renting in Tampa

Silverado Ranch TampaDeciding whether to buy or rent can be a tough decision, no matter where you live. In most cases, it boils down to your financial preparedness, the length of time you plan to stay in one location and the health of the real estate market.

If your credit score is decent, you have savings, the market has inventory within your budget and you plan to stay longer than the breakeven horizon, then buying is likely the best option. If not, consider renting. For a detailed breakdown of costs, review the buying and renting options in Tampa. (more…)

Home Buying 101: 9 Tips for Buying Your First Home

Interior shot of kitchenBuying your first home may seem daunting. From understanding what you can afford, to finding the right home, to knowing what to expect after you sign a contract, there are many questions you may be asking yourself as you consider purchasing. But, becoming a homeowner does not have to be a stressful experience – it should be fun! Educating yourself and planning will give you more confidence in your home buying experience. Just because it may be the largest purchase you’ve made, doesn’t mean it has to be the most difficult. (more…)

New Townhome Community Coming Soon to Trendy Tampa Bay Location

Santa Fe Coming SoonHighland Homes is excited to introduce Santa Fe at Westbrooke, a brand new community of townhomes for sale in Wesley Chapel, Florida. These beautiful new townhomes are within a short drive of the best local shopping, golf, dining and entertainment attractions in the Tampa Bay area, and offer affordable prices from the mid-$100’s. (more…)

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…)