If you’re looking to become a Florida homeowner, you may want to consider new homes in Ocala or the North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota metropolitan area. Both were recently named two of the best regions in the nation to purchase real estate.
In a recent article, NerdWallet conducted an analysis to determine the best places for homeownership based on three main criteria. Researchers analyzed the 100 most populous metropolitan areas of the US for characteristics that would be appealing to homebuyers, namely availability, affordability and area growth. (more…)
With several of our Central Florida and Tampa Bay communities close to being sold out, home buyers must act quickly to purchase in these popular communities. With homes affordably priced from the low-$100,000s and a variety of stylish home designs available, you will not want to miss out on these Florida new homes! (more…)
Red is known as a color symbolic of love. Since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, let’s talk about ways to use red in your décor to create a romantic master suite.
Stimulating and emotionally intense, red is attention-grabbing. It represents enthusiasm, the joy of living, stimulates energy and provides a sense of protection from fears. These are all great emotions to bring out in the bedroom, although it is important to balance it out and keep it from becoming overwhelming. (more…)
“Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul.”
What do floral arrangements, celebrities, animated children’s movies and politics have in common? They are all discussed in secret, in a room void of color, where the color experts at Pantone track trends and consider its next color of the year. (more…)
When it comes to purchasing a new home in Florida, it is about so much more than the home. You also have to factor in the location and its convenience to your job and life, and the area’s local amenities. From golf courses to world-renowned attractions and sandy beaches, the Tampa Bay area has long been a hot spot for tourism, and it is also an ideal place to call “home.” (more…)
A common misconception about getting a mortgage to purchase a Florida home is that you must have perfect credit. Well, no one is perfect – and we know that! While it is true the higher your credit score the more conventional mortgage options you have, a so called “perfect” score is not required to purchase a new home with Highland Homes. In fact, our network of preferred lenders is able to qualify home buyers with FICO credit scores as low as 580! (more…)
Northern Polk County is on the cusp of a population boom! Growth and relocations to this Central Florida county have lead to an increase in overall population, and with those people looking to put a roof over their head, the local real estate industry has strengthened as well. (more…)