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Home Buying 101: Florida Down Payment Assistance Programs

Posted On: October 4, 2018 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
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 “need쳌 to put a large sum of money down is a common

Happy National Mortgage Professional Month!

Posted On: September 1, 2017 | Categories: News | General Info
The month of September is dedicated to the mortgage professionals who strive to help individuals and families achieve their dream of homeownership. As a Florida homebuilder dedicated to providing you with the best home buying experience possible, we work closely with a network of quality preferred

Why I Built My New Florida Home with Highland Homes

Posted On: April 18, 2017 | Categories: News | General Info | Why Buy New | The Experience of Building My Highland Home
Building your new home from the ground up is a rewarding experience — especially if you’re working with a Florida home builder who makes your experience memorable, exciting, and fun. Why are our homeowners always smiling? Because it feels good to work with people who truly care about you and your

Home Buying 101 — How Much Do I Really Need for a Down Payment?

Posted On: April 7, 2017 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101

People often have misconceptions about how much is truly needed to own their new home. Here are some facts - You can own with as little as ...



Home Buying 101: Florida’s Low Interest Rates Mean It’s Time to Buy

Posted On: February 22, 2016 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
Have you heard about the Federal Reserve’s recent decision to raise short-term interest rates? You may be wondering what this means for mortgage rates and if now is the right time to buy a home. If you’ve been on the fence or unsure about the financial impact of buying a new home, we have good

Now Selling New Homes in Popular North Lakeland

Posted On: October 13, 2015 | Categories: Communities | News
Following the success of our wildly popular Saratoga community, which sold out just months after opening late last year, we are excited to announce our latest community of new homes in north Lakeland which is sure to be just as sought after. Glennwood Terrace, a brand-new community of North Lakeland

Homeownership is More Affordable, and Beneficial, than You May Think

Posted On: June 19, 2015 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
Benefits of home ownership include personalizing your space to your style.When deciding between buying a new home and renting, many factors come into play. You may have financial questions about buying a home such as, “Is now a good time to buy?쳌 and “Will buying or renting be more affordable?쳌 You

Home Buying 101: Mortgage Down Payment

Posted On: April 15, 2015 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
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

Don’t Let the Fear of a Down Payment Keep You from the American Dream

Posted On: June 26, 2014 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
As the housing market reaches “normal쳌 more home buyers have a growing confidence in homeownership and according to a recent Trulia survey, 74 percent of Americans said that homeownership is part of achieving their personal American Dream.This is a testament to the improving housing market, as this

Home Buying Misconceptions 101: Down Payments

Posted On: May 28, 2014 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
For first-time home buyers, one of the greatest challenges is saving up for a down payment. In fact, that fear of saving money while paying back student loans and entering the workforce can keep many would-be home buyers from purchasing a home. At Highland Homes, we want to shut down the