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Tampa Named Best Market for First-Time Buyers for Second Year In a Row

Posted On: April 26, 2019 | Categories: News
Tampa Named Best Market for First-Time Buyers for Second Year In a Row

Known for its beautiful Gulf Coast beaches, phenomenal restaurants and entertainment destinations, and sunny year-round weather, Tampa is undoubtedly a top place to call home. And, if you are looking for your first home, Tampa has even more to offer! In fact, Tampa is the nation’s top market for ...



Buying a New Home in Florida This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step!

Posted On: February 19, 2019 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
Buying a New Home in Florida This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step!

In many real estate markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream home outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive market where buyers often need to stand out. One way way to show that you are serious about buying your dream home is to get ...



Two Central Florida Cities Ranked Best for First-Time Buyers

Posted On: March 29, 2018 | Categories: Communities | News | Communities>Stonebridge at Chapel Creek | General Info | Communities>Gramercy Farms | Communities>Tuscany Bay
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

5 Common New Home Buying Myths Debunked

Posted On: October 3, 2016 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101

First-time homebuyers can feel intimidated by the steps needed to start owning and stop renting. Is my credit good enough? Do I make enough money? How do I even find the home I want? Read along as we put five common home-buying myths to rest. ...



Discover the 3 Most Popular Florida New Homes for First-Time Buyers

Posted On: May 10, 2016 | Categories: News | Why Buy New | Design and Decorating
Homeowners love the open living area and volume ceilings in the Oleander IIFinding a home that has everything you are looking for can be exhausting. I remember shopping for my first home - after looking at hundreds of resale homes online and dozens in person, I felt like I'd never a home that had

2015 Housing Forecast: Employment, Mini Baby Boom to Drive Millennials to Purchase

Posted On: December 29, 2014 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
For the past few years, millennials have steadily entered the world of homeownership as they have discovered that purchasing a home is cheaper than renting in most parts of the U.S. In 2015, millennials are projected to be the most active home buying demographic as employment opportunities increase

Five Reasons Why Owning a Home Beats Renting

Posted On: September 30, 2014 | Categories: General Info | Home Buying 101 | Design and Decorating
When you purchase a home, you can design the home that perfectly meets your needs, style and budget.Homeownership is the American Dream for most, but making the decision to purchase your first home can sometimes leave you overwhelmed with uncertainty. Like most decisions, there are pros and cons to

Highland Homes Plans and Pricing Appeal to Tampa Bay Millennials

Posted On: September 24, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News
The Tampa Bay housing market has rebounded and home prices have started to climb, and while that is positive for the overall economy, it can limit the options for first-time and entry-level home buyers.For many Millennials (young professionals in their 20’s and early 30’s) now entering the housing

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