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5 Ways to Keep Your Florida Home Cool This Summer

Posted On: July 3, 2019 | Categories: News | General Info | Design and Decorating
5 Ways to Keep Your Florida Home Cool This Summer

It’s July and the temperatures in central Florida are soaring! We Floridians love summer days spent in the surf and sand, al fresco dining, and frosty beverages by the pool – but it’s also nice to head indoors during the hottest times of day and get a blast of cool relief from the air conditioning! ...

7 Ways to Freshen your Home for Spring

Posted On: March 20, 2019 | Categories: News | Design and Decorating
7 Ways to Freshen your Home for Spring

The winter blues are over, and today officially marks the beginning of spring!If you are ready to bring the sights and scents of spring into your Florida home, here are seven ideas to get started as you freshen up your home for springtime.1. Bring Spring Inside — Nothing says spring like beautifully ...

Transitioning from Spring to Summer Décor

Posted On: July 10, 2018 | Categories: Communities | News | Communities>Tuscany Bay | Design and Decorating
Nothing says summer in your new Florida home like incorporating a few coastal-inspired elements. Whether you’re looking to keep things cool with beachy vibes or heat things up with bold pops of color, just a few simple changes can take your soft spring décor to summer sunny in an instant. Here are

Planning Your Pool Paradise when Building a New Florida Home

Posted On: June 27, 2018 | Categories: News

Summertime afternoons in Florida can be scorchers, and what better way to cool off than in your very own swimming pool! Thanks to warm temperatures nearly year-round and consistently sunny weather, you’ll get plenty of enjoyment out of having a pool in your own backyard.Your outdoor dream oasis ...

How to Prepare Your Home and Family for Florida’s Hurricane Season

Posted On: June 22, 2018 | Categories: News | General Info
Hurricane season is officially upon us, meaning if you’re not storm-ready, now is the time to get prepared! Most Florida homeowners, especially those who experienced Hurricane Irma’s effects last year, are well aware of how important it is to be prepared. However, if you’re new to our state, a

2 Stories, Up to 6 Bedrooms, and Unlimited Reasons to Love the Wayfair

Posted On: February 13, 2018 | Categories: News | Design and Decorating
We are excited to add a new Florida home plan to the incredible repertoire of layouts available for you to choose from! The new Wayfair plan offers unlimited reasons to love it thanks to a versatile layout with space for everyone in the household. Featuring five or six bedrooms and 3,141 square feet

Home Buying 101: Tax Benefits of Owning a Home

Posted On: January 30, 2018 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
Home Buying 101: Tax Benefits of Owning a Home

There are many benefits to owning a new home in Florida ranging from the pride of ownership, to safety and comfort, and increased net worth. During this time of year, another benefit on many people’s minds relates to taxes. There are an array of home ownership tax deductions available that add up to big tax savings for homeowners ...

Out with the Old, in with the NEW!

Posted On: January 22, 2018 | Categories: Communities | Communities>Kingsland Country Estates | Communities>Highland Meadows | News | Communities>Stonebridge at Chapel Creek | Communities>Bradford Manor | Communities>Gramercy Farms | Communities>Normandy Heights
We welcomed 715 new homeowners in 2017We’re kicking off 2018 celebrating not only the new year, but also the new homeowners we were honored to help in 2017 and the future homeowners we look forward to helping in 2018!2017 wrapped as arguably Highland Homes’ most successful year in history. We were

Decorating Your New Florida Home with 2018 Color Trends

Posted On: December 20, 2017 | Categories: News | Design and Decorating
Each year, color experts and paint manufacturers name a color they feel will best represent the upcoming year. Color is more than a decoration; it influences how we feel and often how we act. Color has been proven to affect our emotions, and certain colors have even been associated with changes in

This November, We are Thankful for… Our Homeowners!

Posted On: November 15, 2017 | Categories: News | General Info
As we move toward the year’s harvest, there’s a popular trend on social media called the Gratitude Challenge. The goal of the challenge is to name something or someone that you are thankful for every day during the month. If we were to take this challenge, it would take us nearly twenty years to