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Homeownership Up Among People Under 35

Posted On: August 10, 2019 | Categories: Communities | News | Communities>Boyette Fields | Communities>Gramercy Farms | Communities>Tuscany Bay | Communities>Casara
Homeownership Up Among People Under 35

Who’s buying homes in the second quarter of 2019? According to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the real estate experts at Zillow, homeownership rates are up for U.S. and Florida home buyers under the age of 35! Homeownership rates for buyers under age 35 increased to 36.4% nationwide in the second quarter ...

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 ...

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

5 Simple Steps to Owning a Home in Tampa Bay

Posted On: April 30, 2018 | Categories: News | General Info
Renting is becoming much more expensive in Tampa Bay.According to RENTCafe’s February 2018 Apartment Market Report, renters across Tampa Bay saw year-over-year rent increases much higher than the 2.7 percent national average. Lakeland renters are paying 6.4 percent more, Tampa rent increased 5.2

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

Home Buying 101: Tax Benefits of Owning a Home

Posted On: January 30, 2018 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
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

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