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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 ...

Home Buying 101: Home Affordability Better Now than 1985-2000

Posted On: July 12, 2018 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
Home Buying 101: Home Affordability Better Now than 1985-2000

According to a recent report from Zillow, homes are more affordable today than they were back in 1985 to 2000. In addition, homes are more affordable now than they were at the peak of the housing bubble in 2006! ...

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

The Best Cities for First-Time Home Buyers

Posted On: July 19, 2017 | Categories: News | General Info
By Dillon PericinShopping for your first home? Two of the top five best markets in the nation for first-time home buyers are in central Florida.Defined by a balance of affordable home prices, low competition and strong growth potential, both Tampa and Orlando offer ideal real estate market

Florida Markets Among the Best Places to Buy a Home

Posted On: May 8, 2017 | Categories: News | General Info
By Jennifer Riner Top 10 Buyers' and Sellers' Markets - Click for the full-size chart!Whether you're a first-time home buyer or seasoned real estate investor, buying a home can be a challenging process in competitive markets across the nation. In competitive markets with low inventory, bidding wars

Is It Better to Rent or Buy in Tampa in 2016?

Posted On: May 20, 2016 | Categories: Communities | News | General Info
By Jennifer Riner Which is more advantageous - Renting or buying a home in Tampa? Click to view the full-size chart.Last year, Zillow ranked Tampa the seventh best buyer’s market in the nation, with a median home value of $149,500. Today, home values in Tampa are at $156,000, a 10.7 percent increase

Buying Still More Affordable than Renting in Florida

Posted On: September 29, 2015 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
When it comes to deciding whether it’s better to rent or buy a home in Florida, there are multiple considerations to make. However, on the financial side, recent research shows that buying a home is still more affordable than renting - even for the Millennial generation.According to the Bloomberg

The Financial Questions of Buying or Renting in Tampa

Posted On: May 28, 2015 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
Deciding whether to buy or rent can be a tough decision, no matter where you live. In most cases, it boils down to your financial preparedness, the length of time you plan to stay in one location and the health of the real estate market.If your credit score is decent, you have savings, the market

Which is Cheaper - Renting or Buying a Home in Florida?

Posted On: April 24, 2015 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
To rent or to buy? That is the question many renters are asking. While the answer to this question depends on a variety of factors, for Florida residents who wish to save money, buying is the answer!Earlier this month, the Real Estate experts at Zillow released their latest Breakeven Horizon report.

Renting or Buying a Florida Home — What’s Cheaper?

Posted On: July 17, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News | Home Buying 101
Oftentimes, people have a misconception that they cannot afford to purchase a home, and renting is cheaper. The opposite is actually true for most areas of the US, and certainly here in Florida.On May 20, 2014, Zillow released its annual Breakeven Horizon report. By comparing the many financial