Blog Category: General Info

The Flexibility of a Multigenerational Home

Posted On: October 23, 2020 | Categories: Communities | General Info
The Flexibility of a Multigenerational Home

A multigenerational home or multi-gen home is a home with at least two generations living under one roof, with each generation has their own private space, allowing for comfort and convenience.   ...



Home Buying 101: What is a CDD?

Posted On: October 13, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
What is a CDD and what are CDD fees?>

If you are considering buying a new home in Florida, you may have heard a reference to CDD fees - And, you may be wondering just what are CDD fees? In this Home Buying 101 blog, we explain everything you need to know about CDDs ...



What is the Right Kind of Lighting for Your Home?

Posted On: September 24, 2020 | Categories: General Info | Design and Decorating
Chandelier available at the Highland Homes design center>

Lighting is so important in a room, both to provide illumination and bring design into your home. We talked to Stacey Antonakos-Perez, Highland Homes’ Design Center Manager and lead model decorator, to learn about how to pick the right lighting for your home in Florida. ...



Home Buying 101: Types of Home Loans

Posted On: September 14, 2020 | Categories: General Info | Home Buying 101
Learn about type of home loans in Florida>

Generally speaking, there are two overarching categories or types of home loans – conventional loans and government-backed mortgages including FHA, VA, and USDA loans. Each has different advantages and qualification requirements, and our preferred lenders can help you determine the right type of home loan for your needs. ...



How to Introduce Your New Dog or Cat to Their New Home

Posted On: August 21, 2020 | Categories: Communities | General Info
A black and white dog sits to the right of a white and orange cat. The dog is stares ahead while the cat is staring at the dog. >

Research is done! Rescue centers and pet shops visits are complete! Five-minute online personality match quizzes were completed. You’re informed as to which breed of dog or cat would be the best one for your personality and lifestyle. Now you’re ready to bring your new furry companion home - are a few things you can do to prepare for their arrival. ...



Keeping Cool in Your Backyard Pool

Posted On: July 21, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info | Why Buy New | Design and Decorating
Florida home with a private pool>

From design selections to maintenance, there is plenty to think about when it comes to including or adding a pool to your new home in Florida, and a little research helps simplify your decisions. ...



Now Selling: New Homes in St. Cloud, FL at Siena Reserve

Posted On: July 16, 2020 | Categories: Communities | News | General Info | Communities>Siena Reserve
New construction homes in St. Cloud, FL are available now at Siena Reserve>

Your search for the perfect new home community in St. Cloud, FL ends here, at Siena Reserve! Located in the coveted Narcoossee area, Siena Reserve offers a laid-back lifestyle with resort-style amenities in a convenient location near all that St. Cloud, Lake Nona, and Downtown Orlando have to offer. ...



Home Buying 101: Today’s Mortgage Interest Rates

Posted On: July 8, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
today's mortgage rates>

A lower interest rate means a lower monthly mortgage payment, or the ability to afford more home, and mortgage interest rates hit an all-time record low heading into the July Fourth weekend. ...



Home Buying 101: What Credit Score Do You Need to Buy a Home in Florida?

Posted On: June 24, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
credit score>

Are you considering buying a new home in Florida and not sure if you have the credit score required? Get the scoop on credit score basics, the score you need to buy a home, and the benefits of getting pre-qualified before you start shopping for your new home. ...



7 DIY Florida Landscaping Tips

Posted On: June 19, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info | Design and Decorating
Florida landscaping>

Having your own yard and outdoor living space is one of the many benefits of homeownership. Yard maintenance doesn’t have to take up all your time or empty your wallet - Here are 7 helpful tips to plan and plant your outdoor oasis! ...