Blog Category: General Info

Hurricane Preparedness: Create Your Florida Hurricane Checklist

Posted On: June 5, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info
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Hurricane season is officially here, and Florida homeowners know it’s time to prepare their homes for a season of sun, fun and sometimes-stormy weather. Most Floridians know the precautions that need to be taken and the level of preparedness that owning a home in Florida requires during hurricane season. But, if you’re new to our state, a first-time homeowner, or just in need of a refresher so you don’t forget any important items, we’ve provided this thorough list of hurricane preparedness tips for you. ...



Home Buying 101: What is an MCC?

Posted On: June 2, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
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The Mortgage Tax Credit Certificate, or MCC, provides a federal tax credit to qualifying homebuyers. Home Solutions Lenders Inc., a Highland Homes preferred lender and Florida Housing-approved MCC lender, provides insight on just what the MCC is, who can benefit, and how to take advantage of this. ...



Spring Cleaning Tips for a Healthy, Happy Home

Posted On: April 20, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info
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The days are longer, the temperatures are higher, and the flowers are blooming. That means it is springtime! Now is the ideal time to freshen up your home in Florida and we’re here to help with a simple spring-cleaning list, full of ideas to get your space to shine. ...



Helpful Tips to Avoid Feeling Cooped Up at Home

Posted On: April 9, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info
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Got a little cabin fever? Here are some fun, relaxing and productive ways to help you avoid feeling cooped up at home. ...



New Tools to Help You Find Your Florida New Home – Virtually!

Posted On: March 31, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info | Videos | Home Buying 101
New Tools to Help You Find Your Florida New Home – Virtually!

You may be limiting activities outside of the house right now, and we are adapting to your needs with online tools to help you find, finance, and build your dream home from the privacy and comfort of your favorite sofa or chair ...



Tips for Successfully Working from a Home Office

Posted On: March 25, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info | Design and Decorating
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When you begin working from home, there may be some adjustments needed to be productive and keep a work-life balance. We have compiled a few tips to help you successfully work from home! ...



Rents are Skyrocketing! Set Your Sights on a New Home in Tampa.

Posted On: March 18, 2020 | Categories: Communities | News | General Info | Communities>Tuscany Bay | Communities>Serena Ridge
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In Florida and across the country, rent costs are climbing. If you rent in Tampa and are wondering how to cut your monthly bills, you may be pleasantly surprised to learn the cost to own a new home in Tampa can be more affordable than renting!  ...



Looking for Love? Florida is the Best State for Singles.

Posted On: March 17, 2020 | Categories: Communities | News | General Info
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Live, work, play hard, but still looking for love? Then Florida is the right choice. Our state was recently named the No. 1 state for singles in WalletHub’s Best & Worst State for Singles report! ...



Coming Soon: New Homes in Winter Haven at VillaMar

Posted On: March 11, 2020 | Categories: Communities | News | General Info | Communities>VillaMar
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Have you been looking for the ideal neighborhood to call home in Winter Haven? Introducing VillaMar, a community of new homes with amenities situated in a beautiful setting along the shores of Crystal Lake. ...



Home Buying 101: Tax Benefits for Florida Homeowners

Posted On: February 6, 2020 | Categories: General Info | Home Buying 101
Home Buying 101: Tax Benefits for Florida Homeowners

Curious about tax deductions available to you as a Florida homeowner? Good news - There are an array of tax deductions available that can add up to big savings if you itemize your 2019 federal tax return. ...