Blog Category: Home Buying 101

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 ...



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. ...



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
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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. ...



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. ...



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

Posted On: March 31, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info | Videos | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New
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 ...



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. ...



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!

If you are ready and willing to buy the new home of your dreams, you may be pleasantly surprised by your ability to do so! The first-step towards owning the Florida new home of your dreams is to get pre-qualified and determine your home buying power. ...



Home Buying 101: The Secret to Home Buying Satisfaction

Posted On: February 15, 2019 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New
Home Buying 101: The Secret to Home Buying Satisfaction

The most satisfied home buyers typically have one thing in common: new construction homes. From open concept living space to home personalization to warranty protection, brand-new homes have what you’re looking for. Why settle for anything less ...



Home Buying 101: Relocating to Florida

Posted On: November 9, 2018 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
Home Buying 101: Relocating to Florida

Relocating to a new city or state can be quite the undertaking, but it’s also a time of great excitement and anticipation. Many factors may have led to your decision to move to Florida, from a job transfer or desire for lifestyle change to wanting to be closer to your family. Florida is an amazing ...