Blog Category: Home Buying 101

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: Tax Benefits for Florida Homeowners

Posted On: January 30, 2019 | Categories: General Info | Home Buying 101
Home Buying 101: Tax Benefits for Florida Homeowners

Owning your own home in Florida comes with many perks, from a being haven for your family, to increasing your net worth. And this time of year, a benefit on the minds of many is how homeownership benefits your tax return. Good news - There are an array of tax deductions available to Florida homeowners that can add up to big tax saving ...



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 ...



Home Buying 101: Today’s Mortgage Rates and What They Mean for You

Posted On: October 12, 2018 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
Home Buying 101: Today’s Mortgage Rates and What They Mean for You

While it is true rates are higher than they were a year ago, current mortgage rates are still near historic lows and owning a home remains more affordable than renting. ...



Home Buying 101: Florida Down Payment Assistance Programs

Posted On: October 4, 2018 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101

A number of Florida down payment assistance programs are available to help cover your down payment and other purchase costs. Combined with the stylish, efficient, and affordable new homes built by Highland Homes in Florida, homeownership is easily within your reach! ...



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! ...



Home Buying 101: Buying and Selling Your Homes at the Same Time

Posted On: June 20, 2018 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101

If you already own a home and are getting ready to purchase a new home in Florida, chances are you are trying to juggle buying a new home and selling your current one at the same time. A key factor that can affect your buying and selling process is coordinating the timing ...



Spring Cleaning and Home Maintenance Tips

Posted On: May 25, 2018 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101

Spring is the traditional season to throw open the windows, whip out your mop, and tackle some seasonal cleaning items while the scent of spring flowers wafts through your home. Here are a few handy spring cleaning tips to get you started! ...



Home Buying 101: Understanding Closing Costs

Posted On: April 9, 2018 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
Home Buying 101: Understanding Closing Costs

Just what are closing costs, and how are they figured? ...