Blog Category: The Experience of Building My Highland Home

Why I Built My New Florida Home with Highland Homes

Posted On: April 18, 2017 | Categories: News | General Info | Why Buy New | The Experience of Building My Highland Home
Building your new home from the ground up is a rewarding experience — especially if you’re working with a Florida home builder who makes your experience memorable, exciting, and fun. Why are our homeowners always smiling? Because it feels good to work with people who truly care about you and your

Moving Into My New Highland Home

Posted On: November 25, 2014 | Categories: The Experience of Building My Highland Home
Thanks for stopping by to read my final blog posting; it’s been so much fun to share my home building experience with you.Since my last post, the final construction details were put in place and we were able to conduct the first walkthrough with our Highland Homes personal builder. During this walk

Finishing Up the Construction of My Highland Home

Posted On: October 10, 2014 | Categories: Design and Decorating | The Experience of Building My Highland Home
Welcome back! This will be my final blog during the construction stage! My house has undergone a lot of changes since our last posting and is now almost complete.In my floor plan the kitchen is the center of the home. Since it is so visible, that was one of our biggest hot button areas that we

Drywall is Now Installed in My Highland Home

Posted On: September 5, 2014 | Categories: The Experience of Building My Highland Home
Happy September! It is a very happy time for me because my new home is now in the drywall stage of home construction, which means we are about 75 percent complete!The drywall has been installed, sanded, and the knockdown wall and ceiling texture applied. Once the drywall and textured finish had time

Raising the Roof and Framing the Walls of my Highland Home

Posted On: August 13, 2014 | Categories: The Experience of Building My Highland Home
My-oh-my have things moved along in my new home! At the time of my last post, I had exterior walls up and a giant open space–now, there is a roof and interior walls are framed! This is when the building process really takes off as there is so much that goes inside the walls of a home.To back track a

Constructing the Walls of My Highland Home

Posted On: July 18, 2014 | Categories: News | Design and Decorating | The Experience of Building My Highland Home
Foundation and Exterior Block WallsWelcome back! Things have certainly moved along with my new home since the last post. We now have a foundation and exterior walls!You can't see it in the pictures, but about every 6-8 feet along the walls, and in every corner, there is piece of rebar that is

Building the Foundation of My Highland Home

Posted On: June 12, 2014 | Categories: News | The Experience of Building My Highland Home
Hi there! Thanks for coming back to read the next installment of my homebuilding experience.To bring you up to speed, the builder received the building permits for my home about a week ago. Then he was able to ‘scrape’ my lot. Scraping the lot is basically clearing the lot of vegetation, and the

First Step of Construction of My Highland Home

Posted On: May 19, 2014 | Categories: News | The Experience of Building My Highland Home
Welcome back again! Quick update for you - Some exciting things have been happening since my last blog post. My house was released to start construction!What does that mean, you ask? Well, it means that the lender has supplied the builder with all the necessary loan approvals so they can start

One Step Closer to Construction: Customizing my Dream Home with Highland Homes

Posted On: May 8, 2014 | Categories: News | The Experience of Building My Highland Home
Thanks for reading the second installment of my home building experience!  Since I left off, the lender has everything back that they requested and the appraisal was completed on my home.  Highland Homes is really close to releasing my house to start building!I mentioned in my last post that I

Building my Dream Home with Highland Homes

Posted On: April 17, 2014 | Categories: News | The Experience of Building My Highland Home
Hi, my name is Ken, and I will be taking you along on a journey, well my journey, into building my home with Highland Homes! There are so many builders out there, and you have to really make sure that you are building with the right home builder. I ultimately decided to build with Highland because I