Blog Category: Why Buy New

Is it More Affordable to Rent or Own a Home in Riverview?

Posted On: March 6, 2019 | Categories: Communities | News | Communities>Boyette Fields | Why Buy New
Is it More Affordable to Rent or Own a Home in Riverview?

The cost of renting in Tampa Bay is on the rise, and Riverview has the (dubious) honor of the highest average cost of rent in this metropolitan area. In fact, the cost of renting a home in Riverview rose by 8.4% in 2018 according to RENTCafé’s Year-End Report. In comparison, the national average ...

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 than the best when it comes to buying your new home in ...

10 Ways to Save on Utilities in the Florida Summer Heat

Posted On: June 20, 2017 | Categories: General Info | Why Buy New | Design and Decorating
People flock to Florida for its beauty, unique way of life, and tropical weather. Whether you own a home in Ocala or a townhouse in Tampa Bay, all Floridians have one common goal in the summer: how to beat the heat without breaking the budget!As a Florida home builder, we understand you don’t want

Home Buying 101 — 4 Real Estate Documents You Can’t Ignore

Posted On: May 15, 2017 | Categories: Communities | News | General Info | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New
Before you claim the keys to the new home of your dreams, you’ll need to navigate through some important real estate documents! Never fear - you won’t have to embark upon this journey alone. Our New Home Specialists and preferred lenders are here to help you navigate the home purchase process with

Smart Ways You Should Invest Your Tax Return

Posted On: April 21, 2017 | Categories: Communities | News | General Info | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New
Spring brings beautiful weather, blooming flowers, and best of all — tax season! If you’re expecting or have received a large sum of money from your tax return, this may be a good time to start thinking about the best ways to invest and hold onto your fortune!Here are some smart ways to invest your

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

Is Renting or Buying a Home in Florida a Better Deal?

Posted On: November 17, 2016 | Categories: Communities | News | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New
Low interest mortgage rates might be compelling many renters to convert into homeowners, but do the numbers make sense? A recent Rent vs. Buy report from Trulia answers that question with a resounding YES and shows that nationally, buying a home is 37.7 percent cheaper than renting, which is a

Home Buying 101 — Five Benefits of Buying a New Construction Home

Posted On: July 15, 2016 | Categories: General Info | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New
Searching for a home in Florida? If you’re like me, you probably have a vision in your head of your ideal size, colors, bedroom, and living area setup — along with fantasies of a gorgeous chef’s kitchen! You’ve probably been scrolling through listings on Zillow, maybe even looked at a few houses in

Brand-New Options Available to Personalize Your Florida New Home

Posted On: June 15, 2016 | Categories: News | Why Buy New | Design and Decorating
Add a clean and modern finish to your kitchen with these Merillat® cabinets in CottonOne of the most exciting and unique parts of the experience of building your new home in Florida with Highland Homes is personalizing your dream home at the Highland Homes Personal Selection Studio.The Studio

Make Summer Living Easy and Keep Cool in Your Florida Home

Posted On: May 24, 2016 | Categories: Why Buy New | Design and Decorating
Click to see how Highland Homes makes summer living easy with energy-efficient features built into your Florida new home We Floridians are no stranger to sunshine and summer heat. According to Current Results, Central Florida is exposed to 236 days of sunshine out of the 365 days in a year.