Blog Category: Why Buy New

Discover the 3 Most Popular Florida New Homes for First-Time Buyers

Posted On: May 10, 2016 | Categories: News | Why Buy New | Design and Decorating
Homeowners love the open living area and volume ceilings in the Oleander IIFinding a home that has everything you are looking for can be exhausting. I remember shopping for my first home - after looking at hundreds of resale homes online and dozens in person, I felt like I'd never a home that had

Why Buy New: Lower Maintenance and Operation Costs

Posted On: March 31, 2016 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New
Moving into your new home in Florida should leave you thinking about paint colors, not plumbing repairs! When considering whether you would like to buy a new home or a used home, one of your considerations should be the cost of maintenance.According to Census data analyzed by the National

Why Buy New: Modern Design

Posted On: February 16, 2016 | Categories: Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New
The way we live has changed in recent years, and new homes with open living areas accommodate a modern lifestyle. (Highland Homes' Willow II home plan)You’re always hearing how buying a new home is better than buying an older, resale home. And, you may be wondering just what could be so different?

The Highland Homes Difference, From Start to Finish

Posted On: January 29, 2016 | Categories: General Info | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New
The dream of home ownership is one that many have, and deciding to build your new home can be both an exciting and daunting start on the journey to realizing that dream. We know how difficult it can be to navigate the home building process, which is why we’re here to help explain the positive

Why Buy New — Health and Safety

Posted On: January 17, 2016 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New
When looking for a Florida home, similar to buying a car, you have two main options — new or used. In reviewing your options it’s not just about features or design, but also what may lie out of sight. If only houses had a check engine light to help make us aware of potential issues!Today, we’d like

Energy Efficiency and Your Florida Home

Posted On: December 31, 2015 | Categories: News | General Info | Why Buy New
Radiant Barrier, an insulating foil shield attached to your roof trusses during construction, can lower your cooling costs up to 12 percent.Here in Florida, we enjoy sunshine year round. It’s wonderful to take a pleasant evening stroll or lounge away an afternoon at the beach even in

Protect Your Loved Ones and Your New Home During Florida’s Hurricane Season

Posted On: August 20, 2015 | Categories: News | Why Buy New
Along with summer comes the possibility of hurricanes or tropical storms here in Florida. The hurricane season officially runs June 1st and through November 30th, peaking late August through September. If the experts are right, the good news is that we are on track for a below-average hurricane

Taexx - Built in Pest Control for Florida New Homes

Posted On: June 29, 2015 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New | Design and Decorating
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=2&v=Z0fIKP11BgI[/embed]Florida’s mild winters and climate have some folks declaring war on creepy crawling invaders. Did you know that Florida is home to over 70 species of cockroaches alone? These unwelcome guests are not just a nuisance; lack of proper pest

What’s New at the Highland Homes Personal Selection Studio

Posted On: June 23, 2015 | Categories: News | Why Buy New | Design and Decorating
New tile floor options provide the look of wood, but are actually crafted from durable ceramic.One of the most unique and exciting experiences about purchasing a new home in Florida from Highland Homes is personalizing your home at the Highland Homes Personal Selection Studio. Your new home should

Cost Savings of Buying A New Home

Posted On: May 29, 2015 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New
Click image to enlargeIf you’re preparing yourself for homeownership, you should plan the cost of maintenance and utilities into your budget. These costs can vary depending on the type of home; a newer home costs less to maintain and operate than an older home, as well as not requiring costly