Blog Category: Why Buy New

14 Steps to Owning a New Construction Home

Posted On: April 17, 2015 | Categories: Communities | News | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New
Just like shopping for a car, when shopping for a home you have two options — new or used. We’ve written articles in the past about the benefits of a new home compared to a used (resale) home, which include modern design and savings on maintenance, renovations and energy bills, to name a few.But,

New Home Wiring and Technology to Make Your Life Easier

Posted On: March 25, 2015 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New | Design and Decorating
New home with modern kitchen appliances & TV systemWho doesn’t love a shiny new gadget? These days, you can’t get away from hearing about the newest smart phone, smart watch, or smart TV. But, let’s talk about the guts, the basics, and the stuff you need built into your new home to make your

Keeping Cool in Your Florida New Home

Posted On: March 13, 2015 | Categories: News | Why Buy New | Design and Decorating
Energy-efficient Radiant BarrierOne of the huge benefits of purchasing a new home is that they are more energy efficient than older homes. Here at Highland Homes, we include energy-efficient and money-saving features in every Florida home that we build - and, did you know Highland Homes offers

Functionality Tops the List of Top-5 New Home Must-Haves

Posted On: August 19, 2014 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New | Design and Decorating
When it comes to designing your dream home, it is about more than the bells and whistles of luxury design finishes. A new home should make your life easier, as well as be easier to sell if you decide to do so in the future. While granite countertops or top-of-the-line appliances can be important, a

Taexx Pest Control System — Protecting Your Florida New Home

Posted On: October 4, 2013 | Categories: Communities | General Info | Why Buy New
Highland Homes is pleased to announce that as of Oct. 1, even more value will be built into every Florida new home by Highland Homes. Our homes now include the Taexx Built-In Pest Control System which provides homeowners with an innovative way to secure their home against unwanted pests.This TUBES

Personal Selection Studio Offers New Products to Design Your Florida Home

Posted On: August 21, 2013 | Categories: General Info | Why Buy New | Design and Decorating
The kitchen design area at the Highland Homes Personal Selection Studio.With changing trends and technology, there is a continually evolving market of new home products.  At the Highland Homes Personal Selection Studio, one of our goals is to research and provide fresh new looks and features for

Avoid Purchasing Frustrations by Building your Dream Tampa New Home

Posted On: January 15, 2013 | Categories: General Info | Why Buy New
Purchasing a home should be an exciting time in your life.  For some people trying to purchase resale homes in Florida, Real Estate success in 2012 has left inventory low and buyers are tired of searching and being outbid when they try to purchase. The good news is you can avoid that frustration!

Florida New Homes Take Less Money to Maintain

Posted On: April 11, 2012 | Categories: General Info | Why Buy New
There are many benefits to buying Florida new homes over older homes that are on the market: you get a warranty, today’s building codes are more structurally sound and you get to pick the interior selections of your new home. But, did you know that new homes can also help you save money? According

12 Reasons to Buy Florida New Homes, Over “Used" Homes

Posted On: March 28, 2012 | Categories: General Info | Why Buy New

I’m sure you will attest that you would almost always rather buy something new than buy it used. For example, cars - warranty, features and new car smell vs. questionable (or lack of!) maintenance - or mattresses - sanitized from the factory or well ...

The Benefits of Buying Florida New Homes

Posted On: October 14, 2011 | Categories: General Info | Why Buy New
With both existing and new homes available in the Florida real estate market, you may be confused as to what’s best for your family. If you’re wondering what the benefits of new homeownership are, MarketWatch recently published an article detailing why you should buy a new home. Below are some of