Blog Articles for January 2014

2013 Positive Year for Polk County Real Estate

Posted On: January 31, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News
After a slow couple of years, Polk County home builders have plenty to celebrate as 2013 was a rebuilding year for the Florida housing market. With more than 10 new home communities in the county, Highland Homes is pleased with their success in 2013 and excited about the upcoming year.As of November

Five Home Design Trends for 2014

Posted On: January 30, 2014 | Categories: News | Design and Decorating
With the new year comes predictions of new trends and technology that we can expect to see. While home trends do not usually change as quickly as other trends do (it’s a little more difficult to switch houses than shoes, right?), as the way we live evolves you will slowly start to see Florida home

Parks, Recreation and Outdoor Attractions a Major Draw to Living in Ocala

Posted On: January 29, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News
Ocala Silver Springs State Park by EbyabeOcala’s beautiful greenery and abundance of outdoor activities are a major draw for visitors and residents, and one of the reasons we started looking at the region as an area to offer our homes.  From national forests and Florida’s famed natural springs, to

Introducing Luxurious New Homes at Southern Meadows in Plant City

Posted On: January 24, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News
If you are looking for a new home in Plant City, we have exciting news! We are now building in Southern Meadows, our newest Hillsborough County community.This unique community offers beautiful curb appeal with one-acre and larger home sites. Home buyers can choose from nine of our most spacious and

Population Increase Spurs Economic and Real Estate Growth in Florida

Posted On: January 20, 2014 | Categories: News | General Info
2014 is likely to be a standout year for the State of Florida as it is expected to overtake New York as the third most populous state in the U.S. With California and Texas ranked as the top two populous states, it is safe to say that these statistics show that individuals prefer warmer weather. In

You’re Invited: Model Home Grand Opening at Palmetto Estates

Posted On: January 15, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News | Events
If you have been patiently awaiting the grand opening of the model home at Palmetto Estates then it is time to get out your calendars! Highland Homes is excited to announce that the grand opening is officially scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 25 and Sunday, Jan. 26.  Featuring the Hawthorne home design,

Florida Real Estate Reflections and Predictions as We Begin 2014

Posted On: January 10, 2014 | Categories: News
2013 was a rebound year for the national and Florida housing markets.  Florida saw a second solid year of Real Estate market improvement, with strong home value and price growth, as well as an improving job market, a growing number of new home starts, and continued affordability for local

Tampa and Orlando Among Best Cities to Buy a Home in 2014

Posted On: January 9, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News
As the Central Florida housing market has improved, home prices have steadily increased, but that doesn’t mean you have missed out on the best time for buying a new home. With home prices still affordable, you still have the opportunity to receive a great deal on a Florida new home.Part of finding