Blog Articles for October 2010

Happy Halloween: 5 Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating

Posted On: October 28, 2010 | Categories: Events
This Halloween as you are out and about in central Florida, Highland Homes wants you to stay safe. So don your scary costumes, character costumes, and princess costumes and visit your neighbors for some sugary treats. While you're having fun though, keep these safety tips in mind:\n\n Children

Changes to FHA Insurance Premiums

Posted On: October 25, 2010 | Categories: General Info
Changes to FHA Insurance Premiums went into effective with FHA Case Numbers assigned on or after October 4, 2010.  Why? FHA loans are originated by residential lenders but insured against borrower default by the government.  In the past, when FHA loans were a small share of the market, its capital

Last Weekend for Polk County Builders Association Parade of Homes

Posted On: October 22, 2010 | Categories: Communities | Events
Don’t miss your last chance to view the Polk County Builders Association Parade of Homes. Featuring Polk county new homes this is the final weekend of the Parade -  Oct. 23 and 24 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.\n\nThe Parade of Homes exhibits beautiful homes that range in price from $119,990 and under to

Highland Homes to Sponsor Credit Counseling at Whitemarsh Yard Sale

Posted On: October 21, 2010 | Categories: Communities | Events
Highland Homes Central Florida’s value leader for new homes, will sponsor credit counseling and offer free refreshments and special incentives at the Whitemarsh community yard sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday (October 23). If you are looking for Leesburg new homes, Whitemarsh, in Leesburg, is

A Hauntingly Highland Homes Halloween Coming Your Way

Posted On: October 19, 2010 | Categories: Communities | General Info | Events
At Highland Homes, we love a good thrill, so we’re excited to take part in three of Central Florida’s community Halloween events.\n\nThe first is Friday, October 22, when we’ll host a booth at the Bartow Family Fall Festival beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Civic Center. Trick-or-treating, making candy

Ellenton Homes from the Low $100,000s

Posted On: October 14, 2010 | Categories: Communities | General Info
If you are looking for Ellenton new homes, you are in luck! Highland Homes announces the opening of South Oak, a new community in Manatee County near the Ellenton Outlet Mall with homes priced from the low $100,000s. Highland Homes only requires $99 down, so stop renting and kiss your landlord

10 Homes, Spectacular Savings, 10 Days Only

Posted On: October 10, 2010 | Categories: Communities | Events
In honor of 10/10/10, Highland Homes is offering spectacular savings on 10 of our most popular floor plans! Homebuyers can choose $10,000 in incentives to use as you choose! Use this money for closing costs, mortgage points (as applicable), pricing discount or new home upgrades at our Personal

Market Watch: Housing To Climb into 2011

Posted On: October 5, 2010 | Categories: General Info
A September “Market Watch쳌 bulletin shows that housing starts increased 10.9% in August of 2010. Permits for single family homes rose 1.9%. While the report seemed to point to an upturn in the weak U.S. housing market, most economists downplayed the better-than-expected number. They pointed out that