Blog Articles for October 2012

Cheaper to BUY than Rent - Save Money and Purchase a New Home in Tampa, Orlando or Lakeland

Posted On: October 29, 2012 | Categories: Communities | General Info
Have you been trying to decide whether or not you should rent or buy? Real Estate giant, Trulia, recently released a report that may help you make that decision — their report shows that buying a new home in Tampa, Orlando or Lakeland-Winter Haven is cheaper than renting.\n\nHow is this possible

Home Prices, Confidence and Incomes Rise in Florida

Posted On: October 23, 2012 | Categories: General Info
If you have read a newspaper or watched the news lately, then you probably know that the Florida housing market is improving. In fact, according to the Case-Shiller price index, Florida new home prices have been on the rise since June, consumer confidence has increased to the highest level in nearly

“Trick or Treat" Savings on Orlando & Tampa New Homes in October

Posted On: October 19, 2012 | Categories: Communities | Events

Are you getting in the spirit of the fall holidays but wish you had a beautiful Polk County, Orlando or Tampa new home where you could entertain your friends and family? Well, then we have a treat for you and an offer to help make your home ownership dreams come true ...



Tampa Named America’s 34th Best City to Live In

Posted On: October 15, 2012 | Categories: Communities | General Info
You probably already know that Tampa is a great city to live in, and Businessweek just confirmed it naming Tampa the 34th best city in America. Not only is Tampa in the top 50, but it was also the only Florida city to be recognized on the list. With Tampa’s amazing attributes, now is the perfect

5 Most Popular Upgrades on our Florida New Homes

Posted On: October 10, 2012 | Categories: Design and Decorating
One of the best things about building your new home in Florida with Highland Homes is you get to personalize your home with hundreds of options at the Highland Homes Personal Selection Studio.  We offer a variety of included and upgrade options so you can perfectly match your home to your style and

Qualifying for a Mortgage: What NOT to Do

Posted On: October 8, 2012 | Categories: Communities | General Info
Now is a great time to purchase a Lakeland new home, and if you are going to be taking out a mortgage, you may be wondering what can affect you chances of obtaining approval.\n\nThe holidays are coming up and we know you want to make them terrific for your loved ones, but one of the easiest ways to

Fall Maintenance Tips for Your Orlando New Home

Posted On: October 4, 2012 | Categories: General Info
As the seasons change, and temperatures drop, it’s important to remember that your Orlando new home needs some extra attention. Doing seasonal and monthly maintenance will help your home be prepared for the cooler months and save you major costs in the future.\n\nHere are some seasonal maintenance

Special Incentives at Grand Opening of Highland Meadows in Davenport

Posted On: October 1, 2012 | Categories: Communities | Communities>Highland Meadows | Events
We are excited to announce the Grand Opening of our Davenport new home community, Highland Meadows. Join us on Saturday, October 13, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, October 14, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. to celebrate the Grand Opening and tour our beautiful new model home featuring the Remington II