Blog Articles for October 2014

Wall Treatments: The Art of Decorating with Stripes

Posted On: October 31, 2014 | Categories: General Info | Design and Decorating
A narrow, vivid stripe adds a color-pop between wider stripes.Stripes have the power to redirect the eye and reshape a space. This orderly pattern will add visual interest to any space and, done correctly, complete a chic room look.Stripes can go with any style in your home, such as vintage,

Highland Homes Introduces New Florida Home Plans Designed for Your Life

Posted On: October 30, 2014 | Categories: News
What are the most important features on your home shopping list? If you are like most of today’s home buyers, I’m sure you have done (or are beginning to do) your research and compiling a list of features important to you.Based on recent studies, some of the top features that the modern homebuyer is

Don’t Get Spooked by Mortgage Myths

Posted On: October 29, 2014 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
October is known as a month for spookiness and heebie jeebies, but getting a home mortgage does not have to be on your list of fears! If you have been letting the thought of a qualifying for a mortgage scare you away from purchasing a new home, it’s time to exterminate those fears — getting a

Plans Receive Approval for Cypress Creek Town Center in Pasco County

Posted On: October 24, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News
Progress on the long-awaited Tampa Premium Outlets at Cypress Creek Town Center took a large step forward earlier this month when Pasco County officials approved plans for the outlet mall. In addition to approval of the plans, Simon Properties, one of three developers on this project, paid $14.6

Limited Opportunities Remain for Lakefront Homes in Imperial Lakes

Posted On: October 22, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News
When you think of Florida, water and laidback are probably two words that immediately come to mind. Our state boasts beautiful lakes, rivers, natural springs and beaches, as well as activities to enjoy the Florida sunshine with world-renowned golf courses, parks and more. It’s no wonder so many

Tour Award-Winning Model Home During Marion County Fall Showcase of Homes

Posted On: October 15, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News | Events
Out and about in Marion County? Highland Homes invites you to stop by and tour our award-winning model home at Meadow Glenn during the Marion County Building Industry Association’s (MCBIA) Fall Showcase of Homes, held Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 through Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. During this annual four-day

Finishing Up the Construction of My Highland Home

Posted On: October 10, 2014 | Categories: Design and Decorating | The Experience of Building My Highland Home
Welcome back! This will be my final blog during the construction stage! My house has undergone a lot of changes since our last posting and is now almost complete.In my floor plan the kitchen is the center of the home. Since it is so visible, that was one of our biggest hot button areas that we

Treat Yourself to New Home Savings this October

Posted On: October 6, 2014 | Categories: Communities | Events | Design and Decorating
This October, treat yourself to the Florida new home of your dreams and receive FREE home upgrades to personalize your home to your style and needs, while saving up to $11,638!What makes this homebuying incentive so amazing and fun is the ability to design the free upgrade package that suits your