Blog Articles for November 2010

University of Florida Survey Shows Consumer Confidence is Up in Florida

Posted On: November 30, 2010 | Categories: General Info
When are you most likely to purchase a new home? For most of us, it’s when we’re confident in the real estate market; and according to a new University of Florida survey, we’re confident!October 2010 saw a six-point jump in Florida’s consumer confidence to 74, its highest level in six months. What

Casa Key II Model Perfect for Families on the Go

Posted On: November 20, 2010 | Categories: Communities | General Info
If you have been shopping for a new home in Manatee County, you’re in luck! Florida home builder Highland Homes offers more than 20 floorplans at the South Oak community in Ellenton, Fla. Starting from the low $100,000s, these homes are a great value with just $99 down. Our model home, the popular

Highland Homes is Proud to Announce Employees on the Move

Posted On: November 12, 2010 | Categories: Communities | General Info
Driven leaders within the Florida home builder Highland Homes family deserve to be recognized. That's why we're excited to announce the promotions of two of our most dedicated employees: David Osbourne and Declan Conroy.\n\nFormerly the community sales manager at Brenton Manor, David Osbourne has

New Estate Homes Offered at Blackwater Creek

Posted On: November 9, 2010 | Categories: Communities | General Info
There comes a time in every family's life when you begin to look around at your humble abode and realize that you have completely outgrown your current living situation. If you're looking for a larger home to accommodate your family but still want to live within a budget, then you should visit

The 5 Initial Steps to Homeownership

Posted On: November 5, 2010 | Categories: General Info
Shopping for a new home? What should you expect when applying for a residential mortgage? Understanding what to expect can make simplify the process.  Sometimes surprises just aren't fun, especially when they involve last minute paperwork. To help you understand, we worked with our preferred lender,

Do You Know Your Credit Score?

Posted On: November 3, 2010 | Categories: General Info
Do you know your credit score?  You see that question pop up everywhere, mostly on advertisements designed to get you to buy a service from a company or a credit bureau.  DO NOT fall for this and waste your money paying for these “consumer쳌 credit scores.\n\nYou see, there are 2 types of credit