Blog Articles for March 2010

High-Speed Rail to Connect Tampa and Orlando

Posted On: March 31, 2010 | Categories: General Info
We're pretty lucky to be able to call central Florida home. Many, many local economies throughout the nation are struggling severely with high unemployment rates, high foreclosure rates and many business suffering because of it. Such tragedy does not seem to be the case in central Florida, as we

Evian Santos is the Community Sales Manager in Davenport

Posted On: March 29, 2010 | Categories: Communities
Highland Homes recently promoted Evian Santos to Community Sales Manager for their two new home communities in Davenport, Florida - Andover and Mystery Ridge. Evian has worked with Highland Homes for two years as a sales assistant and showed great potential from the very beginning of her employment.

Sherwood B Virtual Tour

Posted On: March 22, 2010 | Categories: Videos

Highland Homes is taking you on a virtual tour of their popular Sherwood floor plan. This is a 2 story home with 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths featuring a front dining area with a comfortable living room, a spacious kitchen with island and nook, an indoor utility laundry room and 2 car garage. ...

Is Buying a Foreclosure Really a Bargain?

Posted On: March 19, 2010 | Categories: General Info
One of today's biggest appeals to homebuyers is the amazing deals available in the market, and this includes short sales and foreclosures. Of course, buying a bank-owned property is very enticing as you can get the home for tens of thousands of dollars less than it is actually worth, in most cases.

Amy Cooper Named Marketing Manager for Highland Homes

Posted On: March 18, 2010 | Categories: General Info
With Kathie McDaniel’s recent promotion leaving little time for advertising, Amy Cooper, previously one of the company's leading sales professionals, was promoted as the new Marketing Manager. Amy is an expert in software and design programs and has been an integral part of the Highland Homes team

The Winston IIB

Posted On: March 16, 2010 | Categories: Videos

The Winston II is a 4-bedroom 2-bath floor plan. The foyer opens to a split dining/living room combination. The dining room features tray ceiling, comfortable family room, covered and screened lanai and 2-car garage.  Available from Highland Homes. ...

Scott Shapiro Selected as a Finalist for Chief Financial Officer of the Year

Posted On: March 12, 2010 | Categories: General Info
Highland Homes is in this news again! Scott Shapiro, the company's Chief Financial Officer, was recently nominated and selected as a finalist for the CFO of the year by Tampa Bay Business Journal.\n\nThe event was held at the Quorum Hotel in Tampa and was well attended. The finalists were presented

Ayersworth Glen is Making Headlines!

Posted On: March 5, 2010 | Categories: Communities
For what seems like years, newspapers and other media outlets have been filled with nothing but negative stories related to the housing industry. We've seen headlines like "Housing prices drop," "Record foreclosure rates," and "Builder Declare Bankruptcy." While we know that not everything related

Winston II Model Home Open Daily at Towne Park

Posted On: March 4, 2010 | Categories: Communities

Nestled on the fringe of South Lakeland is Towne Park, one of Highland Homes' most successful communities. Offering central Florida homes priced from the $130's, homes at Towne Park are perfect for first-time buyers. Ensuring you will find the perfect home for you, Highland Homes has over 40 plans ...