Blog Articles for March 2011

Congratulations to Linda Brett, 2011 Polk County Teacher of the Year

Posted On: March 31, 2011 | Categories: Communities | Events
Many times, educators are the unsung heroes of our communities; uplifting our future generations, and never expecting praise or recognition, even when they go above and beyond traditional expectations. Exceptional Student Education teacher at R. Bruce Wagner Elementary School in South Lakeland,

Don't Be So Quick to Say No to an ARM Loan. Still a Great Option For Many Buyers

Posted On: March 28, 2011 | Categories: Communities | General Info
With memories of the housing crisis and the negative perception many people have of the words "Adjustable Rate Mortgage," buyers of Central Florida new homes have been afraid to consider adjustable rate mortgages, with many opting for the predictable 30-year fixed-rate mortgage.\n\nIndeed, when the

Pasco County, Home to Two Great Communities

Posted On: March 25, 2011 | Categories: Communities | General Info
Here at Highland Homes, we’re excited about all the activity going on in East Pasco County at our two Zephyrhills locations. All of our homesites at The Greens at Hidden Creek are sold out, and a lot of construction is going on to complete the homes for the final sales in this community. The Greens

Annual Sales Awards Banquet Honors Employees for Outstanding Achievement

Posted On: March 22, 2011 | Categories: General Info | Events
At Highland Homes, we pride ourselves on recognizing our top performers each year; and this year was no different. On March 4, we honored our top selling agents of Central Florida new homes and other outstanding employees of 2010 at our annual sales awards banquet at the Lakeland Yacht and Country

Homeownership Still the American Dream

Posted On: March 16, 2011 | Categories: General Info
If you thought that the recent recession has deterred homebuyers, think again. According to’s biannual American Dream Survey, 70 percent of Americans still consider homeownership as the American Dream, and 78 percent of homeowners see the purchase of their homes as the best investment

Roberts Academy Tennis Pro-Am Sponsored by Highland Homes

Posted On: March 9, 2011 | Categories: General Info | Events
For a child, school can be tough; but for those facing dyslexia, a learning disability that causes reading, writing and spelling difficulties, school can turn into a frustrating and unpleasant experience.\n\nHighland Homes recognizes that dyslexia can make a young child’s time in school agonizing.

Wear Green, Get Green, Save Green on Upgrades

Posted On: March 7, 2011 | Categories: Communities | General Info | Events
\n\nUsually, wearing green will save you from getting pinched during the month of March. At Highland Homes, wearing green gets you green so that you can save green on Green Upgrades for your new Florida home! OK, you don’t have to wear green to save; but, you do have to stop by a Highland Homes

Need to Calculate Tax Savings? There’s an App for That

Posted On: March 4, 2011 | Categories: General Info
When first considering the purchase of new Florida real estate, you may not understand (or even know about) all of the terms being thrown at you. This can make the whole process especially frustrating and confusing, and leave you second guessing your decision. But, before you give up on your dream