Blog Articles for April 2013

March Breaks Records with Most Tampa New Homes Sold in 7 Years

Posted On: April 30, 2013 | Categories: Communities | General Info
If you are looking for more proof that the Florida housing market is improving, then look no further than Tampa. In March, more than 3,100 Tampa new homes were sold in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando counties. Not only is this number a 7 percent increase from March 2012, but it is also

Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Florida Home

Posted On: April 24, 2013 | Categories: General Info
The seasons have changed and springtime is here! In addition to longer days and nicer weather, the ever popular spring cleaning season is upon us. Spring cleaning’s popularity is rumored to have taken root because the weather is nice enough to open windows and air out your home, but not hot enough

Residents of Central Florida New Homes Celebrate Earth Day

Posted On: April 19, 2013 | Categories: General Info | Events
Celebrate Earth Day near Central Florida new homes.Monday, April 22, 2013, marks the 43rd celebration of Earth Day and residents of Orlando, Tampa, Winter Haven and Lakeland new homes have plenty of opportunities to celebrate this environmentally-friendly holiday.Festivals and events held

Lakeland New Home Builder Honors Outstanding Employees

Posted On: April 18, 2013 | Categories: Events
Here at Highland Homes, we would not be able to provide such a high level of customer satisfaction if it were not for our hard-working employees. The dedication of each team member is essential to the overall success of our company and our outstanding staff works hard each and every day to provide

Ooo La La — Model Home at Normandy Heights Gets a Fresh New Look

Posted On: April 12, 2013 | Categories: Communities | Design and Decorating
\nOur Normandy Heights model home in Winter Haven, which was built in 2006, has been updated with a fresh, new look.\nThe home showcases Highland Homes’ popular Remington II floor plan, which features 1,841 square feet with three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a two-car garage.\n\nStacey

It’s Still Cheaper to Buy than Rent, Despite Rising Florida New Home Prices

Posted On: April 11, 2013 | Categories: General Info | Home Buying 101
Florida new home prices may be rising (a sign that the housing market is improving), but that shouldn’t turn you away from becoming a homeowner. According to the most recent Rent vs. Buy report from real estate giant, Trulia, buying an Orlando, Lakeland, Winter Haven or Tampa new home is far cheaper

Buyers Moving to Orlando Leads to Increase in Population and Sales

Posted On: April 9, 2013 | Categories: General Info
Recently, demographer Wendell Cox performed an analysis of population data that ranked Orlando as the 4th fastest growing metropolitan area in the nation. With world-renowned attractions and mild temperatures year round, it is no wonder that Orlando is a popular destination for home buyers and

Affordable Tampa New Homes Appeal to Retirees

Posted On: April 5, 2013 | Categories: Communities | General Info
\n\nRetirement is a time to enjoy your free time and many dream of warm weather and sandy beaches. In Tampa, retirees can enjoy that and so much more! From museums to golf courses to major sports teams, retired active adults will enjoy exploring the culture of this Florida city. Plus, affording