Blog Articles for April 2015

Highland Homes Offers New Homes in Popular Florida Cities

Posted On: April 28, 2015 | Categories: Communities | News
Florida's population has experienced a huge growth in the past year, and with all the Sunshine State has to offer, it's easy to see why! From award-winning golf courses, tranquil lakes, and white sand beaches to exciting attractions like Walt Disney World and Universal Studios, our state really has

Which is Cheaper - Renting or Buying a Home in Florida?

Posted On: April 24, 2015 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
To rent or to buy? That is the question many renters are asking. While the answer to this question depends on a variety of factors, for Florida residents who wish to save money, buying is the answer!Earlier this month, the Real Estate experts at Zillow released their latest Breakeven Horizon report.

Affordable Homes in Desirable Manatee County Location

Posted On: April 22, 2015 | Categories: Communities | News
Are you looking for a new home near famed Florida beaches, highly-regarded schools, parks and outdoor activities, and with easy access to the cities of Bradenton and St. Petersburg? Then, we would like to introduce you to Palmetto Estates in Palmetto, Florida.Palmetto Estates is located in

14 Steps to Owning a New Construction Home

Posted On: April 17, 2015 | Categories: Communities | News | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New
Just like shopping for a car, when shopping for a home you have two options — new or used. We’ve written articles in the past about the benefits of a new home compared to a used (resale) home, which include modern design and savings on maintenance, renovations and energy bills, to name a few.But,

Home Buying 101: Mortgage Down Payment

Posted On: April 15, 2015 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
Just $99 can move you into one of our new Florida homes!How much do you think you need for a down payment on a home? 20 percent? 5 percent? Perhaps 3.5 percent?What if I told you that you need just $99 down to purchase a new home in Florida? Here at Highland Homes, we’ve helped more than 6,000

Highland Homes' Berkley Reserve Brings New Homes for Sale in Auburndale This Spring

Posted On: April 13, 2015 | Categories: Communities | News
We are pleased to introduce Berkley Reserve, offering new homes for sale in Auburndale, FL. This community nestled among Central Florida's farms and groves, yet convenient to everything you need and the attractions you enjoy. Construction will begin in the late spring, with VIP List members getting

Highland Homes Now Accepting Presales in Lakeland's Highlands Creek II

Posted On: April 3, 2015 | Categories: Communities | News
Highland Homes is pleased to announce our newest community, Highlands Creek II, located in Lakeland's exclusive Highlands area. With homes priced from the $210,000s, Highlands Creek II will welcome you home to open, airy interiors; beauty inside and out; and a convenient South Lakeland location. A

New Developments in Lakeland and Winter Haven

Posted On: April 1, 2015 | Categories: Communities | News | General Info
Legoland Florida is one of several companies expanding in Winter Haven.Among the numerous new home community locations offered by Highland Homes, Lakeland and Winter Haven are two of the most favorable settings for both residents and business owners. These cities are home to some of Florida's