Blog Articles for May 2009

Take Virtual Tours of Highland Homes' Models

Posted On: May 27, 2009 | Categories: General Info
There are two different types of virtual tours available on new homes - slide shows of still photos and engaging videos. There is no question that videos are better at giving shoppers a tour of the home; in fact, a video is the next best thing to seeing the home in person. Knowing this, Highland

Highland Homes Welcomes David Osbourne

Posted On: May 22, 2009 | Categories: Communities
David Osbourne recently joined the very successful team of sales agents at Highland Homes, and we would like to take a moment to welcome him. He is going to be selling homes in BridgeWater and Wind Meadows. He will definitely have his hands full since BridgeWater is one of our most popular

New Model Home Goes Green

Posted On: May 18, 2009 | Categories: Communities | General Info
Tour Highland Homes new "Going Green" model home at The Greens at Hidden Creek during the community Grand Opening on Saturday, May 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This project home features many energy efficient upgrades such as Delta Lahara faucets, Whirlpool appliances, Mohawk "Green" Carpet, R-30

Foreclosures Versus Buying New

Posted On: May 12, 2009 | Categories: General Info
Foreclosed homes are major competitors for new homes. . .  or are they? Certainly there are "deals" to be had in the foreclosure market, but there are also major pitfalls to avoid. If you are considering buying a foreclosure versus buying a new home in Central Florida, here are some tips on that

Highland Homes Named one of top 100 Builders

Posted On: May 11, 2009 | Categories: General Info
Builder Magazine has named the top home builders for 2008 based on total closings for the year. Privately owned central Florida builder, Highland Homes is pleased to once again make this list.  For 2008, we are ranked 84 up from 121 with 350 new Florida homes closed. This represents 350 homes sold

Mad Money's Jim Cramer Predicts Market to Bottom Out by July

Posted On: May 8, 2009 | Categories: General Info
It's unbelievable, but economists actually have good things to say about the housing market! And, positive news regarding the housing market is positive news for the economy in general, since so much of the current state of the economy is due to the housing market. Well, what exactly was said and

Another Fantastic Month for Highland Homes

Posted On: May 7, 2009 | Categories: Communities
And Highland Homes has done it again - they have had another successful month. April concluded with 61 closing for the month! Fantastic job Highland Homes, you are obviously setting a very high standard for the rest of Florida real estate.\n\nThese high numbers of new home sales that Highland Homes