Blog Articles for May 2010

How Low Can They Go?

Posted On: May 28, 2010 | Categories: General Info
No, I'm not talking about the limbo! Mortgage rates just keep falling. Experts have stated that rates may fall as low as 4.5% in the next few months versus climbing back up to 6% as once predicted. This is great new for home buyers because they could qualify for a slightly larger loan or even better

Why Buy After the Homebuyer Tax Credit?

Posted On: May 27, 2010 | Categories: General Info
Wondering why you should buy a new home after the expiration of the home buyer tax credit?\n\nWe can tell you.\n\nEven though the home buyer tax credit expired on April 30, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), there may never be a better time to buy a home than today. Many


Posted On: May 21, 2010 | Categories: Videos

Get an inside look at the Sherwood floorplan from Highland Homes. This unique Florida home is a two-story plan with four bedrooms and two bathrooms. With a spacious, open floorplan, the Sherwood is the perfect home for any growing family.\n\n\n\nFor more information about the Sherwood, any of our ...

Florida Home Sales Rise in 2010

Posted On: May 19, 2010 | Categories: Communities
The Tampa Bay Business Journal recently reported that median sales prices of single-family homes are stabilizing as more homes are sold, this is great news for the Florida real estate market.\n\nIn the Lakeland-Winter Haven area, median home prices were down just 3%, matching the state average. On

Highland Homes Has Climbed the Builder 100 List

Posted On: May 17, 2010 | Categories: General Info
For many builders, 2009 marked a year of hardships, decreased sales and plummeting assets. Construction was frozen and new starts were virtually non-existent. However, for Florida home builder, Highland Holdings (Highland Homes) this was not the case. The local company has managed to prosper over

Military Still Have Time to Save with Federal Housing Tax Credit

Posted On: May 11, 2010 | Categories: General Info
Great news for members of the military, foreign service and intelligence communities. You may have until April 30, 2011 (an additional year) to buy a home and claim the home buyer tax credit, which expired for most Americans on April 30,2010.\n\nQualified service members who served on official

Bob Adams Receives Distinguished Alumnus Award from University of Florida

Posted On: May 6, 2010 | Categories: General Info | Events
Fifty-five years ago, high school sophomore Robert J. Adams stepped onto the University of Florida campus for the first time. An avid basketball fan, Bob was competing in the Florida High School Athletic Association Class C state tournament taking place at the university. His team left the

Townsend A

Posted On: May 4, 2010 | Categories: Communities | Videos

Take a tour of the remarkable Townsend floorplan from Highland Homes. The Townsend home plan is available in a variety of communities from Highland Homes including the master-planned community Bridgewater in Lakeland, FL. ...