Blog Articles for May 2014

Enjoy Local Flavor with New Homes Now Available at Saratoga in Lakeland

Posted On: May 30, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News
New homes are now available in the beautiful Highland Homes community of Saratoga, nestled in a laid-back North Lakeland locale.  21 home sites are currently available to build a home of your selection in this intimate Central Florida community, with home prices starting in the $150,000’s. Available

Home Buying Misconceptions 101: Down Payments

Posted On: May 28, 2014 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
For first-time home buyers, one of the greatest challenges is saving up for a down payment. In fact, that fear of saving money while paying back student loans and entering the workforce can keep many would-be home buyers from purchasing a home. At Highland Homes, we want to shut down the

Tips on Designing your Lanai for Entertaining and Relaxing this Summer

Posted On: May 27, 2014 | Categories: General Info | Design and Decorating
As warmer summer months approach and you start spending more time outside, you may be considering how you can design your outdoor space to feel as comfortable and personalized as the inside of your home.The lanai (or covered porch/patio) is an extremely versatile area of your Florida home and

UPDATE on Cypress Creek Town Center in Pasco County

Posted On: May 21, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News
Cypress Creek Town Center is expected to open summer 2015 near Pasco County homes at Ten Oaks.Project officials had to overcome several obstacles surrounding the long-awaited Cypress Creek Town Center shopping center, but preliminary plans for the project have been submitted and construction is

First Step of Construction of My Highland Home

Posted On: May 19, 2014 | Categories: News | The Experience of Building My Highland Home
Welcome back again! Quick update for you - Some exciting things have been happening since my last blog post. My house was released to start construction!What does that mean, you ask? Well, it means that the lender has supplied the builder with all the necessary loan approvals so they can start

Celebrate Our Parade of Homes WIN at Meadow Glenn THIS Weekend

Posted On: May 14, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News | Events
Highland Homes invites Ocala home buyers to join us to celebrate the grand opening and Parade of Homes win at our first community in Ocala, Meadow Glenn. Scheduled for this Saturday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 18 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., the grand opening celebration is the perfect

FREE Design Options Available During Favorite Things Home Sales Event

Posted On: May 9, 2014 | Categories: News | Events | Design and Decorating
Do you have a list of favorite home design features that you are looking for your new home to include? This May, our ‘Favorite Things’ Home Sales Event is full of home buyers’ favorite design upgrades, and we are giving away the whole package for FREE! That means that now is the perfect time to

One Step Closer to Construction: Customizing my Dream Home with Highland Homes

Posted On: May 8, 2014 | Categories: News | The Experience of Building My Highland Home
Thanks for reading the second installment of my home building experience!  Since I left off, the lender has everything back that they requested and the appraisal was completed on my home.  Highland Homes is really close to releasing my house to start building!I mentioned in my last post that I

Pack your Bags and Move to Orlando

Posted On: May 7, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News
Looking to move south? It is time to pack your bags, rent a moving truck and purchase a new home in Orlando. For the fourth year in a row, U-Haul has named Orlando the No. 2 spot to move in the U.S.Based on the number of movers renting a truck one way, the report considers every city in the U.S.,