Blog Articles for May 2016

Lots to Love About Living at Glennwood Terrace in North Lakeland

Posted On: May 31, 2016 | Categories: Communities | News | Events
The popular Parker offers a modern, open layout with island breakfast barAre you looking to live on the outskirts of the city, in a stylish yet affordable new home, convenient to shopping, dining, and entertainment? Glennwood Terrace just may be the neighborhood you have been searching for!This

Home Buying 101: 6 Tips to Qualify for a Mortgage When You Are Self-Employed

Posted On: May 26, 2016 | Categories: General Info | Home Buying 101
Home Buying 101: 6 Tips to Qualify for a Mortgage When You Are Self-Employed

If you own your business and are considering buying a home in Florida, you deserve it! Here’s what you need to know about qualifying for a mortgage when you are self-employed ...

Make Summer Living Easy and Keep Cool in Your Florida Home

Posted On: May 24, 2016 | Categories: Why Buy New | Design and Decorating
Click to see how Highland Homes makes summer living easy with energy-efficient features built into your Florida new home We Floridians are no stranger to sunshine and summer heat. According to Current Results, Central Florida is exposed to 236 days of sunshine out of the 365 days in a year.

Is It Better to Rent or Buy in Tampa in 2016?

Posted On: May 20, 2016 | Categories: Communities | News | General Info
By Jennifer Riner Which is more advantageous - Renting or buying a home in Tampa? Click to view the full-size chart.Last year, Zillow ranked Tampa the seventh best buyer’s market in the nation, with a median home value of $149,500. Today, home values in Tampa are at $156,000, a 10.7 percent increase

Honor Our Military Heroes with Memorial Day Celebrations in Central Florida

Posted On: May 17, 2016 | Categories: News | Events
Light Up Tampa Bay Memorial Day Weekend Celebration at Channelside Bay PlazaFor some, Memorial Day weekend means the end of the school year, a long-awaited trip to the beach, or that first boat ride on the lake. While you may be eager to get your summer fun started, it’s important to recognize all

Tampa and Orlando Make the Cut in Top 20 Fastest Growing American Cities

Posted On: May 16, 2016 | Categories: News
Picture this — glistening blue water, palm trees blowing lazily in the breeze, and year-round sunshine. When it comes to purchasing a home, location is one thing that can’t be changed with a trip to the hardware store! If you are dreaming about enjoying warm weather in a sunny new city full of

Discover the 3 Most Popular Florida New Homes for First-Time Buyers

Posted On: May 10, 2016 | Categories: News | General Info | Design and Decorating

Homeowners love the open living area and volume ceilings in the Oleander IIFinding a home that has everything you are looking for can be exhausting. I remember shopping for my first home - after looking at hundreds of resale homes online and dozens in person, I felt like I'd never a home that had ...

Highland Homes Ranked Among Top Builders in the Nation

Posted On: May 6, 2016 | Categories: News
Highland Homes was honored to help 485 happy homeowners close on their dream homes in 2015We are excited to announce recent recognition on two of the most prestigious lists for U.S. homebuilders! Earlier this week, BUILDER Magazine released their Builder 100 List and Highland Homes was ranked the

Florida among States with Lowest Taxes in Nation

Posted On: May 1, 2016 | Categories: News | General Info
Filing taxes may not be your favorite chore, but if you live in Florida, there’s good news for your wallet! Not only do Floridians enjoy beautiful weather and sandy beaches year-round, we enjoy some of the lowest taxes in the nation!According to the finance experts at WalletHub, taxpayers in the