Blog Articles for June 2014

Tampa Bay Ferry Projected to Improve Long Work Commutes

Posted On: June 30, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News
The new Tampa Ferry will benefit residents of our Southwind community in Gibsonton.For many drivers, spending significant travel time in wall-to-wall traffic is frustrating and a drain on valuable family or work time. For residents of Tampa Bay, there is news on the horizon that could help ease

Strengthening Job Market Supports Growing Housing Market in Orlando

Posted On: June 27, 2014 | Categories: Communities
It is no surprise that the job market directly affects the strength of the housing market. As individuals feel more secure in their jobs, their confidence in purchasing a home increases. For Orlando residents, this is fantastic news, as the popular Florida locale was recently named one of the best

Don’t Let the Fear of a Down Payment Keep You from the American Dream

Posted On: June 26, 2014 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
As the housing market reaches “normal쳌 more home buyers have a growing confidence in homeownership and according to a recent Trulia survey, 74 percent of Americans said that homeownership is part of achieving their personal American Dream.This is a testament to the improving housing market, as this

Winter Haven is Growing Again

Posted On: June 20, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News
Over the years, Winter Haven has been a mecca of economic growth. In addition to LEGOLAND Florida opening as a huge new Central Florida attraction destination, and the three-month-old Central Florida Intermodal Logistics Center, the Winter Haven City Commission recently approved the sale of 932

Highland Homes Recognized as Top Builder in the Nation

Posted On: June 17, 2014 | Categories: News
Once again, Highland Homes has been recognized as one of the top home builders in the nation with rankings on both the Next 100 and the 2014 Housing Giants lists.Compiled by BUILDER Magazine, the Builder 100 and Next 100 lists were ranked based on closings in 2013. In a highly-competitive year

Building the Foundation of My Highland Home

Posted On: June 12, 2014 | Categories: News | The Experience of Building My Highland Home
Hi there! Thanks for coming back to read the next installment of my homebuilding experience.To bring you up to speed, the builder received the building permits for my home about a week ago. Then he was able to ‘scrape’ my lot. Scraping the lot is basically clearing the lot of vegetation, and the

Highland Homes Introduces Two New 5-Bedroom Florida Home Plans

Posted On: June 5, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News | Design and Decorating
Need more space? Highland Homes is excited to announce two brand new home plans, the Willow with Loft and the Windemere with Loft, which are designed with the space to accommodate your needs.The Willow with Loft offers 2,956 square feet of living space with five bedrooms, three bathrooms, an open