Blog Articles for August 2014

Florida Polytechnic University Now in Session; Welcomes First Students

Posted On: August 29, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News
After years of planning and development, Florida Polytechnic University celebrated a milestone on Monday when it opened its doors for the first-ever class of students. As Florida’s 12th public state university, students at Florida Polytechnic University receive a unique education focused on Science,

Now Building New Homes at Saratoga in Lakeland

Posted On: August 27, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News
Following the announcement of our newest Lakeland community in May, it has been a busy summer at Saratoga in North Lakeland. We’ve already sold a few homes to lucky homeowners, released two inventory homes to begin construction, and construction is underway on our beautiful model home.Featuring our

Zephyrhills: The City for Adventures Big and Small

Posted On: August 25, 2014 | Categories: Communities | General Info
Zephyrhills may be best known for the bottled water brand by the same name, but there is much more to this Tampa Bay suburb than meets the eye.With a population of more than 14,000*, this city is located just a short drive northeast from the heart of Tampa. This puts Zephyrhills residents in a prime

Functionality Tops the List of Top-5 New Home Must-Haves

Posted On: August 19, 2014 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New | Design and Decorating
When it comes to designing your dream home, it is about more than the bells and whistles of luxury design finishes. A new home should make your life easier, as well as be easier to sell if you decide to do so in the future. While granite countertops or top-of-the-line appliances can be important, a

Front Porches: Part of the Laid-Back Florida Lifestyle

Posted On: August 15, 2014 | Categories: Communities | Design and Decorating
Home design goes through phases like anything else, with consumer preferences evolving on everything from paint color schemes to the architecture of the actual home.Recently, one home feature that is making a comeback is the porch, especially here in Florida.The porch began disappearing from the

Raising the Roof and Framing the Walls of my Highland Home

Posted On: August 13, 2014 | Categories: The Experience of Building My Highland Home
My-oh-my have things moved along in my new home! At the time of my last post, I had exterior walls up and a giant open space–now, there is a roof and interior walls are framed! This is when the building process really takes off as there is so much that goes inside the walls of a home.To back track a

Highland Homes Partners with WFLA as Tampa’s Home Building Expert

Posted On: August 12, 2014 | Categories: News
When you are investing in a new home, you want to be sure you are building it with a company who has a longstanding reputation for quality and customer service.Highland Homes is pleased to announce that we have recently partnered with WFLA News Channel 8 as Tampa’s Expert Home Builder.The WFLA

This Summer, Nothing Can Hold You Back from Homeownership

Posted On: August 6, 2014 | Categories: News | Events
For a limited time, we are offering sensational summer savings to help you purchase the Florida new home of your dreams. With up to $12,114 in savings and just $99 down for qualified buyers, nothing can hold you back from owning a sensationally-styled and budget-friendly new home this summer!From