Blog Articles for September 2010

Home Ownership is Better Than Renting

Posted On: September 30, 2010 | Categories: General Info
A recent study showed the owning a home is better than paying rent. Why does this seem to be old news? The question has often come up and it is always the same..YES, its more economical to buy a Tampa new home than rent. Tampabay.com recently blogged on this subject and stated many logical reasons

Stop By Orlando Area Community Deer Creek

Posted On: September 27, 2010 | Categories: Communities | General Info
Highland Homes invites you to visit us at Deer Creek, our newest Orlando area.  If you are looking for affordable St. Cloud new homes, Deer Creek offers homes priced in the $120,000s and just the right combination of what today’s buyers are looking for -- low interest rates, 100% financing, low

Home Buyers Migrate Back to Florida

Posted On: September 24, 2010 | Categories: General Info
Good news on the home front for Florida builders!  It was recently reported that Florida is beginning to see a trend of people migrating back to the state and the population from migration has increased from 2009 to 2010. This is good news for Highland Homes as we continue to be the leading,

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Consider a New Home Purchase

Posted On: September 22, 2010 | Categories: General Info | Why Buy New
If you think that now is not the time to buy your new home, think again. Brett Arends of  The Wall Street Journal offers 10 reasons why it’s good to purchase a new home. Below we have highlighted the top 5 reasons why you should consider buying a new home.1. It’s a Buyer’s Market: Tax credits on

Students Awarded Scholarships from Highland Homes

Posted On: September 20, 2010 | Categories: General Info | Events
Highland Homes was featured on TV in Tampa, Fl  in early September for our sponsorship to the Bucified Bert, Ole is Alive Foundation. Earlier this year Highland Homes awarded 4 scholarships to deserving students involved in Bucified Bert's program. It was the first year Highland Homes participated

Luxury Packages Save Cash While Creating the Home You Want

Posted On: September 13, 2010 | Categories: General Info
Highland Homes didn’t earn our reputation as Lakeland's Value Leader for nothing. Once again, we’re demonstrating our commitment to putting you in the Lakeland new home of your dreams at a price you can afford.\n\nWhat makes your home feel like your own? Usually, our buyers say it’s the features

Why You Should Buy a New Home Instead of a Resale

Posted On: September 9, 2010 | Categories: General Info | Why Buy New
If you’re like most people looking at purchasing a central Florida new home, you’ve become inundated with an overwhelming amount of foreclosures, short sales and distressed properties. Although these may seem like good deals on the surface, you’ll spend more money and have more stress in the

Go Green and Save Green with Highland Homes

Posted On: September 2, 2010 | Categories: Communities | General Info
Energy-efficient homes from Highland Homes provide you the opportunity to Go Green, Save Green on your Central Florida new home. The more environmentally friendly items you choose as upgrades, the more you will save on the price. Plus, with many of the upgrades, you’ll save on energy bills for the