Blog Articles for September 2012

Home Prices Rising on New Homes in Tampa

Posted On: September 27, 2012 | Categories: Communities | General Info
Recent data from the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller index showed that home prices are on the rise, and rose 1.9% in Tampa from May 2012 to June 2012 and 3.4% year-to-year from June 2011 to June 2012. Prices increased for the fourth consecutive month, and these pricing gains mean that the Tampa

Fall Decorating Trends for Your Orlando New Home

Posted On: September 24, 2012 | Categories: Design and Decorating
As Summer changes to Autumn we start to see colors change all around us as well. We don’t see the trees change as much in Florida as you would up north, but a tinge of fall in the air definitely affects what we wear, the foods we bake and the decor in our Tampa, Lakeland-Winter Haven and Orlando new

Florida Housing Market Getting Stronger: Perfect Time to Purchase an Orlando New Home

Posted On: September 20, 2012 | Categories: General Info
When the housing market bubble busted five years ago, Florida was one of the hardest hit states as a result of overbuilding and high unemployment, but things are improving in Florida, and quickly. The Florida housing market is recovering, and according to recent data, home prices are rising and the

Decorate your Florida New Home with Custom Furniture

Posted On: September 13, 2012 | Categories: Design and Decorating
\n\nWhen we are getting ready to open a Florida new home community, Highland Homes’ employees work as a team to prepare and decorate our model homes. From selecting paint colors to window treatments and furniture, each one of the model homes is a team effort.\n\nFor the past three years the Highland

Lakeland-Winter Haven New Homes Among Most Affordable in US

Posted On: September 10, 2012 | Categories: Communities | General Info
According to a new report from The National Association of Home Builders and the Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI), there is good news for homebuyers looking to purchase a Lakeland-Winter Haven new home. On a list of the 10 cities with the most affordable homes in the US, Lakeland-Winter

How Much Do You Need to Earn to Purchase a Florida New Home?

Posted On: September 7, 2012 | Categories: General Info
As the housing market recovers, median house prices are beginning to rise in cities all across the country, including Tampa and Orlando. So as a homebuyer you may be asking, how much do I have to earn annually to purchase a Florida new home? In order to answer this question, HSH.com took the