Pack your Bags and Move to Orlando

Posted: May 7, 2014 | Categories: Communities | News
By Highland Homes

Orlando new homesLooking to move south? It is time to pack your bags, rent a moving truck and purchase a new home in Orlando. For the fourth year in a row, U-Haul has named Orlando the No. 2 spot to move in the U.S.

Based on the number of movers renting a truck one way, the report considers every city in the U.S., regardless of size. Throughout 2013, U-Haul had 1.7 million trucks rented for a one-way trip. From those numbers U-Haul compiled a list of the top 50 destinations. Here are the top 10:

  1. Houston, Texas
  2. Orlando, Florida
  3. Las Vegas, Nevada
  4. Chicago, Illinois
  5. San Antonio, Texas
  6. Austin, Texas
  7. Brooklyn, New York
  8. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  9. Columbus, Ohio
  10. Kansas City, Missouri

With its balmy year-round temperatures, world renowned attractions, abundance of golf courses and proximity to Florida’s sandy beaches, Orlando is the perfect location for home buyers looking to move to a warm southern location. According to Clear Capital, it is also one of the best housing markets in the nation. In Clear Capital’s May Housing Report, Orlando is ranked the No. 13 best performing housing market in the U.S. From April 2013 to April 2014, Orlando housing prices improved by 14.8 percent, which far outpaces the national average.

Highland Homes currently builds beautiful Orlando homes at Deer Creek in St. Cloud, Whitemarsh in Leesburg, and Stonewood Manor in Lady Lake. With more than 30 stylish home designs to choose from and hundreds of design options in the Highland Homes Personal Selection Studio, buyers can truly design a dream home that meets their needs, style and budget.

Homes in these Orlando communities are affordably priced from the mid-$100,000s with qualified buyers able to purchase their home for just $99 down.

There’s no better time to make your move to Orlando! For more information on Deer Creek, Whitemarsh and Stonewood Manor, visit the Highland Homes website today.

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