young homebuyers in central floridaWho’s buying homes in the second quarter of 2019? According to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the real estate experts at Zillow, homeownership rates are up for U.S. and Florida home buyers under the age of 35!

Homeownership rates for buyers under age 35 increased to 36.4% nationwide in the second quarter of 2019, up one percentage point from the first quarter of the year. Why are these rates climbing? Younger households are ambitious to achieve their American Dream of home ownership, and in many Florida real estate markets, owning a home is more affordable than renting!

At Highland Homes, we’re proud to build new homes in Florida that are affordable, designed for your lifestyle, and in sought-after cities for first-time homebuyers. With homes priced from the $180’s and both single-family homes and townhomes available, we truly offer something for every buyer no matter your age or whether this is your first home or your forever home!

At Boyette Fields in Riverview, you’ll find affordable homes in a desirable location, and a brand-new, professionally decorated model home is now open. This boutique community offers just 23 exclusive homes in a top-notch location in the FishHawk area of Riverview. With access to great schools, local attractions, and plenty of recreation opportunities, it’s no wonder buyers are flocking to see these beautiful new homes priced from the $220’s.

Located among Central Florida’s citrus groves, Cascara is a brand-new community of homes for sale in Auburndale priced from the $180’s. Affordably priced and beautifully designed, these homes include open living areas, private owner’s suites, and a front porch and/or covered lanai (per plan) that allows you to enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings. The in-community information center is now open, and you’re invited to stop by to tour the community and take advantage of introductory pricing today!

new townhome in Gibsonton, FLIf you’re searching for a low-maintenance lifestyle, a Tampa townhome may be a good option for you. At Tuscany Bay in Gibsonton, townhomes priced from the $180’s offer you three bedrooms, an open living area, 1-car garage, and even a private covered lanai. And, your new townhome is decked out with luxurious finishing touches including granite kitchen countertops, ceramic floor tile, and Samsung stainless-steel appliances. Even better, this gated community has desirable amenities including a pool and cabana, includes your exterior and lawn maintenance, basic cable, and your water, sewer, and garbage utilities in the HOA so you can save money and enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle, and is located just minutes from shopping. dining, beaches, and downtown Tampa.

If you’re searching for a new home near Orlando, low-maintenance townhomes are also available in St. Cloud, Florida, at Gramercy Farms. Priced from the $220’s, these two-story townhomes are in a laid-back locale and surrounded by desirable community amenities. Enjoy life in your beautiful townhome with three bedrooms and up to 1,884 square feet of living space, or head outside to enjoy the community amenities that include a playground, dog park, basketball court, and picnic pavilion.

These neighborhoods are just a small sample of the many Florida new home communities where Highland Homes builds. To preview all of our new home communities in Florida, visit the Highland Homes website or contact our Florida New Home Specialists at 863-797-4999!