Yearly Archives: 2011

NEW Interactive Site Map

  Check out our new interactive site map and stop in to the Welcome Center to learn all about our newest Neighborhood at Ross Bridge – North Hampton!

Birmingham’s October Sales Jump in 2011 over 2010

  The Birmingham Association of Realtors reported late last week that residential sales totaled 803 in this past October, a significant 43% increase over October 2010. Inventory continues to shrink as well, down to 8,778 in October, a big improvement over the 10,422 units available during the same time last year. Foreclosure sales still make […]

Birmingham Sales Up 25% This Year

  The Alabama Center for Real Estate (ACRE) at the University of Alabama released a report on residential sales data in the Birmingham area, comparing 2010 YTD to 2011. Although area sales arent yet back to their 2006 peaks, activity has grown and data has improved considerably in the last year. Through September this year  […]

Ross Bridge Named to Best North American Golf Resorts

Earlier this week Golf Digest magazine ranked Ross Bridge to its list of 75 of the Best North American Golf Resorts. Over 1,000 panelists picked the Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa to join the exclusive list alongside of names like Ritz-Carlton, Four Seasons and Pebble Beach. As one of Alabama’s hottest selling new […]

September 2011 Home Sales Up 25%

  As reported this week by the Birmingham Association of Realtors, Birmingham's home sales are up 25% in September 2011 compared to the same month last year. Throughout the region sales in Jefferson, St Clair, Blount, and Shelby counties rose from 723 sales in September 2010 to 905 sales this past month. The report also […]

Birmingham Named Among Top Communities for Young People

  Birmingham has been named one of the nation's 100 Best Communities for Young People by the America's Promise Alliance. The competition recognizes communities across the country that focus on reducing high school dropout rates and providing service and support to their youth. This is the second time Birmingham has been recognized on the list. […]

The Fed Shuffles Securities, Mortgage Rates Drop Below 4%

Shoppers for new homes in the Birmingham area received some interesting financial news this week…even lower interest rates! The recent changes from the Federal Reserve have now resulted in even lower mortgage rates, making this market quite favorable for home buyers. The average rate on a 30-year mortgage went from 4.01% down to 3.94% in […]

“Uncorked” and “Arts & Music” Festival on the Green

  "Uncorked" and "Arts & Music" Festival on the Green will be held on the grounds of Ross Bridge, the area's premier resort community. This years Festival will offer cooking lessons, beer and wine seminars, fine crafts from over 50 artists and live music on the main stage. Prizes will be given, including a one […]

Encouraging Data on Birmingham’s August Home Sales

  According to the Birmingham area MLS, August 2011 showed some nice improvements over last year's numbers as total dollar sales have improved 21% year over year for Birmingham homes sales. As noted, this is the first time in years that the 12 month moving average line for total sales is slightly rising. Total […]

August Home Sales at Ross Bridge

  This past August at Ross Bridge was solid for new homes sales, especially when compared to last August. When looking at August '10 vs August '11, Ross Bridge sales of new homes are up 40% this year!  Total Sales was not the only improvement though, Average List Price and Average Sold Price both improved […]