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Birmingham Metro Area Sales in January 2015

The Birmingham-Hoover metro area is well known throughout the state for its thriving housing market. And, measurements recorded from January only prove this area’s continued growth and housing market resurgence.

Residential sales totaled 736 units in the first month of the year in the Birmingham metro area, a 16% improvement over the same period in 2014, reports the Greater Alabama MLS.  Of the homes sold, 11% were newly built homes, much like those available in the Ross Bridge community.

Additionally, housing supply in January dropped to 8.4 months, compared to the 10.8 months in January of last year.  The lower number is indicative of a more balanced housing market, and is even more impressive when compared to the 18.3 months of housing supply observed in January 2009.  According to the Alabama Center for Real Estate (ACRE), the “Birmingham Metro Area is one of the most balanced markets in Alabama during the month of January and throughout 2014.”

With news as promising as this for our first month of 2015, it’s safe to say local real estate experts and homebuyers alike are feeling confident for the year ahead!

When buying a new home in the Birmingham-Hoover metro area, a newly built house in the Ross Bridge community is the premier choice.  With three distinct neighborhoods within the community, homebuyers not only have choices in the design and layout of their new home, but with their location within Ross Bridge as well.

Additionally, Ross Bridge is a unique community presenting the ideal blend of country club amenities, friendly neighbors and beautiful homes.  A majestic golf course that’s a stop on the famous Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, the luxurious Marriott Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort with pools, a spa and dining options, as well as the beautifully manicured community areas like trails and parks, all help make Ross Bridge the unforgettable community we know it to be.

The dedication to new homes in the Birmingham-Hoover market is evident with the Ross Bridge community – take a look at our new homes for sale, there’s no telling how long these will last on the market!

Source: AL.com