The good news keeps coming! The Alabama Center for Real Estate (ACRE) recently announced their market findings from December of last year. Nearly every statistic is encouraging to real estate professionals, industry experts and homebuyers, as most of the major indicators registered positive increases. But most impressively, residential sales in the Birmingham metro climbed 16.6 percent from December 2012. These sales rounded out the year and brought overall sales growth for 2013 up 10.3 percent, when compared to the year before.
Additionally, the sales of new homes in Birmingham accounted for 14 percent of all sales in December. This is a relatively big portion of the market, and has an astoundingly positive impact on the economy. Many homebuyers prefer newly built homes and their presence in the market can encourage hesitant homebuyers to jump in. There is certainly a demand for these homes in the Birmingham market, and Ross Bridge delivers!
Birmingham and the metro area is already a thriving market with even more potential growth the future. In our last blog post, we mentioned how Birmingham is gaining major momentum in the housing market and in popularity. It was even ranked on CNN Money’s “10 Hottest Housing Markets for 2014” list. With new improvements in the marketplace and the city, more and more families will choose this area as their new home.
The new homes in our Ross Bridge community are unlike any you’ve ever seen. Nestled next to the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Ross Bridge, our community is ideal for those who crave the golf resort lifestyle. The homes range from three to five bedrooms and are featured in varying designs and exteriors. All within close proximity to the course, these homes are also near Ross Bridge parks, pools, and walking trails – so go ahead, enjoy all of that green space!
The course at Ross Bridge itself is one of the longest and most challenging courses in the world. Stretching 8,191 yards with beautiful fairways and breathtaking scenery, this course is bound to be one of your favorites. Residents can also enjoy the world-class Marriott Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa for a luxury experience fit for royalty. With a 12,000-square foot European spa and an array of spa treatments, this retreat ensures relaxation and rejuvenation.
Simply put, Ross Bridge is one of the most complete and amenitized communities in the Birmingham market. Smart homebuyers are moving quickly to take advantage of the favorable conditions and moving into Ross Bridge today!