Posted by Hubert Miles on November 30th, 2009 filed in Real Estate
Birmingham is located in north central Alabama. This large metro area has many suburbs. Hoover is the largest suburb and has many options for upscale homes and planned communities. The Hoover area has a population of about 73,000 people as of the most recent census data. The area is forecasted to continue to grow over for many years to come.
Located among the beautiful Appalachian Mountains foothills, Hoover has become the home of many planned communities. The communities in the Hoover area offer amenities like golf courses, tennis and fitness facilities.
The forecast for the Hoover real estate market is bright. The median home price is up from the 2000 price of $176,400 and is currently experiencing a median home price of about $248,000. This number is down from the pre-recession median price of $363,800 but prices are expected to recover moving forward as the economy improves.
One of the premier luxury home and resort communities in Hoover is The Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa. The community features luxury homes priced from $240,000 to over $1,000,000, town homes from around $220,000 to $260,000, and condos from $169,900.
Ross Bridge is known world wide as a premier resort destination. The resort offers a 259 room luxurious hotel and a 12,000 sq ft spa center. Other amenities include a championship golf course, outdoor pool and meeting center, and tennis courts.
The golf course at Ross Bridge has an 8,191 yard golf course that is the home of the Regions Charity Classic on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. The New York Times said the course was “some of the best public golf on Earth.” The Hoover Birmingham area offers many entertainment, dining, shopping, and cultural activities.
Other featured attractions in the Birmingham area includes the Alabama Adventure theme park, the Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Birmingham Museum of Art, the International Motor Sports Hall of Fame, and the famous Talladega Superspeedway.
About the Author:
Hubert Miles is the founder of Gated Communities USA which features the best Planned Communities in the USA and Internationally. Find information on Planned Communities in the South.