Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) August 31, 2007
Owning a house has many advantages. An excellent new resource for choosing the right neighborhood are the new community pages for cities and towns in and around Huntsville and Madison County Alabama can be found at http://www.MoveToHuntsville.com. Don't Just Buy a House - Make a Home in Huntsville, Alabama.
Making a home is having all of those advantages in a place where families are safe and comfortable - in a community they enjoy being a part of. In Huntsville, this connection is not only with friends and neighbors, but is also developed with the museums, educational facilities, cultural and outdoor activities. Couple these features with affordable housing and a low cost of living, and residents have a unique environment that allows families to prosper in Huntsville, Alabama. Real estate has experienced an amazing expansion with some of the most desirable home listings in America.
The Huntsville real estate market offers the opportunity to own a home in a community that's consistently named as one of the best places to live and work. Called "The Jewel of the Sunbelt" by BizJournals, Huntsville is named in Sperling's Best Places as one of the 10 best with low cost of living and good job prospects. Huntsville is also called "the South's newest economic development rock star" in an article in Southern Business and Development.
Economic stability is a necessary part of any good community. Huntsville's unemployment rate is 2.5%, far below the national average of 4.5% (as of November 2006). In fact, 44.3% of the employment is in management, professional and related occupations. Known as the "Space Capital of America," Huntsville's business development is made up of companies like NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Direct TV, the Army's Redstone Arsenal, and Cummings Research Park. These companies and others anticipate 4,000 new jobs thanks to the Department of Defense's implementation of BRAC. In addition, the Hudson-Alpha Institute of Biotechnology has a projected 1,000 new jobs expected in Huntsville. Real estate agents will tell you that, along with promising job prospects, good schools are a priority in the home-buying decision.
Alabama has not only increased the number of school days per year from 175 to 180, but has also dedicated an additional $80 million to increase teachers' and other school employees' salaries. This devotion to education is why 31% of Huntsville's adults hold bachelor's degrees, making it one of the top six areas in higher education. Not only are there employment options and educational advancement available in Huntsville, the city is beautiful, in the midst of a lush, green, mountainous region.
Huntsville's temperate climate, in a gorgeous setting, allows year-round golfing, water sports, and activities for every enthusiast. The city's commitment to environmental excellence is why Huntsville was ranked by The Green Guides as one of the top 10 "Green Cities" in the U.S. Huntsville contains more than 36,000 acres of natural space available for recreation, giving residents even more pleasure with their beautiful homes in Huntsville. Real estate agents in this town are quick to point out that available homes are suited to all lifestyles, from acres of wooded areas to condominiums in downtown Huntsville.
In a community close enough for neighborhood barbecues; yet diverse enough to contain business and cultural opportunities, true quality of life is possible when buying a home in Huntsville, Alabama. Real estate here offers exceptional value, combined with some of the lowest property taxes in the country, giving residents the most for their money, when they are ready to buy. This year consider Huntsville where residents can own a home, not just a house.
Visit the new community pages for cities and towns in and around Huntsville and Madison County at http://www.MoveToHuntsville.com . There are lots of photos from around town and links to area real estate.
For additional information or media interviews, please contact Mike Manosky at (256) 508-0211 or via email Mike @ MoveToHuntsville.com .