About the Hoover Area Chamber

The Hoover Alabama Chamber of Commerce, its staff, members, officers and board members extend a warm welcome to you. We pride ourselves on being one of the South's fastest growing communities, offering new and progressive opportunities every day. Hoover spans almost 50 square miles of territory, involving much of Jefferson County and Shelby County. We promote a healthy business environment, and feature great restaurants, lodging facilities, sporting events, and vacation areas. Click here to read more.

Real Estate

There's No Place Like Home...especially if "home" is in Hoover

Looking for a place to call home? Look in Hoover. With its unique combination of family values, convenience, culture and civic pride, Hoover has everything a place for people of all ages at all stages of life. And according to the real estate professionals in the area, Hoover practically sells itself.

"Many find Hoover such an attractive place to live because it offers all the amenities of a large city in a small, friendly and community environment," said Dee McGraw, outreach and sales coordinator for Prime Communities, Inc.

"Small and large families as well as singles can all find unsurpassed dining, entertainment, schools and libraries in a safe setting here, and great shopping is just a stone's throw away."
Richard Head, a residential specialist with RE/MAX Advantage, agrees. "We have most anything people could want," he said, "and there's a strong demand for both new and resale homes." Head, himself a Hoover resident, also noted that while Hoover has outstanding city schools and city services, the city's tax base is quite reasonable. "Speaking from personal experience, Hoover is the ideal place for my family to live and work," he said.

Several Real Estate agents are serving the Hoover Area. Mary Milton, Susan Bell, Richard Head and Javetta Lodge are active Chamber Members and experienced Realtors. Details>>

In the new home category, all inclusive communities such as Lake Cyrus and Greystone offer residents luxury living on a number of levels - from garden homes to estate homes in gated neighborhoods - and amenities such as lakes, parks, recreational facilities and convenience to schools and shopping. The Trace Crossings community features traditional style homes on large, wooded lots, lakes and a system of biking and walking trails. Six elegant new neighborhoods surround the fabulous Ross Bridge conference center and golf course, where the demand for home sites has thus far exceeded developers' expectations. Of the neighborhoods' combined total of 500 lots, 300 had been developed and sold to builders by the end of 2005.

Many apartment home options are available in Hoover with some of the finest being found in the beautiful multi-dimensional The Preserve. This unique community also offers townhomes, cottages, villas, manors and estate homes.

While new homes are being constructed at a record rate, the older home market in Hoover continues to thrive. Areas such as Green Valley and Bluff Park, for example, enjoy a constant influx of young families needing more space for their money or people who simply desire the charm of an older home.

Besides its many housing options, convenience is probably the most attractive thing about living in Hoover. No matter what you want or need, you're likely to find it right in Hoover.

Consider these advantages:
A. With venues such as the Riverchase Galleria, Patton Creek,The Village at Lee Branch, and The Grove shopping in Hoover can't be beat. The city also has a host of convenient service-related businesses such as banks, salons and dry cleaners.
B. Access to major highways and interstates allows Hoover residents to leave home and arrive at UAB or Birmingham's downtown financial district in a matter of minutes. Closer to home are area attractions such as Birmingham's McWane Center, Oak Mountain State Park and Alabama Adventures.
C. Spiritual rest and resources are never far away thanks to Hoover's many churches. Hoover is more than just a place to live; it's a place to belong.

To learn more about the living options available in Hoover, contact the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce at 988-5672 or one of the Realtors listed in the membership directory of this guide.

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