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Birmingham, AL 35215
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EST. RENT: $860
AUCTION: 04-23-2024
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Home Value Estimator For Birmingham, AL

There are currently 114,095 real estate properties in Birmingham, AL, with a median automated valuation model (AVM) price of $139,700.00. What is an AVM? It is a smart computer program that analyzes and predicts the approximate value of a home, property or land in Birmingham, AL, based on current market trends, comparable real estate sales nearby, historical data and, of course, property features, among other variables. These automated home estimates are often very helpful, providing buyers and sellers with a better idea of a home’s value ahead of the negotiation process. For example, the average home price in Birmingham, AL, is $228,751.00, with the most expensive house in Birmingham, AL, topping out at $69,247,200.00 and the cheapest home in Birmingham, AL, clocking in at $10,000.00. In other words, there’s something for every potential homebuyer or savvy investor in Birmingham, AL!

Rent Prices In Birmingham, AL

With the expiration of certain local, state and federal housing-related restrictions and mandated programs, the rental market in Birmingham, AL, is on a rollercoaster ride. The average rent price in Birmingham, AL, is $1,268.00. Indeed, when looking to rent in Birmingham, AL, you can expect to pay as little as $480.00 or as much as $3,900.00, with the average rent median estimated to be $1,100.00. The good news is that finding an affordable and desirable property to rent in Birmingham, AL -- whether it’s apartments, townhomes, condominiums or single-family homes -- is made easier with knowledge of the local market and, of course, a little patience.

Top Reasons To Live In Birmingham, AL In 2024

Birmingham is located in Jefferson, Alabama, with an estimated municipal population of 209,403 residents. All of the best foreclosed homes for sale in Birmingham are located in the following zip code areas on 35218 35214 35215 35217 35210 35211 35212 35213 35243 35242 35224 35221 35222 35228 35203 35207 35206 35205 35204 35209 35208 35254 35068 35061 35234 35235 35233 35201 35202 35220 35232 35237 35238 35246 35249 35255 35259 35261 35270 35282 35283 35285 35287 35290 35291 35292 35294 35295 35297 35298. The estimated population per square kilometer (.62 miles) in Birmingham is 553.

Cost Of Living In Birmingham, AL

So, about how much do homes cost in Birmingham? The most recent median value of resident-owned homes in Birmingham is 94,786. An estimated 44.9 percent of households in Birmingham own their homes, with an average family size of 3.12. The median household income in Birmingham is 37,375, with13.4 percentage of households earning at least $100,000 annually. For working parents and professionals who are searching for cheap homes in Birmingham, the median commute time of resident workers (in minutes) is 21.9. And last, but certainly not least, are you looking for homes to rent in Birmingham? If so, the average rent price paid by renters in Birmingham is 837, according to recent statistics.

Diversity And Demographics In Birmingham, Alabama

Where a home is located is almost just as important as the home itself. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or are relocating to Birmingham, it is essential to take a deep dive into your potential future neighborhood. Homeownership is often a long-term relationship; therefore, be sure to do your due diligence to ensure that you make the best long-term decision.

The median age of residents in Birmingham is 35.9, split between 47.2 percent male versus 52.8 female. The percentage of residents who report being married in Birmingham is 28.7, with an average family size of 3.12.

The percentage of residents who report their race in Birmingham is as follows:

White 25.8%
Black / African American 69.9%
Asian 1.1%
American Indian / Alaskan Native 0.3%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacifc Islander 0%
Multi-racial 1.5%
Other 1.4%

Looking for family-friendly neighborhoods in and/or near Birmingham? Or maybe you are searching for 55+ active adult communities in and/or near Birmingham?

The percentage of residents who report their age in Birmingham is as follows:

Under 10 12.1%
Aged 10-19 10.6%
20s 18.3%
30s 13.5%
40s 11%
50s 12.7%
60s 11.7%
70s 6.1%
80+ 3.8%

Best Schools In Birmingham, Alabama

It was a rollercoaster ride for academics in 2020, with school districts throughout the nation transferring their classes online because of the global pandemic. Numerous school districts will continue online courses, while others will welcome students back to campus. Regardless, homebuyers are shopping for homes in Birmingham with dedicated in-home learning spaces, as well as for homes located within the best school systems for in-person instruction in Birmingham.

Pros And Cons Of Living In Birmingham, Alabama

How do you know that living in -- or moving to -- Birmingham is right where you need to be? Perhaps you grew up in Birmingham or already live nearby; therefore, the decision to buy a home in Birmingham is a no-brainer. For others, however, it may not be such a straightforward or simple decision. Whether you are relocating to Birmingham for work or just looking for a fresh start, getting a read on a neighborhood from afar (online) can be tricky... and exhausting.

Here are some questions to ask yourself when shopping for foreclosed homes for sale in Birmingham:

  • What type of neighborhood environment (suburban, urban, rural, etc.) do you prefer?
  • What types of shopping (mom and pop, mall, big box), restaurants (fast food, chain, local) and businesses (small, big, mixed) would you like nearby?
  • What leisure-time activities (golf, biking, hiking, etc.) do you enjoy?
  • What type of commute (car, plane, home office) do you seek?

In short, it always helps to create a “Pros vs. Cons” list of what you need in a home and/or neighborhood like Birmingham.

Reasons To Move To Birmingham, Alabama, In 2024

Prospective homebuyers are clearly taking advantage of the low interest rates and numerous government assistance programs. These low interest rates mean homebuyers in Birmingham can now afford much more house for the same monthly payment (if interest rates were higher). Motivated and opportunistic sellers in Birmingham, meanwhile, can field multiple offers from more qualified buyers.

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