Birmingham

Birmingham Alabama skyline

Birmingham

Now is a great time to add Birmingham real estate to your investment portfolio.  Birmingham home prices are currently at historically low levels. Below are just a few of the reason why you should buy investment property in Birmingham, Alabama:

  • It is one of the most affordable cities in the U.S. to live.
  • Home prices are currently at historically low levels.
  • It is one of the most important business centers in the Southeastern U.S.
  • It ranks 54th in population among the nation’s top 268 metropolitan areas.
  • The local economy is diversified with manufacturing, higher education, medical professions, and banking being among the top employers.
  • It has three universities, four junior colleges, three technical schools, & three religious training schools.
  • 46 percent of the population are renters.
  • Rental rates vs. home values allow for excellent cash flow opportunities.
  • Rental rates are on the rise.
  • Rental unit demand is currently high.

The City of Birmingham, Alabama, is a municipal corporation under the laws of the State of Alabama. Birmingham is the largest city in the state with a population currently estimated at 242,820, and a metro population of 1,079,089.

Nestled at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains at the cross-section of two major railroads, the city was once the primary industrial center of the southern United States. At the height of the nation’s manufacturing age, the city grew so fast in population, it was called the “Magic City.” Today, Birmingham has transformed itself into a medical research, banking and service-based economy, making it one of the nation’s most livable cities with a vibrant downtown, a burgeoning loft community, a world-class culinary scene and more green space per capita than any other city in the nation!

Birmingham SkylineBirmingham also boasts 99 historic neighborhoods and is often referred to as the cradle of the American Civil Rights Movement. The average (high) temperature in the city is 65°; the average low is 51°. The city is centrally located in the southeast and easily accessible to major hubs in the region.

Birmingham Stats:

  • Ranks 13th among the largest southeastern metropolitan areas
  • Represents 24 percent of Alabama’s total population
  • Represents 31 percent of Alabama’s total payroll dollars
  • Ranks 48th in population among the nation’s top 300 metropolitan areas
  • Home to 40,680 Businesses

Some of Birmingham’s Largest Employers:

University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center
Baptist Medical Centers
BellSouth
Honda Manufacturing Plant
Mercedes – Benz Manufacturing Plant
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Protective Life Insurance Headquarters
Regions Bank, NA. Headquarters
Wells Fargo Bank
BBVA Compass Bank
Alabama Power Company Headquarters
Books-A-Million Headquarters
Energen Corporation
SONAT Corporation

Local Area Attractions:

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is a large interpretive museum and research center in Birmingham, Alabama that depicts the struggles of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s. The Institute is located in the Civil Rights District, which includes the historic 16th Street Baptist Church, Kelly Ingram Park, Fourth Avenue Business District, and the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame located in the Carver Theatre.

The Historic Alabama Theater is a movie palace in Birmingham, Alabama. It was built in 1927 by Paramount’s Publix Theatre chain as its flagship theater for the southeastern region of the United States. Seating 2,500 people at the time, it was the largest in the Birmingham Theatre district. The district was once home to a myriad of large theaters that featured vaudeville, performing arts, nickelodeons, and large first-run movie palaces. The Alabama is the only district theater still operating today. Built to show silent films, the Alabama still features its original Wurlitzer theater organ.

The Barbers Motor Sports Museum and Park iis a 740 acres multi-purpose racing facility located on the eastern fringes of Birmingham, Alabama,near Leeds. It was built by George Barber, and includes the Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum. It has been the site of the IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Alabama since 2010 season. Barber is also the home of the North American Porsche Driving School and the Kevin Schwantz Motorcycle School.

Birmingham, AL view from Railroad Park Railroad Park is a 19-acre park in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, that opened in the fall of 2010. It was designed by landscape architect Tom Leader and built by Birmingham-based Brasfield & Gorrie. The park lies immediately south of the Norfolk Southern and CSX rail lines through downtown Birmingham.

Properties In and Around Birmingham:

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332 Joan Avenue

$ 56.000
332 Joan Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35215 3 Br / 1 Ba 1179 Sq. Ft. Built 1956 SALE PRICE: $56,000 CONTACT STORMY TODAY! [more]
332 Joan Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35215 3 Br / 1 Ba 1179 Sq. Ft. Built 1956 SALE PRICE: $56,000 CONTACT STORMY TODAY! [more]
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65 Jackson Ln Tri-Plex

$ 224.900
Monthly Rent: $1,975 Annual Rent: $23,700 Check out the full proforma here: 65 Jackson Ln Proforma Information cont [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,975 Annual Rent: $23,700 Check out the full proforma here: 65 Jackson Ln Proforma Information cont [more]
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1820 5th St NW

$ 86.900
Monthly Rent: $865 Annual Rent: $10,380 Check out the full proforma here: 1820 5th St NW Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $865 Annual Rent: $10,380 Check out the full proforma here: 1820 5th St NW Proforma Information conta [more]
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4954 Valleyview Terr

$ 83.900
Monthly Rent: $825 Annual Rent: $9,900 Check out the full proforma here: 4954 Valleyview Terr Proforma Information [more]
Monthly Rent: $825 Annual Rent: $9,900 Check out the full proforma here: 4954 Valleyview Terr Proforma Information [more]
31 1.008 ft2full info
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526 Zinnia Ln

$ 96.900
Monthly Rent: $950 Annual Rent: $11,400 Check out the full proforma here: 526 Zinnia Ln Proforma Information contai [more]
Monthly Rent: $950 Annual Rent: $11,400 Check out the full proforma here: 526 Zinnia Ln Proforma Information contai [more]
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1204 Rose Lynn Ln

$ 93.900
Monthly Rent: $925 Annual Rent: $11,100 Check out the full proforma here: 1204 Rose Lynn Ln Proforma Information co [more]
Monthly Rent: $925 Annual Rent: $11,100 Check out the full proforma here: 1204 Rose Lynn Ln Proforma Information co [more]
31 1.271 ft2full info
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4255 Candle Brook Ln

$ 124.900
Monthly Rent: $1,195 Annual Rent: $14,340 Check out the full proforma here: 4255 Candle Brook Ln Proforma Informati [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,195 Annual Rent: $14,340 Check out the full proforma here: 4255 Candle Brook Ln Proforma Informati [more]
32 1.270 ft2full info
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600 3rd Terr

$ 124.900
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 600 3rd Terr Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 600 3rd Terr Proforma Information conta [more]
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1200 Sweetwater Cir

$ 114.900
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 1200 Sweetwater Cir Proforma Informatio [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 1200 Sweetwater Cir Proforma Informatio [more]
32 1.400 ft2full info
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1911 2nd Ave N

$ 45.000
1911 2nd Ave N, Irondale, AL 35210 3 BR / 1 BA 1332 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $45,000 CONTACT JENNIFER TODAY!! [more]
1911 2nd Ave N, Irondale, AL 35210 3 BR / 1 BA 1332 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $45,000 CONTACT JENNIFER TODAY!! [more]
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537 55th Street

$ 6.500
537 55th Street, Fairfield, AL 35064 3 BR / 1 BA 1836 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $6,500 CONTACT STORMY TODAY!! [more]
537 55th Street, Fairfield, AL 35064 3 BR / 1 BA 1836 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $6,500 CONTACT STORMY TODAY!! [more]
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2123 18th Ave E

$ 147.900
Monthly Rent: $1,350 Annual Rent: $16,200 Check out the full proforma here: 2123 18th Ave Proforma Information cont [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,350 Annual Rent: $16,200 Check out the full proforma here: 2123 18th Ave Proforma Information cont [more]
32 1.259 ft2full info
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8328 Country Cir

$ 111.900
Monthly Rent: $1,100 Annual Rent: $13,200 Check out the full proforma here: 8328 Country Cir Proforma Information c [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,100 Annual Rent: $13,200 Check out the full proforma here: 8328 Country Cir Proforma Information c [more]
32 1.180 ft2full info
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524 Jane Ann Cir

$ 89.900
Monthly Rent: $885 Annual Rent: $10,620 Check out the full proforma here: 524 Jane Ann Cir Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $885 Annual Rent: $10,620 Check out the full proforma here: 524 Jane Ann Cir Proforma Information con [more]
31.5 1.014 ft2full info
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2813 23rd St Ensley

$ 28.900
2813 23rd St Ensley, Birmingham, AL 35208 3 BR / 2 BA 1,380 Sq. Ft. Built 1952 Rented for $750/Month SALE PRICE: $2 [more]
2813 23rd St Ensley, Birmingham, AL 35208 3 BR / 2 BA 1,380 Sq. Ft. Built 1952 Rented for $750/Month SALE PRICE: $2 [more]
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5561 Hwy 280

$ 155.000
5561 Hwy 280, Birmingham, AL 35242 5 BR / 3 BA 2,958 Sq. Ft. Built 1975 SALE PRICE: $155,000 CONTACT DAVID TODAY!! [more]
5561 Hwy 280, Birmingham, AL 35242 5 BR / 3 BA 2,958 Sq. Ft. Built 1975 SALE PRICE: $155,000 CONTACT DAVID TODAY!! [more]
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1349 Hatfield Ln

$ 97.900
Monthly Rent: $950 Annual Rent: $11,400 Check out the full proforma here: 1349 Hatfield Ln Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $950 Annual Rent: $11,400 Check out the full proforma here: 1349 Hatfield Ln Proforma Information con [more]
32 1.260 ft2full info
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3463 Lebron Rd

$ 19.900
3463 Le Bron Rd, Montgomery, Al 36111 3 BR / 1 BA                     1,161 Sq. Ft SALE PRICE: $19,900   CONTACT AD [more]
3463 Le Bron Rd, Montgomery, Al 36111 3 BR / 1 BA                     1,161 Sq. Ft SALE PRICE: $19,900   CONTACT AD [more]
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2310 Saint Charles Ave

$ 18.000
2310 Saint Charles Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36107 2 BR / 1.5 BA                     1,367 Sq. Ft SALE PRICE: $18,000 [more]
2310 Saint Charles Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36107 2 BR / 1.5 BA                     1,367 Sq. Ft SALE PRICE: $18,000 [more]
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2106 Windsor Ave

$ 19.000
2106 Windsor Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36107 2 BR / 1 BA                     1,110 Sq. Ft SALE PRICE: $19,000   CONTAC [more]
2106 Windsor Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36107 2 BR / 1 BA                     1,110 Sq. Ft SALE PRICE: $19,000   CONTAC [more]
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2112 Yancey Ave

$ 19.900
2112 Yancey Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36107 2 BR / 1 BA                     814 Sq. Ft SALE PRICE: $19,900   CONTACT A [more]
2112 Yancey Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36107 2 BR / 1 BA                     814 Sq. Ft SALE PRICE: $19,900   CONTACT A [more]
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704 Idlewood Rd

$ 99.900
Monthly Rent: $1,000 Annual Rent: $12,000 Check out the full proforma here: 704 Idlewood Rd Proforma Information co [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,000 Annual Rent: $12,000 Check out the full proforma here: 704 Idlewood Rd Proforma Information co [more]
32 1.428 ft2full info
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4506 6th St E

$ 122.900
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 4506 6th St Proforma Information contai [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 4506 6th St Proforma Information contai [more]
32 1.797 ft2full info
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103 Pine St

$ 82.900
Monthly Rent: $825 Annual Rent: $9,900 Check out the full proforma here: 103 Pine St Proforma Information contained [more]
Monthly Rent: $825 Annual Rent: $9,900 Check out the full proforma here: 103 Pine St Proforma Information contained [more]
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6022 5th Terrace S

$ 59.900
6022 5th Terrace S, Birmingham, AL 35212 2 BR / 1 BA 840 Sq. Ft. Built 1973 SALE PRICE: $59,900 CONTACT DAVID TODAY [more]
6022 5th Terrace S, Birmingham, AL 35212 2 BR / 1 BA 840 Sq. Ft. Built 1973 SALE PRICE: $59,900 CONTACT DAVID TODAY [more]
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2700 3rd St NW

$ 112.900
Monthly Rent: $1,100 Annual Rent: $13,200 Check out the full proforma here: 2700 3rd St NW Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,100 Annual Rent: $13,200 Check out the full proforma here: 2700 3rd St NW Proforma Information con [more]
32 1.585 ft2full info
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105 23rd Terr NW

$ 87.900
Monthly Rent: $865 Annual Rent: $10,380 Check out the full proforma here: 105 23rd Terr NW Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $865 Annual Rent: $10,380 Check out the full proforma here: 105 23rd Terr NW Proforma Information con [more]
31 1.025 ft2full info
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838 Danton Ln

$ 126.900
Monthly Rent: $1,195 Annual Rent: $14,340 Check out the full proforma here: 838 Danton Ln Proforma Information cont [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,195 Annual Rent: $14,340 Check out the full proforma here: 838 Danton Ln Proforma Information cont [more]
32 1.080 ft2full info
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527 25th Ave NE

$ 109.900
Monthly Rent: $1,100 Annual Rent: $13,200 Check out the full proforma here: 527 25th Ave Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,100 Annual Rent: $13,200 Check out the full proforma here: 527 25th Ave Proforma Information conta [more]
32 1.261 ft2full info
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4801 Longview Rd

$ 117.900
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 4801 Longview Rd Information contained [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 4801 Longview Rd Information contained [more]
31 1.169 ft2full info
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2213 2nd Pl NE

$ 86.900
Monthly Rent: $850 Annual Rent: $10,200 Check out the full proforma here: 2213 2nd Pl Proforma Information containe [more]
Monthly Rent: $850 Annual Rent: $10,200 Check out the full proforma here: 2213 2nd Pl Proforma Information containe [more]
31.5 1.183 ft2full info
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908 Charles Ct

$ 86.900
Monthly Rent: $850 Annual Rent: $10,200 Check out the full proforma here: 908 Charles Ct Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $850 Annual Rent: $10,200 Check out the full proforma here: 908 Charles Ct Proforma Information conta [more]
31 1.265 ft2full info
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829 Candy Lane NE

$ 69.900
829 Candy Lane NE, Birmingham, AL 35215 3 BR / 2 BA 1182 Sq. Ft. Built 1980 Rented Section 8 for $840/Month SALE PR [more]
829 Candy Lane NE, Birmingham, AL 35215 3 BR / 2 BA 1182 Sq. Ft. Built 1980 Rented Section 8 for $840/Month SALE PR [more]
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611 N Panama Street

$ 56.000
611 N Panama Street, Montgomery, AL 36107 4 BR / 2 BA                     1,679 Sq. Ft SALE PRICE: $56,000   CONTAC [more]
611 N Panama Street, Montgomery, AL 36107 4 BR / 2 BA                     1,679 Sq. Ft SALE PRICE: $56,000   CONTAC [more]
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6617 Seminole Circle

$ 44.000
6617 Seminole Circle, Birmingham, AL 35064 3 BR / 1.5 BA 1,284 Sq. Ft. Built 1963 SALE PRICE: $37,500 CONTACT STORM [more]
6617 Seminole Circle, Birmingham, AL 35064 3 BR / 1.5 BA 1,284 Sq. Ft. Built 1963 SALE PRICE: $37,500 CONTACT STORM [more]
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804 and 804.5 37th Avenue

$ 44.000
804 and 804.5 37th Avenue , Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 804: 3 BR / 2 BA           804.5:  2 BR / 1 BA 1235 Sq. Ft. Built  [more]
804 and 804.5 37th Avenue , Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 804: 3 BR / 2 BA           804.5:  2 BR / 1 BA 1235 Sq. Ft. Built  [more]
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4408 Tate Avenue

$ 18.900
4408 Tate Avenue, Adamsville, AL 35005 3 BR / 1 BA 1215 Sq. Ft. Built 1947 SALE PRICE: $18,900 CONTACT ANDREW TODAY [more]
4408 Tate Avenue, Adamsville, AL 35005 3 BR / 1 BA 1215 Sq. Ft. Built 1947 SALE PRICE: $18,900 CONTACT ANDREW TODAY [more]
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1829 Old Creek Trail

$ 299.999
1829 Old Creek Trail, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216 3 BR / 2 BA 1685 Sq. Ft. Built 1956 SALE PRICE: $299,999 CONTACT US [more]
1829 Old Creek Trail, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216 3 BR / 2 BA 1685 Sq. Ft. Built 1956 SALE PRICE: $299,999 CONTACT US [more]
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3306 Berkley Avenue

$ 15.000
  3306 Berkley Avenue, Bessemer, AL 35020 2 BR / 1 BA 680 Sq. Ft. Built 1956 SALE PRICE: $15,000 CONTACT US TO [more]
  3306 Berkley Avenue, Bessemer, AL 35020 2 BR / 1 BA 680 Sq. Ft. Built 1956 SALE PRICE: $15,000 CONTACT US TO [more]
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3312 Afton Lane

$ 249.900
3312 Afton Lane, Birmingham, AL 35242 3 BR / 3.5 BA 2,872 Sq. Ft. Built 1982 **Finished Basement** SALE PRICE: $249 [more]
3312 Afton Lane, Birmingham, AL 35242 3 BR / 3.5 BA 2,872 Sq. Ft. Built 1982 **Finished Basement** SALE PRICE: $249 [more]
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