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:

Under Contract

3704 30th Street, Northport

$ 69.900 Cash
3704 30th Street, Northport, AL 35476 2 BR / 1 BA 1,080 Sq. Ft. Built 1924 AS IS, Cash-Only Sale! Craftsman Cottage [more]
3704 30th Street, Northport, AL 35476 2 BR / 1 BA 1,080 Sq. Ft. Built 1924 AS IS, Cash-Only Sale! Craftsman Cottage [more]
21 1.080 ft2full info
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416 Lance Ln

$ 134.900
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 416 Lance Ln Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 416 Lance Ln Proforma Information conta [more]
32 1.396 ft2full info
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120 6th St

$ 127.900
Monthly Rent: $1,175 Annual Rent: $14,100 Check out the full proforma here: 120 6th St Proforma Information contain [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,175 Annual Rent: $14,100 Check out the full proforma here: 120 6th St Proforma Information contain [more]
32 1.425 ft2full info
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95 Johnson Dr

$ 94.900
Monthly Rent: $900 Annual Rent: $10,800 Check out the full proforma here: 95 Johnson Dr Proforma Information contai [more]
Monthly Rent: $900 Annual Rent: $10,800 Check out the full proforma here: 95 Johnson Dr Proforma Information contai [more]
32 904 ft2full info
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3333 Herbert Drive, Montgomery

$ 55.000
3333 Herbert Drive, Montgomery, AL 36116 3 BR / 2 BA 1,408 Sq. Ft. Built 1989 AS-IS, Cash-Only Sale! Nice 3-bedroom [more]
3333 Herbert Drive, Montgomery, AL 36116 3 BR / 2 BA 1,408 Sq. Ft. Built 1989 AS-IS, Cash-Only Sale! Nice 3-bedroom [more]
32 1.408 ft2full info
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1317 Hartford Dr

$ 117.900
Monthly Rent: $1,100 Annual Rent: $13,200 Check out the full proforma here: 1317 Hartford Dr Proforma Information c [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,100 Annual Rent: $13,200 Check out the full proforma here: 1317 Hartford Dr Proforma Information c [more]
31.5full info
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4021 Debby Dr

$ 123.900
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 4021 Debby Dr Proforma Information cont [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 4021 Debby Dr Proforma Information cont [more]
42 1.080 ft2full info
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331 James Ave

$ 122.900
Monthly Rent: $1,125 Annual Rent: $13,500 Check out the full proforma here: 331 James Ave Proforma Information cont [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,125 Annual Rent: $13,500 Check out the full proforma here: 331 James Ave Proforma Information cont [more]
42 1.320 ft2full info
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2340 3rd Pl NW

$ 91.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 2340 3rd Pl NW Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 2340 3rd Pl NW Proforma Information conta [more]
31 1.087 ft2full info
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616 15th Ave NW

$ 116.900
Monthly Rent: $1,095 Annual Rent: $13,140 Check out the full proforma here: 616 15th Ave NW Proforma Information co [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,095 Annual Rent: $13,140 Check out the full proforma here: 616 15th Ave NW Proforma Information co [more]
32 1.128 ft2full info
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3100 Taylor Circle, Tuscaloosa

$ 16.900
3100 Taylor Circle, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 4 BR / 1 BA 1440 Sq. Ft. Built 1945 Wonderful property for an investor!! S [more]
3100 Taylor Circle, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 4 BR / 1 BA 1440 Sq. Ft. Built 1945 Wonderful property for an investor!! S [more]
41 1.440 ft2full info
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133 16th Terr NE

$ 95.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 133 16th Terr NE Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 133 16th Terr NE Proforma Information con [more]
31 924 ft2full info
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3720 Honeysuckle Ct Montgomery, AL 36109

$ 50.000
3720 Honeysuckle Court, Montgomery, AL 36109 3 BR / 1 BA 1,248 Sq. Ft. Built 1954 AS IS, Cash-Only Sale! Very nice, [more]
3720 Honeysuckle Court, Montgomery, AL 36109 3 BR / 1 BA 1,248 Sq. Ft. Built 1954 AS IS, Cash-Only Sale! Very nice, [more]
31 1.248 ft2full info
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1612 5th Way NW

$ 116.900
Monthly Rent: $1,095 Annual Rent: $13,140 Check out the full proforma here: 1612 5th Way NW Proforma Information co [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,095 Annual Rent: $13,140 Check out the full proforma here: 1612 5th Way NW Proforma Information co [more]
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452 Plaza Dr

$ 114.900
Monthly Rent: $1,050 Annual Rent: $12,600 Check out the full proforma here: 452 Plaza Dr Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,050 Annual Rent: $12,600 Check out the full proforma here: 452 Plaza Dr Proforma Information conta [more]
41 1.238 ft2full info
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1112 S Gale Dr

$ 79.900
Monthly Rent: $825 Annual Rent: $9,900 Check out the full proforma here: 1112 S Gale Dr Proforma Information contai [more]
Monthly Rent: $825 Annual Rent: $9,900 Check out the full proforma here: 1112 S Gale Dr Proforma Information contai [more]
31.5 1.053 ft2full info
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2628 5th Way

$ 111.900
Monthly Rent: $1,050 Annual Rent: $12,600 Check out the full proforma here: 2628 5th Way Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,050 Annual Rent: $12,600 Check out the full proforma here: 2628 5th Way Proforma Information conta [more]
32 1.366 ft2full info
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1617 3rd Pl NW

$ 121.900
Monthly Rent: $1,100 Annual Rent: $13,200 Check out the full proforma here: 1617 3rd Pl NW Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,100 Annual Rent: $13,200 Check out the full proforma here: 1617 3rd Pl NW Proforma Information con [more]
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2620 6th St NE

$ 123.900
Monthly Rent: $1,175 Annual Rent: $14,100 Check out the full proforma here: 2620 6th St Proforma Information contai [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,175 Annual Rent: $14,100 Check out the full proforma here: 2620 6th St Proforma Information contai [more]
43 1.974 ft2full info
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911 Shelton St

$ 124.900
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 911 Shelton St Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 911 Shelton St Proforma Information con [more]
42 1.787 ft2full info
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5849 Janet Dr

$ 131.900
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 5849 Janet Dr Proforma Information cont [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 5849 Janet Dr Proforma Information cont [more]
32 1.106 ft2full info
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224 27th Court Cir NW

$ 114.900
Monthly Rent: $1,050 Annual Rent: $12,600 Check out the full proforma here: 224 27th Court Cir NW Proforma Informat [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,050 Annual Rent: $12,600 Check out the full proforma here: 224 27th Court Cir NW Proforma Informat [more]
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245 Sun Valley Rd

$ 104.900
Monthly Rent: $995 Annual Rent: $11,940 Check out the full proforma here: 245 Sun Valley Rd Proforma Information co [more]
Monthly Rent: $995 Annual Rent: $11,940 Check out the full proforma here: 245 Sun Valley Rd Proforma Information co [more]
32 1.629 ft2full info
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3001 Sartain Dr

$ 119.900
Monthly Rent: $1,050 Annual Rent: $12,600 Check out the full proforma here: 3001 Sartain Dr Proforma Information co [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,050 Annual Rent: $12,600 Check out the full proforma here: 3001 Sartain Dr Proforma Information co [more]
32 1.095 ft2full info
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1600 Pleasant Valley Dr

$ 84.900
1600 Pleasant Valley Drive, Pell City, AL 35125 3 BR / 1.5 BA 2055 Sq. Ft. Built 1965 SALE PRICE: $84,900 CONTACT D [more]
1600 Pleasant Valley Drive, Pell City, AL 35125 3 BR / 1.5 BA 2055 Sq. Ft. Built 1965 SALE PRICE: $84,900 CONTACT D [more]
31.5full info
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1413 Meadow Lane

$ 31.451
1413 Meadow Lane Midfield, AL 35228 3 BR / 2 BA 1072 Sq. Ft. Built 1953 SALE PRICE: $31,451 Rented $750/Month CONTA [more]
1413 Meadow Lane Midfield, AL 35228 3 BR / 2 BA 1072 Sq. Ft. Built 1953 SALE PRICE: $31,451 Rented $750/Month CONTA [more]
32 1.072 ft2full info
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1731 Annendale Dr

$ 144.900
Monthly Rent: $1,350 Annual Rent: $16,200 Check out the full proforma here: 1731 Annendale Dr Proforma Information [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,350 Annual Rent: $16,200 Check out the full proforma here: 1731 Annendale Dr Proforma Information [more]
42 1.297 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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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]
21.5full info
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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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109 72nd St N

$ 9.875
109 72nd Street N, Birmingham, AL 35206 3 BR / 1 BA 1120 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $9,875 CONTACT STORMY TODAY [more]
109 72nd Street N, Birmingham, AL 35206 3 BR / 1 BA 1120 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $9,875 CONTACT STORMY TODAY [more]
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2518 Avenue K, Birmingham

$ 28.000
2518 Avenue K, Birmingham, AL 35218 2 BR / 1 BA 1008 Sq. Ft. Built 1940 Rented Section 8 for $600/Month SALE PRICE: [more]
2518 Avenue K, Birmingham, AL 35218 2 BR / 1 BA 1008 Sq. Ft. Built 1940 Rented Section 8 for $600/Month SALE PRICE: [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]
31.5full info
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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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