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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115 Fox Hollies Blvd

$ 139.900
Monthly Rent: $1,295 Annual Rent: $15,540 Check out the full proforma here: 115 Fox Hollies Blvd Proforma Informati [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,295 Annual Rent: $15,540 Check out the full proforma here: 115 Fox Hollies Blvd Proforma Informati [more]
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616 Cresap Cir NE

$ 119.900
Monthly Rent: $1,095 Annual Rent: $13,140 Check out the full proforma here: 616 Cresap Cir NE Proforma Information [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,095 Annual Rent: $13,140 Check out the full proforma here: 616 Cresap Cir NE Proforma Information [more]
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9824 Redcliff Rd

$ 118.900
Monthly Rent: $1,100 Annual Rent: $13,200 Check out the full proforma here: 9824 Redcliff Rd Proforma Information c [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,100 Annual Rent: $13,200 Check out the full proforma here: 9824 Redcliff Rd Proforma Information c [more]
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213 Lawson Rd

$ 103.900
Monthly Rent: $965 Annual Rent: $11,580 Check out the full proforma here: 213 Lawson Rd Proforma Information contai [more]
Monthly Rent: $965 Annual Rent: $11,580 Check out the full proforma here: 213 Lawson Rd Proforma Information contai [more]
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2061 Edenwood Dr

$ 129.900
Monthly Rent: $1,195 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 2061 Edenwood Dr Proforma Information c [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,195 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 2061 Edenwood Dr Proforma Information c [more]
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119 20th Ct NE

$ 99.900
Monthly Rent: $900 Annual Rent: $10,800 Check out the full proforma here: 119 20th Ct E Proforma Information contai [more]
Monthly Rent: $900 Annual Rent: $10,800 Check out the full proforma here: 119 20th Ct E Proforma Information contai [more]
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1005 Inzer Dr

$ 124.900
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 1005 Inzer Dr Proforma Information cont [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 1005 Inzer Dr Proforma Information cont [more]
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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]
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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]
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146 Freda Jane Ln

$ 105.900
Monthly Rent: $1,050 Annual Rent: $12,600 Check out the full proforma here: 146 Freda Jane Ln Proforma Information [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,050 Annual Rent: $12,600 Check out the full proforma here: 146 Freda Jane Ln Proforma Information [more]
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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]
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424 Hickory Dr

$ 132.900
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 424 Hickory Dr Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 424 Hickory Dr Proforma Information con [more]
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1112 3rd Ave

$ 129.900
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 1112 3rd Ave Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 1112 3rd Ave Proforma Information conta [more]
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425 15th Terr Cir NW

$ 121.900
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 425 15th Terr Cir NW Proforma Informati [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 425 15th Terr Cir NW Proforma Informati [more]
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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]
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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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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]
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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]
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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]
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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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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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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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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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13821 Hwy 216

$ 39.000
13821 Highway 216, Cottondale, AL 35453 3 BR / 1 BA 1,092 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 SALE PRICE: $39,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
13821 Highway 216, Cottondale, AL 35453 3 BR / 1 BA 1,092 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 SALE PRICE: $39,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
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515 31st Street

515 31st Street, Birmingham, AL 35218 2 BR / 1 BA 864 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $20,900 Property has Tenant in [more]
515 31st Street, Birmingham, AL 35218 2 BR / 1 BA 864 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $20,900 Property has Tenant in [more]
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5205 Molton Gray Drive

$ 27.900
5205 Molton Gray Drive, Birmingham, AL 35228 2 BR / 1 BA 1,032 Sq. Ft. Built 1950 SALE PRICE: $27,900 CONTACT US TO [more]
5205 Molton Gray Drive, Birmingham, AL 35228 2 BR / 1 BA 1,032 Sq. Ft. Built 1950 SALE PRICE: $27,900 CONTACT US TO [more]
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405 10th Avenue

$ 16.000
405 10th Avenue, Midfield, AL 35228 2 BR / 1 BA 1,173 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 SALE PRICE: $16,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! (20 [more]
405 10th Avenue, Midfield, AL 35228 2 BR / 1 BA 1,173 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 SALE PRICE: $16,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! (20 [more]
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12513 Jerry Drive

$ 38.000
12513 Jerry Drive, Lake View, AL 35111 2 BR / 1 BA 1,000 Sq. Ft. Built 1995 SALE PRICE: $38,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
12513 Jerry Drive, Lake View, AL 35111 2 BR / 1 BA 1,000 Sq. Ft. Built 1995 SALE PRICE: $38,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
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