Posts Tagged: alabama

Today’s Real Estate Report: South Central USA

Today, in our ongoing series about local real estate markets, we’ll take a look at home sales and trends in the South Central USA. In Alabama, Alabama.com reports that Huntsville home sales dipped in January, while prices statewide increased slightly: Prices including distressed sales fell 2.1 percent in January 2013 compared to January 2012. From… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Steve Buchanan III, Birmingham, Alabama

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Steve became a Realtor after completing his B.S. in Human Environmental Sciences from the University of Alabama, in Tuscaloosa. After selling real estate for 3 years, Steve and his… Read more »

Alabama Home Price Appreciation Among Lowest in US

There are definitely some bright spots for home prices in Birmingham real estate, but those hot neighborhoods seem to be the exception to the rule in Alabama. Alabama home prices, not counting distressed sales, dropped faster than any other state in September, a new report says. The prices of homes throughout the state with mortgages… Read more »

Alabama Home Sales and Prices Up in March

Statewide home sales totaled 3,374 during March, a 9 percent improvement from a year ago, according to the Alabama Center for Real Estate. The organization, based at the University of Alabama, also said year-to-date statewide home sales are up 11.4 percent over the same time period last year. Last month’s average selling price was $141,005,… Read more »

Mobile, Alabama Home Prices Dropped in January

Home prices in Mobile dropped 11.1 percent in January when compared with January 2011, according to the new data from California-based research firm CoreLogic. They declined by 7.7 percent in December 2011 compared with December 2010. Excluding distressed sales, year-over-year prices declined by 9.6 percent in January compared with January 2011 and by 7.2 percent… Read more »

AL: Birmingham Home Sales Spiked in October

Homes sales in the Birmingham area surged in October compared to the levels of the previous year. The Birmingham Association of Realtors said today that residential transactions totaled 803 last month, an increase of 43 percent from the 563 home sales recorded in October 2010. Prices didn’t fare as well, weighed down by foreclosure-related transactions,… Read more »

AL: Mobile Home Prices Down Slightly

The latest numbers on housing from the University of South Alabama show average sale prices are down in Mobile but increased slightly in Baldwin County. Pensacola’s median home sales are up according to Trulia.com. “The most important thing to remember is that for every one percent increase of interest rates, it will totally negate a… Read more »

AL: Birmingham Home Sales Down in June and July

Metro Birmingham home prices slid 1.7 percent in July, compared to the year-ago period, mortgage researcher CoreLogic said today. But the decline is slimmer than the one seen in June. During that month, area home prices fell 2.8 percent from June 2010, according to revised data from CoreLogic. The data also shows that sales of… Read more »

AL: Birmingham Home Prices Fell in May

Birmingham area home prices declined in May, pulled down by foreclosure-related transactions, according to research firm CoreLogic. Home prices in Alabama’s largest metro area, including distressed sales, declined by 9.6 percent in May from the prior year, CoreLogic said today. The year-over-year decline in April was 9.3 percent. May’s decline was 6.2 percent when foreclosure-related… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Steve Buchanan III, Alabama

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Alabama Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Steve became a Realtor after completing his B.S. in Human Environmental Sciences from the University of Alabama, in Tuscaloosa. After selling… Read more »

Huntsville, Alabama’s Mill Towns Seeing Renovations

First came Twickenham and Old Town in the 1970s. Then Five Points in the 1980s and beyond. Of the historic properties in town, the former mill village neighborhoods in northeast and southwest Huntsville were the only ones that had not received large restorations. But there are strong signs that historic preservation has arrived in many… Read more »