One of the most recognized cities in the entire Southeast Alabama, Huntsville has been acclaimed as one of the best places to live and work by a variety of national publications. This high-tech city sprawls at the foot of a mountain in North Alabama. Huntsville's 180,000 residents truly reflect international cultures that are drawn by its premier location for business as and quality of life. More than 10 percent are natives of other countries and more than a hundred languages and dialects are spoken here.
Technology, space and defense industries have a major presence in Huntsville with the Army's Redstone Arsenal, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, and Cummings Research Park. Home to several Fortune 500 companies, Huntsville also offers a broad base of manufacturing, retail and service industries. A variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities are offered to residents. Huntsville's visitor attractions offer a wealth of activities for the native and international visitor alike.
You can find sites that reflect the heritage of Alabama's first English-speaking city, the strife of the American Civil War, and the accomplishments of America's rocket scientists. Huntsville is one of the fastest growing cities in the South and The Hampton Cove area on U.S. 431 south is the fastest growing residential area within Huntsville's city limits. Huntsville expertly blends the rich heritage of Southern hospitality with innovative high-tech ventures and cultural diversity.
Huntsville, AL Real Estate Market: Prices of Houses for Sale
The Huntsville real estate market has plenty of rapidly-growing residential communities that welcome new residents. Small two-bedroom houses in Huntsville range from just under $50,000. Larger 3+ bedroom single-family homes with cathedral ceilings and beautiful views and are situated in lush, gorgeous lots, range from just over $50,000 to well over $1,000,000. Huntsville townhomes and condominiums for sale are sparse, but are generally very modern and offer views, central heating and cooling and range from just around $50,000 to just over $100,000.
Huntsville Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of July 27th, 2015: homes priced around $255,837 compared to $254,485 the previous week, for a slight increase of less than +1%. For Thursday, July 30th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.04%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.15%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.31%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.89%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Huntsville AL. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Huntsville to help you find the best home!