Top 5 Counties for Year-To-Date Building Permits
November 14, 2018
The Alabama Center for Real Estate created these rankings based on total year-to-date single family building permits through September 2018.
Battle of the Liens – Lender vs. Builder!
November 12, 2018
The Alabama Supreme Court recently reached a controversial decision on whose lien takes priority – the Lender's mortgage or a builder's materialman lien –when a builder is not paid for his ...
Top 5 Markets for Year-to-Date Home Price Appreciation
November 5, 2018
The Alabama Center for Real Estate created this ranking based on year-to-date median price appreciation through September.
Highlights from September Residential Sales
October 31, 2018
In Alabama, inventory levels continue to decline as residential listings decreased 8.9 percent from one year ago.
Top 5 Most Improved Markets in September
October 29, 2018
The Alabama Center for Real Estate created these rankings based on year-over-year (YOY) growth in total residential sales during September.
Can Modular Homes Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis?
October 23, 2018
Modular homes are becoming a beautifully-designed, energy-efficient, affordable option for housing.
Top 5 Markets for New Construction In September
October 19, 2018
The statewide new construction market is in growth mode.
Data Trends to Watch in Alabama Real Estate
October 15, 2018
Nationwide trends are analyzed to gain insight regarding what lies ahead for real estate markets in Alabama.
Top 5 Markets for Price Appreciation through August
October 9, 2018
The Alabama Center for Real Estate created these rankings based on year-to-date median price appreciation through August.
What are the Top Ranked Metro Areas to Live in Alabama?
October 5, 2018
We’ve ranked the top MSA markets in Alabama based on 5 key determinants.
Delinquency and Foreclosure Rates in Alabama’s Metro Areas
October 2, 2018
Through the first quarter of 2018, both the United States and Alabama experienced a decrease in their foreclosure and delinquency rates.
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Fair Housing Act
October 1, 2018
It’s crucial on Fair Housing’s golden anniversary to bring awareness to the many unaddressed issues involving housing discrimination.
Highlights from Alabama’s August Residential Sales
September 26, 2018
In Alabama, inventory shortages are the norm as residential listings decreased 11.4 percent from one year ago.
Top 5 Most Improved Markets in August
September 21, 2018
The Alabama Center for Real Estate created these rankings based on year-over-year (YOY) growth in total residential sales during August.
Top 5 Markets for New Construction in August
September 20, 2018
What Makes Momentum Different?
September 13, 2018
This inaugural Real Estate conference, set in beautiful New Orleans, April 11-12, 2019, aims not only to motivate each audience member but to truly inspire change.
Highlights from Alabama’s July Residential Sales
September 5, 2018
A snapshot of Alabama's July 2018 residential sales featuring significant statistics and graphs.
Top 5 Markets for Year-To-Date Price Appreciation Through July
August 24, 2018
The Alabama Center for Real Estate created the price appreciation rankings based on year-to-date median price appreciation through July.
Top 5 Markets for New Construction in July
August 20, 2018
Sales volume for newly constructed residential housing in Alabama increased 11.9 percent YoY from 620 to 694 transactions.
How Does Alabama’s Homeownership Rate Compare to the National Average?
August 15, 2018
National homeownership rates have gradually increased to their current level of 64.3 percent during the second quarter of 2018.
Top 5 Markets for New Construction During June
August 8, 2018
New construction sales represented 13.6 percent of all residential sales statewide during June, up from 13.5 percent last month and up from 12.6 percent one year ago.
Alabama’s Most Improved Markets During the Second Quarter
August 7, 2018
Alabama’s two fastest growing markets were in the southeast region of the state.
4 of the 6 markets with the largest growth in median sales price were in north Alabama
Second Quarter Home Price Appreciation Rankings
July 25, 2018
4 of the 6 markets with the largest growth in median sales price were in north Alabama
ACRE Welcomes New Leadership Council Members
July 20, 2018
The Alabama Center for Real Estate has added eight new members to its Leadership Council in 2018.
Announcing the 3rd Alabama Real Estate Management Summit
July 19, 2018
On Thursday, August 23, 2018 the Institute of Real Estate Management will host the third annual Alabama Real Estate Management Summit powered by the Alabama Center for Real Estate at Burr ...
Developers Face Additional Hurdle In Exercising Property Rights
Graffiti As Urban Blight Or Protected Street Art?
June 27, 2018
Moving forward, an issue for developers to consider will include what precautions must be taken if the project involves removing graffiti art.
Fairytale vs. Fact: The Anatomy of the First Time Home Buyer
June 12, 2018
The anatomy of the first time home buyer seems to change depending on which article you read or who you ask - but most of them are just plain fiction. ...
Based on year-over-year residential sales growth
Top 5 Most Improved Markets During April
June 5, 2018
Midsize markets in the southeastern part of the state lead April 2018 growth.
Fair Housing Center of North Alabama Celebrating 25 Years
June 4, 2018
FHCNA’s 25th Anniversary Celebration will be held on June 14 at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
Residential Sales Grew 16 Percent During April, While Nationwide Sales Grew 3 Percent
Alabama Outpaces the Nation in Home Sales Growth
May 24, 2018
How does your real estate market compare to others across the state?
Report from the Emerging Business and Technology Forum
Robots and New Realities
May 18, 2018
The Emerging Business and Technology Forum (EBITS) was held during the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo on May 17, 2018, at the Omni Shoreham in Washington, DC.
Service Animals And Assistance Animals In Alabama – Landlords’ Requirement To Accommodate
May 1, 2018
Because of the confusion between state law and federal law regarding the definition of service animals, assistance animals, and what may be requested by a landlord that has a no-pets policy, ...
KC Conway and Stuart Norton to Speak at ACREres
April 26, 2018
Alabama Center for Real Estate’s director of research and corporate engagement, KC Conway, and research coordinator, Stuart Norton, will detail the current state of Alabama’s residential real estate climate and the ...
Dr. Alexa Chilcutt to Speak at ACREres
April 22, 2018
Methods of business communication have changed and continue to change at a rapid pace, but the ways in which we build trust, rapport, and our own credibility in the marketplace are ...
Dana Duckworth to Speak at ACREres
April 13, 2018
University of Alabama’s head gymnastics coach, Dana Duckworth will deliver the lunch keynote at ACREres, the Alabama Center for Real Estate’s second annual residential real estate conference and expo on May ...
The Expansion of Landlords' Remedies under the Alabama Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act
April 11, 2018
The Amendment to the Alabama Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act clearly grants a landlord greater rights to terminate residential leases moving forward.
Making the Right Office Space Decisions as a Government Contractor
April 9, 2018
Jessica Lautz to Speak at ACREres
April 5, 2018
Lautz will explore the make-up of first-time home buyers, the driving forces in home-ownership, and how Realtors can reach and attract future buyers and sellers.
Announcement of ACREres 2018 Theme and Speakers
February 28, 2018
The second annual ACREres residential real estate conference and expo will be held on May 3, 2018, at The Club in Birmingham.
Chad Emerson and KC Conway to Speak at ICSC’s 2018 Gulf South Conference
February 27, 2018
The International Council of Shopping Center’s 2018 Gulf South Conference is in New Orleans on February 28 - March 2.
Five Data Sources to Supplement CRE Evaluations
February 23, 2018
KC Conway offers alternate data sources to supplement cursory commercial real estate evaluation techniques.
Millennial Brokers: The Barrier to Entry in CRE
February 15, 2018
What is driving millennials to choose cottages over commercial?
REAL Data Analysis: 2017 Annual Median Sales Price Comparison for Alabama Residential Markets
February 3, 2018
Compare your local market's annual median sales price to other markets in Alabama.
How far out should my company start our search for office space?
February 1, 2018
As your company grows or changes throughout its lifetime, you may find yourself moving offices many times.
David Skinner to Speak at ACREcom
January 30, 2018
David Skinner of David Skinner Attorney at Law will be speaking at ACREcom 2018, Alabama Center for Real Estate’s eighteenth annual commercial real estate conference and expo on February 9, 2018, ...
The 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act is a Great Opportunity to Rethink Our Fair Housing Practices
January 18, 2018
Much has changed since the passage of the Fair Housing Act in April of 1968.
Stephen McNair to Speak at ACREcom 2018
January 17, 2018
Stephen McNair, owner and senior consultant of McNair Historic Tax Preservation Incorporated, will be speaking at ACREcom 2018, Alabama Center for Real Estate’s eighteenth annual commercial real estate conference and expo ...
Alabama's Real Estate Professionals Are Optimistic Going into 2018
January 11, 2018
The professional real estate community’s outlook for 1st Quarter 2018 moved even higher than last years’ robust expectations.
Christopher Lee to Speak at ACREcom
January 10, 2018
Christopher Lee, president and CEO of CEL Associates, will be speaking at ACREcom 2018, Alabama Center for Real Estate’s eighteenth annual commercial real estate conference and expo on February 9, 2018 ...
Why the Office Market Should Turn to Triple Net Leases
January 9, 2018
The Power of Managing Closing Costs in a Home Purchase
January 5, 2018
Closing costs can vary depending on lenders, the state you reside in, the price of the home, and even the day of the month the closing takes place.
Kathy Deck to Speak at ACREcom 2018
January 3, 2018
Kathy Deck, Director of Community and Economic Partnerships for Culverhouse College of Commerce at the University of Alabama, will be speaking at ACREcom, the Alabama Center for Real Estate’s eighteenth annual ...
Jim Newsome to Speak at ACREcom 2018
December 19, 2017
Jim Newsome, President and CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority, headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, will be speaking at ACREcom on February 9, 2018 at The Club in Birmingham.
KC Conway to Speak at ACREcom 2018
December 6, 2017
KC Conway will identify economic disruptors and communicate innovative solutions to mitigate risk and maximize opportunity at ACRE’s eighteenth annual commercial real estate expo on February 9, 2018 at The Club ...
Retail’s Pain is Industrial’s Gain: The Convergence of Retail and Industrial CRE Sectors
November 17, 2017
High-tech disruptions in the mainstream marketplace are creating a brilliant convergence between retail and industrial sectors.
Bidding for Business: Online Auctions in an Evolving Real Estate Industry
November 10, 2017
The real estate industry is expanding with great virility, to include the evolution of online auctions.
Low Income Housing in Alabama in 2017
November 2, 2017
Alabama ranks among the most affordable places to live in the United States
Enterprise, Ala. seeing uptick in millennial activity
March 31, 2017
Loan activity among millennials has picked up, and Enterprise, Ala. ranks high on the list.
REAL Charts: Wiregrass home sales off to good start in 2017
March 14, 2017
Wiregrass home sales are up in January compared to last year.