There are a more than 16,000 agents to choose from in the state of Alabama. Most of these agents work in the major metro areas of Birmingham, Huntsville, and Montgomery. However, choosing the right agent can take significant time and effort. That’s why we’ve selected and reviewed the top Alabama agents for you.
Top real estate agents in Alabama by city
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Our team researches hundreds of agents and analyses their transactions to select the best ones. Our mission is to present agents that can meet the individual needs of our readers. That’s why we share both the strengths and weaknesses of each agent.
Whether you're looking for an agent to buy your first home or a luxury agent experienced with multimillion-dollar real estate, we've got you covered.
"Great customer service! Easy to deal with. Very attentive and consistently followed through."
The perfect Alabama real estate agent for you
The agents we select for our list represent the top 0.1% to 0.5% of their area. Put another way, for every 1,000 agents in a city, just 1 to 5 meet our strict criteria.
We don’t just compare them to the average agent either, that would be like comparing an Olympic team to a high school team. Instead, we compare them to each other, ensuring that only the very best make our list.
A little about Alabama
Alabama has 4,903,185 residents and the population of the state is growing by 0.3% each year. This puts some natural pressure on home prices.
According to our market conditions team, Alabama is currently a cool market, which is good news if you’re a buyer.
"From the day we listed my house, to the day of closing was 34 days. I couldn’t be happier with the ease of selling, and the money I saved. I would highly recommend talking to them if you are considering selling your home!"
— Karen Minnick
What is a home in Alabama worth?
As of February 2021, the average home value in Alabama is $161,377, which is a 9.4% increase over the last year.
The exact price of your home, however, will depend on its size, condition, and how it stacks up to comparable properties. Here's the tiered breakdown of home values in Alabama:
- Top 30% of homes: $294,250
- Average home: $161,377
- Bottom 30% of homes: $75,654
State of the Alabama Real Estate Market
The Alabama Market
Number of Active Listings
Time on Market
Average Listing Price
Price per Square Foot
Percentage of Homes that Increase Price
Percentage of Homes that Decrease Price
Based on Realtor.com data (February 2021)
In Alabama, an average of 9,378 homes are available for sale each month. Of those, 5,391 are sold.
So buyers have plenty of options, but if you’re selling, you'll need to find a way to make your home stand out from all that competition.
In either case, a top agent in Alabama can help you put your best foot forward and help you negotiate the best possible deal.
Is it a good time to invest in Alabama real estate?
With an average rent of $937 and 31% of the population being renters, that leaves plenty of room for investors to make money on Alabama rental properties.
"Great experience! Besides saving money on the commission fees, my realtor was wonderful. He was very communicative and patient in answering my questions. The home was sold in the first weekend on the market! Highly recommended."
— Jean Haznar
Alabama real estate resources
To help you make the best possible decision we’ve compiled some resources that will help you make the most of your real estate experience in Alabama.