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Apartments in Alabama
Alabama is a southeastern state that borders Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida. It is also one of the coastal states along the Gulf of Mexico. Fondly referred to as the Heart of Dixie, it has a verdant landscape with 21 state forests and 22 state parks. Its capital city is Montgomery.
Many respected and celebrated people originate from Alabama. Country crooner Hank Williams was born in Mount Olive to the north of Birmingham. The inspirational Helen Keller came from Tuscumbia in the northwest corner of the state, while the baseball legend Willie Mays was born in Westfield, Alabama.
Cotton, the University of Alabama Crimson Tide, and Gulf Coast beaches are well-known hallmarks of the aptly named Cotton State. Important Alabama attractions are the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, the Vulcan statue in Birmingham, and the Natural Bridge rock arch in Winston County.
Alabama has several top-notch universities and colleges including The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. The university boasts the successful, NCAA Division I Crimson Tide football team as well as an excellent undergraduate business program and School of Law. Students take advantage of the numerous well-run apartments in Alabama for their housing needs.
Many of the university's undergraduates live in nearby off campus apartments such as University Downs, Forest Trail and French Quarter Apartments. Rent averages about $450 to $550, depending on the individual property and the particular rental unit.
Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama is another first-rate academic institution. The school's fine architecture, engineering and business programs are some of the many reasons for the university's success. Students at Auburn find Alabama apartments close to campus like Westshore Landing, Lakewood Commons and Campus Courtyard at Glenn. Rent for these and similar off campus apartments start around $400.
Current Housing Market
The Alabama real estate and housing market has seen better days. Alabama home sales were down in 2010 due to the tough real estate market, and houses did not sell as well as they have in the past. On top of that, houses that did sell went for less and many homeowners did not profit from their sales. The effects of this ongoing housing slump make renting an apartment a very smart move.
This is an excellent time to wait for the housing market to recover, and search for apartments in Alabama. Numerous listings are available that contain a wealth of information including Alabama apartment reviews and ratings. Alabama apartment finders are accessible online as well.
Birmingham has an abundance of nearby attractions including the Birmingham Museum of Art, the Southern Museum of Flight and Talladega Superspeedway. People who wish to search Alabama apartment reviews will find many appealing apartment nearby the city's notable sights.
Liberty House Lofts is close to Birmingham's financial district. Apartment amenities include an elevator, hardwood floors and controlled access to the property. The rental rate is $900 a month. Canterybury Garden Apartments is near the Botanical Gardens and Birmingham Zoo. Amenities include parquet floors and mini blinds. Rental rates start at $690.
Mobile features beaches along the Gulf Coast and nearby Bellingrath Gardens and Dauphin Island. By utilizing Alabama apartment finders, intelligent renters can find their perfect home. Greentree Apartments, located in the city's business disctrict, offers a private balcony or patio, swimming pool and tennis court. Rental rates are $705 to $815. Twin Oaks Apartments is one of the popular Alabama apartments and is a few miles from the coast. Amenities include a volleyball court, swimming pool and water is included. Their rent is $430 to $590.