The Highlights of Living in Huntsville, AL

The Heart and Soul of Huntsville

Huntsville, AL

Alabama’s brightest city shines, earning 10th place in the 2021 Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities Index and 15th Best Place to Live according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report. From nightlife to family life, arts to academia, and entertainment to tech and defense, Huntsville offers something for almost any lifestyle or ambition. With its own international airport and easy access to booming cities like Nashville, Atlanta, Birmingham, and Chattanooga, it’s the perfect location for out-of-town business trips or quick weekend excursions. Huntsville is the place where old-world sophistication and charm meet new school production and advancement. If there was ever a place or time to relocate, the place is here, the time is now. Huntsville’s real estate market matches its diverse residents. With several colleges and universities, the national defense and technology sector, and a focus on revitalization, making Huntsville home has proven easy to folks from all backgrounds. Whether it’s fishing from any source of the Tennessee River or being starstruck at the observatory atop Monte Sano Mountain, there will always be breathtaking ways to relax and refresh. What Huntsville represents is a perfect blend of the old and the new. You’ll find this reflected in whatever style home suits you most: newly built condominiums, apartments, and townhomes, as well as subdivisions, estate homes, and heritage homes. Huntsville has truly earned the title “The Star of Alabama” with its unique and diverse culture and its notable growth.

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Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $470K
Lowest Price $100K
Highest Price $3.3M
Total Listings 473
Avg. Price/SQFT $177

Property Types (active listings)



  • 01
    Home to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, and the U.S. Army's Redstone Arsenal
  • 02
    Low cost of living along with rising economic growth & development
  • 03
    Surrounded by mountains and close proximity to lakes and Monte Sano State Park, which offers biking, great hiking, kayaking, and other outdoor activities
  • 04
    A wide variety of arts and cultural events and food and entertainment venues like MidCity District, Campus 805, Stovehouse, and Bridge Street Town Centre
Beautiful skylines

Entertainment in Huntsville

Downtown Huntsville is a classic downtown scene complete with dining, retail, bars and plenty of entertainment. Here's a list of our favorites!

Von Braun Center - Adjacent to downtown and Big Spring, this campus has 8 venues including a 12k person arena

MidCity District - A new retail development center coming in 2022 complete with restaurants, shops, art venues, and a 10,000 person amphitheater. 

Campus No. 805 - Breweries surround and make up this repurposed Middle School full of dining, entertainment, and event space.

Stovehouse - Old Stove manufacturing foundry turned into outdoor hangout/recreational area w/ event space, dining, retail, and even office space. 

U.S. Space Rocket Center - Outside of the Gulf Coast beaches, Space & Rocket Center is the highest grossing and most visited tourist destination in the state.  

Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment - Historic cotton mill turned into entertainment venue, dining, retail, and artist workshops/hub.

Village of Providence - Shops and Dining, Neighborhoods, Hotel/Apartments.


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