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Athens, Alabama
Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices

Updated On: October 14, 2019
Zipcode Single Family Home Townhome or Condo
4 BR 3 BR #Lst 3 BR 2 BR #Lst
35611 3,100 sf $369,000 2,000 sf $185,000 176 1,500 sf $215,000 1,200 sf $195,000 32
35613 2,800 sf $288,000 2,200 sf $200,000 224 1,900 sf $198,000 4
35614 2,300 sf $250,000 1,800 sf $174,000 36

Asking Price in 35611 - 3 Bedroom Single Family Homes
35611 real estate listing price trend

Homes for Sale in Athens

Athens, Alabama Real Estate & Homes for Sale

Situated in the heart of North Alabama's Metroplex and home to over 21,000 residents is the city of Athens. The Metroplex, which includes the cities of Athens, Huntsville, Decatur, and Madison, allow residents to enjoy the best of the area's schools and colleges, job opportunities, entertainment, cultural and recreational opportunities, and booming real estate market.

Athens City Schools serves the educational needs of students living in Athens. After they've completed their studies, many move on and attend one of many nearby colleges or universities, including Athens State University. Athens' labor force is well-educated, with many choosing to work as engineers in the Aerospace, Technical, Manufacturing or Defense industries as the city is located in the heart of the state's Space Industry. Notable employers include Boeing and Marshall Space Flight Center.

Residents are never bored as there are plenty of recreational opportunities that will keep them busy for days on end. Five local golf courses, the Tennessee River and Elk River, and the Athens Sportsplex make this area of Limestone County a recreational paradise. Like the city itself, the real estate market of Athens is booming, not to mention abundant and affordable. Anchoring the market are single-family homes and equestrian properties, with some listings for condominiums available. Waterfront properties and golf course homes are also available for purchase.

Whether you're looking to raise a family, retire, or are looking to relocate for the excellent employment opportunities and job growth, Athens, Alabama, is the place to be.

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Athens, AL Real Estate Market: Prices of Homes for Sale in Athens, Alabama

Athens, AL has a variety of real estate that runs the gamut from quaint, country-style living to upscale luxury homes with spectacular views of Wheeler Lake. While single-family homes anchor the real estate market in this part of Limestone County, prospective buyers can also find listings for Athens area condominiums and farm land.

Single-family homes in Athens can be found starting from $50,000 for a starter home to $1.5 million for a luxury Athens estate. For $68,000 buyers can own a country-style home with a grand, open porch located next to a local neighborhood school. $800,000 will get you a plantation-styled home situated over 50 acres of pastureland, perfect for those who like to breed and ride horses. Listings for condominiums in Athens, AL run from $80,000 to $465,000, with properties in the higher end of the spectrum featuring such amenities as lake views and golf course access. Whether you're looking to live in a gated or planned subdivision, or are looking to retire or raise a family, Athens has exactly the home you're looking for.

Athens Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of October 14th, 2019: homes priced around $185,140 compared to $185,140 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price.  For Monday, October 14th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.