Housing Headlines

Alabama Residential Sales in May up 10%; 88% of Local Markets Improve YTD from Last Year


The Alabama Center for Real Estate (ACRE) releases the May residential sales report.

June is National Homeownership Month!


Throughout the month, AHFA will be sharing “Making Homeownership Happen” posts each Tuesday and Thursday on our Facebook page. Follow us on Facebook for details.

Alabama Residential Sales in April Up 13%; 76% of Local Markets Improve from Last Year


The Alabama Center for Real Estate (ACRE) has released the April edition of its Alabama residential home sales report, which shows improving markets across the state.

Applications for New Home Purchases Ticked up in April


The Mortgage Bankers Association Builder Application Survey data for April 2015 shows that March and April builder applications were at their highest levels since the MBA began tracking them in August 2012, indicating that borrowers who were able to enter the market got a head start on the traditional spring buying season. Now is the time to buy. And AHFA can help. We offer programs to provide down payment assistance and tax credits that help low- to moderate-income buyers purchase a home. The generous sales price and income limits make qualifying easy.

Greater Birmingham Habitat for Humanity blitz builds 10 homes in 1 week in Clay


Habitat for Humanity Greater Birmingham teamed up with 11 builders to build 11 homes in one week. During this year’s Home Builders Blitz, 11 families achieved their dream of homeownership, thanks to the skilled labor provided by the local professional homebuilders and construction companies. AHFA was proud to help sponsor this year's blitz build.

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