Rent to Own Homes in Birmingham, AL

Birmingham is Alabama's largest city. The city was recently named an "All-America City" by the National Civic League, which recognizes cities for their innovation, civic engagement, inclusiveness and collaboration. Birmingham has an interesting history that includes a central role in the 1963 Civil Rights movement and a large iron and steel industry. Today, it is a modern city with a thriving health and finance industry. Birmingham has a population that is a little over 212,000. The median age is 35 years old, reflecting the fact the city has industries and jobs that appeal to young professionals. The city has pushed development projects to revitalize older areas, and these developments have been instrumental in encouraging people to move back into the city.

Birmingham, AL is a great place for affordable rent-to-own homes! With a median household income of over $38,832 and a median rent of $870, the Birmingham, AL rent-to-own market is more affordable than the traditional housing market which has shown tremendous growth across the U.S. and with it, aggressive competition for home purchases. With the current housing shortage trend it can make it harder to become a homeowner, including in Birmingham, AL. This means higher than average down payments for homes and higher qualification standards for conventional home loans. With a rent-to-own property, tenants are also buyers. You can live in the house for a set amount of time before you purchase it, meaning that you get to know the house, your neighbors, and your community before making the final purchase. This enables you and your family to make the right choice based on both information and experience. Rent-to-own is also a great alternative way to get into a home if you have bad credit or don't have enough saved for a down payment.

Check out 300 Birmingham, AL rent to own homes for sale, which may include auction properties, for sale by owner, and more.

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1825 47th St
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Central Park
Single Family Home
Birmingham, AL 35208
1,128 Sqft | Built in 1925
900 Delcris Dr
5 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Birmingham, AL 35226
1,679 Sqft | Built in 1959
1 of 10 907 7th St
2 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Midfield, AL 35228
1,044 Sqft | Built in 1925
2815 Georgetown Dr Apt B
2 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Townhouse/Condo
Birmingham, AL 35216
1,088 Sqft | Built in 1973
New
6717 Heaton Mnr
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Pinson, AL 35126
1,274 Sqft | Built in 2000
New
1 of 19 1869 Lane Dr
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Leeds, AL 35094
1,310 Sqft | Built in 2004
1409 Edwards St. NE
4 Beds, 2 Baths
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Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Hanceville, AL 35077
1,558 Sqft | Built in 1920
(Undisclosed Address)
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Birmingham, AL 35226
1,960 Sqft
Rent to own homes offer low monthly payments and flexible terms
220 Pine Ave
4 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Adamsville, AL 35005
1,200 Sqft | Built in 1960
New
1 of 6 1317 Pineview Rd
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Green Acres
Single Family Home
Birmingham, AL 35228
1,115 Sqft | Built in 1950
1 of 22 838 Euclid Ave
2 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Mountain Brk, AL 35213
1,076 Sqft | Built in 1962
1 of 6 3286 Greendale Rd
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Vestavia, AL 35243
1,150 Sqft | Built in 1931
1 of 32 347 Kingston Cir
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Sand Ridge
Single Family Home
Birmingham, AL 35211
1,798 Sqft | Built in 2008
1 of 9 5413 Magnolia Trl
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Trussville, AL 35173
1,522 Sqft | Built in 2003
1 of 23 1509 August Cir
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Echo Highlands
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Birmingham, AL 35206
1,520 Sqft | Built in 1983
1 of 19 4936 Kerri Ln
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Center Point, AL 35215
1,487 Sqft | Built in 1997
2021 Kent Way
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Hoover, AL 35226
990 Sqft | Built in 1947
1 of 24 748 Oak Dr E
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Trussville, AL 35173
1,242 Sqft | Built in 1976
105 Lake St
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Trussville, AL 35173
2,058 Sqft | Built in 1937
1 of 23 4293 Cahaba Bnd
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Trussville, AL 35173
2,451 Sqft | Built in 2014
Hot
1828 Maple Ave SW
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Powderly
Single Family Home
Birmingham, AL 35211
1,134 Sqft | Built in 1950
2301 Avenue Y
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Birmingham, AL 35208
1,320 Sqft | Built in 1930
Hot
1 of 3 4937 Brittain St
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Inglenook
Single Family Home
Birmingham, AL 35217
1,264 Sqft | Built in 1953
1 of 25 2341 Farley Pl
3 Beds, 3.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Hoover, AL 35226
2,291 Sqft | Built in 1998
1 of 31 2533 Altadena Forest Cir
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Vestavia, AL 35243
1,511 Sqft | Built in 1968
1 of 6 1517 Pavillion Dr.
1 Bed, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Hoover, AL 35226
1 Sqft
1 of 6 1520 Pavillion Dr.
1 Bed, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Hoover, AL 35226
1 Sqft
Hot New
1 of 6 1565 Miles St
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Dolomite
Single Family Home
Dolomite, AL 35061
1,120 Sqft | Built in 2005
1 of 12 2201 1st Ave N, Unit 3c
1 Bed, 1 Bath
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Southside
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Birmingham, AL 35203
944 Sqft | Built in 1924
Hot
1423 30th St N
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Norwood
Single Family Home
Birmingham, AL 35218
1,690 Sqft | Built in 1914
1 of 30 2231 Montevallo Rd
4 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Leeds, AL 35094
1,905 Sqft | Built in 1965
1 of 27 520 55th Pl S
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Crestwood North
Single Family Home
Birmingham, AL 35212
2,565 Sqft | Built in 2007
1 of 21 6029 Georgia Rd
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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South Woodlawn
Single Family Home
Birmingham, AL 35212
1,016 Sqft | Built in 1920
1 of 4 1918 Arlington Ave
5 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Bessemer, AL 35020
2,043 Sqft | Built in 1930
1 of 17 4356 Abbotts Way
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Hoover, AL 35226
1,592 Sqft | Built in 2013
1608-1610 Tenth Avenue North
1 Bed, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Bessemer, AL 35020
1 Sqft
1109 Oakley Dr
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Sandusky
Single Family Home
Birmingham, AL 35214
1,754 Sqft | Built in 1965
1 of 27 1019 Edgewood Blvd
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Birmingham, AL 35209
1,386 Sqft | Built in 1951
1 of 6 1727 Oxmoor Rd
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Birmingham, AL 35209
1,406 Sqft | Built in 1952
New
1 of 8 3350 Altamont Rd#e17
1 Bed, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Birmingham, AL 35205
1 Sqft
1 of 8 301 Mozelle Cir
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Gardendale, AL 35071
1,302 Sqft | Built in 1971
1 of 16 616 Strathmore Rd
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Crestline
Single Family Home
Birmingham, AL 35213
1,874 Sqft | Built in 1950
1 of 19 604 Royal Pl
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Crestline
Single Family Home
Birmingham, AL 35213
1,730 Sqft | Built in 1955
1 of 16 3735 Montrose Rd
4 Beds, 3.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Mountain Brk, AL 35213
3,128 Sqft | Built in 1998
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Buying a Home in Birmingham, AL

Birmingham, AL is seeing rapid growth and Birmingham, AL's' housing market remains optimal with an average home price that is -55% below the 2022 national average. Birmingham, AL is part of Jefferson county and taxes are an important factor to consider when purchasing a home whether through rent to own or a traditional purchase. The average tax rate as of 2022 for county Jefferson is 0.58% which is below the national average, which is 0.99%.

Median Home Price in Birmingham, AL

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Top Reasons to Live in Birmingham AL

Housing Statistics 43 percent of the properties in Birmingham are rented, 41 percent are owned and 16 percent vacant. The median sale price for homes for the past 12 months is approximately $176,000. Most homes fall in the $46,000 to $92,000 range. There are plenty of apartments available in Birmingham, ranging from the converted old homes to brand-new high-rise apartments. In the city center, one-bedroom apartments will cost $800 and up. Outside the city center, there are apartments and homes for rent that cover the price spectrum from $200 to $2,000.

Arts and Culture Birmingham has a tremendous arts and entertainment industry. The annual Sidewalk Film Festival, Artwalk, and many other events are transforming Birmingham's image as a city living in the past into that of a city living in the throes of cultural awareness. Birmingham offers a mosaic of events throughout the year that includes concerts in the Railroad Reservation Park and at the Alys Robinson Stephens Center. Music is heard throughout the city as the Alabama Symphony plays at Jemison Hall, local bands play in nightclubs and coffee houses, and big-name celebrities appear in the Magic City Theater. Visual arts are found at the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame and the Birmingham Museum of Art. The Museum of Art has permanent collections of African, Asian, American, Native American and European art, ceramics and sculptures. In addition, it regularly hosts interesting, temporary exhibits like the "Who Shot History of Rock and Roll" collection of photographs and "Pompeii - Tales From an Eruption," which showcased artifacts from the ancient civilization.

Tourist Attractions Visitors to Birmingham will find plenty to do because it is filled with attractions. The Birmingham Zoo and Botanical Gardens get avid public support and are delightful attractions promoting environmental sustainability and learning. The brand-new Regions Field baseball stadium, hosting the Birmingham Barons, a minor league baseball team, is next to the equally new Railroad Park -- 19 acres of downtown green space that won the ULI Urban Open Space Award.

Neighborhoods Birmingham has a lot of old, well-established areas in addition to the trendy downtown and a couple of expensive neighborhoods. Most of the recent population growth has occurred in the suburbs and outlying areas. Generally speaking, the east side of downtown is where renters and buyers will find the nicest and trendiest places. These neighborhoods can serve as an introductory guide.

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