The Birmingham housing market is still HOT—how hot? We found out.

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How hot is hot? We put it to the test. Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

If you’re looking to buy or sell real estate, now’s the time. With all the current uncertainty, you need a professional you can trust to help you make the best decision. Enter RealtySouth—they’ve been serving Alabama families for generations. Check out what they have to say about the Birmingham housing market!

Just how hot is the market right now?

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Our friends over at RealtySouth told us the Birmingham housing market is hot right now. So we put them to the test—eat the “Stupid Hot” level from Eugene’s and take us on a house tour.

It’s the hottest level they offer, and it’s not for the faint of heart. Luckily, RealtySouth agent Jocquelyn Griggs was up for the challenge. She gave us a tour of a beautiful historic home in Forest Park. Check out the listing here!

Jocquelyn was so much fun to work with and definitely knew her stuff. If you’re looking for a realtor in the Birmingham metro, call her up today. Here’s how you can find her:

Birmingham—and all of Central AL—is still booming.

Turn that For Sale sign into a SOLD sign in no time. Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

Through 2019, nearly 8,000 buyers and sellers purchased or sold a home through RealtySouth. This comes as no surprise—after all, RealtySouth sells more homes across Alabama than the next three competitors combined.

If you’re looking for expertise during uncertain times, these people are your people.

Source: Greater Alabama MLS

RealtySouth agents are keeping busy adapting to the current environment, all of their offices across the state are open for business. Getting creative is important and they’re rolling out new, innovative solutions every day!

  • RealtySouth saw 14% more transactions in February 2020 than in February 2019.
  • They had over 400 closings the first 24 days in March, 2020

Want to see how much your home is worth? Fill out this form and receive an instant PDF analysis of your home’s worth in real-time.

Digital marketing and why it matters.

If you need me, I’ll be daydreaming about social distancing in this dining room for the foreseeable future. Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

The entire home selling+buying process has become more and more digital in recent years. The role of social media and digital marketing is absolutely integral in today’s real estate market.

“90% of home buyers searched online during their home buying process.”

National Association of REALTORS®

The housing market is one area that doesn’t stop even in the midst of a crisis, and RealtySouth has already started adapting. They’re releasing resources on how to change your strategy and be effective from behind a screen.

Gorgeous photos are one of the obvious things you need for effective digital marketing. Luckily, these were easy to get in this stunning space! Others include:

  • Instagram and Facebook Live Features
  • E-Newsletters
  • Keywords
  • Facebook Events
  • Paid Social Media Advertising
  • FaceTime and Zoom Meetings

Want to learn more about these methods and get pro tips from the pros themselves? Check out this blog post from RealtySouth to learn all about how to buy and sell in a digital world.

Ready to move forward?

My ideal work-from-home setup. Don’t think you can’t buy or sell from behind a screen! Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

Now that you’re a digital marketing whiz, it’s time to call up the big leagues. RealtySouth is ready and willing to meet every need you have.

Don’t miss out on this HOT market, Birmingham—start your journey home today.

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Beth Cunningham
A Birmingham transplant who can usually be found hitting a new hiking trail or restaurant opening when she's not writing stories and snapping photos for Bham Now.
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