If you're looking for a great place to raise a family or retire, Fairhope real estate is the perfect place to start. Fairhope sits along side Mobile Bay in lower Alabama and has become a "must place to see or live in" when it comes to it's rich history, beauty, and entertainment. From the 32 mile running trail that runs through Fairhope on Scenic 98 (with all of it's moss covered oaks) to the eclectic downtown area with nearly 80 local shops and boutiques, you will see that Fairhope stands alone in Baldwin County. It's well-known all of lower Alabama that Fairhope is one of the top communities to live for a full time residence or as a second home retreat.
Fairhope is located 18.7 miles from Mobile, 32.2 miles from Gulf Shores, and 59.2 miles from Pensacola FL.
Find all of the condos, homes, commercial properties, and land that is for sale in Fairhope AL real estate at the bottom of the page. You can also narrow your search at any time by clicking here. Listings are updated daily.
Fairhope Real Estate Market
343 Homes for Sale:
32 Condos for Sale:
These figures will be periodically updated.
Homes for Sale in Fairhope
You can see from the data above that the homes for sale in Fairhope vary greatly in price. Costs are a little higher here compared to other cities and towns in Baldwin County which reflects in a higher price per square foot. This is solely due to demand. The Fairhope real estate market has been a sought after area for many years and it doesn't look like it's going to change anytime soon.
Residential real estate varies quite a bit. You'll find mainly older homes near downtown and Mobile Bay, while within just a few miles, new subdivisions are being developed, like Battle's Trace at the Colony.
Fairhope Pier and Park
Most people who are drawn to purchase real estate in Fairhope love the quaint atmosphere, its proximity to the bay, and picturesque landscape. Fairhope has a fairly large land mass that is continually growing with new developments popping up over the city. The area is large enough however that you won't feel crowded.
The Fairhope real estate market has always been hot and desirable. Although there are many neighborhoods for the upscale home buyer, there are also many other opportunities for those who have a budget from $200,000 to $300,000.
The listings at the bottom of the page contain all of the listings for Fairhope real estate including land, commercial, and residential properties. You can however check out the links right here to narrow your search if you'd like.
Popular Neighborhoods in Fairhope
All Fairhope Condos for Sale by Price
All Fairhope Single Family Homes for Sale by Price
Luxury Homes in Fairhope
When it comes to real estate, luxury homes are usually considered homes that are over $600,000. In Fairhope, there are probably more luxury homes than anywhere in Baldwin County. Many of these properties will have large lots, will be on the water, and have huge square footage.
You can search by price above this section and you can also go to a page that I created on the Most Expensive Homes in Fairhope - that are over $1 million.
New Construction in Fairhope
As mentioned earlier, the majority of the older homes in Fairhope are located around the downtown area and along the Mobile Bay coastline. However, Fairhope real estate covers a large area in Baldwin County and there many brand new and fairly new neighborhoods popping up all over the city.
To give you an idea, I just searched for new construction homes for sale in Fairhope and 58 listings came up. Sure, this number will change all the time but it should give you an idea on how much demand there is for the area.
At the time of this writing, the average sales price was $350,125. The average price per square foot was $141.39 and the average size home was 2,410 square feet.
Check out the big list of Real Estate Article for Buyers. A great resource for those buying in Baldwin.
Fairhope Population and Housing
Education in Fairhope
Fairhope Schools are apart of the Baldwin County School System which is known for providing students with a great education. Fairhope schools happen to be one of the top rated in the county and include Fairhope High, Fairhope Intermediate, Fairhope Elementary, and Fairhope Primary.
Greatschools.org rates the high school and the middle school with 10 out of 10.
Bayshore Christian Academy is the private school in Fairhope.
Interesting Facts About Fairhope
Fairhope is not only a beautiful place to live but there are so many activities to take part in as well. Whether you want to run the 32 mile trail along Scenic Hwy, walk along Mobile Bay, or just visit the popular downtown Fairhope streets, buying a home here may be just what you need.
View the Fairhope Pier Cam
Fairhope Parks and Recreation
Your Fairhope Realtor
Make sure that you really do your homework when you are searching for the best Realtor for you. When buying or selling real estate in Fairhope you will want someone who is knowledgeable about the community, understands real estate market conditions, and well, someone you like.
When house hunting, we often don't find the absolute "perfect" house but we usually can come really close to finding the right home for you. The bedrooms could be a little bigger. The yard needs a fence. The boat lift doesn't have a lift. There are so many variables to consider when buy buying a home and it's my job to find you the best home that is possible.
If you're selling your Fairhope home, let me show you my marketing plan and selling strategy for your property. I've been helping people move in and out of homes for 12 years and I would love to share my knowledge with you.
Please contact me if you have interest in Fairhope real estate or if you would like to see any of the homes for sale that interest you in person.
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