Buying a Home in Alabama

Welcome to the Alabama Resource Center. Whether you’re new to Alabama, or a native, we have plenty of resources to help you get educated about buying or financing a home.


Alabama Government Resources

Alabama State Contractors Board
Verify claims, history, insurance, etc. of any licensed contractor in Alabama.
General Contractors Roster License Search

Alabama Department of Environmental Management
The best source for most environmental hazards. We also recommend that buyers research underground storage tanks if you are buying an older home that may have a buried heating oil tank.
Alabama Dept of Environmental Management


City Websites in Alabama

City Government Websites
Websites for cities and towns in the State of Alabama
City Websites in Alabama


Alabama School Info & Ratings

Alabama Dept of Education
for information on schools and school “report cards.”
Alabama School Report Cards

Alabama Greatschools.org
Greatschools.org for Alabama


Alabama Grants & Homeownership Assistance

US Dept of Housing & Urban Development
HUD: Alabama Homeownership Assistance

Alabama Housing Finance Authority
AHFA Homeownership Programs


Good Neighbor Next Door Program

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Program that offers Police Officers, Fire Fighters, Emergency Medical Technicians, and Pre-K thru 12th Grade Teachers a 50% discount off the list prices of homes.

HUD Good Neighbor Next Door Program


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