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May 1, 2015
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Top 5 Reasons to Buy Tuscaloosa Real Estate

Greetings, out-of-towner! Looking to buy your next home in Tuscaloosa? You’ve come to the right place. Advantage Realty proudly calls Tuscaloosa home, and has helped thousands of families find their dream homes in this lively, tradition-filled town. Here are a few reasons why you should move to Tuscaloosa…

School Ratings in Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa is home to the largest university in the state, The University of Alabama, so it is no surprise that Tuscaloosa has top notch schools. Verner and Rock Quarry Elementary are amongst the highest ranked elementary public schools in the state. Tuscaloosa also has notable private and magnet schools such as Tuscaloosa Academy, Hillcrest, Holy Spirit and Tuscaloosa Magnet School. Tuscaloosa also is home to several colleges: Shelton State, Stillman College, and of course the University of Alabama.

Shopping and Restaurants in Tuscaloosa

Over the past decade, the enrollment at The University of Alabama has exploded, surpassing 40,000 students. With the increase in students comes an increase of shops and restaurants. The University

Strip, Downtown, Midtown Village, Tuscaloosa Galleria and The Shoppes at Legacy Park (coming soon) offer an impressive variety of women’s boutiques, sporting goods/outdoor stores, men’s clothiers, casual eats and fine dining.

Tuscaloosa Outdoor Activities

If you are more comfortable with the great outdoors, Tuscaloosa has plenty for you to do. Lake Tuscaloosa and Lake Lurleen are popular choices for those looking to have some fun in the sun. The Quad at The University of Alabama offers beautiful views of the campus and plenty of space to set up a family picnic. If running and exercise is your thing, there’s the Tuscaloosa Riverwalk. Nestled along the Black Warrior River, the Tuscaloosa Riverwalk offers miles of running trails for University of Alabama students and Tuscaloosa residents. Golfers, we’ve got three beautiful and challenging golf courses: North River, Indian Hills and Ol’ Colony.

Sporting Events in Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa is proud to be home of the 15-time National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide. In the fall, passionate Alabama fans flock from all over the country to witness a college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Experiencing an Alabama football game is an absolute MUST, and taking in any other UA athletic events is highly recommended as well. If collegiate sports isn’t your thing, Tuscaloosa has multiple road races and youth athletic tournaments throughout the year.

Tuscaloosa Neighborhoods

Tuscaloosa has a variety of friendly neighborhoods for you to choose from. The selection north of the river are primarily upper middle class neighborhoods. The historic district, located between downtown and The University of Alabama, features homes with charming, unique character. For those not wanting a yard, Tuscaloosa is filled with condo properties downtown, on UA’s campus and north of the river.

Tuscaloosa Homes for Sale

Tuscaloosa is a wonderful town with plenty to do and many fantastic housing options. Tuscaloosa is booming and it’s not stopping anytime soon. Buying Tuscaloosa real estate has never been a better idea. If you are interested in looking at Tuscaloosa homes for sale, please contact Advantage Realty and one of agents will reach out to you. Contact us today and let’s get started!