East Lake / South Highlands median real estate price is $74,478, which is less expensive than 75.6% of Alabama neighborhoods and 91.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in East Lake / South Highlands is currently $736, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 59.9% of Alabama neighborhoods.
East Lake / South Highlands is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Birmingham, Alabama.
East Lake / South Highlands real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the East Lake / South Highlands neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in East Lake / South Highlands. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 24.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 90.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.