Mobile, AL has everything you need to settle comfortably into suburban living – pleasant weather, low cost of living and quality homes make it a huge draw for single professionals and growing families. Despite its small-town atmosphere, the city is rapidly growing, with about 190,000 residents and counting.
Life in this city revolves around family and community, making it a wonderful place to raise kids. There’s such a strong sense of community that newcomers immediately feel at home when they move here.
Mardi Gras is a major event – the city claims to have hosted the first one in the United States and continues to observe this colorful event each year. Mobile lights up with parades and parties during the festivities.
Residents also have access to several cultural venues and an array of world-class restaurants to keep themselves entertained year-round. Nature lovers will thrill to the swamps and wooded areas that make up the city’s unique landscape.
Mobile AL Real Estate
The housing market consists mostly of single-family homes with 2 to 5 bedrooms. Laminate floors raised ceilings, LED recessed lighting, and gas fireplaces are just some of the features you’ll find in the market.
Many of the older homes in the area have been updated to include modern kitchens, neutral accents, and new carpeting. There’s a wealth of Ranch-style homes in the market, along with spilt level floor plans.
Notable neighborhoods include:
- College Park
- Country Club
- Second Creek
- Lyons Park
- Central Business District
- Di Grado
Ready to explore the market? Let Jackson & Associates Realty assist you. Call Angie Jackson at 251-675-8455 or send an email to AJackson5485(at)Bellsouth(dotted)net.
Attractions and Activities in Mobile, AL
- Battleship USS Alabama
The battleship is the centerpiece of the Veterans Memorial Park. Guests can see the Submarine USS DRUM (SS-228) and Battleship USS ALABAMA (BB-60), both of which are National Historic Landmarks, up close, in addition to various artilleries. Guests can have a picnic on the grounds or watch a reenactment of air attacks.
- Mobile Carnival Museum
Learn about the rich and colorful history of the Mardi Gras at this museum. Here you’ll find elaborate costumes and props like robes, scepters, and crowns. They also have video footage of balls and parades.
- Mobile Museum of Art
Browse the exhibits at MMofA, which houses over 10,000 works of decorative and fine arts from all over the world. The permanent collection features art from classical antiquity up to the present day.
- GulfQuest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico
Explore the museum’s hands-on exhibits, some of which feature dinosaur fossils and displays on meteorology and oil drilling. The museum also features a gift shop and a cafeteria that serves amazing food.
- Mobile Bay
This inlet of the Gulf of Mexico offers fishing and boating opportunities. Spend a quiet afternoon on the water’s surface just waiting for the fish to bite.
- Mobile Botanical Garden
Explore the woodland gardens and trails at the impeccably maintained Mobile Botanical Garden. The sight of mature trees and vivid blooms will put you in a deep state of relaxation.
Mobile Alabama Homes for Sale
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