Greater Alabama MLS
Greater Alabama MLS, formerly known as Birmingham MLS was founded in 1958 and was the largest multiple listing services in the state of Alabama. Since then, Greater Alabama MLS has continued to grow by providing services to over 3000 real estate professionals in multiple counties and cities in the state. The Birmingham-based MLS has 500+ active listings across 11 counties in the state of Alabama. The Alabama MLS coverage areas include Birmingham, Huntsville, Pelham, and Mountain Brook.
Login Link: Greater Alabama MLS
- Listings: approx. 9,993
- Agents: approx. 5,455
GALMLS MLS Fees
Greater Alabama MLS charges a fee to access the IDX data feed. Your share of the fee is $10 per month.
Associations Shown in Property Search
- Bessemer Board of REALTORS®
- Birmingham Association of REALTORS®
- Calhoun County Area Board of REALTORS®
- St. Clair Association of REALTORS®
Helpful information about Greater Alabama MLS (GALMLS) for agents
What tools does Greater Alabama MLS have in place that can help an agent be more successful?
Paragon, Supra, CRS Data, Downpayment Resource, Property Panorama, Homesnap, Cloud CMA
Who is the governing body for the Greater Alabama MLS?
The Greater Alabama MLS is governed by the Alabama Real Estate Commission.
How does a new member go about being added to the Greater Alabama MLS?
Interested members can join by submitting an application through the Birmingham Association of Realtors website.
What types of MLS memberships do you offer?
The Greater Alabama MLS offers primary and secondary memberships. Interested individuals can join both or either the MLS or the Association of Realtors.
Information about the areas covered by Greater Alabama MLS (GALMLS)
The United States Office of Management and Budget designated Greater Birmingham as Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is the most populous city in the State of Alabama and the 49th metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in the United States. According to the United States Census Bureau, the state of Alabama has a population of 4,887,871 as of 1st of July, 2018. The highest point in Alabama is Mount Cheaha, standing at a height of 2,413 feet, and the lowest point is the Gulf of Mexico at sea level.
Birmingham has been referred to as the last major Southern city in America, where a friendly "How y'all doin'” can be heard around every corner. Whether you are interested in the rich history of the city, the jazz music, or just looking for a few fun family activities, Birmingham is the place for you. Get a blast of the culture of the city at the Birmingham Museum of Art or experience the charm of a traditional Southern tea room. If you’re looking for some quality time outdoors, you can tee off at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail or spend the day hiking at Ruffner Mountain. Other tourist attractions in the city include The Birmingham Zoo, the innovative McWane Center, and VisionLand, Alabama's first amusement park. Aside from the plethora of things to do in Birmingham, it’s a place with plenty of employment opportunities and a thriving economy. As one of the nation’s leading banking centers, Birmingham is home to the headquarters for Regions Financial Corporation and BBVA Compass. Birmingham also prides itself on being a leader in biotechnology and medical research, with University of Alabama at Birmingham serving as the city’s largest employer, and the second-largest employer in the state.
The typical climate in Birmingham calls for cold winters and mild summers, with plenty of rain. The hottest month for Birmingham is July, which has an average high temperature of 90°F. The average low temperature for Birmingham is 32°F and typically falls in the month of January. The Birmingham area experiences an average of 56 inches of rain per year and a rare 1 inch of snowfall.
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IDX (or Broker Reciprocity) is a program that allows MLS Participants to display listings from other brokerages on their own agent and office websites. Simply put, the IDX program manages the listing search utilities on internet displays owned and operated by local agents and offices. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) created IDX and gives each MLS a strict set of guidelines on participation in the program and the display of the listings. Showcase IDX provides the tools that your clients use to access the listings.
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