Buying a home to live in Albany costs an average price of $141,250 as of this year. The average listing price is a small increase of 0.3 percent from the year prior. Meanwhile, inventory noticeably declined 33.3 percent to 2 homes for sale, creating an arguably more competitive market for buyers looking to relocate here. The natural beauty and landscape of this city make an ideal place to live in if you enjoy country living. The family rooms offered in many of the homes in this area will give the kids a place to play so the family can spend time together while keeping the rest of the home tidy.