Albany Real Estate Market Overview

Could Albany, NY be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Albany. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Albany such as Colonie and... Loudonville. When you’re ready, Trulia has 262 resale and new homes in Albany lined up for you, including 14 open houses, and 191 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Albany show a -6% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 2% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Albany for Dec 16 to Mar 15 was $160,000 based on 12 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Albany was $136, an increase of 9% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Albany for Feb 16 to Mar 16 was $1,525.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Albany can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Best Schools in Albany

There are 27 schools in Albany.

Elementary Schools

Loudonville School

Public, K - 6


Southgate School

Public, K - 6


Saddlewood Elementary School

Public, PK - 4

Middle Schools

Menands School

Public, K - 8


Lisha Kill Middle School

Public, 5 - 8


Sand Creek Middle School

Public, 5 - 8

High Schools

Colonie Central High School

Public, 9 - 12


Albany High School

Public, 7 - 12


Albany-Schoharie-Schenectady-Saratoga Boces

Public, 7 - 12


Get to know your neighbors in Albany by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in Albany commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
85% commute by car
0% commute by bike
8% commute by public transportation
3% commute by foot

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