How to find the perfect lakeside property in Birmingham

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Would you like to live in a house like this right on the lake? Photo via LAH Real Estate

Summer weather got you missing the lake? If you’re looking for a stunning home on the water, or land to build your dream home, there are many options in the Birmingham area. We spoke with two local experts from LAH Real Estate to learn more.

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45 houses hot on the market including a 5 bedroom in Alabaster April 23-25

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Are you’re looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 45 fresh, new listings for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!

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4160 SHARPSBURG DRIVE MOUNTAIN BROOK,AL 35213 (RealtySouth)


4160 SHARPSBURG DRIVE
MOUNTAIN BROOK,AL 35213
sq. ft.
5 bedrooms 5 full/2 half baths
$859000
For more info, contact Katherine Cox at 205-410-9922 or email kcox@realtysouth.com


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Award winning chef chooses Birmingham for new restaurant at Mercantile on Morris

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Pizza Grace is the newest tenant headed to Mercantile on Morris. Photo via Pizza Grace

There’s no such thing as too much pizza, and clearly the city of Birmingham agrees. This summer we’ll be welcoming Pizza Grace, a new pizza place and the latest confirmed tenant of Mercantile on Morris.

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Check out this outdoor classroom series inspired by an Avondale mural

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Know Your History mural outside of the Firehouse Community Center. Photo via Carmen Waldrop for Bham Now

If you’ve walked through Avondale recently, you’ve more than likely passed by the mural of Sun Ra, Fred Shuttlesworth, Spider Martin and Angela Davis. It’s no secret the significance the city of Birmingham played during the Civil Rights Movement. However, did you know that four of the most powerful figures during this movement have roots right here in the city of Birmingham?

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35 new home listings including a 5 bedroom in Birmingham, April 16-18

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Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 35 fresh, new listings for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!

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2 INNISBROOK LANE BIRMINGHAM,AL 35242 (RealtySouth)


2 INNISBROOK LANE
BIRMINGHAM,AL 35242
sq. ft.
4 bedrooms 4 full/2 half baths
$1195000
For more info, contact Emily Wood at 205-907-6604 or email ewood@realtysouth.com


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3 things Mt Laurel residents love about their town + why it’s a great place to visit

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Tiffany Bittner and Sarah Eddy at Mt Laurel. Photo via ARC Realty

Twenty years ago, EBSCO had a vision: an intimate community where people could enjoy an active lifestyle, surrounded by nature. For the past two decades, Mt Laurel’s residents and visitors have been living that vision. Find out what makes this New Urbanist development so special for residents and visitors alike. And if you decide you want to make it your home, ARC Realty’s Mt Laurel specialist will be happy to help you.

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28 new home listings including a 3-story colonial in Hoover

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Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 28 fresh, new listings for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!

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1517 LAURENS STREET HOOVER,AL 35242 (RealtySouth)


1517 LAURENS STREET
HOOVER,AL 35242
sq. ft.
4 bedrooms 2 full/1 half baths
$359000
For more info, contact Leigh Anne Priest at 205-441-1269 or email lpriest@realtysouth.com

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Williams Blackstock shares exciting vision for “The Switch Trail”

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Imagine if The Switch looked like this one day. Conceptual rendering via Williams Blackstock Architects

Right in the heart of Birmingham’s Innovation District lies a unique railroad feature that could, one day, become a creative catalyst for this whole part of town. We talked to Joel Blackstock and Bill Segrest of Williams Blackstock Architects and David Fleming of REV Birmingham to find out more about one potential vision for The Switch Trail

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Find that rad pad with new home listings from RealtySouth

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Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 31 fresh, new listings for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!

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1430 13TH PLACE BIRMINGHAM,AL 35205 (RealtySouth)


1430 13TH PLACE
BIRMINGHAM,AL 35205
sq. ft.
4 bedrooms 3 full/1 half baths
$485000
For more info, contact Fred Smith at 205-368-2280 or email fsmith@realtysouth.com


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The Birmingham housing market is hot—here are 4 tips for new homebuyers

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Ray & Poynor realtors offer amazing service to homebuyers and sellers alike. Photo via Riley Campbell for Bham Now

We’re entering the second quarter of a busy year for the Birmingham housing market, so we wanted to see what homebuyers and sellers can expect for this summer. We reached out to three Ray & Poynor realtors for their insights and top tips. Keep reading to see what housing trends they’ve been seeing and their top tips for new homebuyers.

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4 reasons you’ll want to say yes to these FREE in-home + virtual design services

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Enjoy in-home and virtual design services from the expert design team at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries. Photo via Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

Spring is in bloom, which leads to cleaning out closets and looking for fresh ways to decorate your home. Here are four reasons to kickstart your design project with La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries’ in-home and virtual design services. Psst! One reason—it’s FREE.

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Here’s how top RealtySouth agents are supporting Big Oak Ranch

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Learn how top RealtySouth producers give back. Photo via Mary Fehr for The Bama Buzz

On Tuesday, March 9, 150 Top Producers celebrated their success by giving back to a charity of their choice: Big Oak Ranch. Find out how three top producers got their start in real estate and see what Big Oak Ranch means to them.

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Two Miss Fancy statues are coming to historic Avondale Park

Miss Fancy mural at Avondale Brewery
Miss Fancy is an icon for Avondale Brewery. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Good news—Leslie Smukler, the Avondale resident who found Miss Fancy’s original statue, received all the funding she needed to restore Miss Fancy’s statue to Avondale Park. But did you know about Friends of Avondale Park and Bryan Council’s efforts to build an eleven-foot-tall Miss Fancy statue? Keep reading to find out.

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Check out these new home listings before they’re gone!

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Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 23 fresh, new listings for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!

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1112 58TH ST BIRMINGHAM,AL 35222 (RealtySouth)


1112 58TH ST
BIRMINGHAM,AL 35222
sq. ft.
3 bedrooms 2 full/0 half baths
$369000
For more info, contact Scott Ford at 205-531-1965 or email sford@realtysouth.com


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A sneak peek at the Lakeview Green mixed-use development, coming Summer 2021

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The exterior of Lakeview Green in the Lakeview Entertainment District. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Last week, several Bham Nowers were invited to BirminghamCREW‘s exclusive hardhat tour of the Lakeview Green mixed-use development, hosted by SRS Real Estate Partners. Here are a few things we can’t wait to see when the development opens this summer.

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