Lake Homes Realty In The News

Lake Homes Realty In The News

Lake Homes Realty In The News


North Texas is home to some of the state's top lake real estate markets

Dallas Morning News

September 20, 2019: Check out the top lake markets in North Texas according to the Summer Lake Real Estate Market Report.



Deep Creek Lake home prices drop, availability grows in fall

Baltimore Business News

September 6, 2019: Deep Creek holds 73% of Maryland's total lake real estate market value.



Looking for lake front property? Canyon Lake market still stays desirable as summer ends.

New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung

September 3, 2019: The Canyon Lake real estate market remains strong as lake season comes to a close.



Canyon Lake Real Estate Sees ‘Variable Changes’

September 1, 2019: Canyon Lake's real estate market saw slight changes over the summer. The market's average home price is up 7%.



Realtor Jill Baugus Shares Tips on What to Know Prior to Purchasing Lake Lanier Property

mySA, powered by the San Antonio Express-News

August 26, 2019: Lake Lanier Realtor Jill Baugus, of Lake Homes Realty, makes recommendations to buyers and what they should know before purchasing lakefront property.



On the Waterfront -- A look at lakefront housing in north and central Wisconsin: Slideshow

Milwaukee Business Journal

August 24, 2019: According to a recent report, the waterfront homes in north and central regions of Wisconsin have an $807 million market value, which includes the value of land.



Real Estate Agents Reveal Their Secrets To Get Your Home Off the Market Fast

August 12, 2019: Get your home sold with these tips from real estate professionals across the country.



New Habitat ReStore in Oklahoma City; statewide lake property report; real estate notes from The Okl

The Oklahoman

August 10, 2019: Take a look at Oklahoma's top lake real estate markets this summer.



Lakeside living beckons buyers from Houston and beyond

Houston Chronicle

August 9, 2019: Houston area lake real estate markets are seeing increased attention from local buyers as permanent residence locations.



Real Estate Matters Podcast - Ep. 39: Co-Leading Teams with Lake Homes Realty Glenn & Doris Phillips

ACRE Real Estate Matters Podcast

August 8, 2019: Lake Homes Realty CEO and COO Glenn and Doris Phillips talk about conflict resolution, communications and team leadership.



Want a $1M-plus lake home near Dallas-Fort Worth? Jump on in

Dallas Business Journal

August 8, 2019: The Dallas-Fort Worth area is a hot market for million-dollar lake homes this summer.



Lake Michigan is King of Lakeside Real Estate Locations

Grand Rapids Business Journal

August 2, 2019: Lake Michigan is the largest lake real estate market in the 2019 Summer Lake Real Estate Market Report, with more than $1.3 billion in listings.



Report names Lake Travis as biggest lake-based real estate market in Texas

Community Impact Newspaper - Central Austin

August 2, 2019: Lake Travis is Texas' largest lake real estate market with 877 total lake homes, land, commercial properties for sale this summer.



Lake home prices sinking across much of North Texas

Dallas Business Journal

August 1, 2019: Average home prices on Dallas-area's Cedar Creek Lake and Possum Kingdom Lake are down 6% and 10%, respectively.



632 acres for sale on Lake Travis near Willie Nelson's ranch

Austin Business News

July 25, 2019: Thirty-three percent of potential Lake Travis real estate consumers come from outside the Lone Star State.



This year's most and least expensive places to buy lake homes in New York

Albany Business Review

July 21, 2019: If you're looking to buy a lake home in New York this year, you could spend as little as $175,757 or as much as $1.6 million depending on the lake.



As housing market wavers, brokers strategize to get buyers

The Press-Enterprise

July 18, 2019: Lake Homes Realty CEO Glenn S. Phillips insights on strategizing to withstand the impending economic shift reaches readers in Southern California.



Million-dollar homes stagnant on market, skewing market value in the Lake Conroe area

Community Impact

July 18, 2019: Data found in’s 2019 Summer Lake Real Estate Market Report indicate a skewed home market value in Houston’s Lake Conroe area.



3 real estate trends to know in Conroe and Montgomery in 2019

Community Impact Newspaper

July 17, 2019: Lake Conroe agent Mike Goins recently spoke with Jules Rogers at Community Impact Newspaper about the three real estate trends most prevalent in Texas’ Conroe/Montgomery area.



12 stunning homes for sale near water

The Washington Post

July 3, 2019: Lake Homes Realty CEO Glenn S. Phillips recently provided insights on lake living and real estate for this Washington Post article.



The Most Expensive Lakes to Live on in America

Redbook Magazine

July 1, 2019: Check out some of the most expensive lake markets in America, as named in the Lake Homes Realty Summer Lake Real Estate Market Report, in this latest article from Redbook Mag.



Canyon Lake Real Estate Gains Ground

June 28, 2019: Canyon Lake land inventory is on the rise this summer following Lake Dunlap's draining in early May.



Wither the buyer’s agent? Why the job is under threat

June 27, 2019: Legal scrutiny and technology has the possibility of leading to the buyer's agent extinction and Lake Homes Realty CEO, Glenn Phillips, contends if buyer's agent commissions were more visible, many buyers may choose to go unrepresented.



6 Wealthy Power Couples on How They Make It Work

Yahoo Finance

June 26, 2019: Lake Homes Realty CEO, Glenn Phillips, talks about how he and his wife Doris manage working together as a couple.



Dunlap’s loss is Canyon Lake’s gain


June 26, 2019: Canyon Lake is predicted to increase in interest as Lake Dunlap consumers try to find other markets.



The Best Mortgage Lenders

June 17, 2019: Glenn Phillips, CEO of Lake Homes Realty/ was quoted recently in an article titled “The Best Mortgage Lenders”, for When asked about the finer points of shopping for a mortgage Glenn said, “When preparing to buy a first hom



Otisfield calls for joint ownership/expense of dam

May 30, 2019: Otisfield Selectman Hal Ferguson, a member of the Thompson Lake Dam Advisory Committee in Oxford, Maine, suggests sharing of financial responsibility and maintenance of the dam between the cities of Oxford, Poland and Casco during the May 23 town meeting




May 29, 2019: Data shows that North Idaho lakefront property is the most sought after real estate and Lake Coeur d'Alene totals for half of the real estate market with more than half of the homes are between $1 and $2 million.



Does Lake Murray need another beach? SC ‘jewel’ has limited beach access


May 23, 2019: Outraged South Carolinians bid for more beaches at one of the state's most popular lakes. Lake Homes Realty helps the reader get an idea of home pricing around the lake for this article.



Lake Homes Realty Adds New Director of Marketing, Additional Office Space


May 8, 2019: Lake Homes Realty welcomes aboard the newest member to their team as they announce they hire of Mark Griggs to serve as the Director of Marketing.



Forget Beach Rentals -- You Can Own Your Own Waterfront Home on These Affordable Lakes


May 3, 2019: Lake Home Realty's 2019 Spring Lake Real Estate Market Report lists five affordable lake markets.



Land available for lake homes at Lake Texoma

May 2, 2019: Lake Homes Realty CEO Glen Philips and active real estate owner and broker Shawn Stovall discuss Lake Texoma's availability and possible hotels and single-family homes.



Smith Lake buyers urged to do homework

April 29, 2019: 'Mr. Smith Lake' and other notable agents tell of the rental possibilities for lake living and what buyers want to know before purchasing a lakefront property.



Smith Lake rebounds from Great Recession

April 27, 2019: Smith Lake remains the largest market in the nation and values at $189 million making it number two in the market.



'Mr. Smith Lake' sails into big waters

April 20, 2019: Justin Dyar, also known as Mr. Smith Lake, talks about passing $100 million in sales after 15 years of business and helping to form Hoover based real estate company Lake Homes Realty.



Carlson joins Lake Homes Realty

April 17, 2019: Dave Carlson brings his 30 years of experience in real estate to Lake Homes Realty and specializes in lake properties on and around Lake Champlain.



National expert: Buy now on Lake Greenwood

April 16, 2019: CEO of Lake Homes Realty and real estate expert, Glen Phillips, says to "buy on Lake Greenwood now" at Connect Lake Greenwood fourth annual Life on the Lake summit.



What to know about the top five lakes in Alabama's $1.4B lake market

April 12, 2019: Lake Homes Realty's Spring 2019 Lake Market Report highlights Alabama's nearly $1.4 billion lake market.



Lake real estate leader to speak at Connect Lake Greenwood Summit

April 10, 2019: Lake Homes Realty CEO, Glen Phillips will be the keynote speaker at 2019's Connect Lake Greenwood Summit at Piedmont Technical College.



Lake Home Envy: Your Dream Home is Waiting

March 29, 2019:, the nation's largest database of lake properties and information, shows how easy it is to find your dream home with four listings to view online



Top cities outside of Michigan where people are searching for Michigan lakefront real estate

March 26, 2019: Lake Homes Realty's Spring 2019 Lake Market Report shows 37% of Michigan's potential lakefront real estate buyers live out of state.



Value of Lake’s Real Estate Market Falls 14 Percent

March 25, 2019: The 2019 Spring Lake Real Estate Market Report reveals a 14% drop in Canyon Lake market over spring 2018.



The Getaway Capital of Texas – Lake Whitney

Realty Times

March 20, 2019: Lake Homes Realty provided a detailed article about Lake Whitney of Texas.



PROFILE: 100 People to Know in Shelby County: Part 2

Shelby County Reporter

February 28, 2019: This article features Glenn S. Phillips as one of 100 people to know in Shelby County.



These are the Michigan lakes with the most affordable land


February 13, 2019: Lake homes Realty offers insight on affordable lakes in Michigan.



Lake Homes Realty Expansion Continues, Now in 6 New States

Realty Times

January 29, 2019: Lake Homes Realty is now operating in the west.



Lake Homes Realty welcomes new realtor

Corsicana Daily Sun

January 26, 2019: Tommy Clark joins Lake Homes Realty.



Lake Homes Realty expands into six additional states

280 Reporter

January 23, 2019: Lake Homes Realty expands to the west.



Lake Homes Realty expands into six states

January 21, 2019: Lake Homes Realty expands brokerage operations and is now in 24 states.



Lake Homes Realty expands to the West

Birmingham Business Journal

January 18, 2019: Lake Homes Realty Adds 6 new states.



National Brokerages Recognizes Lake Norman Agent as Top Producer

The Mecklenburg Times

January 16, 2019: Lake Norman agent Trish Greer awarded for achievements in lake real estate in 2018.



Lake Homes Realty expands to 6 more states

January 7, 2019: Lake Homes Realty expands brokerage operations to reach 24 total states. (Behind Paywall)



Top 10 biggest lakefront real estate markets in Michigan

January 10, 2019: Check out the 10 biggest lake real estate markets in Michigan for fall 2018.


December had its share of headlines

The Herald-Zeitung

December 29, 2018: Lake Homes Realty provided data for several Canyon Lake stories in 2018.



Business Notes

December 23, 2018: Lake Homes Realty agents Greg and Dana Isaac were honored with an Aqua Award at the Lake Homes Realty annual Summit.



Our ‘crown jewel’ is worthy of its nickname


December 12, 2018: Canyon Lake is a true gem in its area.



Canyon Lake on the Rise


December 9, 2018: Average housing price experiences increase in 2018.



Top 10 Michigan lakes with the most affordable real estate

December 6, 2018: Click to see the 10 most affordable lake real estate markets in the Great Lakes State!



Green wave: Norman is No. 1 in lake real estate

Mooresville Tribune

December 1, 2018: Lake Norman, in North Carolina, is number one in real estate.



Help Clients Get Wise to Smart-Tech Hype

Realtor Magazine

November 27, 2018 : There are drawbacks to smart home technology but there are ways to determine which gadgets are the most useful.



Lake Whitney Realtor Awarded for Outstanding Performance by Nationwide Broker, Lake Homes Realty

November 21, 2018: Lake Whitney agent Emily Carter Morris was awarded at Lake Homes Realty's recent Agent Summit.



Rebecca Brewer receives Aqua Award

The Tulsa World/Skiatook Journal

November 12, 2018: Skiatook Lake agent Rebecca Brewer of Lake Homes Realty received an award at the company's national Agent Summit.



WHAT YOU GET: $950,000 Homes in Michigan, California and Maine

The New York Times

November 7, 2018: See the gorgeous $950,000 home Lake Homes Realty Agent Cindy Kozlowski has featured in the NYT!



Top 10 Michigan lakes with the most expensive homes

November 6,2018: See what lakes top Michigan's list of 10 most expensive lake real estate markets.



Mclendon Joins Lake Homes Realty

Woodlands Online

November 1, 2018: Joni Mclendon has joined Lake Homes Realty as an agent on Texas' Lake Conroe.



Hightower Among Top Producers

The Journal Record

October 29, 2018: Lake Texoma real estate agent Jason Hightower was honored at Lake Homes Realty's recent Agent Summit. (Note: this article is behind a paywall.)



Cawthon Named Top Producer at Real Estate Summit

Jackson Progress-Argus

October 26, 2018: Jackson Lake real estate agent Wally Cawthon won a Big Wave Award at Lake Homes Realty's recent Agent Summit.



'It's like buying a first-class ticket': Opendoor's acquisition of Open Listings met with mixed reac


September 13, 2018: Four real estate pros weigh in on the deal and how it could be a game-changer for traditional brokers and iBuyers both. (Note: Subscription Required)



Top 25 Business Travel Tips, Ideas & Mistakes to Avoid

September 10, 2018: Lake Homes Realty CEO Glenn S. Phillips gives advice for simple practices that help avoid travel delays.



Meet Birmingham's Fastest Growing Companies

The Birmingham Business Journal

September 4, 2018: Lake Homes Realty is the fastest growing real estate company in metro-Birmingham, according to the 2018 FastTrack 30.



Austin is home to priciest lakeside homes; see what you can buy here, statewide

The Austin Business Journal

August 24, 2018: Everything's bigger in Texas! Click through the slideshow to see some of the grandest lake homes in the state.



Photos: Tour million-dollar listings of lakefront homes in greater Houston and Texas

Houston Business Journal

August 23, 2018: Take a look inside some of the most expensive lake homes currently for sale in the Lone Star State!



Lake Homes Realty named to prestigious list for second consecutive year

The Shelby County Reporter

August 21, 2018: Shelby County's Lake Homes Realty named one of America's fastest-growing public companies in 2018's Inc. 5000.



Inc. 5000 For 2018

Inc. 5000

August 15, 2018: The list of businesses on the Inc. 5000, including Lake Homes Realty, for 2018.



Here are the Alabama companies that made the 2018 Inc. 5000 list


August 15, 2018: Find out which companies in Alabama cracked the 2018 Inc. 5000 list.



Birmingham companies place on Inc. 5000

Birmingham Business Journal

August 15, 2018: Find Lake Homes Realty on the Inc. 5000.



A look at lakefront property costs in New York state

Buffalo Business First

August 15, 2018: Take a look at some of the most expensive listings across New York's lakes.



These are the most and least expensive places to buy lakefront property in New York

The Albany Business Review

August 14, 2018: Many people are interested in lakefront homes in New York. Here's where you can find the most and least expensive lake homes.



The Essential Guide to Second Homes and Vacation Homes


August 8,2018: Inman's latest essential guide features all you need to know about buying and selling a second home.



Canyon Lake Among Top 3 Most Affordable Lakes

The NB Journal

July 30, 2018: Find out what makes Canyon Lake one of the most desirable lakes in the New Braunfels Area



Want to buy a lake home in the Charolette Market? Here's how much it'll cost you

Triad Business Journal

July 27, 2018: Explore the most expensive water front properties that are for sale at different lakes in Charlotte.



Real estate trends to know: #1 New residential construction makes good land in high demand

Community Impact Newspaper

July 19, 2018: Residential construction in Conroe and Montgomery is increasing rapidly as condos and subdivisions begin popping up.



Lake Murray Property Sales Heating Up

Columbia Regional Business Report

July 11, 2018: How seasonal lake real estate pricing trends affect lakes like Lake Murray



How Much to Offer on a House: 9 Factors to Consider

House Method

July 11, 2018: Four real estate experts share their knowledge to help you be ready when purchasing your next house.



Million dollar listings: Alabama's luxury lakefront homes

July 3, 2018: Find the most luxurious waterfront homes in Alabama.



More buyers seek homes, property on Lake Texoma

The Journal Record

June 28, 2018: See how the Oklahoma side of Lake Texoma fluctuated in the last year



Lake Real Estate Market Ranked #8

June 20, 2018: Canyon Lake's home and land markets have both seen decreases in value since last summer.



Is lakefront living for you?

Tri-County Times

June 6, 2018: Here are a few things to ask yourself first, as you approach the idea of buying property on the lake



5 reasons why Hartwell and Keowee dominate the state's $1.5B lakeside housing market

Independent Mail

June 2, 2018: Here are 5 reasons and photos of why Hartwell and Keowee Lake dominate the state's lake market



See inside the most expensive homes for sale on Hartwell Lake

Greenville News

June 1, 2018: Take a look at photos of the most expensive homes on Hartwell Lake



Birmingham real estate firm expands into 3 new states

Birmingham Business Journal

May 30, 2018: Lake Homes Realty expands to Maine, Michigan and Florida.



The appeal of lake living draws many to Tennessee

Times Free Press

May 27, 2018: Tennessee lakes offer $1.8 billion of lakefront homes for sale. Take a look at Tennessee's biggest lake markets...



Lake Murray homes for sale at $217 million

Lexington County Chronicle and The Dispatch-News

May 24, 2018: Lake Murray is our 4th largest overall lake market with home listings at more than $217 million. This article covers informational details about Lake Murray.



Home costs expected to continue rising

New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung

May 20, 2018: New Braunfels finds most homes for sale over $200,000. Many real estate professionals discuss trends over the last several years.



Lakefront living? It’s gonna cost you

Grand Rapids Business Journal

May 18, 2018: Report finds four of the top 10 most expensive lake markets in Michigan are in West Michigan.



Alabama lake market hits $1.23 billion

Birmingham Business Journal

May 16, 2018: New information from Birmingham-based company Lake Homes Realty shows that the total lake market in the state rose 12.2 percent to $1.23 billion this spring



Ready for summer? Cool off at one of North Texas' lakeside retreats

Dallas Business Journal

May 9, 2018: Texas is by far the largest lake market with $3.31 billion in lakeside homes and land, this regions offers a number of activities from the hustle of bustle of everyday life



Biz Briefs 5/6/18

Salisbury Post

May 6, 2018: Carole Bryson, a licensed realtor specializing in properties on High Rock Lake and Badin Lake in North Carolina joins Lake Homes Realty



Scuttlebiz: Georgia cattlemen want 'what's for dinner' to be local

The Augusta Chronicle

April 28, 2018: Georgia and South Carolina is a short drive from some of the most diverse waterfront real estate in the nation. Take a look at Georgia and South Carolina's most searched lakes in the region



Lakefront market size dwindles

April 27, 2018: Canyon Lake decreases seven percent in total market value and moves to eight largest overall market from being seventh-largest



Christie Brinkley Relists Her 2 Homes in the Hamptons: Why Haven't They Sold Yet?

April 24, 2018: When it comes to mansions in the Hamptons, Christie Brinkley has decided that two is too many.



Residential real estate conference to feature local, national experts

Birmingham Business Journal

April 20, 2018: Residential real estate professionals will get the chance to gather for continuing education hours and industry insight next month.



Want to get away? These homes offer lakeside retreats in North Texas

Dallas Business Journal

April 16, 2018: With its reputation for frequent droughts and flat, dusty terrain, Texas may not seem like an ideal place to buy a lake home.



Lake Living in Michigan


April 7, 2018: Lake Michigan has the largest recorded market for lakefront homes in the U.S., with shorelines that boasts almost $1 billion of residential real estate



Oklahoma One of Nation's Best Investments for Lake Homes


April 6, 2018: Research finds high-end properties are less popular than mid-priced lake homes and consequently Oklahoma lakes values up 25%



Canandaigua, Keuka lakes most popular for lake property searches

Rochester Business Journal

April 6, 2018: In a 15-month period, Canandaigua and Keuka lakes recieved 12,716 searches



Rethinking the Amazon question

Birmingham Business Journal

April 6, 2018: Take a look at how our cities and state fit into the new world of economy



As summer approaches, real estate heats up at area lakes

San Antonio Business Journal

April 3, 2018: A new real estate report ranks Canyon Lake as one of the most affordable large lakes in Texas, and the report says real estate values at it and other surrounding lakes have been on the rise.



Danielle Wroblewski joins Lake Homes Realty

The Oneida Daily Dispatch

April 2, 2018: Danielle Wroblewski, a licensed realtor specializing in residential real estate in Oneida Lake, Cazenovia Lake and Lake Moraine joins Lake Homes Realty



Oklahoma lake home values up 5 percent

The Oklahoman

March 31, 2018: Oklahoma lake real estate is one of the best investments across the entire U.S.



These are the most expensive Texas lakes to buy a home off of in 2018, report says


March 29, 2018: Two of Houston's area lakes are in the top five most expensive lakes in the state of Texas



ACREres 3rd Annual Alabama Residential Real Estate Conference & Expo

Culverhouse College of Business Alabama Center for Real Estate

March 26, 2018: CEO of Lake Homes Realty Glenn S. Phillips attends The University of Alabama annual residential real estate conference



Report: Lake Michigan shoreline tops U.S.

Grand Rapid Business Journal

March 23, 2018: Michigan's Lake Michigan shoreline boasts the biggest recorded market for lakefront homes in the U.S., totaling almost $1 billion



Brian Kincaid joins Lake Homes Realty

Knoxville Daily Sun

March 21, 2018: Brian Kincaid II, a licensed Realtor specializing in properties on Tellico Lake and Fort Loudoun Lake joins Lake Homes Realty



Lake Homes adds Realtor

The Post Star

March 21, 2018: Susanne Lottie, a licensed realtor specializing on Lake Georgem Paradox Lake, Schroon Lake and Saratoga Lake joins Lake Homes Realty



Report: This is how Lake Conroe's housing market is doing compared to the rest of Texas' lake market

Houston Chronicle

March 15, 2018: A new report from Lake Homes Realty shows that Lake Conroe is the fourth largest home market in Texas with more than 491 homes on the market worth more than $147.3 million



Market's Strong But "Age of Opulence" Ends

March 9, 2018: Canyon Lake was ranked ninth-largest home market and the fourth-biggest land market in its Texas top 10



Canyon Lake market booming

Herald-Zeitung (New Braunfels, TX)

March 8, 2018: The lake housing market is booming. This winter, Canyon Lake was the seventh largest lakeside real estate market in Texas, according to data collected from Lake Homes Realty.



RESPA Violations: Definition, Examples & Penalties

March 7, 2018: Five examples of common RESPA violations and penalties



Center Hill Lake realtor Tony Luna wins national achievement award

March 5, 2018: Tony Luna, Center Hill Lake real estate agent recieves Aqua Award



Lake Homes Realty expands, relocates

Shelby County Reporter

February 26, 2018: Growth in corporate and brokerage operations teams forces Lake Homes Realty to relocated to Hoover



The Best Mortgage Lenders

February 20, 2018: Check out this article for a list of the overall best mortgage lenders, for first-time buyers and for refinancing



6 Ways Home Buyers Mess Up Getting a Mortgage

February 19, 2018: If you're out to buy a home, you have to be vigilant. To clue you ipre-anto the pitfalls, here are six of the most common ways people mess up getting a mortgage.



Local real estate agent joins Lake Homes Realty

Daily Messenger

February 16, 2018: Mary St George who focuses on the Conesus Lake in New York, joins Lake Homes Realty



Predictions for the Real Estate Market in 2018

January 31, 2018: Brian O'Connell, a writer for the, talks about the 5 trends that he believes will shape the real estate market



Lake Homes Realty moves to Hoover's Southlake Plaza

January 30, 2018: Lake Homes Realty's brokerage operations is getting used to its new home in Hoover's Southlake Plaza.



Real estate firm moves HQ to Hoover

Birmingham Business Journal

January 29, 2018: Lake Homes Realty is growing so fast and moves office from Pelham to Hoover



5 Trends Shaping the 2018 Real Estate Market

The Street

January 2, 2018: With 2017 in the rear-view mirror, it's time to break out the crystal ball and lock down some timely real estate trends for the new year.


Canyon Lake real estate market value on the rise

New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung

December 19, 2017: Canyon Lake market value increased by 11.8% over the past year with over 400 listings.



Lake Allatoona Realtor recieves Big Wave award at national conference

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

December 17, 2017: Lisa Steele, Lake Allatoona real estate agent recieves Lake Homes Realty Big Wave award



These are the 10 most popular Texas lake house markets for Houstonians

Houston Business Journal

December 13, 2017: There are 94 major residential lake markets in Texas and more than $3.5 billion in active home listings. Learn more about Texas's most popular lakes.



How Can I Sell My Home Faster?

Home By Home

December 6, 2017: 5 strategies to sell your home faster



Burnside Joins Lake Homes Realty


November 28, 2017: Daniel Burnside, licensed realtor specializing in properties on Chickamauga Lake, joins Lake Homes Realty



Three lucrative lakes: Central Texas home to some of nation's priciest vacation properties

Austin Business Journal

November 28,2017: Some of the most expansive — and expensive — markets for lake homes can be found in Central Texas.



Growing Bham real estate firm hires Signature Homes exec

Birmingham Business Journal

November 27, 2017: A fast-growing Birmingham-based real estate company has hired a local industry veteran.



Davis gets director's post at Lake Homes Realty

November 27, 2017: A fast-growing Birmingham-based real estate company has hired a local industry veteran.



Grand Lake Luxury: Meet Terry Draper, the man behind many of the luxury lakeside homes

Tulsa Business & Legal News

November 24, 2017: Draper construction is part of $225 million luxury lake home industry in the Grand Lake market



A look at Birmingham's favorite Alabama lakes

Birmingham Business Journal

November 17, 2017: Alabama lake property increase by 14% over the last year, take a look to see Alabama's most popular lakes



Jackson Lake Realtor honored at national conference

Jackson Progress-Argus

November 17, 2017: Wally Cawthon, Jackson Lake real estate agent awarded Big Wave Award



Lake Homes realtor awarded

The Sentinel-Record

November 13, 2017: Lake Homes Realty wins award



Regional Report: Realtor wins achievement award

The Times and Democrat

November 5, 2017: Carol Vandyke, Lake Marion real estate agent wins Lake Homes Realty Aqua Award



Newsmaker in business: Agent Ardy Franssen earns Lake Homes Realty award

Gainesville Times

November 4, 2017: Ardy Franssen, Lake Lanier real estate agent wins Lake Homes Realty Aqua Award



Just how luxurious are the home markets at Lake Norman and Wylie? Here's the answer (PHOTOS)

Charlotte Business Journal

November 3, 2017: Take a look at the five priciest family home listings on each lake



Want to get away? These homes offer lakeside retreats in North Texas

Charlotte Business Journal

November 3, 2017: Looking to buy a lake house in the Charlotte region?



How agents can be meaningful and stay relevant


November 3, 2017: Tips on how to battle constant industry challenges and staying relevant in the real estate industry



Logan Martin Lake Realtor Honored at National Conference

St. Clair News AEGIS

November 2, 2017: Nicole Walters, Logan Martin Lake real estate agent wins Big Wave Award



Clark wins Lake Homes Realty Big Wave Award


November 2, 2017: Kim Jenkins Clarl, Lake Greenwood real estate agent wins Big Wave award that honors realtors who are top performers in their market



On a Grand Scale: Luxury lake homes concentrated at Grand Lake


November 1, 2017: 85% of luxury lake homes in Oklahoma are located on Grand Lake, find out more about what Lake homes realty have to say



5 Horrors at Home Showings

Realtor Magazine

October 31, 2017: interviews real estate professionals about the items that scared off potential buyers



Adams joins Lake Homes Realty

October 30, 2017: Greg Adams, licensed realtor specializing on Jordan Lake and Lake Martin joins Lake Homes Realty



How Alabama lake real estate markets stack up

Birmingham Business Journal

October 23, 2017: Alabama's lake market increases 13% over last year



8 Frightening Things in Sellers' Homes That Can Scare Buyers Silly

October 17, 2017: No matter how gorgeous your home is, it could contain an item or two that happens to scare the pants off anyone who walks through your door.



Lake Homes Summit


October 12, 2017: CEO Glenn S. Phillips host largest meeting of lake-centric real estate agents in the country in Birmingham, Alabama



Report: Jackson Lake real estate market holding steady

Jackson Progress-Argus

September 8, 2017: Jackson Lake real estate



Lanier real estate is trending upward

Lakeside News

August 20, 2017: Lake Lanier is the second-biggest lake in Georgia real estate, with rougly $530 million on the market



Your House is Worth More Than Ever. Should You Take Out a HELOC?

U.S. News and World Report

August 25, 2017: A home equity loan maybe a good idea if you're good with money. If you're not, get the idea out of your head.



The fastest-growing real estate companies in the US


August 24, 2017: Lake Homes Realty is ranked among the fastest growing real estate brokerage and development companies in the U.S.



Pelham’s Lake Homes Realty earns national recognition

The Pelham Reporter

August 18, 2017: Lake Homes Realty recently made the list of the top 5,000 fastest-growing companies in an annual ranking published by Inc. Magazine



Several Birmingham companies make the Inc. 5000 list

Birmingham Business Journal

August 17, 2017: Sixteen metro Birmingham companies made the 2017 Inc. 5000 list of the nation's fastest growing companies, with Lake Homes Realty setting the pace



Lake Homes Realty ranked #927 on the 2017 Inc 5000

Inc Magazine

August 16, 2017: The 2017 Inc 5000 of the growing companies in the U.S., ranks Lake Homes Realty in the top 1,000.



Here are the most expensive lakes to buy a house in N.C. (And Lake Norman isn't No.1)

August 15, 2017: Top list of the most expensive lakes in North Carolina



SML housing market booms in summer

The Franklin News Post

August 2, 2017: Growth on Smith Mountain Lake



How do Alabama lakes stack up?

Birmingham Business Journal

July 18, 2017: Key takeaways of how Alabama's lake market compete with others in the south and southeast



How real estate agents can dress for success in the summer


July 18, 2017: Lake Homes Realty shares professional tips for Agents dressing for summer weather.



Ready, Set, Splash: The Top 10 Lake Towns in America

July 10, 2017: Looking for a great town to have a lake home? offers these ten fantastic lake towns



8 Affordable Ways to Give Your Living Room a Facelift

Behind the Blue, Powered by Valpak

July 11, 2017: How do you update the look of your living room and make it feel like you’ve revamped the space without spending a fortune?



Wave of new inventory hits Houston lake home markets

Houston Business Journal

July 3, 2017: Houston lake home market is rapidly growing



The Lake Real Estate Market Report for Summer 2017

Active Rain

June 26, 2017: Free copy of the Lake Market Report by Lake Homes Realty



Birmingham's Lake Homes Real estate expands to New York and Pennsylvania

June 23, 2017: Lake Homes Realty adds another 2 states to their 11 states in under 5 years



Lake Homes Realty adds two more states to footprint

Birmingham Business Journal

June 23, 2017: Lake Homes Realty has expanded into two more states. The lake-focused real estate brokerage is now licensed and operating in New York and in Connecticut.



Alabama's Lake Homes Realty expands to Arkansas

June 16, 2017: Announcment of Lake Homes Realty expansion to Arkansas



Sheila Howell joins Lake Homes Realty

Cumberland Times-News

June 11, 2017: Sheila Howell, a licensed Realtor specializing on Deep Creek Lake joins Lake Homes Realty



How to buy a home while selling one

USA Today

June 5, 2017: Tips on how to ease the situation of buying a home while selling one



Want to buy a lake home? These are the biggest markets in N.C.

Triangle Business Journal

May 26, 2017: Lake Norman's lake home market is the biggest across seven Southern states, according to a recent Lake Homes Realty report.



Agent vs. brokerage: Which matters more to consumers?


May 23, 2017: Lake Homes Realty's John Sims shares why comfort, convenience and expertise drive client decisions



Raleigh family hunts for a Lake Gaston getaway in a new HGTV series

The News&Observer

May 23, 2017: Lake Homes Realty real estate agent Les and Bonnie Burleson helps family find an affordable weekend getaway on HGTV



Alabama's 10 most affordable lakes to buy a house

May 15, 2017: While lake homes prices can be high, take a look at Alabama's most affordable lakes



Alabama's lake home market among the fastest growing

Birmingham Business Journal

May 11, 2017: Take a look at Alabama's lake home market rapid growth



5 Stories That Will Make You Rethink Your Leadership Style

May 11, 2017: CEOs speak candidly of times they fumbled on the job, and what they learned in the process.



On Golden Ponds

Realtor Magazine

May/June 2017: For Doris Phillips and her husband Glenn, a consulting gig grew into a multi-state brokerage focused solely on lake properties



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The Blueprint Podcost with David Lamb

May 10, 2017: Interview with CEO of Lake Homes Realty, Glenn S Phillips. What is How did this idea come about?



Here are the biggest lake home markets in the Houston area

Houston Business Journal

May 9, 2017: Houston has about half a billion dollars worth of lakeside real estate. This article features a list of houston's prominent lakes.



Alabama's 10 most expensive lakes to buy a house

May 4, 2017: A list of Alabama's top 10 most expensive lakes including photos of houses on the lakes and average listing prices



Who is scouting property on Alabama lakes?

Birmingham Business Journal

April 20, 2017: Take a look at who are interested in lake homes in Alabama



7 Signs a Homeowner Is Desperate to Sell

April 20, 2017: Here are some subtle signs a homeowner is eager to sell their home



A serial entrepreneur hits the lake

Birmingham Business Journal

April 20, 2017: How Glenn Phillips went from tech to the lakefront real estate scene



Glenn Phillips of

The Blueprint Podcast

April 9, 2017: Glenn Phillips is CEO for (, a company that is disrupting the Real Estate industry in profound ways.



Selling your home this spring? 50 tips to sell it faster and at a better price


April 3, 2017: Here are 50 things to do if you plan to sell your home this spring



Lake Homes Realty utilizes unique lake market analytics to help home buyers and sellers

Cast Web

April 3, 2017: Introducing Lake Homes Realty



The Home Office Is Disappearing—What's Taking Its Place?

March 22, 2017: Homeowners may not be as interested in an office at home, so what now? Experts, including Lake Homes Realty's Glenn S. Phillips, offer insight.



50 Things to Do If You Plan to Sell Your Home This Spring

Huffington Post

March 22, 2017: In this advice for home sellers article, professionals (including Lake Homes Realty) offer tips



These are the most expensive lakes in Alabama

Birmingham Business Journal

March 17, 2017: Take a look at Alabama's top 12 lakes with home averages of more than $300,000.



What are Georgia's most expensive lake homes for sale?

Atlanta Business Chronicle

March 17, 2017: Take a look at Georgia's most expensive lake homes from Lake Oconee to Lake Burton



Mortgage Mistakes That Jeopardize Closing

Realtor Magazine

March 14, 2017: Tips to consider on your finances before closing the deal



5 Stupid Money Mistakes That Can Get Your Mortgage Denied

March 13, 2017: Lake Homes Realty's experts, along with other real estate pros, offer tips to help avoid mortgage approval issues



Here are the biggest lake home markets in the Houston area

Houston Business Journal

March 9, 2017: Houstonians have the best of both worlds when it comes to waterfront vacation homes.



Lake Norman keeps crown as largest lakefront home market

Charlotte Business Journal

March 3, 2017: Lake Norman remains the largest lake home market in North Carolina



Calera housing market sees growth year over year

Shelby County Reporter

March 1, 2017: Explanation for why there has been such rapid growth in the housing market in Calera



Pelham home sales on the rise


March 1, 2017: See what Glenn S. Phillips has to say about home construction in the Pelham area



Alabama's top five lake home markets

Birmingham Business Journal

February 28, 2017: Update on the market of lake real estate in Alabama



Kiefer-Steed joins Lake Homes Realty

Grand Lake News

February 7, 2017: Peggy Kiefer-Steed, a licensed realtor specializing in properties on Grand Lake, joins Lake Homes Realty



Why brokerage offices are no longer needed for great service


February 6, 2017: Research found success and growth by focusing more on consumer interests rather than old industry habits



Bham real estate company makes big expansion

Birmingham Business Journal

February 1, 2017: Lake Homes Realty expands into Maryland and Pennsylvania



Where are million dollar lake homes for sale in Alabama?

Birmingham Business Journal

January 3, 2017: Lake Homes Realty tabbed as eighth fastest growing company in metro-Birmingham


Featured Member; Lake Homes' Glenn Phillips

American Express

October 11, 2016: Lake Homes Realty is a licensed full-service real estate brokerage focused on lake homes and land across multiple states.



Fast Track 30: Lake Homes Realty

Birmingham Business Journal

August 25, 2016: Lake Homes Realty tabbed as eighth fastest growing company in metro-Birmingham



Lake Homes Realty expands its footprint

Oklahoma Star

July 22, 2016: Lake Homes Realty expands brokerage operations into Oklahoma.



Positive Maturity's 2016 Top 50 Over 50


July 22, 2016: Lake Homes Realty's CEO and COO both honored as members of The Top 50 over 50.



The Strangest Real Estate Add-Ons

Realtor Magazine

July 18, 2016: Uncommon real estate transactions may even include the family dog.



5 of the Weirdest Things People Have Tried to Sell With Their Homes

July 13, 2016: Realtors share unusual items offered with homes for sale, including the dog that came with a home purchased by Lake Homes Realty CEO Glenn S. Phillips



Fast-growing Birmingham real estate firm targets new state

Birmingham Business Journal

June 21, 2016: Lake Homes Realty opens brokerage operations in Arkansas.



The True Cost of Purchasing a Home

June 20, 2016: Tips on costs and how to minimize them from experts, including Lake Homes Realty.



How to Buy a Home While Selling One


June 5, 2016: Experts, including Lake Homes Realty's Glenn S. Phillips, share tips with readers on simultaneously selling and buying a home.



5 Hard-Hitting Mortgage Strategies For Self-Employed Applicants

June 4, 2016: Self-Employment does not disqualify you from a mortgage, but you have to be smart. Includes tips from Lake Homes Realty leadership team.



Negotiate Like A Pro: 6 Tricks For Winning A Real Estate Stalemate


May 10, 2016: Real estate negotiations tips from industry experts, including Lake Homes Realty.



How to Show Off Real Estate Listings This Summer

May 5, 2016: Tips for real estate open houses from real estate experts, including Lake Homes Realty.



6 Ways Tech Will Change How You List Homes

Realtor Magazine

April 22, 2016: Six tech trends impacting the real estate industry as cited by speakers at the 2016 Real Estate Standards Organization conference.



Uh-Oh, March Housing Numbers Showed Decline - But That's Good News For Sellers

The Street

April 20, 2016: March housing numbers are not what they may seem, explains Lake Homes Realty CEO Glenn S. Phillips and other housing insiders.



How to Survive a Buyer's Market: The Ultimate Cheat Sheet

April 11, 2016: Some tips for home sellers during a home buyer's market, including tips from a Lake Homes Realty expert.



First-Time Homebuyers: Time to Consider Rent-to-Own?


April 5, 2016:



The Best Mortgage Companies

March 31, 2016: Rates are important, but there are more factors to a mortgage. Lake Homes Realty's Glenn S. Phillips and other experts help explain.



How Your Home Stacks Up as an Investment

U.S. News & World Report

March 30, 2016: Is buying your home the best way to increase your portfolio? Lake Homes Realty's CEO Glenn S. Phillips and other experts provide advice.



5 ways to grow your business with personality


March 29, 2016: Lake Homes Realty's John Sims explains why getting out there and meeting people is the best way to grow your business.



6 Times You Really Can Get Your Earnest Money Back

March 21, 2016: Doris Phillips, LHR COO, and other experts offer tips for home buyers regarding earnest money



Beware the Pitfalls of Rent-to-Own Homes

March 17, 2016: Rent-to-Own for homes has significant challenges. Glenn S. Phillips and other experts offer advice about this type of real estate transaction.



$500 Per Month Marketing Budget - How Would You Spend It?

Altus Host

February 23, 2016: Lake Homes Realty's Eli Kirkley recommends advertising on Facebook



What does it take to buy a home without credit?

February 14, 2016: Lake Homes Realty's Doris Phillips offers guidance on buying a home with cash.



Do you need a lawyer at the mortgage closing?

February 1, 2016: Lake Homes Realty's Glenn S. Phillips and other real estate experts share pros and cons of an attorney at closing.



Five questions to ask before buying a house

The Christian Science Monitor

January 21, 2016: Buying a home is a huge investment. Lake Homes Realty expert helps with advice for home buyers.



For Sale By Owner: 8 Costly Mistakes Sellers Make

January 13, 2016: shares insights from Lake Homes Realty CEO Glenn S. Phillips and other experts about FSBO.



Ask Yourself These 5 Questions Before Buying a Home

January 14, 2016: Advise for would-be home buyers.


NFIB/Alabama Member Profile: Glenn Phillips, CEO, Lake Homes Realty

December 16, 2015: National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) profiles Lake Homes Realty CEO Glenn S. Phillips



Veteran Birmingham tech exec joins Lake Homes Realty

Birmingham Business Journal

November 3, 2015: Veteran tech and marketing expert Brian Cauble joins Lake Homes Realty



Alabama's Lake Homes Realty talks Texas expansion

Alabama News Center

October 15, 2015: Lake Homes Realty adds real estate brokerage operation for all of Texas as growth continues



Alabama's Lake Homes Realty revolutionizes cloud-based real estate

September 30, 2015: Lake Homes Realty's business model is more than just a blend of brokerage with a great website.



Meet 2015's Women to Watch in Birmingham

Birmingham Business Journal

Sept 11, 2015: Lake Homes Realty COO Doris Phillips is one of three women named to receive the 2015 Women to Watch Award!



Lake Homes Realty named to 2015 Fast Track 30

Birmingham Business Journal

August 28, 2015: Lake Homes Realty ranked as the 8th fastest growing company in Birmingham, AL (and the fastest growing real estate company)!



Surprising Changes in Local Real Estate

East Tennessee's Mountain Views

August 4, 2015: An interview with Lake Homes Realty CEO Glenn S. Phillips about real estate trends.



9 Tips for Buying a Second Home

August 1, 2015: Experts, including Lake Homes Realty's Glenn S. Phillips, share tips to remember when purchasing a second home.



Tide rising in lakefront property market

Birmingham Business Journal

July 17, 2015: Lake Homes Realty CEO Glenn S. Phillips explains the recent increase in lake real estate transactions.



Marketing Speak: Experts Dish on Industry Terms to Know

National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)

July 2, 2015: Lake Homes Realty's Eli Kirkley helps explain jargon too often used in business and client communications.



Barrier for Businesses?


April 26, 2015: Karen Packet, principal broker for Lake Homes Realty in East Tennessee discusses business real estate in Lenior City, Tennessee.



Will You Be Ready When You're in a Buyer's Market?

April 7, 2015: Lake Homes Realty's Glenn S. Phillips shares advice for home buyers and sellers.



6 Simple Tricks for Winning a Negotiation Stalemate

February 18, 2015: Creativity and a realistic approach are part of these approaches in negotiations, per Lake Homes Realty's CEO Glenn S. Phillips.



Innovation: Big Data and the Real Estate Industry

Re-Invent Realty

January 27, 2015: Glenn S. Phillips, Lake Homes Realty CEO, is quoted on the challenge individual real estate agents face in the era of big data.



How to Make Housing Market Conditions Work for You in 2015

January 12, 2015: Tips for 2015 real estate, including a number of suggestions from Lake Homes Realty's CEO Glenn S. Phillips.


Smart advice on how to sell your house despite your bad neighbors

December 24, 2014: Selling a house is hard enough without neighbor problems. Lake Homes Realty CEO Glenn S. Phillips, along with others, offers advice in this article.



Birmingham's Women Tech Leaders: It's Not 'Geeky' to be a Techie

Birmingham Business Journal

November 4, 2014: Doris Phillips, COO of Lake Homes Realty, offers her insight about entrepreneurship and technology in Birmingham, Alabama.



How Low Should Your Price Go?

NWI Times

August 31, 2014: Lake Homes Realty CEO Glenn S. Phillips is interviewed about real state price reduction considerations.



Are You Doing These Eight Things That Stifle Your Company's Success and Profitability?

Real Estate Business

July/August 2014: Lake Homes Realty CEO Glenn S. Phillips, along with other real estate leaders, shares ideas for success in the real estate business.



5 Ways Big Data Is Changing Real Estate

July 9, 2014: Lake Homes Realty CEO Glenn S. Phillips, along with Zillow's Chief Economist Stan Humphries, shares insight into how data is changing the real estate industry.



Top Real Estate Agent in Alabama - Justin Dyar

Top Agent Magazine

May 2, 2014: Lake Homes Realty's Justin Dyar is interviewed explaining his market and his approach to helping clients.



Entrepreneurial Spotlight: Lake Homes Realty

Birmingham Business Journal

April 18, 2014: Lake Homes Realty CEO Glenn S. Phillips shares insight into the growth of the business and its future.



15 Birmingham Entrepreneurs You Need to Know

Birmingham Business Journal

April 11, 2014: Honoring fifteen companies, including Lake Homes Realty.


Why a Birmingham Tech Exec is Banking on the Future of Lakefront Real Estate

Birmingham Business Journal

November 1, 2013: Lake Homes Realty CEO Glenn S. Phillips answers questions about the business and the lake real estate market.



The Water's Edge

B-Metro Magazine

July 2, 2013: Alabama residents share why they love living at the lake and how Lake Homes Realty is helping those interested in buying and selling lake homes.







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