Lake Homes Realty In The News

Lake Homes Realty In The News

Lake Homes Realty In The News


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



Lakefront living? It’s gonna cost you

Grand Rapids Business Journal

May 13, 2018: Report finds four of the top 10 most expensive lake markets in Michigan are in West Michigan.



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.



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.



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

Houston Chronicle

March 29, 2018: Two of Houston's area lakes are in the top five most expensive waterside housing markets in the state, according to a 2018 report by 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



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.



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.



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.



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.


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

Austin Business Journal

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



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.



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.



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?



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.



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.



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.



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?



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



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.



Birmingham's Lake Homes Realty expands to New York, Pennsylvania

June 6, 2017: Birmingham-based Lake Homes Realty has expanded to two new states in the Northeast, bringing the total footprint to operations in 13 states in less than five years.



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.



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.



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



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



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.



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



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



Why brokerage offices are no longer needed for great service


February 6, 2017: Glenn S. Phillips explains how shifting consumer behavior and tech improvement allow great service without real estate offices



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.


Press Inquiries?

(205) 985-2991