Articles and News

Lake Homes Realty makes Top Tier of Inc. Magazine’s List of 5,000 Fastest-Growing Companies

August 16, 2017

Lake Homes Realty was the highest-ranked Birmingham-area company to make the 2017 Inc. 5000, the prestigious annual ranking by Inc. Magazine of the 5000 fastest-growing companies in the U.S. Lake Homes Realty landed in the top fifth of the 2017 list, at number 927, courtesy of its three-year growth of 473 percent. To be eligible […]

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Winning the Fight Against Allergies at the Lake

July 24, 2017

More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Most of these are from harmless outdoor plants. But good luck trying to tell your sinuses that! If your allergies are keeping you indoors at your lake house, they can all but ruin your summer. […]

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Navigating Boating Jargon on the Lake

July 6, 2017

Do you love boating but have trouble speaking the language? Are you sunk when people throw around boating jargon, terms and lingo when boating? Do you look around lost when someone says there are “fish jumping off the starboard bow”? We’re here to help! Here are 40+ of the most common nautical terms on the […]

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Water Safety for Kids on the Lake

June 23, 2017

Every parent wants their children to stay safe while having fun at the lake. Just a little preparation can help your kids have a fun time on the lake, and build memories you will cherish for a lifetime. Whether they are toddlers or teenagers, water safety can start right now! Here are some water safety […]

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Lake Homes Realty Expands into New York and Connecticut

June 22, 2017

Birmingham, Alabama-based Lake Homes Realty is now licensed and operating real estate brokerage services in New York and Connecticut. This expands the company’s brokerage operations footprint to 13 states in just four years. “Our team has done a great job of expanding our business footprint, while still focusing on great service for all our buyers, sellers and […]

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Lake Real Estate Market Report for Summer 2017 Now Available

June 21, 2017

Summer 2017 Market Report is Now Available Lake Homes Realty has just released the Summer 2017 update to the firm’s proprietary Lake Real Estate Market Report. Covering nearly 400 lake real estate markets across nine states through the Southeast and Southwest United States, the report is the nation’s most comprehensive look at these markets. This edition of the […]

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Realtor Magazine Features Doris Phillips and Lake Homes Realty

June 21, 2017

Doris Phillips, Chief Operating Officer of Lake Homes Realty, was featured in the May/June 2017 edition of Realtor® Magazine. The feature article, entitled “On Golden Ponds,” is the latest installment in a periodic series of featuring the nation’s most successful and innovative real estate brokers. The article highlights Phillips’ growth in real estate through the years. […]

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Top Five Movies set on the Lake

June 13, 2017

On the lookout for some fitting lake movies to Netflix and chill with this summer? Look no further! We’ve pulled together some fun summer flicks that will get you in the mood to spend some time on the lake, wherever you are. Top Five Lake Movies What About Bob (1991) Starring: Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss Set on: […]

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Building and Maintaining a Seawall on the Lake

May 31, 2017

Seawalls protect land from erosion by a body of water. If you have seen a seawall on the beach, just know that seawalls on the lake serve the same purpose. Just on a much, much smaller scale! A seawall is usually made of wood, stone, steel or concrete. In recent years, synthetic materials have become more […]

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Boat Dock Basics

May 30, 2017

Every boat needs a place to call home. Out on the lake, you will see many different kinds of boat dock. Each one comes with its own distinct advantages and drawbacks. If you plan on building a dock on your lake property, or buying lake property with a dock, take a look at these choices […]

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