Dream Kitchen! Perfect for Entertaining or Quiet Dinners with the Family

This gourmet kitchen, in the first home to be completed in the Forest Creek neighborhood of Vestavia, boasts a large quartz center island with seating for four, top of the line Thermador appliances, and lighted upper cabinets that create an elegant ambiance sure to make this space the heart of the home.

Thermador gas range with six burner gas cooktop and commercial grade hood vent

Entertaining is a breeze with the Dining Room and Keeping Room conveniently located adjacent to the Kitchen.

The Chef can enjoy the party while preparing dinner! The windows and french doors on the back side of the keeping room also make it easy to keep an eye on activities on the deck and…

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Just Sold! 2725 Vestavia Forest Drive

We're pleased to announce the sale of the first home in Forest Creek!

This professionally designed Vestavia home is perfectly placed in the new Forest Creek Community and offers quality fixtures and upgrades throughout. Drenched in natural sunlight from the 2 story foyer windows, the main level offers a formal dining room and an open floor plan with a gourmet kitchen that boasts a large center island with seating, top of the line appliances, and lighted upper cabinets that create an elegant ambiance sure to make this space the heart of the home. The living room features custom built-ins and a sleek tile fireplace. Main Level primary features a luxurious ensuite and connects to a custom walk-in closet and laundry…

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Stunning Mid-Century Modern in the Heart of Vestavia

1909 Woodlane Place

Nestled in the trees at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac this stunning home has been professionally designed by a renowned Mid Century architect and completely renovated inside and out. Drowning in natural light from wall to wall windows that bring the outside in, you will find plenty of space for relaxing and entertaining throughout. The open living plan offers a new great room, a 4th bedroom flex room addition, an open two story wood burning fireplace and a sleek kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and a large center island with seating. The master bedroom with spa-like en suite is a sophisticated retreat, boasting a steam shower, spa tub, and marble double vanity.…

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Beautiful 4 Bedroom, 4 Bath Mountain Brook Home with pool!

3380 Spring  Valley Court

Located on a quiet Mountain Brook street this classic brick home offers a large front porch for sitting, relaxing and taking in the sights and sounds of the neighborhood. Inside find a formal sitting and dining room, spacious living room with brick fireplace and a large bay window that allows for ample sunlight to bathe the space and make the hardwoods shine. Open kitchen features stainless steel appliances and large center island, great for gatherings and entertaining. Generous master bedroom, updated bathrooms, and a bonus room with bath that is the perfect space to serve as a changing room from the pool area. Entertain effortlessly outdoors on the flagstone…

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Imagine coming home to this breathtaking view every evening!

Tucked into the gated community of Old Overton on 1.4 acres, this stunning estate offers the perfect blend of open plan living with modern elegance. Floor to ceiling windows drown the space in natural light and allow you to take in the breathtaking views. Top of the line chefs kitchen offers an oversized island, gas cooktop and so much space for gatherings with friends or family. Primary suite boasts a beautiful ensuite and private dressing room. Handsome office with wood paneling and built-ins. Fully finished basement features, full bath, wet bar and additional living spaces great for movie or game nights, entertaining or even a home gym. Sip your coffee while overlooking the Cahaba and…

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Vestavia's Most Beautiful New Home will be available for viewing and purchase this October!

The home nearing completion on Lot 2 in Forest Creek offers 4 Bedrooms and 4.5 Bathrooms. This spacious home was designed by Birmingham architect David Smelcer to blend into the natural beauty of the neighborhood. 


Two stories of windows allow natural light to wash over the staircase. 

Master Bath with separate shower and soaking tub

The park in Forest Creek is just across the street from the home being built on Lot 2

The lovely entrance to Forest Creek- a very special 9 lot neighborhood tucked away in a private corner, in the heart of Vestavia.

For more information about Forest Creek or to arrange a tour of the homes under construction,…

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New to Birmingham, or moving here soon? Or, maybe like a lot of folks, you've been cooped up at home for a couple years waiting for the pandemic to go away. Well, now's the time to get out and try our all-time five favorite places to eat. 

Bottega Cafe: We enjoy going there for lunch on Saturdays and having the focaccia with Bottega infused olive oil. It's so simple, but so amazing! I like to get to get a fish sandwich and Suzanne usually gets a salad or a hamburger. You can close your eyes and point at the menu.  You can't go wrong! Great architecture and atmosphere. The cafe doesn't take reservations. So, go a little early or try eating at the bar.

Bottega Cafe…

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Ten Charts that Show Why We're Not Heading for a Housing Bubble

During the pandemic, it was feared that the large number of borrowers in forbearance would eventually result in tide of foreclosures that would take the down the housing market. The following chart shows that those fears were unfounded.

Chart #2 shows that 81.6% of the borrowers in forbearance have successfully exited.

Chart #3 shows that the crazy loan products (red graph) that existed in the late 90's to the mid 2000's are no longer offered! The orange graph shows that lending standards are far stricter now than they were in the mid 2000's.

Chart #4 Shows that the level of foreclosures is historically very low.

Chart #5 shows that lenders are making nearly as…

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Forest Creek, a new 9 home neighborhood in Vestavia Hills nestled along a gentle creek and among the hardwoods at Vestavia Forest Drive

This beautiful home is planned for lot 1.

Initially, the developers are building three spec homes on lots 1, 2, and 3.

Forest Creek Neighborhood

Where convenience meets natural beauty, Forest Creek in Vestavia is an idyllic place to call home. This nature friendly neighborhood features a charming creek winding through the property and under stone bridges, expansive lots offering a sense of privacy for each home, and a common area to enjoy gatherings with the community.

Forest Creek features low impact development infrastructure and many of the mature hardwoods will be preserved. Extensive common…

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Main Level Living at its Best in the Montclaire Neighborhood of Vestavia

Front view at sunset

Updated kitchen

Open floor plan

Den with fireplace

Three large, level play areas in yard

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