There's a reason some neighborhoods are more popular than others. Hayden and Mike Wald explain why the hot neighborhoods are great.

We recently listed 2064 Cahaba Crest Drive in Altadena Woods. It's a beautiful 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath home with finished den down and a spacious, level backyard. The weekend it hit the market, we had 27 showings. By Monday, we had multiple offers and the listing was under contract for well over asking. We believe this level of interest is a strong indication of the neighborhood's popularity. 

Altadena Woods is a wonderful place to live for several reasons- great schools (zoned for Spain Park), convenient location (just south of Vestavia off Caldwell Mill Road), walkable neighborhood, attractively designed homes with great curb appeal, and a nice balance empty nesters and families with kids.

Altadena Woods by the numbers: There are 211 homes in the…

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Just Sold! 3233 Tyrol Road

This beautiful 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home in Derby Downs recently sold in just two days, after receiving seven offers! The winning contract was $50,000 over the asking price! There are several reasons why there was so much interest in this home- great curb appeal, lots of space, great backyard and more. But, much of what makes a house a great place to call home has to do with the neighborhood where it's located. That's clearly the case with this home which is situated on the corner of Tyrol Road and Derby Drive in one of Vestavia's most popular neighborhoods- Derby Downs. There are a number of compelling reasons why Derby Downs is such a great place to live? First, and this is a common denominator among many of the most popular…

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