2014

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9.22.14 | Style Blueprint

As one of the largest and fastest growing real estate firms in Birmingham, Ray & Poynor employs a staff of highly experienced agents. Their deep
knowledge of Mountain Brook’s neighborhoods has endowed them with the ability to adequately address the needs and desires of their clients. In
addition to servicing Mountain Brook communities, Ray & Poynor assists neighborhoods in the greater Brimingham market including Homewood, Vestavia,
Hoover, Crestwood and Forest Park….read more

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9.9.14 | Birmingham Business Journal | Top of the List: Sales on the rise at Birmingham’s largest real estate brokers

Want more evidence that Birmingham’s residential real estate market has finally turned a corner? If so, take a look at our newest List of Birmingham’s largest residential real estate brokers. Each of the top five companies on the List posted a healthy increase in 2013 sales volume, according to data from the Greater Alabama MLS. The average increase for the top five firms was 16.5 percent. Ray & Poynor set the pace, with a 38 percent increase….read more

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6.26.14 | The Scout Guide | Poolside Living

Summer is the time for two of our favorite things: pools and parties. Pools bring families, friends and neighbors together, they are the low tech social network. They are great for rejuvenating and for keeping an eye on the kids, little or big. If you have ever dreamed of owning a home with a pool then you will love our SCOUTED round-up of some of the most beautiful pools on the market…read more

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3.25.14 | The Scout Guide | Stay Local

If you were not able to escape this week like your friends, here are some ideas for how to make your Birmingham Staycation much more enjoyable…read more

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2.18.14 | The Scout Guide | New House, New Kitchen

As the temperature warms up here in Birmingham we are experiencing a little Spring Fever. Spring is the fresh face of the seasons where everything is young and beautiful. This is that time of year that makes us want to buy something new or take on a project. With that in mind we have pulled together a collection of beautiful homes recently on the market courtesy of Ray & Poynor Properties. Their experienced staff and local expertise make them the perfect match for finding the right home to suit your needs. You will find a little bit of everything below but the common thread these houses all share are their fabulous kitchens….read more




2013

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9.24.13 | The Scout Guide | French Inspiration

This incredibly gorgeous home, designed by Bobby McAlpine, is available for purchase through Ray & Poynor Properties. It was built for a family with ancestral ties to France and pays homage to that heritage throughout all aspects of the design. The attention to detail also carries over to the gardens, which are a beautiful respite from the daily hustle and bustle. The pool, lawn, and veranda are lovely, and perfect for entertaining. But perhaps even more engaging are the smaller meditative spaces that welcome solitude and stillness. You and your family could fall in love and feel right at home…read more

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9.23.13 | Forbes | The 10 Most Compassionate U.S. Cities

A score of U.S. cities and towns have done it. More than 100 other communities are in the queue. The goal is to make compassion a part of every community’s policy.

From Louisville to Houston, and elsewhere in the country, cadres of organizers are working…read more