Why Use me?

Whether you are buying or selling, let me put my experience to work for you! Moving can be stressful. You deserve an expert professional who knows Birmingham and Mountain Brook area real estate well and can help navigate you through the intricacies of buying a home and settling into a new community. I have lived in Birmingham for over twenty years; I understand the real estate market, the neighborhoods, the schools, the politics, and the best places to eat, relax, exercise and work. I work at Ray & Poynor Properties and closely monitor the new listings that come on the market every day, and can find the best one for you. you can find me at Facebook and Linkedin.

Call me at 205.401.2560 or email me at shasta@shastabrander.com.


  • 453 Founders Park Drive East, Hoover,AL 35226 NEW PRICE $759,000 Call Shasta Brander at 205-401-2560 to schedule an appointment. Fabulous all brick two story traditional 5 bedroom 4 1/2 bedroom custom home built in 2007 with deluxe amenities.You will love living and entertaining in this beautiful home which has everything today's buyer wants. Spacious formal living room and dining room as well as a large open floor plan which encompasses the gourmet kitchen and light filled family room. The master suite is on the main level and has a spa like bathroom and walk in closet with lots of builtins. Not only are there four bedrooms up there is a media/playroom, exercise room and den/hangout area outside the bedrooms. The 3 car garage ...
    Posted May 13, 2014, 2:06 PM by Shasta Brander
  • 4408 Cahaba River Blvd, Hoover, AL 35216 $279,000 NEW PRICE Call Shasta Brander at 205-401-2560 to make an appointment to see this listing. This charming 4 bedroom 3 bath home is located in Signature Homes Water's Edge community conveniently located between I-65 and I-459 on the Cahaba River. Neutral colors, 9ft+ ceilings, beautiful engineered wood floors, and with the modern open floor plan this home has it all. There are two bedrooms on the main level each with it's own bathroom and two bedrooms upstairs with a shared bath. The gourmet kitchen has all stainless appliances, a large granite island with lots of seating and tons of cabinets and storage. Located on a cul-de-sac this is a family friendly neighborhood with sidewalks ...
    Posted May 12, 2014, 3:27 PM by Shasta Brander
  • Sales Outlook for 2014 for Mountain Brook Upper Bracket Homes Looks Good Huge gain in upper end house sales in Mountain Brook in 2013 should make the market in 2014 spectacular.In 2012 in the over $900,000 category 34 houses SOLD (December=2).In 2013 in the over $900,000 category 52 houses SOLD (December=8). The average price was $1,418,722, with days on the market at 157 or a little over 5 mos.The increase in sales from 2012 to 2013 for higher end homes indicates an acceleration in this market segment which will most likely continue through the spring.At year end 2013 there were 93 total active listings in Mt. Brook of which 26 (28%) were listed over $900,000. This high percentage of upper priced ...
    Posted Jan 29, 2014, 1:45 PM by Shasta Brander
  • Birmingham is #8 of ten hottest housing markets CNN/Money predicts the ten major metro areas expected to see the greatest increase in home prices in 2014.http://money.cnn.com/gallery/real_estate/2014/01/23/hottest-housing-markets/
    Posted Jan 29, 2014, 12:02 PM by Shasta Brander
  • 2825 Balmoral Road, Mountain Brook, AL 35223 $1,250,000 Call Shasta Brander at Ray & Poynor Properties at 205-401-2560 for an appointment. Elegant Georgian white-washed brick Old Mountain Brook home built in 1935 with 9 ft ceilings, custom moldings, hardwoods, and over-sized window panes. Formal living room and dining room are complemented by a large den surrounded by a wrap around patio overlooking the pool and private backyard. Galley kitchen with stainless appliances and breakfast room which was formerly a butlers pantry. There are three fireplaces, one in den, living room, and master which is spacious with lots of closets and storage. Four other bedrooms, one of which is used as an office share two bathrooms. The daylight basement playroom with bath is the perfect place ...
    Posted Nov 4, 2013, 7:50 AM by Shasta Brander
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My Experience Helps you!

Professional: Birmingham Association of Realtors, Alabama Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, Alabama Eldercare Council, Certified Relocation Specialist, Accredited Buyers Representative, and Graduate Realtor Institute

Background: 10 years residential real estate, 6 years corporate lending at Citibank in NYC and Atlanta, 3 years corporate lending and real estate financing at The First National Bank of Atlanta

Community Involvement: Member Advent Episcopal Church, past Treasurer Birmingham Botanical Gardens, past Treasurer Crestline Elementary PTA, and Kappa Delta Alumnae Association

Interests: tennis, gardening, pilates, reading

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