Joel is a Birmingham native and award-winning agent with years of experience assisting Residential Buyers, Sellers and Investors in popular Birmingham-Metro areas including Hoover, Homewood, Vestavia, Mountain Brook, Pelham, Helena, Chelsea and the 280 Corridor.

If you're thinking of Buying or Selling and would like to discuss your real estate goals, just click on the Email or Phone icon at the top of the page. You can view a small sample of Joel's client testimonials on the right side of this page.


  • Auburn University
  • University of Montevallo
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
  • Birmingham School of Law


  • Vitalworks (1996-1998)
  • RealtySouth (1998 to 2001)
  • Law Office of Joel C. Watson (2002-2015)
  • LAH Real Estate (2016 to Present)


  • Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Birmingham Association of Realtors
  • Alabama Association of Realtors
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Birmingham Area Multiple Listing Service (MLS)
  • Licensed Realtor, State of Alabama


  • Steel City Men’s Chorus - Marketing Coordinator / Singing Member
  • Shambhala Meditation Center - Communications Committee Chair / Council Member
  • Birmingham AIDS Outreach - Volunteer Paralegal
  • C-3 (Caring, Conscious, Community) - Volunteer
  • Community Kitchens - Donor / Volunteer
  • Crisis Center - Hotline Volunteer