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Our Team

Alex Mims  

Alex Mims, is a veteran in the Birmingham residential real estate market with over 30 years of diverse experience in listing and selling residential homes. Alex has designation and accreditation for buyer's representation with expertise in negotiating successful contracts. He has been honored to serve his past clients in Birmingham and has been the past and present recipients of  the awards for the "Highest Producer'' , "Best of the Best Realtor" , "Best of Birmingham" by various local publications, societies and magazines.  He has lived in Birmingham since 1989 and is a member of Birmingham MLS, Birmingham and National Association of Realtors, Member of Alabama and National Mortgage Brokers Professional, Licensed Mortgage Broker and Correspondent Lender in Alabama and Tennessee. ( Alex is a member and licensed residential contractor from Alabama Home Builders Association for the past 14 years and also has a certification for credit consulting.  


He has been married to his wife, Dee, for the past 25 years and has three beautiful children. He loves cooking, travel and playing tennis and volleyball as often as he can for exercise. 


Contact: 205-492-4182 /

Zack Pappanastos

Zack joined Southern Living Realty in August, 2020.   He has been a licensed realtor in the Birmingham area since 1986.   Zack believes in open, honest and constant communication with his customers.  He is very passionate about helping people reach their dreams of becoming a homeowner and strives to deliver excellent customer service to every client.  He believes that every decision in the real estate process should be made from the perspective of “what’s best for the customer”.


An Alabama native, Zack has been married to his wife Kim for over 34 years and has two children.  In his free time, Zack enjoys spending time with his family, jogging, beach vacations and traveling to new and exciting locations.  He loves all sports and anything outdoors. 

Contact: 205-616-2309 /

Allen South

Allen is a licensed realtor in the Birmingham area, but just not agent.  He is part of a one stop shop, he has a team consisting of licensed contractors to assist with your entire home repair and remodel needs to mortgage financing assistance. He is proud to say, he is heavily involved with out of town investors to help them build their real estate rental portfolios from the point of purchase to rehab and then property management for them. Him and his team are also involved in renovating houses and turning them into forever homes for new and experienced home buyers of all ages. He can also renovate your current home to make it your dream home. He doesn’t just promote it, He does it daily.


If you have out grown your home he can assist you with selling it and putting you in a new one, or a fully renovated home that is just like new at a fraction of the cost. He loves showing his “before” and “after” remodel pictures so please ask him for them!

Contact: 205-734-1709 /

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