The Lifestyle Group
Ashley Smith Durham, Realtor®
“Being a realtor is a true honor! My job is to help people's dreams & goals become a reality and that's a special treat! I really enjoy getting to work with so many different people.”
Ashley has been a REALTOR at Prestige Properties since 2006. As a lifelong resident of Auburn/Opelika, Ashley, has a passion for introducing people to and placing them throughout her community. What’s not to love?! Selling real estate, for Ashley, is all about connecting a person with the lifestyle they desire. Her goal on a daily basis is to fulfill the hopes of her clients, while maintaining a healthy work/life balance with her husband, James and three children, Raleigh, Rivers and Rosie. She believes in an open line of communication, connectivity with her clients, and the power of an amazing team!
Sarah Martin, Realtor®
“Harry Truman said, 'It's amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit'. That couldn't be more fitting for this group! What a joy it is to learn, laugh & work together to make home buying & selling a great experience for our clients!”
Sarah was born and raised in Opelika, received her undergraduate degree in Public Relations from Auburn University and returned to the area after pursuing a Master’s Degree in Education in Birmingham. After teaching in the Opelika City Schools system and taking time off stay at home with her three boys, she joined The Lifestyle Group in 2015 as the Marketing Director. She enjoys serving on a team of dynamic women who each bring something special to the group!
Kim Conley, Realtor®
“I love being a closing coordinator because it allows me to put all of the finishing touches on a wonderful final product of a new home for a family.”
Kimberly Conley is the Closing Coordinator for the Lifestyle Group at Prestige Properties. She enjoys pulling all the pieces together to provide a wonderful finished product, a family’s new home. Kim decided to pursue her lifelong interest in Real Estate when she moved to Auburn in 2015. She has a diverse background in Logistics, Human Resources and Exterior Building Materials.
Kim believes variety keeps life and her job fulfilling and enjoyable. Working with new people on a regular basis is interesting and rewarding.
Melissa Bruce, Realtor®
“My favorite part of being the buyer's agent is getting to know my buyers and watching their reaction when I match them to their perfect home! Getting to be a part of someone's most important investment in their lives is so rewarding! Audrey Hepburn quoted, "As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, and one for helping others."”
“I get to assist with the advertisement of our real estate properties which allows me to be involved in our wonderful home buyers choosing their dream home. Every day is full of new responsibilities in a fast-paced & exciting atmosphere. I am so blessed to be a part of this team!”
Payton is a lifelong resident of Auburn-Opelika Area and has a degree in Business Marketing from Troy University. She joined The Lifestyle Group in 2017 as a Marketing Assistant to gain real life experience prior to graduation. Payton’s family is all local, so it is exciting for her to assist new families coming to the area. Payton enjoys traveling, nice dinners, and interacting with children. Marketing is her specialty and she’s a great aspect to the Auburn Opelika Lifestyle Group.