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!
Karen Turner, Realtor®
New Construction Listing Partner
“For me, being a Realtor is all about watching and helping people with their lifestyle changes. Each transaction is very personal and I end up enlarging my friend and family base. The people I meet each day are a blessing to me.”
Karen’s life motto is “My mission is to leave this world a little bit better than I found it.” Her 34 yrs in the Real Estate Career has given her the opportunity to do just that…Helping people fulfill their dreams. Service to others. Her mother sold her last house at age 83. She was a great mentor always saying ” Karen As long as you practice the Golden Rule you will never have a problem or regret.” Her passion is her family, which includes all of her clients!
Tracie West, Realtor®
“I love what I do because I am serving people in finding a home. A home is a place where memories are made, and for most people, the largest investment they'll ever make. I want them to love where they live!”
Tracie is a native of Lee County and a graduate of Auburn University. She has been a small business own for 20 years. She invests her time in the community as an advocate for K-12 public education and has served the local school system for the last nine years as a school board member. She is married to LTC Paul West (US Army Reserve) and has three daughters.
“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!
“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.
“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 soon to be graduate of Troy University. She joined the lifestyle group 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 lifestyle group.