Agent Snapshot: Ashley Ayala, Keller Williams North Atlanta, The Lemoine Team

Name: Ashley Ayala

Title: Realtor

Company name and office location: Keller Williams North Atlanta – The Lemoine Team

What was your first job in the realty industry? I was a real estate paralegal.

Where did you grow up? Georgia and Tampa, Florida

Growing up, what did you want to be? A lawyer

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Have a glass of wine and read a good book.

If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Barbara Corcoran, because I started off with a lot of different jobs like her until I found my passion is real estate. Her knowledge and experience are outstanding!

Where is your favorite place to hang out? The Avalon in Alpharetta

What do you love most about the industry? I came into real estate because I love being able to help people find their dream home and make it an awesome experience for them. It makes me feel good to help people make one of the most important decisions in their lives.

How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? I make sure I am always available. I strive to have the best service and make each client feel like they are my only one, with my time and dedication.

What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Finding the perfect home in low inventory

Where do you go to network and meet new clients? Local restaurants and places where I take my kids. I meet families in the area looking for a new home or to sell their current one.

What has been your greatest accomplishment? Finally getting my real estate license after working so long for it!

What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? I just finished “It’s Your Move” by Josh Altman. Loved it!

What is your favorite restaurant? Rathbuns

Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Atlanta? Restoration Hardware in Buckhead. It’s simple, sleek, and modern.

What kind of car do you drive? A Ford Explorer

Smartphone or paper? Both! I write it down to remember it visually, and put it in my phone to remind me.

What is your favorite city after Atlanta? San Francisco

In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Always put your clients first.

What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? Homesnap Pro. It allows me to send homes to clients, send messages to other agents, and it keeps me updated on home statuses. One stop shop.

Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? Ellen and Kim Kardashian