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The Bruce Group

We are an experienced real estate team who believe in the power of connecting people and places. We pride ourselves on being trustworthy, knowledgeable, and patient as we assist clients in selling or buying their most valuable investment - a home.

Melissa Bruce, Realtor® + Owner

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Meet Melissa

“I love being the connector for people and places. I connect buyers with their home and I connect sellers with the right buyer. Getting to be a part of someone's most important investment in their lives is so rewarding!”

Melissa started her real estate career in appraising, mapping, and customer service. Since 2019, she has served as a buyers agent and proven great success year after year. After serving with an experienced real estate team, she founded Bruce Real Estate Group and now leads a team of agents, a closing coordinator, and marketing professionals. Her knowledge of new construction and resale transactions as well as experience with the community and the competitive market makes her a valuable resource to all clients. She is focused on servicing clients, mentoring agents and growing our real estate services.

Shelly Keebler, Realtor®

Shelly will be working “Around the Lake”! She is excited to join in our mission of connecting people and places!! Shelly is wrapping up her Business Administration degree at Auburn and is engaged to Tal Bullard! As a new Dadeville resident, Shelly is excited to get involved in her community!!

Charlotte Smallwoods Dabbs, Realtor®

“Having spent my entire life in Chambers Co. and Lee Co., I have firsthand knowledge and appreciation for how this area has grown & developed over time. Being so deeply connected with Lanett, Valley, Beulah, and Lake Harding, I want to see these areas continue to flourish and expand in positive & productive ways.”

Charlotte is an Education specialist with Alabama State Department of Education. She has a bachelor’s degree in business management, masters degree in elementary education and a specialist degree in instructional leadership and administration!! Charlotte is married to Jamie Dabbs, and she is so excited to serve her community!! Growing up surrounded by the construction industry with her Dad, Buster Smallwood, Charlotte will be an asset to her clients!

Meggan Neese, Realtor®

Meggan has lived in the Auburn/Opelika area for 15+ years and has an extensive background in the real estate process! Meggan comes to us with over a decade of experience in banking and real estate closing coordination. Her experience and connections with lenders, agents, and the community enable her to serve her clients with superior service. Meggan’s dedication to her clients allows her to not only connect people and places, but also create lasting relationships!