Owner / Broker / Durham Realty & Auction

A lifelong resident of Murfreesboro, Tim attended Rutherford County schools Hobgood Elementary and Central High School, graduating in 1971. He is a 1975 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University. He has been actively involved in service to Murfreesboro and Rutherford County since high school, serving as President and Director of Middle Tennessee Board of Realtors, member of the Board of United Way, the Heart Association and Middle Tennessee Medical Development Foundation. Further he served eight years as a member of the Murfreesboro Planning Commission and served on the Board of Zoning Appeals. He is a former director of Calvary Banking, Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, and Murfreesboro Water and Sewer Board.

Tim is a second generation realtor and auctioneer having entered the business with his father, Al Durham, in 1972 who had founded the business in 1962. He has over 43 years experience in the auction and real estate professions. He has obtained prestigious C.I.A. (certified auctioneer) and C.E.S. (certified estate specialist) designations.

Tim and his wife Claudia are the parents of two sons, both of whom has joined their father in the family enterprise which is the oldest continuing auction agency and Rutherford County.

Broker / Auctioneer

Adam Durham is a lifelong resident of Murfreesboro, Tennessee and a third generation auctioneer and realtor. He attended Rutherford County schools and graduated from Oakland High School. He began working auction sales with his father and grandfather at the age of 9, and joining the firm as a full time Realtor and auctioneer in 2000. He is a graduate of the prestigious Reppert School of Auctioneering. Adam is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science with a minor in Real Estate.

Adam’s responsibilities within the company include property management, online marketing, sale preparation, and online auction implementation.

In addition to pursuing a full time position as a real estate and auction professional, Adam is an avid golfer, snow boarder, and is a member of Kappa Alpha Order.

Affiliate Broker/Auctioneer

Colonel Thomas E. Wheeler is a lifelong native of Murfreesboro and Christiana where he attended twelve years of school. He also attended the University of Hawaii and Middle Tennessee State University. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army Special Forces Unit, serving from 1961 to 1965, leaving with an honorable discharge.

He has been married for 45+ years to Rita J. Wheeler.

His business experience extends 34 years as an owner/operator in the independent retail grocery business, and has been associated with Durham Realty and Auction Company for 25+ years as an auctioneer and realtor.

Mr. Wheeler is a past master of Mt. Moriah Lodge #18, York Rite and 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason And Shriner, and a charter member of the Lascassas/Milton Lions Club where he served as president.

His interests have long been with MTSU, where he has helped organize golf tournaments for the baseball team. His hobbies include golf, hunting, and fishing.

Broker / Auctioneer

Thomas Jackson Auctioneer since 1984 and Affiliate Real Estate Broker since 1983. Eagleville High School graduate 1969, active FFA Star Chapter Farmer of Tennessee State Farmer Degree. B.S. Degree Middle Tennessee State University 1974, Juries Doctor Degree University of Memphis 1977.

Presently engaged in beef cattle production Member Santa Gartrudis Breeder International since 1984. Member of Holstein Association USA; President Tennessee Beef Agribition 1999-2000; Member of Tennessee Cattlemen's Association; Heifer Beef Producer. My experience in beef, dairy, crop production, farm equipment will benefit anyone who needs experience in selling farmland and equipment.  

I have performed 100's of auctions of all types including: family homes, land tracts, personal household property, automobiles, farm equipment, and cattle over the last 27 years. Reserve Bid Calling Champion State of Tennessee 1996 & 1997. Let my experience and ability work for you.  

Affiliate Broker/ Apprentice Auctioneer


Has lived in Rutherford County for 35+ years. Avid fisherman and chef.