Meet Our Team

Paula Martin

Paula Martin, Realtor®

Top realtor in her market since 2005, Paula offers to you a degree of personalized service rarely found among Realtors. Her extensive background includes sales, marketing, personal counseling, management, teaching and publication design. Paula is a skilled networker within the field of real estate: residential, commercial, investment and mortgage finance.

For each and every client, Paula provides the time and attention you expect. Paula well understands the kind of stress involved in residential sales and purchases. It’s often an intense time of transition for all involved. Paula is committed to making the entire transaction as smooth and comfortable as possible for you.Paula and her Team are always “on the other end” of her cell phone. She is dedicated to serving you and your real estate needs. You are invited to contact Paula and her team today. Let us get to work for you!

She owns investment properties and knows the local investors’ market. Her network within the building and construction industry will assist those of you who are looking to build or renovate your own home.

Paula says, “I love every aspect of real estate. I love our beautiful County, helping people in transition in their lives, researching information, strategizing about marketing, writing and negotiating contracts, fretting over closings and working with other Realtors.

I’m having a lot of fun, and my Team is the BEST in the business! Yes, real estate is hard work. But I don’t ever remember feeling so “at home” in a career, or in a community. With 14 years of experience, often as the #1 top selling Realtor here in Rockbridge County, I have the acquired the kind of expertise that only working in the trenches provides. Let me put my hard-won expertise and experience to work for you. I’m looking forward to meeting you!”

Steve Martin

Steve Martin, Realtor®

My husband Steve and I got our real estate licenses together back in 2001, and have been working together as full-time Realtors® ever since. We have consistently been the top selling agents in our market for most of those years.

Prize-winning nice guy, computer genius, creative marketer, thinks outside the box, kind to people, clever, funny, brilliant, genuine, artistic, tell it like it is, guitar-picking man. Steve’s photography and design expertise are invaluable!

We are fortunate to have skill sets that are different and compliment each others. We both work directly with our buyers and sellers and have a great time. Here are a few of Steve’s skills above and beyond his real estate talents.

• Marketing design and implementation .
• Website, Internet marketing guru.
• Computer Systems Administrator
• Business Research and Development
• Photographer, videographer

Jessie Lee Taylor, Realtor®

Jessie Lee Taylor was brought up in Rockbridge County, earned a degree in Social Work from Appalachian State University and journeyed far and wide (Hawaii, Argentina, and other locales) before landing back home in what she knows to be the “unparalleled community” of Lexington. Jessie enjoys working with her horses, playing in the great outdoors and as an artist, creating in a variety of mediums— her favorite is making wood-fired pottery alongside her father. In entering the world of real estate, Jessie also follows in her grandmother’s footsteps! Jessie looks forward to connecting with you and applying her creativity to real estate, in the place she loves most. 

Meet Our Team

Other members of our Team

Over the 10+ years that we’ve been in the real estate field, we have come to realize that there are many, many service providers that are critical to us. From Mortgage Lenders, Attorneys and their tireless assistants to Contractors, Home, Pest , Water and Septic Inspectors, knowlegeable and always helpful men and women in the Health Department, Planning & Zoning, Tax Assessors offices. These are our “team members” also, who make sure that all the myriad of details that need to happen to close a deal get done. We have nurtured these relationships for many years so we can count on them to not “drop the ball” when we are moving toward a closing.

We see our profession as one of service. Our job is to make the process of buying or selling as smooth and trouble-free as possible. We also are well known for having fun with our clients. After all, if you’re buying a house, shopping is always supposed to be FUN! If you’re selling, we can make it fun to spruce up your home so it shows really well when buyers come to call.

What sets The Paula Martin Real Estate Team apart from the rest?


2014 - #1 Selling Agent in our market
2013 - #3 Selling Agent in our market
2012 - #1 Selling Agent in our market
2011 - #1 Selling Agent in our market
2010 - #2 Selling Agent in our market

2009 - #1 Selling Agent in our market
2008 - #1 Selling Agent in our market
2007 - #1 Selling Agent in our market
2006 - #1 Selling Agent in our market
2005 - #1 Selling Agent in our market