Valley Real Estate Brokers

Valley Real Estate Brokers is your one stop resource for complete information on Augusta, Rockbridge, and surrounding Counties, and the cities of Lexington, Lynchburg, Staunton and Waynesboro. In addition, we can provide information on other areas of the Shenandoah Valley and provide referral or relocation services if necessary.

Contact us with confidence! As your trusted, professional real estate partners, we will help you find the ideal home for you and your family. If you have a home to sell, we'll get maximum exposure to potential buyers. At Valley Real Estate Brokers, we don't just put a FOR SALE sign in front of your home; we put YOUR home in front of the WORLD. We utilize an extensive online presence in addition to well-placed print advertising to reach potential buyers for your home.

Valley Real Estate Brokers has a direct relationship with a major, full-service, regional property development company. This affiliation provides a variety of real estate options and opportunities to the customers and clients we serve whether commercial or residential, building or remodeling.

Although our company is fairly new we have a depth of seasoned and experienced agents who possess a wealth of local market knowledge and success that they put to work for YOU. Their knowledge of today’s market, their highly-tuned negotiating skills, and their commitment to ongoing professional training, coupled with the support and resources that Valley Real Estate Brokers provides them, make them the PERFECT choice for YOU to fulfill your real estate needs.

Contact us today 540.213.8700

 

Meet Our Agents


Paul Baker

Supervising Broker, Lexington Office


Phone: 540.464.1128
Email: baker@valleyrealestatebrokers.com

I have been an active, full-time agent in the real estate markets of Rockbridge and Augusta Counties for 30 years. During that time, I have been deeply involved in the development and the sale of many communities, including Wheatlan, Rolling Run, Woods at Union Run, and, most recently, The Ponds....


Bob Brydge

Principal Broker, Staunton Office


Phone: 540.213.8700
Email: bbrydge@yahoo.com

I have been a licensed real estate agent since 1978 and obtained my broker’s license in 1981. In addition to becoming a top producer, I also managed real estate offices in the ‘80’s. My early success in managing real estate offices redirected my efforts to developing and managing real estate brokerage businesses. I have spent over 25 years building a small branch office from a one agent shop...


Bill Hausrath

Supervising Broker, Waynesboro


Phone: 540.476.5050
Email: bhausrath@gmail.com

I have had a 30-year real estate career and my areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, residential and commercial sales, property management, and development. I have been recognized as being in the top 5 percent of the sales force while working for Coldwell Banker Barger Real Estate and Montague, Miller & Co.  I have served as President of the...


Mike Adamo

REALTOR®, Commercial Market Manager


Phone: 540.910.0803
Email: mike@valleycommercialrealestate.com

I was raised in Northern New Jersey (near Giants Stadium), then Jacksonville, Florida and Houston, Texas. I began my work-life in “Corporate America,” as an account executive for a Fortune 100 packaged Goods Company. My territory responsibilities, through two promotions, included Indianapolis, the tri-state area of Kentucky/Ohio/West Virginia and Northern Pennsylvania. I then entered the world...


Kristina Adler

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.649.4155
Email: cyclinsunny@gmail.com

I moved to Waynesboro with my family in 1972. I graduated from Waynesboro High School in 1987, and went on to attend George Mason University. Following college, I traveled extensively for several years, during which time I obtained my certification as a massage therapist. I practiced this occupation for 10 years. In 2003 I joined my mother, Adele Salminen, in Real Estate. We were partners...


Resa Beasley

Staunton Support


Phone: 540.213.8700
Email: resa@valleyrealestatebrokers.com


Mary Hamer Bowman

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.280-5618
Email: marybowman58@gmail.com

I love people and helping them through their moves, that’s why I picked Real Estate as my career path. I love the challenge. The more difficult the challenge the more determined I am! I am a “fixer” and I love solving problems. I pride myself on being a great negotiator, and being the best in any and all situations.

I have a great network of professionals that we would need to close a...


Jayme Brooks

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.430.6468
Email: valleyhomes4u@hotmail.com

I have been a resident of the Shenandoah Valley for over 30 years and bring over 20 years of building and remodeling experience to Valley Real Estate Brokers. I have been a licensed real estate agent for five years and am a member of the Greater Augusta Association of REALTOR®, the Virginia Association of REALTORS®, and the National Association of REALTORS®. I am constantly increasing my real...


Sam Crickenberger

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.241.5155
Email: samlcrickenberger@gmail.com

I am a Waynesboro native and attended Waynesboro High School, where I was goalie for the soccer team. I graduated from Virginia Tech in 2013, with a major in Business Management and a minor in Real Estate.

I am a member of the Greater Augusta Association of REALTORS®, National Association of REALTORS®, and the Virginia Association of REALTORS®.

My previous job experiences include...


Jean Droughman

Associate Broker


Phone: 540.476.2993 Direct 540.946.6103
Email: droughmn@ntelos.net

I began my real estate career with E. W. Barger Real Estate in 1974. When E. W. Barger Real Estate joined Coldwell Banker and became Coldwell Banker Barger Real Estate, I served as Principal Broker and subsequently as Associate Broker with Montague, Miller & Co.  I specialize in residential property sales and property management, with Barger Management Co. I am a member...


John Farmer

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.649.1147
Email: johnfarmer58@yahoo.com

My real estate career began mainly from the enjoyment of meeting people and helping them achieve their goal of buying or selling a home. My enthusiastic approach and diligent work ethic have been greatly appreciated by the people I have represented.

I was born in Radford, Virginia, and spent my early life in the Harrisonburg and Charlottesville areas with the exception of a brief stay...


Betty Garey

Associate Broker, GRI

http://www.bettygarey.com
Phone: 540.569.6481
Email: bettygarey@mindspring.com

I graduated from college with a degree in Office Administration and worked in that field until my children were born.  Desiring to be with them as much as possible, I obtained my real estate license in 1978 and began working part time.  Little did I know that it would become my passion and career choice.  As a consistent top producer, I have always felt that education was vital...


Susan Gibson

Associate Broker, GRI

http://www.BuyValleyHomes.com
Phone: 540.487.1000
Email: callsusangibson@gmail.com

As a native of Waynesboro, Virginia, and the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, I have extensive knowledge of Augusta County, Staunton, and Waynesboro areas.  As co-owner of L & S Construction Company, I have a thorough understanding of the building process – from the purchase of the land/lot through the completion of the project.

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Megan Gray

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.319.1107
Email: megangrayrealtor@gmail.com


Nancy Hall

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.294.2727
Email: nancyseehall@yahoo.com

 

In 1975, I left a successful career in hospitality sales to enter the real estate business. I believe that my...


John B. Hennis

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.319.0500
Email: johnbhennis@gmail.com

After graduating from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction I started my career in the construction industry in South Florida and continued in the Atlanta area.  In 2003 I relocated to Rockbridge County and in 2006 started LEXCON, LLC, a general contracting firm specializing in residential and commercial projects in the Lexington and Rockbridge...


Charlie Hileman

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.460.1638
Email: charliehileman@gmail.com

The farm in Rockbridge County which I reside on has been in my family for five generations.  I presently raise beef cattle and hay there. In addition to farming I have owned several successful businesses in the Lexington area since 1978.

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Carole Hill

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.256.1123
Email: carolehill@ntelos.net

I am a full-time REALTOR®, and have specialized in residential sales for the past 22 years, all in the Greater Augusta area.  I'm a member of the Virginia Association of REALTORS, the National Association of REALTORS®, and the Greater Augusta Association of REALTORS®.  I was the recipient of the Greater Augusta...


Junessa Epperly

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.292.8792
Email: junessa1968@yahoo.com

A native of Virginia, born in Covington, VA. Attended and graduated, with Dean’s List Honors,  earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Elon College in 1990. After graduation I served as a  counselor at  Boy’s Home in...


Jerome E. Lane

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.294-0469
Email: jelane@ntelos.net

 I have been a member of the Shenandoah Valley community nearly all of my life.  I attended Staunton City Schools and then joined the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam Era where I developed my building skills while serving as a combat engineer.  I hold a Class A General Contractors license and have been an active builder in the community 30+ years.  I also hold an...


Kay Liming

Waynesboro Support


Phone: 540.941.8700
Email: kay@valleyrealestatebrokers.com

In 1986 my family and I moved from Colorado to the Stuarts Draft area of Augusta Co.  Shortly thereafter I joined Coldwell Banker Barger Real Estate who merged with Montague Miller & Co. in 2005 and then Valley Real Estate Brokers, LLC in 2011 as their office manager/administrative assistant with duties that included bookkeeping, transaction coordinator, and advertising representative...


Karen Little

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.348.1112
Email: karen@valleyrealestatebrokers.com

I currently own Rockbridge Appraisals and possess 10 years of local market appraisal experience. My first hand knowledge of local real estate market trends and market pricing will be a valuable resource in working with buyers and sellers. My appraisal clients include many local banks and mortgage companies and I feel that my appraisal experience will complement my...


John McCall

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.836-8208
Email: jwmccall4@gmail.com

 In 1998 I bought my first house as a residence, rental property, and investment while a student at the University of Tennessee....


Katie McCann

Realtor®


Phone: (540) 255.8202
Email: katie.mccann@me.com

I have joined Valley Real Estate Brokers in their Staunton Office. I have lived in Virginia most of my life and am familiar and knowledgeable with the Valley. After obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences from East Tennessee State University, I moved to Staunton to pursue a career in social work. I joined my family in Hawaii for several years and upon my return to the area, obtained...


Linda Mortensen

Commercial Director/REALTOR®


Phone: 540.292.1765
Email: lcamortensen@gmail.com

I have been a top performing COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE Broker with a consistent track record of finding real estate solutions for clients and assisting them in the buying and selling of commercial properties that enhance their investment needs. I am a licensed Broker in DC, MD and VA. Task Experience: • Negotiated and managed contracts and settlements, aided clients in due-diligence activities...


Ann Carol Perry

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.460.0399
Email: anncarolperry@comcast.net

I have recently joined Valley Real Estate Brokers in their Lexington office. My husband, Arthur, and I moved from New Jersey to Rockbridge County in 1989. I began my real estate career in New Jersey and continued in real estate after moving to Rockbridge County. I specialize in horse-suitable properties and am experienced in residential, commercial, and undeveloped land. I am a horse owner,...


Laura Ruff

REALTOR®

http://www.lauraruff.com
Phone: 434.485.2935
Email: laura@lauraruff.com

 

Originally from Bedford County, I now reside in Amherst County with my husband John and twelve year old daughter...


Cindy Scott

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.649.0529
Email: cindyscott@ntelos.net

 

I am a Waynesboro native who began my real estate career as a real estate appraiser. 12 years as an appraiser prepared me for a successful real estate sales career which I've has enjoyed for the past eight years.

I am a member of the National Association of REALTORS®, Virginia Association of...


Mary Beth Swemba

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.255.7522
Email: mbswemba1@ntelos.net

I was born in Abingdon, Virginia and was raised in Lewisburg, West Virginia. I graduated in 1986 from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts and Russian Studies. I have worked for various large department store chains and Hallmark Gold Crown Stores. I am skilled in corporate sales training, human resources, merchandise coordinating, store management,...


Bob Taylor

REALTOR®, GRI, ABR


Phone: 540.461.3438
Email: bobtaylor7777@gmail.com

Licensed Real Estate Agent – 1982

Professional Designations:
Accredit Buyers Representative (ABR)
Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI)

Member
Lexington Buena Vista Rockbridge
Association of RELATORS®
Virginia Association of REALTORS®
National Association of REALTORS®

Professional Experience
Commercial Property Management...


My background in real estate includes many years of experience with residential construction and investment.  I received a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Old Dominion University.  I'm excited to be a part of Valley Real Estate Brokers, putting my experience to work for you.

I take pride in having a strong passion for learning, and I constantly strive to be up-to-...


Tim Wilday

REALTOR®


Phone: 540.272.7278
Email: timtwilday@gmail.com

I was born and raised in Cobleskill, New York, a rural area almost as beautiful as the Shenandoah Valley. In 1983, I enlisted in the Air Force and retired as an officer 23 years later. While in the Air Force, I earned an MBA and got to travel the country and the world. During my career, I enjoyed working with people of all backgrounds and brokering agreements between them to get the job done....


Tammy Wiles

Associate Broker

http://www.tammywiles.com
Phone: 540.487.3044
Email: tammywiles405@gmail.com

I successfully represent both buyers and sellers.  Loyalty, full disclosure, complete confidentiality, full accountability, and professional skill and care are the benefits of signing a Buyer’s Agency Agreement with me.  My knowledge of the community and the market, blended with my experience and knowledge of real estate, makes me the perfect person to assist you through the buying...