Meet Our Agents

Picket Fence Realty Agents


Office Phone: 903-729-7530 - Office Address: 710 W. Main, Palestine, Texas 75801

Lisa Priest

Broker / REALTOR® / Property Manager

Cell: 903-948-3343


As a third generation realtor, it runs in the blood; and it sure is tough to run away from something that has become second nature. She is known for her no-nonsense approach. She will hold your hand, but don't expect her to beat around the bush. She is passionate about real estate and has an extensive background in property management, real estate sales and investment properties.

She is a graduate of SMU with a B.A. in Advertising and a B.A. in English. Lisa serves as a board member of: Palestine Association of REALTORS®, Palestine Library Memorial Board, Palestine Rotary Foundation and is the past Chairperson for the Palestine City Council Real Estate Advisory Committee, past board member of Palestine Education Foundation and the Palestine Main Street Advisory Board. In her free time, she enjoys camping, traveling, reading, tie-dyeing, photography and spending time with her family.

Awards & Designations:
2013 – Business of the Quarter -Palestine Chamber of commerce
2015 – Texas Residential Leasing Specialist Designation-Texas Assoc of REALTORS®
2016 – Business of the Quarter -Palestine Chamber of commerce
2016- Rotary Intl – Paul Harris Fellow +1
2018 – Named as “Top 40 Under 40 Making a Difference in Palestine” by the Palestine Herald Press
2019- Rotary Intl – Paul Harris Fellow +2
2019- Best of Palestine Award– Columnist
2019- Best of Zillow Award
2019 – SFR® – Short Sales &Foreclosure Resource Certification from Natl Assoc of Realtors
2020- Best of Palestine Award– Columnist
2022- REALTOR® C2EX Endorsement

John Priest

REALTOR® / Leasing Agent

Cell: 214-762-7701


John loves to help clients find their perfect place--whether it be a house, land or investment property! John lives in Palestine and before becoming a full time Realtor, his career was in mortgage lending and the IT/software world. He is originally from Ohio before he moved to North Texas (Allen/Plano area) and then discovered the beauty of East Texas.

In his free time, he enjoys restoring cars, tinkering in his shop on various projects, listening to podcasts, watching old Westerns, learning about the world of cryptocurrency and spending time with his family. He will help you find that perfect piece of land or perfect dream house!

Awards and Designations:
2019-Platinum Customer Service Award
2020- Diamond Club
2020- Platinum Customer Service Award
2021- Double Diamond Club
2021- Platinum Customer Service Award
2022- Double Diamond Club

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