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About

Welcome to LIVING LARGE IN LOUDOUN!   Lauren is a licensed real estate agent with Pearson Smith Realty in Ashburn, VA. Lauren and her husband settled in the Lowes Island/Cascades community of Loudoun County in 1999. She immediately fell in love with all that the area has to offer – the friendly suburban communities, the rolling […]

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Get in touch

  Hello!  I’d love to hear from you and am ready to serve you!  Please send a note via this form.  You can also reach me at laurendefrese@gmail.com.  I’ll get back to you within 24 hours!   Lauren DeFrese, REALTOR® The E4 Realty Group of Pearson Smith Realty 43777 Central Station Drive, Ste. 390 Ashburn, VA   20147    Direct:  […]

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Looking for a Trusted Vendor?

Whether you’re a few years away from putting your house on the market, a few months, a new home buyer or a seasoned owner, here are some of our favorite local business to fix, revamp, replace, renew or finance your house:

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Success Stores

“Lauren, Thank you so much for all your help!  We are so happy to be in our new home!  You are wonderful.”  Amanda “Lauren, Thank you so very much for helping us to locate the townhouse.  You went out of your way and it was so appreciated.”  Robin     “Lauren, We greatly appreciate your […]

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Latest Posts

Loudoun County’s Weekend Guide: May 17-19

May 16, 2019 | No Comments

Hey Loudoun! Here’s your weekly list of fun, upcoming events! What better way to celebrate American Craft Beer Week than sample ALL the tasty craft beer you want at the 5th Annual Brambleton Brew Fest! 🍺 Treat yourself to unlimited pours from over 35 local breweries, each sampling 2 different styles. Bring the family and cheers […]

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Loudoun Market Update for April

May 15, 2019 | No Comments

Hey Loudoun – here is our Monthly Real Estate Market Update! We have certainly entered the spring market here in Northern Virginia and real estate last month was a wild roller coater ride! 🎢 As inventory continues to be tight, we have seen multiple offers on properties just coming on the market! In addition, the sales price […]

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Loudoun County’s Top Nursery and Garden Centers

May 13, 2019 | No Comments

If it’s true that April showers bring May flowers, then it’s the perfect time to spruce up your curb appeal! Here’s a list of local nurseries to get some beautiful flowers! Meadows Farms Nurseries Meadows Farms is a full-service Garden Center.  Whether you want to do it yourself or have them professionally design it, they […]

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Loudoun County’s Weekend Guide: May 10-12

May 10, 2019 | No Comments

Hey Loudoun! Here’s your weekly list of fun, upcoming events! We are super excited about all the Mother’s Day events around town and of course the 6th Annual Downtown Fest@One Loudoun! Check out all the details for the weekend right here:  FRIDAY MAY 10 Main Street Theater Productions: South Pacific @Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts […]

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Loudoun County’s Weekend Guide: May 3-6

May 3, 2019 | No Comments

Hey Loudoun! From Cinco de Mayo celebrations, to über-rare historical exhibits, to local artisan markets — we’ve got a lot to feel festive about 💃✨🙌 FRIDAY MAY 3 Leesburg’s First Friday@Historic Downtown Leesburg  6 PM Grand Opening: May Maker Market by wldwst@ wldwst creative studio 5-8PM All In@MacDowell Brew Kitchen 8 PM-12 AM Main Street […]

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Home Buyer Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

May 1, 2019 | No Comments

Whether you’re getting married, looking for more space to raise a family, want to stop renting and start investing, or maybe you’re looking for a rental property you can make some extra cash on – The reasons people have for wanting to buy a home can vary. However, whatever your reason, you’ll want to be […]

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Loudoun County’s Weekend Guide: April 12-14

April 12, 2019 | No Comments

Hey Loudoun! Are you staying in town for spring break? Lot’s of activities for you and your pooch! Here’s your weekly list of fun, upcoming events! FRIDAY APRIL 12 A Journey Through the Season Dinner@Lansdowne Resort and Spa 6:30-10 PM Stone Temple Pilots Tribute@Tally Ho Theater 7 PM Hoppy Hour@The Craft Brewing 3-6 PM Hard […]

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Loudoun County’s Weekend Guide: April 5-7

April 5, 2019 | No Comments

Hey Loudoun! Here’s your weekly list of fun, upcoming events! We are super excited about the opening of Great Country Farms for the season (and the kick-off of their Easter Egg Hunt and Marshmallow Harvest!) After a long cold winter, nothing chases away the chill like a visit to the farm! FRIDAY APRIL 5 Dulles […]

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Loudoun Easter Egg Hunts

April 2, 2019 | No Comments

Adult Easter Egg Hunt This year, Bluemont Vineyard and Dirt Farm Brewery have partnered to host a special Easter egg hunt just for ADULTS! This promises to make for a really fun day with over $5,000 worth of prizes hidden in their eggs! Tickets are going fast, so get yours today! https://www.cellarpass.com/adult-easter-egg-hunt-tickets-45… Spring Festival & […]

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Loudoun County’s Weekend Guide: March 29-31

March 27, 2019 | No Comments

This week is jammed packed with tons of fun. Step right up for some family fun! The Dulles Town Center Carnival, opening this weekend, features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and your favorite fair food. FRIDAY MARCH 29 Dulles Town Center Carnival @Dulles Town Center […]

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