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

Don’t rely on luck to find your dream home 🍀

March 16, 2017 | No Comments

Finding a four-leaf clover is supposed to bring you good luck.   It would probably help to have a four-leaf clover if you’re looking for one…because, good luck trying to find one. They’re rare and super hard to find. I guess if you were so inclined, you could find a field of clovers and look […]

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Do you want more home than you can afford?

March 9, 2017 | No Comments

Depending upon your religion, you may or may not actually observe Lent. Even if you don’t, you’ve probably heard about people “giving something up for Lent”. It’s pretty common to hear that someone is giving up eating meat or sweets. It could be drinking, smoking, or any number of things. Whatever someone gives up is […]

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Congratulations Pearson Smith Realty!!

February 20, 2017 | No Comments

I am extremely proud to be working under an amazing Brokerage. Congratulations to Pearson Smith Realty on receiving such a great honor! If you want the “Best of Loudoun” assisting you in a home sale or purchase, call me at 703-340-9919.  

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Don’t NOT Bother Me ….

February 4, 2017 | No Comments

“I didn’t want to bother you. I know how busy you are…” I hear that from past clients, friends, and even family, all the time. But, at that point, it’s too late. And I’m not talking about it being too late for me to make money…I’m talking about mistakes having been made, and regrets seeping in. […]

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What Does MLK Have To Do With Real Estate?

January 16, 2017 | No Comments

Fill in the blank… “I have a _________…” I’m about 100% sure I can guess what word you chose. Was it “dream”? Good chance it was. We all know this line from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous speech. So when we hear those first three words, it sort of naturally comes to mind. But what […]

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When Is a Good Time to Rent? Not Now!

January 6, 2017 | No Comments

DID YOU KNOW 1 OUT OF 5 RENTERS CAN BUY A HOME AND DON’T EVEN KNOW IT? FIND OUT IF YOU QUALIFY FOR DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE! You might be able to buy a house with little to no money down. Contact me to see if you qualify for the VHDA Down Payment Assistance Grant Program, […]

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5 New Year’s Resolutions Every Homeowner Should Make for 2017

January 3, 2017 | No Comments

2016 is coming to a close, and with the new year just around the corner, people across the world are gearing up to set their intentions for the upcoming year in the form of New Year’s Resolutions. And while you’re bound to make at least one standard resolution (like “finally get in shape” or “eat […]

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4 Reasons to Buy Your Dream Home This Winter

December 6, 2016 | No Comments

As the temperature in many areas of the country starts to cool down, you might think that the housing market will do the same. This couldn’t be further from the truth! Here are 4 reasons you should consider buying your dream home this winter instead of waiting for spring! 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise […]

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The Best Holiday Light Displays in Northern Virginia!!!

December 3, 2016 | No Comments

Here’s your map to the best Holiday Light displays in Northern Virginia! This year there are some amazing new displays as well as wonderful displays from your neighbors that continue to out do themselves year after year! Don’t miss checking them out – especially now that you can save yourself a lot of time driving […]

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