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

Shopping For A Home in Loudoun County? Here’s The Best Day To Go Looking

May 1, 2017 | No Comments

It’s Sunday morning. You’re scheduled to go out and see houses later on with your real estate agent. But it’s nasty outside. It’s beyond pouring. You can’t even imagine walking from the car into a house. You’d rather just cancel the appointment and hang inside, maybe watch some TV. You can always go see the […]

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Househunting: An Easter egg hunt for adults

April 14, 2017 | No Comments

It kind of stinks that Easter egg hunts are mostly for kids. Who doesn’t want to grab a basket and go on the hunt? Adults are left to hide the eggs. Not find them. I guess it’s fun enough to watch the kids look for them and see the glee on their face when they find them. […]

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Want to own, but not ready right now?

March 23, 2017 | No Comments

There’s a New Path to Your Dream!  You may not be ready to buy a house today, but you can still live in the home and community you really want.   Contact me to learn more about a program that allows you to select a home that is for sale, rent it, and  have the […]

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Your First Home: What Should You Look For?

March 21, 2017 | No Comments

When you’re buying your first home, there’s so many things to consider: you need to secure a home loan, find a realtor, decide on an area… the process can be a bit overwhelming. And as someone new to the home purchasing process, it can be challenging to know exactly what to look for in a home. […]

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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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