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

12 Days of Loudoun

December 1, 2016 | No Comments

COURTESY OF VISIT LOUDOUN.ORG           On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me a partridge in a pear tree. Now I don’t know about you, but when I wrote a letter to Santa it did not include a bird and a pear tree. So instead of the traditional […]

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How Much House Can You Afford?

November 7, 2016 | No Comments

Of course, if you are looking to buy (or sell) and want excellent service…please reach out! http://lauren.e4realty.com/

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OPEN HOUSE – 305 Aaron Court, Sterling, VA

October 30, 2016 | No Comments

305 Aaron Court, Sterling, VA OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY! Great value for this Seneca Chase home! Stop by to tour this lovely home, learn about the community and enjoy some treats – not tricks – courtesy of the Colada Shop! (http://www.coladashop.com/) Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE October 30, Sunday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Description […]

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Before you start house hunting

October 21, 2016 | No Comments

Before you start house hunting, check this video out and more importantly, reach out so we can talk! http://lauren.e4realty.com/

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Did you know October is …

October 13, 2016 | No Comments

Did you know, according to the National Associations of Realtors, that October is the best month to buy a home?  Besides being my favorite season of all, Fall is a wonderful time for real estate activity.  The seasons are changing and with them come thoughts of the upcoming holidays, family get-togethers, and planning for a […]

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Ready to Become a Homeowner? Should You Rent or Buy a Home?

October 7, 2016 | No Comments

Wondering whether it’s better to buy or rent? Want thoughtful advice and excellent service? Let’s talk! http://lauren.e4realty.com/  

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Open Arms – 10 Years of Giving Back and Making a Difference!

October 6, 2016 | No Comments

Successful Night for Open Arms! Open Arms Worldwide (OAW) is a not-for-profit, Christian organization dedicated to the spiritual, moral, emotional, physical and social enrichment of children and youth who live in under-served or forgotten communities around the world – communities where families and children are at higher risk of becoming victims of poverty, crime, violence, […]

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Why We All Need a ‘Phil Dunphy’ on Our Side

September 30, 2016 | No Comments

Whether or not you’ve ever seen an episode of Modern Family, or know who Phil Dunphy’s character is, the concept of knowing that you have someone in your corner who is looking out for your best interests is something we all want. When it comes to buying a home, whether you are a rookie homebuyer […]

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How to Sell Your Home for Top Dollar: Insider Tips

September 20, 2016 | No Comments

Staging can absolutely bring a seller more money! I’ve seen this proven time after time. This is why we pay for every single one of our sellers to have a staging consultation with the best in the business!  (If your not convinced, just take a look at this wonderful information from Houselogic.) If you are […]

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How Contractors Scam You Without You Ever Knowing

September 14, 2016 | No Comments

You’ll be ready when he says, “Take my word for it” or makes any of 4 other claims. “Well, he seemed legit” is what many homeowners end up saying after realizing they’re out the $1,500 they handed over “for materials” and stuck with a job barely done. While most contractors are honest, hardworking professionals, a […]

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