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

Is Your First Home Within Your Grasp Now?

June 7, 2016 | No Comments

There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they are married and have a family. Others may think they are too young. And still others might think their current […]

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8 Great Real Estate Quotes

June 1, 2016 | No Comments

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Five Apps for Easy Home Decorating

May 28, 2016 | No Comments

Technology has made it easier than ever to bring your home decor ideas to reality. There are countless smartphone apps that help you plan a space or do some valuable comparative shopping. Here are five apps to use on your next decorating project. Most are available on both iOS and Android devices. Color Capture: Ever […]

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A ‘Buyer’ in the Hand is Worth Two in the Bush

May 19, 2016 | No Comments

In today’s highly competitive seller’s market where there are more buyers than there are listings for them to purchase, some sellers may feel like the ball is in their court. And they would be right when it comes to choosing which offer to accept, the closing date, or even which improvements the seller is willing […]

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UNDER CONTRACT!!

May 19, 2016 | No Comments

  Missed out on this one. If you are looking to buy or sell and want excellent service…please reach out!  

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Wine Enthusiast? Buy Barrel Oak Winery in Virginia for $14M

May 7, 2016 | No Comments

(article taken from realtor.com) Although Virginia is emerging as a wine destination (bolstered by Donald Trump’s purchase of Kluge Vineyard and Estate in Charlottesville, now known as Trump Winery, five years ago), locals have always had a love affair with the region’s vino. And whoever snaps up the 8-year-old winery estate known as Barrel Oak […]

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Americans Rank Real Estate #1 Long Term Investment

May 5, 2016 | No Comments

The Gallup organization recently released a survey in which Americans were asked to rank what they considered to be the “best long term investment.” Real estate ranked number one, with 35% of those surveyed saying it was a better long term investment than stocks & mutual funds, gold, savings accounts or bonds. Here is the […]

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Loudoun County VA: Washington DC’s Rich Wine Region

May 3, 2016 | No Comments

The Huffington Post has the top things to do in Loudoun like The Wine Kitchen, Ocelot Brewing Company and more! Read on ….. by MALERIE YOLEN-COHEN on APRIL 26, 2016 WHY GO: Get into the spirits of it all! Plan a few days in Loudoun County VA to lap up some of the best wine, […]

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JUST LISTED: 46387 Newfield Place | Sterling, Virginia | 20165

April 21, 2016 | No Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01Yz6ljMx6w&feature=youtu.be&platform=hootsuite Fantastic opportunity for SFH in sought-after Cascades community. Bright & open 4 BR/3.5 BA Gainsborough model w/vaulted ceilings and two-level foyer. Hardwood floors in dining & family room, w/wood burning fireplace. Corian kitchen counters and SS appliances in kitchen along with breakfast area w/access to top level deck. Spacious master suite, including Jacuzzi tub. […]

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Open House – 46387 Newfield Place, Potomac Falls, VA

April 15, 2016 | No Comments

46387 Newfield Place, Sterling, VA Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE April 17, Sunday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 4 (3 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 2643 SQUARE FEET Fantastic opportunity for SFH in sought-after Cascades community. Bright […]

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