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The home has undergone an extensive multi year renovation under Lauren’s direction as she expertly selected the highest quality materials to achieve the ideal balance of authentic charm and modern convenience She preserved and restored historic details like the casement windows with cremone bolts from France and the original antique stained glass saved from the original DC location of the Heringer family’s restaurant Every piece of woodwork has been hand sanded, every upgrade thoughtfully executed the level of finishes is simply extraordinary

What an honor to represent our friends and Property Collective co founders Lauren and David Liess in the sale of their personal residence here in Great Falls! We heard some buzz that the real estate community thought it couldn’t be done but we broke records with the price and are so excited for what’s next This was the first transaction in a domino of dreams coming true for the Liess’, the De Raedt family and our company. Beautiful and exciting times ahead!

Living Room Walker Road Cover Photo: Living Room Walker Raod W A L K E R R O A D 944 Walker Road, Great Falls Sold for $2,550,000 in April 2021 Design: Lauren Liess & Co (Project will be featured in her next book out Fall 2021, 'Feels Like Home') Construction: Carmichael Construction Sales: The De Raedt Team Photography: Helen Norman and Lauren's iPhone

If you follow Lauren on Instagram, you’ll see the down to earth living her family enjoys There are extensive gardens including a European inspired stucco terraced potager garden, a goose house and a chicken coop with its own rose cutting garden There s a stocked pond tree lined allées and a flat open field that has seen some epic tented Halloween parties (and we have the photos to prove it!)

We’ve known for awhile that there was a possibility that Lauren and David would be selling their home but somehow when the time came, it still felt like it snuck up on all of us The team mobilized quickly to give this special listing the attention it deserved and the presentation and marketing was every bit as beautiful as we could have imagined We launched the listing with a broker’s open exclusively for Property Collective agents It was one of those magical days when the sun was shining and everything just seemed to come together perfectly

02 Walker Road is a one of a kind, alsatian inspired property previously owned by the Heringer family of L’Auberge Chez Francois It’s situated on more than five breathtaking acres overlooking Walker Bend Valley and its own private pond You may have seen it sitting up on the hill the last time you drove into the heart of Great Falls It s like it belongs in another place!


Exterior Walker Road Kitchen Walker Road Primary Bathroom Walker Road 03

“We stepped into a way of life with a vision started by the original owners and it was like we got this chance to live in a storybook house… It’s been magical Never have I loved a place like this one ”

Lauren Liess


Georgetown Pike is a unique and private estate in one of the most desirable locations in McLean In a market with plenty of new construction options this home had character and many of the features “pandemic buyers” were prioritizing There was a separate garage and carriage house apartment perfect for working and learning from home or guests, one of the most impressive pools we’ve seen and a large, private peaceful lot


Exterior Georgetown Pike

Pool Georgetown Pike

G E O R G E T O W N P I K E 2 2 0 6 6 M A R K E T S T A T S 8523 Georgetown Pike, McLean Sold for $2,300,000 in March 2021 Home Prep Design Consulting: Natural Home Staging x Property Collective Sales: The De Raedt Team Photography: Oleksandr Mokrohuz Our team’s relationship with this seller started long before the listing went on the market Angela, our in house designer and stager, spent months specifying finishes for a primary bath facelift and other upgrades and offered practical advice on the work that would bring the biggest return on investment as they prepared the home for sale Knowing that buyers may have a hard time envisioning the possibilities for the kitchen, we worked with Unique Kitchens and Baths on renderings for a dream kitchen renovation Year to Date 2021 NUMBER OF UNITS SOLD AVERAGE DAYS ON MARKET AVERAGE SOLD PRICE MONTHS' SUPPLY OF HOMES: 1 8 $1,592,170 Up 14 8% Up 31 2% Down 18 9% Similar YOY 209 43 Source: Bright MLS as of Ju y 31 2021 C U R R E N T L I S T I N G S Open your phone camera and hover over the QR code to visit our site propertycollective com/listings

throughout the listing period It was also a big hurdle overcoming buyer expectations that the home was on Georgetown Pike when it was actually set back on 2+ acres backing to an expansive wooded area at the end of a long, tree lined drive While the home showed tremendous value for the square footage, land and price point, it took time to attract the right buyer who understood the property and appreciated the fact that it was not a new build In the end, our sellers patience paid off and a lovely new family now calls this special property home!

The exposure of having our Property Collective sign right on Georgetown Pike was incredible visibility and accountability

Sold for $1,300,000 in July 2021

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They wrote a strong offer for the number the investor was looking for and waived all contingencies

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House Tour: Toured wrote and ratified all in the same day Time on market: 8 days

How they won: The seller's liked that our buyers would renovate instead of tear down

Financing by: Chris Channell, Draper and Kramer

Moving from: < 4 miles away in Great Falls

Great Falls continues to experience strong home sales Tight inventory in price points under $2M, as well as historically low interest rates are two factors contributing to the favorable market conditions for sellers. We'd love to show you what's possible for the sale of your home. Call/text for a quick and confidential conversation, no obligation. (703) 581 7372.

How they found us: Zillow

Moving from: Ashburn

How they won: "Toured" and wrote an offer before professional photos were posted on the listing Waived all contingencies

Sold for $1,140,000 in May 2021

How they won: Our buyers had the opportunity to view this home before it was listed

310 Chesapeake Drive, Great Falls

Sold for $1,350,000 in May 2021

We represented: The buyers

Financing by: Chris Channell, Draper and Kramer

9304 Arnon Chapel Road, Great Falls


256 Bliss Lane, Great Falls

How they found us: Past client

Time on market: 0 days, never listed

We represented: The buyers

Moving from: Uzbekistan

House Tour: Off market showing

House tour: FaceTime Our clients saw the home for the first time at the final walk through! Time on market: 1 day

How they found us: Zillow

They offered more than builders and gave the sellers the rent back terms they wanted

Exterior Bliss Lane

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We represented: The buyers

Exterior 9314 Arnon Chape Our team personally renovated and sold this home n the spring of 2020 This year we represented the buyers who purchased the home next door at 9304 Arnon Chapel Road

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06 PCO Sales Office Great Fal s Virginia Q U A L I T Y , E A S E , C O L L A B O R A T I O N Property Collective is a full service residential real estate brokerage uniquely founded by a top producing sales team and a renowned interior designer

Agent Profile: Entrepreneurial, productive, professional, visionary


Professional brand development by Saturday Studio based in Charleston, South Carolina Most Instagram followers of any locally owned brokerage: @propertycollective M E S E E

Real estate co founders: Daan and Maura De Raedt, The De Raedt Team; 119 homes sold in 2020 Design co founders: Lauren and David Liess, Lauren Liess & Co ; Best selling author of "Habitat" and "Down to Earth"; Stars of HGTV’s Best House on the Block

Boutique brokerage established in 2018 Office located in the Great Falls Village Centre


U S PROPERTY COLLECTIVE LAUREN LIESS & CO UNIQUE KITCHENS & BATHS DRAPER & KRAMER 774B WALKER RD, STE 203 Our office is in the brick building at the very back corner of the centre Stop in for a visit sometime! PROPERTYCOLLECTIVE COM 768 WALKER RD Friday 10 6 / Saturday 10 5 / Sunday 12 4 LAURENLIESS COM 756 WALKER RD, UNIT E Tuesday Friday 11 5 / Saturday 10 2 UNIQUEKITCHENSANDBATHS NET 12005 SUNRISE VALLEY DR STE 410 RESTON Chris Channell Regional VP DKMORTGAGE COM

Principal Broker: Maura De Raedt, licensed in Virginia and Washington DC


Learn more about Property Collective and download your FREE Seller Guide at propertycollective com/seller guide

download You only get one chance to sell your home for top dollar Our methods of presenting, pricing and marketing a home help our clients sell their Northern Virginia and Washington DC homes with ease Regardless of your timeline there are things you can do to enjoy your home today and ensure that you get top dollar when you’re ready to sell For the first time ever, we gathered all of our best secrets from 15 years of designing and selling homes into one gorgeous resource: The Property Collective Seller Guide Paint tips and color recommendations from a designer How to prepare your home to sell and take better photos Three winning strategies to sell for more Navigating contract to close OUR GO TO WHITE PAINT COLORS Interior Whites: SW Pure White SW Greek Villa BM Snow on the Mountain Exterior White: SW Pure White

The De Raedt Team is the founding real estate team of Property Collective and consistently ranked among the top teams in Virginia. Established in 2012 with licenses in Virginia, Maryland and DC, the team is led by Daan De Raedt and his wife Maura They own Property Collective together with their business partners and friends, designer Lauren Liess and her husband David.



Angela Bianchi Project Manager Staging and Design Alicia McGrath, Transaction Manager and PC Operations Jack Hamner, Buyer's Agent (Not pictured)

Follow us on Instagram: @deraedtteam @propertycollective propertycollective com O: 703 253 8535 774B Walker Road Second Floor Great Falls, VA 22066

Maura De Raedt, Broker/Owner of Property Collective Shane Gaboury, Buyer’s Agent

Daan De Raedt Team Leader and Listing Agent

Property Collective Partners LLC is a licensed real estate brokerage in Virginia and Washington DC and abides by Equal Housing Opportunity laws If your property is listed with a real estate broker this is not intended for solicitation We are happy to work with them and cooperate fully Shred and Junk 2021 Thanks to all of our clients and neighbors who came out to our event! Use our exclusive coupon code with 123 Junk for 10% off your next job 123Junk com Coupon Code: PROPERTYCOLLECTIVE10 Lauren Liess x Unique Kitchens & Baths showroom located in the Great Falls V llage Centre Open your phone camera and hover over the QR code to find out instantly myhomevaluegreatfalls com Curious about the value of your Great Falls home? 08

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