Scott Petersen, Realtor

Scott is a born and raised Northern Virginia native, whose passion to help others.Scott takes to heart is his desire to meet and connect with others. Scott is committed to meeting your needs and helping people find their next home and starting the

Pearson Smith Realty has a set of Core Values that we earnestly strive to achieve every single day. Here, we all work together as a team, in a fun and mutually-supportive environment. We have a strong customer focus, and a genuine commitment to deliver true value, with respect, honesty, and personal accountability.

Mission: To be the best full service Realtor in Northern Virginia and to enhance the quality of life through community evolvement. ALWAYS exceeding my customers expectations.

Easy ways to keep your home green without breaking the bank

I have found that a lot of buyers and sellers are looking for a greener home. I really like this article because if outline simple things you can do around your house to make it a greener environment and save money on energy costs.
Some suggestions are more expensive like adding solar panels while others are cheaper i.e. plugging air leaks and insulating the attic.

Check it out and tell me what you think!! Kermit got it wrong: Being green can be easy — at least when it comes to owning a green home.

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Open House Saturday 2-4PM and Sunday 1-4. Rare Ashburn townhome Under 350k

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Open House Saturday 2-4PM and Sunday 1-4PM. Rare Ashburn townhome Under 350k!!

Poll: Which Reston Town Center, RTC West Newcomers Are You Most Excited For?

New Shops coming to Reston!! Updated at 1:45 p.m. -- Includes new information about Bombay Velvet's opening. Spring is less than two weeks away, and the change in seasons will also coincides with some new nail salons, fitness studios and restaurants at Reston Town Center and RTC West. A fine-dining Indian restaurant, a b

How to Get Down Payment Assistance for a Mortgage

If you are considering buying but you lack the money for a down payment check out this options. Down payment assistance programs can make buying a home easier.

The 7 Biggest Bathroom Design Trends Making a Splash Right Now

I don't know about you guys but I'm digging the wall paper the half bath.

What do you guys think? The biggest and best bathroom design trends of 2019 will focus on making the bathroom a place we want to be—not just where we have to go.

Analysis | What you need to know when considering buying a home with friends

Thinking about buying with a friend? Here are some tips that will help you with you investment You’ll need to be completely open with each other about your finances. Sharing credit reports is one place to start, since every borrower’s credit will impact your interest rate on the loan and your ability to qualify for a mortgage.

[03/15/19]   New 4-star hotel coming to Reston Station

Interior Designers Predict the Next Major Wall Décor Trends

Check out these new wall paper trends!! It's time to be bold.

A guide to modern Lowcountry home design - CHSToday

I know we are not in Charleston but I think these design tips go a long way. To give you a feel for Nexton, a new-home community in Summerville, we’re sharing eight design hallmarks that embody modern Lowcountry home design.

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What the "Kel" is a home warranty?! Two Kellys and a Scott explain on this weeks episode at Vanish!

What are we drinking?
Scott: Lucketts Calling
Kelly: Waves Amber Ale
Kelly: Wrath Saison

PulteGroup Shares Its Top Interior Design Trends for Spring

Pultes Spring Design Trends!! Ready to spring into the new season with fresh home décor ideas and color inspiration? The interior design team at PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM) is sha

Here's the Latest on Penzance's Planned Herndon Parkway Development

Big changes coming to Herndon!! Time to get excited. Six submissions later, a Penzance Properties development that was first submitted in 2015 moved forward at the Herndon Planning Commission meeting on Monday (Feb. 25). The development would create an urban block with residential, office and retail space in three buildings at 555 Herndon Parkway,

Homeownership rate rises to four-year high as Millennials are finally buying homes

Come on ppl get with the trend!!! What so many in the housing industry have waited years for appears to be finally happening: Millennials are buying homes. Back in September, after existing home sales fell to a three-year low, it appeared that many younger would-be buyers were turning to renting instead of buying. But things look mu...

More and more millennials are buying!! If you are thinking about making a purchase give me a shout and I would be happy to coach you up, even if it's a couple years from now.

Founders Row Breaks Ground In Falls Church

This new community in Falls Church is going to AWESOME!! Movie Theater, Bar with 90 beers on tap and 322 residential units!!

Time to move to Falls Church!! The mixed-use development also announced a few retail components.

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New homeowners take heart. Experienced DIYers share their tips about what to do (or not do) after moving in.

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Brewing with benefits! Check out all the amazing things Loudoun Brewing Company is doing to give back to the community!

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Kelly & Scott talk house styles on this week's episode at Dog Money Restaurant & Brewery! Want to win a P&P pint glass?! To enter let us know your favorite house from the movies/tv in the comment section!
What are we drinking?
Scott: Loudoun Common Lager
Kelly: Pax Britannica English-Style Ale

Kelly & Scott talk house styles on this week's episode at Dog Money Restaurant & Brewery! Want to win a P&P pint glass?! To enter let us know your favorite house from the movies/tv in the comment section!

What are we drinking?
Scott: Loudoun Common Lager
Kelly: Pax Britannica English-Style Ale

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Kelly & Scott talk house styles on this week's episode at Dog Money Restaurant & Brewery! Want to win a P&P pint glass?! To enter let us know your favorite house from the movies/tv in the comment section!

What are we drinking?
Scott: Loudoun Common Lager
Kelly: Pax Britannica English-Style Ale

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"What does the 🦊 say?!" Check out this interview with Bill Madden of Mad Fox Brewing Company, one of the pioneers of the NOVA craft brew scene! 🍻

Millennials really don't get how down payments work

20% Down is not required!! More than one-third of millennials said saving for a down payment is the biggest hurdle to buying a house, but few seem to realize they don't need to put 20% down to get a mortgage, a recent survey found.

Buying a Home Young is the Key to Building Wealth

The link says it all. Homeowners who purchase their homes before the age of 35 are better prepared for retirement at age 60, according to a new Urban Institute study. The organization surveyed adults who turned 60 or 61 between 2003 and 2015 for their data set. “Today’s older adults became homeowners at a younger age...

Roughly 10 Americans Million Hold Buying A House As Their Top Financial Goal In 2019

Is 2019 the year YOU buy a home??📣🙌🤙🏡 As a good portion of Americans are busy setting weight loss and fitness goals, many are also turning their attention to their finances and taking a look at what their financial goals will be for the coming year, according to a new survey by

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Shout out to Hash Sesay for the awesome video work.

Introducing Properties & Pints: "We're here to educate and have fun!" 🏠🍻

Special thanks to Hash Sesay for perfectly capturing our mission in this video and to one of our favorite breweries Rocket Frog Brewing Company for the delicious brews!


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What happens in Caboose Commons, stays in Caboose Commons….unless it could impact your loan...

What are we drinking?
Scott: Fog IPA
Kelly: Up Down

What to expect from the real estate market in 2019 | WTOP

Could it finally be a buyers market this year? The new year is just heating up, but experts say the housing market may finally start to cool down in 2019. Here’s what you can expect.

Student Loans Keeping You From Buying A Home? Think Again

20% Down is just a myth! Get a better understanding of your FICO score. Look into your debt-to-income and speak with a lender. You might be closer than you think. Student loan debt has long been cited as one of the Millennial generation’s biggest barriers to homeownership. But it seems the hurdle might not be as insurmountable as many think.

A married couple in their 20s explains how real-estate investing is helping them pay back over $170,000 in student-loan debt

Great article!! Get a passive cash flow to pay off your loans!! Shawn Breyer. Student-loan debt is a prevalent issue in the US, with more than 44 million borrowers owing $1.5 trillion, Forbes reported last year. Here, a married man in his late 20s shares how he and his spouse are paying back her six-figure student-loan debt through real-estate investing. Instead...

Brunch Buzz: Top 25 of 2018 - On Tap Magazine

Some good brunch suggestions: Socially, Washington is held together by the glue of brunch. More than the city’s other social institution – the happy hour – brunch allows for extended, leisurely bonding without a set agenda. And the District can never get enough of new culinary adventures – so we compiled our favorite new...

The one statistic every renter needs to see – BizWest

“The best time to buy a home was 30 years ago. The second best time is now.” That’s right, based on the latest available data from the Federal Reserve Survey of Consumer Finances, the average net worth of a homeowner is $231,000, a whopping 44 times greater than the average renter’s $5,200 net worth. What makes the situation more dire is the fact that the gap is widening...

New Plans for 36-acre Reston Crescent Project Scale Back Residential Component

New Reston project. Plans for the future Reston Crescent development, a 36-acre plot of land in the northwestern corner of the intersection of Reston Parkway and Sunrise Valley Drive, are moving forward. Plans by Brookfield Properties, the New York-based developer behind the 4.3 million square foot project, scale bac

US home prices post 6.2 percent annual gain in January

"National home price index climbed 6.2 percent in January from a year earlier. That nearly matches December’s 6.3 percent gain, which had been the fastest 12-month growth in almost three years." WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices posted another big gain in January, pushed higher by a shortage of homes for sale. Standard & Poor’s said Tuesday that its S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index…

Childhood home of Robert E. Lee listed at $8.5M ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - The boyhood home of Confederate general Robert E. Lee has spent stints as a high-society gathering place, museum and most recently, private family home - and it's now up for sale.The Washington Post reports owners Mark and Ann Kingto

Falls Church, ‘You’re the Top!’ Ranked #1 In America in Health, Growth, Liveability - Falls Church News-Press Online

OK Falls Church!! Healthiest, Most Livable and Most Growth

Party for Paws for the Animal Welfare League of Arlington - Alexandria Virginia News | LocalKicks

Party for Paws!!! THis would be an awesome event. Join amazing people for a Party for Paws, where we'll party the night away to raise money for needy animals at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA)!

Major Changes Coming To King Street Metro Station - Source Patch - Alexandria Virginia News | LocalKicks

Changes coming to King St Metro King Street Metro Station will undergo major renovations to improve pedestrian safety and create designated areas for different forms of transportation. The City of Alexandria and the Washington

Soaring rents force many millennials to get help from Mom and Dad

Since 2000, home prices have risen by 73 percent and rents have increased by 61 percent. TOWN SQUARE | A recent analysis by Apartment List found that since 2000, home prices have risen by 73 percent and rents have increased by 61 percent. At the same time, incomes for younger households have only increased 31 percent.

Awesome family! I’m so happy we were able to find them a townhouse that fit all of their needs. I love helping people out and when you get them out of the rental cycle it feels even better.

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Did someone say pizza?! That’s right! Properties & Pints visits Quattro Goombas Brewery, which lucky for us has a delicious pizzeria! Tom Light from Home Savings & Trust Mortgage joins us to discuss a great VHDA loan program available to qualified borrowers who need assistance in covering their down payment.

What are we drinking?

Scott: Bratva
Kelly: Roche’s Cornhole Cream Ale (shout out to Roche On Air from DC101)
Tom: Dim Wit

10 Under-The-Radar Home Markets To Watch For Buying And Investment As housing prices climb while inventory dips, buyers priced out of major metros are looking to alternative secondary markets to grab their piece of the American dream.

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