Welcome to the Platinum Group Real Estate Blog

In this blog, you'll find useful information including helpful advice on selling your house or finding your dream home, the latest real estate news, local events, and life in Northern Virginia. 

We've also created these categories to make it easier for you to find what you are looking for. Click on the links below for more information.  

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Client Reviews 


Sept. 13, 2018

Ariana - Review

A dog lover and a top-notch realtor! That's Ariana Gillette!

Posted in Reviews
Sept. 13, 2018

3 years of Platinum!

Join our Platinum Group Real Estate Team today as we celebrate serving our community with their real estate needs for 3 years now!

While we may be celebrating our 3rd year together as a team, our agents average more than 7 years of experience individually ... that is over 150 years of combined real estate experience!

Here are a few things about us that you may not know ...

Our team is comprised of 23 women ... 19 REALTORS®, 1 Marketing Director, 1 Client Care Manager, 1 Client Care Coordinator and 1 Real Estate Assistant ... and all moms!

We have human children ranging in age from 1 to adults with children of their own. We mother "fur babies" including dogs 🐕, cats 🐈, goats 🐐, sheep 🐑, even honeybees 🐝!

Four of our moms are twin moms! 👶 👶

Four of our team members are grandmothers/step grandmothers!

Our team is multi-lingual! We have members who speak Arabic, Polish, German, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese. 🇱🇧 🇵🇱 🇩🇪 🇷🇺 🇪🇸 🇻🇳

Two of our team members are active with pet rescues and are dog foster moms.

One of our team members is a breast cancer CONQUERER!🎀

We have many athletes in our midst ... 5 marathon runners🏃‍♀️, several cross fitters, an active equestrian 🐎 and a New Jersey State swim champion 🏊‍♂️ !

Several of us are former teachers and one a former EMT.

Five of us are moms to 3 boys 😜.

Not only are we talented in real estate sales, but we do many other things as well ... yoga 🧘‍♀️, pilates, farming 👩‍🌾 , reading 📖 , woodworking, crafting, interior design, youth basketball referee 🏀, youth sports coach and so much more!

So far in 2018 we have served over 300 families with their real estate needs 🏡 ... How can we help you?

Posted in PG Team Blurb
Sept. 10, 2018

Melissa - Review

We could not agree any more, Melissa LeRoy Dawson is a true professional!

Posted in Reviews
Sept. 7, 2018

Mai - Review

If you're looking for a wonderful realtor, reach out to Mai Tang!

Posted in Reviews
Sept. 6, 2018

Coming Soon - Hamilton

Ladies and Gentlemen...May we kindly have your attention? 🗣

Coming soon! Adorable, charming & renovated single family home 🏡 with the BEST 2 acre lot in Hamilton.

* Updated kitchen
* 5” Handscraped Hickory Floors
* New Hvac furnace 
* Awesome rear covered porch with cedar ceiling 🌲🌸🌻🌞

Offered at $569,900 and located at 17583 Madison Avenue in Hamilton

Goes live on 9/20

Please call Vicky Noufal at 703-999-3601 for additional information or to schedule a showing

Posted in Coming Soon
Sept. 5, 2018

Coming Soon - Sunrise View Court

Have you seen our incredible new listing at 17831 Sunrise View Court in Leesburg? 🌅 

Listed by Karen Cooper and Vicky Noufal, this exceptional property boasts over 7800 sqft on 3+ park-like acres in a small private enclave of homes less than 5 minutes from downtown Leesburg, and no HOA! Exceptionally priced at $995,000, this one is a perfect 10! 

Check out the video (credits to Angie Tanner Realtor) then contact us at 703-999-3601 to schedule your private tour before it’s gone!



Posted in Coming Soon
Sept. 4, 2018

Karen - Review

Accurate, detail oriented and caring is what best describes Karen Wenner Cooper and her team!

Posted in Reviews
Aug. 31, 2018

Coming Soon - Tavistock Farms

COMING SOON to Leesburg's Tavistock Farms!
Over 3,600 square feet of total living space in this nicely updated SFH. 5 BRs, 3.5BAs, updated kitchen, master bath, new hardwood flooring, brand new basement with 5th bedroom and full bath. Walk-out home backs to trees w/privacy. More to see and priced to sell at at $610,000. Please contact Jeanne Kelly, 703-434-9675, if you would like a sneak peek.

Posted in Coming Soon
Aug. 31, 2018

Review - Arianne

There is no bigger compliment for a job well done than a referral from a client! Arianne Gharavi

Posted in Reviews
Aug. 30, 2018

Coming Soon - Waterford



Live the good life and all that Loudoun County has to offer.

Custom built New England Cedar Shake colonial home in Waterford with a 3-car side load garage!

Gorgeous 4+ acre lot with breathtaking mountain views, open floor plan, gourmet kitchen with commercial grade appliances, a dramatic two-story family room, lovely owner's suite and a finished lower level with plenty of space for play and storage and a new roof.

Offered at $859,900, located at 40815 Hannah Drive in Waterford.

Call Vicky Noufal at 703-999-3601 for more information or to schedule a showing.

Posted in Coming Soon