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The Licata Group Gives Back to the Orange County Community!!

At the Licata Group, we truly pride ourselves in our Customer Service. In 2020 we received a total 102 NEW reviews from our wonderful clients, bringing us to a grand total of 238 reviews and counting!

At the beginning of the year, we made a pledge to donate $5 for each review received, bringing our total donation to $510. We want to continue to “Give Where We Live” and contribute to our local community, so a total of: $255 was donated to the local Wilderness Food Pantry and $255 donated to the Orange County Animal Shelter. We are continuing our promise of donating $5 per each new review in 2021 and hope to donate more next year!!

If we have ever had the pleasure of working together in helping you buy or sell real estate, and you would like to share your experience – we would love to hear from you!! Click here to leave The Licata Group a review! If you would like to see what some of our past clients have said about us, be sure to check out our review page! We look forward to another prosperous year in helping you with all your real estate needs!

 Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Fredericksburg, Stafford, Orange, Locust Grove, Culpeper, Northern Virginia or even Maryland or DC, we are your Real Estate team committed to finding the perfect home for you! Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar, and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, one of our area expert advisors will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available properties, please visit our website licatagroup.com

Bull Run Festival of Lights Happening Until January 10th, 2021

The Bull Run Festival of Lights is here! Enjoy a 2.5 mile drive as you view thousands of beautiful lights! The show is open nightly Monday-Thursday from 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM and Friday, Saturday, Sunday nights from 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Ticket prices range from $25 per car to $50 per day depending on the day and time. Timed entry tickets are available on Monday-Thursday nights from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM and 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM, and Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and holiday nights from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM and 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Be sure to come out and enjoy this beautiful festival of lights! For more information including where to purchase tickets, Click Here!

 Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Fredericksburg, Stafford, Orange, Locust Grove, Culpeper, Northern Virginia or even Maryland or DC, we are your Real Estate team committed to finding the perfect home for you! Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar, and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, one of our area expert advisors will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available properties, please visit our website licatagroup.com

Santa is coming to Lake of the Woods Atop Engine 29!

As busy as this time of year gets, jolly Ol’ Saint Nick always remembers the good boys and girls in Locust Grove! He will be making his rounds atop LOW F&R Engine 29 through Lake of the Woods on December 18th – 20th! Santa is so excited to see all the children in LOW and nearby Locust Grove areas! Santa and the LOW Fire Department are developing a route and tracker that will soon be posted to their website and Facebook page, so please keep checking for further updates! The tracker, when available, can be found at lowfr29.com/santa-tracker.

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Fredericksburg, Stafford, Orange, Locust Grove, Norther Virginia or even Maryland or DC, we are your Real Estate team committed to finding the perfect home for you! Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar, and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, one of our area expert advisors will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available properties, please visit our website licatagroup.com

Santa Will Be in Lake of the Woods Every Wednesday Night in December from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at 310 Fairway Drive

Santa along with his trusty Reindeer will be paying a special visit to all of the good boys and girls in Lake of the Woods! He’ll be sitting on the porch of 310 Fairway Drive every Wednesday night in December from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM to greet all the kids from a safe social distance. No lap sitting will be required, and the porch will be blocked off to ensure that proper social distancing is maintained. You’ll be able to enter the half circle driveway and wave to Santa from your car. Don’t miss your chance to see Santa in Lake of the Woods!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by home owners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

Secure Shredding Service Now Available For Our Clients’ Use!

If you’re looking to shred some old papers or documents, now you can do so at our office! We are proud to announce that we have an on-site secure shredding service that we’re providing to our clients for FREE!! All you have to do is come to our office at 36111 Goodwin Drive (between CVS and AT&T across from the LOW front gate) during our office hours, Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM, and ask to speak to one of our team members. You will be guided to the locked box that is only accessible by Iron Mountain, the shredding service. You’ll place your documents in the locked box and when full, Iron Mountain retrieves the contents and provides us with a certificate when contents have been shredded. We love being a resource to our community, so come to our office and shred to your hearts content!

 Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Fredericksburg, Stafford, Orange, Locust Grove, Culpeper, Northern Virginia or even Maryland or DC, we are your Real Estate team committed to finding the perfect home for you! Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar, and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, one of our area expert advisors will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available properties, please visit our website licatagroup.com

LOW Holiday Home Decorating Contest!

In lieu of the LOW Annual Members Holiday Party, the LOW Association is proud to announce their Holiday Home Decorating Contest! Registered homes will be placed on a map available for view at LOWA.org to allow community members to view and tour the homes. The deadline to register your home will be on Friday, December 4th and the deadline to decorate your home will be on December 10th. The Garden Club will begin judging homes on December 11th, and will end on the 13th with the winner being announced on the 14th, and published in Lake Currents on the 18th.

Winners will be chosen from one of four different categories, and will receive gift cards to local businesses. The four categories include:

Griswold Glory

Lots of lights, so many that Santa will be sure to not miss your home!

Hallmark Holidays

Your house is the perfect greeting card with wreaths, lights, garland and everything in-between!

Wacky Tacky

inflatables, lights, lasers, figurines and anything you can think of!

Winter Wonderland

More of a seasonal and less Christmas with Sleighs, snowman and more.

You can register at www.LOWA.org/HolidayHomes2020

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by home owners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

LOW Virtual Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 4th!

While we had to remain socially distant for most of 2020, it doesn’t mean we can’t all be brought together virtually! Visit facebook.com/LOWAssociation on Friday, December 4th for the Lake of the Woods live-streamed tree lighting ceremony! Streaming will begin at 7:30 PM with a special appearance from the father of Christmas himself, Santa Clause! Nothing can stop us for celebrating with holiday cheer, so make sure that you tune in for the stream!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by home owners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

Cookie Decorating & Wine at James River Cellars Winery on December 12th and 13th

What goes great with a nice glass of wine? Cookies of course! The James River Cellars Winery will be hosting a cooke decorating and wine event on December 12th and 13th from 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM. In order to maintain proper social distancing and capacity limits, tickets will be available during the specific time blocks listed below.

SATURDAY, 12/12 – 12:00PM-2:00PM
SATURDAY, 12/12 – 2:30PM-4:30PM
SATURDAY, 12/12 – 5:00PM-7:00PM
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SUNDAY, 12/13 – 1:00PM-3:00PM
SUNDAY, 12/13 – 3:30PM-5:30PM

Pre-packaged decorating kits will include 3 cookies, colored icing, decorating supplies, and of course, wine! To-go kit’s will also be available for purchase. This event is only for adults 21+, and tickets are $18.95. Get ready to show your creativity and holiday cheer as you create the most delectable holiday cookies! For more information about this event, Click Here!

 Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Fredericksburg, Stafford, Orange, Locust Grove, Culpeper, Northern Virginia or even Maryland or DC, we are your Real Estate team committed to finding the perfect home for you! Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar, and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, one of our area expert advisors will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available properties, please visit our website licatagroup.com

Fredericksburg Holiday Craft Show on December 4th, 5th & 6th

Get ready for the largest holiday craft show in the Fredericksburg area! The 12th annual Fredericksburg Holiday Craft show is happening in December 4th, 5th and 6th from 9AM – 4PM at the Fredericksburg Expo Center! This wonderful event give you a chance to get your holiday shopping done, and find the perfect gift. You’ll find a variety of of items from crafters and artisans that will be offering unique holiday gifts and decorations. Admission is $8, and tickets MUST be purchased online, as no tickets sale will be made available for purchase at the box office. This is the perfect opportunity to find the best gift for your favorite people or pets! For more information, Click Here!

 Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Fredericksburg, Stafford, Orange, Locust Grove, Culpeper, Northern Virginia or even Maryland or DC, we are your Real Estate team committed to finding the perfect home for you! Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar, and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, one of our area expert advisors will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available properties, please visit our website licatagroup.com

Orange County Children’s Toy Box Toy Drive

We will be collecting donations for the Orange County Children’s Toy Box now through December 4th, so that we may help make Christmas miracles happen for less fortunate families. Should you wish to donate a gift, you can do so at our office, 36111 Goodwin Drive, Monday – Friday, 9:00AM – 5:30 PM. Other drop-off location include the LOW Clubhouse, Fareways cafe in LOW, Lake of the Woods Lions Velona Building (only on 11/7 & 11/14, 9 Am – 12 PM), Coldwell Baker Elite and at the Lioness Book Sale at the Ferris Building (Only on 11/28 from 8:30 AM – 1 PM). Suggested items are family games, sporting equipment (soccer balls, basketballs, etc), art supplies, and any other age-appropriate toy (through age 17). Monetary donations of cash/checks are also accepted; if writing a check, please make it payable to Orange County Children’s Toy Box. Nothing warms your heart more than making a child happy, so please consider helping us put smiles on little faces this Christmas!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by home owners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.