Kathryn helped us find our dream home. She was incredibly knowledgeable, professional and patient with us looking in a really tough market. She always made us feel she had our best interests at heart and never pressured in any way. She also is a lovely, sweet person so it was a pleasure to spend time with her.
Kevin and Henna, Potomac Falls, VA
Met Kathryn while looking at a property for rent of her clients. I explained my circumstances and little did I know she was going to become my agent. She was extremely responsive, helpful and patient with my search. As someone very particular yet unable to make a decision she worked with me until I found exactly what I was looking for. Could not ask for a better realtor experience.
Ronnie, Vienna, VA
During an exhaustive 2-month search for the perfect home, Kathryn was nothing but professional and attentive to our needs. She navigated obstacles like a super-tight housing market, a strict budget, four energetic kids, and of course, a pandemic with confidence, kindness and a lighthearted sense of humor. She was honest with us about different aspects of our search, and during our discussions of pros and cons of particular properties we looked at. On the day our "unicorn" home came on the market, she set everything aside and snagged us a showing at 7pm, then immediately began to work on an offer for us. Once it came time to sell our home, Kathryn was helpful in staging and taking photos, and working with our schedule and timeline to get the job done.
Rob and Christin, Berryville, VA
Ms. Horner, Kathryn, was professional at all times during her management of my listing. She was pleasant and sincere in all she did. Kathryn was highly organized in coordinating the various aspects of my listing and sale process, providing me with necessary documentation and tips along the way. Her attention to detail from ensuring the listing photos and video were perfect all the way through to all parts of the sales contract gave me peace of mind that nothing was overlooked. I especially appreciated her suggestions as to what needed to be removed, repaired or changed in the home and did not make outrageous recommendations for improvements. She also supported my suggestions as appropriate. Kathryn was so patient with me during my sale process. She always took time to answer my questions and address my concerns. She explained clearly what was happening through various steps so I understood what needed to be done throughout the selling process, especially regarding activities progressing to close the sale successfully and smoothly. I valued her work in this effort to sell my house. It was appreciated as we had to work through this process during the pandemic. A tough time for everyone! Ms. Horner is a good person and realtor!
Eileen, Annandale, VA
Kathryn was incredibly helpful in helping find a rental property I loved. She went above and beyond for us, and I can't recommend her more!
Brent and Christine, Reston, VA
I highly recommend Kathryn! We decided to move back to TX and spoke with her if she can help as she lives in the neighborhood and knows the area well. We were very concerned as this was in May and the Covid situation was getting bad. But she made the whole process very smooth. She was accommodating to our needs and made sure safety and precautions was followed while showing. Our house sold within a month. I am so grateful we went with her. Highly highly recommend her!
Ram and Loshni, Frisco, TX (previously Ashburn, VA)
There is no one more dedicated to helping you find the right home. There is no one who works harder to ensure that your home buying experience is easy, painless and enjoyable. My husband and I were looking for our first home and Kathryn went above and beyond to not only help us through this experience but also took the time to make sure we understood what was happening every step of the way. She is excellent with communication between her client and the listing agents and she stays on top of things so that everything gets done in a timely manner. We couldn’t be happier with our choice in a real estate agent!
Jack and Laura, Purcellville, VA
We consider ourselves blessed to have found Kathryn to represent us for the sale of our townhouse. We weren't sure at first if we wanted to rent or sell, and she spent a good deal of time with us at first discussing both options, including specific numbers for each scenario to help us make an informed decision. From day one, it was clear that she had our best interests in mind--unlike some of the other agents we've met, who are simply looking for a quick and lucrative sale. Simply put, Kathryn earned our trust off the bat, and that made the entire process much less stressful. Once we decided to sell, she offered expert advice on how to prepare the home to increase its value. She said she would do some "simple staging" with a few "things she had on hand." So add modesty to Kathryn's list of qualities; the house was transformed into a place I wished I had been living in sooner! We had to move up our timeline significantly after finding our current house in Florida, and Kathryn had no problem keeping up. She took photos herself, and they were clearly professional quality. After the listing went live, she coordinated viewings and an open house. A day later, she came over with an extremely well-organized spreadsheet summarizing the ten offers we had received in two days (!) and walked us through each one, explaining the relative strengths and weaknesses. She also made many specific suggestions on how to respond to the buyer agents to elicit an even better offer. We ended up selling at $20K over our listing price with optimal conditions in the contract. Kathryn's attention to detail, knowledge, and friendly, positive attitude make her an excellent choice for an agent. The only room for improvement would be for her to get a license in Florida, so that she could represent us if we ever need to sell again!
Benjamin and Kiyomi, Jacksonville, FL (previously Ashburn, VA)
I enthusiastically recommend Kathryn Horner. When I made the decision to sell my first home, it was bittersweet and overwhelming as I was planning a wedding at the same time. However, choosing Kathryn was the smartest decision I made. She met with me and my contractor to provide suggestions on what repairs and updates would have the biggest impact on showing the strengths of my home. I followed all of her recommendations and was blown away by the resulting photos following the detailed and tasteful staging, which made my home shine. Every step of the way there was clear and responsive communication. The pre-marketing efforts generated a lot of buzz and interest in my home prior to listing. Once active, Kathryn coordinated many viewings and held an open house while I was out of town. When I returned from my trip, after just one weekend I had 6 strong offers and even more coming. In the end, I was able to accept an offer that was $22k over listing price! I had tears of joy at that news! If the idea of selling or buying a home sounds daunting or overwhelming, I strongly recommend you reach out to Kathryn as she is fantastic at what she does and will make the process easier than you could imagine.
Monique, Purcellville, VA
Kathryn made our buying experience in Old Town Alexandria a true pleasure. At the first showing, Kathryn was unobtrusive, while also being available to answer questions. When we asked for a second look, she accommodated our schedule and made sure to have answers to the few questions we had. She helped us make a solid offer and negotiated a quick back and forth to secure our house in this very hot market. When I became frustrated with my lender, Kathryn suggested a local lender who was equally as helpful and knowledgable as she was. The closing agents Kathryn suggested were also high quality and had everything prepared on time. We were all able to work together to close in just under 30 days, which was amazing. I have previously purchased and sold three other properties over the years and this particular purchase process was far and away the easiest. Painless all the way around! They say purchasing a home is one of the most stressful events in a person's life and I honestly believe that Kathryn's knowledge, organization, connections, and approach took all the stress and guesswork out of it. I highly recommend her and will absolutely call her first if we ever need real estate services again.
Sunny, Old Town Alexandria, VA
Kathryn was absolutely wonderful to work with - I was in a unique situation of having to quickly find a place from out of state for a career change, and she jumped through hoops to move the application and approval process very quickly and act as a go-between for myself and the property owner. She is a great communicator, very professional and knowledgeable, and went out of her way to research and answer the many questions I had. I would highly recommend working with Kathryn for any real estate needs - I know I’ll be calling her when I’m ready to buy!
Kasey, Herndon, VA