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Scott D. Paterson grew up and was educated in the Washington, D.C. area.  He is a very goal oriented individual who earned the rank of Eagle Scout at a very early age.  Working his way through school, he attended Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland and received A.A. in Business Administration.  He graduated in 1988 from the University of Maryland, College Park with a B.A. in Management and Consumer Studies.

After graduating college, he moved to Southern Maryland in 1989.

Scott received his real estate license in 1989.  He was associated with large and small firms by being pursued and recruited for his skills as a top producing listing agent.

Scott opened Paterson’s Preferred Properties, Inc. as Principle Broker/Owner in April 1998.

Education has been always important to Scott. He continued his education as a Realtor becoming a graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI). He soon Completed his Certified Residential Specialist Designation (CRS). Now he is currently a Certified Commercial Investment Member Candidate (CCIM.) 

In 2006, he received his Accredited Seller Representative Designation (ASR). In 2007-2008, Scott helps distressed homeowners renegotiate loans with major mortgage lenders as a independent Loss Mitigation Consultant (LMC) In 2009 to took advanced training in “short sales” and in his continuing effort to help homeowners. This process aided in selling properties that the homeowner owed more than the property was worth.

Scott is the former President of Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) and over saw the construction and grand opening of the area’s first “No Kill” Animal Shelter located in Prince Frederick, Maryland in Spring 2005.

Scott has accomplished his FAA Private Pilot Certificate March 2009 at Tailwheels, Etc. in Winter Haven, Florida.

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He is a proud dad of his 10 year old daughter. In 2009 he opened the Appalachian Trail Town Inn, Damascus, Va.  He purchased the property as an investment and a way to  facilitate visits with his daughter who lives in Mountain City, TN. Scott has now moved from his home in Saint Leonard, Maryland and is now a full time resident of Damascus, Virginia.  He loves his new home and says “He traded the Chesapeake Bay for the Appalachian Mountains!” Needless to say his daughter is thrilled and say’s ” My Dad’s only 14 miles instead of 400 miles away!” Scott & Daughter

October 2010 he was awarded his Salesperson License for the Commonwealth Virginia.

October 2011 is was awarded his Broker’s License for the Commonwealth of Virginia.  

February 2013 he was awarded his Broker’s license in Tennessee 

February 2014 Scott launched Alpha Realty and Auction as Principal Broker/Owner.


Scott gives back to the Damascus/Abingdon community by actively supporting: The First Baptist Church, Damascus,Va, A God Thing Ministries,Damascus,VA The Barter Theatre, Abingdon,VA The Harry L. Coomes Recreation Center, Abingdon,VA. The Humane Society of the United States.


For more about me visit: www.ScottDPaterson.com


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