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    Would My House Make a Good Rental Property?

    By Christal Johnson | June 29, 2017

    How can you tell if your home is a good candidate to convert into a rental? Consider these three points. Should you sell your home or rent it out? It’s a question we’ve been discussing recently, and you can see the first part of our discussion here.  The question we’ll address today is how to... Read More

    Congratulations to 100th Home Sale Final Round Participants!

    By Connie Bahrs | June 28, 2017

    First Round of voting for the AJ Team’s 100th Home Sale Local Charity Program ( closed on 7/28! CONGRATS to the charities moving on to the FINAL ROUND (in alphabetical order): ACTS, Dawn’s Heart & The Maddy Wagon! Thank you to everyone in the community who took the time to cast a vote from June... Read More

    AJ Team Realty Featured on HGTV’s House Hunters!

    By Christal Johnson | June 15, 2017

    The AJ Team was blessed to be featured recently on an episode of House Hunters on HGTV, with Realtor Sam Eligwe! Read More

    Should You Sell or Rent Your Home?

    By Christal Johnson | June 10, 2017

    Today we’re going to answer a question that our clients ask us all the time. That question is, “Should I sell my home, or should I keep it as a rental property?” Now, I speak from two angles here. One is as a person who has owned rental properties for over a decade in the... Read More

    Townhome Sales Are up 13% in Northern VA, Find out Why!

    By Christal Johnson | May 23, 2017

    Our average sale price increased and our average days on market decreased during the first quarter, but what does that mean for buyers and sellers? As you know, I’m a real estate geek. I love to study statistics, and I have some important numbers to show you to give you a snapshot of how our... Read More

    Why Making a Lowball Offer Could Cost You the Home You Love

    By Christal Johnson | March 30, 2017

    If you make a lowball offer on a home you love, there’s a good chance you’ll lose out on that home to another buyer. Today I want to tell you why. Today I want to talk about the dangers of making a lowball offer. In our industry, a lowball offer is when a buyer makes... Read More

    What Do YOU Think? Can AJ Still Dunk at 41?

    By Lucia Warren | March 15, 2017

    March Madness is right around the corner, can you believe it? The best college basketball teams in the country are squaring off starting this Thursday to determine which one of them will be called the 2017 National Champion.  In celebration of the event, the AJ Team is hosting a bracket challenge. The winner gets a... Read More

    Will Home Values Drop in the Next Few Years?

    By Christal Johnson | February 20, 2017

    I predict that over 40% of homes in northern Virginia will go down in value over the next few years. Here’s why. Today I’m going to put my neck out on the line. I predict that over 40% of homes in the Northern Virginia area will go down in value in 2017, 2018, and 2019.... Read More

    Buyers: What You Must Know About 2017 (Part 1)

    By Christal Johnson | January 21, 2017

    Buyers, what you must know about 2017. (con.t from the 2016 series) from AJ Team LLC on Vimeo. Today we’re back with our annual real estate predictions for 2017. Interest rates are the big thing to watch because they’ll affect prices, inventory, and the whole market overall. We’ve been predicting what will happen in the... Read More

    How Trump Will Affect the Real Estate Market- Part 3

    By Christal Johnson | January 5, 2017

    How Trump Will Affect the Real Estate Market- Part 3 from AJ Team LLC on Vimeo. I expect President Trump’s policies to produce a pause in our market. Here’s what you can do to take advantage of that pause.  Now that the new president is in office, what other changes can you expect him to... Read More