Category Archives: Realtors® Corner

Do We Have To Pay A Realtor When We Buy A House?

 Are you worried about how you will pay your Realtor® when you buy your home?   It’s a common question that our team is asked by first time home-buyers.  According to the National Association of Realtors® 88% of buyers used a Realtor® to help them buy their home. There are a number of reasons to […]


Remember The Saying “Leaves Of Three Let It Be?”

Did you ever hear the phrase “leaves of three let it be”? For me I knew it meant a bad case of itching and plenty of calamine lotion was in my future. Recently I’ve found myself saying it when touring homes “staged” by someone without any sense of style. Realtors® please spend a little time […]


Never A Dull Moment In NoVA Real Estate

That may not be entirely true.  The days we spend sending paperwork back and forth to agents, lenders, title companies and clients aren’t exactly a thrill.  However there are days when you are out showing houses where you need to be prepared for just about anything. Yesterday it was an open house where nothing had […]


New VA Loan Limits For 2014

There have been a few changes to VA loans in 2014. VA does not have cap on how much you can borrow to finance your home. There are however limits on the amount of liability VA can assume, which usually affects the amount of money an institution will lend you. The loan limits are the […]


Thanks To Our Belmont Bay Neighbors

As 2013 comes to a close CJ Realty Group wanted to give a shout out to our Belmont Bay neighbors, friends and clients. Thanks to each of you for your participation in our Toys for Tots party. We were happy to see so many of you and to be able to help support a worthy […]


Thank You To All Military Spouses

Did you know that in 1984 President Reagan proclaimed the Friday before Mother’s Day of each year to be Military Spouse Appreciation Day?   The purpose of this special day is to thank military spouses for the support they give to their family an other military families, to honor their contributions to the communities where they […]


Liberty Manor New Homes In Woodbridge VA

Liberty Manor is a new development being built at the corner of Spriggs and Minneville Roads in Woodbridge VA. The community offers 59 home-sites and 5 detached homes models ranging in size from 2650 to 3008 SF (not including finished basements.) The builder DR Horton is currently offering up to $10,000 in closing cost with […]


Estates at Forest Glen New Homes In Manassas VA

Estates at Forest Glen is a small development built by Ryland Homes in Manassas VA.  There is only one street into the community and the homes are off the main circle and cul-de-sacs.  The neighborhood is just a few minutes from one shopping center with a Bloom Grocery store and a few miles from another […]


The Pain Stops For NoVa Short Sale Buyers

When you quit hitting your head against the wall. This post applies equally to buyers looking to purchase a short sale as to the agents who are writing the offers. Recently the phone rang with a frustrated buyer.  They wanted to fire their agent so they can work directly with the listing agent. Why? Seems […]


4th of July Celebrations in DC & NoVA for 2012

There is nothing better than a spectacular display of fireworks on the 4th of July.  The DC and Northern Virginia area offer a wide selection of places to take in a pyrotechnic display celebrating our nations Independence Day.   The Washington Monument of course is the sight for DC’s biggest display of Fireworks.  The only […]