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Colin Johnson

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Premier Agent

Associate Broker- MBA, GREEN, Principle Broker Virginia, Associate Broker Maryland, Associate Broker District of Columbia (9 years experience)

11 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Relocation,
Consulting

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I am part of a full service real estate group at John C Formant Real Estate that serves the Washington, DC metro area.

 

How Can I Help You:

My focus is Residential and Small Commercial Properties in and around Washington DC, MD, and VA market.  My goal is simple "Results Driven Real Estate," let me take the concern out of real estate.

 

Experience*:

Over $10 million in sales

Seller Representation:2.23% ABOVE Average Listing Price vs. Average Closing Price

28 AVERAGE Days on Market per listing

Buyer Representation:2.6% BELOW Average Listing Price vs. Average Closing Price

Investor/ Landlord Representation:Over $1 million in rented property

Over 30,000 sq ft managed space

ABOUT ME:

  • Degrees: MBA in Real Estate Finance and Focus in Marketing from George Washington University
  • Licensing: DC and MD and have a partner licensed in DC and VA.  GREEN (NAR energy and sustainable property designation)
  • Affiliations: GCAAR (Greater Capitol Area Association of Realtors), NAR (National Association of Realtors)
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(240) 403-7233 ext. 202

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Listings & Sales  

  • For Sale
  • For Rent
  • Sold

Active Listings  

(5)
Property Address
Bed / Bath
Price

Past Sales  

(73 all-time)
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Sold Date
Price
Sell-side
11/23/2014
$335,000

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11/23/2014 - Sell-side - $335,000

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Sell-side
11/13/2014
$317,000

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11/13/2014 - Sell-side - $317,000

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Sell-side
10/23/2014
$470,000

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10/23/2014 - Sell-side - $470,000

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Sell-side
09/09/2014
$399,500

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09/09/2014 - Sell-side - $399,500

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Buy-side
07/29/2014
$505,000

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07/29/2014 - Buy-side - $505,000

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Ratings & Reviews

  
 

12/17/2014 - paintspalt
Sold a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $350K in Lorton, VA.

I know I will never find an agent as good as Colin Johnson. I have dealt with a few Real Estate Agents before - but Colin is in a different ball park as the rest. He impressed me from the get go and continued to do a better job with each situation that arose until our house had sold. We did it together but I heavily replied on his expertise and opinion. He knows what he's doing, and despite me being a control freak, I trusted him and with a lot of patience and hard work, we sold our house to the right buyers for the best price in a good short time! There were a lot of things that happened out of our control, but taking his advice, the situation worked out above and beyond what I hoped. He did a lot of conversing and negotiation on our behalf and i'm not sure anyone else could have gotten us a better deal. He knew exactly what we needed and wanted out of this - we told him the first time we met - and he never forgot. It was like he had a database of our info from every conversation and was able to recall it as needed. I have never had a realtor show up with statistics on selling houses as to know what to expect - he did which made it so much easier to know what to expect. Colin was clear, upfront, direct and truthful. He never falsified anything, he wasn't vague, he said what needed to be said , when it needed to be said. When he came over before the professional photographer showed up to take the pictures - he came 2 hours early, in shorts prepared to mow our lawn and vacuum the house. Who does that? Who helps buyers like that? Colin did and Colin does! This guy was amazing and restored our faith in good honest hard working people! He comes HIGHLY recommended by my husband and I.  More Less 

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Response from Colin on 12/19/2014

Colleen it was amazing to work with you on the sale of your home. Having a great partner to get you the best outcome is key. Selling your property involves juggling your move, family needs, and property value. I pride myself on listening to those components and achieving the best I can for you and your property. I am glad we didn't settle on the WRONG situation and we were able to line you up with the RIGHT win!

 

  

12/05/2014 - zuser20141129085231265
Helped me rent a Single Family home in Shaw, Washington, DC.

Our house caught fire and we sustained catastrophic losses. We needed to find temporary housing, and fast, while our house was under construction. Colin helped us find the perfect temporary house for us in record time; we were able to move into our new place in under 72 hours from when we first contacted him. We couldn't be more grateful.  More Less 

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Response from Colin on 12/19/2014

Moving is stressful enough and moving when you are tragically force out of your house and home. I am glad I was able to coordinate all of the pieces between you, your insurance company, property management company, and owner to make this unfortunate situation a little more reasonable.

 

  

11/01/2014 - joel cervelloni
Bought a Townhouse home in 2014 for approximately $550K in Barney Circle, Washington, DC.

We enjoy working with Colin and look forward to working with him again. We began working with Colin this spring, looking for potential places to live in and eventually use as an investment potential. One particular property caught our eye that had a lot of potential, but some complications regarding an estate. Colin advised us throughout the process and informed us of the concerns he had with the situation and we continued to look. Colin brought us to many properties on and off the market. In fact, the house we bought wasn’t even on the market. He managed to bring in contractors to provide estimates before we began negotiating. He's very consultative in his approach, providing great advice on how to build wealth through real estate investments.  More Less 

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Response from Colin on 12/19/2014

Joel it was amazing to work with you as you grow your personal investment portfolio. It is unique in this market to partner with an agent who is not just looking for the CURRENT value, but consider the FUTURE value. Many opportunities exist in all kinds of markets whether it is increasing or decreasing and creating a strategy for the specific situation is what sets me apart from many of my peers. I look forward to many more opportunities and exciting discussions in the years to come regarding your real estate needs.

 

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