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About Steve Kann

The RE/MAX Living team is made up of a dozen highly experienced REALTORs, several of whom are Associate Brokers, who live to serve each and every client at the highest level. We just love to go above and beyond to help our clients find their perfect homes!  And to help them sell their homes when they're ready to move on.

RE/MAX Living agents live and work in every part of the greater DC area, from Fredericksburg to Frederick, from Leesburg to Annapolis to Baltimore, and every city and town in between.  You're sure to get a local expert when you call us.

From Team Leader, Steve Kann: "I am a lifelong resident of Northern Virginia and have lived and/or worked in just about every major town in the area and know them well. My earlier career background in financial services, including mortgages and investments, helps him guide my clients through the process of buying/selling their home, the biggest investment most of us ever make! I ran the DC office of the 7th largest real estate brokerage in the U.S. and have negotiated & overseen 100s of millions of dollars in real estate transactions, so I've seen just about everything come up. This deep experience I bring to every client and every transaction." 

RE/MAX Living's Mission: "We are committed to supporting our clients' personal goals so they may live the lives of their dreams" - We do this through providing high levels of communication and service at every step of the way and long after the transaction is done.

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Real Estate Glossary Terms

  • Negative Cash Flow

    A situation where a real estate company spends more money than it receives within a stated period of time. This is an unfavorable situation that may result in financial difficulties. A situation in which real estate operating expenses and mortgage payment exceed rental income. ...

  • Underpinning

    Using beams on an interim basis while a structure is being built. Reinforcing a building with supports. A property. ...

  • Tax Foreclosure

    Property taken over by the government because the owner has failed to pay taxes on it. The property may revert back to the owner when the taxes are paid. If not, the government may sell the property to collect the amount due. ...

  • Following The Fortunes

    Reinsurance clause that stipulates that the reinsurer will be subject to the same fate as the ceding company. ...

  • Last Clear Chance

    Common law rule of negligence that imposes liability on an individual who had one last opportunity to avoid an accident but did not take it. An example is a driver who could have avoided hitting another automobile by applying his brakes but did not do so. One reason for not avoiding or even causing ...

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Risks And Rewards Of Selling Your Home Without A Realtor

Risks And Rewards Of Selling Your Home Without A Realtor

From the perspective of a home buyer, the position of a real estate agent can seem unjustified in its existence. Why in the world would you pay someone 6% commission on the total sale price of your home, just so that they can set up a couple signs in the yard and do some paperwork? On the face of it, it seems utterly preposterous; why not just sell your home without a ...

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The Do’s And Don’ts Of The Real Estate Code Of Ethics

The Do’s And Don’ts Of The Real Estate Code Of Ethics

In the real estate business, it’s no secret that flexible morals have had a presence in the field since the very beginning. Whether it’s real estate agents that conceal vital information to make the deal go through or real estate developers cutting corners on multi-million dollar housing projects, this business has a reputation for being less-than-reputable. ...

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How A Good Bio Can Kickstart Your Real Estate Career

How A Good Bio Can Kickstart Your Real Estate Career

As a real estate agent, it’s no secret that marketing is the key to good sales numbers. You’re not just selling real estate; you’re selling yourself. How you are perceived as a professional is the most important, most crucial and most notable aspect of your job. Regardless which region you live in, what type of real estate you sell or what you do in ...

Homebuyer Tips

Real Estate Niche: Green Homes

Real Estate Niche: Green Homes

Life in the 21st century is coming with some very welcome changes. Nowadays, it’s becoming more approachable to have a lifestyle that allows you to live more harmoniously with your environment. We're heading towards a much broader path towards sustainability. People are looking into what a sustainable lifestyle would ask of them, and what changes they would have ...

How Your Appearance Affects Your Sales

How Your Appearance Affects Your Sales

As a real estate professional, you’ve probably heard one person or another talk about “dressing for success” while they show you their new watch or tailored suit. This expression is used broadly in a lot of different ways, but in the world of real estate it actually holds a lot more meaning than you might imagine. A crucial aspect of working as a ...

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