How To Be An Investment Real Estate Agent

About Broker Steve

So why should you read any of this Steve’s articles or watch his videos on YouTube?  Well for starters in a short period of time he has experienced a lot in the real estate industry.  Both failures and successes, all of which you can learn a lot from.


Steve Daria was raised in New Jersey and move to Florida in 1999.  In 2002 while in college, he got his real estate license.  In 2004, he teamed up with his sister Jennifer and cofounded Maxim Realtors in 2006.

They grew that organization to 2 offices in Fort Myers, Fl and Bonita Beach with over 60 real estate agents.  In 2018, they sold a portion of their organization to a brokerage from the United Kingdom.  Those partners also converted their Orlando Florida office to a Maxim office.

Sales Experience

Steve has sold many property types over the years including but not limited to large vacant land, single family residential, commercial office space and large income-producing real estate portfolios.

Steve has worked with individuals, families, small investors and even large hedge fund investors like  Blackstone (Invitation Homes) selling them over 140 SF homes in less than 8 months.

Steve has had exclusive rights for 3 developers over the years so far and his team sold out everyone.  Two were new home developments and one a condo conversion.

Real Estate Investor

Steve is an avid investor.  You will also find some useful content on this site pertaining to real estate investing.  He concentrates on buying and flipping, buying income property with value-add and also purchases smaller land packages to improve and resell.

Agent Coaching / Training

Steve has been a real estate coach for several years now coaching his agents within Maxim Realtors.  He has gained much experience and knowledge and decided to create this site and his YouTube Channel SteveInvests to share all his knowledge and resources with real estate agents and brokers like yourself.  All content is written directly by Steve.

Dedication To Real Estate Agents & Brokers

Steve and his team are always coming up with more resources and creative marketing tactics to grow real estate businesses.  So bookmark this site.  Go through all the articles, resources and courses and keep checking back.

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