Brokerage

The novel approach one Miami broker is taking to break $1B the 1st year

The Marines instilled teamwork, but one man takes it a step further in real estate

When David Kurz got out of the Marine Corps in 2004, he jumped into real estate at the behest of his cousin, who worked in mortgages. Suffice to say, without rehashing the tumultuous years of the housing crisis, the next few years were quite a learning experience for him. David Kurz, founder of Kurz Real Estate Corp After nine years serving in the military, Kurz started working at Corpac Steel Products before earning his real estate license. He then went on to work with Keller Williams and Douglas Elliman Real Estate Miami. Kurz survived his first years in real estate through short sales and bank-owned properties, but has since up and on. In August, he opened the doors to Kurz Real Estate CorpĀ in Coconut Grove. His aim is to shake things up by taking the traditional broker model and modernizing it. Taking cues from the tech industry In Kurz's eyes, the real estate industry is shifting, which promotes a shift in the broker's business model. But even there he sees ...