No Surprise Here: Compass Files for IPOOne of the worst-kept secrets in the real estate world was publicly confirmed this week as the residential brokerage Compass submitted a draft registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a potential initial public offering (IPO). Founded in 2012 by CEO Robert Reffkin and Executive Chairman Ori Allon, the New York City-headquartered Compass [...]
The Five Star Conference ExperienceSharon Tukay, Agent, New Harvest Realty What was your favorite part of the 2017 Five Star Conference? I truly enjoyed the FORCE Rally. Being able to personally meet and shake hands with the movers and shakers of our default industry was such an honor for me. I only wish I had more time to do [...]
2017 Outlook on Housing WebinarFeaturing Five Star Institute President and CEO Ed Delgado Ed Delgado, President and CEO of the Five Star Institute, addressed a few hundred FORCE members and industry partners during a webinar in February to offer his insights into the future of the housing industry. With a strengthening job market, rising interest rates, and a new [...]
The Big Event: Discussing the Five Star Conference and FORCE Rally
As this year’s Five Star Conference approaches, we interviewed FSC veterans to get their thoughts on how to get the most of this business-growing opportunity. Advisory council members Ruben Pena and Joyce Essex shared their thoughts on the conference and advice for those looking forward to their first conference.