2021-2022 FORCE Advisory Council Nominees

CHAIR of FORCE Advisory Council Nominees Elizabeth Borsuk-Bellonio: I believe I can bring a wealth of knowledge and ideas to the FORCE as we enter 2022. I have extensive experience in servicing distressed assets. My goal is to guide real estate agents in best practices on how to service properties and what to look for [...]

The Week Ahead: Eviction Moratoria Explained

This week, Safeguard Properties, which manages mortgage field services on vacant, defaulted, and foreclosed properties, hosts a webinar entitled, "Evictions: Maneuvering Through the Moratoriums," during which a panel of experts will detail and discuss the nuances of the latest federal, lending, and servicing rules related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the pundits will explain what [...]

No Surprise Here: Compass Files for IPO

One 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 Changing Landscape for Real Estate Agents

Leaders from across the housing industry provided commentary on how real estate agents can adapt and change their strategies amidst COVID-19 in a recent article from Forbes. Ed Delgado, Five Star’s President and CEO, was featured in the piece and discussed how agents need to present homebuying as an investment. “Agents have the responsibility to understand [...]

The Full FORCE Advantage

Ensure you’re accessing all the benefits your FORCE membership provides. The real estate industry is in a constant state of change. From new technology to new regulations and shifting trends in the market, it is vital that agents remain up-to-date on industry activity. The best way to stay ahead of the curve—the FORCE. The FORCE offers [...]

New Members, New Faces

Each quarter, the FORCE features some of its new members in its newsletter. Here are some of the agents we’ve recently welcomed to our network. Ellen J. Becker Coldwell Banker Alliance Group Realty I have been a Broker/REALTOR in the Onslow County, North Carolina area for over 30 years. The market has changed many times, [...]