Time in business: 33 years. Number of sales in last 10 years: 649
Erik Sellfors is the Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Coast and Valley. For the last 33 years, he has specialized in representing home sellers and buyers in the Ventura and Los Angeles counties.
At 8 years old he began flipping homes and managing rentals with his parents. He began his career in 1987 during his sophomore year in college. He recognized early on that real estate was his passion. At age 19 he began his career with Merrill Lynch Realty. Having a forte for financial analysis, he joined the commercial real estate firm of Marcus and Millichap in 1989. There, he represented investor clients in the acquisition and disposition of their large income producing holdings such as apartment buildings and retail centers. In 1993 he was asked to become the assistant manager of Coldwell Banker in
Woodland Hills. There he went through the management program being groomed to later manage an office.
Erik joined RE/MAX in 2002 and became one of their top-producing agents. In 2007, Erik was awarded the “Chairman’s Award” signifying outstanding sales production. In 2008, he was the#1 agent in Simi Valley, the 5th largest producer in the country and 11th worldwide. He was awarded the prestigious “Diamond” award given to very few associates each year. In 2008 Erik was inducted into the RE/MAX “Hall of Fame.” In 2009, he received the honorable “Lifetime Achievement” award.
Erik is a member of numerous industry associations including the National Association of Realtors, the California Association of Realtors, and the Conejo/Simi Board of Realtors. He is highly trained and has the CDPE / short sale accreditation. Over the last 30 years, Erik has been hired by many of the nation's largest banks including Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Chase, Indymac, and numerous Wall Street hedge funds to assist them in the sale of their non-performing assets. Erik is an approved Fannie Mae direct broker. He has been proud to assist Fannie Mae and their buyers in their venture to provide new homes through their HomePath initiative.
While at San Diego State, he raced on the ski team. Skiing remains a passion today and he regularly skis
Mammoth with his family. Growing up on the beaches of Southern California he became a swimmer and loved to surf. He took up racing in triathlons in 1986 and competed in the Ironman in 2001. Flipping homes continues to be something that he is passionate about.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
California Department of Real Estate BROKER: 00964871,
Fannie Mae direct agent,
HUD- Housing and Urban Development NAID,
Certified Short Sale agent,
Certified Foreclosure/REO agent,
Certified Rental Property Manager.