Erik Sellfors, a brief profile:
Time in business: 35 years. 731 closed sales in the last decade.
Erik Sellfors is the Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Coast and Valley. For the last 35 years, he has specialized in representing home sellers and buyers in the Ventura and Los Angeles counties.
At eight years old, he began flipping homes and managing rentals with his parents. He started his career in 1987 during his sophomore year in college by working for Merrill Lynch Realty. He recognized early on that real estate was his passion. Having a forte for financial analysis, he joined the commercial real estate firm of Marcus and Millichap in 1989. At M&M, he represented investor clients in acquiring and managing 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.
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.
In 1992, Erik began selling REO homes. 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 hedge funds to assist them in the sale of their foreclosed/REO assets. Erik is an approved Fannie Mae direct broker. He has been proud to help Fannie Mae and their buyers in their venture to provide new homes through their HomePath initiative.
Erik is the California Master broker for the NRBA.
He serves on the board of NADP (formerly REOMAC) and chairs their legislative and advocacy committee.
Erik also serves on the LGRC committee of his local board of Realtors.
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.
- Practicing real estate since 1987
- Sold over 1,200 properties
- Broker and Owner of RE/MAX Coast and Valley
- RE/MAX Hall of Fame recipient
- RE/MAX Diamond Award recipient
- RE/MAX Chairman's Award Recipient
- California Master broker for the National REO Broker's Association (NRBA)
- Board member of the National Association of Default Professionals (Formerly REOMAC)
- Chairman of the Legislation & Advocacy committee for NADP
- Member of of the CSMAOR Legislation and advocacy committee
- Rotary- Paul Harris Fellow
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
California Department of Real Estate BROKER: 00964871
Fannie Mae approved agent
HUD- Housing and Urban Development NAID
Certified Foreclosure/REO agent
Certified Short Sale agent
Certified Rental Property Manager
COMMITTEES AND VOLUNTEERING:
2021 to present- Erik serves as the master broker of Southern California for the NRBA.
2021 to present- Erik sits on the board of NADP and chairs the Legislation and Advocacy committee.
2022 to present- Erik sits on the CSMAOR Legislation and Advocacy committee.
2016-2017- HOA Board president, Courchevel in Mammoth Lakes
Numerous Rotary functions