Real Estate Affiliations & Credentials

Bernadette Radie & Lawrence Belland are proud members of the following professional Real Estate Associations.


Lawrence Belland is a licensed principal broker with the State Of CA, Or & Wa. The California Legislature enacted the nation’s first real estate license law in 1917. Providing for the licensing and regulation of real estate licensees, this law continues to serve as a model for similar legislation in many other states. The California Department of Real Estate (DRE) continues to enjoy a nationwide reputation as a leader in real estate licensing and regulation. DRE # 01135791   #00963782


The Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) is the highest Designation awarded to sales associates in the residential sales field. The CRS Designation recognizes professional accomplishments in both experience and education. Since 1977 the Council of Residential Specialists has been conferring the CRS Designation on agents who meet its stringent requirements. Currently, there are more than 30,000 active CRS Designees.



“The mission of the Orange County Association of REALTORS® is to promote the REALTOR® Code of Ethics; to provide education, services and resources to our members; and to advocate the protection of real property rights


e-PRO Internet Professional Certification is a revolutionary new training program, presented entirely online, to certify real estate agents and brokers as Internet Professionals. Comprehensive and educational, e-Pro is the only certification program of its kind that is recognized and endorsed by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.



The Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource certification is administered by The Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council, (REBAC) a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Association of REALTORS®.


The purpose of the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® is to serve its membership in developing and promoting programs and services that will enhance the members’ freedom and ability to conduct their individual businesses successfully with integrity and competency, and through collective action, to promote the preservation of real property.


A Certified Distressed Property Expert® is a real estate professional with specific understanding of the complex issues confronting the real estate industry, and the foreclosure avoidance options available to homeowners. Through comprehensive training and experience, CDPEs are able to provide solutions for homeowners facing hardships in today’s market.



The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and its affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils provide a wide-range of programs and services that assist members in increasing skills, proficiency, and knowledge.



Member of the Nationwide Foreclosed Home Listing Service. A vibrant exchange where 959,773 lenders, vendors and agents have handled over 77.41 million transactions. Lenders connect to the EQ Marketplace to find listing agents and place orders with vendors. Agents and vendors connect to receive orders and seamlessly deliver their products and services back into the lender’s desktop application.



Premiere Asset Services  is an industry leading third party REO outsourcer and evaluations services provider operating at scale and on a nationwide basis. PAS, a division of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage


The CMPS® certification is the first and most prestigious mortgage planning certification program in the industry. CMPS is a training, certification and ongoing membership program for financial professionals who provide mortgage and real estate equity advice. Recognized for its preeminence within the industry, the CMPS curriculum represents the core knowledge expected of residential mortgage advisors, regardless of the diversity of specializations within the industry.


Certified Hafa Agent and Foreclosure Prevention Specialist. The most rigorous and comprehensive training program for Realtor to help homeowners process and implement the The Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA) Program The Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA) Program is a government-sponsored initiative led by the US Treasury Department assisting all Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP)-eligible homeowners in avoiding foreclosure, specifically through short sales or deeds-in-lieu.