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Power of 10: Another Reason to Register for Destination LA

A few weeks ago, we shared seven reasons why you should consider attending the upcoming Destination LA conference taking place Oct. 2-3 in Pasadena, Calif. Here’s another one: The National Association of REALTORS® will issue a $25 gift card to...

Are Your Clients Overpaying to Move Funds From Country to Country?

Buyers who are looking to purchase property in a country where they aren’t currently citizens or legal residents will almost certainly have to move funds into that country — and will have to pay a host of fees to...

Global Business: Bigger Than You Think

International business investment in the United States is so pervasive that it sometimes surprises even people who spend a lot of time paying attention to this stuff. CIPS designees from around the country discovered this while visiting the Swedish...

Going Global Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank

If your association is looking to start or grow its global business council, there might be initial concerns about the resources that will be required. This is understandable. After all, it frequently takes time, effort and money to get...

7 Reasons to Attend ‘Destination LA’ in October

Want to get timely, relevant information about global business, interact with like-minded real estate pros, and experience the beauty, glamour and excitement of Southern California? Do it all at the Destination LA event this October! Destination LA, presented by...

O Canada! REALTOR® Magazine Selects First Non-U.S. 30 Under 30 Honoree

For more than a decade, REALTOR® Magazine, the official member publication of the National Association of REALTORS®, has honored some of the industry’s brightest rising stars each year with its 30 Under 30 program. As the title suggests, 30...

A Video Postcard From Southern California

Thanks to inexpensive and easy-to-use online tools, it’s never been easier for real estate practitioners to connect with their colleagues in other countries. The Tri-Counties Association of REALTORS®, based in Walnut, Calif., recently provided an example of how REALTOR®...

‘Fideicomiso’ Staying Put

An amendment to Article 27 of the Mexican Constitution, which would have permitted foreigners to purchase property in the country’s restricted zone, was rejected on a procedural technicality, according to a communication issued by Mexico’s Secretary of Government (SEGOB)....

Gain a Greater Understanding of Global Clients

When trying to successfully navigate real estate transactions with clients from overseas, it’s critical to make an effort to connect with them on a cultural level. That was the message shared by Tim Hur, a REALTOR® and 2014 chair...

Global Challenges: At the State Level

At the State and Local Forum on Global Business in November 2013 in San Francisco, leaders on the association staff and member side gathered to discuss best practices, new ideas and challenges involved with starting or growing global programs...
January 15, 2014