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Global Tech Series Part 4 – International Show & Tell

Intro to Global Tech Series by Craig Grant, President, EasyRealtySites and The Real Estate Technology Institute Welcome to our ongoing series of how to use and leverage technology to excel in today’s booming International Real Estate marketplace. In prior articles...

Global Tech Series Part 3 – How to Communicate Internationally

Intro to Global Tech Series by Craig Grant, President, EasyRealtySites and The Real Estate Technology Institute As covered in last month’s article, a recent study from the National Association of REALTORSⓇ estimates that in from March 2017-April 2018, foreign buyers...
December 19, 2018

Global Tech Series Part 2 – The International REALTORS® Tech Toolbox

Intro to Global Tech Series by Craig Grant, President, EasyRealtySites and The Real Estate Technology Institute A recent study from the National Association of REALTORS® estimates that in 2018, foreign buyers spent over $120 billion in U.S. residential real estate...
November 26, 2018

Global Tech Series – Introduction and resources to help you succeed

Intro to Global Tech Series by Craig Grant, President, EasyRealtySites and The Real Estate Technology Institute I was speaking with a REALTORⓇ the other day who indicated that because they had immigrated to America, they thought focusing on International real...

Real Estate – The Foundation of Freedom

by Mike Cobb, Chairman & CEO, ECI Development It was an honor to be nominated to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Realtors last fall. Accepting the role of Director was a decision I considered deeply...
December 7, 2017

NAR: Making a World of Difference

by Alejandro Escudero, Manager of Global Alliances and Business Development National Association of REALTORS® Colombia. A global success story. The NAR Global mission is “to render the global real estate markets accessible, profitable and ethical for REALTORS® to conduct...

Creating interactive marketing plans for cross-border business

by Nancy Macaluso, Portside Properties, Inc. and NAR President’s Liaison to South Africa  Hello All, To our surprise, my husband Tony and I were taking a break from work and turned on the television. Not much to watch, and...
December 2, 2016

REALTORS® Association of Jamaica: Celebrating History and Envisioning the Future

During the week of June 6, 2016, The Realtors® Association of Jamaica (RAJ) celebrated their 50th Anniversary. Led by President Edwin Wint, the RAJ is a bi-lateral partner of NAR with over 900 members – all of which are...

Global Business Councils: Boots on the Ground

by Lisa Calarco, Manager Global Business Development and Outreach, NAR Commercial and Global Services At the end of January, I had the opportunity to attend the Florida REALTORS® Mid-Winter Meetings in Orlando, FL, and meet with many of the...
February 22, 2016

15 Critical Questions to Ask When Buying Property Overseas: Water

This blog is the third in a 15-Part Series from Mike Cobb, CEO of ECI Development. As an offshore real estate and resort developer, Mike has used his experiences in Central America to create the “15 Critical Questions to...