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Working with Chinese Buyers can be Profitable…If You Know What You’re Doing

The National Association of REALTORS® recently released the 2014 Profile of International Home Buying Activity.  If you are interested in growing your global business, and you haven’t already reviewed this report, download it today. Included is a tremendous amount...

Brazilian Buyers And The World Cup

With the frenzy leading up to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, now just days away from kickoff, all eyes are on Brazil. The media coverage is intense, with outlets from around the world speculating on Brazil’s preparedness. But the...

You Don’t Have to Speak Another Language to be a Global Agent

  No hablo español!  我不会说中国话。 Et je ne parle pas français non plus.    No problem!   If you are concerned that you won’t find success as a global real estate practitioner because you don’t speak another language, think...

Escape Harsh Weather and Grow Your Global Network

Weather forecasters are calling for 6-8 more inches of snow in Chicago this weekend─ the polar vortex won’t be leaving the Windy City anytime soon. Depending on where you live, you too may be dreaming of the glory days...

Overcome Global Barriers

Overcome the Barriers that Stand between You, Your Client, and the Closing Table Real Estate professionals know that every real estate transaction is unique, each with its own complexity. However, professionals that work with global clients know that international...

Build your Global Team

If you are going to “go global” with your real estate business, know that you cannot do it solo. While every real estate transaction presents its own set of challenges, working with international clients often increases the odds of...

Do Your Homework!

Do your homework! NAR’s State by State International Business Reports We’ve all heard the age-old proverb, knowledge is power. Whether you are a politician, a fisherman, or a real estate professional, no matter the occupation, this adage offers sage...

What Miss America Can Teach Us About Indian-American Buyers and Sellers

Nina Davuluri, Miss New York, took home the crown during the 2013 Miss America competition last month. This is the first time in the history of the pageant that an Indian-American has been declared the winner. To quote Ms....

Tips to Help Build Cross-Culture Business Skills

“Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.” – Emily Post (1872-1960) Long before international business etiquette writer, Terri Morrison, penned Kiss,...

Tips to Attract International Buyers with your Online Presence

Back in 1996, Bill Gates first coined the term, “content is king.” Fast forward 17 years, and this adage still holds true− it’s probably more relevant today, than ever before. With changes to Google’s all-important ranking algorithms and the...