Professional Development Archive

How Eastern Bergen County REALTORS® Raised Their International Profile

Is your association putting on a global event? You might consider borrowing ideas from the Eastern Bergen County Association of REALTORS®’ Global Business Council, which held a “Day of Global Business” last Thursday. During the day, 30 members attended...

3 Interesting Things I’ve Learned From the CIPS Institute (So Far)

One of the things to know about the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Institute is that there’s a lot of ground to cover. It features five full days of courses, with in-depth looks at global business, real estate practices...

4 Obstacles to Clearing an International Transaction and How to Overcome Them

Talking to Realtors® from Florida to California, even the most seasoned professionals (CIPS designees included!) experience challenges in closing international transactions. Foreign buyers have unique circumstances when it comes to buying American real estate than established U.S. residents. While...

Finding Global Buyers in Your Area

Do you think global buyers don’t exist in your area? I’ll bet they do. You don’t have to look hard – just with a different perspective. Here are a few things to consider before making the assumption that global...