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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

How Missouri REALTORS® Sees the ‘Bigger Picture’

Spoiler alert: Is your Global Council aiming for that Platinum Global Achievement Award level? This idea will help get you there – keep reading! It’s Labor Day weekend, which means it’s back to school and students all over America...
September 2, 2018

Networking Events – What’s Coming Up?

This business is all about networking. The importance of connecting with people is not lost on real estate professionals. But what can get lost is time and money, if you are not connecting with the right people in the...
January 25, 2018

Survey Says! CIPS designees: more money, diverse, and engaged

We didn’t quite conduct the survey Family-Feud style – although that might make for a fun Advisory Board idea next year! – but the results of the 2017 CIPS Designee survey are in! Special thanks to those who filled...

Working Internationally: Advice for REALTORS®, from REALTORS®

We are really excited to announce a new book in the REALTOR® Store, The Little Purple Book: International Rules to Live By for REALTORS®. If you’re already familiar with the Little Book series, you will know that these are pocket...
October 20, 2017

American Buyers Moving to Canada

“I’m moving to Canada” seems to be a popular phrase in America these days. But who is actually backing up this claim with home searches? The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has published an excellent heat map showing which...
October 10, 2017

NAR Wins Worldwide Trademark Award

NAR’s legal team works hard to protect the REALTOR® brand all over the world – and now they can add “award-winning” to their title! The World Trademark Review (WTR) recently awarded NAR’s Legal Affairs team as its 2016 not-for-profit...

Beyond the Pin: Getting Involved in International

The CIPS designation is an important step in boosting your profile as an international specialist. The training, network, and prestige that it offers are valuable assets in attracting international clientele. So what lies “beyond the pin”?  After the classes,...
February 8, 2016

Catching Up from Conference

by Julie Collins It’s been a week since most of us returned home from the REALTORS® Conference & Expo, and I think it’s taken this long to catch up! As always, it was an overwhelmingly rewarding week in San...
November 24, 2015

Closing Gift Guidelines for Global Real Estate Practitioners

“Don’t gift wrap the steak knives just yet!” When it comes to gift giving, sometimes, the age-old adage, “it’s the thought that counts” just doesn’t apply. If you are a real estate practitioner focused on global business, you know...
September 15, 2015