Being a REALTOR® Archive

Congrats to the Global Achievement Program Winners!

Each year, we (NAR Global) send a 14-page application out to all of our Global Business Councils. In those pages, we ask some very simple questions, and then some significantly more complicated questions, all with the intent to grasp...
November 1, 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...

The International Importance of REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo

I hope all of you were able to join us last week in Washington, D.C., for the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo! More than 9,000 industry professionals to take an active role to advance the real estate industry, public...

Keeping an Eye on Currency

The state of the global economy is constantly changing. Markets fluctuate within the blink of an eye, bringing currency values around the world with them. These changes matter whether they are big or small. Even a seemingly minor change...
February 6, 2018

Americans Moving Overseas. –How to prepare.

Thanks to our many resources, you probably have a good idea who is buying up property in the United States. However, have you considered looking at the countries Americans are moving to? The U.S. State Department estimated that 9...

Going Global in 2018

It’s never too early or late to amplify your client base and referral partners by going global. Is your New Year’s resolution to go global this year? Here’s a short checklist to help you get started: Earn your CIPS...
January 2, 2018

Get Started in Commercial Real Estate

Last year, foreign buyers spent over $200 billion on U.S. properties in markets of all sizes, and in all 50 states. These deals were both residential and commercial transactions. A great way newly licensed agents and/or residential agents can...
December 19, 2017

Breaking Barriers: Overcome Challenges in International Real Estate

If international real estate was easy, everyone would be doing it! It is a challenging discipline, but those who are committed stand to gain a lot – from strong business contacts, to a new view on the world and...
December 12, 2017

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

International Flavor in Chicago

Thank you to all who joined us for the 2017 REALTORS® Conference & Expo! This year we hosted close to 1,500 international members representing 67 countries and nearly 500 CIPS designees in Chicago. NAR also officially welcomed three new...
November 14, 2017