CIPS Archive

CIPS…My past week!

by Richard Silver, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, Toronto, Ontario Over the past week (July 8-August 1,2014), I have been very honoured to be a guest of the National Association of REALTORS in the U.S. or as I like call...

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...

AMPI Summit – Global Takeaways, Impact to NAR Members

by JoAnne E. Poole, 2014 NAR Vice President I had the pleasure of leading up a 100+ member delegation of REALTORS® from across the country to attend the second “AMPI Summit,” held in the city of Tulum, Mexico and...

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...

Global Business: Bigger Than You Think

International business investment in the United States is so pervasive that it sometimes surprises even people who spend a lot of time paying attention to this stuff. CIPS designees from around the country discovered this while visiting the Swedish...

Embassy Visits Yield Benefits for CIPS Designees

Each year, CIPS designees are entered into a lottery drawing for an opportunity to visit one of four embassies in Washington, D.C., during the REALTOR® Party Convention & Trade Expo. These visits are among the many benefits that come...

7 Reasons to Attend ‘Destination LA’ in October

Want to get timely, relevant information about global business, interact with like-minded real estate pros, and experience the beauty, glamour and excitement of Southern California? Do it all at the Destination LA event this October! Destination LA, presented by...

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...

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...

Global Challenges: Limited Resources

At the State and Local Forum on Global Business in San Francisco last month, leaders on the association staff and member side gathered to discuss best practices, new ideas and challenges involved with starting or growing global programs at...
January 3, 2014