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5 Myths About International Real Estate

International business can seem like a daunting venture. From language to culture to business practices, the potential complications are enough to make a seasoned real estate professional hand a foreign client to “someone more international.” But why hand that...

NAR Supports Pending FIRPTA Legislation

While NAR has existing policy on immigration reform that touches on the principles that should ideally govern the taxation of foreign citizens investing in U.S. real estate, no policy explicitly mentions the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act...
June 9, 2014

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...

International Retirement Hot Spots and Emerging Markets

CIPS designees receive a printed, mailed version of the Global Perspectives newsletter as a member benefit. Past issues are made public on realtor.org within 2 months of publication. This blog post is based on the December 2013 issue covering...

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...

International Student Opportunities

International students are growing in importance – for schools and real estate agents alike. Universities and colleges in the United States and around the world are actively working to grow their international enrollment for the prestige, intellectual capital, and...

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...

Why “Minority” is Losing its Meaning

What does the word “minority” mean? Well, in four U.S. states, the answer is…nothing. Though the term is commonly used in reference to any racial or ethnic group numerically less than half the general population, this word is displeasing...

Global Real Estate Link Roundup

Global Real Estate Link Roundup Well friends, my plan wasn’t to become an RSS feed, but there have been some particularly interesting articles recently that I wanted to share with you. International real estate is not reserved for the...