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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

New Resource: Business Practices Around the World

We are thrilled to announce a new resource, Real Estate Practices Around the World, available at nar.realtor/global/real-estate-practices-around-the-world. Countries who share borders or even some customs might seem so similar, it’s expected the real estate process works the same way....
November 16, 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...

How One Listing Launched a City to the Top

What’s in a listing?  Turns out, one listing can make a world of difference! Our colleagues at Move, Inc., who manage realtor.com/international, track the international traffic to the site. Their data is quite helpful in deciphering which countries are...

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

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