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The Americas and International Real Estate
Topics: Global
Affiliation: GLOBAL
Format: Classroom, Online
The Americas & International Real Estate

Course Credits: Counts towards the CIPS Designation

Duration: 2 Days

Format: Classroom, Online

The Americas & International Real Estate is one of several international courses developed by NAR Global Business and Alliances of the National Association of REALTOR® (NAR). This course is designed to introduce real estate professionals to the basic skills and knowledge necessary to facilitate international real estate transactions. You must complete 3 of 4 regional courses required to earn the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation. This course is one of four regional courses.

This course is designed to benefit: experienced international professionals, individuals with real estate experience who are considering international specialization, and NAR general membership.

Overview

As we explore the Americas, statistics will be used to compare individual countries, examine their patterns of growth and determine their investment potential.

The Americas have experienced dramatic changes within the last few years. This course is designed to introduce real estate professionals to the basic skills and knowledge necessary to facilitate real estate transactions within the Americas by understanding regional differences.

Course Objective

The Americas introduces participants to the unique dimensions of international practice in North, Central and South America. The course is designed to introduce:

  • social, economic, political and geographical characteristics of major American countries.
  • laws and real estate practices in major American markets.
  • procedures to evaluate American investment patterns, investor profiles and opportunistic real estate activity.
  • methods to develop a business network that will enhance international practice with American clients and/or properties.
  • techniques to promote properties, markets and professional services.

Course Outline

Chapter 1: Review

  • Globalization
  • Converting Foreign Currencies and Measures

Chapter 2: Features of the Americas

  • Nations and Territories
  • Historical and Cultural Influences
  • Regions and Relationships
  • Economic Environments

Chapter 3: Economic Trends and Opportunity for Investment

  • Major Market Characteristics
  • Regional Trends
  • Economic Indicators

Chapter 4: How to Look at a Country

  • International Market Knowledge
  • The Country Assessment Model
  • Sample Analysis of a Country Profile: Brazil

Chapter 5: Working in the Americas - Mexico

  • Real Estate Opportunities
  • Getting Beyond the Basics
  • Networking and Relationships
  • Elements of a Transactions
  • Marketing and Selling Practices

Chapter 6: Country Profiles

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