Course Length: 
Classroom: 1 day; Online: 6-8 hours
Available Online: 
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Designation or Certification: 
Accredited Buyer’s Representative® (ABR®), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)
Global Real Estate: Local Markets is the prerequisite course to earning the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation. The course introduces real estate professionals to the basic skills and knowledge necessary to facilitate international real estate transactions. 

Course Objectives:

This course will create an awareness of:
  • Globalization of economies
  • International capital flow
  • Effects of currency exchange on transactions
  • Basic principles and trends in international investment
  • U.S. regulation of inbound investment
  • Cross-cultural relationships
  • Diversity and inclusive real estate practices
  • Marketing and business planning strategies
  • Roles and expectations in international transactions

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