Just for Grins

What's the most outrageous request an international client has made? CIPS designees have lots of interesting stories to tell, but here are several favorites:

"A Brit asked me to contact the Governor when he ran afoul of Florida's driver license restrictions."

"I'm in Florida for a day. Can you show me listings in Tampa, Orlando, Naples, and Miami that afternoon?"

"Can I bring a camel?"

"Can you get rid of the grave on the property?"

"One client asked if I could find him a wife. I told him while I was full service, that meant full service on real estate only."

"One client wanted a train line removed that passed behind the house because the train would take away their luck as it passed."

"I had a client who wanted me to buy a property and bill them."

"I'd like to buy property in Las Vegas with an ocean view."

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Global Perspectives in Real Estate is a resource for global professionals, aimed at helping them globalize their local markets. Produced bi-monthly, this newsletter serves as a how-to guide and is full of useful and actionable tips. A free subscription is given to all Certified International Property Specialists (CIPS) designees.

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