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General Information
REALTOR® Association Number:
REALTOR® Association Name:
525 S Virgil Ave
Los Angeles
Zip Code:
Association Phone:
Association Fax:
Association E-mail:
Association Web Site:
Global Business Council Name:
International Forum and International Real Estate Section
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Current number of members:
Formation Date:
Global Council Phone:
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Global Council Contact:
Karen Chen
Global Council Email:
Primary Volunteer Contact:
Carlos Rivas, Chairman of the International Forum

Governance, Structure & Budget

Impetus for Group's Formation:
The International Real Estate Section is dedicated to maximizing the ability of C.A.R. members to take advantage of the growing earnings potential associated with the increasing globalization of the real estate business.

The Real Estate Section maximizes the ability of CAR members to take advantage of the growing earnings potential associated with increasing globalization of real estate business. It strives to establish a significant leadership role for all levels of organized real estate within the international business community and hopes to attract and retain professional practitioners in the REALTOR® community.
Who/What oversees activities:
International Forum Leadership Team comprised of a chair, two vice chairs, and a liaison from the Executive Committee.
Leadership Positions:
Chair & Vice Chairs
Current Global Council Chair:
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Current Global Council Vice-Chair:
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How are members appointed to positions?
Terms of appointment:
Membership open/limited to:
Membership Fee:
CAR Members $25
US Residents $124
International (Non-US Resident) $160
Amount of seed money committed:
The Section is somewhat self-supporting and is partially financed by its members. CAR partially subsidizes the effort with staff time.

Member Services

Core member Benefits:
Free access to the International Bulletin Board. Access to C.A.R.'s multilingual directory, available on-line or hard copy for a minimal cost. Free referral roster of International Section members. Free marketing of International website to foreign Real Estate organizations. Free e-mail newsletter covering issues of international housing economics, international initiatives, notices of transactional customs abroad, tax laws, etc. International networking opportunities.

Oversees activities are minimal. In the first year, a small delegation went to Osaka, Japan and Paris, France. CAR entertained visitors from New Zealand, South Australia, Japan and Mainland China. Typically, these activities are not financed by CAR.

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