International Congress in Miami!
Here is the information for the International Congress in November. We are a cooperating sponsor with Miami and our members can attend for the Miami price of $199. For more information click here-
Staff Liaison: Sharon
NAR’s research team has completed its 2013 Profile
of International Home Buyers in Florida. This report is annually
commissioned by the public policy department at Florida Realtors, and is
entirely the work of NAR’s research staff. View Report-
Foreign buyers and recent immigrants purchased 7% of the total U.S. residential market last year, paid a higher median price, and paid cash 55% of the time. Find resources in this section on how to diversify your market to include this global buyer.
Global clients can be found in every part of the U.S., including some surprising places. But for many agents who want to grow their global business, the biggest challenge is knowing how to find them. This issue of Global Perspectives helps you tackle that challenge by illustrating ways to pinpoint potential clients and cultivate relationships with them, using two specific examples—a case study of Colorado and a snapshot of working with Japanese clients. Download the June 2011 issue (PDF: 4 MB)
Stand out on a global level.
The CIPS Designation is the only designation of its kind in the real estate community. It’s synonymous with advanced expertise, a global perspective and distinct understanding of a global buyer, and comes with powerful brand recognition with designees in nearly 40 countries.
By earning your CIPS Designation, you instantly align yourself with the best in the business, and join our influential network of international professionals. Don’t just give your business a global spin; take your business to the global level. The CIPS Designation can also increase your earning potential – on average, CIPS designees earn $50,000 more than non-CIPS designees from real estate sales annually. Don’t miss the opportunity to broaden your business potential – get started now!
The first of four presentations that Doug Devitre is doing for Florida Realtors Global Outreach Program on International Business.
Profile of International Clients from Canada
Canada has remained as the top source of international clients purchasing U.S. property, as reported in the National Association of REALTORS® 2013 Profile of International Home Buying Activity, which summarizes the survey responses of over 3,300 REALTORS® for the 12 months ended March 2013. Approximately 71 percent of reported purchases by Canadian buyers were for properties in Florida, Arizona, and California. – Read more