CIPS Institute again in Los Cabos June 2014

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CIPS logoThe Second Certified International Property Specialist CIPS Institute in English in 2014 in Mexico will be held in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico from June 2 through 6, 2014. CIPS Institute designated Instructor will be Linda Jones Neil (CIPS, ABR, PIC, TRC).

The CIPS® designation prepares REALTORS® to service the growing international market in their local community by focusing on culture, exchange rates, investment trends, and legal issues.

The Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) is a prestigious designation created by (NAR) to help Realtors® prepare to do business in a global marketplace.

The CIPS Network comprises more than 2,000 real estate professionals from 50 countries. When you become a CIPS designee, you gain immediate access to business-enhancing products and services that are offered exclusively to CIPS designees.

International real estate opportunities are everywhere. New people move to Mexico from other countries every day and Mexicans in your current market invest in property abroad. The Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Designation will provide you with the knowledge, research, network and tools to globalize your business.

The CIPS Network comprises  more than 2,000 real estate professionals from 50 countries. When you become a CIPS designee, you gain immediate access to business-enhancing products and services that are offered exclusively to CIPS designees.

“THE CIPS DESIGNEE normally earns $50,000. USD more per annum than counterparts who do not have the designation.”    NAR

INVEST IN YOUR CAREER,    INVEST IN YOURSELF!!

Classes will start at 9 am and finish at 5 pm every day (lunch is included). The venue is CANACO building located at 20 de  Noviembre S/n, Cabo San Lucas, Centro, 23450 (phone 624 143 3828).

FULL FIVE DAY INSTITUTE FOR AMPI MEMBERS:

Early bird special discount is available if payment and registration received by or before May 10, 2014:

$  700.00 USD

Regular price is available if payment and registration received between:
May 11, and May 20, 2014:

$  775.00 USD

Last minute fee and registration received between:
May 11 and beginning of institute:

                                              $  800.00 USD

for individual courses (must begin with Global Real Estate, Local Markets and The Business of US Real Estate, pre-requisites for later courses):

$ 200.00 USD

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FULL FIVE DAY INSTITUTE FOR NON AMPI MEMBERS:

Early bird special discount is available if payment and registration received by or before May 10, 2014:

$  800.00 USD

Regular price is available if payment and registration received between
May 11, and May 20, 2014:

$  850.00 USD

Last minute fee and registration received between:
May 11 and beginning of institute:

$  875.00 USD

CIPS Institute schedule:

CORE COURSES:

MONDAY, June 2, Global Real Estate, Local Markets
This introductory course offers you an overview of the international real estate business environment, including capital flow, currencies, government regulations and cultures. Topics such as international brokerage, networking, marketing, and selling will also be discussed.

You must take this course before taking any other CIPS courses. Upon completion of this course, you will receive elective credit towards the ABR and CRS designation 

TUESDAY, June 3, The Business of US Real Estate

This course provides international real estate practitioners with knowledge of the role of real estate in the U.S. economy and society. The course will describe the role of real estate in the U.S. economy and society as well as knowledge of the U.S. real estate marketplace. The course materials provide information on the requirements, regulations, and laws associated with working as a real estate professional in the U.S. and skills for facilitating real estate transactions in the U.S. market. You must take this course before taking other CIPS courses on specific regions.

REGIONAL COURSES:

WEDNESDAY, June 4   Asia/Pacific & the International Real Estate

This course addresses real estate practices in Asia and the Pacific with emphasis on cultural influences, economic trends and assessment of investment opportunities. An extra chapter on working with the Japanese is also included.

THURSDAY, June 5   Europe & International Real Estate

This course provides you with insight in regards to working with clients in Western and Central Europe. Topics include: the European Union and its impact on international real estate, economic and real estate trends, networking and relationship building, and marketing and selling practices.

FRIDAY, June 6  The Americas & International Real Estate

This course offers you practical information on working with Caribbean, North, Central, and South American investors. Historical and cultural influences, regional relationship, and investment opportunities are covered along with a special focus on Mexico.

*Minimum of 20 students per class must be registered not later than May 10, 2014 in order for the institute to proceed.

*Any real estate practitioner may enroll and attend the classes.    Membership in AMPI is required prior to receiving the CIPS designation.

* For further information on the CIPS designation, please visit: http://www.realtor.org/designations-and-certifications/cips-designation   or contact linda@lindaneil.com

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