CIPS – Certified International Property Specialist

CIPS logoThe 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.

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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

“Based on 2013 survey data, the median income of REALTORS® without a designation was $33,500, and the median income of those with at least one designation was $61,100. The difference between the two is $27,600.”  NAR

SPECIAL FOR THE UPCOMING CNE designation course, and the CIPS INSTITUTE, MAY AND JUNE 2015:

Enjoy a wonderful condominium or villa in the luxury Las Ventanas development overlooking Cabo San Lucas.   Visit www.portusmexico.com

Invite a friend or two to join you and share the costs!   A two bedroom condo is 220.US per night and a three bedroom villa is 270.US per night.

FREE SHUTTLE DAILY FROM LAS VENTANAS TO THE CLASSROOM.!

for additional information about Las Ventanas and registration for a condo or a villa, please contact reservations@portusmexico.com.

 

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FULL FIVE DAY INSTITUTE

CORE COURSES:

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 

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:

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.

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.

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.

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