Real estate buyers or sellers from other parts of the world rely on the real estate professional’s guidance and market knowledge to make decisions. When distance, language, and culture figure into the transaction, the real estate professional’s guidance gains even more importance.
Conducting foreign transactions requires a real estate professional with a unique knowledge base and skill set. Knowledge of foreign markets, the metric system of measurement, varying tax laws, visa regulations, currency fluctuations from offer to closing, value concepts and compiling property data for decision making are all key pieces of an international transaction.
This course examines how customary real estate practices need to be modified when working with international clients or properties. For that reason, it is important for international professionals to be familiar with the skills presented in this course.
This course provides the tools and concepts real estate professionals need to serve clients and customers in the global real estate market. Students learn how to research markets, convert metric measures, monitor currency trends, alert clients to tax and visa matters, and follow a process for compiling transaction information. This course is one of the two core courses required to earn the Certified International Property Specialist designation.
Instructor Overview: David Wyant
David Wyant has represented multiple international corporations on every continent. He has lived, bought, sold property and operated his own company internationally. He is able to communicate his experiences effectively and welcomes the opportunity to share his knowledge with other professionals. He began working with real estate professionals in the early 1990's extending technology to individuals and corporations in Florida. He has taught and lectured across the world on topics ranging from marketing and strategy development to international finance and business planning. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia, the Amos Tuck Senior Executive program at Dartmouth, IBM's Senior International Financial Executive School in Brussels, and the Instructor Training Institute.
David serves the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® as a faculty member for the Certification as an International Property Specialist (CIPS) and is a Florida licensed Real Estate Instructor and Broker. Service to his local association includes Director, Secretary, Treasurer and President and he was recognized by his peers as REALTOR® of the Year in 2006. He has served as a State level Director and member of the International Operations Committee and the Florida Orlando and Daytona Beach International Councils. He also serves as President of the local Lions Club International and Ambassador for the local Chamber of Commerce.
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You will have access to your course for 12 months from the date of purchase. After one year, the course will expire. No extensions will be given after the course expires; if you do not complete the course during the 12-month timeframe, you will need to repurchase it at full price and start again at the beginning.
Continuing Education Information
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