Welcome to International Real EstatePresentation Transcript
WELCOME TO INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE WHERE WE … “THINK GLOBALLY WORK LOCALLY” Bridget Crowley Bayou City Lights Properties Houston, Texas (713) 376-5881 www.bayoucitylights.com
Working the System National Association of Realtors (NAR)http://www.realtor.org/ International Consortium of Real Estate Associations (ICREA) http://www.worldproperties.com/aboutICREA.aspx Alliance of 29 national real estate associations
Working the System (cont.) Mayor’s International Affairs & Development Council (MOIAD)http://www.houstontx.gov/moiad Calendar Newsletter Helen.firstname.lastname@example.org World Affairs Council of Houstonhttp://www.wachouston.org
International Consortium ofReal Estate Associations (ICREA) An alliance of 29 national real estate associationsrepresenting more than 2 million real estate professionals Members include real estate associations in: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela.
WorldProperties.com The ICREA website: http://www.worldproperties.com
Certified InternationalProperty Specialist (CIPS) A designation of the National Association of Realtors® Approx. 1500 CIPS designees in the world Approx. 106 CIPS in Texas Approx. 45 CIPS in Houston application with point system requirements Required prep class – International Real Estate for Local Markets 3 days studying countries 2 days of investment and finance A total of 5 exams
Transnational ReferralCertification (TRC) http://www.worldproperties.com/findTRC.aspx Focuses on the skills needed for making or receiving referrals Focuses on the procedures involved in using the Transnational Referral System developed by the ICREA.
Houston Association of Realtors® Can use Area 82 on HAR, Realtor.com and/or your own website – all are viewable by any internet user on the globe http://www.har.com/international/
FIABCI The International Real Estate Federation http://www.fiabci.com/ Membership: Individual $595 annually + $250 app. fee Young Professional $355 annually + $250 app. Fee ? $250 application fees are being waived this year GO TO: www.fiabci-usa.com
CONSULATE OFFICES LOCATED IN HOUSTON & WEBSITESREFERENCED IN THIS PRESENTATION Print-outs of the consulate offices located in Houston are in your printed materials. Also in your printed materials you will find a print-out of the websites referenced in this PowerPoint presentation.