Welcome to International Real Estate


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Welcome to International Real Estate

  1. 1. WELCOME TO<br />INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE<br />WHERE WE …<br />“THINK GLOBALLY<br />WORK LOCALLY”<br />Bridget Crowley<br />Bayou City Lights Properties<br />Houston, Texas<br />(713) 376-5881<br />www.bayoucitylights.com<br />
  2. 2. Working the System<br />National Association of Realtors (NAR)http://www.realtor.org/<br />International Consortium of Real Estate Associations (ICREA) http://www.worldproperties.com/aboutICREA.aspx<br />Alliance of 29 national real estate associations<br />
  3. 3. Working the System (cont.)<br />Mayor’s International Affairs & Development Council (MOIAD)http://www.houstontx.gov/moiad<br />Calendar<br />Newsletter<br />Helen.chang@cityofhouston.net<br />World Affairs Council of Houstonhttp://www.wachouston.org<br />
  4. 4. International Consortium ofReal Estate Associations (ICREA)<br />An alliance of 29 national real estate associationsrepresenting more than 2 million real estate professionals<br />Members include real estate associations in:<br />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.<br />
  5. 5. WorldProperties.com <br />The ICREA website: http://www.worldproperties.com<br />
  6. 6. Certified InternationalProperty Specialist (CIPS)<br />A designation of the National Association of Realtors®<br />Approx. 1500 CIPS designees in the world<br />Approx. 106 CIPS in Texas<br />Approx. 45 CIPS in Houston<br />application with point system requirements<br />Required prep class – International Real Estate for Local Markets<br />3 days studying countries<br />2 days of investment and finance<br />A total of 5 exams<br />
  7. 7. Transnational ReferralCertification (TRC)<br />http://www.worldproperties.com/findTRC.aspx<br />Focuses on the skills needed for making or receiving referrals<br />Focuses on the procedures involved in using the Transnational Referral System developed by the ICREA. <br />
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  11. 11. Houston Association of Realtors®<br />Can use Area 82 on HAR, Realtor.com and/or your own website – all are viewable by any internet user on the globe<br />http://www.har.com/international/<br />
  12. 12. MEXICO CONNECTION<br />Asociación Mexicana de ProfesionalesInmobiliarios (AMPI)<br />http://www.ampi.org<br />Membership - $99.00 USD<br />
  13. 13. FIABCI<br />The International Real Estate Federation<br />http://www.fiabci.com/<br />Membership:<br />Individual $595 annually + $250 app. fee<br />Young Professional $355 annually + $250 app. Fee<br />? $250 application fees are being waived this year<br />GO TO: www.fiabci-usa.com<br />
  14. 14. CONSULATE OFFICES LOCATED IN HOUSTON & WEBSITESREFERENCED IN THIS PRESENTATION<br />Print-outs of the consulate offices located in Houston are in your printed materials.<br />Also in your printed materials you will find a print-out of the websites referenced in this PowerPoint presentation.<br />