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CIPS 2021 – Europe and International Real Estate (Part 1)

August 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Stand out globally! The CIPS Designation is the only one of its kind in the real estate community. It is recognized for its advanced expertise, an international perspective and distinct understanding of a global buyer, and comes with powerful brand recognition with designees in nearly 60 countries.

8:00 a.m. check-in
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Instructor: Ron Phipps
6 CE elective hours/course (Hawaii) are included with each registration.
Special discounts for CIPS designees.

Note: Courses are delivered virtually via Zoom and each course is held in 2-day (4 hours each) increments.


CIPS Course Descriptions:
Global Real Estate: Local Markets (Pre-requisite course)
This course introduces real estate professionals to the basic skills and knowledge necessary to facilitate international real estate transactions. This course clearly outlines the global business opportunity within all local markets and points to the resources needed to pursue it.

Global Real Estate: Transaction Tools (Mandatory course)
This course gets down into the “nitty-gritty” of an international transactions. It will cover the fundamentals of real estate transactions that vary from country to country. Topics include: Knowledge of foreign markets; measurement systems; tax laws; visa regulations; currency fluctuations from offer to closing; value concepts; and compiling property data for decision-making.

Asia/Pacific and International Real Estate (Elective)
The buying power of Asian investors has grown considerably, and that trend is expected to continue. As more home buyers from the Asia/Pacific region are looking outside their geographic area for investment properties, it is important to have the knowledge and preparation to work with these affluent buyers. Topics include: social, economic, political and geographical characteristics of major countries in Asia; and identify markets including influential laws and real estate and brokerage practices.

Europe and International Real Estate (Elective)
Europe is a very active source and target of international real estate investment. Knowledge and awareness of Europe’s basic cultural, political and economic conditions will enhance an agent’s ability to represent, interact with, and earn the respect of clients. Topics include: capital flow, economic impact of the European Union; characteristics of European markets; and identify ways to develop a business network.

The Americas and International Real Estate (Elective)
Gain basic skills and knowledge necessary to facilitate international transactions with clients in Canada, the U.S., as well as Central and South America. The Americas remain an attractive destination for international buyers, particularly those looking to retire or own vacation property in a warm climate. This course offers practical information on working with Caribbean, North Central, and South American investors. Topics include: Laws and real estate practices in major American markets; procedures to evaluate American investment patterns, and investor profiles, and techniques to promote properties.

For more information about the CIPS designation go to:

To Register…

***PLEASE CALL US AT (808) 733-7060 TO REGISTER***

CE Credits: 6 CE elective credits/course (Hawaii) are included with each registration. CE Pending.

CE Students only: Submit your real estate pocket license and photo I.D. with your registration.

Cancellation policy:
The cancellation deadline for each course is 7 business days prior to the course. Cancellation by the deadline dates will receive a 90% refund of total payment received. NO REFUNDS FOR CANCELLATIONS AFTER THE DEADLINE DATE.

Note: The complete education requirement for the CIPS designation includes:

2 core courses
Global Real Estate: Local Markets (2/17 & 2/18/2021)
Global Real Estate: Transaction Tools (4/7 & 4/8/2021)

3 Elective courses
Asia/Pacific and International Real Estate (6/9 & 10/2021)
Europe and International Real Estate (8/18 & 19/2021)
The Americas and International Real Estate (10/20 & 21/2021)
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CCIM Residential Real Estate Financial Analysis

If you missed a course that was being held by the Hawaii REALTORS (dates indicated after course title), go to the following sites for the schedule of virtual course offerings held in other states and/or the pre-recorded online courses.

Other CIPS virtual courses: https://www.nar.realtor/designations-and-certifications/cips-designation/cips-course-schedule

CIPS online courses (pre-recorded): https://www.onlinelearning.realtor/A/Category/Index/81/certified-international-property-specialist-cips-designation<


August 18
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