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The Counselors of Real Estate Talk Brexit and Its Impact on Global Real Estate

The European Chapter of The Counselors of Real Estate®, in cooperation with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), hosted a Brexit conference on February 28 in London, with panelists offering far-reaching insight on the increasing degree of uncertainty since the United Kingdom voted in a 2016 referendum to leave the European Union. Tomas Ctibor, CRE, chairman of The Counselors’ European chapter; Hans Vrensen, CRE, head of research and strategy, AEW Europe LLP; and Peter Cosmetatos, CEO of the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council (CREFC) Europe, were... Learn more »

Potential Problems in Taking Listings Outside the U.S.

Have you been approached to assist in a real estate transaction outside of the U.S.? If so, always remember to do your due diligence before engaging in the practice of real estate in a foreign jurisdiction. NAR’s Director of Global Strategy and Engagement, Joe Schneider, has written the following letter to remind REALTORS® of the risks involved in engaging in foreign real estate transactions, and to promote the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) directory which may assist you in finding... Learn more »

How Does Global Business and Investment Flow Through Your Market?

International business and investment includes countless opportunities for commercial and residential agents. Much of the “action” takes place via economic development agencies, bi-national chambers of commerce, and similar groups. Read this article on additional resources for identifying touch-points that could be driving global demand for real estate in your market. Source: Global Perspectives in Real Estate Learn more »