HAR Global Day

Houston is the 4th largest city in the United States and HAR is one of the largest local real estate associations in the country. Global investors are looking at our city and state more than ever before and HAR Realtor® members need to be prepared for an international transaction. This course will help enhance your knowledge of how the Greater Houston area, and the state of Texas, is changing demographically, where people are moving and what types of real estate foreign buyers are purchasing.

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CIPS – The Institute
Individual CIPS days are available. To register, search CIPS and the topic to find these courses on our education site.

The CIPS Institute is a 5-day course consisting of five topics.

  • The Local Markets course is an analysis of the international real estate business environment, including capital flow, currencies, government regulations, and cultures. The practical aspects of international brokerage, networking, marketing and selling are discussed.
  • Transaction Tools provides the tools needed to present investment information to international clients in their currency and area. Students will learn how to measure investment performance, prepare financial projections, and understand the effects of taxes and exchange rates on investments.
  • The Americas and International Real Estate course centers around professionals who work with Caribbean, North, Central and South American investors. Historical and cultural influences, regional relationship and investment opportunities are covered along with a special focus on Mexico.
  • Europe and International Real Estate covers the logistics of how to conduct real estate transactions with clients from the European countries.
  • The Asia/Pacific and International Real Estate course covers the real estate practices for Asia and the Pacific. Emphasis is placed on culture influences, economic trends and assessing investment opportunities. A special chapter on working with the Japanese is included.