The Americas have experienced dramatic changes within the last few years. This course is designed to introduce real estate professionals to the basic skills and knowledge necessary to facilitate real estate transactions within the Americas by understanding regional differences. As we explore the Americas, statistics will be used to compare individual countries, examine their patterns of growth and determine their investment potential.
The Americas introduces participants to the unique dimensions of international practice in North, Central and South America. The course is designed to introduce:
- Social, economic, political and geographical characteristics of major American countries.
- Laws and real estate practices in major American markets.
- Procedures to evaluate American investment patterns, investor profiles and opportunistic real estate activity.
- Methods to develop a business network that will enhance international practice with American clients and/or properties.
- Techniques to promote properties, markets and professional services.
This course is one of five elective courses for the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation. This course is designed to benefit: experienced international professionals, individuals with real estate experience who are considering international specialization, and NAR general membership.
Instructor Overview: Aida Turbow
Aida D Turbow is an International Real Estate Professional with over 25 years experience in Global Real Estate Marketing & Strategic Sales Management.
Aida enhanced revenue opportunities for companies like Arvida, the Ginn Company, Playground, Kor, and a host of others. For 12 years she spearheaded the International Sales and Marketing Programs at Arvida Realty in Florida . Out of $8.2 Billion in sales in 2001, 15% was produced from Aida’s international Division.
Before joining Arvida, Aida was president of her own firm in New York City , ParkEast 56 Executive Centers. ParkEast 56 shared 5% of the Executive offices market, in Manhattan.
She served as the 2001 Liaison, International and Education Committees, to the National Association of REALTORS® President.
Aida served as the Regional Coordinator for South America from 2001 to 2007. She has also served on many NAR committees; she was the 1998 Chair of the International Operations Committee and participated in the development of the CIPS education program, a Senior Instructor, was awarded the Instructor of the Year Award, in 2003. Currently, is serving as the 2009 CIPS Faculty Chair.
She has participated in yearly NAR leadership delegations throughout Latin America, Europe and Asia . As a Senior Instructor for the CIPS Designation and the TRC, she has taught courses throughout the US and the world, including among other countries, Puerto Rico , Argentina , the Netherlands , Brazil , Italy , Spain and Portugal , Philippines , Bulgaria and Ireland.
Aida’s Key professional activities:
- Bringing Real Estate Developers to the World
- Bringing the World to Real Estate Developers
- Bringing together Global Real Estate Players
Coordinating Key Sponsors throughout the world, her knowledge, expertise, and her “can do” spirit, has navigating throughout the calendar of international industry events and Trade shows, for over 20 years.
Aida’s extensive and broad international business experience and understanding of the main relevant worldwide Real Estate players and stakeholders needs and objectives, was materialized in an innovative concept for which she was the intellectual architect:
A Portal called Global New Home Resorts, which positions selected worldwide projects to worldwide Customers, with participation of the “Real Estate Industry” through ICREA’s www.worldproperties.com/involvement (access to 35 countries).
This support and validation from the Real Estate Industry is the main differentiator of this initiative when compared to similar platforms. It has been operated in its first phase by Prudential Florida WCI and currently by SecondSpace: www.secondspace.com
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You will have access to your course for 12 months from the date of purchase. After one year, the course will expire. No extensions will be given after the course expires; if you do not complete the course during the 12-month timeframe, you will need to repurchase it at full price and start again at the beginning.
Continuing Education Information
Not available for this course