2021 CIPS

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 CE Pending. $200/course $750 for all 5 Courses

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

Take all 5 courses and all your education requirements will be completed for the CIPS designation… AND, your tuition is discounted by $250.00!

February 17 & 18, 2021 Global Real Estate: Local Markets (Pre-requisite course) April 7 & 8, 2021 Global Real Estate: Transaction Tools (Mandatory course) June 9 & 10, 2021 Asia/Pacific and International Real Estate (Elective) August 18 & 19, 2021 Europe and International Real Estate (Elective) October 20 & 21, 2021 The Americas and International Real Estate (Elective)

See below for course descriptions.

4 Ways to Register…

1 – Fill out the registration form and either email it (har@hawaiirealtors.com), fax to (808) 737-4977, or mail it to 1259 Aala Street, Suite 300 – Honolulu, HI 96817 (Please make check’s payable to Hawaii Association of REALTORS)

2 – Call us at (808) 733-7060 and we’ll take your registration over the phone

3 – Via PayPal (Individual Courses)

4 - Via PayPal ( 5 Day Package)

Registration Fees (CHOOSE CAREFULLY)
Name, NRDS Number, RE License

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

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.

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: https://www.nar.realtor/designations-and-certifications/cips-designation



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