In line with its global initiative to provide educational opportunities for members to succeed in global real estate markets, SILVAR is offering members and other real estate professionals the opportunity to complete classroom requirements for the National Association of REALTORS® Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Designation on Nov. 26-30.

CIPS courses provide training in international business issues, such as currency conversion, cultural awareness, and legal and tax requirements. The CIPS curriculum focuses on ownership and transaction principles of international real estate, including specifics on the real estate markets in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East/Africa and the world. Attend the 5-day CIPS Institute at SILVAR and fulfill the classroom requirements for the CIPS designation. You must complete the two core courses, three elective courses, and pass a multiple-choice exam at the end of each course.

The week-long courses will be taught at SILVAR by David Wyant, CIPS, ABR, AHWD, ePRO, GRI, TRC, SFR, a certified NAR faculty member, and 2009 NAR International Instructor of the Year.

SILVAR is offering an early bird registration special of $550 for the entire CIPS Institute (five courses) for any Association of REALTOR® member who registers by Oct. 15! Regular cost for the entire institute for SILVAR members is $599/$625 after Nov. 1; non-members, $625/$650 after Nov. 1.

It is also possible to take individual courses. Each course for SILVAR members is $150/$165 after Nov. 1; Non-members $175/$190 after Nov. 1. Breakfast and light lunch included each day.

Many business professionals take one or all of the CIPS courses in order to expand their knowledge and skills about international business. The invitation to attend SILVAR’s CIPS courses is open to the public.

VIEW FLYER for more details and registration form.