Your Global Consultants teach a range of classes and deliver seminars on topics related to real estate practitioners working in the international marketplace.  Our classes are based upon our own recent and ongoing experiences in the global real estate market, and we deliver practical advice to help students avoid potential pitfalls, overcome issues they may encounter, and ensure success in their business.

We “team teach” some classes – two instructors in the room who have spent years working together as partners in the real estate business, each with their own specialized knowledge and experience.  Students benefit from this approach and gain a more balanced and comprehensive knowledge of the subjects being taught.

All classes and seminars can be delivered in person or virtual.

International Business Seminars and Classes

We offer a number of our own proprietary training courses and seminars, and can tailor these to meet your exact requirements if needed.  Current offerings include:

National Association of REALTORS®

NAR's largest CIPS class, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Florida REALTORS®

Custom Sales Training

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Our Offered Training Seminars and Classes

International Business Seminars and Classes

Go Global! Jump Start Your International Business (3 Hours CE Credit)

A fast-paced and action-oriented class aimed at real estate agents around the world who want to build an international business – quickly!  Full of tips and proven strategies that can be implemented with little or no capital outlay and will help both agents and brokers build their business through developing a global presence.

This class is perfect to generate interest in global business, as a precursor to CIPS classes. A great way to generate interest in the designation and promote attendance at the CIPS courses.

Just completed a CIPS Institute? Students can be overwhelmed by the amount they learn during class. So much so, they often don't know where or how to start implementation. This class guides them to focus on the important aspects of their global business and get some quick results from their CIPS investment.

Approved for CE credit in FL, NJ, NY, PA, TX

Go Global!  Risk Management for the International Practitioner (3 Hours CE Credit)

International buyers and sellers continue to play an increasingly important role in the U.S. real estate market and more agents are working with customers from other countries.  This class examines the risks associated with transactions that involve non-residents, provides practical solutions to overcome them, and shows agents how to meet and exceed customer expectations.

Approved for CE credit in FL, NJ, NY, PA, TX

Go Global! How to Build a Global Outbound Referral Business (2 Hours CE Credit)

An increasing amount of Americans are buying homes abroad.  Learn how to cash in on this growing trend.

Approved for CE credit in FL

The Hottest Markets Around the World for a Second Residency

While some of the markets may be what you expected, the pandemic, politics, and security concerns have changed how people think about where they want to live.  The terms “digital nomad” and “WFH” (work from home) are now used in conversations all over the world.  With this new mentality, find out where consumers are exploring for lifestyle, work, retirement, and even as asset protection. This two hour class will give agents the ability to speak to their clients about global opportunities and create a new source of potential referral business.

Turning Today's Tourists Into Tomorrow's Buyers (1 Hour)

Many tourists become buyers of second homes or investment properties.  How can you work most effectively with these buyers? Learn the kind of information you need to provide and the skills you need to have tourists say “yes” they want to buy and they want to buy now!

Getting Results with Canadian Buyers (1 Hour)

Canadian buyers represent a  huge proportion of international investment in U.S.A. real estate.  Find out how to be more successful when working with Canadians, “speak their language”, overcome objections and get the deal closed!

Doing business in the Hispanic Marketplace (1 Hour)

The Hispanic population is the fastest growing in the United States. Are you prepared and have the skills to attract and keep Hispanic clients? This presentation covers the trends, culture, and most effective ways to market to Latinos both in the US and abroad.

How to Find and Close British Buyers (1 Hour)

British citizens buy U.S. real estate as second homes, rental investments or as part of an immigration strategy.  Learn how to market to attract British buyers, overcome language problems, and develop a successful sales relationship with them.

National Association of REALTORS® Courses

ABR  Accredited Buyers Representative (2 days)

Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) Designation. The ABR® designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This coveted designation demonstrates to peers and consumers a commitment to providing outstanding service to real estate buyers.

At Home with Diversity (AHWD, 1 Day)

An NAR certification program designed to present a picture of the changing face of the real estate industry. Since 1998, the At Home With Diversity program has prepared over 20,000 REALTORS® to work effectively with and within today’s increasingly diverse pool of homebuyers.

Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)

NAR’s premier training course for REALTORS® who wish to build or expand a global business.  The CIPS course curriculum is focused on providing global knowledge and offers hands-on experience with international real estate transactions, as well as five full days of study focused on the critical aspects of transnational transactions, including:

  • Currency and exchange rate issues
  • Cross-cultural relationships
  • Regional market conditions
  • Investment performance
  • Tax issues

Find out more about becoming a CIPS here

We teach ALL CIPS classes, individually, or as a block of two or more classes, depending upon the needs of the Association.

CIPS Global Real Estate: Local Markets (1 day)

This introductory course offers an overview of the international real estate business environment, including capital flow, currencies, government regulations and cultures. Topics such as international brokerage, networking, marketing, and selling will also be discussed.

CIPS Global Real Estate: Transaction Tools (1 day)

This course provides information on the tools needed to present investment information to international clients—in their currency and area. You will learn how to measure investment performance, prepare financial projections, and understand the effects of taxes and exchange rates on investment.

CIPS Europe and International Real Estate (1 day)

This course provides insight to working with clients in Western and Central Europe. Topics include: the European Union and its impact on international real estate, economic and real estate trends, networking and relationship building, and marketing and selling practices.

CIPS Asia/Pacific and International Real Estate (1 day)

This course addresses real estate practices in Asia and the Pacific with emphasis on cultural influences, economic trends and assessment of investment opportunities.

CIPS The Americas and International Real Estate (1 day)

This course provides practical information on working with Caribbean, North, Central, and South American investors. Historical and cultural influences, regional relationships, and investment opportunities are covered.

CIPS The Business of U.S. Real Estate (for non-U.S. professionals only, 1 Day)

This course provides international real estate practitioners with knowledge of the role of real estate in the U.S. economy and society. The course will describe the role of real estate in the U.S. economy and society as well as knowledge of the U.S. real estate marketplace. The course materials provide information on the requirements, regulations, and laws associated with working as a real estate professional in the U.S. and skills for facilitating real estate transactions in the U.S. market.

Resort and Second Home Property Specialist (RSPS, 1 Day)

The Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS) certification is for REALTORS® who specialize in buying, selling, or management of properties for investment, development, retirement, or second homes in resort, recreational, and/or vacation destinations.

SRES Senior Real Estate Specialist (2 days)

The Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®) designation is for REALTORS® who want to be able to meet the special needs of maturing Americans when selling, buying, relocating, or refinancing residential or investment properties.

Bias Override

This 3 hour program helps real estate professionals learn tactics to interrupt stereotypical thinking so they can provide equal professional service to every prospect or client.

Florida Association of REALTORS® Courses

GRI 3 International Real Estate  (4 hours CE Credit)

This course is intended to introduce or expand participants' awareness of the many factors that must be taken into consideration when serving the real estate needs of international buyers and sellers of real estate in the United States, and Florida in particular. The class covers the elements of a typical international transaction, and how real estate practitioners and their customers should comply with applicable laws and regulations.  This course also reviews diversity trends in the United States population, examines areas of fastest growth, and discusses how students may overcome cultural, financial and other practical problems they may encounter when dealing with overseas customers.

Essentials of Single and Multi-Family Investing  (3 hours CE Credit)

This course will teach students how to identify, analyze, invest in and manage residential and small multi-family real estate units. The class will examine buyer motivations for investing, and the vehicles that may be used to make and manage the investment.  Upon completion of the course, attendees will be able to analyze potential investment properties and present them to prospective purchasers, prepare a cash flow analysis and understand the steps involved in a residential lease or eviction.

Introduction to Social Media (3 Hours CE Credit)

What exactly is social media?  How do I build a strategy based on my market?   Understand the different social medias used and which one(s) might be best for you. Learn how to create your profiles, build your audience, and guide the conversation to make social media work effectively for you.

Introduction to International Real Estate (2 Hours CE Credit)

Your Global Consultants authored this class for Florida REALTORS®.
Is the global market for you?  How can it impact your real estate business?  This class, developed for and offered through Florida REALTORS®, examines market opportunities and shows how to work effectively with international buyers and sellers.
Is the global market for you?  How can it impact your real estate business?  This class examines market opportunities and shows how to work effectively with international buyers and sellers.

Building Your International Business (2 Hours CE Credit)

Your Global Consultants authored this class for Florida REALTORS®.
Want to be active in the global market?  Join us to explore methods you can use to learn about incoming and outgoing international investments, identify opportunities those markets provide, and acquire the knowledge and skills needed to build your international business quickly and effectively.

Custom Sales Training

Whether you are a real estate broker, or a property developer, your sales associates will benefit from an introduction to international marketing, using proven techniques to build their business and understanding how to work effectively with buyers from another country.  We will work to understand your current business model and sales strategy and tailor a training course to address specific needs.  Our consultants are also experienced at developing bespoke programs for larger real estate brokerages who wish to implement an international designation for their associates.