Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) - 5 Day Institute
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Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) - 5 Day Institute

10/22/2015 to 10/29/2015
When: October 22-23 & 27-29, 2015
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association
1330 Lee Road
Orlando, Florida  32810
United States
Contact: Professional Development

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CIPS 2013


Global Real Estate: Local Markets
Thursday, October 22 | 8:30 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
Consists of an analysis of the international real estate business environment, including capital flow, currencies, government regulations and cultures.
Instructor: Zola Szerencses

Special Invitation for CIPS Attendees:
CIPS Welcome Reception
Thursday, October 22 | 5:00 p.m.—6:00 p.m.
Please stay for a complimentary wine and cheese networking social with your fellow CIPS Institute participants.
FREE to CIPS Institute attendees.

Global Real Estate: Transaction Tools
Friday, October 23 | 8:30 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
Provides 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.
Instructor: Zola Szerencses

Europe and International Real Estate
Tuesday, October 27 | 8:30 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
Provides information on working with clients in Western and Central Europe. The European Union and its impact on international real estate are covered, along with economic and real estate trends, networking and relationship building, plus marketing and selling practices.
Instructor: Zola Szerencses

The Americas and International Real Estate
Wednesday, October 28 | 8:30 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
Provides practical information on working 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.
Instructor: Patricia Tan

Asia/Pacific and International Real Estate
Thursday, October 29 | 8:30 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
Covers real estate practices in Asia and the Pacific with emphasis on cultural influences, economic trends and assessment of investment opportunities. A special chapter on working with the Japanese is included.
Instructor: Patricia Tan


Zsolt ("Zola") Szerencses
Fluent in several languages, Zola is a veteran international traveler (55 countries including Europe, Asia, the US and Central and South America) and a skilled, highly ethical practitioner. Zola serves both local and international clients in selling, buying or investing in beautiful Central Florida and abroad. Zola has performed various presentations locally, nationally and internationally covering a variety of topics including forming and growing global councils in different associations, explaining the differences in local and international operations and clarifying the many cultural variations and challenges. Zola is a graduate of Florida REALTORS® Instructor Training Institute and a Florida and NAR International Faculty member. He served as the 2014 Chairman of the Board at the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association and was honored to be named the 2011 REALTOR® of the Year by the Orlando Association. He was the 2011 Chair for NAR International Local Council Forum, 2012 Chair for Florida Realtors® Global Networking Forums, past Chair of ORRA's International Council (ORIC). He has served as Chairman for Florida Realtors® Global Business Committees and was the 2013 Chair for NAR CIPS Advisory Board.
Patricia Tan
Patricia Tan was born in England, and her career in international sales and marketing led her to live and work in many countries in Europe and Asia, before relocating to Florida in 1997. A Realtor® since 2004, Patricia has built a successful global real estate business. She brings a dynamic approach to the classroom environment and a wealth of experience in the day-to-day practice of international real estate.Patricia is a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) and a CIPS instructor, approved by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). She also holds the Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI) designation and the Transnational Referral Certification (TRC). She regularly contributes articles to U.S and overseas magazines, and is involved with international activities of the Sarasota, Florida and National Associations of Realtors® . She led a trade mission to the United Kingdom, has had a continued involvement in the annual Sarasota International Real Estate Congress since its inception in 2007, and received the 'President's Award' of the Sarasota Association of Realtors® in 2009. She currently serves as the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) President's Liaison to the United Kingdom.



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 Business casual attire requested for education programs.

Full CIPS Institute: (5-day program)

REALTORS®: $399  | Non-REALTORS®: $414

 Above fees apply when registered for all 5 courses.
* After 10/1/15 add $100 to above fees

Single Course: (1-day program)
REALTORS®: $109 | Non-REALTORS®: $124
* After 10/1/15 add $20 to above fees

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