August 1, 2014

ASPEN Real Estate CIPS Course 2012

Dates & Course Information

Stage 1: Local Markets – Tuesday 17th January 2012 from 8am to 5pm.  (must be completed first)

Global Real Estate: “Local Markets” is the first of five international courses developed by Global Business and Alliances of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR). This course is designed to introduce real estate professionals to the basic skills and knowledge necessary to facilitate international real estate transactions. This is the prerequisite course required to earn the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation.

The course is designed to benefit experienced international professionals, individuals with real estate experience who are considering international specialization, and NAR general membership.

Stage 2: Transaction Tools – Wednesday 18th January 2012 from 8am to 5pm.

This course provides the tools and concepts real estate professionals need to serve clients and customers in the global real estate market. Students learn how to research markets, convert metric measures, monitor currency trends, alert clients to tax and visa matters, and follow a process for compiling transaction information.

For more information regarding the “Local Markets” and “Transaction Tools” course outlines, please contact Julie Kennedy at or call (+61) 411 360 072

International Trends And Business In Real Estate – Nov 3rd

Thursday, November 3, 2011
4:00-6:00 pm

Unified Association Central Office
4300 E. Warren Ave., Denver, CO 80222


Juha V. Mäkikalli
Honorary Consul
Honorary Consulate of Finland, Denver

Tomasz H. Skotnicki
Honorary Consul
Honorary Consul of Poland, Colorado

“Global Business Development Division”
formerly Office of Economic Development & International Trade

Join us for an educational panel discussion, networking and refreshments!

No charge to attend RSVP to 303.300.8500 (UA Reservation Hotline)

International Business From a University Perspective ~ August 16th

Come join the DBR International Council and hear from a panel of speakers about programs and activities being used at the university level to develop and maintain international business in Colorado. Learn how you can be involved in helping to bring new business to Colorado.

We think this will be one of our BEST programs, so don’t miss it!

August 16, 2011 from 4:00-6:00 pm

Denver Board of REALTORS® Office
4300 E. Warren Ave.
Denver, CO 80222

RSVP: or 303-300-8483.

CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist) in Vail Colorado – June 8th & 9th

*If you do choose to take both classes, there is a discount…for both classes the cost is $250.00 total but you have to use the attached registration form to get the discounted rate.

Global Real Estate: Local Markets; Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

This introductory course offers you 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.You must take this course before taking any other CIPS courses. Upon completion of this course, you will receive elective credit towards the ABR and CRS designation! 7 CE credits.

Times: 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Cost: $149

Sign Up:

Global Real Estate: Transaction Tools; Thursday, June 9th, 2011

This course provides you with 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. 7 CE Credits.

Times: 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Cost: $149

Sign Up:

Hotel Information: Inn & Suites at Riverwalk; Edwards, CO (you can walk to the association from the hotel); 970-926-0606; Ask for the Vail Board of REALTORS Corporate Rate.

*We will have a Burger/Brat BBQ Lunch on the 9th for class participants as well!

Download application

Christine Dennis
Member Services Director
Vail Board of REALTORS®
0275 Main Street, Suite G004
Edwards, CO  81632
970-766-1029 (Direct)
970-766-1028 (Main)
970-766-1030 (Fax)


Emerging Markets – Doing Business in Politically-Sensitive Countries

Denver Board of Realtors® Local International Council Presents….

Emerging Markets – Doing Business in Politically-Sensitive Countries

November 30, 2010, 4:00-6:00 p.m. at DBR

“Emerging Markets- Latin America”
Stephanie Garnica, Director, Trade & Investment for Central America and NAFTA; Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade

“Emerging Markets- Europe”
Sandi Moilanen, Director, Trade & Investment for Europe, Middle East & Africa; Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade

“Things Americans Should Know about China”
Abdul Sesay, Senior Policy Analyst, International Trade Coordinator; Denver Office of Economic Development

“Business Opportunities Between Colorado and Israel”
Shaul Gabbay, Professor, University of Denver; and Executive Director for the Institute for the Study of Israel in the Middle East (ISIME)

“Doing Business in Africa”
Dr. Joel Odonkor, Retired Professor from Ghana

No charge to attend; Refreshments provided; RSVP to 303.300.8500 (DBR reservation hotline)

Certified International Property Specialist Courses Offered at NMDRA

The Certified International Property Specialist(CIPS) Designation is the only designation of its kind in the real estate community. It’s synonymous with advanced expertise, a global perspective and distinct understanding of a global buyer, and comes with powerful brand recognition with designees in nearly 40 countries.

November 11, 12, 13, 15, 16. Price for non-CIPS attendees is $575 for the 5 classes.  These courses usually are approximately $1400. NAR is not charging royalties this year – but that ends December 31, 2010.

If you are a CIPS – you can register for the classes at $50.00 per class. Many of the classes have been updated – great refresher with a great price!

Now is the time to sign up if you have an interest in working internationally – at home and abroad.

For Questions Contact:

North Metro Denver REALTOR Association
1505 W 1st Ave
Broomfield, CO 80020
303-451-5757 office
303-451-5258 fax

Click Here to Sign-Up:

Click here for more information about the CIPS Designation: