Ohio Association of REALTORS® admits students of any race, color, or national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at Ohio Association of REALTORS®, and Ohio Association of REALTORS® does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs.
The Business of the U.S. Real Estate CIPS course is one of the two core courses required for non-U.S. real estate professionals to earn the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation. This course introduces international real estate practitioners to U.S. real estate laws, regulations, and to the role of U.S. REALTORS® in a real estate transaction.
Describe the social, political, geographical, and cultural characteristics of the U.S., especially as they relate to the real estate market.
Acquire knowledge of the business of U.S. real estate, including the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), licensing requirements, agency relationships, and the real estate transaction.
Adapt business and social behavior to conform to the standards, customs, and cultural norms of U.S real estate business.
Information on the requirements, regulations, and laws associated with U.S. real estate.
The CIPS designation is awarded by NAR’s Commercial and Global Services department to REALTORS® who complete the coursework and meet the practical experience criteria that demonstrate knowledge and familiarity with global clients.
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You will have access to your course for 12 months from the date of purchase. After one year, the course will expire. No extensions will be given after the course expires; if you do not complete the course during the 12-month timeframe, you will need to repurchase it at full price and start again at the beginning.