Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty announced 22 of its Realtors recently earned the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation. The Northeast Florida real estate firm was honored at the event as the company with the most Realtors earning the CIPS designation this year.
The CIPS designations were presented during the National Association of Realtors Conference & Expo in Orlando. The designation is synonymous with advanced expertise, a global perspective and a proficient understanding of international real estate.
“I commend our associates, many of whom are fluent in different languages, for taking their businesses to a global level in a highly competitive market,” said Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty Founder, President and CEO Linda Sherrer. “Our professionals who hold the CIPS designation are the best and most trusted sources for navigating the often-complex international real estate market.”
As part of its commitment, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty offered the specialized training courses at its home office. The training provided agents with comprehensive study covering international business in domestic markets and transactions in Europe, Asia/Pacific and the Americas, preparing agents with the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully facilitate international real estate relationships and transactions. The instruction included transaction tools, currency and exchange rate issues, cross-cultural relationships, regional market conditions, investment performance, tax issues and more.
“By earning the CIPS designation, our agents are aligned with an influential network of international real estate professionals and have the knowledge, research, network and tools to successfully do business with buyers and sellers from around the world,” said Broker/Executive Vice President Christy Budnick. “Our company is known as one of the leading real estate companies in the industry, and now we have more qualified professionals in place to reach and serve international buyers with the highest level of service.”
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices offers global listing exposure and worldwide visibility, broadcasting property listings to more than 70 websites worldwide which are viewed by potential buyers in 37 countries across five continents. The firm’s Northeast Florida website, FloridaNetworkRealty.com, is multi-language and offers dozens of language choices via a link on its home page.
For more information, visit www.FloridaNetworkRealty.com.