Global Business

The mission of the MetroTex Global Business Council is to provide a collaborative system of information, resources, networking and skills training for all members. These services will enhance legal, diverse cultural and business protocol awareness of the global real estate environment.

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Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)


Global real estate opportunities are everywhere! People move to the U.S. from other countries every day and foreign-born individuals residing in the U.S. move to new markets. Americans in your current market may look to invest in property overseas. No matter which audience you cater to, the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation courses will provide you with the knowledge, research, network and tools to globalize and expand your business.

Upcoming Global Events


“I have been involved with the MetroTex Global Business Council since 2018 and took classes to receive my CIPS designation in 2019. The Council has been such a great place to network with other like-minded folks who are doing business or aspire to do business beyond the borders of Texas and the US; I have made countless friends in Mexico, Roatan, Honduras, Costa Rica and Belize. My personal, selfish reason for being involved is that I aspire, as I get a little older, to spend half my time here in Texas and half my time in tropical destinations further south practicing real estate. Having these connections means I have a fantastic suite of offerings for my clients and counterparts who are looking for second homes and / or short-term rental investments. And as a bonus, I get to work on a committee that does so much to offer next level networking and educational opportunities to our MetroTex membership. I love a good win-win!” – Travis Lee Moore

How Do Global Agents Serve Their Clients?

Tell Us Your Story!

Have you worked with a foreign client or property? What did you bring to the transaction? How did you help your client?

Tell us your story and help others support their clients! Your video will be entered into the MetroTex Global Award program and may be considered for state and NAR awards, as well.

Contact Alivia Winters to set up a recording session!

Make a Global Impact

Global Business Council meetings are an opportunity to network with fellow practitioners and to attend 1-hour seminars on topics of interest to Global Practitioners. 

Experts on topics such as visas and their impact on transactions, lending for foreign buyers, FIRPTA and tax issues for buyers and sellers, and working with different cultures, among other fascinating topics present the seminars for your benefit.

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