San Gabriel. On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, the West San Gabriel Valley Association of REALTORS® and the Orange County Association of REALTORS® brought to all REALTORS® the 2016 Global Summit, and we are proud to announce that the event was a success.  The program consisted of the following topics and speakers:

Topic (Click the topic below to view the presentation)

Speaker & Title


How Global CRMLS Can Benefit Your Foreign Business

Art Carter, CEO California Regional Multiple Listing Services Inc. (CRMLS)

2016 Global Economic Forecasts

Joel Singer, CEO California Association of REALTORS®

Mexico’s Economic Performance and Highlights of the Industrial Market in Mexico

Oscar J. Frank Terrazas International Realty Valuation of Mexico, Inc.

Inventory of Tourist Residential Projects and Economic Potential Prior to 2008

Luis M. Bustamante Former President of Tijuana  Association of REALTORS

Updated Tax Issues for Non-Residents (Please contact Gary Chan at for his PowerPoint)

Gary Chan, Principal TemoArjani LLP

Why Culture Matters and How It Affects REALTORS® Business: “Kiss, Hugs, or Handshakes?”

John Wu, CIPS Instructor Coldwell Banker George Realty
Impact of Immigration Regulations on Your Global Real Estate Transactions Paul Cheng, Attorney At Law Paul P. Cheng  & Associates

To view the pictures to the 2016 Global Summit, please click here.  

Special thanks to Chase and California Regional Multiple Listing Services Inc. (CRMLS) for sponsoring the 2016 Global Summit.  And special thanks to the Global Business Council members for putting this summit together.