Int’l Forum Agenda

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

9:00 – 9:30AM   Registration – Register Now!

9:30 -9:45AM    Welcome and Introductions

9:45 – 10:45AM  Understanding the Cultural Aspects of Australia

                              Harry Yazbek, Broker & Author

Learn the languages used, history, culture and correct  etiquette  for the Australian clients.   Trends, focus on the profile and volume of international clients who purchased U.S. residential property from Australia in our region. 

10:45 – 11:20AM Exploring Financial Considerations

                               Nancy Azzouz, HSBC Bank USA, N. A.

Compare the unique financing requirements and purchasing approaches for international buyers.  Learn how alternative financing structures differ from conventional structures and how these alternatives can pave a path towards property ownership for many Australian buyers. 

11:20 – 11:30AM BREAK

11:30 – 12:30PM Working with Foreign Buyers & Sellers

                              Keith Barrett, Esq., VESTA Settlements

Working with international clients presents challenges not necessarily encountered on a typical deal.