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September 20, 2012

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate’s Carla Rayman Travels to Brazil for International Congress of Real Estate Market and Leadership Symposium
 
Sarasota, FL – Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate’s Carla Rayman, from the company’s Sarasota office, recently traveled to Brazil to take part in the Congresso Internacional do Mercado Imobiliario’s (CIMI) first International Congress of the Real Estate Market and Leadership Symposium.
 
“The CIMI was a tremendous experience and promoted opportunities between Brazil and the United States, especially Florida,” said Rayman. “It was a wonderful chance to meet to agents from around the world, and explain to an international audience just how big Florida really is, and how many great areas there are to buy in our state.”
 
The CIMI took place from August 27th through August 30th and hosted over 3,000 real estate professionals who learned about global leadership traits and provided national, regional and global insights to real estate trends. The conference featured lectures, debates, seminars and held an exhibition space that promoted several real estate market topics such as; financing, resources, investment funds, administration, law and legislation, sub-division and planned communities and sustainability.
 
“International attendees of the CIMI that I talked to definitely see the value in the Florida real estate market,” added Rayman. “They look at the United States’ as being financially stable, and in Florida, they see a lifestyle and weather that is attractive.”
 
“According to the National Association of REALTORS® Profile of International Home Buyers in Florida 2012 report, approximately 19 percent of home sales measured in dollar volume in the state were to non-resident foreigners,” said Clark Toole, President, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, Florida. “Coldwell Banker Residential Real estate is lucky to have sales associates like Carla Rayman, who travel to international territories to promote their business and our company.”
 
Carla Rayman can be reached at 941-724-0519 or at Carla@CarlaRayman.com.
 
About Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate (FloridaMoves.com), is the leading real estate brokerage company in Florida, serving the communities of Central Florida, Palm Beach, Southeast Florida, Southwest Florida and Tampa Bay. Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate is part of NRT LLC, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company. Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC and NRT LLC are subsidiaries of Realogy Corporation, a leading global provider of real estate and relocation services.
 
For more information, visit our website, www.FloridaMoves.com
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September 08, 2012

Carla Rayman Named 2012 National Association of REALTORS® President's Liaison to Panama 


Sarasota, Florida - October 8, 2012 - Carla Rayman of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate was named President's Liaison to Panama by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). President's Liaisons play a dynamic role in maintaining NAR's partnerships with 80 national real estate associations in 59 countries. She also serves on NAR's Global Alliances Advisory Group. 

Rayman's responsibilities as President's Liaison will include hosting delegations from Panama's real estate association, ACOBIR, who visit the U.S.A. She will also attend the conventions and meetings in Panama and be responsible for organizing trade missions and visits between real estate professionals from both countries. She will focus on further developing relationships between both Associations as a strong foundation for networking between the Associations and their members. 

Rayman began traveling to Central America in 2006 and is very familiar with the country's real estate projects and business practices. She serves as the second vice-chair of the United States-Panama Business Council SE (USPA SE) and works with businesses wishing to import or export from Panama. Carla has been involved with marketing, sales programs, and doing presentations in Canada, Venezuela, Brazil, the United Kingdom, France, Dubai, Panama, and Spain, promoting investment in Florida real estate. She is immediate past president of the Sarasota Sister Cities Organization who facilitates relationships with Dunfermline, Scotland; Hamilton, Ontario; Merida, Mexico; Perpignan, France; Treviso, Italy; Tel Mond, Israel; and Vladimir, Russia.

Carla and her business partner, Patricia Tan, are two of less than 1500 real estate agents worldwide who hold the NAR designation Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) and also are CIPS instructors. Their Your Global Agents team travels across the globe to speak and promote Florida real estate. Carla recently returned from speaking and exhibiting at a property show and leadership conference in Brazil. Patricia, who is NAR's liaison to the United Kingdom, just completed the team's 14th consecutive property show in the UK where she also was a speaker and exhibitor.

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About Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate (FloridaMoves.com), is the leading real estate brokerage company in Florida, serving the communities of Central Florida, Palm Beach, Southeast Florida, Southwest Florida and Tampa Bay. Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate is part of NRT LLC, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company. Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC and NRT LLC are subsidiaries of Realogy Corporation, a leading global provider of real estate and relocation services.
 
For more information, visit our website, www.FloridaMoves.com
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 09, 2012

Your Global Agents Carla Rayman and Patricia Tan Recognized in Top 100 Agents in Florida by Coldwell Banker


Last week Carla Rayman and Patricia Tan of the Your Global Agents team attended the Coldwell Banker Generation Blue International Sales Conference in New Orleans and were recognized as ranking in the top 100 performing agents in the state of Florida.
 
Patricia and Carla also presented two educational seminars targeted at agents who are looking to expand their global reach. The duo gave tips on how to market listings overseas and work with foreign buyers who represented over $82 billion dollars in US real estate transactions in 2011.
 
In January, Carla was a featured speaker in Caracas at the Coldwell Banker Venezuela annual conference where she educated agents on the status of the Florida property market. Later this month, the team will travel and present in Canada and the UK. Carla will be in Toronto presenting to over 200 real estate agents and their clients on the benefits of investing in Florida real estate. Patricia will participate in the leading UK overseas property show. This will be the 11th consecutive British show at which Your Global Agents have showcased Florida properties to European buyers.
 
Your Global Agents is a Sarasota Florida based full service real estate team that prides itself on its personal and professional services for US and foreign buyers and sellers. For a personal consultation or to schedule a speaking engagement, please call Patricia Tan at 941-504-9232.
 
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This new site provides streamlined services for existing as well as potential new clients, while also providing our staff with technology integration that allows us to be more effective in our daily operations. Not only can clients view our listings, but they can also search for a home or get pre-qualified for a mortgage and much more. The new site also provides rich multi-media content for potential new clients, showing them the benefits of hiring a professional Agent in an engaging, highly professional presentation format that will create new demand for our services. Going forward, the underlying a la mode net.X platform of our new site means that we are automatically going to be adding features and capabilities to meet our changing business requirements and keep up with the technology curve in Real Estate. We are a full service Real Estate Services firm and a recognized leader in the local market. Our firm combines a focus on customer service with the utilization of technology to provide clients with the highest quality and fastest turnaround times in the market.

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Patricia Tan Named 2011 National Association of REALTORS®
President's Liaison to National Association of Estate Agents in United Kingdom

Patricia TanSarasota, Florida October 2010 - Patricia Tan of Prudential Palms Realty was named President's Liaison to the United Kingdom by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) 2011 President Ron Phipps. President's Liaisons play a dynamic role in maintaining NAR's partnerships with 80 national real estate associations in 59 countries. They also serve on NAR's Global Alliances Advisory Group.

Tan's responsibilities as President's Liaison will include hosting delegations from the U.K.'s National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) who visit U.S.A. She will also attend the NAEA's annual meeting in the United Kingdom and be responsible for organizing trade missions and visits between real estate professionals from both countries. She will focus on further developing relationships between both Associations as a strong foundation for networking between the Associations and their members.

U.K. buyers are the second largest group of international buyers in Florida, after Canadians. They represent 15% of all international transactions in the State, according to research conducted by NAR. The most popular destination for U.K. buyers is Orlando, followed by Sarasota/Bradenton and then St Petersburg/Clearwater.

Tan, a native of England who relocated to Florida in 1997, is very familiar with real estate practices in U.K., having worked with an American real estate franchise as they tried to establish themselves in the U.K. market in the early 1990s. She currently works as International Sales Director of Prudential Palms Realty in Sarasota, where she is a real estate practitioner and responsible for development and implementation of the company's international marketing strategy. This year she has been involved with marketing and sales programs in Canada, United Kingdom and China, promoting investment in Florida real estate. She is a past chair person of the Sarasota Association of Realtors International Council and works to organize the Association's International Real Estate Congress each year. She holds NAR designations Certified International Property Specialist, and Graduate Realtor Institute.

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May 28, 2010
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Carla Rayman And Patricia Tan Of Prudential Palms Realty Named Featured Speakers At RISmedia’s 2010 Leadership Conference – ‘The Real Estate Social Media Summit’

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 27, 2010)  Prudential Palms Realty is proud to announce that Carla Rayman and Patricia Tan of the Your Global Agents Team will once again be featured speakers at RISMedia’s 2010 Leadership Conference – the Real Estate Social Media Summit.

RISMedia, the Leader in Real Estate Information Systems, will hold its 21st annual conference—one of the most popular and informative real estate business conferences of the year—on June 9-10, 2010, just outside of New York City at the beautiful and conveniently located Hilton Rye Town in Westchester County, New York.

This year’s Conference will take the form of a Summit on real estate Social Media and Mobile Strategies for both brokers and sales associates to help these professionals best meet the demands of today’s home buyers and sellers.

Rayman, the Director of International Business Development for Prudential Palms Realty will take part in the session, Getting the Most Out of Social Media in the Least Amount of Time.  This panel discussion will kick off the two day conference.  Patricia Tan, who is International Sales Director for the company, will take part in the panel that discusses Enhancing Agents' Value Proposition to Consumers.

Other sessions at the conference will discuss the latest technology advances that realtors can use to market properties more effectively, with a focus on the use of social media and mobile technology.  Rayman and Tan are well known for their presence in the International real estate market, and they will bring a global perspective to the conference.
 
CARLA RAYMAN
Originally from Pennsylvania, Carla Rayman moved to Sarasota in 1996. She is a graduate from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor's degree in communications and special interest in American Sign Language. She has earned the real estate designations:  TRC, GRI, e-Pro and CIPS.  She currently serves on the following boards and committees:
Florida Association of Realtors International Operations Committee
Sarasota Association of Realtors Board of Directors and International Council
Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce International Business Council
FIABCI Southwest Florida Chapter
US-Panama Business Council Southeast Region
and is President, Sarasota Sister Cities responsible for Sister City relationships in Canada, Scotland, Russia, France, Italy, Israel and China.

Carla serves as Director of International Business Development for Prudential Palms Realty in Sarasota, where she works extensively with developers in the Caribbean and Latin America.
 
 
PATRICIA TAN
Patricia Tan was born in England, and moved to Sarasota in 1997.  Her career in international sales and marketing has afforded her the opportunity to live and work in many countries around the world, including Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Germany, France, Belgium, Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Patricia spent five years as a Director of an American real estate franchise in England in 1990s, when American real estate companies were just entering the European market.
Patricia has earned the realtor designations of CIPS, GRI, and TRC.
She has served as Chairperson of SAR’s International Council, and serves on FAR’s International Operations Committee.

She currently works as International Sales Director for Prudential Palms Realty in Sarasota, where her focus is to bring international buyers to the local market.  She has recently made marketing trips to Europe, Asia and Canada.  These marketing trips usually involve presenting the Florida real estate market at international property shows, and holding seminars for consumers interested in buying property in USA or emigrating there.



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Your Global Agents And The Sarasota Film Festival

April 1, 2010
 
Sarasota, FL —Your Global Agents, Patricia Tan and Carla Rayman, are proud to announce their sponsorship of two new films at this year’s Sarasota Film Festival. Their films this year will be JOHN RABE and SOLITARY MAN.
 
JOHN RABE, starring Steve Buscemi, Ulrich Tukur, and Anne Consigny, is a historical epic about aGerman business man working in Nanking, China in the late 1930’s when the Japanese invaded and began murdering hundreds of thousands of civilians.  Directed by Florian Gallenberger and produced by Mathias Schwerbrock, JOHN RABE will be shown April 17th at 4:00 p.m. and April 18th at noon. Screenings will be at the Regal Cinemas Hollywood in downtown Sarasota.
 
Michael Douglas shines in a challenging and complex lead role in SOLITARY MAN along with Danny DeVito, Susan Sarandon, and Jesse Eisenberg. A timely story about a down on his luck businessman whose misfortune forces him to confront old demons he’d prefer to leave buried. Once a successful New York car mogul, divorce, greed and shameless womanizing has left Ben with more enemies than friends. When it seems that he can’t sink lower, Ben must decide whether to redeem himself or continue on the same hedonistic road to nowhere. A candid tale of struggle and redemption, SOLITARY MAN. Was directed by Brian Koppelman, David Levien and produced by Heidi Jo Markel, Paul Schiff and Steven Soderbergh. SOLITARY MAN will be shown April 15th at 7:45 p.m. and April 18th at 3:00 p.m. Screenings will be at the Regal Cinemas Hollywood in downtown Sarasota.
 
Sarasota Film Festival
 
Sarasota will become a slice of Tinseltown as several Hollywood stars descend for the 12th annual Sarasota Film Festival from April 9 to April 18. Celebrity guests include new and old faces to the festival, such as actors Kevin Kline, Patricia Clarkson, Ben Foster, Stanley Tucci, Steve Buscemi, Vincent D’Onofrio, director John Landis and others. The new box office will be across the street from Regal Cinemas Hollywood 20 in the Synovus Bank Building. Tickets are also available at 366-6200 and www.sarasotafilmfestival.com.
 
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For more information contact:
Patricia Tan or Carla Rayman
941-504-9232
pat@patriciatan.com or carla@carlarayman.com

 

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Pat Tan to Speak at RISMedia’s 2010 Real Estate Leadership Conference—‘The Real Estate Social Media Summit’

RISMedia’s 2010 Real Estate Leadership Conference—‘The Real Estate Social Media Summit’—will provide the perfect backdrop for real estate professionals who are looking to capitalize, even in today’s challenging market.

 

Industry experts Bob Kelly, Charles Maione, Patricia Tan, Becky Boomsma, Bill Caci and LP Finn are among the top-producing agent panelists who will offer insight into how you can positively impact your bottom line by enhancing your value proposition to consumers during the session titled: “Enhancing Agents’ Value Proposition to Consumers” at this year’s Leadership Conference. The session will take place on Thursday, June 10 from 1:50-2:50 p.m. at the Hilton Rye Town in Westchester County, New York.

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Your Global Agents Awarded 2009 President's Circle Award

March 1, 2010 - The Your Global Agents team consisting of Carla Rayman, Patricia Tan, Esti Baughen, Valentina Pippin, and Lee Pippin of Prudential Palms Realty were recently awarded the 2009 President’s Circle Award. The President’s Circle Award is granted by the Prudential Real Estate Network to top performing agents who are in the top 3% of sales professionals/teams in all of North America.

In December, Rayman and Tan, Directors of Prudential Palms’ International Division, were also presented with the 2009 President’s Award by the Sarasota Association of Realtors for their contribution to the association in marketing Sarasota real estate worldwide.

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Every year, the Sarasota Association of Realtors® (SAR) recognizes a handful of valuable leaders and singles them out as strong examples of how to make a difference in the lives of others. Carla Rayman and Patricia Tan of Prudential Palms Realty were recently recognized with the 2009 SAR President’s Award for their unwavering devotion to the concept of broadening and expanding the local real estate industry into the entire world. Read More

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