IAR Multicultural Summit

The Illinois Association of REALTORS® held a Multicultural Summit April 26, 2013, in Oak Brook, Ill. The program was designed to help Illinois REALTORS® understand cultural diversity and discover business opportunities in the Caribbean and South Africa.

Investing in the Caribbean

Maria Davies 

REALTOR® Maria Davies, VP, World Council of Brokers, FIABCI, discusses real estate investment in Grenada.

Christine Klein 

REALTOR® Christine Klein takes participants through the way real estate works in Jamaica.

Investing in South Africa

Ahmed Badat 

REALTOR® Ahmed Badat, a South African native, talks about the history and cutlture of the country.

Donnadelia Maluleke 

Donnadelliah Maluleke, Counsel Economic for South Africa's Midwest consulate in Chicago, talks about the nation's economy and growth.

Keynote Speaches

Julius Cartwright


Julius L. Cartwright, President/CEO of the National Assocaition of Real Estate Brokers.

Mary Carmen


Mary Carmen R. Madrid-Crost, a lawyer, discusses the legal requirements for foreign investors in the U.S. market.


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by NAR Diversity Initiative Grant

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