Helena Nordstrom Achieves Membership in Elite International Real Estate Network

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 26, 2010) Helena Nordstrom, REALTOR® ASP, CIPS, GRI, SFR, TRC of Prudential Palms Realty will be awarded the prestigious Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation and will join a worldwide referral network of elite global real estate practitioners with expertise in working with international clients as well as immigrants. The CIPS Designation is awarded by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), which represents over 1,200,000 REALTORS® in the United States. Helena Nordstrom will be formally recognized at 2010 REALTORS® Conference & Trade Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana on November 6, 2010.

Members of the Global Network are crucial players in today’s global real estate market. The CIPS designation recognizes members who have achieved the necessary training and experience to work successfully with international clients and properties. To earn the CIPS designation, REALTORS® complete rigorous coursework devoted to learning cultural differences and international business practices. Designees must also prove achievement in international real estate transactions. Nordstrom joins a distinguished society of over 1600 real estate professionals throughout the world who have earned the CIPS designation.

For more information on the CIPS designation, contact the National Association of REALTORS® at 800-874-6500 or visit the Global Network website at www.realtor.org/Global
About Prudential Palms Realty and Lakewood Ranch Realty (A Sister Company):

Prudential Palms Realty and Prudential Lakewood Ranch Realty combine top local agents with the latest technology to provide powerful strategies for finding or selling homes. The brokerage has offices servicing Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties with over 250 sales professionals. The companies are independently owned and operated members of the Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., one of the leading real estate brokerage networks in North America. For more information on Prudential Palms Realty, call 941.926.7000 or visitwww.PrudentialPalmsRealty.com or Lakewood Ranch Realty, call 941.907.2000 or visit www.LakewoodRanchRealty.com
ATTACHMENT: Photo – H. Nordstrom

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