Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Costa Rica Realtors Will Syndicate Listings from the Costa Rica MLS to New REALTOR.com/International

CRGAR’s Participation Means Costa Rica Will Be One of the First Central American Markets to Be Featured!

NAR Convention, Anaheim, California – November 12, 2011 – The Costa Rica Global Association of REALTORS® (CRGAR) has signed an agreement with Realtor.com to provide International property listings from Costa Rica. Listings from users of the Costa Rica MLS are planned to begin to appear on the Realtor.com International website by early next year.  Realtor.com is one of the world’s most recognized consumer property websites with over 17,000,000 unique visitors each month.

“Realtor.com is happy to welcome CRGAR’s REALTORS® and their listings from the Costa Rica MLS. Adding the global dimension to Realtor.com has been under preparation for the past year, and we are proud to be associated with CRGAR’s, NAR-Member REALTORS®”, stated Bob Greenspan, Realtor.com Vice President for Industry Relations.


Anaheim Convention Center 

Signing Agreement - L-R – Standing: Jeff Hornberger and Carlos Fuentes (NAR),
Bob Greenspan (Realtor.com), Alberto Triquell (CRGAR),
Seated: Jennifer Wiziarde (NAR), Allen Lungo and Laura Murray (CRGAR)

“CRGAR has worked hard to implement the Costa Rica MLS, and to assure users that the data for each listing is accurate, timely, and reliable”, added Alberto Triquell, CRGAR Vice President and Costa Rica MLS instructor. “We are pleased that Realtor.com will help offer our listings to global investors and real estate professionals.”

CRGAR received recognition for its participation from NAR and Realtor.com during the opening sessions of the Global Alliance at the NAR Annual Convention in Anaheim, California, concluding Monday, November 14, 2011.


International Expo –Central America Session   L-R Alberto Triquell and Laura Murray (CRGAR)              

Award Ceremony for Realtor.com Partners L-R Allen Lungo (CRGAR),
Janet Branton (NAR Senior VP), Errol Samuelson (Realtor.com)

CRGAR has maintained a bi-lateral agreement with the National Association of Realtor (NAR) in the United States, and requires all of its REALTOR® members to become individual members of NAR, as well. By doing so, all CRGAR REALTORS® are subject to NAR’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Practice.

For more information, info@crgar.com

The Costa Rica Global Association of REALTORS® (CRGAR), is affiliated with the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) in the United States, and is the only such association in Central America to require its members to become individual members of NAR, as well. CRGAR offers REALTOR® training classes, ethical enforcement, peer-licensing, international affiliations, special events, and access to the Costa Rica MLS. CRGAR will offer a full CIPS Institute in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, January 9-14, 2011. For information, email to info@crgar.com.


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  2. As a Costa Rica Real Estate Expert I really appreciate,Costa Rica Global Association of REALTORS,great work.well done...Best of luck

  3. The world of real estate in Costa Rica has become more difficult than ever due to the economic crisis. So it's encouraging to hear that the association is doing a good job at this time. Congratulations on the progress that has been demonstrated, and thank you very much!