Event

DEC. 11 • 12 PM - 2 PM

Taste of Global

Interested in learning how you can start or enhance and grow your international referral base?

Join the Global Council of Mainstreet for an interactive and informational networking event to gain cultural awareness and best business practices in working with certain countries from around the world. There will also be culinary appetizers for each of the featured countries to enjoy.

The event will feature a round table format in which selected Certified International Property Specialists will lead discussions, educating attendees through:

  • Sharing their knowledge and experience working within various countries/regions
  • Providing you with the tools and resources they use for their business

Countries that will be a focus this year:

  • Greece
  • Japan
  • Netherlands
  • Belize
Date & Time
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
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Location
MORe's Downers Grove Office Classroom A
6655 Main St.
Downers Grove IL 60516
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Format

In-Person

Price

$30 Member

$40 Non-Member

Speakers

Hans Volk
Broker, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services

Professional Designations

  • Licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker
  • Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)
  • Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA)
  • Liaison to the Netherlands Consul for Real Estate matters in Illinois
  • Candidate Global Ambassador to The Netherland and Belgium for Real Estate

Background...

Professional Designations

  • Licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker
  • Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)
  • Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA)
  • Liaison to the Netherlands Consul for Real Estate matters in Illinois
  • Candidate Global Ambassador to The Netherland and Belgium for Real Estate

Background and Experience

After a 40-year career in international sales management and product development, Hans became a licensed real estate broker in Illinois in 2016. Hans wanted to use his languages, experience in international sales, understanding of the nuances of doing business internationally, and his previous property ownership in the Netherlands and Australia in his new real estate career. He received his CIPS training and certification in 2017. Hans has represented international buyers and sellers in the Chicago metro property market. He has been an active member of the Global Committee with MORe since 2017. Hans has been working to establish positive and respectful relationships within the Dutch and Belgium real estate communities. He is a member of the Chicago Dutch Club, a social club. He has visited NVM while in the Netherlands, which is the Netherlands equivalent of the NAR, and liaises with the Chicago Dutch Consulate and trade officers regularly both socially and professionally. Hans is a candidate for the Global Ambassador to the Netherlands and Belgium. Hans has traveled to over 55 countries and continues to maintain relationships with his former distributors/clients.

Hans’ real estate license is with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services KoenigRubloff Realty Group in their Hinsdale office. Berkshire Hathaway Home Services is very well recognized in the international real estate sales market.

Language Fluency

Dutch, German, Flemish, and English

Ayumi DeLoney
Broker, Compass- Team Duong Kim Global
Oliver Dewgard
Broker, Coldwell Banker Residential

Oliver Dewgard is a REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker where he helps homeowners list and negotiate the sale of their house.  Oliver works with homebuyers to find the home of their dreams and has special experience in working with Military Veterans (VA Loans) and international real estate transactions.  Technology is a major part of the real estate process and I will use the mobi...

Oliver Dewgard is a REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker where he helps homeowners list and negotiate the sale of their house.  Oliver works with homebuyers to find the home of their dreams and has special experience in working with Military Veterans (VA Loans) and international real estate transactions.  Technology is a major part of the real estate process and I will use the mobile Internet including social media to promote and communicate your real estate offer around the world.

Oliver is on the Global Business Council at Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS®(MORe).  His Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation identifies his knowledge and experience in working with international clients.

 Education and Training

  • Licensed Realtor in Illinois
  • Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)
  • MBA in International Business, DePaul University
  • BS in Finance, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
  • Military Veteran - US Marine Corps

 Areas of Expertise

  • First Time Home Buyer
  • Home Sellers
  • International Buyers
  • Property Investment
  • Negotiation
  • Belize Property

Personal Background

Oliver’s values are based on integrity, fair and honest treatment.  Oliver is a veteran of the US Marine Corps and loves to travel. He enjoys the outdoors, meeting new people and has a passion for tea. Oliver resides in Naperville with his wife and two kids, one an incoming freshman at Michigan State and the other a junior at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.

Marsha Collins-Mroz
Broker, Homesmart Connect LLC