Patricia Tan, GRI,CIPS, TRC
Tel: +1 (941) 504 9232
Fax: +1 (480) 247 5180
Approved to Teach:
Global Real Estate: Local Markets
Global Real Estate: Transaction Tools
The Business of U.S. Real Estate
Europe & International Real Estate
The Americas & International Real Estate
Asia/Pacific & International Real Estate
Carla Rayman and Patricia Tan, formed their real estate business “Your Global Agents” in 2005 to serve clients in international real estate transactions. As active agents in the international field, they bring a practical approach to instructing and a wealth of real life experiences in the day-to-day practice of international real estate. Carla and Patricia “team teach” many classes. This ensures students get the benefit of two instructors’ insight into the subjects being discussed. Carla was born and raised in U.S.A. and has spent much of her real estate career working in the Americas with an emphasis on Canada, Panama and Costa Rica. Patricia is from U.K. and has worked in several European and Asian countries including China, Singapore and Malaysia.
Their real estate team operates through a global network of professionals whose local expertise ensures a successful real estate transaction - immigration, real estate law and taxes for instance. Together with six other team members, Patricia and Carla currently serve property buyers and sellers in Florida, Central and South America, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia. They travel extensively speaking, exhibiting, and educating on international real estate and how to buy property in the USA.
The duo are Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) instructors through the National Association of Realtors and available to teach or consult worldwide. They also hold the designations of Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), Transnational Referral Certification (TRC) and Fine Homes Specialist. Carla and Patricia regularly contribute articles to U.S. and overseas magazines, and are involved with international activities of the Sarasota, Florida and National Associations of Realtors. They have organized and emceed the annual Sarasota International Real Estate Congress since its inception in 2007.
Both ladies were accepted to the Top 5 in Real Estate Network® as a result of their sales performance, focus on education, professional skills and service to the consumer and the community.
Their achievements in sales led Carla and Patricia to be named to Prudential's Chairman’s Circle in 2010. They were President's Award winners of the Sarasota Association of Realtors in 2009. The Association also honored Carla as Realtor of the Year in 2008 and President's Award winner in 2007.
Carla and Patricia are members of several industry and international professional organizations including The International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI), the Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP), Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA), Real Estate Educators Association (REEA) and Business Networks International (BNI). Carla is 2nd Vice Chair of the US-Panama Business Council S.E. and serves as past president of the Sarasota Sister Cities organization She is on the board of directors for the Sarasota Association of Realtors, Florida Realtors, Sarasota-Manatee World Affairs Council and the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce International Business Council.
Patricia currently serves as the National Association of Realtors President’s Liaison to the National Association of Estate Agents in U.K