UK - The Investment Property Forum is holding a three-day international property investment course in London later this year.
The course is designed to help qualified professionals from both the UK and Europe who work in the international markets. It will provide an understanding of the contextual differences between key international real estate markets, give an overview of current trends and an insight into performance measurement issues.
For more information about the course, which starts on November 1, log on to www.ipf.org.uk
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