The real estate sector has seen some major changes over the last decade. From the rise of tech startups to the increasing popularity of co-working spaces, the landscape of the real estate industry is constantly evolving.
As the real estate industry continues to evolve, new trends and technologies will emerge. As such, it’s important to stay abreast of these developments and take advantage of them. In order to do this, you need to attend relevant events and conferences.
In the real estate market, there are always many events happening. The sector is among one of the most trending conference and events themes for 2022. Some of these events are very important while others are just small gatherings. These events are usually organized by real estate companies or individuals. They are mostly held at hotels, restaurants, and bars. The purpose of these events is to promote their products and services.
What type of events are real estate buyers interested in?
Real estate buyers are interested in attending events such as open houses, auctions, and networking events. These events allow them to meet other potential homebuyers and learn about new properties.
What events do I go to as a real estate agent?
There are many different types of events that you can attend as a real estate agent. Some of these include Open Houses, Showings, Market Watch, New Listings, Sales Presentations, and more. These events help you learn about new trends in the market, meet other agents, and find out how they work.
What events or conferences should I watch out for in 2022?
In 2022, there will be a lot of interesting events and conferences taking place.
For those in Europe, there are some important changes taking place in the market right now, especially related to the changes and revision of some major citizenship and residency by investment programs. One of the most popular programs, the Portuguese one, is having several presentations at conferences, live webinars, or government announcements about the several important changes to its Golden Visa program at the beginning of 2022. Currently, it is considered one of the cheapest options for real estate investments in Europe, through its Portugal Golden Visa 280K Euro option, but has some particular characteristics which make tailored conferences or events specific to it, a must-attend for real estate agents and professionals.
Whether in Europe or the US, these events will give you a chance to network with other professionals and gain valuable insights into the current market changes.
There are also some events that are organized by government agencies. These events are usually held to inform the public about new laws or regulations.
Let’s check what are the most important events, conferences, or expos a real estate agent should be looking to attend (not necessarily only about real estate!)
1) National Association of Realtors (NAR) Conference & Expo
This event is held every year in Las Vegas. This conference is attended by thousands of realtors from all over the country. During this event, they hold seminars, workshops, and networking sessions. The main focus of this event is to provide information regarding real estate trends and news.
2) World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
You might wonder why we mention the Davos annual meeting in Switzerland here? This event was first started several decades ago. It is now considered the largest gathering of world leaders. Every year, representatives from various countries attend this event. They meet with each other to discuss issues such as politics, economics, and technology. And, that’s where a lot of action takes place in terms of next year’s international politics that will influence how the real estate market develops! And that’s a great opportunity to be and to do some high-influence network.
3) REALTOR® Legislative Summit
This event is held once every two years. It is hosted by NAR. This summit focuses on discussing current issues related to real estate. Topics include housing finance, tax reform, and mortgage lending.
4) International Builders Show
This event is held twice a year. It is organized by the Building Industry Association. This event is mainly focused on construction equipment, tools, and materials.
5) American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Convention
This event is held in Orlando, Florida. This event is mainly for landscape architects. It includes lectures, workshops, and exhibits.
6) ERES Annual Conference
The ERES Annual Conference is organised by the European Real Estate Society and is held in Milan between 22 and 25 June 2022. The conference offers a unique opportunity to network with colleagues from across Europe and beyond. It is held at SDA Bocconi School Of Management and provides an open forum for the exchange of ideas and the dissemination of research in areas such as real estate finance, economics, and asset management.