A Global Snapshot of CIPS Designees

  • The number of CIPS designees in Canada has quadrupled in the past two years
  • 25% of designees' business is from global transactions, up 20% from two years ago
  • The median total earnings in 2016 of CIPS designees was $107,500, compared to a median of $42,500 for REALTORS® overall
  • Languages spoken by CIPS Designees:
    • Afrikaanz, American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Czech/Slovak, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Farsi, Filipino, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Taiwanese, Thai, Turkish, Ukranian, Urdu, Vietnamese

Among All CIPS Designees

95% Work With Inbound Clients

Top Countries of Origin:

  • 34% China
  • 32% Canada
  • 31% USA
  • 30% Mexico
  • 26% United Kingdom
  • 22% India

47% Work With Outbound Clients

Top Destination Countries:

  • 11% USA
  • 8%  Canada
  • 8%  Mexico
  • 6%  United Kingdom
  • 5%  France
  • 5%  Germany
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Global Perspectives in Real Estate is a resource for global professionals, aimed at helping them globalize their local markets. Produced bi-monthly, this newsletter serves as a how-to guide and is full of useful and actionable tips. A free subscription is given to all Certified International Property Specialists (CIPS) designees.

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