International business hinges on networking with real estate professionals around the world. NAR Global provides many ways to connect!

Official Group: NAR CIPS Designees

Over 2,200 members share global tips, news, and hundreds of referrals each year in this closed Facebook group for CIPS designees. It’s an excellent way to make new connections and discover real estate opportunities around the world!

Global Business Councils

Roughly 140 state and local REALTOR® associations have built independent Global Business Councils. They offer a cadre of programs focused on enhancing members’ global opportunities, including informal learning sessions, networking events, and more.

Find one near you: nar.realtor/global/global-business-councils/global-business-councils-directory

REALTORS® Conference & Expo

Roughly 2,000 international members from over 60 countries have attended past in-person gatherings of the REALTORS® Conference & Expo. The Global track is like a conference within a conference. Discover abundant international networking and learning opportunities.

Directories

Two ways to find like-minded real estate professionals focused on international business:

1. Find a REALTOR®

Pros: It’s the largest NAR directory, including all US and international members. Plus, it offers extensive search options.

Cons: Search results only provide basic contact details.

Visit: nar.realtor/directories

2. CIPS Search

Pros: It’s the easiest way to find CIPS designees around the world and learn details on languages spoken, areas of expertise, and countries and regions of specialization.

Cons: You’ll encounter incomplete details if a CIPS designee hasn’t updated their profile.

Visit nar.realtor/cips-search

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About Global Perspectives

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.

Learn more about earning the CIPS designation