NAR maintains formal relationships with 94 organized real estate associations around the world, giving REALTORS® confidence in working with professionals that abide by a code of ethics. These bilateral partnerships exist in 73 countries to help you establish business partnerships and referral opportunities.
Real Estate Practices Around the World – Educate yourself in the real estate practices of the countries you do business in, so you can best prepare your clients for the process.
Cooperating Associations – These are 94 associations outside of the United States that serve the real estate community in their respective countries. NAR has agreements in 73 countries.
Ambassador Associations – Think "Sister-City" program. This program links a foreign Cooperating Association with a U.S. state or local REALTOR® association. The Ambassador Association works closely with a Global Ambassador and Regional Coordinator to expand global business opportunities.
Global Ambassadors – NAR members appointed by the NAR President to serve as his or her liaison to each of NAR's foreign Cooperating Associations. Global Ambassadors are generally CIPS designees and, ideally, have some knowledge of the country's culture and language.
Allied Industry Partners – NAR forms relationships with international organizations who share the same understanding of the real estate market, its developments, and short and long term goals to serve its respective members. This list of alliances can include various types of organizations, from regional network associations and federations, to private industry alliances.
Get Involved Locally – Global Business Councils
Local boards around the nation establish global or international councils/committees dedicated to globally themed education, programming, and networking for their members.
Market-to-Market – The Market-to-Market program offers the information and tools to connect you with the world of international real estate. NAR has more than 80 cooperative agreements with foreign real estate associations. Using the resources provided by these connections, members can develop business relationships across the globe, networking with the international real estate community in a safe and ethical environment.