International Real Estate Professionals

Find the information, education, and connections you need to thrive in the growing field of international real estate. NAR works to make the global real estate market accessible, profitable, and ethical for REALTORS®, and offers International REALTOR® Membership to real estate practitioners outside the U.S.

CIPS Designation

The Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation is for REALTORS® from the United States and abroad, as well as association staff and volunteer leaders who wish to develop or grow their international real estate business. It will provide you with the knowledge, research, network, and tools to globalize your business.

AHWD Certification

The At Home With Diversity (AHWD) certification is designed to prepare REALTORS® to work effectively with and within today’s increasingly diverse pool of homebuyers, with expertise that transcends cultural barriers.

Find a REALTOR® Worldwide       Find a CIPS

How to Translate nar.realtor Web Pages

The United States Visa and Immigration Policy’s Impact on Foreign Investment

NAR Global Business & Alliances Committee presents a discussion on the impact of Visa issues on foreign direct investment here in the U.S. Speakers include NAR staff Lisa Calarco and Russell Riggs, along with Jason Finkelman, Immigration Attorney, and Christopher Chung, CEO of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina.

Advertisement

The Visa Landscape

This issue of Global Perspectives helps CIPS designees learn the current landscape of visas in the U.S.

Local Market Assessments

These state-level case studies can help you learn to identify and cultivate global business, which is a growing real estate specialty in the...

Most NAR members know that the REALTOR® community is comprised of nearly 1,600 local, state, and territorial associations, spanning from Guam to Cape Cod and hundreds of points in between.  Many members are surprised, however, to learn that NAR also maintains bilateral partnerships with over 80 trade associations, franchises, and government entities in nearly 60 countries.  From Argentina to...

One of the things to know about the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Institute is that there's a lot of ground to cover. It features five full days of courses, with in-depth looks at global business, real estate practices in different countries and regions, and key tools for practitioners who want to do transactions with international clients.

Right now, I'm about...