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.

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Reducing Risks

This issue of Global Perspectives helps CIPS designees face additional risk management considerations.

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...

Asking “How much should my website cost?” is like asking, “How much will a new house cost?” It depends on the size, features and workmanship. Good websites are not cheap, but they’re one of the best investments you can make in your business.When budgeting for your new or re-vamped website, carefully consider how much business you want to attract and how important...

Take your real estate business to a higher level by registering for the 2014 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, November 7-10, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Network with the “best of the best” in global business at the following events geared toward international professionals.

Global Day

Features a full day of targeted sessions for international audiences, including an...


Real estate professionals must be cognizant of copyright issues when it comes to listing content, most notably in connection with listing photographs.

Commitment to Excellence

Developing and enhancing 11 competencies that indicate a REALTOR®'s commitment to ethics, advocacy, technology, data privacy, and customer service.