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...

The National Association of REALTORS® Conference & Expo is the best U.S.-based event for meeting and building business with global practitioners from around the world. But getting the most from this meeting requires understanding how it operates and where to invest your time. Here are several important tips.

This year in Global Perspectives, we’ve provided in-depth coverage on international hotspots, the thriving Brazilian real estate market, identifying opportunities through local colleges and universities, and tips for increasing your online presence. By renewing your CIPS membership, you will continue to receive the benefit of Global Perspectives and the subsequent webinars to learn practical tips and techniques for building your global business.

U.S. Rolls Out the International Red Carpet

Each November, the National Association of REALTORS® holds its largest annual gathering in a major U.S. city. This year, San Francisco plays host to 22,000 REALTORS® and guests from over 50 countries. The four-day REALTORS® Conference & Expo includes governance meetings, education sessions, a trade expo and many...

The real estate business may be about properties, but ultimately it’s about people. Making the right connections usually results in more business, a fact that’s even more true when you’re cultivating relationships that cross borders. To make those important inroads, you need to maximize your networking opportunities—understand where to meet the right people and how to best connect with them.

Transaction Management

Solutions from industry leaders in eSignature, forms software, and transaction management services.