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International Real Estate


Global real estate opportunities are everywhere. People move to the U.S. from other countries, foreign-born individuals residing in the U.S. move to new markets, and Americans look to purchase overseas. No matter which audience you cater to, NAR Global connects you to a network of qualified REALTORS®, provides education to help you work with international clients, and delivers the business tools to help you globalize your business.

NAR provides specialized training and support for REALTORS® who work in this niche market.

Find a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS).


For International Real Estate Specialists

International REALTOR® Membership
Members of NAR cooperating associations throughout the world can join NAR and take advantage of the power of a million-plus member organization.

CIPS Designation
The Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Designation gives you the knowledge, research, network and tools to globalize your business.

Global Meetings and Events
See a list of worldwide events that NAR participates in, are hosted by our cooperating associations, or are sponsored by another industry alliance.

Global Alliances
NAR maintains formal relationships with 100 organized real estate associations around the world.

Find the information, education, and connections you need to thrive in the growing field of international real estate.

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