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CIPS - Certified International Property Specialist Courses

Please note: NAR membership and the CIPS designation program are NOT granted by REIC. REIC only offers CIPS courses. For more information, visit the NAR website.

International buyers traditionally spend more money on homes and pay in cash more frequently than domestic purchasers. Knowledge and preparation are keys to growing your business with this buyer group. The CIPS curriculum is synonymous with advanced expertise, a global perspective and a distinct understanding of a global buyer.

Course Curriculum

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For more information on course content, click here.

Core Courses

  • Global Real Estate: Local Markets
  • The Business of U.S. Real Estate

Elective Courses

  • The Americas and International Real Estate
  • Europe and International Real Estate
  • Asia/Pacific and International Real Estate

Designation Quick Facts

  • Completion of the two (2) core courses, and all three (3) elective courses is required to earn the CIPS designation.
  • After completing the education requirements, students must submit the CIPS designation application for Canada.
  • There is a recurring dues fee of $220 (U.S.) for this designation.

For full designation information, visit the NAR website.

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