Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)

Step into the global arena and market your business to the world with CIPS.

RI REALTORS® now offers the two CORE classes in the CIPS designation!

Last year foreign buyers spent $153 billion on U.S. residential real estate. CIPS education will provide you with the knowledge and resources to position yourself as a global expert.

Taking the CIPS courses will teach you the critical aspects of international real estate transactions, including:

  • Globalization of economics
  • International Capital flow
  • Marketing and business planning strategies
  • Roles and expectations in international transaction

Learn more about the CIPS designation

Upcoming Courses:

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#316 Global Real Estate: Local Market (7 CEs)
January 23, 2020 – 9am – 5pm
Overview of the international real estate business environment, including capital flow, currencies, government regulations and cultures. Topics such as international brokerage, networking, marketing, and selling will also be discussed.
Instructor: Ron Phipps

Early bird pricing (until 1/3/20)
Member: $139  |  Non-member: $159

After 1/3/20
Member: $159  |  Non-member: $179

Non-members can register online here or contact the professional development department directly at 401-432-6903.
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#326 Global Real Estate: Transaction Tools (7 CEs)
January 24, 2020 – 9am – 5pm
Provides learners with the tools needed to present investment information to international clients—in their currency and area. Students will learn how to measure investment performance, prepare financial projections, and understand the effects of taxes and exchange rates on investment.
Instructor: Ron Phipp

Early bird pricing (until 1/3/20)
Member: $139  |  Non-member: $159

After 1/3/20
Member: $159  |  Non-member: $179

Non-members can register online here or contact the professional development department directly at 401-432-6903.

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Once you complete the two classroom courses and three elective online courses, NAR members in good standing can apply for the CIPS designation, the only international designation recognized by the National Association of REALTORS®.