Awards and Certifications


 “The International Consortium of Real Estate Associations (ICREA)”

A Consortium of the world’s leading real estate associations, is committed to the right to own and transfer real property. ICREA sets standards for international real estate practice and facilitates worldwide real estate transactions through its website.

ICREA and its member associations are committed to high standards of professional conduct for member brokers. Each member association has a country-specific code of conduct and, collectively, the organization has adopted a statement on International Principles of Conduct.

resort-and-second-home-property-specialist-RSPS“Resort and Second Home Property Specialist”

RSPS is recognized as an official NAR Certification, and allows buyers and sellers to have confidence in the ability of a REALTOR® who specializes in buying, selling or management of properties for investment, development, retirement, or second homes in a resort, recreational and/or vacation destination, to assist them with their search.


certified-international-property-specialist-CIPS “Certified International Property Specialist® (CIPS)”

The Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Designation is the only designation of its kind in the real estate community. It’s synonymous with advanced expertise, a global perspective and distinct understanding of a global buyer, and comes with powerful brand recognition with designees in nearly 40 countries. By working with a CIPS certified REALTOR®, you instantly align yourself with the best in the business, and gain exposure to our influential network of international professionals.

Transnational-Referral-Certification-TRC“Transnational Referral Certification® (TRC)”

The Transnational Referral Certification (TRC) was developed to help real estate professionals better serve clients and customers who are looking to buy or sell real property outside their own country and who will benefit from working with a real estate professional in that foreign market. TRC certified real estate professionals are trained not only in the mechanics of cross-border client referrals, but also in how to work in the client’s best interests in the same manner they would a domestic client. All TRCs adhere to a national professional code of conduct.

Cross-border transactions can be complex, so it is important to involve a professional who understands local market business practices and market conditions. TRC REALTORS® are well prepared to provide quality service to buyers and sellers with international property interests



The International Real Estate Federation – (FIABCI-USA) is a multi-discipline, networking organization for all professionals associated with real estate transactions. We provide information, connections and concierge services to help you expand your global network. With members in more than 50 countries and World, Regional and National Congresses throughout the year, you can travel and meet like-minded professionals of the highest caliber anywhere in the world. FIABCI also enjoys Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.


 “Association of International Property Professionals”

Building confidence in international property by promoting the highest standards of professionalism in the international property industry, the Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP) has been set up to provide the consumer with confidence, and the industry professionals with a united voice.

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