Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Institute

40 CE (Education)

**RANM Members are eligible for Scholarships ($50 per class/$300 for entire Institute.) Opportunities are limited and full registration price will apply when scholarship seats are full. Call GAAR at 505-842-1433, Option 4 to register at a reduced rate.**

Last year foreign buyers buyers spent $153 billion on U.S. residential real estate. CIPS education will provide you the the knowledge and resources to position yourself as a global expert. This 5-day course will satisfy the education requirements to apply for your CIPS designation, the only international designation recognized by the National Association of REALTORS®.

Step into the global arena and market your business to the world with CIPS.  Attend the 5-day CIPS course and fulfill the classrooms requirements for the CIPS designation.

December 10, 2018 - Global Real Estate: Local Markets

December 11, 2018 - Global Real Estate: Transaction Tools

December 12, 2018 - Asia/Pacific & International Real Estate

December 13, 2018 - Europe and International Real Estate

December 14, 2018 - The Americas & International Real Estate

CIPS Designation Requirements

  • Complete two core courses, three elective courses and pass a multiple choice exam at the end of each course.
  • For additional requirements and details concerning the CIPS designation process please visit: www.nar.realtor/cips

Early bird registration deadline November 16, 2018.


Brett Brown is currently a Broker/Salesperson with Downing-Frye Realty, Inc. in Naples, Florida. Brett has more than 35 years of real estate experience, specializing in International, residential and on-site development sales. As an Instructor for courses offered by the National Association of REALTORS, Brett is approved to teach Local Markets (CIPS), Transaction Tools (CIPS), Asia/Pacific International Real Estate (CIPS), Europe International (CIPS), the Americas (CIPS), Resort & Second Home (RSPS) and was one of the inaugural instructors for the Global Business for State and Local Associations. In 2009 while holding the office of President of the Naples Area Board of REALTORS, Brett initiated a global committee and network under the guidance of NAR as part of a pilot program for implementing global into a local Association. Brett has earned his ABRM, AHWD, CIPS, CRB, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, RSPS, SFR, and SRES designations and certifications


Monday, December 10, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


GAAR REALTOR® Building (Map it)


$650 GAAR REALTOR® Member Price
$750 Non-GAAR REALTOR® Member Price


Brett Brown