Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Courses

Fulfill the classroom requirements for the CIPS designation at the five-day CIPS Institute.

The Institute is a focused five-day program administered by the National Association of REALTORS® Global, which incorporates the vital elements of international transactions. Attendees study currency and exchange rate issues, cultural exchange factors, regional market conditions, investment performance, and tax and legal issues. The CIPS education is valuable to a wide variety of professionals, including U.S. practitioners, non-U.S. practitioners, lenders, developers, and Association Executives. CIPS designees enjoy CIPS Network membership privileges, international marketing and research services, as well as peer events.


  • Grow your business by leaps and bounds
  • Expand your real estate reach
  • Learn unique marketing strategies
  • Double your production potential

Location of courses/program
The Terraces on Sir Tyler
1826 Sir Tyler Drive
Wilmington, NC 28405

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Mayfaire
1014 Ashes Drive, Wilmington, NC 28405

Group Rate: $129 per night, plus tax. Rate includes complimentary breakfast, parking and Wi-Fi. Cutoff date for this special rate is July 6, 2018.

Course Schedule

  • August 6 – Global Real Estate: Local Markets
  • August 7 – Global Real Estate: Transaction Tools
  • August 8 – Asia/Pacific & International Real Estate
  • August 9 – Europe & International Real Estate
  • August 10 – The Americas & International Real Estate

Cost (full 5 days):

  • $499 (early bird by 7/15/18)
  • $599 (7/15/18 – 8/1/18)

Registration Deadline: 8/1/18

Times: 8:30 – 5:30 p.m. (each day)

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Join us for the CIPS Institute with instructor Ginni Field

Ginni Field began her real estate career in August of 1986 as a sales associate and was recruited to manage a branch in January of 1989, remaining in branch management for large offices for over 21 years. She serves on the National Association of REALTORS® Professional Development Committee and has served on the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers (CRB) Board of Directors, as well as vice chair of the CRB Professional Development committee.

About the Certified International Property Specialist Designation (CIPS)

Global real estate opportunities are everywhere. People move to the U.S. from other countries every day and foreign-born individuals residing in the U.S. move to new markets. Americans in your current market may look to invest in property overseas. No matter which audience you cater to, the CIPS designation will provide you with the knowledge, research, network and tools to globalize and expand your business.