The CIPS designation is more valuable now than ever before. All-new benefits, including a consumer awareness materials, educational webinars, and exclusive networking opportunities have been added to the robust list of resources provided to CIPS designees.
Here’s what you’ve been missing:
Private CIPS Facebook Group
Referral exchanges take place regularly in this Facebook group comprised exclusively of CIPS designees. NAR Global staff ensures each member of the group is an active designee to maintain the integrity of the conversations and referral exchanges.
Consumer Awareness/Marketing Materials
GIF Flash Banner ads
Use these banner ads to advertise your credentials and expertise. Featuring three different concepts, the ads allow you to tailor your message to a potential target market:
- clients looking to move abroad
- recent immigrants/ESL clients
- clients coming to your area from another country.
“Why CIPS” Consumer Web Page
This web page on realtor.org describes the training and skills of a CIPS designee, what makes a designee unique, and why consumers should choose a CIPS designee when looking to sell or purchase a home.
This is an image to place on your web site, email signature, or blog to announce your status as a CIPS designee. You can hyperlink it to your company website, or to the CIPS consumer page.
CIPS Facebook Cover Photo
Show your Facebook network that you are a trained, knowledgeable professional in international real estate.
Postcard Direct Mail campaign
There are two campaigns to choose from, with different messaging and designs, based on your target audience. Options include:
- clients looking to purchase in America
- clients who want to sell a home and attract international buyers
- clients who are looking to purchase abroad.
Some of the postcards have been translated into Spanish, French, and Portuguese.
Customizable one-sheet marketing piece
How do you explain what it means to be a CIPS designee during a listing presentation or as a buyers representative? Customize these one-page marketing pieces (tailored to your target audience) to help articulate what your international expertise means for your clients.
Insert slides into your Listing & Buyers Representative presentations to promote yourself as a global agent.
Customizable Press Release
Announce your status as a Certified International Property Specialist to local media outlets, or outlets in the country where you plan to do business.
Global Perspectives Print Publication and Webinars
This bi-monthly newsletter that serves as a "how-to guide" with actionable tips on topics relevant to global professionals. As a CIPS designee, you will receive the print edition in the mail. Webinars are now available to designees after each issue, providing greater detail on each topic from an industry expert.
Referral Contract Form
CIPS has created a referral contract for designees to use when conducting referral business with other REALTORS®.
CIPS is teaming up with ListHub Global to offer designees in the U.S access to the ListHub Global product at a discounted CIPS-only rate. ListHub Global provides brokers the opportunity to market their listings to the international marketplace, reaching over 60 million buyers, across a vast network of over 70 publishers and 40+ countries, with key coverage in Asia, Europe, North & South America.
CIPS Team Store
Purchase apparel bearing the CIPS logo to proudly display your status.
Add our app to your iPhone, Android, or web site and have quick access to language translation, currency and measurement conversion, time zones, and international holidays.