CIPS Certified International Property Specialist Institute

In this five (5) day CIPS Institute, you will learn the critical aspects of international real estate transactions, including:

  • Globalization of economies
  • International capital flow
  • Marketing  and business planning strategies
  • Roles and expectations in international transactions

Did you know? You can use GPBR's Education Loan Program for the CIPS Designation Course series!

To earn your CIPS designation, you will need to complete two (2) core courses, three (3) elective courses, and submit your designation application demonstrating 100 points of international experience. Our institute includes the three (3) elective courses OR if you have acquired the At Home With Diversity® certification or the CCIM - Residential Real Estate Financial Analysis these can be substituted for one elective course. 

The CIPS Institute will be taught by Furhad Waquad, a REALTOR® with 33 years of experience and has taught at International REALTOR® Conferences for many years, as recently as 2020. NAR is a strategic partner of the International REALTOR® Conference. Read Mr. Waquad's bio here

With GPBR you will have several options on how you sign up for our CIPS institute! You can sign up for each class individually, sign up for a "pack" of 4 classes (if you are substituting an elective), or sign up for the entire institute. Individual courses are priced at $220/each. A four (4) pack of classes is priced at $190 each for a total of $760 (Must choose the four pack option!). The best value is the entire institute, priced at $160 each class for a total of $800 (Must choose the entire institute option!). The price paid at checkout for the four (4) pack or entire instutite options will be the grand total. To sign up for classes individually (highest cost), click on the titles below or to register for the four (4) pack or entire institute, see the pack options at the bottom. 

The institue's two (2) core classes are:

The institute's three (3) elective classes are:

To register for the FOUR (4) PACK OPTION or the best value option of the ENTIRE INSTITUTE (five pack) click here.

To take advantage of GPBR's Education Loan Program, please CLICK HERE.



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