The CIPS designation is the only international designation recognized by the National Association of REALTORS®. Only REALTORS® who have completed the coursework and demonstrated considerable experience in international business can call themselves a CIPS designee, and use the name and logo.

Evaluating properties depends more than ever on professional expertise and competence, the best use of technology, and a commitment to approach the valuation assignment from all pertinent perspectives. "BPOs: The Agent’s Role in the Valuation Process" is specifically designed to help residential real estate agents and brokers enhance their skills in creating BPOs, reducing risk, and applying alternative valuation techniques.

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.

The Transnational Referral Certified (TRC) program certifies ICREA affiliated brokers and agents to make cross-border client referrals using the ICREA Transnational Referral System. TRC-certified brokers and agents are included in an online database for ease in locating an ICREA professional who is prepared to accept client referrals and pay referral fees, as agreed. The ICREA website, worldproperties.com also provides information and tools to facilitate international real estate transactions and for creating and expanding your network of professional contacts around the globe.