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Certified International Property Specialist

The CIPS network is comprised of 2,500 real estate professionals from 50 countries who deal in all types of real estate, but with one common element: they are focused specifically on the “international” market. Whether traveling abroad to put deals together, assisting foreign investors, helping local buyers invest abroad, or serving an immigrant niche in local markets, CIPS designees are consumers’ best resource to ensure they are dealing with a professional skilled in the unique aspects of international real estate.


Accredited Buyer’s Representative

The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This coveted designation demonstrates to peers and consumers your commitment to providing outstanding service for real estate buyers.

Accredited Luxury Home Specialist

Inclusion into the Luxury Home Council requires all members to meet or exceed minimum standards of achievement demonstrating their expertise in the Luxury Home segment of the real estate industry. To display the ALHS designation each member must: Complete the Accredited Luxury Home Specialist Course. Represent buyers or sellers in transactions where the purchase price is at least two times the average sales price in the market and be in good standing with the National Association of REALTORS® and the Luxury Home Council.

Certified Home Marketing Specialist Designation

In a seller’s market, staging can sell a house on the first day it’s listed. In a buyer’s market, it can sell a house in a matter of days – not months. Staging is an absolute must, for every house, in every price range, in every market.

Resort and Second Home Property Specialist

RSPS – Resort & Second-home Markets Certification (RSPS)

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.


New Home Sales Consultant

· Understanding the business of new homes from the perspective of the builder and sales representative
· The role and responsibilities of the buyer’s representative when the buyer client pursues new-home construction
· Explaining how new homes are constructed from groundbreaking to walkthroughs, inspections, and closing
· Evaluating pros and cons of purchasing new homes versus existing homes

National Auctioneers Association

Founded in 1949, the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to professional auctioneers. The NAA was built by auctioneers, for auctioneers. The NAA represents the interests of thousands of auctioneers in the U.S., Canada and across the world.

The NAA also represents the individual auctioneer and a range of auction professionals servicing a variety of industries including REAL ESTATE . The association is dedicated to providing its members with educational programming and resources to help them advance themselves as professional auctioneers. Members of the NAA abide by a strict Code of Ethics and are connected with an extensive network of professional auctioneers.

A Real Estate auction can sometimes bring a higher price for the seller due to the professional research and planning of the Auction event and the subsequent excitement of multiple bidders acting and reacting to each other in real time .

To find out if a real estate auction is a good option for selling your property contact Hank Van Joslin – (713) 823 3600