Karen Swanbeck of VIP Realty Group was awarded the esteemed Certified International Property Specialist designation. She joins a worldwide network of elite global real estate practitioners with expertise in working with international clients as well as serving the growing multicultural population in the United States.
The CIPS Designation is awarded by the National Association of REALTORS, the world's largest trade association representing over 1,000,000 REALTORS in the United States. Swanbeck was formally recognized at the organization's REALTORS Conference & Expo in November.
Members of the CIPS Network are crucial players in today's global real estate market. The CIPS designation recognizes members who have achieved the necessary training and experience to work successfully with international clients and properties. To earn the CIPS designation, REALTORS complete rigorous coursework devoted to learning cultural differences and international business practices. Designees must also prove achievement in international real estate transactions.
Karen Swanbeck joins a distinguished society of more than 2,000 real estate professionals throughout the world who have earned the CIPS designation.
--submitted by Barbara Falduto