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Ready to Make More Money? Expand Your Business (and Your Wallet) with Certified International Property Specialist Designation!


International Real Estate

International real estate opportunities are everywhere. New people move to the U.S. from other countries every day and foreign-born individuals residing in the U.S. move to new markets. Americans in your current market invest in property overseas. No matter which international audience you cater to, the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Designation will provide you with the knowledge, research, network and tools to globalize your business.

Plug into the CIPS Network

By earning your CIPS designation, you will gain access to the CIPS Network. This members-only group is specifically for international practitioners of the National Association of REALTORS® who have earned the CIPS designation. Comprised of over 2,000 real estate professionals specializing in all types of real estate, the CIPS Network provides a 360° view of the global market. In any type of international real estate transaction, members are consumers' best and most trusted resource for navigating the international market.

SFAR is offing this course July 20th - July 24th, 2015. Sign up for the whole week or for a single class!

Monday            Global Real Estate - Local Market
Tuesday:          Global Real Estate - Transaction Tools
Wednesday:     Europe and International Real Estate
Thursday:         Asia/Pacific and International Real Estate
Friday:             The Americas and International Real Estate

All classes are from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

Early Bird Special: $599 for the full week (sign up by June 30th) OR $150 per day

After June 30th: $699 for the full week

Please note courses are non-refundable.

Breakfast and lunch included!

Please click here for more information or here to download the flyer!

SFAR is Closed Today, Friday, June 19

PLEASE NOTE the SFAR Office at 301 Grove St. are closed today, Friday June 19 to permit uninterrupted changes to the office infrastructure and allow time for special projects. We will reopen for regular business on Monday, June 22 at 9:00 a.m. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to serving you.

Founders' Day Picnic and Chili Cook-Off as Been Cancelled


This message is to inform you that due to circumstances beyond our control we unfortunately have had to cancel the Founders’ Day Picnic that was scheduled for next Friday, June 19 at Golden Gate Park.

We are currently in the process of issuing full refunds, so you should receive a credit to your credit or debit card.

On behalf of the committee, I would like to sincerely apologize for the cancellation, and for any inconvenience this may have caused.  At this time we do not have a date in mind to reschedule the event, but we will notify you when / if we do.

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All access to SFARMLS and login services, are restored. Please let us know if you are still experiencing problems by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - we apologize for any inconvenience.


The issue affecting login has been cleared and access to SFARMLS is fully restored. SFARMLS staff will continue to monitor closely today. We here at SFAR encourage you to keep a close eye always on our Facebook and Twitter channels, as those channels are freuqently the first places we update in the event of a system problem - if you "like" or follow a post, you will receive notification on your mobile device when the status of an issue changes.

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We are aware of an issue preventing members from logging in to SFARMLS. The team at SFARMLS is working closely with the team at Rapattoni to restore access. Because login is not functional, you will not have access to the member area of or SFARMLS until the problem has been solved.

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