AIPP Association of International Property Professionals
As AIPP Estate Agent Spain, DB Real Estate International also offers you an international guarantee for professionalism, integrity and ethics within the real estate sector.
AIPP Association of International Property Professionals, first established in London in 2006, is the trade association for professionals around the world dealing with foreign property buyers.
AIPP Association of International Property Professionals has more than 380 corporate members from more than 30 countries and includes agents, developers, lawyers, media, financial services and other industry professionals.
AIPP does not sell real estate, but is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that aims to improve professional standards and help both the industry and the public.
The selected advice to our members is endorsed by UK National Trading Standards (Estate Agency Team).
AIPP is the organization that supports the Alliance of International Property Owners (AIPO), providing dedicated support to buyers and the more than 1.5 million UK owners of foreign property.
AIPP is a trustee of the IESC – International Ethics & Standards Coalition
AIPP supports AIPO’s membership of the Tourism Alliance
Focus on five core areas:
Professional code: we bring together, under a strict code of conduct, all professional companies engaged in the creation and sale of foreign real estate
Standards: to improve the standards of professionalism and responsibility in the industry
Complaints: We receive and handle complaints about our members’ services, including, where appropriate, relaying such complaints to the Independent Real Estate Ombudsman, who may recommend compensation for compensation
Government: Lobbying authorities and agencies in the EU and UK for support and interventions to protect buyers and owners of foreign property.
Information: we provide qualified, balanced information and support to buyers of foreign real estate without obligation.
We do this through our sister organization, the Alliance of International Property Owners
As your international guarantee, choose the members of the AIPP Association of International Property Professionals
More than 380 members of the AIPP Association of International Property Professionals in more than 30 countries
Real estate agents, developers, lawyers, media, financial and other companies enjoy the help we provide in presenting their services to buyers of a foreign property.
A member of the AIPP Association of International Property Professionals pledges commitment to uphold professional values; help you by attracting more customers and business partners.
AIPP Association of International Property Professionals offers support in 3 different areas:
Sales promotion and customer leads
Knowledge, training and community
Training, Community and Agent Connections
Professional Sales Support: Recorded with member input for 6 weeks in 2021 and now available exclusively to members online
Business skills: via Zoom 8 times a year on sales, marketing, portals, PR, SEO and other business-critical topics
Compliance: AML, Data Regulation, Data Protection etc. Delivered online with AIPP certificate issued for successful completion.
Members regularly exchange news and opinions in our online meetings
Stay tuned for the latest industry updates, news and views
Lead Referrals, Partnerships, Agency Agreements, Consulting, Strategic Initiatives, etc.
Free connection via our ‘Member News’ mailers
International Professional Accreditation
AIPP Code of Conduct
A strong statement to customers that you provide a highly professional service
Your UK buyers covered by the Property Ombudsman (no cost to your customers)
A Place in the Sun (TV Show) Survey: 85% of Buyers Reassured Being a Member of AIPP
AIPP Smartbadge on the website – instant online verification of your membership
AIPP Membership Certificate, Window Decals and Branding Toolkit
A highly visible sign of your quality for customers. AIPP members: 380+ companies in 31 countries
Disciplinary panel consisting of one lawyer and two other AIPP members
Panel may disapprove, suspend, expel and fine members who violate the AIPP Code of Conduct
Sales promotion and customer leads
MLS – option to share your properties with other AIPP members
Only AIPP members can list their properties on our AIPO ‘safer search’ website
By joining AIPP, your broker is making a commitment to uphold professional values.
Our compliance advice to members is endorsed by UK National Trading Standards (Estate Agency Team)
The real estate ombudsman
Participating in AIPP includes registration with a recognized alternative dispute resolution provider; the UK Property Ombudsman.