Global Bilateral Partners

The Real Estate Business Institute is the largest affiliate of NAR with 45,000 members worldwide.  We are proud to have a growing number of global partners located in 23 countries. Using our exceptional learning experiences and business-building tools, we are aligned with the National Association of REALTORS® Global Division to make the global real estate market accessible, profitable, and ethical for International REALTOR® Members and real estate practitioners located outside of the U.S.

If you are a Bilateral Partner of NAR and interested in offering one of courses, review the Course Licensing Guide flipbook on the right.  Let's work together to bring our business building education to the real estate professionals in your market. 

Recent Events: REBI Visits Romania 

REBI recently presented at NAR’S Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa Regional Summit, held in Bucharest, Romania. Professionals were in attendance from 15 countries, including special industry VIPs and regional bilateral partner leaders. The goal was to educate those present on NAR programs, future strategic priorities, and successful regional case studies. REBI presented its portfolio of courses and cultivated successful partnerships with area partners while discussing regional opportunities.

Recent Events: REBI Attends CILA Conference

REBI, represented by Maria Cardenas, Vice President of Professional Development and Vilma Lopez, member of REBI’s Board of Directors, participated in the CILA Convention (Confederacion Inmobiliaria Latino Americana) earlier this month. CILA is the Latin America Real Estate Confederation comprised of member organizations from Latin America. The convention was held in Barranquilla, Colombia, and hosted by FEDELONJAS, the member organization from that country. 

Global Highlights From NAR NXT

We were delighted to meet with several global partners at the 2022 Annual Meetings. We value these relationships because they connect us with those who share our commitment to delivering exceptional learning experiences around the globe. Below are a few snapshots of some of the moments we shared.
Photos from left to right:
  • Photo 1: Various members of REBI’s Global Alliances Committee pose with meeting participants from Romania, Georgia, Serbia, Portugal, and Australia.
  • Photo 2: Members from REBI's Italy Chapter (OID – Osservatorio Immobiliare Digitale), including OID's President, Diego Caponigro, and instructor Antonio Malgieri, pose with staff at the REBI booth after receiving their SRS pins.
  • Photo 3: REBI staff, Ginny Shipe, CEO; Maria Cardenas, VP of Professional Development; Charlee Gibson, Director of Marketing & Communications with REBI instructor, Zola Szerencses and friends from our provider organizations in Romania (APAIR) and Turkey (TEMFED/MEKIK).

Global Partners

Our global partners are listed below. For more information on how to become a Global Partner, contact Maria A. Cardenas 312-321-4425 or

NAR's Global Engagement Effort Award

We are overwhelmed with gratitude for being selected as the National Association of REALTORS® 2021 Global Engagement Award recipient during NAR's International Night Out in November of 2021. This is the first time NAR has granted this award, making REBI the first and only NAR affiliate to receive this recognition. We'd also like to give a special thank you to Alejandro Escudero, NAR's Director of Global Strategy (pictured), for being such a pleasure to work with on our global efforts. We are beyond proud and look forward to building more global connections in the coming year.

Course Translations

Our courses are translated into seven languages as follows: