A Global Community of Real Estate Professionals


The Real Estate Business Institute is a global community with 50,000 members worldwide. Nearly 10% of our membership is located outside of the United States and we are focused on continuing to grow our international presence. We currently have 30+ global partners who help us deliver on our mission to provide high quality education to real estate professionals across the world and our courses have been translated into seven languages.

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.

By The Numbers

Recent Events

REBI Goes to Spain

REBI participated in NAR’s Western Europe Leadership Summit in Granada, Spain this past June. The event, hosted by the Spanish international Realty Alliance (SIRA), brought together NAR bilateral and strategic partners, global volunteer leaders, and US based local and state board members, staff, and affiliates. Attendees learned about the education available to them, received information about global industry trends and opportunities, and forged new relationships. 


REBI Attends the CILA Convention in Panama

In September, REBI visited Panama to attend the CILA (Confederacion Inmobiliaria Latinoamericana) Convention and to support our Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) course offered by the host organization in Panama, ACOBIR. REBI is proud to have signed an MOU with CILA and as a result of this partnership a REBI course will be held in advance of the conference every year. This year's RENE course was taught in Spanish by Gonzalo Mejia and Aldo Iemma. Due to high demand, an English version of the course was offered and taught by John Mayfield. Thank you to ACOBIR and their leadership, staff, and volunteers for doing an amazing job of promoting the course. In total,196 students took the RENE courses in Panama and there was an overwhelming positive response to the education and to the instructors.

REBI Expands Global Efforts to the United Arab Emirates

Representatives from REBI and NAR, including 2024 REBI President Sue Miller, CEO Ginny Shipe, VP of Professional Development Maria Cardenas and NAR Global Coordinator and Ambassador Alireza Memar met virtually to sign a Course Licensing Agreement with representatives from Thinkprop.ae, a real estate training institute based in the United Arab Emirates. This exciting new venture/partnership between REBI & Thinkprop further expands the reach of REBI's world-class education.

Joining the call to participate in the virtual signing from Thinkprop were:
Mr. Moath Maqbol – General Manager
Ms. Fatima AlFalasi – Business Development and Partnerships Manager
Ms. Yulia Neicovcean – Learning & Development Manager
Mr. Jasem Alhosani – Operations Lead
Mr. Mohamed Elkhatib – Senior Venture Portfolio Manager