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Pfeifer Awarded Prestigious CIPS Designation

Sanibel Octifest
Sanibel, Florida 09-28-2008 – Eric John Pfeifer of Pfeifer Realty Group will be awarded the prestigious Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation and will join a worldwide referral network of elite global real estate practitioners with expertise in working with international clients as well as immigrants. The CIPS Designation will be awarded by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), which represents over 1,200,000 REALTORS® in the United States. Pfeifer will be formally recognized at NAR’s Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida on November 8, 2008.

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. Pfeifer joins a distinguished society of over 1500 real estate professionals throughout the world who have earned the CIPS designation. “This is a highly prestigious award in our industry,” said Tony Macaluso, CIPS, NAR International Operations Committee Chair. “Pfeifer is now established as an expert in international real estate.”

For more information on the CIPS designation, contact the National Association of REALTORS® Fax-on-Demand number, 1-800-354-2831 in the USA and Canada, or 1-732-544-2851 internationally or visit the CIPS Network website at

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