Is membership of AIPP beneficial?
We asked our Members to send us their thoughts on the benefits of AIPP membership - here's what they said.
Robin Wilson, Rightmove Overseas
Joining the AIPP is a no-brainer for us, as they share the same values and aspirations we do in promoting confidence in the overseas market.
Peter Esders, Judicare
Judicare firmly believes in and supports the work that AIPP does to bring regulation and improved standards into the International Property industry and also its work in educating and protecting the public. In the work that we do we regularly see the result of transactions that have gone wrong and have to try and resolve those issues for clients. We applaud AIPP in trying to reduce these sorts of issues occurring in the first place.
We are proud to be members of AIPP and will continue to support their valuable work through our membership. The work that AIPP does for the public and the industry reflects well upon members. It also reassures the public when they are using a member to help them buy property abroad.
Jesualdo Ros Tonda, Secretary General, Provia
AIPP has been very active in recruiting & help train sales agents to represent our group in the UK. We are 10 major developers in the Costa Blanca area of Spain with at least 30 years of experience, combining forces through our local trade association, Provia.
Joaquin Alvarez de Toledo Larios, BBVA Anida
BBVA is one of the largest bank in Spain and through our real estate subsidiary, Anida, Spain’s largest estate agent. We joined AIPP and have been glad of their guidance and support in building our UK agent network.
Juan Jose Gonzalez Ramirez, Abogado, Triay & Triay Lawyers Marbella Spain
Established in 1905, our legal practice has always upheld the highest standards and ethics in all the sectors we serve. We were very pleased to join and support the work of AIPP who share our values. We have now attended two AIPP ‘Meet the Product Providers’ events in London and were impressed with the highly professional agent audience and the way the events were run. Establishing valuable network connections through fellow AIPP members, we look forward to attending more such events.
Assad Fakhry, Andalucia Realty
We have, for more than 16 years, been promoting the Costa Del Sol to an international audience. We joined AIPP because we share the associations values and fully support their various initiatives to improve buyer education & protection. We have been actively involved in the recent and dynamic AIPP initiatives to improve trade connections and we have grown our referral network as a direct result. This is a great benefit of membership and one in which we have participated several times.
Francesco Lazalaco, Select Residences
With regard to the AIPP ‘Meet the Product Providers’ event you hosted at AIPP London offices 23rd November 2015: An interesting event and opportunities arose in an unexpected area. Thanks for hosting a professionally delivered event. Much appreciated and look forward to future contact.
Drew Beckett, Owner MD of Beckett Hanlon Worldwide Property Franchise
With a background in the regulated UK Financial services industry for over 30 years, I entered the overseas property market determined to improve the existing industry service offering. Buyers deserve more expertise, transparency and, yes, honesty in this sector and we are committed to delivering that. Our membership of AIPP perfectly complements our stance and we have enjoyed the business introductions and thought leadership that AIPP offers
Bill Reid, Owner MD of Reid Estates, Perth Scotland
Reid Estates is a very well established domestic agency business based in Perth, Scotland. We decided to enter the international property market place through membership of the AIPP. We have been pleased with the advice, support & network introductions our membership has brought us. We know we can call upon AIPP for guidance at any time and this is a great comfort and value to us.
Ian Crane, Owner MD of Ian Crane Estate Agents
We have been active in the international property market for many years and strongly identify with the aims and objectives of AIPP through our membership. We are very happy with the level and quality of member services provided by AIPP. We particularly appreciate the various opportunities to meet fellow members – especially foreign companies providing products and services to the UK market – in a collegiate atmosphere at AIPP’ London offices.
Louise Reynolds, Owner MD of Property Venture
After a career in the City, I launched Property Venture® to give common-sense advice to British buyers of a foreign property. I felt there was too much focus on selling and not enough down-to-earth consultation, guidance and objective advice in the industry. As such, our AIPP membership supports and endorses our position. It is good to be at the forefront of industry developments and be in a position to help shape them. Being a member also means making quality professional introductions through the various AIPP networking events and ‘Meet the Product Provider’ open days.