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SIMApro 30 May - 1 June 2018 Feria de Madrid SIMA is expanding the number of alliances with international organizations. With the signature of the collaboration agreement with AIPP, we seek to enforce the international promotion of SIMApro. Visit:  Reduced fe... Read More


Dedicated to supporting British-resident owners & buyers of a foreign property, AIPP is committed to supporting those the industry helps to create: a foreign property owner.    An estimated 800,000 British residents own a foreign property with around 20,000 buyers each ye... Read More


Would you like to be elected by your fellow members? Do you know a member who would like to stand for election?  A total of 2 Advisory Board Member positions are available. If you wish to stand for election:  CLICK THIS LINK & DOWNLOAD DETAILS AND FORMS Please return bo... Read More


We know this is not going to be high-up your 'to-do' list but it is important and you could get a very large fine if you get this wrong. You need to act now to ensure you are compliant by 25th May 2018. AIPP has produced a GUIDE for you to READ MORE HERE, click the link!    ... Read More


Click here to download the AIPP summary of the HMRC  Compliance Guide update published June 2017. Read More


In the international property section of Halo Financial’s VISION: BREXIT, AIPP CEO Peter Robinson talks about overseas property purchases, exchange rate, tax and other issues affecting the industry. Pages 14 & 15 of VISION: BREXIT Read More


Costa Blanca North 17th May 6-8pm  AR Diamante Beach Hotel: Av Juan Carlos, 1 48, 03710, Calpe Alicante Costa Blanca South 18th May 6-8pm Vistabella Golf: Calle Melocontonero, 1 03319 Orihuela, Alicante​ Free for AIPP Members to attend Knowledge – Networ... Read More


In October 2016, Peter Robinson responded to a request from HM Treasury for comments and views upon the proposed transposition into legislation of the Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive (4MLD). You can read the letter he wrote in the news section dated 10 November 2016. HM Treasury have recentl... Read More


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AIPP has introduced AIPP Corporate Brand Guidelines offering both flexibility and uniformity to the AIPP Brand for the benefit of both members and consumers. The changes to the AIPP  Smart Badge will take place by the end of the month and you do not need to do anything if you have already in... Read More


We have updated out Compliance Guide for 2017 which is now endorsed by National Trading Standards Estate Agency Team (NTSEAT).   AIPP provides members with guidance and support in meeting UK compliance requirements for companies trading in the international property sector. This applies t... Read More


AIPP has appointed two new Regional Ambassadors in Spain to help support AIPP members in two key regions for the British buyer market. Both Ambassadors are existing AIPP members and have made a commitment to the following: To build greater communication and understanding between all trade prof... Read More


Peter Robinson provides AIPP’s response to HM Treasury’s consultation on the transposition of the Fourth Money Laundering Directive. Click here to read his full response. Read More


AIPP announces a new initiative to support the trade with the appointment of two AIPP Regional Ambassadors in Spain. John Clark, MD & owner of Sapphire Properties based in Quesada, Costa Blanca, Spain and Assaad Fakhry, MD & owner of Andalucia Realty based in Marbella, Costa Del Sol, Spai... Read More


AIPP provides members with guidance and support in meeting UK compliance requirements for companies trading in the international property sector. This applies to companies based in the UK who deal with overseas property, as well as companies based abroad if they are doing business with the UK. This ... Read More


It has come to our attention a potential issue in relation to ADR regulation as communicated to the Membership via a digital newsletter. All AIPP Business Members are automatically enrolled in the leading ADR scheme based in the UK (The Property Ombudsman, TPO), covering the sale of overseas prop... Read More


Peter Robinson, CEO of AIPP, gives an interview to Talk Radio host, Martin Roberts You can listen to the interview here at 25:13 minutes.  Read More


London, 14th October 2016: Peter Robinson, CEO AIPP, to give buyer seminar at The Luxury Property Show The AIPP Ten Top Tips for Buying and Owning a Foreign Property The 'Insiders Road Map' to successfully buying and owning a foreign property.   Read More


Nominations for candidates to join the AIPP Advisory Board are now open and close at 5pm on the 7th of October 2016. Only AIPP members can propose & second an Advisory Board candidate. Currently, a total of 2 Advisory Board positions are available to join the 6 existing members.  Candida... Read More


The AIPP Smart Badge is the new way of displaying the AIPP logo on member websites, giving instant verification of your AIPP membership for the reassurance & trust of clients & trade partners.  Clear step-by-step instructions are set out in the 'AIPP Smart Badge Guide' P... Read More


Lord Waverley in House of Lords speech of 14th July, acknowledges AIPP support in bringing together expert group to address BREXIT issues on behalf of British owners and buyers of a property in the EU. Watch the video here 14:56:24 - Viscount Waverley (Crossbench)  ... Read More


AIPP CEO, Peter Robinson, has today written to the new Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, the Rt Hon David Davis MP. In this letter, AIPP seeks engagement with HM Government (HMG) to protect the rights of British owners and future buyers of a foreign property, with a focus on the ... Read More


Article by AIPP Member Simon Conn - Overseas Property and Finance Specialist with over 35 years of experience    Since Brexit, there have many different comments in the press about how people feel the market and economy will develop during the next few months and most, unfortunately,... Read More


AIPP announces leading UK property portal,, has just published 5 country buying guides written by AIPP. The AIPP guides can be found by clicking the following links: AIPP guide to Spain AIPP guide to France AIPP guide to Portugal AIPP guide to Italy AIPP guide to Cyp... Read More


Following the UK vote to leave the EU by the narrow margin of 51.9% - 48.1%, AIPP is currently addressing the issues arising for potential UK owners & buyers of a property in the EU. Although it has been made clear by the Prime Minister, David Cameron, that nothing is going to change in the s... Read More


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In the MOS Personal Finance section of 12th June 2016, AIPP CEO Peter Robinson talks about how to buy a foreign property and introduces the free legal advice now available to British buyers through the AIPP Legal Working Group in the Mail on Sunday article “The £4bn battle... Read More


AIPP three page article on buying in Spain is now in Monarch's Airlines' inflight magazine summer edition - 3 months offering buyers advice and promoting our members to them, reaching over 3.3 million Monarch passengers.            Read More


Peter Robinson, CEO of AIPP, talks to Properstar, the new portal advertising British property to foreign buyers, about the role of the AIPP in downsizing the risks when dealing with foreign buyers.  Click here to read the article Read More


AIPP legal member, Stefano Lucatello, explains on BBC Breakfast TV 16th May 2016    Click here to watch the video              Read More


Show your clients your commitment to professionalism AIPP 'How to Buy Overseas Property Safely' Personalised Guides now available Put your logo on the front cover of our digital 2016 Buyers Guide ‘How to Buy Overseas Property Safely' and help build client leads & confi... Read More


AIPP first Advisory Board Meeting of 2016 took place last Wednesday, 13th April, at our offices in Westminster attending, mainly, by member agents. It saw the genesis of the ‘Agent Innovation Lab’, a new AIPP project aimed at identifying, understanding and tackling common cross-border is... Read More


AIPP advises 5.5 million easyJet passengers on foreign property purchases via editorial in March in-flight magazine. Click here to read the article     Read More


This three month consultation on the draft IES standards is open to the public and has been organised by the IES Coalition. This IES consultation draft has been written by an independently appointed Standards Setting Committee (SSC) and sets out the first set of high level global ethics princip... Read More


Twofour, a television production company based in the UK  -, are producing a brand new documentary series focusing on individuals who are undergoing renovation work on what will become future accommodation. This will range from boutique hotels, B&B and guest houses... Read More


AIPP CEO Peter Robinson will be attending the Barcelona Meeting Point event this Friday 23rd of October to promote the Guide to Buying a Property in Spain. He will be sharing the platform and press conference with co-author Alfredo Milla, President of RICS Spain & Beatri... Read More


Read AIPP Member Rightmove Overseas latest report 'Who's buying overseas property? Insights from Rightmove Overseas buyers' volume 3 here Read More


Please click here to read the full article published on The Times on Saturday 10th October 2015.  Many thanks to AIPP Director Louise Reynolds from Property Venture for sharing this with us. Here you can read her news item   Read More


Mark Hayward, MD NAEA & Peter Robinson MD AIPP having concluded a strategic review of the AIPP business, have agreed on the divergence of AIPP away from NFoPP (National Federation of Property Professionals).   Hayward commented; “NFoPP remain a keen supporter of the valuable wo... Read More


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Professor Phil Jones from Cardiff University gives a tour of a zero carbon property near Bridgend. Chancellor George Osborne scrapped a requirement for new homes to be zero carbon by 2016 because he said it would prove too expensive. The house took just 16 weeks to construct and cost £1,... Read More


Echoing the sensational Channel 4 TV show “From Russia with Cash” aired in the UK 8th July, AIPP would like to highlight to all trade members the importance of compliance with AML (Anti Money Laundering) regulations. The Channel 4 TV show secretly filmed 5 London Estate Agents allegedly ... Read More


AIPP agents were invited to our London office yesterday to attend a free trade seminar on the Costa del Sol. The purpose of the presentations were to connect destination-based agents, developers, lawyers, repossessed stock and bank mortgages with UK sales agents and their clients Each of the t... Read More


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Please note that the location of the 2015 AGM has been changed to the following: AIPP Offices Fourth Floor 5-8 The Sanctuary  Westminster London SW1P 3JS For any queries, please email us at   Read More


It is with deep sorrow that AIPP shares the very sad news that our Chairperson, Sue Ash, passed away on the 8th May after a long battle with cancer. Sue, owner of ASH Communications,  was instrumental in setting-up the AIPP and a defining, driving figure in our development, she will be deepl... Read More


Election of Directors to AIPP Board 2015 Nominations for candidate Directors to join the 7 Directors going forward with the AIPP Board are now open and close at 4pm on 12th June 2015.  Only AIPP members can propose & second a Board Director candidate. Currently, a total of 5 Director p... Read More


AIPP 2015 AGM Agenda AIPP Offices, Fourth Floor, 5-8 The Sanctuary SW1P 3JS, London 19th June 2pm   The draft agenda for our AGM can be found via this link  If you would like to raise an item for the AGM, or attend (free to do so), then please email All items ... Read More


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It was great to be back amongst my esteemed colleagues and peers of the overseas property world at the AIPP networking event back in March. For those that don’t know me yet, I was fortunate to spend many years with one of best known online companies in the UK. Nowadays, I spend more of m... Read More


One. When writing website copy, blogs or guides imagine you are talking to one person. Your job is not to write something clever or exciting or funny to entertain a crowd, it is simply to convince that one person, just as if you were showing her round a property.   Two. Notice I said &ldq... Read More


Our next member networking event takes place in London's Olympia 5-7pm straight after the first day of A Place in the Sun Live  on the 8th May. Over 80 members and invited guests attended our last event in Manchester after APITS last month and we anticipate over 100 attendees in London n... Read More


FREE AIPP Member Networking Event Manchester, UK - 13th March 5-7pm Join your fellow AIPP members and invited speakers at our lively FREE drinks reception to be held after the first day of  A Place In The Sun Live! at Manchester Central.  Our proven for... Read More


Peter Robinson, AIPP MD, to host conference panel ‘The Resort of the future’ at the Leisure Real Estate & Vacation Rental Summit London 11th February More details at Read More


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AIPP Member says enquiries from British Buyers have surged by 40% a year.  Read the full article here  Read More


AIPP releases its industry White Paper with UK Members of Parliament (MP’s) in the House of Commons today: AIPP Guidelines for the sale of overseas land and property to buyers from the United Kingdom Please click HERE to download the paper Read More


AIPP is rolling-out its introductory service to provide a developer portfolio to agent members after a great response in July and October. 22 UK-based agents have now met the Spanish developers (all members of the AIPP) at 4 events in the UK - Warwick & London - with 12 agents hav... Read More


As an extension to offering AIPP agents opportunities to sell direct from developers on the Costa Blanca, we have arranged initial meetings with established developers & banks with stock in Barcelona and the surrounding area. Join AIPP MD, Peter Robinson, on this part-subsidised trip by emailing... Read More


AIPP has received sponsorship from David Amess MP to host an event at the House of Commons on the 18th November. The focus will be to bring UK MP’s attention to the key issues in the international property sector. This can only be done with vital inputs from AIPP members to help the ... Read More


Please click here to read the article about the event organised by AIPP partner Orb International in Orlando last week.  You can also visit The AIPP USA Facebook page for more pictures. The next AIPP USA event will take place in Pinellas County, Florida on Aug 25th, for more information p... Read More


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Further to our mailer dated 16th May 2014, the proposed changes to the AIPP Code of Conduct and how the AIPP handles complaints have officially been adopted, as announced at the AGM on the 13th of June. The AIPP Dispute Resolution Procedure will now be handled by the specialist and independent se... Read More


HMRC has just issued a 41 page document with the latest guidance on conforming with UK money laundering legislation. The guidelines affect estate agents, IFA’s (Independent Financial Advisers), accountants, lawyers and other international property professionals as well as other industry sec... Read More


The National Federation of Property Professionals, owner of AIPP, is pleased to announce the appointment of 4 new Directors and the re-appointment of 1 sitting Director, to the Board of AIPP. The appointments were made after the AIPP membership voted in the preceding month with the result announced ... Read More


Jobs for Property Professionals New specialised online job boards for all Associations Each of the six divisions of the National Federation of Property Professionals (NFoPP) has just launched a new online job board, listing jobs specific to their industry sector. The new job boards bring key adva... Read More


Please click on both links below to view drafts of the proposed changes. These links are only for member consultation with any feedback being required by 30th of May to It is the intention of the Board to adopt the proposed changes at the AGM on the 13th of June 2014.  ... Read More


London-based AIPP, international division of the UK's No. 1 trade association group, NFOPP, has partnered with ORB International, North & South American property marketing specialist, to offer AIPP members and ORB International affiliates greater access to property buyers. The AIPP (Assoc... Read More


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To all Members (‘Affiliates’) of the AIPP 9th May 2014 ACTION REQUIRED: VOTE NOW - Election of Directors to the AIPP Board It is my pleasure to inform you that I am in receipt of 10 nominations for members wishing to stand as a Director of the AIPP. Please now read the candidate... Read More


Ok, so don't expect Barack Obama or Bill Clinton....but AIPP members can join over 150 UK property agent professionals and AIPP MD, Peter Robinson, at The Savoy Hotel for the annual NAEA President's Dinner.. The NAEA is the AIPP's sister trade association with over 6,000 UK pro... Read More


The AIPP AGM will take place on Friday 13th May from 2.30pm at the Charing Cross Hotel, London   The draft AGM Agenda can be viewed here Read More


Luis da Silva of Algarve Senior Living writes: Algarve Senior Living will comprise a series of senior villages (50+) which will operate as active communities within existing developments, and they will all operate on a rental plus services model. We are now looking for partners and clients. We in... Read More


The AIPP AGM will take place on the 13th June from 2.30pm at The Charing Cross Hotel London. The AGM agenda will be sent out to all AIPP members nearer the time. If you wish to raise a point at the AGM then you must put this in writing to the AIPP Deputy Chairman (c/o Alisa Ardini at the AIPP ali... Read More


USA property interest: favourable housing prices, good weather, the country's relative economic stability and an attraction to America in general are driving increased demand. Click here for the full article Read More


Nominations for candidate Directors to join the AIPP Board are now open and close at 4pm on 6th May 2014.  Only AIPP members can propose & second a Board Director candidate. Currently, a total of 5 Director positions are available to join the 7 Directors sitting for 2014/15. Candidates stan... Read More


WHEN: March 28-30, 2014 WHERE: Olympia, London   WHAT: Florida professional real estate delegation  joining Association of International Property Professionals to forge a relationship and agreement to communicate professional industry standards between the UK & US. Planned ... Read More


Buyers are a lot more cautious this time around. We are seeing a large increase in the number of people attending overseas property exhibitions. Click here to read the article Read More


OPPLive Asia is aimed at agents, developers, financial advisors and other overseas property professionals from across Asia Pacific, and provides numerous networking and business opportunities through an exhibition and conference, dedicated to help international companies increase or begin their Asia... Read More


In August 2013 we published a news article on this website concerning Experience International which we now accept to contain material that was misleading and untrue. AIPP has agreed to pay damages to Experience International and unreservedly apologises to Experience International and its staff f... Read More


NEXT MEMBER EVENT: Friday 28th March 2014 5-7pm Join us on Friday 28th March 2014 at our next AIPP Member Networking Event Club Room at London’s Olympia Taking place straight after the first day of A Place in the Sun Live, this structured yet informal event ... Read More


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Click here to download the 2013 Rightmove Overseas Industry Trade Report Read More


The AIPP Board is delighted to announce the appointment of Peter Robinson as the new MD of AIPP. It's actually a case of 'Welcome back Peter' as Peter was an AIPP Board member for three years so is totally familiar with the Association and well known to a lot of Members. For those of ... Read More


The results for the elections to the slimmed down (to 12 Members) AIPP Board were announced at the AIPP AGM on 14th June. The new Board Members are - Koprinka Aksaray, Sue Ash, Andy Bridge, Dave Burgess, Peter Esders, Andrew Figiel, Tim Morgan, Guy Tolhurst, Linda Travella, Xavier Wiggins, and Ja... Read More


The AIPP announced its Award winners on Wednesday at the first AIPP Conference and Awards which took place at the Charing Cross Hotel in London.  The AIPP Awards winners 2013 are:   UV10 Best Agent Small (Single country)   Colordarcy Investment Best ... Read More


We are delighted to announce that the AIPP has moved office to larger premises in Westminster. Our new offices are at Clutha House, 10 Storey's Gate, Westminster, London SW1. We are sharing this facility with the National Federation of Property Professionals (NFOPP), although AIPP are the onl... Read More


This News Item is directly relevant to AIPP Members who are based in the UK, but will also be of interest to Members outside of the UK who work in partnership with UK based companies. We have been in contact with the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) for a number of months about the requirement for co... Read More


We will shortly be announcing the 2013 AIPP Awards, we are just updating this website with all the 2013 Awards entry forms, etc.. The Awards will be presented on 10th April and we are delighted to say that again Christopher Hamer, the Property Ombudsman, has agreed to chair the Judging Panel. One... Read More


Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and all the best for 2013!! We're looking forward to an exciting 2013 with the first AIPP Conference on April 10th and with the launch of the 2013 AIPP Awards in January. There'll be further announcements about both of these events in due course........ Read More


It is all now done and dusted, the AIPP is part of the NFOPP group, alongside NAEA, ARLA, ICBA and NAVA. This new chapter in AIPP's developemnt was marked by the launch event held on the 29th. This was a well attended and positive event, attended by Board Members from AIPP and NAEA Internatio... Read More


AIPP and NFOPP are hosting a Launch Event to mark the 'merger' of the two organisations. This will be an early evening event and will be held in London on 29th November. The event is open to AIPP members, NAEA International members and also companies interested in joining the AIPP. It pre... Read More


At the OPP/Property Investor Show at Excel on Friday last (the 12th), Sue Ash, AIPP Chair, and Mark Hayward, CEO of NFOPP, signed the document that brings the two organisations together. Its been a long process but we've got there. We're excited about and looking forward to pressing on wi... Read More


The Special Geral Meeting held yesterday at AIPP's offices overwhelmingly endorsed the decision to join with the National Federation of Property Professionals (NFOPP). This decsion was the final part of this process and the actual formal signing should be announced in a matter of days. Furthe... Read More


The AIPP Consumer Guide is produced in partnership with A Place In The Sun and will be available in the October issue of the A Place In The Sun magazine which is in the shops from 27th September. The Guide will be formally launched at A Place In The Sun Live which is taking place at Birmingham NE... Read More


    Regular readers of OPP magazine may already have seen the article in the July/August edition about the future of AIPP. Taking the format of a round table discussion, this brought together the views of some prominent members of our industry, including AIPP's Chair Sue... Read More


One of the pillars of the AIPP’s Code of Conduct applicable to all members is ‘not to make any misleading statements’. From time to time, however, the AIPP finds its name is used for various initiatives such as Due Diligence packages offered by property agents, developers an... Read More


AIPP TRAINING UPDATES: As part of AIPP’s work to improve standards of professionalism in our industry, we encourage Members to engage in professional development and training. Many companies now employing fewer staff as a result of the economic downturn, training can be the ideal way to... Read More


The long awaited law removing the requirement of reciprocity for foreign acquisition of Turkish properties has finally passed parliament and will soon be in force once it is published in the official gazette. “The new law will have a fundamental affect on Turkish property acquisiti... Read More


The AIPP members and the NFOPP board have each agreed to the merger of the AIPP into NFOPP. The merger will take place once the legal process is completed,which is expected to be in early June.  “The amalgamation promises to build on the momentum and achievements of the AIPP in... Read More


After two years with the Association of International Property Professionals, Professor Mark Sharp will be leaving the organisation in early May to take up a consultancy role with several organisations in the property world.   His departure comes at the beginning of a new era for th... Read More


AIPP will be holding two half-day AIPP Foundation Training courses for AIPP Members on 14th June 2012 (London) and 11th  September 2012 from, 9.30 – 13.30.(Manchester). Members can join the course on an individual basis at a price of £99 +VAT per person. As part of AIPP&rsquo... Read More


We have received many calls about alternative investments over the last year and, in response, are delighted to provide an AIPP seminar, which aims to explain their value as a business opportunity and whether they are an option our members should consider. The last seminar was hugely popular ... Read More


6THANNUAL CONSUMER GUIDE The 6thannual consumer guide (2012) and member directory from the AIPP is now available in hardcopy and on-line, the latest on “How to Buy Overseas Property Safely” is a free publication aimed solely at helping consumers protect themselves through the purc... Read More


AIPP Establishes New Satellite Office in Portugal The Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP), the leading organisation in the international property market, is establishing a new satellite office in Portugal and has appointed Simon Perks as the executive officer. The ... Read More


Mark Sharp, CEO of the Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP), is seeking clarification from the UK government over where international property fits into regulation surrounding collective investments. In a letter to Business Secretary Vince Cable, Sharp asks for clarific... Read More


“NAEA International (incorporating FOPDAC) and The Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP) have today announced that they are currently in talks to explore how the two organisations can better serve their members and the public by working more closely together. P... Read More


The Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP) is launching a range of insurance services for consumers and companies in the industry to help eradicate common concerns of the industry and make it safer for people to buy property overseas. Since its inception five years ago, th... Read More


For the 4th year running The Property Investor Show and OPP Live will play host to the "AIPP Zone", a dedicated exhibition area for members of the industry body. This unique trade and investor event will be held at London's ExCel 13-15 October 2011. "This is the i... Read More


Advertising space can now be booked in 2012’s ‘How to Buy Overseas Property Safely’ – the AIPP’s unique and highly successful annual publication for UK buyers of international property. This essential guide provides the independent guidance and advice needed whe... Read More


Preparations are underway for the first European Fractional Ownership Awareness Day of 2011, organised by The Registry Collection, the world’s largest luxury exchange programme. The event, which is part of a series of roadshows across Europe, takes place at the Hotel Puente Romano in Ma... Read More


The AIPP marked its 5th anniversary with the Association’s AGM on 30th March and welcomed two new faces to its Board: Peter Esders from Chebsey & Co and Andrew Figiel from Landmark Properties International. Sue Ash was appointed as Chair of the Association for 2011/12. The AIPP Board an... Read More


Free delegate places for first 3 AIPP members! AIPP is lending its support to the “Investing in Sustainability: Maximising the Opportunities of a Sustainably Built Future” conference to be held at the Barbican Centre in London on Thursday, 26th May 2011. This full day ... Read More


AIPP announced the winners of its 2011 awards on Friday 11th March at A Place in the Sun Live, London. The 11 awards for excellence in customer service were presented by A Place in the Sun: Home or Away’s Jonnie Irwin on the exhibition’s main stage, in front of a packed audience made ... Read More


AIPP Awards 2011 – Sponsored by     AIPP announces the shortlist for the AIPP Awards 2011, ahead of the presentation ceremony at A Place in the Sun Live on Friday 11th March where the winners’ names will be revealed. Judging of the Awards took place on Thu... Read More


AIPP is pleased to confirm that the AIPP Awards 2011 will be presented by Jonnie Irwin, presenter of A Place in the Sun: Home or Away?, ensuring maximum consumer interest in the live presentation ceremony on Friday 11 March at A Place in the Sun Live Earls Court, London. "We're delig... Read More


…AIPP sets out to rebuild confidence in international property market and strengthen appeal of AIPP members to potential purchasers… The leading association in the international property market, the Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP), is introducing a ne... Read More


The AIPP today announced full details of its annual awards programme, concluding on Friday 11th March 2011 when the winners will be revealed in front of a consumer audience at A Place in the Sun Live, Earls Court London. "We're thrilled to be confirming that the AIPP Awards wil... Read More


From time to time, the AIPP finds its logo being used by property companies who are not members of AIPP. We’d like to assure members and consumers that this happens relatively infrequently, however it is important to draw attention to this when such instances occur. The AIPP member badg... Read More


“GOOD NEWS FROM AIPP” is our regular newsletter bringing AIPP members updates from their Association, and on the more positive news stories from the industry this month. This month's edition included: AIPP Consumer Guide launched: “H... Read More


In response to the government spending cuts announced last week, AIPP’s Chief Executive Mark Sharp comments: “In general terms I agree that the consolidation of the amount of borrowing needed to be curbed, however this needs to be balanced by investment in innovation and research. Lon... Read More


Following the success of the "Understanding SIPPs and Fractional" seminar in London in September, AIPP is hosting this event again in the Manchester area on 17th November. The objectives of the event are to offer an insight into the SIPP market and evaluate the benefi... Read More


AIPP’s latest consumer guide and members directory is now available in hardcopy and online, following its launch with the latest edition of A Place in the Sun magazine. “How to Buy Overseas Property Safely: the consumer guide from the industry body” is a free publication aimed s... Read More


The AIPP Zone will be a prominent feature at next week's Property Investor Show and OPP Live. Now in its 3rd year, the Zone provides the opportunity for members of the AIPP to be showcased within their own dedicated exhibition area. "AIPP members have made a voluntary commitment to p... Read More


AIPP hosted a highly successful member event on Thursday, attended by 40 industry professionals. “Understanding SIPPs and Fractional” was an afternoon seminar presented by experts in their field, Guy Tolhurst of Intelligent Partnership and Nick Turner of The Registry Collection, provi... Read More


AIPP will be at A Place in the Sun Live, Birmingham NEC, 1st-3rd October. Visit us on stand F37 to find out more about AIPP, the benefits of membership, and to pick up our latest consumer guide and members directory, "How to Buy Overseas Property Safely: The Consumer Guide from the Indu... Read More


Launched as a bagged supplement with A Place in the Sun magazine, AIPP’s 5th annual consumer guide and members directory will be available from 30 September 2010. Available in both hardcopy and digital format, the AIPP's guide is full of useful advice for buyers of international rea... Read More


AIPP's forthcoming industry event on 23rd September has a handful of places remaining. "Understanding SIPPs and Fractional" is an educational afternoon providing insight and advice on diversifying your business with SIPP and/or fractional products. In these tougher mar... Read More


AIPP is pleased to announce a programme of industry events and marketing incentives over the coming months. To get involved with any of these events contact us now on +44 (0)20 3207 9095.   JULY   Thurs 8th  ... Read More


The AIPP has moved to firm up its current policy on members selling in the region of northern Cyprus.   Following a member consultation process, and the recent ruling in the Orams case, the AIPP Board has decided to regularise its policy for existing m... Read More


AIPP announces new Chief Executive, and increase in consumer awareness The Association of International Property Professionals today announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive.   Professor Mark Sharp joins the AIPP from outside the indu... Read More


AIPP announced its Award winners on Friday, during the first day of A Place in the Sun Live at Earls Court London.   The 11 winners of the 2010 Awards took the stage in front of a trade and consumer audience to receive their award from AIPP Board Membe... Read More


AIPP announces the shortlist for the AIPP Awards 2010, ahead of the presentation ceremony at A Place in the Sun Live on 26th March.   Judging of the AIPP Awards 2010 took place on Thursday with a panel of 10 judges drawn from both the overseas and UK p... Read More


AIPP Members voluntarily agree to follow our Code of Conduct. If anyone feels that a Member has not followed the Code, they are free to complain to us.    In many cases, a mediated settlement is reached between complainant and Member company. Howe... Read More


Handling complaints about Members is one of the hardest tasks any trade body faces. As AIPP nears four years since inception, it’s an area of which the AIPP Board is particularly proud. It’s also an area that goes largely unnoticed by the outside world.   AIPP Board Member ... Read More


The AIPP Awards will once again be judged by industry experts and respected outsiders.    We are delighted to announce the judging panel for this year to be chaired by The Property Ombudsman Christopher Hamer, whose role is to ensure the independe... Read More


The Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP) has started its search for a new Chief Executive as Paul Owen will be leaving to take up a new post.    Chair of AIPP, Lindsay Hopkins, said, “Every company has to be ready to re... Read More


The AIPP Awards Winners will be revealed in front of a consumer audience for the first time this year at A Place in the Sun Live in London on Friday March 26th.    Judged by industry experts and respected outsiders (and chaired by The Prop... Read More


The number of consumers reassured by AIPP membership has seen a large increase, the results of a recent survey reveal.   The independent survey undertaken at A Place in the Sun Live showed 88% of people feel more reassured if a company is an AIPP Membe... Read More


The AIPP announces today the details for its annual awards programme which concludes on Friday 26th March 2010 when the names of 11 winning companies will be announced at the awards ceremony in London.    In a significant change this year, entry t... Read More


The Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP) has released the 4th edition of its annual guide, ‘Buying Overseas Property Safely – The Consumer Guide from the Industry Body’.    As the step-by-step manual... Read More


Our annual guide out soon!   Each year, we produce a guide for consumers: ‘Buying Overseas Property Safely – the Consumer Guide from the Industry Body’. A 64-page guide, available in hard copy and online digital format (for th... Read More


Take advice. Ask questions. Get ready for the show.    For 3 days in early October, the international property market comes to Birmingham as A Place in the Sun Live takes place at NEC.   The AIPP has a stand at the sho... Read More


Get independent advice from the industry body   Last year saw the launch of the AIPP Zone at the Property Investor Show at London’s Excel exhibition centre. This year’s show, run in conjunction with OPP Live 09, sees the return of the Zone,... Read More


Property portal Rightmove Overseas has become a Member of the Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP).    ‘It’s a real boost to have the support of the UK’s largest property website and another important intern... Read More


After a very successful launch in 2008, the AIPP Awards have been under scrutiny by the AIPP Board as they consider how best to build on that for future events. A change of plan was submitted to the Board at the beginning of the year and it has recently been adopted.  ... Read More


AIPP's AGM on Thursday 19th March saw the election of 4 new faces onto the AIPP Board and the re-election of 5 ‘old’ faces (existing Board Members who had reached the end of their elected 2 or 3 years and stood for re-election).    ... Read More


The AIPP is happy to hear from anybody who has an enquiry about our work, the work of our Members, or any general enquiry about buying overseas.    Whether you are a client looking to purchase property overseas or in the process of buying, or some... Read More


On Friday 27th February, the Malta Property Expo ’09 opens at the Malta Fairs and Convention Centre (MFCC), Malta’s largest international conference and exhibition venue.    Organised by AIPP Member Duplex Real Estate Branding, the eve... Read More


Consumer enquiries to the Association of International Property Professionals hit a new high following an overseas property feature on the BBC’s consumer affairs show Watchdog.    The half hour programme at 7.30pm primetime on Monday 9th&nbs... Read More


At the first AIPP Member event of 2009 on the evening of Thursday 29th January, there will be two presentations to Members and invited guests, each offering a view on changes to be seen this year in the international property market.      ... Read More


AIPP Members voluntarily agree to follow our Code of Conduct. If anyone feels that a Member has not followed the Code, they are free to complain to us.      In many cases, a mediated settlement is reached between complai... Read More


The winners of the inaugural AIPP Awards were announced on Friday 3rd October.      Launched this year, the AIPP Awards aim to improve the overseas property industry as a whole, and ultimately raise the standards of cust... Read More


A new market initiative is launched at the Property Investor Show this weekend – The AIPP Zone.    An area at the front of the Property Investor Show is dedicated only to AIPP Members, a first for the international property market. All visit... Read More


The International Law Partnership Conference in association with The AIPP Awards 2008, Friday 3 October   THE CONFERENCE TAKES PLACE AT THE OFFICES OF THE INTERNATIONAL LAW PARTNERSHIP, THE VAULTS, 193-197 HIGH HOLBORN, LONDON WC1V 7BD (TEL NO &nb... Read More


The AIPP has announced the 25 shortlisted entries for the inaugural AIPP Awards. The winners will be announced at the Awards Night on Friday 3rd October in London.    ‘There will only be 9 winners of an AIPP Award 2008,’ explained Paul... Read More


The AIPP has announced its panel of independent judges for the inaugural AIPP Awards, due to be presented on Friday 3rd October.    ‘We had a small list of target judges for our independent panel,’ explained Chief Executive Paul Owen. ... Read More


Entry is now open for the AIPP Awards 2008. The 11 winners will be announced at a black tie Awards ceremony on Friday 3 October.    The Awards focus purely on excellence in customer service, with entry exclusive to AIPP Members. This is your chanc... Read More


On 19th-21st September, the Property Investor Show at ExCeL in London will play host to the first ever AIPP Zone at an exhibition. The Zone will be an area within the show where only AIPP Members will be able to exhibit. It will be advertised by the organisers in advance as ... Read More


We asked our Members to send us their thoughts on the benefits of AIPP membership - here's what they said.   We have memberships to all the well known property associations, but AIPP is key to our international sales operation. AIPP is rapidly gain... Read More


Where did British people buy in 2007? How much did they spend? AIPP's report provides some answers.    Where did the British people buy in 2007? Despite some people doubting its future in the international property market and some ... Read More


Last week at the Member networking event on the eve of A Place in the Sun Live in Manchester, we announced to Members that The AIPP Awards 2008 will take place later this year.    Summary of The AIPP Awards 2008   &mid... Read More


Our Annual General Meeting takes place on 19th March. All AIPP Members are invited to the AGM and all are encouraged to attend if possible. This is your Association and will benefit from each Member playing a part.    Notice of the AIPP’s AG... Read More


Issued by the AIPP on 20th February 2008    To date, the Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP) has received 79 formal complaints about its Members.   It has been agreed by the Board that the names ... Read More


The Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP) has received the opinion they sought from a senior barrister in London regarding the sale of properties in northern Cyprus. The opinion was discussed at the January Board meeting.    T... Read More


A company using the names Salma Homes, CBA Properties, Torton Properties, and ABP Properties is using an AIPP Founder Member logo on their website. Please beware: these companies are not Members of the AIPP.    They have copied (without au... Read More


Superior Group files Petition for Administration. On Friday 18th January, the AIPP received the following message from the Chief Operating Officer of The Superior Real Estate Group Ltd.    MESSAGE RECEIVED BY AIPP, 18 JAN 08 ... Read More


The Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP) has conducted a consumer survey on behalf of its Members. The survey asked buyers in the UK and Ireland what they are looking for, what their fears are, and how they would like to buy overseas property in an idea... Read More


The AIPP passed the 300 Member mark at its most recent Board meeting.    ‘With 314 Members now live, we already have more than double the number of Members we had at the end of 2006,’ said AIPP’s Membership Manager, Lisa Charlesw... Read More


The AIPP had 137 Members on 10 October 2006; by 10 October 2007, the Association had 291 Members with more than 5,500 people working under its Code of Conduct.    ‘We were quite clear when we started that we had to make things happen, and ma... Read More


The Autumn 2007 exhibition season kicked off with the Property Investor Show at London’s Excel. On the AIPP stand, staff reported that about half of all visitors to whom they spoke were already aware of AIPP and had some understanding of the benefits of buying with a M... Read More


Martin Roberts of BBC TV’s ‘Homes under the Hammer’ was the guest interviewer on the AIPP stand at the weekend’s exhibition in Birmingham.    The AIPP wanted to hear the views of international property buyers: what are thei... Read More


On Thursday 27th September, the second edition of the AIPP Members Directory was released to the buying public in both the UK and Ireland. A consumer guide to buying safely overseas, it also contains a full list of AIPP Members.    In both countri... Read More


This Autumn, the AIPP is launching a significant campaign to heighten consumer awareness of their work and the benefit of buying overseas with their Members.    Targeted on buyers in the UK and Ireland, the Association wants to make sure that pros... Read More


At the recent AIPP Board meeting on Wednesday 25th July, a record 48 membership applications were submitted; 41 were accepted as full Members.    ‘Only once did we have more than this and that was our first Board meeting in March 2006,&rsquo... Read More


Board applauds AIPP team as record number of membership applications is submitted to June's Board meeting.   AIPP’s Chief Executive Paul Owen said recently that the level of interest in membership was at its highest level since the Associatio... Read More


A relatively new market for UK and Irish buyers, Brazil is fast-becoming one of the property world's talking points. AIPP was invited to Brazil to talk to agents, developers and government officials about working with the buyers in the UK and Ireland.    ... Read More


AIPP's Chief Executive was a guest speaker at Turkey's first trade show for international property, run by the Arena Group in Antalya. There was a very high level of interest in membership of the Association.    From 19 - 22 April in Antal... Read More


‘In 2006, Britons spent nearly £20 billion on overseas property yet most of the figures produced about the market are made up by companies trying to sell property,’ said Paul Owen, chief executive of the Association of International Property Professionals (... Read More


Next week, the Association of International Property Professionals will release its second survey of the year, potentially the most comprehensive ever released in the international property market.   ‘There are few, if any, reliable figures... Read More


With the publication of AIPP’s first Members Directory, thousands more buyers are now aware of the AIPP   Many Members are reporting increased consumer confidence in their work thanks to their AIPP membership. With the publication of AIPP... Read More


'Good, informative, important and necessary,' was the view of Simon James from Property Frontiers. 'The course was very good and should be used by anyone in sales,' said Robert Nixon, MD of Nirvana International, 'I will use the material in to... Read More


The Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP) has produced a 64-page Consumer Handbook and Members Directory to guide overseas property buyers through the purchasing process and to introduce them to the Association's Members. The publication is available... Read More

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