Ohio Realtors


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Ohio REALTORS understand that the work of our industry extends well beyond our state and national borders. In fact, here in Ohio we have 133 international companies doing business every single day. We are connected like never before which impacts everything we do. The real estate industry is no exception.

The way we do business has changed. The needs of your clients have changed. The way our industry must perform has changed. That’s why here at Ohio REALTORS we are going Global!

2020 International Residential Transactions Survey

The objective of this survey was to gather information about international residential real estate transactions of Ohio REALTORS members during April 2019–March 2020.


Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)

Our volunteer association members provide expertise in the global marketplace. See a listing of Ohio CIPS members

Interested in obtaining a CIPS designation? Learn how


Ohio receives national recognition for third year / OR Buzz, 11.4.20 / Read

Ohio Governor Chosen to be Head of Regional Economic Development Commission
The Post Athens / 1.27.20 / Read

Things Looking Up for Ohio's Smaller Cities Despite Challenges, Report Says
Columbus Dispatch / 1.9.20 / Read

Heading Into 2020, Here is What Foreign Investors Are Targeting in CRE
BISNOW / 12.4.19 / Read

Ohio's Global Business Alliance receives national recognition for second consecutive year
Ohio REALTORS Buzz / 10.28.2019 / Read



Exchange Students

The Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange is a comprehensive information resource on international students in the U.S. and U.S. students studying abroad.


2021 Global Committee

Our volunteer association members provide globally-influcenced programs to help REALTORS understand the opportunities of business across borders.

Mark Dolezal, Chair
Jason Westendorf, Vice Chair

Committee Members


Ohio: The Heart of it All


As REALTORS we know the strengths of our communities. We know what makes them special. Collectively, we also know what makes Ohio a great place to live, work and play.

2020 State Economic Data for Engaging in International Real Estate

This Report provides state-level economic data that points to the potential of working with interntional clients interested in purchasing U.S. residential or commercial real estate for primary residence, vacation home, investment rental property, or business uses.

Ohio International Corporate Investment

Ambassador Association Program

Ohio has the distinct honor of being an Ambassador Association to Finland. Learn more about our bilateral partner, the Central Federation of Finnish Real Estate Agencies

Central Federation of Finnish Real Estate Agencies

Finland Country Profile

Want to hear what the Finnish language sounds like? Check out this marketing video procuced by the Central Federation of Finnish Real Estate Agents | VIDEO


View the latest international real estate research and news


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