WSGVAR Global Business Council has been established since 2007.  Its mission is to connect real estate professionals to an active global network of members all over the world which prepares them to serve the growing international market in their local community.  Since 2009, National Association of REALTORS® has appointed WSGVAR as the Ambassador Association to Taiwan. The WSGVAR Global Business Council has organized a variety of trade missions to/from Taiwan and hosted the Taiwanese delegation at every NAR’s Annual Conference.

Memoranda of Understanding

We have partnered with 10 of the NAR's Bilateral Partners and signed the Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) as follows:

  1. Chinese Association of Real Estate Brokers - Taiwan
  2. Taipei Association of Real Estate Brokers - Taiwan
  3. New Taipei City Real Estate Agent Association - Taiwan
  4. Taichung City Association of Real Estate Brokers - Taiwan
  5. Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) - Malaysia
  6. Asosiasi Real Estate Broker Indonesia - Indonesia
  7. Alianasi of Real Estate Agen Indonesia - Indonesia
  8. Japan-American Real Estate Coalition Office - Japan
  9. La Asociación Mexicana de Profesionales Inmobiliarios (AMPI) - Mexico
  10. Chamber of Real Estate & Builders' Associations, Inc. (CREBA) - Philippines

The award winning Global Business Council is one of the most successful local councils in the United States with ten (10) partnerships globally! Click here for the MOU Signing Photos. 

Global Business Council Membership

The Global Business Council membership, includes residential and commercial real estate professionals and the affiliates, is free of charge. These professionals play a major role in the success of the Council. To join as a GBC member, please contact Christine Chen at or 213-288-6212.

The WSGVAR Global Business Council has been recognized by NAR as a Platinum Council in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 and the Ambassador Association of the Year in 2013.


 The "We Are Global" video describes what WSGVAR Global Business Council does and the Global Achievement Awards that we had received from NAR.

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