Becoming a Member

You can become a member of PIPA in a number of ways.

By becoming a member, you will subscribe to our voluntary Code of Conduct which ensures integrity, disclosure and excellence in service provision. 

To learn more about the associated benefits of becoming a PIPA member click here

Become an Individual Member

For businesses operating as sole traders or partnerships.

Please note that companies are unable to obtain this level of membership.

 Register online now


Become a Corporate Member

A Corporate Member is any entity of a company or corporate nature.

The fee is determined by assessing the number of staff within the entity including franchisees and sub contractors operating under the company banner.

Register online now


Membership Fees


Membership Fees
(per annum incl GST)

Classifications Individuals

QPIA Membership


In addition to a sole trader/individual or corporate membership and only available to those who have completed the PIPA Accreditation Program


Sole Trader/Individual


1 Category

1 Individual listed

Corporate 1-10
(total staff)


Up to 2 categories

Up to 2 individuals listed

Corporate 11-20
(total staff)


Up to 4 categories

Up to 4 individuals listed

Corporate 21-50
(total staff)


Up to 6 categories

Up to 6 individuals listed

Corporate 51-100
(total staff)


Up to 8 categories

Up to 8 individuals listed

Corporate 100+
(total staff)


Up to 10 categories

Up to 10 indviduals listed

Additional Fees
(website search feature)

 $150.00 per

Additional category or additional business location under same category

Additional individual listing



Consumers can use the Website Search Feature which forms part of Membership to search for a Property Investment Professional to help them on their property investment journey.

Consumers will be able to search via Category, By Business Name, By Location or Via Category By Individuals Name, by Location, whereby distance will determine search result


Membership Category Classifications  


  • Qualified Property Investment Adviser (QPIA®) or Property Investment Adviser (PIA)*
  • Real Estate - Buyers Agent

  • Real Estate - Selling Agent

  • Real Estate - Project Marketing/Selling

  • Real Estate - Property Manager

  • Property Investment Marketeers

  • Mortgage Broker

  • Registered Tax Agent (Accountant)

  • Lawyers & Solicitors

  • Property Conveyancer

  • Financial Planner

  • Licensed Valuer

  • Licensed Builder

  • Building and/or Pest Inspector

  • Quantity Surveyor

  • Developer

  • Education & Research Providers

  • Lenders

Trading Category Classification can only be granted with proof of business activity or business qualification within that category.  Individuals can be added based on proof of qualification within their nominated Category Classification.

For example: A business that wishes to be classified as a Financial Planning Practice would need to provide proof of AFSL licence or proof of authorised representation of AFSL holder. A business wishes to be classified as a educational provider will need to show proof of RTA status or course offerings or publication offerings to be reviewed by PIPA management to achieve a education and or research classification category (just running seminars or alike will not see you granted this classification as its for professional education, research or mainstream publications). 

Additional categories may be purchased for an extra fee.