NORGES TAKSERINGSFORBUND (NTF)
Tel: +47 22 08 76 00
Fax: +47 22 57 26 66
President: Ottar M. Skare REV
Vice-President: Helge Jensen
Managing Director: Are Andenæs Huser
Secretariat: 9 staff
Number of qualified valurers through valuation companies (inviduals): 1.120
Number of valuation companies: 450
Member of TEGoVA since: 1983
Category of membership: Associate
NTF represents 450 valuation companies and approximately 1100 independent valuers.
Permanent Representatives to TEGoVA
Ottar M. Skare
Tel: +47 70 07 49 91
Fax: +47 70 07 49 91
Are Andenæs Huser
Tel: +47 900 36 522
Fax: +47 22 57 26 66
Brief History and Role
NTF represents 450 valuation companies and approximately 1100 independent valuers. Our sister organisation NITO represents the balance of approximately 1500 valuers in total.
The NTF has two subsidiary companies, Norges Eiendomsakademi AS - NEAK (The Norwegian Real Estate Academy Ltd.) and Verdi AS (Value Ltd.).
The three entities in the group employ 15 persons of which 7 are employed by NTF. NTFs headquarters are in Oslo.
Principal Areas of Policy
* Public Affairs
* Code of Ethics & Professional Standards
* EU Affairs
* Participation in legislation process relevant to the real estate market
* Professional Standards
* Design and approval of professional rapports
* Code of Ethics
* Defining specifications for valuers in the area of:
• Computer applications
• Educational requirements for valuers
*Certification of valuers belonging to NTF
* To give the valuation business a public image
All 1100 valuers belong to one of 18 local departments.
NTFs General assembly meets every year - all members are invited to attend.
A board of local chairmen meets every fall to discuss budgets and goals for the next year
NTFs elected board consists only of 5 persons meeting on monthly basis.
Regular members are valuation corporations only.
To qualify for membership a valuation company must have at least one certified valuer connected full time to the company, either by employment or by contract.
To ensure recruitment of qualified people to the valuation business there has also been established a certificate for valuers in training.
All communication with members takes place through electronic media.
The web-site of NTF has a public section (including a brief English chapter) and an extranet for members only.
The communication on professional matters takes place either in the extranet or through a regular newsletter distributed by e-mail.