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NORGES TAKSERINGSFORBUND (NTF)

Norwegian Surveyors and Valuers Association 
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Coordinates

Fyrstikkalléen 20
NO-0661 Oslo

Tel: +47 22 08 76 00
Fax: +47 22 57 26 66

Structure

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

Ottar M. Skare

REV
President

Tel: +47 70 07 49 91
Fax: +47 70 07 49 91

Are Andenæs Huser

Are Andenæs Huser

Managing Director

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
* Education
* Code of Ethics & Professional Standards
* Certification
* EU Affairs

Principal Activities

* 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:
• CPD
• Computer applications
• Educational requirements for valuers

*Certification of valuers belonging to NTF
* To give the valuation business a public image

* Conferences

Organisation

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.

Membership Includes

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.

Publications

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.

     

Awarding member association

Recognised European Valuer
Awarding Member Association

The association has the right to award Recognised European Valuer status (designated by the letters REV) to its members.

TEGoVA Residential Valuer
Residential Awarding Member Association

The association has the right to award TEGoVA Residential Valuer status (designated by the letters TRV) to its members.