Property Industry Professions
Relevant websites related to the property industry porofessions.
REAL ESTATE AGENTS, ADVISORS & PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
Conseil Européen des Professions Immobilières (CEPI) (European Council of Real Estate Professions)
Created in 1990, CEPI is an international non-profit association (aisbl) headquartered in Brussels.
CEPI is the main association of real estate professionals and property managers.
Around 30 national associations in EU and EFTA countries bring together more than 200,000 real estate professionals.
The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE)
The Counselors of Real Estate is the membership organisation established exclusively for real estate advisors.
Founded in 1953, the organisation serves 1,100 members worldwide, all who hold the 'CRE' designation. CREs are linked to one another by their commitment to integrity, competence, community, trust, and service; and they adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Practice.
The purpose of the organisation is to serve as an information resource and to provide its members with opportunities for professional development, knowledge sharing, and networking, all grounded in a culture of camaraderie.
European Facility Management Network (EuroFM)
EuroFM is a Network of more than 75 organisations, all focussed on Facility Management.
They are based in more than 15 European countries and represent professional (national) associations, education- and research institutes and corporate organisations. EuroFM's Mission is the advancement of knowledge in Facility Management in Europe and its application in Practice, Education and Research.
Architects Council of Europe (ACE-CAE)
The Architects Council of Europe is an organisation, based in Brussels, whose Membership consists of the professional representative organisations of all twenty five European Union (EU) Member States and the three Accession States as well as Switzerland and Norway. As such it is an organisation that represents the interests of over 450.000 Architects from Europe.
The ACE was founded in 1990 and its principal function is to monitor and influence developments at EU level highlighting those areas of EU Policy that have a direct impact on architectural practice, policy and the built environment.
Council of the Notariats of the European Union (CNUE)
The Council of the Notariats of the European Union is the official body representing the notarial profession in dealings with the European institutions. Speaking for the profession, it negotiates and makes decisions for the European Union's notariats.
The CNUE represents the notariats of all EU Member States familiar with this institution: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain. Croatia has observing member status.
European Council of Town Planners (ECTP)
The European Council of Town Planners (ECTP), founded in 1985, brings together 24 professional town planning associations and institutes from 21 European countries.
It is an umbrella association providing its members with a common framework for planning practice, planning education, continuing professional development and the definition of professional responsibilities.
ECTP sets standards of education and conduct for the planning profession.
Geometer-Europas (GE) has among other things the aim of establishing an organised association in order to support the freelance pursuance of the Geometer's profession in Europe with regard to legal and technical matters.
International Valuation Standards Committee (IVSC)
Founded in 1981, the International Valuation Standards Committee (IVSC), is an NGO (Non-Government-Organization) member of the United Nations and works cooperatively with member States, organisations such as the World Bank, OECD, International Federation of Accountants, International Accounting Standards Committee, and others including valuation societies throughout the world to harmonize and promote agreement and understanding of valuation standards.
IVSC's international headquarters is in London, England. Its operational headquarters is customarily located in the offices of the IVSC Chairman. A new Chairman is elected each three years. Financial matters and orders are handled at the Committee's international financial bureau in Canberra, Australia.
World Association of Valuation Organisations (WAVO)
WAVO is an international organisation whose voting members are professional associations and other like bodies representing property valuation and related counselling/consulting professions in countries or other regions of the world and whose other members are persons or organisations having an interest in WAVO.