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Norwegian Surveyors and Valuers Association 
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Visiting Address:
Klingenberggata 7 A
NO-0161 Oslo

Postal Address:
PO BOX 1516, Vika
NO-0117 OSLO

Tel: +47 22 08 76 00


President: Sture J. Pettersen
Vice-President: Roger Andersen
Managing Director: Are Andenæs Huser
Secretariat: 10 staff

Number of qualified valuers through valuation companies (individuals): 1.325
Number of valuation companies: 520

Member of TEGoVA since: 1983
Category of membership: Associate


NTF represents 520 valuation companies and approximately 1325 independent valuers.

Permanent Representatives to TEGOVA

Sture J. Pettersen

Sture J. Pettersen


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 520 valuation companies and approximately 1325 independent valuers and surveyors. NTF has two subsidiary companies, Norges Eiendomsakademi AS - NEAK (The Norwegian Real Estate Academy Ltd.) and Verdi NTFS AS (Value NTFS Ltd.). The three entities in the group employ 20 persons of which 10 are employed by NTF. The headquarter are located in the center of Oslo.

Principal Areas of Policy

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

Principal Activities

* Participation in legislative process relevant to the real estate market

* Professional Standards

* Design and approval of professional reports

* 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

* Conferences


All 1325 valuers belong to one of 18 local departments.

The General Assembly of NTF meets every year - all members are invited to attend.

A board of district branches' chairmen meets every fall to discuss budgets and goals for the next year.

The executive board of Norsk takst consists of 5 persons meeting on a 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, a certificate for valuers in training has also been established.



AVAG translated the European Valuation Standards 2016 into Norwegian.


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.