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German Real Estate Professional Association 
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Littenstraße 10
DE-10179 Berlin

Tel: +49 30 2757260
Fax: +49 30 27572649


President: Jürgen Michael Schick
Vice-President: Jürgen Weihgold
National Director: Carolin Hegenbarth
Secretariat:: 10 staff

Number of direct members: 6.000
Number of qualified valuers (individuals): 500
Number of valuation companies: 100

Member of TEGoVA since: Founding Member
Category of membership: Full


The German Real Estate Professional Association (IVD) represents the interest of service providers on the real estate sector.

Permanent Representative to TEGoVA

Alexander Weber

Alexander Weber REV

Head of Department DIAZert

DIA Consulting AG
DE-79098 Freiburg im Breisgau

Telefon: +49 761 / 211069-41
Telefax: + 49 761 / 211069-99

Brief History and Role

The Ring Deutscher Makler (RDM) was founded in 1924, the Verband Deutscher Makler (VDM) was founded in 1968. The IVD was established in 2004 as the result of a merger of these two previously autonomous associations and as Germany's largest organisation today of real estate agents, property managers and valuers as well as developers and facility managers. The IVD is the association for all professionals and modern service occupations in the real estate industry.

Principal Activities

* Property brokerage
* Property management
* Real Estate valuation
* Development

Principal Areas of Policy

Public Affairs
IVD undertakes lobbying activities In Berlin and Brussels.

Members Services
* Information: IVD offers Real Estate database for association members under and free of charge basic entry services search engine at www.ivd.net and supporting services for members.

* Analyses and reports: free access to national and international market analyses and reports of the IVD-Research-Department on the internet and on hard copy.

* Counseling, representation, advertising: any special services for members.

Discount on participation in educational and training seminars at the organisation's own academies as well as other seminars and training events. The IVD owns two academies, the DIA (Deutsche Immobilien Akademie) in Freiburg and the EIA (Europäische Immobilien Akademie) in Saarbrücken. The regional associations offer seminars and training events.

Events, Networking. & Publications
Participation in the major real estate events like Expo-Real in Munich and the German Real Estate Day and the IVD Congress. The IVD is a member of the European association CEPI-CEI and part of the international network FIABSI.
At the national level the IVD is organized in the working group of BID (Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft Immobilienwirtschaft Deutschland), a joint venture for political debate and lobbying.

* www.ivd.net
* The members profit from quality services which support their economic success
* Use of the IVD mark of excellence
* Advice on legal, tax and advertising matters
* The associations magazine and newsletter
* The annual price list of office and apartment buildings
* Buying syndicates and frame contracts
* Specialist publications
* Regular surveys and expert advice
* Arbitration by the IVD ombudsman
* An IVD third party insurance
* Legally binding Contracts
* IVD Database for joint business ("GG-ticker")


The Association's governing body is the presiding Board made up of five members with the President as primus inter pares in chair.

The IVD federal Board is represented by the members of the presiding Board and six chairmen of the six IVD regional associations.


* Real Estate Agents & Real Estate Managers (80% of the membership)
* Real Estate Valuers (20% of the Membership)

See the attached brochure 'German Real Estate Professional Association IVD'


Own Publications

* AIZ Das Immobilienmagazin

* Sachverständigen Informationsdienst

* Der Immobilienbewerter (publication for valuers in real estates, approx. 1000 copies per edition, 6 editions per year)

* Various brochures and books about special subjects

EVS in German

The German Delegation (German member associations of TEGoVA) translated the European Valuation Standards 2012 into German.

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.