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International associations

The everyday work of NVM members involves a market that crosses national borders and that is subject to European regulation.

The NVM sees its role as representing the interests of its members in a European context as robustly as possible. By participating in a number of Europe-wide associations and organizations, the NVM ensures that the voice of Dutch real estate professionals is heard, and helps to influence decisions and directives involving common European professional standards. The NVM is a member of the following international associations:


The NVM is a member of TEGoVA, the European umbrella organization for national valuers associations. Its main objective is to create and publicize harmonized standards for valuation practices, in relation to training and qualifications as well as corporate governance and ethics. It assists its member associations with the implementation of these standards.

TEGoVA represents the interests of 59 associations from 32 countries and has a total of over 70,000 members. It speaks with one voice regarding valuation vis-à-vis European legislators and policy-makers.  
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The NVM is a member of the European Council of Real Estate Professions (CEPI), the European professional organization for real estate agents and property managers. CEPI represents more than 150,000 European real estate professionals who are members of 30 professional associations across Europe. The organization has a close relationship with the EU's main governmental bodies: the European Parliament, the European Council, the European Court of Justice, the European Economic and Social Council, the European Commission and their officials.
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European Property Federation

Founded in Brussels in 1997, EPF represents all aspects of property ownership and investment: residential landlords, housing companies, commercial property investment and development companies, shopping centres and the property interests of the institutional investors (banks, insurance companies, pension funds). Its members own property assets valued at € 1.5 trillion, providing and managing buildings for the residential or service and industry tenants that occupy them.
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Founded in 1951 in Paris, FIABCI is a worldwide business networking organization for all professionals associated with the real estate industry. FIABCI has provided access and opportunities for real estate professionals interested in gaining knowledge, sharing information and conducting international business with each other.
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