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    Find out more on the European property markets and professions with updated information, news, reports and links... Read more

  • CEPI meets: Grzegorz Dobrowolski and the Polish Real Estate Federation (PREF)

    Polish real estate professionals are facing deregulation of the profession in their country. Is this an opportunity? Read more

  • A CEPI report on regulation of real estate professions and housing markets in Europe

    This report analyses regulation of real estate professions and characteristics of housing markets. Read more

  • What is the Future for Professional Services – Regulation, Deregulation or Self-Regulation?

    To follow this debate it is important to look both at the reasons behind the regulation. An opinion. Read more 

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House prices up by 3.0% in the euro area

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

According to the statistical office of the EU, Eurostat, house prices, as measured by the House Price Index, rose by 3.0% in the euro area and by 4.0% in the EU in the first quarter of 2016 compared with the same quarter of 2015. Compared with the fourth quarter of 2015, house prices rose by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.7% in the EU in the first quarter of 2016.


Priorities of the Slovak Presidency

Monday, 4 July 2016

Slovakia took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union on 1 July 2016. Its programme for the next six months is based on four priorities: an economically strong Europe, a modern single market, a sustainable migration and asylum policies and a globally engaged Europe.


Reforming Regulation of Professions

Monday, 23 May 2016

On 18 May the European Commission hosted a conference in Brussels on “Reforming Regulation of Professions; Results of the Mutual Evaluation and Way Forward” at which CEPI-CEI was represented. The mutual evaluation refers to the transparency exercise required by the Professional Qualifications Directive which requires EU Member States to list and evaluate the regulated professions in their country. The real estate professions are included in this mutual evaluation exercise which has resulted in the publication of national action plans. It was announced at the conference that the Commission will soon publish a public consultation on those action plans to gather reactions and comments.


The European Association of Real Estate Professions (CEPI-CEI) is happy to announce the arrival of a Director General for its headquarters in Brussels.

Thursday, 19 May 2016

The European Association of Real Estate Professions (CEPI-CEI) is happy to announce the arrival of a Director General for its headquarters in Brussels.

Mr. Guy Valkenborg, a Belgian lawyer with over 20 years of public affairs experience in European and international policy has joined the organization following its most recent General Meeting in Brussels on 30 April.


CEPI-CEI meets in Brussels

Monday, 9 May 2016

On Friday 29 to Saturday 30 April CEPI-CEI held its General Meeting in Brussels. The meetings held included meetings of the two professional divisions CEAB (representing property managers) and PAC (representing estate agents). Other meetings covered policy relevant to the real estate professions and organisational issues. Interesting policy topics discussed included the regulation of professional services, energy efficiency, anti-money laundering and international standards. There was also a strong emphasis on education and training and the development of the real estate professions.


European Education Programme

Eureduc is a European common education programme for real estate agents and property managers set up and coordinated by CEPI-CEI.
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