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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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Luxembourg Takes Over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Thursday, 23 July 2015

On 1 July Luxembourg took over for the twelfth time the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU.


House Prices Up by 1.9% in the Euro Area

Thursday, 9 July 2015

House prices rose by 0.9% in the euro area and by 2.5% in the EU in the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same quarter of the previous year, according to figures released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the EU. Compared with the fourth quarter of 2014, house prices rose by 0.3% in the euro area and by 0.6% in the EU in the first quarter of 2015.


Evaluation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

Thursday, 9 July 2015

The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) is one of the most important pieces of EU legislation for the real estate sector. The European Commission has published a public consultation on the evaluation of the EPBD. The objective of the consultation is to consult stakeholders on the review of the EPBD and evaluate whether the Directive has met its aims. The consultation period will end on 31 October. CEPI-CEI is consulting its member associations and will prepare a response.


Open letter to Martine Van Adorp

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Dear Martine,

After 18 years of good and loyal service to CEPI, you have earned your right to retire. From now on, we’re sure you'll shine under other skies.
You were a key actor in the development of CEPI: your honesty and your personal commitment have undeniably contributed to its success, so thank you.
We can only wish for you a peaceful retirement full of new challenges, and that you can realize the projects dearest to your heart that you have had to put aside up until now for lack of time.


New European Professional Card for Real Estate Agents

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

The European Commission has been working on the introduction of a European Professional Card (EPC) to make it easier for professionals work in other EU countries. It has now confirmed that the EPC will be available as from January 2016 for real estate agents, as well as for nurses responsible for general care, pharmacists, physiotherapists and mountain guides. The EPC will be voluntary, individual professionals will have the choice to apply for it online. CEPI-CEI welcomes the introduction of the EPC, which it believes will facilitate the mobility of professional services in the real estate sector.


European Education Programme

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