Links to important property industry institutions
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
RICS is a globally operating professional association for property experts and specialists. RICS is committed to international standardisation and publishes its own RICS Appraisal and Valuation Standards (“Red Book”), which act as a standard work for property valuation.
Gesellschaft für Immobilienwirtschaftliche Forschung e.V. (GIV)
The aim of GIV is to support research, combine theory and practice as well as to create a basis for scientific exchange and know-how transfer within courses but also between science and business.
The certification agency DIAZert of DIA Consulting AG is Germany’s leading recognised certification agency for the property industry. The certification agency of DIA Consulting AG already sets the standards for valuing property. DIAZert is the first certification agency in the property industry accredited to DIN EN ISO/ IEC 17024 by the German accreditation agency DAkkS.