Ethics, protection and expertise – these are the values at the heart of the RICS Real Estate Agency & Brokerage Standards (REABS), RICS' new international code outlining how brokers and real estate agents conduct their business.

These standards are the first ever to provide an overarching international framework for all RICS real estate agents and property brokers worldwide. As residential, rural and commercial real estate transactions in most parts of the world are initiated through brokers and estate agents, it is necessary that a global framework sets out best practice in the delivery of these services.

From country to country, there is enormous variation in regulations and government licensing which outline how brokers and estate agents operate. With continuing globalisation and many companies now conducting cross-border real estate transactions, RICS saw the need for a common set of global standards which apply to this area of the property profession.

With growing international recognition, the REABS have already been endorsed by Europe’s leading firms. More than 140 firms across continental Europe have endorsed the RICS REABS (see the list below updated on a monthly basis).

Baltics, Finland, Norway, Sweden

  • Catella

Belgium

  • Colliers International
  • Oreon Properties

Bulgaria

  • AG Capital
  • Forton International

Cyprus

  • A.C. Georgiou Estates
  • AMP Andreas Pantazis Ltd
  • Antonis Loizou & Associates
  • Danos
  • H & M OIKOS Property Consultants Ltd
  • Inter-M Properties
  • Landtourist Estates Ltd
  • Leaf Research Ltd
  • Psilogenis Property Consultants ΕΠΕ
  • Renos Pitros
  • Rick Yianni
  • URBAN SPLASH
  • Zourides Property Direct

Czech Republic

  • CBRE
  • DTZ
  • Retail Motions s.r.l.

Denmark

  • Catella
  • CBRE
  • Colliers International
  • DTZ
  • EDC
  • Nybolig
  • Red
  • Sadolin-Albaek

France

  • Catella

Germany

  • AEW Europe
  • Aigner Immobilien GmbH
  • Angermann Immobilien
  • Apollo Real Estate AG & Co. KG
  • BASF
  • Berendes & Partner Consulting GmbH
  • Berger Real Estate GmbH & Co. KG
  • Catella
  • CBRE GmbH
  • Colliers International
  • Christie + Co. GmbH
  • Clifford Chance Deutschland
  • Colliers Schön &Lopez Schmitt GmbH
  • CONREN Land
  • CR Investment Management
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG
  • Dr. Bolz Immobilien GmbH & Co. KG
  • DTZ Zadelhoff Tie Leung GmbH
  • Fiedler & Fleck Immobiliengesellschaft dbR
  • fmi Frank Müller Immobilien
  • FMS Wertmanagement
  • Focus Real Estate AG
  • Geka Kemper GmbH
  • GSW Gemeinnütziges Siedlungswerk GmbH
  • Haus & Grund Frankfurt am Main
  • Immobilienbewertungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
  • JEB Investment Advisory GmbH
  • Jones Lang LaSalle GmbH
  • Klein+Glessing
  • Knight Frank
  • KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
  • Dr. Lübke GmbH
  • Lührmann
  • Metropol Immobilien und Beteiligungs GmbH
  • Michael Schick Immobilien
  • Morgan Stanley Bank AG
  • Objektmanagement GmbH
  • Ostendorff Morris
  • Paul-Ludwig Glaesner
  • QSLAG
  • Real Consult GmbH & Co. KG
  • Realeis (Real Estate Investment Solutions)
  • REALOGIS Real Estate GmbH
  • Reatis Real Estates
  • RREEF – A member of Deutsche Bank Group
  • RPA Real Property Advisors GmbH
  • Salzhuber + Frühling GmbH
  • Schaeffler Technologies GmbH & Co. KG
  • Seeger & Russwurm Immobilien GmbH
  • Spannhoff
  • Steinert Architekten und Ingenieure GmbH
  • STIWA
  • Value Scouts Select GmbH
  • VÖLCKERS & CIE Immobilien GmbH
  • Winters & Hirsch Valuation Services GmbH & Co. KG
  • WPG-INVEST GmbH
  • Zohari Real Estate GmbH

Greece

  • Colliers International
  • Danos | An alliance member of BNP Paribas Real Estate
  • Dorian Strategic Partners
  • EFG Eurobank Property Services S.A
  • Solum Property Solutions
  • Southeast Real Estate SA

Hungary

  • Avestus Real Estate Hungary Kft.
  • CBRE
  • GVA Robertson Hungary Kft.
  • Real Management Kft.
  • The Four Capital Group kft.
  • DTZ Hungary Kft

Italy

  • Colliers International
  • IPI Intermediazione
  • Skymac
  • GEFI Intermediazioni srl
  • CBRE SpA Italia

Kazakhstan

  • Veritas Brown

Netherlands

  • CBRE B.V.| Consultancy & Business Development Agency
  • Colliers International
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Dynamis Vastgoedconsultants en Makelaars
  • DTZ Zadelhoff
  • Holland Realty Partners/BNP Parisbas
  • MVGM Bedrijfshuisvesting
  • Scherreberg

Poland

  • CBRE
  • Knight Frank
  • Von der Heyden Group
  • DTZ Polska sp. Z o.o.

Portugal

  • CBRE
  • Cushman & Wakefield

Romania

  • Active Property Investments Limited
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • DTZ Echinox
  • GVA Relco
  • Helios Phoenix Real Estate
  • Parker Lewis & Associates
  • Prime Property Advisers  | Knight Frank
  • EFG Eurobank Property Services S.A.

Russia & CIS

  • GVA
  • Colliers
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Knight Frank
  • ILM
  • JLL
  • Intermarksavills
  • NAI Becar
  • GUD (Guild of Managers and Developers)

Serbia

  • NOVASTON Asset Management

Spain

  • Aguirre Newman S.A.
  • AXIS Property Associates, S.L.
  • BNP Paribas
  • CB Richard Ellis S.A.
  • Colliers Real Estate S.L.
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • DTZ Iberica Asesores Inmobiliarios Internacionales
  • Jones Lang LaSalle España S.A
  • RE/MAX Invest
  • Savills

Switzerland

  • Colliers International
  • CBRE, Geneva
  • DTZ – Meridian Immobilier, Geneva
  • SPG Intercity, Zurich

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