Members benefits

As the property market can be extremely diverse, property experts offer a wide range of services, designed to meet their clients’ needs.
These four questions illustrate our members’ fields of activity, as property expert. 

WHAT IS THE MARKET?

In general, our market covers all properties covered by the Swiss Civil Code, with any easements and charges:

  • Land for building
  • Apartments and houses
  • Buildings to let
  • Holiday accommodation
  • Farms, vineyards and market gardens
  • Administrative, commercial, hotel, craftsman’s and industrial properties and warehouses

WHO ARE THE CLIENTS?

In general, our market covers all properties covered by the Swiss Civil Code, with any easements and charges:

  • Individuals
  • The courts
  • Municipal, cantonal and federal agencies
  • Banks and credit institutions
  • Lawyers and notaries
  • Insurance and pension funds
  • Companies and businesses of any kind
  • Trustees
  • Property investors

WHAT SERVICES DO WE OFFER?

In general, an expert will analyse all the elements that can affect the value of a property, to prepare a detailed and serious report which provides clear answers to all kinds of questions asked by players in the property market. Their most common tasks are:

  • Expert advice on a purchase or sale
  • Expert advice in a financing process
  • Expert advice on an inheritance or gift
  • Expert advice in legal proceedings
  • Revaluations of a company’s assets
  • Tax audits
  • Checks on compensation for expropriation

HOW DOES AN EXPERT ACT ?

An expert’s job is performed well primarily through respecting the ethical principles underpinning their professional integrity. They must have the required capacity and knowledge and demonstrate their independence. If an expert does not have the necessary qualifications or faces a conflict of interest, they must withdraw.

In addition, the expert will provide whatever is necessary to complete their job. This includes, in particular:

  • rigorous analytical methods adapted to the property and the task in hand
  • efficient computer programmes and media
  • appropriate background documentation
  • sales comparisons and statistics