The Association is a nationwide organization for “Real Estate Counselors” comprising individuals with expertise and high level of professional ethics in counseling business covering a wide area of real estate (individual, combined, cities), who may or may not have national qualification in the related field. It has been involved in a wide range of activities including raising public awareness of knowledge and expertise on real estate counseling, surveys/research/advisory, and development of human resources and accreditation.
The Association sponsors training programs to educate two types of specialists,“ Real Estate Counselor” and“ Advisor for Property Strategy” in order to train and educate experts on real estate to accommodate the society's demand.
Real Estate Counselor is an expert in the field of real estate accredited by the JAREC that meets our list of qualification requirements.
Real Estate Counselor has the ability to deal with various issues involving properties, ranging from management of private assets to government or corporate-related matters.
Real Estate Counselor shall provide advisory, guidance, and support services required for each issue in the field of real estate.
Real Estate Counselor will be providing counseling services in the following 5 specific fields:
The Association is setting up a clear business vision and strategy to deepen and widen our activities as industry experts.
Looking ahead, we intend to focus on the following 5 specific areas in collaboration with experts in various other areas.
Advisor for Property Strategy is an accreditation designed for individuals who are in the position to drive property strategies that are directly associated with the management and business planning in a corporation, organization or local government.
As at April 2019, there are 393 certified advisors. They are currently active in each specialized areas nationwide.
Basic lectures for both Phase 1 and 2 in accreditation workshop shall be held by webinar.
The workshop for case studies shall be by attendance.
We have signed an agreement on business collaboration with RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) in Hong Kong on November 7, 2012. With this, the Association's “Real Estate Counselor” is now qualified to be the member of RICS (MRICS) provided that he/she meets certain requirements (participation in workshops, etc.).
1．JAREC and RICS shall mutually collaborate in holding educational training programs and seminars.
2．Allow members of JAREC who meet certain requirements (Certified Real Estate Counselor) to register as members of RICS in accordance with RICS' direct entry program.
3．JAREC and RICS shall continue to cooperate in joint survey and research and establishing guidelines to contribute to the industry's further development.
The Association's Real Estate Counselor may register in the following 17 fields:
① Building Control
② Building Surveying
③ Commercial Property
④ Dispute Resolution
⑤ Environment and Resources
⑥ Facilities Management
⑧ Machinery and Business Assets
⑨ Management Consultancy
⑩ Minerals and Waste Management
⑪ Planning and Development
⑫ Personal Property / Antiques and Fine Arts
⑬ Project Management
⑭ Quantity Surveying and Construction
⑮ Residential Property
Pan Pacific Congress of Real Estate Appraisers, Valuers and Counselors was held in May 1994 at Yokohama where the Association participated for the first time.
We were formally recognized as a sponsoring member at the conference held in Australia, in Sydney, in 1996.
We have been sending speakers since the Sydney conference and participating in discussions with participating members.
With the United States and Australia serving as the main members, PPC has been holding a conference every other year since its first conference held in Sydney, Australia in 1959. Following is the details of past conferences.
|Year||Host city||Host country|
|No. 2||1961||San Francisco||USA|
|No. 3||1963||Wellington||New Zealand|
|No. 7||1973||San Francisco||USA|
|No. 8||1975||Rotorua||New Zealand|
|No. 12||1983||Kuala Lumpur||Malaysia|
|No. 14||1988||Christchurch||New Zealand|
|No. 15||1990||Seoul||South Korea|
|No. 20||2000||Auckland||New Zealand|
|No. 21||2002||Kuala Lumpur||Malaysia|
|No. 23||2006||San Francisco||USA|
|No. 24||2008||Seoul||South Korea|
|No. 30||2021||Kuala Lunpur||Malaysia|
“Real Estate Counselor” is the title given to those professionals that hold high level of expertise in the field of counseling pertinent to real estate with high work ethics.