“Real Estate Counselor” is endowed only to the applicants who have been accepted after screening by JAREC, a NPO, based on certain criteria, followed by completion of all certification training programs and an oral exam.
The Association consists of certified members（Real Estate Counselors）, Associate members（Advisors for Property Strategy）, supporting members（individual）, supporting members（corporate） and regular member, but only the certified members are permitted to call themselves as “ Real Estate Counselor.”
Following the certification, by meeting certain requirements the member may apply for a membership in RICS, which known as Direct Entry system.
Real estate counseling service may be broadly defined as: “The service of providing impartial and unbiased advice, technical guidance and appropriate decisions on various issues involved in diversified areas of real estate, in whole or in part of all aspects of business, such as sales, lease, management, planning, financing, valuation and appraisal, statement of opinions and other similar services. The counseling service shall also include demonstrating part or all of these functions.”
・Analyze asset value
・Structure investment scheme
・Negotiate and arbitrate between stakeholders
・Business performance evaluation
・Forecast investment result
・Induce actions of clients
・Develop plans to achieve goals
・Establish project plans
・Identify and analyze issues and opportunities
・Provide technical evidence
・Conduct surveys based on requests from real estate service providers
Real estate counseling activities consist of five business divisions of “Town Planning,” “Real Estate Development,”“ Real Estate Management,”“ Private Asset Advisory” and“ Global Business.”