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Programs&Initiatives history organization chart
Programs&Initiatives history organization chart

All Japan Real Estate Association

History

1952 June A general meeting was convened for the establishment of the All Japan Real Estate Association (Zennichi). Keita Goto appointed first chairman.
October Approval for establishment received from the Ministry of Construction (founding date of October 1).
1957 May Owing in part to nationwide lobbying efforts led by Zennichi, the Building Lots and Buildings Transaction Business Law (Law No. 131) (“Business Law”) was amended and systems were established for business guarantee funds, real estate transaction specialists, and the Building Lots and Buildings Transaction Association.
1958 August Uichi Noda appointed chairman.
1959 May Three representatives from Zennichi participated in the 10th General Meeting of the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI), marking the debut of the Japanese real estate industry on the world stage.
1960 June At the 11th General Meeting of FIABCI, Zennichi was approved for membership as Japan's representative.
1962 April Japan chapter of FIABCI established.
1964 July The Business Law was amended to allow for the establishment of the National Federation of Real Estate Transaction Associations (NFRETA) to replace the Real Estate Transaction Association. As when the Real Estate Transaction Association system was created in 1957, Zennichi promoted a policy of encouraging its members to participate in NFRETA from the start to facilitate its sound development and contributed greatly to the development of the federation. Also, in conjunction with the establishment of NFRETA, Zennichi affirmed that it would conduct a wide range of activities related to real estate not only for real estate transaction specialists but for all individuals and corporations with an interest in real estate (according to current articles of association, individuals and corporations with a real estate license).
1966 April 15th anniversary commemorated. The 17th General Meeting of FIABCI was held in Tokyo from April 25-29. Ahead of the meeting, five new organizations (Real Estate Companies Association of Japan, Japan Building Owners and Managers Association, Japan Residential Land Development Federation (Takuzoren), Osaka Real Estate Association, and Trust Companies Association of Japan) became members, and the meeting was a great success.
1967 April 1st Zennichi National Real Estate Congress was held as the domestic version of the FIABCI General Meeting. Related organizations were invited to attend.
1971 July A meeting to prepare for the establishment of the Asia-Pacific Real Estate Federation was held in Manila, Philippines.
1972 April A general meeting was held in Tokyo for the establishment of the Asia-Pacific Real Estate Federation. Eleven countries from the Asia-Pacific region participated.
June Ceremony commemorating Zennichi's 20th anniversary held. As a commemorative project, production of 20 Years of Zennichi was planned. It was completed in August 1974 and published.
1973 September Based on amendments to the Business Law (1972 Law No. 100), approval and designation were received for the establishment of the Real Estate Guarantee Association. Zennichi, which had petitioned for its establishment, was made the parent organization.
1979 June 30th General Meeting of FIABCI held in Tokyo.
1980 November Thoroughgoing amendments to the Business Law were enacted (promulgated May 1980), which instituted a cooling-off period and written documentation for agency contracts as well as increased the amount of business guarantee funds. Zennichi contributed and participated when the Real Estate Transaction Modernization Center Foundation was established on November 1 by eight industry organizations.
1982 May Resolution made with the participation of all members at a special session in February to establish the Zennichi Real Estate Distribution Center. Periodical Zennichi Joho published in May. Ceremony commemorating Zennichi's 30th anniversary held. As a commemorative project, the federation participated in the 7th Tokyo International Good Living Show and set up booth with free real estate consultation.
1983 September As a joint project between Zennichi and the Real Estate Guarantee Association, a team was sent to the United States to survey the real estate industry there.
December Published 30 Years of Zennichi Progress as a project commemorating the association's 30th anniversary.
1984 August Zennichi and the Real Estate Guarantee Association both contributed to establishment of the Real Estate Transaction Improvement Organization in April.
December Became a member of the Japan Association of Real Estate Sciences, which was established in November.
1985 September As a joint project between Zennichi and the Real Estate Guarantee Association, a team was sent to the United States for the second time to research the real estate industry there.
1987 May Ceremony held commemorating Zennichi's 35th anniversary.
1988 November Amendments made (May 1968) to the Business Law that bolstered licensing standards, revised the cooling-off period, and increased business guarantee funds.
1990 May With the establishment of the Real Estate Information Network System designated by the Minister of Construction, sub-centers were established at Regional Chapters nationwide, as Zennichi worked to modernize the real estate market.
November With the cooperation of the Real Estate Transaction Modernization Center Foundation, a system was established for training and registering people engaged in the real estate industry (presently, the system educates and trains new participants in the industry). Articles of association partially amended and a system of directors instituted.
1991 January Articles of association partially amended and a system of directors instituted.
July Advanced management and training course established for the purpose of training real estate managers. As a part of the coursework, a real estate managers course (Zennichi Real Estate Academy) was established, consisting of group and correspondence classes.
1992 November Ceremony held commemorating Zennichi's 40th anniversary.
1993 October Twentieth Japan-Korea Real Estate Exchange Congress held. Representatives from CHINESE ASSOCIATION OF REAL ESTATE BROKERS participated as observers.
1994 June Decision made to construct the Zennichi Kaikan.
October Thirtieth Zennichi National Real Estate Congress held. Lectures opened to general participants beginning with this congress.
1995 January Housing relief consultation desks, earthquake damage hotlines, and other programs established in the aftermath of the Kobe earthquake, which hit on January 17. Housing and monetary contributions provided to victims.
1996 May 47th FIABCI General Meeting held in Tokyo.
July Zennichi Benefit Society program launched.
October Construction completed on Zennichi Kaikan.
1997 January Ceremonies held to commemorate Zennichi's 45th anniversary and completion of Zennichi Kaikan.
April With the 11th round of amendments to the Business Law, designated REINS organizations were reorganized from 37 areas to four regions.
August Start of Zennichi Kioi-cho Forum.
2000 March Zennichi Kioi-cho Forum Research Program makes recommendation regarding how the real state industry and real estate companies should be in the 21st century.
2001 January Ceremony held commemorating Zennichi's 50th anniversary.
March 50 Years of Zennichi, 30 Years of the Real Estate Guarantee Association published.
June Memorandum of understanding signed for credit card settlement services with three credit card companies and five card brands.
2003 March Tochigi Chapter established.
Zennichi Kioi-cho Forum project ended.
April Zennichi Kioi-cho Forum recommendation made on two topics.
Integrated accounting software implemented.
August Rabbit Life Mutual Aid System started.
New Zennichi website ZeNNET launched.
October An integrated real estate website (Fudosan Japan) started.
2004 March Yamanashi Chapter established.
August Fukui Liaison Office established.
November Alliance established with the National Association of Realtors in the U.S.
2006 March Okinawa Chapter established.