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

Real Estate Guarantee Association

History

1972 December General meeting held for the establishment of the Real Estate Guarantee Association. Uichi Noda named first chairman.
1973 September Approval and designation received from the Ministry of Construction.
October First reimbursement guarantee funds deposited with the Tokyo Legal Affairs Bureau by the association.
1975 March General guarantee system established as a voluntary regulatory measure to further enhance consumer protections and improve the social standing of the industry.
1980 November Contributed to and cooperated in the Real Estate Transaction Modernization Center Foundation, which was established to modernize the industry.
December With revisions to ordinances due to the eighth round of amendments to the Building Lots and Buildings Transaction Business Law, there was a change in the amount of reimbursement guarantee funds, so additional funds for this purpose were deposited.
1982 May Ceremony held commemorating Zennichi's 10th anniversary.
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.
1984 January Office computers introduced to raise the efficiency of administrative processes (member management, management of membership dues, deposit management, reimbursement, etc.).
August Contributed to and cooperated in the Real Estate Transaction Improvement Organization, which was established to work to develop and strengthen systems for the prevention of grievances and disputes before they occur.
December Joined the Japan Association of Real Estate Sciences in an effort to advance scholarship related to real estate. The association was established to help facilitate academic progress and improve the lives of the general public.
1985 September As a joint project between Zennichi and the Real Estate Guarantee Association, a team was sent to the United States for a second time to survey the real estate industry there.
1986 February Contributed to and cooperated in the Condominium Management Center, which was established to conduct appropriate guidance and consultations on condominium management as well as to conduct efficient management of repair funds and provide information necessary to that end.
1987 January Deposit guarantee services started. (Established for the purpose of working for the safety of transactions through the implementation of a system to insure deposits on property sold via agencies and registered with a distribution organization accredited by Zennichi, and for the purpose of enhancing the functions of the Real Estate Guarantee Association.)
May Ceremony held commemorating the association's 15th anniversary. Letter of appreciation received from the Minister of Construction for organizational excellence.
1988 November The 10th round of amendments to the Building Lots and Buildings Transaction Business Law sought to enhance transactional guarantees. The amount of reimbursement guarantee funds was raised, so additional deposits were made. Deposit custodial services started. (System whereby deposits, etc. are received on behalf of the real estate company (full member of the association) representing the seller in accordance with the provisions of Article 64.3 of the Building Lots and Buildings Transaction Business Law and held until the property passes hands and the change of ownership is registered.)
1990 March Applied to the Ministry of Construction to approve the addition of new residential houses, new condominiums, and residential lots to the scope of deposit guarantee services, which had covered only existing residential houses and existing condominiums.
1991 January Articles of association partially amended and a system of directors instituted.
July Contributed financial support to Zennichi in its promotion of an educational program for real estate managers (Zennichi Real Estate Academy) aimed at improving quality, qualifications and reliable management, and helped make the program a success.
1992 March As a measure to bolster training programs, active implementation of audio-visual education was initiated and the development and utilization of training videos started.
November Real Estate Guarantee Academy established to foster leading talent due to the need in recent years for a greater breadth of knowledge and skills for real estate transactions. Ceremony held commemorating the association's 20th anniversary. Letter of appreciation received from the Minister of Construction for organizational excellence.
1993 March Training video developed for the purpose of educating people and disseminating information on the deposit custodial system.
1994 April Real Estate Guarantee Academy sessions held.
June Decision made to construct Zennichi Kaikan.
October Land acquired for the construction of Zennichi Kaikan.
November Real Estate Seminar held.
1995 January Housing relief consultation desks, earthquake damage hotlines, and other programs established in the aftermath of the Kobe earthquake. Housing and monetary contributions provided to victims.
1996 October Construction completed on Zennichi Kaikan.
1997 January Ceremonies held commemorating Zennichi's 25th anniversary and completion of Zennichi Kaikan.
1998 March Association website launched.
2001 January Ceremony held commemorating the association's 30th anniversary.
March 50 Years of Zennichi, 30 Years of the Real Estate Guarantee Association published.
2003 March Tochigi Chapter established.
April Integrated accounting software implemented.
2004 March Yamanashi Chapter established.
August Fukui Liaison Office established.
2006 March Okinawa Chapter established.