Every Naef office in the French-speaking cantons of Switzerland is a member of a Federal Association of Swiss Association of Real Estate Agents (USPI)
Seal of competence
Over the years, USPI has become aware that its members rely on a qualified and competent workforce.
The association places emphasis on professional development, so that the staff master all concepts relating to building methods, property portfolio management, cutting-edge maintenance and renovation technology, information technology as well as to legislation and building regulations and planning.
Seal of rigor
Members’ have unreservedly committed to uphold the association’s statutes, code of ethics and regulations. This sense of belonging underpins a pledge to comply at all times and under all circumstances.
For example, USPI association requirements include a full review of yearly financial statements as well as achieving strict criteria.
In addition to internal audits, members must provide independent external audits of their accounts, the results of which are included in the calculation of five financial ratios.
Seal of recognition
USPI is a natural partner with the federal authorities, as it represents and embodies the sector as a whole. It is regularly consulted on draft regulation regarding property matters.
The USPI also sits on the Federal Housing Commission, which consists of twenty members appointed by the Federal Council. This membership is designed to represent cantons, the private sector, academia and landlords’ and tenants’ associations. Together the members of the Commission monitor change in the housing market and study the effects of incentives and provisions of the law.
Finally, the USPI acts on an international level through its membership of FIABCI, the International Real Estate Federation.
- Naef Immobilier Geneva SA is a member of USPI Geneva (formerly Société des Régisseurs).
- Naef Immobilier Nyon SA and Naef Immobilier Lausanne SA are members of USPI Vaud.
- Naef Immobilier Neuchâtel SA is a member of USPI Neuchâtel.