Conference and Seminar Proceedings

Sustainable Real Estate Markets Policy Framework and Necessary Reforms 

19-20 September, Athens, Greece 

Monday, 19 September

Welcome Addresses

Chairs: Pekka Halme, Chronis Akritidis

Chryssy Potsiou, FIG President
Wael Zakout, World Bank Global Lead for Land, Policy and Geospatial
Kirkor Ajderhanyan, FIABCI President
George Stasinos, TCG President
Chronis Akritidis, TCG Secretary General
Michael Kalogiannakis, HARSE President
Marinos Kavouras, Dean of School of Rural and Surveying Engineering, NTUA
Byron Nakos, NCMA President
Stratos Paradias, UIPI Presiden

Looking Ahead - Structural Reforms and Real Estate Markets

Chairs: Chryssy Potsiou, Wael Zakout

George Stathakis, Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism
Yiannis Tsironis, Alternate Minister of Environment and Energy
Sofia Athanassopoulou, Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund
[Handouts]

Jean-Charles Bricongne, EU DG ECFIN: Housing Markets in the European Union – Recent Trends and Policies
[Handouts]

Real Estate Markets and Sustainable Economic Growth

Chairs:Giannis Presvelos,Richard Grover

Wael Zakout
From Property Rights to Property Markets: The role of the State
[Handouts]

Chryssy Potsiou
FIG in Support of Real Estate Markets
[Handouts]

Kirkor Ajderhanyan
Sustainable Real Estate Markets through FIABCI
[Handouts]

David Egiashvili
Land Governance Agenda for Sustainable Real Estate Market
[abstract] [Handouts]

Dimitrios Andritsos, Dimitrios Papastamos
A Study to Estimate Property Values and Compare those to Tax Values in Greece
[abstract] [Handouts]

Sustainable Financing, Security of Tenure and Real Property Taxation

Chairs:Chryssy Potsiou,Steven Nystrom

Richard Grover
Property Taxation and Sustainable Real Estate Markets
[abstract] [Handouts]

Paul James
Sustainable Property Development: Principles and Assessment Processes

Elena Panaritis
A Tool Box for Today’s Visionary Leaders on How to Reform Property Rights for a Robust Formal Economy
[abstract]

Manohar Velpuri, Anusha Pidugu, Maringanti Chetan, Aman Sharma Madhu
Developing Sustainable Financing to Encourage Private Investment through Block Chain and Crowd Funding in Real Estate
[abstract] [Handouts]
This is a peer reviewed paper. The full paper will be published in a scientific journal.

Gerda Schennach
Land Registration Between Policy and Social Security
[abstract] [Handouts]

Property Valuation and Taxation

Chairs:Ionut Savoiu,Winrich Voss

Albina Aleksiene, Rimantas Ramanauskas
Property Taxes: from Area-based to Market Value-based
[abstract] [Handouts]
This is a peer reviewed paper. The full paper will be published in a scientific journal.

Mike McDermott
Towards a Manual for the Valuation of Unregistered Lands
[abstract] [Handouts]

Steven Nystrom
Hodgepodge Solutions to the Valuation of Unregistered Land
[abstract] [Handouts]

Gabriel Sandulache, Gabriela Ecaterina Proca
Tax Aspects on Assessing the Value of Buildings in Romania using Methodology Derived from the Implementation of the New Tax Code
[abstract] [Handouts]

Vasily Nilipovskiy
The Property Valuation and Taxation System in Russia
[abstract] [Handouts]

Tuesday, 20 September

Activating Dead Capital and Pro Growth Land Policy (Room A)

Chairs:Pekka Halme,Rik Wouters

Konstantinos Karatsolis
Urban Planning Law Implementation Issues within the Scope of the Exploitation of Real Estate Property
[abstract] [Handouts]

Rachele Alterman
Between Regulation and Over-regulation: Planning and the Market from a Cross National Perspective
[abstract] [Handouts]

Otmar Schuster
Agri Deserti - a modern Phenomenon?
[paper] [Handouts]

Andreas Psathas
Land Acquisition and Compensation Process - a Case Study of the New Motorways in Greece
[abstract] [Handouts]

Kauko Viitanen
Determining Compensation in Compulsory Purchase in Finland
[abstract] [Handouts]

Real Estate Market in Greece: Opportunities and Challenges (Room B)

Chairs:Robert Foster,Brent Jones

Mike Vassiliou
Real Estate as a Pillar for Economic Growth: A Challenge for Greece
[Handouts]

Konstantinos Pallis
The Role of Property Valuation in Greece in Support of a Sustainable Real Estate Market
[Handouts]

Spyridoula Boutou
State of the Art in Property Valuation and REM in Greece
[Handouts]

Panos Lolonis
An Assessment of the Socio-Economic Benefits of the Hellenic National Cadaster
[abstract] [Handouts]

Myrto Penessi, Daphne Philippaki, Konstantinos Sgagias, Metaxia Martsoukou, Vasiliki Trianti, John Sayas
Economic and Humanitarian Crisis in Urban Neighbourhoods
[abstract] [paper] [Handouts]

Property Registration in support of Real Estate Markets (Room A)

Chairs:Rachele Alterman,David Egiashvili

Konstantin Koltonyuk
Improving the Efficiency of a Property Registration System to Facilitate the Property Market in the Russian Federation
[abstract] [Handouts]

Rik Wouters
Real Estate Market in the Netherlands: How Can Kadaster Contribute?
[abstract] [Handouts]

Dennis Linden
The Reformation of the Land Administration System in Sweden
[abstract] [paper] [Handouts]

Ionut Savoiu
Key Issues for Faster and Quality Systematic Land Registration Process in Romania
[abstract]

Bozena Lipej
Building Efficient Real Estate Registration Systems in Selected Countries of Central and Southeastern Europe
[abstract] [Handouts]
This is a peer reviewed paper. The full paper will be published in a scientific journal.

Jan Moerkerke
Property Registry – Challenges for the Future
[abstract] [paper] [Handouts]

Brent Jones
Modern Approaches to Land Administration Technology for Land Administration - Cadastre, National Mapping and Valuation
[abstract] [Handouts]

Affordable Housing (Room B)

Chairs:Kauko Viitanen,Kyriakos Talattinis

Winrich Voss
Affordable Housing – Advanced Policies in Germany and Switzerland
[Handouts]

Eleni Patatouka, Apostolos Fasianos
Credit Discriminations in European Households: Evidence from Loan Denials in Eurozone Countries
[abstract] [Handouts]

Stefanos Giannoulakis, Nikolaos Karanikolas, Agapi Xifilidou, Linos Perchanidis, Eleni Tsakiridou
A Social & Affordable Housing Policies Review in a Global Context: Does the Segmented Greek Economy Stand a Chance?
[abstract] [paper] [Handouts]

Orhan Ercan
Social Housing in Turkey: Past and Today
[abstract] [Handouts]

Chryssy Potsiou, Charalabos Ioannidis, Sofia Soile, Styliani Verykokou
A Tool for Affordable Housing Development
[abstract] [Handouts]

Gertrude Nnanjar
Assessment of Public-Private Partnership in Affordable Housing Provision in Cross River State, Nigeria
[abstract]

Alternative Land Dispute Resolution-Mediation (Room A)

Chairs:Petros Zourdoumis,Constantin Gavrila

Petros Zourdoumis
Mediation in Real Estate & Land Disputes: a Smart Shortcut towards a Win-Win Settlement
[abstract]

Constantin Gavrila
Effective Management of Real Estate and Land Disputes through Mediation
[abstract] [paper] [Handouts]

Robert W Foster
Alternative Dispute Resolution in Real Estate Markets
[abstract] [Handouts]

Markku Markkula
Real Estate and Land Dispute Resolution in Finland
[abstract] [Handouts]

Dimitrios Mantzos
Mediation and Real Estate-New Dimensions and Perspectives
[Handouts]

Real Estate Market Studies (Room B)

Chairs:Dennis Linden,Mike McDermott

Winrich Voss
Elements and Structure of Real Estate Market Studies (REMS)
[abstract] [Handouts]

Kyriakos Talattinis
From Ashes to Recovery: The Cyprus Experience
[Handouts]

Orhan Ercan
Real Estate Market and Latest Developments in Turkey
[abstract] [Handouts]

Jack Saade
The Real Estate Market in Lebanon-Economic Sustainability and Major Impacts
[abstract] [Handouts]

Mohammed Bashar Nuhu
Achieving Sustainable Development through Land Information System Re-engineering in Nigeria
[abstract] [Handouts]

Formalization and Standardization of Data and Services (Room A)

Chairs:Bozena Lipej,James Kavanagh

Mike McDermott
The Importance of Reliable Statistical Data in Facilitating a Well-Functioning Real Estate Market
[abstract] [paper] [Handouts]

James Kavanagh, Tony Mulhall, Maurice Barbieri
International Real Estate Standards and the Creation of Sustainable Assets
[abstract] [Handouts]

Maarten Vermeulen
The Relevance of International Standards for Local Property Markets
[abstract] [Handouts]

Robert W Foster
“Globalized Ethics” Sustainable Real Estates Markets
[Handouts]

Evagelos Maltezos, Lampros Manasis, Chryssy Potsiou
Towards the Incorporation of the Energy Spot of Buildings in the Property Market in Greece
[abstract] [paper] [Handouts]

Urban Informality, Social and Technical Aspects (Room B)

Chairs:Orhan Ercan,Manohar Velpuri

Anthony Boanada-Fuchs
Towards Habitat III – Global Political Economy Challenges for Real Estate and Urban Informality
[abstract] [Handouts]

Thymios Bakogiannis, Charalampos Kyriakidis, Maria Siti, Chryssy Potsiou
A Study of the Development of Commercial Activity in City Centers: The Commercial Triangle of Athens
[abstract] [Handouts]
This is a peer reviewed paper. The full paper will be published in a scientific journal.

Nikos Zacharias
Protection of Real Property and Environment in Greek Reality
[Handouts]

Nikos Doulamis, Athanasios Voulodimos, Dimitra Preka, Charalabos Ioannidis, Chryssy Potsiou, Dieter Fritsch
An Efficient Framework kfor Spatio-Temporal 4D Monitoring and Management of Real Property
[abstract] [paper] [Handouts]


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