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The Finnish Real Estate Federation

The Finnish Real Estate Federation (FREF) is the central association of property owners and landlords in Finland. Nowadays there are over 26.000 member properties.

FREF has 24 member associations, one of them nation-wide, the rest 23 local. The nation-wide association represents private landlords. The members of the local associations are mainly housing companies.


FREF is consulted directly over draft legislation affecting its members´ interests. FREF also takes initiatives to change legislation.

Members´ Services

FREF provides advice on legal, technical, fiscal and economic matters. The most important activities are legal counselling by phone and written statements about the problems of the members. Lectures are offered to the members of different matters in this field.


FREF has its own research projects and it participates in the management of others. All phases of the building´s life cycle are taken into account, the aim being to develop systems and practices for use by the members. Another important aspect is collecting and preparing background information for lobbying.


FREF publishes the professional magazine The Finnish Real Estate Journal (in Finnish Suomen Kiinteistölehti) ten times a year, information bulletins, research reports, guides, professional literature and codes of practice.

European Property Federation

FREF is a member of the European Property Federation (EPF). FREF is also a major shareholder in Finnish Real Estate Training Institute, which is a professional training company providing education and training to managers and other staff members in various real estate and maintenance organizations.


The Finnish Real Estate Federation
Annankatu 24, FIN-00100 Helsinki
tel. +358-9-1667 6761
fax +358-9-1667 6400
email: firstname.surname@kiinteistoliitto.fi

President Matti Inha (firstname.surname@elisanet.fi)
Managing Director Harri Hiltunen
Chief Economist Jukka Kero
Head of Legal Jenni Hupli
Director of Communications (Deputy Maganing Director) Timo Tossavainen



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