Experience in all aspects of rural property issues including management and professional work since 1992. Now specialising in:
Appointed Valuer dealing with loan applications, business assessment and valuations for the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation.
Completion of property valuations for various purposes including acquisition, capital taxation, secured lending, partnership arrangements and court proceedings.
Compulsory Purchase & Compensation
Acting on behalf of affected parties and acquiring authorities in statutory and non statutory infrastructure schemes and particularly the compensation matters arising there from including negotiation for telecommunications masts.
Advising on budgets and particularly the financial issues of farm and business management.
Experience in estate and property management across a number of estates over a number of years including one 2,500 acre estate with staff directly employed and a number of other smaller landed estates involving all day to day management issues from lettings to repairs and sporting interests.
Landlord & Tenant
Advising on all aspects of the Landlord/Tenant relationship including rent reviews, liability for repairs, succession, BPS entitlements and end of tenancy negotiations.
Education & Qualifications
- Royal Agricultural College 1989 – 1992
- Member of RICS (MRICS) 1994
- Registered RICS Valuer (95641)
- Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (FAAV) 1994
- Appointed Valuer to Agricultural Mortgage Corporation
Hobbies and Interests
Family, hill walking, mountain and road biking and watching rugby and football. Grandparents from farming families in the Shropshire area.
- Delegate to the Council of the CAAV and member of Northumbria and Cumbria Branch Committee
- Secretary to the Dick Harrison Trust
My Happy Place
Out on the road bike on a warm sunny day in the Northern Lakes and Pennines enjoying exercise and beautiful countryside.