Joe Fraser, Valuer Member of the First-tier Tribunal.

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We’re pleased to announce that Joe has acquired ‘Valuer Member of the First-tier Tribunal’ status very recently.

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What the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) does:

  • Handle applications, appeals and references relating to disputes over property and land.

    Residential property disputes, which include:

    • rent increases for ‘fair’ or ‘market’ rates
    • leasehold disputes
    • leasehold enfranchisement
    • disputes about park homes
    • improvement notices and prohibition orders where your notice is under the Housing Act 2004
    • disputes about licences for houses in multiple occupation
    • the right to buy your council home being refused because it’s deemed suitable for elderly people

    Land registration matters that include:

    • disputes over a change to the land register
    • applications to correct or cancel certain documents relating to registered land

    Agricultural land and drainage matters that include:

    • disputes between agricultural tenants and landlords in relation to certain farming tenancies
    • applications in respect of certain drainage disputes between neighbours.

    Joe also handles applications from valuation officers to enter premises to carry out certain valuations.

For further help or advice call Joe on: North East: 01642 262728 / London: 020 7206 2612

Or e-mail