The Federation of Private Residents’ Associations (FPRA) is managed by a volunteer committee of nominated Directors and Honorary Consultants. Committee meetings are held four times a year and there is an AGM.
The FPRA’s team of experts and leading professionals offer members impartial advice on a range of legal and other problems concerning their lease and the management of their blocks, whether their tenancy is Long Leasehold, Rent Act, or Assured Short-hold.
There are currently over 500 members of the FPRA, made up of Residents’ Associations and resident owned freehold companies, including: Right To Manage Companies, Commonhold, and most other forms of Resident Groups. Our members are spread across England and Wales.
Maxine Fothergill is an FPRA Honory Consultant, and is Managing Director of Amax Estates and Property Services Limited working in Residential Sales, Lettings, Property Management and Block Management.
Along with a vast amount of experience at playing an active role on various boards ranging from Orbit Housing Association, The National Federation of Landlords (Vice Chairman) and Southern Private Landlords Association, Maxine is currently a member of the ARMA board and a personally invited member of RICS Residential Property Management Working Group.
Maxine played an active part with the CMA report where it reviewed Property Management and was invited to one of the consultative groups as well as being a member of the ARMA consultative forum.
In previous roles, she was the vice chairman for the National Federation of Residential Landlords who had a membership of 10,000 plus landlords, branch chairman of her own local association of Southern Private Landlords where she started a local branch from 0 and built it up to over 400 members.
Maxine is a qualified counsellor and although not practicing, has a very good listening skill. She is used to dealing with people at all levels as an elected Ward Councillor within the London Borough of Bexley.