Horrigan Kamitsis Valuers are an independent property valuation and consultancy firm that was established in 1989 and was formerly known as John Horrigan & Associates.
They are a company which has a high standing within the industry, largely due to the reputations of their management and staff.
Based in Spring Hill, Horrigan Kamitsis Valuers provide quality valuations and reliable service to a diverse range of clients including leading financial institutions and banks, Local, State and Commonwealth Government Departments as well as to private individuals and to the corporate sector.
The company’s founder, Mr John Horrigan has been involved in the industry for over 50 years and was a past Chairman and board member of the Valuers Registration Board of Queensland, past General Councillor of the Federal Body of the Australian Institute of Valuers and past member of the Administrative Appeal Tribunal (and held this appointment for 22 years). He is considered an expert in property valuation and has appeared many times as an expert witness in litigation matters. Other experience includes working with the United Nations as a valuer and being stationed in Liberia, West Africa and Thailand.
Chris Kamitsis was trained and mentored by John Horrigan after leaving the Department of Lands in 1994. He was later made a director and senior partner in 2001 and now specialises in litigation matters. He assists his clients in matters of acquisition, disposal, valuation and general property consultancy. He has over 23 years experience in the property industry including 16 years as Director at Horrigan Kamitsis. He is a Fellow of the Australian Property Institute (FAPI), Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and a member of the Queensland Environmental Law Association (QELA).
Chris Kamitsis is often engaged as an independent valuation expert in litigation matters involving real estate. In this regard, Chris is aware of his obligation to the Court and cognisant of relevant Court Rules. He has provided evidence to the Land Court of Queensland, the Planning & Environment Court of Queensland, the Queensland Magistrates Court and the Supreme Court of Queensland.
Chris is an examiner for the API (Qld) and a member of the API’s membership committee.