Historically, Wakefields has always been involved in residential property.  From acquisition for owner occupation or investment, through property management and extension or refurbishment, to the construction of a new building, we can offer a purchaser, owner or tenant advice relating to every aspect of residential property.  See below for our range of Residential Property Services, including RICS Homebuyers Surveys, Building Surveys and Valuations.

Surveys & Valuations

Which? and The Council of Mortgage Lenders recommends a comprehensive survey is carried out prior to purchase and that potential purchasers do not simply rely upon a basic valuation....more

Building Defect Analysis

We provide an extensive range of surveys which can be tailored to meet the individual requirements of the property owner....more


Alterations, Extensions and Refurbishment

Are you considering your own grand design?...more

Boundary Disputes

We have a wealth of knowledge and experience in this area and can provide expert guidance in what can be a difficult issue....more


Measured surveys and plan preparation

We pride ourselves on being able to tailor the survey and drawings to meet the individual requirements of our clients....more

Party Wall Act

The Act is designed to minimise disputes by ensuring property owners use a surveyor to determine the time and way in which the work is to be carried out....more


Legal Matters & Disputes

Legal matters or disputes can arise when owning, leasing or renting a property which require the advice and specialist knowledge of a Chartered Surveyor....more

Energy Performance Certificates

Since 1 October 2008, it has been a legal requirement for all properties for sale or rent to have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)....more


Leasehold Enfranchisement

We can offer advice to both Freeholders and Leaseholders about the level of Premium to be expected for different types of property and different lengths of lease....more