Whether you’re a leaseholder who requires advice on how to respond to a claim for dilapidations, or a landlord who has a property with a lease is due to terminate we can assist.Read More >>
We offer traditional residential surveying services with particular emphasis on pre-purchase surveys and party wall procedures.
Commercial property services include pre-purchase surveys, dilapidations, maintenance and party wall guidance.
Our clients are treated as individuals and we are happy to discuss the service that you need to make sure it is right for you or your company.
Carter Fielding operates a quality policy which has been assessed to ISO 9001:2015 and hold professional indemnity, public liability and employer’s liability insurances.
We are regulated by RICS and operate complaints handling procedures for consumer and business clients.
Carter Fielding is a long established Building Surveying practice with its head office in Kingston-upon-Thames ...READ MORE >>
We can provide lease extension valuation reports and we have the necessary expertise to undertake negotiations on behalf of Landlord or lesseeREAD MORE >>
Carter Fielding’s Surveyors have acted for owners on hundreds of party wall disputes in Surrey, London and the South-East...READ MORE >>
Whether you’re a leaseholder who requires advice on how to respond to a claim for dilapidations, or a landlord who has a property with a lease is due to terminate we can assist.READ MORE >>
A building can be a costly responsibility and you should know its condition before purchasing or agreeing to lease...READ MORE >>
We can also provide Specific Defect Reports, Matrimonial Valuations, Capital Gains Tax, Inheritance Tax and Probate valuations, Reinstatement Cost Valuations and Snagging Lists...READ MORE >>
The valuation that a lender carries out is not a survey so get the peace of mind that comes with a detailed report from one of our experienced Chartered Surveyors.LEARN MORE ABOUT SURVEYS >>
The Party Wall Act covers 3 distinct types of work, alterations to a shared (party) walls, the construction of new walls at the boundary and excavation close to neighbouring structures.LEARN MORE ABOUT PARTY WALLS >>
We're all having to adapt to a new way of working and we've been endeavouring to keep things ticking over while observing Government guidance. Surveyors are in a slightly unusual position in that much of our work, such as report writing etc., can easily be done from home whereas property inspections obviously cannot. We've ... Read More >>
Until recently it was a general rule of thumb that the owner benefiting from the works that are the subject of party wall procedures paid the surveyors' fees but a case from 2018 has highlighted a potential exception to that rule. To understand the exception it is first necessary to briefly recap the process by which ... Read More >>
The next step in the party wall process after surveyors (or an Agreed Surveyor) have been appointed is the recording of the condition of the adjoining owner’s property; referred to as a schedule of condition. This is not part of the formal process, as in it’s not referred to anywhere within the Act, but it is routinely done ... Read More >>
Where an adjoining owner dissents to a party wall notice they have two choices; appoint a surveyor of their choice or concur with the building owner in the appointment of a single Agreed Surveyor. In terms of cost, the appointment of an agreed surveyor will generally be cheaper than having two separate surveyors (I say ... Read More >>