Bettesworths has a team of experienced Chartered Surveyors, highly skilled and expert in a delivering broad range of services to clients looking for the very best results.

Our breadth of experience across all property sectors, the depth of our day to day involvement and our technical knowledge give Bettesworths an unrivalled platform from which to provide advice to meet our clients needs.

Our clients range from private individual property owners and occupiers to PLC institutions. We ensure each and every one is best supported with a service with which to meet the challenges and changes in the market and their own circumstances.

We offer free initial consultations, so please contact a member of our team to discuss your requirements.


Valuation

Bettesworths' team of Chartered Surveyors (all RICS Registered Valuers) can assist you in undertaking professional valuations (in accordance with the RICS Valuation Professional Standards incorporating the International Valuation Standards - The Red Book); providing valuation advice for the following purposes:

  • Pension Planning
    We are able to provide valuations for new and existing properties and portfolios (eg. SIPP or SSAS) for pension investors and trustees.
  • Secured Lending
    We work with a number of UK Financial Institutions in providing valuation for secured mortgage lending across a variety of sectors.
  • Tax Planning
    We are able to offer valuation advice for tax planning matters ranging from Inheritance Tax (Probate), Capital Gains Tax (including 1982 value rebasing) and Stamp Duty Land Tax.
  • Dispute Resolution & Expert Witness
    We can act as Independent or Joint Independent Experts providing honest, impartial advice and valuations (provided with a Duty to The Court, where required) on a wide range of disputed or litigious property matters.
  • Insolvency
    Bettesworths work with a selection of Insolvency Practitioners offering advice and valuation for those experiencing individual, partnership or company debt problems.
  • Matrimonial
    At the difficult time of a divorce, Bettesworths are able to provide independent or joint valuations to parties (under Part 35 of The Civil Procedures Rules, when required).
  • Section 18 Valuations in Dilapidations
    Claims for damages in cases of dilapidations are limited by Section 18 (1) of the Landlord and Tenant's Act 1927. Our valuation surveyors are able to act for Landlords or Tenants in establishing the parameters of such claims.
  • Development Appraisal
    Our regular day to day agency dealings with development sites and projects gives us an excellent basis and knowledge platform from which to advise developers and land owners on the viability of development schemes and / or land values.
  • Strategic Asset Planning
    The market throws regular challenges in the path of property owners – be they individuals or large portfolio vehicles. Our experience and knowledge places Bettesworths in an informed position from which to advise clients on a wide range of strategic investment issues: from purchase & disposal decisions to occupational and practical measures that will optimise the value of your assets.

Landlord & Tenant

  • Rent Reviews
  • Lease Renewals
  • Lease Restructure
  • Break Options
  • Tenant Default
  • Dilapidations & End of Lease Liabilities
  • Dispute Resolution

Business Rates

Business Rates are an increasingly contentious and potentially complex area of Commercial Property Occupation.

Our experienced team has a track record on achieving positive results for clients on matters ranging across the spectrum of:

  • Business Rates Appeals & Rebates
  • Small Business Rate Relief
  • Business Rates on Vacant Premises
  • Business Rates During Building Works
  • Alterations to Rateable Premises
  • Transitional Relief

Dilapidations

The matter of dilapidations on a commercial property is a complex and technical field that requires expert advice to avoid the many potentially hugely costly pitfalls for Landlords & Tenant's alike.

Bettesworths are able to offer a comprehensive service to Landlords or Tenants in order to ensure the most favourable outcome in any dilapidations process.


Development

Bettesworths are active in the Development Market across The South West. Our regular day to day agency dealings with development sites and projects gives us an excellent basis and knowledge platform from which to advise developers and land owners on the viability of development schemes and / or land values.


Dispute Resolution & Expert Witness

Unfortunately, property dealings are vulnerable to disagreement and regrettably disputes can arise on a wide range of issues.

Bettesworths have a reputation and proud track record where early involvement in disputes and a balanced mix of reasoned advice and diplomacy we have been instrumental in avoiding the potentially significant costs of more formal litigation.

However, litigation is sometimes the only culmination of a dispute. In such cases, Bettesworths will act as Independent or Joint Independent Experts providing honest, Impartial advice and valuation (provided with a Duty to The Court, where required) on a wide range of disputed or litigious property matters.

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