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Why Instruct Stags?

Qualified professionals covering all property sectors

Since 1874, Stags has been providing exceptional technical advice and West Country professional services to landowners, farmers, property investors and other professionals. Stags Professional Services Department takes pride in its reputation, and the trust that is placed in its expertise: our reputation is your guarantee that we will always act in your best interests. 

Stags Professional Services team consists of qualified chartered surveyors, valuers and land agents, who adhere to strict codes of conduct, guaranteeing professionalism at all times. The team has in-depth knowledge across all sectors of property and their combined experience means they are able to advise on all property issues in any given situation.

The team works closely with other departments within Stags including Residential Sales & Lettings, Farm Agency, On Site Sales, Livestock Markets and Development Land & Planning. This ability to draw on a pool of comprehensive expertise puts Stags head and shoulders above all other West Country estate agents.

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21 linked regional offices across the South West

Based throughout the South West in a network of 21 strategically positioned local offices, Stags Professional Services Department is fully accessible, aiming to provide a genuine regional service by covering a comprehensive geographic area and, most importantly, the ability to offer unrivalled market evidence.

Up to date property advice

Stags strength lies in providing clients with clear, practical advice on both private and business issues, with an emphasis on building long-lasting relationships. The Professional Services team is proactive in keeping abreast of changes relevant to their profession, thus ensuring total competence and up-to-the-minute knowledge in all professional matters. 

Finally, when consulting anyone from the Professional Services Department, rest assured that Stags provides good value for money for all its services.


All of Stags' valuers are RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) registered. They understand capital taxation and are often called upon to provide valuations and negotiations for capital tax purposes, often saving clients significant sums of money through our knowledge of the reliefs available.


Stags is a firm of Chartered Surveyors & Town Planners which, for over 140 years, has been successfully maximising the value of property through new development. Knowledge of the market and development process enables us to provide clients with sound, expert advice and the best method of sale whether private treaty, auction or tender.

Land Management

Stags is the recommended Tenant Farm Association (TFA) consultants and we are on the NFU Rural Surveyor panel. Acting for both Landlords and Tenants, Stags is often engaged to provide detailed but practical advice relating to estate management and Landlord/Tenant matters.

Compulsory Purchase & Compensation

Stags can provide expert opinion and negotiating skills when it comes to compensation claims and, if you are looking for advice relating to a compensation issue, it is important to remember that our professional fees will normally be covered by the utility company.