David is a Chartered Surveyor and is the Principal of Gates, Parish & Co Chartered Surveyors, Estate Agents and Valuers. The Firm celebrates its centenary this year and has been based in Station Road, Upminster throughout that period. British Property Awards has awarded the firm Best Estate Agent in Upminster 2021 assessed by an independent panel.
The firm offers a full range of property services within one office including Residential Estate Agency and Lettings, Property Management, Insurance Services, and a wide range of Professional services. His work principally involves surveying and valuation of residential property for sellers and purchasers, valuations for Probate and Inheritance Tax and valuations for Capital Gains Tax purposes. He also prepares valuations relating to Leasehold Enfranchisement and Lease Extensions under the Leasehold Reform Housing & Urban
Development Act 1993.
Mr. Parish is regularly instructed either as an expert witness or single joint expert in relation to Property Disputes where the issue of valuation is involved. He has also acted as an independent expert in relation to Commercial Rent Reviews.