A family owned residential property business that has spanned 80 years and four generations, Wakefields Real Estate is a professional and reliable company with years of experience and expertise. Rooted in KwaZulu-Natal it opened for business on September 3rd 1939 on the eve of World War 2.
No matter the property market conditions, Wakefields has the experience to advise both buyers and sellers on the best possible outcome. Its consistent support of buyers and sellers has seen it grow into the largest independent non-franchised real estate company in the province. It has 31 branches headed by hands-on managers and directors.
Recognized as one of the most active real estate advertisers in the province, the company provides comprehensive local and national exposure on radio, social media, newspapers, magazines and every successful property website to date.
Since 2003 the company has established itself as an expert in marketing developments. It has driven the successful selling of the Somerset Valley Retirement Estate, Le Domaine, the Pearls of Umhlanga, Cotswold Downs Golf Estate, Zimbali Coastal Estate, Hawaan Forest Estate, Eagle Ridge, Lakeview Lifestyle Village and One on Herwood, among many others.
For 16 consecutive years the company has been endorsed by the KwaZulu-Natal public who voted it number one for service excellence in the “Daily News Your Choice” reader competition.
To achieve this exceptional level of professionalism, the company invests substantial time and money in consultant training. It has established the Wakefields Training Academy that is accredited with Services Seta and the Estate Agency Affairs Board. The majority of Wakefield’s consultants have already attained the government required qualification - FET Certificate: Real Estate, with ongoing training ensuring that all consultants achieve this by the regulated deadlines.