Regulated Local Authority Searches
Shropshire Property Search Ltd. provide quality search reports to clients based throughout England and Wales. Whilst we specialise in providing searches covering Shropshire, South Staffordshire, Wolverhampton and Wyre Forest, we are able to cover all Local Authorities throughout England and Wales using reputable search companies that are registered with the Property Codes Compliance Board and members of IPSA (The Association of Independent Personal Search Agents).
Mining Reports are designed to meet Solicitors’ due diligence requirements by summarising any coal mining features affecting a property and providing professional recommendations and further data where risks are identified.
Environmental Search Reports
Environmental searches will provide details of the land within the property’s vicinity. It will find out whether the property was built on contaminated land and will be able to highlight whether it is at risk of flooding. These searches are essential when buying a house as the potential buyer is made aware of any problems at the beginning of the conveyancing process and can avoid a large bill further along the process.
Chancel Check Reports
Chancel repair liability is a medieval anomaly that granted Parish Churches powers to charge landowners for the upkeep of the chancel of the church. Chancel repair liability is still an overriding interest and currently attaches itself to land regardless of whether or not the liability is noted against the title, making the prospective risk unquantifiable.
Drainage Search Report
Drainage and water searches will also be ordered by a Conveyancer and will uncover information on the area’s sewage system. It will also look at the property’s water supply from the local water company. It’s essential that a conveyancer carries out a drainage and water search to highlight any major issues before proceeding with the purchase. This search is a requirement of the mortgage lender as it provides reassurance that the property is not at risk of public waterways or drains causing flooding.