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Residential Environmental & Planning Reports

We offer a full range of Residential Environmental Report products including the following: 

Groundsure

Groundsure Homescreen, Groundsure Homebuyers, Groundsure Avista, Groundsure Flood, Groundsure Planning, Groundsure GeoRisk.

Groundsure HomescreenGroundsure Homescreen now includes a full flood search enabling solicitors to comply with the requirements of the Law Society guidance on contaminated land and flood risk, which considers the risk of the property being designated under Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 as well as identifying key flood sources, together with other key natural and man-made hazards. This fully interpreted, risk-rated report uses Land Registry polygons, now reviews four key searches (contaminated land, flood, ground stability and radon) with enhanced screening on energy, transportation and planning. The new flood search includes 5m groundwater data – detailing all sources of flood including groundwater and surface water risk. Also reviews historical flood events & proposed flood defence schemes with Ambiental FloodScore™ & Flood Re statement information.

Please see product card here for Groundsure Homescreen.

Groundsure Homebuyers - Homebuyers provides comprehensive environmental checks for a residential property aiding your due diligence and providing peace of mind to your clients. Our leading search report has just been given a substantial makeover. These product improvements are a result of in depth market research via qualitative and quantitative surveys, focus groups and research panels. Every change was assessed and approved by a panel of conveyancers to ensure that the changes we make are right for you. Homebuyers still includes everything you were used to seeing but, new from the 1st July, the report will also include: • A unique Action Alert case management tool • Full planning search (inc. planning polygons**) • Full energy search • Full transportation search

Please see product card here for Groundsure Homebuyers.

Groundsure Avista - The most comprehensive conveyancing search report available just got even better. Introducing the all new Avista, once a seven in one search, but now ten searches in a single report that digs deeper and is miles ahead of anything else out there. These product improvements are a result of in depth market research via qualitative and quantitative surveys, focus groups and research panels. Every change was assessed and approved by a panel of conveyancers to ensure that the changes we make are right for you. The report now includes full mining and ground stability searches, and planning development extents - as standard.

Please see product card here for Groundsure Avista.

Groundsure GeoRisk - Historic mining and ground stability affects properties across the country - your clients’ transactions need protecting. GeoRisk is now the standard to provide that protection and assurance. Provided by the experts at Groundsure and Mining Searches UK (MSUK). GeoRisk goes above and beyond the guidance of the Law Society Conveyancing Handbook on mineral extraction and ground stability. mining expert) • Ground stability (natural and non-natural) • Satellite monitoring (recorded ‘real-world’ ground movemen

Please see product card here for Groundsure Georisk.

We can also provide environmental reports by Landmark and FCI.