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West Dorset Council Delays

We have been informed by Dorset Council, that all search requests which were submitted post 31st October 2020 have been put on hold until early December.

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Personal Local Authority Searches price update

From 1st December 2020, the price of Personal Local Authority Searches ordered through our platform will be increasing to £103.90 including VAT.

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Groundsure and Wessex Searches Webinar

Join us on Tuesday 27th October, between 11am – 12pm, with Groundsure to explore the effects of historic events such as mining, on the South West.

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The new Landmark Coal and CON29M reports

We are pleased to inform you that as of 30th October 2020 you will be able to order the new Landmark Coal and Landmark CON29M reports from our portal.

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Landmark product updates

Landmark Information provide quality environmental searches for both residential and commercial transactions. They have recently been simplifying their portfolio, making it easier for you to know which report to order.

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Explore the New Coastal Hazards Property Risk Assessment with Terrafirma and Wessex Searches

Join us on the Tuesday 6th October, at 2.30pm, with Geologist Tim Longden to find out how Terrafirma create their market-leading Ground Report.

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Terrafirma Ground report update – Coastal Erosion

From 14th September Terrafirma will be enhancing their Ground Report to include coastal hazards.

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Update from Wessex Searches in response to COVID-19 Coronavirus

Following on from the Prime Minister's announcement on Monday advising of new measures to suppress the spread of the Corona virus, we have activated our Business Continuity Plans and all our staff are now working remotely.

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Wiltshire Council Local Search Delays

We have received correspondence from Wiltshire Council they are experiencing significant delays in the return of their Official Local Authority Searches

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New from Landmark coming 3rd January

The Riskview Residential will now be covering planning applications and planning constraints data!

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Introducing Lawyer Checker's Account and Entity Screen

We're pleased to add Lawyer Checker's Account and Entity Screen to our product suite.

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FCI new product update

From 4th November 2019, FCI have launched a range of planning search data products for residential properties.

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Terrafirma Ground product update

From 1st October, Terrafirma have made further updates to their Ground report with the following additions for both the residential and commercial report.

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Groundsure Agricultural product update

From Monday 12th August 2019 Groundsure are relaunching their Agricultural Report.

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Are you going all-inclusive this August with your conveyancing searches? 

August is our final month for our all-inclusive summer promotion! You can receive 20% off Groundsure’s all-in-one residential and commercial environmental reports when ordering in a bundle.

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Are you going all-inclusive this summer with your conveyancing searches?

Following on from our June promotion, throughout July we are offering 20% off Terrafirma’s all-in-one residential and commercial Ground Report when ordered in a bundle.

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Are you going all-inclusive this summer with your conveyancing searches?

Throughout June, we are offering 20% off Landmark’s all-in-one residential and commercial environmental reports when ordered in a bundle!

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Terrafirma Updated CON29M

On Tuesday 2 April 2019 we’ll be introducing Terrafirma’s advanced CON29M report to our ordering platform.

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Valentine's Promotion

Experience an enhanced Landmark environmental report at no extra charge.

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Product Launch: Terrafirma CON29M

Terrafirma have been licensed by the Law Society as a report producer for the CON29M

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RiskView report

The all-in-one RiskView report assesses 12 key environmental risks with manual expert reviews for more first time passes.

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Cheshire brine subsidence

Properties in Cheshire are at risk of subsidence due to brine pumping, even properties far away from salt works and mines can have significant subsidence.

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New product launch: Enviro All-in-One

After the release of their enhanced environmental report Homebuyers Plus in February 2018, Groundsure have now launched a new and improved search, the Enviro All-in-One.

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Groundsure Homebuyers Plus

Groundsure have released their new residential environmental risk report, Homebuyers Plus,

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Which Terrafirma Searches does your client need?

At Wessex Searches, we want the process of ordering property searches to be as quick and easy as possible.

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Wessex Searches are now offering Terrafirma products

At Wessex Searches, we're now offering Terrafirma products, which specialise in ground and mining risks.

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Seminar: Managing risks in property transactions

On Thursday 5 October, we'll be holding a seminar at Exeter racecourse in conjunction with Devon and Somerset Law Society, which will focus on managing risks in property transactions.

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Terms and conditions update

Please be aware that all of our Terms and Conditions have been reviewed and updated. The new Terms and Conditions will be implemented from Monday October 2nd 2017.

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Landmark’s newly enhanced Mining and Subsidence Report

Landmark have revamped their Homecheck Ground Stability report

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The Solicitors Group LAW2017 – Plymouth

Wessex Searches will be exhibiting and presenting at Law2017 Plymouth, a legal exhibition and training conference organised by The Solicitors Group.

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Groundsure - new product launch

Groundsure has released a new environmental search report, Avista. Learn more today.

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The Solicitors Group LAW2017 – Bristol

Wessex Searches will be exhibiting and presenting at Law2017 Bristol, a legal exhibition and training conference organised by The Solicitors Group.

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The Solicitors Group LAW2017 – Southampton

Wessex Searches will be exhibiting and presenting at Law2017 Southampton, a legal exhibition and training conference organised by The Solicitors Group.

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New water quality search feature

Wessex Searches now has a water quality zone search on the website that can provide you details on the water quality and hardness in your area.

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Wessex Searches, Bristol Law Society, and Land Registry Seminar

Wessex Searches recently held two seminars in conjunction with Bristol Law Society and Land Registry

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CommercialDW – Report changes April 2017

Preparing for retail market opening in the water industry: Impacts for the Commercial Drainage and Water Enquiry

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Valentines promotion winner

Congratulations to Clare Hallett from Coles Miller Solicitors, the winner of our Valentine's promotion!

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CON29 Update: VAT added from 1st January 2017

HMRC have announced that CON29 searches provided by local authorities will include VAT from 1st January 2017.

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The true cost of searches

At some point in our lives, most of us will make the decision to invest our hard earned money into a property. Upon completion we obtain a home and along with it a sense of pride, but are any of us prepared for the complications and stress that can occur during the house purchase process?

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Wessex Searches... an outstanding company

Wessex Searches has been awarded an 'outstanding' status in the Times Top 100 UK Companies listings.

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The future is bright

For the past few months, we have been working hard at designing a new system which shall facilitate the ordering process for all searches

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Official Versus Personal Drainage and Water Searches – Are you aware of the risks?

A CON29DW Drainage and Water Enquiry is a comprehensive review of the water and sewerage services affecting a property.

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A decade of working together

April 2012 marked the 10th anniversary of the Law Society’s CON29 Drainage and Water Enquiry.

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