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Local Authority Price Changes From April

A number of local authorities are changing the price of their CON29 and LLC1 searches from 1st April. The table below shows the revised prices for authorities within the Severn Trent region. This table will be updated regularly as more authorities announce their new prices. We have also noted in the table those authorities confirming their prices are remaining the same as present.

Prices from 1st April:
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New chancel insurance product now available

We have long offered a variety of Chancel liability products from CLS. The Chancelcheck (along with the Chancelcheck Premium for larger sites) is seen as an essential search to warn property purchasers of a potential liability for chancel repair, and Chancelsure is a vital insurance policy when a liability is identified.
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Property Sales Data Maps – November 2018

The property sales data maps report for November 2018 has the following key points:-

  • Greater London has the highest number of total properties sold in the UK with a considerable number of properties being terraced and flats/maisonettes. Unsurprisingly Greater London also has the highest average property price
  • For new build properties, Northumberland has the highest percentage sold for the third consecutive month. Closely followed by Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Shropshire and Welsh County Torfaen
  • Most detached properties sold in coastal counties with Hampshire, Essex and Lincolnshire holding the top spots

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Important information regarding Groundsure reports

Groundsure have informed us of some changes to their Homebuyers and infrastructure reports from Monday 11th February. They are launching an improved version of their popular Homebuyers report as well as their new Energy and Transport search, which replaces their previous range of infrastructure searches.
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