Dudley local authority price change

Dudley MBC will be amending the price of their CON29 searches from Monday 31st July.

The CON29 will increase from £100 (exc. VAT) to £115 (£138 incl. VAT).

The LLC1 remains unchanged at £15.

This means the new price is £130 (£153 incl. VAT)

The ordering process remains unchanged, and both elements can still be ordered through severntrentsearches.com

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

CDS Local Authority Search price increase from 1st April

The CDS Local Authority Search will be increasing in price from Saturday 1st April.

The new price will be £62.50 (£75.00 incl. VAT) for the regulated search, which is available for any residential property throughout England and Wales.

Unlike official searches, regulated searches are not complied directly by local authorities, but using the same publicly available information, and are in a fixed price and format for any authority throughout England and Wales.

A number of local authorities will also be amending their prices in April. A list of those within the Severn Trent region can be found here.

If you have any queries regarding these price changes, please do not hesitate to contact us.

New local authority prices from 1st April 2023

A number of local authorities are amending their prices from Saturday 1st April. The table below shows which authorities within the Severn Trent region are affected. Authorities who have confirmed they will not be amending their prices are also indicated. Other authorities will be added as soon as we have confirmation of their pricing.

For online customers, the new prices will automatically be shown when ordering. For customers ordering by post, any orders received prior to 1st April will be completed at the current price.

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A number of search prices are increasing throughout January and February. These include the majority of official local authority searches, ChancelCheck, and most Landmark, Groundsure and Argyll environmental searches.

The majority of these prices are effective immediately. Landmark and Argyll searches will be increasing from Tuesday 8th February.

For those authorities within the Severn Trent region with an admin waiver, they will continue to receive this. For other official local authority searches the administration fee will be increasing from £5.00 (£6.00 incl. VAT) to £7.00 (£8.40 incl. VAT). Further information on searches receiving the waiver can be found on our residential and commercial local authority pages.
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OneSearch Direct price change

OneSearch Direct have informed us that the price of their local authority searches will be increasing from Monday 6th December.

The residential search will now be £68.00 (£81.60 incl. VAT).

Commercial searches will now cost £81.75 (£98.10 incl. VAT).

You can read more about residential OneSearches here and commercial here.

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.