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Dorset Ball Clay

Overview

When buying a property in Dorset, it is recommended that you obtain a Dorset Ball Clay report to determine whether the property may be affected by risk of subsidence from past, current or proposed winning or working of china clay or ball clay.

Ball clay is regarded as a mineral of national importance because of its special qualities and rare occurrence. Around 20% of the annual UK production of ball clay, which is just over one million tonnes, comes from Dorset.


Dorset Ball Clay searches reveal details of:

  • Proposals for winning or working of china clay or ball clay within the vicinity of the property
  • Any recorded ownership of minerals beneath the property by member companies of the Kaolin and Ball Clay Association (UK)
  • Known past china clay or ball clay workings which may affect the property
  • Active or dormant planning approvals for future winning or working of china clay or ball clay which may impact the property
Estimated turnaround time: 5 - 7 days
Price (inc. VAT): £60.00

OneSearch Commercial NSR Chancel Insurance (up to 1 million pounds) (Successor - Perpetuity)

OneSearch Commercial NSR Chancel Insurance (up to 1 million pounds) (Successor - Perpetuity)


OneSearch Commercial NSR Chancel Insurance (up to 500 thousand pounds) (Successor - Perpetuity)

OneSearch Commercial NSR Chancel Insurance (up to 500 thousand pounds) (Successor - Perpetuity)


OneSearch DW

Overview

A key report in residential and commercial transactions, OneSearch DW is an essential part of the conveyancing process. It is imperative that you are able to tell your client: 

  • What is your client’s liability for the maintenance of drainage & water pipes?
  • Does their property connect to the public sewer?
  • How close to the property is the public sewer?

Key features

  • Added insurance policy to cover against unavailable data
  • Clear, uniform design similar to OneSearch Prime
  • New summary page, for ease of interpretation
  • Fixed fee, nationwide
  • Backed by £10 million Professional Indemnity Insurance

The report consists of two main sections: Drainage Enquiries and Water Enquiries.

Drainage Enquiries

  • Confirmation of sewerage undertaker Extract of public sewer map
  • Surface water connection
  • Adoption status
  • Drainage assets within boundary
  • Distance of public sewer to any building within the property
  • Foul Sewer Connection

Water Enquiries

  • Confirmation of water undertaker Map of waterworks
  • Mains water connection Adoption status
  • Water assets within boundary

The addition of insurance, from Stewart Title Ltd, means our search is now an even more comprehensive alternative to the CON29DW. The following questions will be insured:

  • Q2.4.1: Does the public sewer map indicate any pumping station or any other ancillary apparatus within the boundaries of the property?
  • Q2.5.1: Does the public sewer map indicate any public pumping station or any other ancillary apparatus within 50 meters of any buildings within the property?
  • Q2.8: Is the building which is or forms part of the property, at risk of internal folding due to overloaded public sewers?
  • Q2.9: Please state the distance from the property to the nearest boundary of the nearest sewage treatment works?
  • Q3.4: Is the property at risk of receiving low water pressure or flow?
  • Q4.5: Will the basis for charging for sewerage and water services at the property change as a consequence of a change of occupation?

This search is backed by a comprehensive PI policy, which will safeguard solicitors against any mistakes that may originate from water company datasets. It will also extend the same protection against the unlikely event of errors and omissions by OneSearch Direct. Security is further strengthened with the inclusion of 6 years run-off cover, which ensures that any relevant claims are still honoured.


OneSearch Direct subscribe to the Search Code, which is regulated and monitored by the Property Code Compliance Board (PCCB).

Estimated turnaround time: 5 - 10 days
Price (inc. VAT): £37.50

OneSearch Duo

Overview

OneSearch Duo is our two-part search, which returns most CON29 results within 24 hours. Part A: Alert allows you to make earlier enquiries on any issues that may be flagged up, before your Part B: Prime Regulated Local Search is returned in full.


Part A: Alert
Contains real-time Local Enquiries information captured by our in-house data team, usually returned within 24 hours.

  • Planning Decisions and Applications
  • Planning Designations and Proposals
  • Traffic, Road and Railway Schemes
  • Enforcement and Breach Notices
  • Conservation Areas
  • Land Acquisition

Part B: Prime
This is the full Regulated Local Search, which consists of enquiries obtained from the Local Authority.

  • Land Charges Summary
  • Building Regulations Approval
  • Roads and Highways
  • Backed by £10 Million PI Cover
  • Benefits from 6 years run off cover
  • Accepted by most Lenders

OneSearch Direct are currently the only company to hold a national database of most of the available CON29 data on every property in England and Wales. No other search provider has this unique dataset. Now that you can easily obtain most CON29 enquiries back within a day, and help move your client’s progress along in a way that was previously unheard of, the question is: Why wouldn’t you use OneSearch Duo?

 

Estimated turnaround time: Varies by council.
Price (inc. VAT): £85.00

OneSearch Insure - Buyer's Policy

Overview

Home Buyers Protection: Failed Residential Transaction Insurance

Moving house is an exciting time for clients. Make sure you protect them from unnecessary stress and expense, in the event of a transaction collapse. Home Buyers Protection: Failed Residential Transaction Insurance is an insurance policy for homebuyers wishing to protect their conveyancing fees and costs.

In an arrangement with leading insurance brokers Northcott Beaton and Hannover Re, homebuyers could be covered against an extensive list of events where a property purchase would fall through subject to policy terms and conditions.

Why do you need it?

Property transactions failing before completion is an ever-present issue, and can be attributed to many factors that have little or no correlation. This is why we suggest you (and your clients’) consider this policy in an effort to provide the highest level of protection against the widest variant of issues.


What’s Covered?

  • If the vendor withdraws the property from sale following receipt and acceptance of an alternative offer from another buyer of at least £1,000 more.
  • An adverse legal search, which is any entry which either prohibits, or is seriously detrimental to, a successfully completed transaction.
  • The mortgage lender’s valuation of the property being less than 90% of the sum you have offered.
  • Employers’ relocation not completing. Involuntary unemployment.
  • Death, unforeseen illness or bodily injury caused by a sudden or specific accident.
Estimated turnaround time: Approximately 1 day
Price (inc. IPT): £46.20

OneSearch Insure - Seller's Policy

Overview

Home Buyers Protection: Failed Residential Transaction Insurance

Moving house is an exciting time for clients. Make sure you protect them from unnecessary stress and expense, in the event of a transaction collapse. Home Buyers Protection: Failed Residential Transaction Insurance is an insurance policy for homebuyers wishing to protect their conveyancing fees and costs.

In an arrangement with leading insurance brokers Northcott Beaton and Hannover Re, homebuyers could be covered against an extensive list of events where a property purchase would fall through subject to policy terms and conditions.

Why do you need it?

Property transactions failing before completion is an ever-present issue, and can be attributed to many factors that have little or no correlation. This is why we suggest you (and your clients’) consider this policy in an effort to provide the highest level of protection against the widest variant of issues.


What’s Covered?

  • If the vendor withdraws the property from sale following receipt and acceptance of an alternative offer from another buyer of at least £1,000 more.
  • An adverse legal search, which is any entry which either prohibits, or is seriously detrimental to, a successfully completed transaction.
  • The mortgage lender’s valuation of the property being less than 90% of the sum you have offered.
  • Employers’ relocation not completing. Involuntary unemployment.
  • Death, unforeseen illness or bodily injury caused by a sudden or specific accident.
Estimated turnaround time: Approximately 1 day
Price (inc. IPT): £46.20

OneSearch NSR Chancel Insurance (up to 1 million pounds) (Successor - Perpetuity)

OneSearch NSR Chancel Insurance (up to £1million) (Successor – Perpetuity)

Estimated turnaround time: 3 - 5 days
Price (inc. VAT): £19.86

OneSearch NSR Chancel Insurance (up to 500 thousand pounds)

OneSearch NSR Chancel Insurance (up to 500 thousand pounds)

Estimated turnaround time: Approximately 1 day
Price (inc. VAT): £12.50

OneSearch Pledge

Overview

OneSearch Pledge is a warranty product, that if purchased along with your other search products from OneSearch, means we will reimburse your search costs up to a maximum of £300 if the purchase of your new property falls through as a consequence of any of the reasons listed below.


Reimbursement Reasons

You will be reimbursed for your searches if the seller withdraws from the transaction for any of the following reasons:

  • The seller is not entitled to sell the property to you.
  • The seller accepts a significantly higher offer (at least £1000 more) from another buyer, and you are unwilling to increase your offer.
  • Any other reason beyond your control.

We will also reimburse your search costs if you withdraw from the transaction for any of the following reasons:

  • The property is damaged during the period between offer and exchange of contracts, and the cost of repair would exceed 5% of the property value.
  • Your mortgage lender applies a retention of 5% or more of the accepted price.
  • Your mortgage lender’s survey or valuation identifies rectification work is required, and the cost of this work exceeds 5% of the sum you originally offered, or values the property at less than 90% of the accepted sale price.
  • An adverse result is returned from our searches to the serious detriment of the property value.
  • You, or anyone you are buying the property with, are given notice of redundancy or relocation, or are diagnosed with a terminal illness, or die.

Important Note

This is not an insurance product. It is a warranty add-on provided with a bundle of searches purchased from OneSearch Direct. Only products included in the same order as OneSearch Pledge will be covered under these terms, and to a maximum value of £300. The cost of purchasing OneSearch Pledge is not included in any reimbursement.


Please view sample for full conditions.

Estimated turnaround time: Approximately 1 day
Price (inc. VAT): £10.00

OneSearch Prime

Overview

Our Regulated (Personal) Local Authority Search is the flagship product to which we attribute our longstanding success.

An essential part of every conveyancing transaction, OneSearch Prime will identify and confirm particulars about a property, which could have an impact its enjoyment or value.

  • Regulated personal local search on an individual property
  • Combines Local Land Charges and CON29 Part 1 search
  • Fixed fee, nationwide
  • Accepted by the majority of UK lenders
  • Backed by £10 million Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority Compliant

 The search consists of:

  • A search of the Local Land Charges Register; and
  • Local Authority responses designed to mirror the questions on the Law Society’s form CON29 (Standard Enquiries of Local Authority) (known as “Local Search Enquiries”).

Why OneSearch Prime?

  • Quality – Our database methodology, stringent quality control checks and experienced staff ensures the quality of our reports.
  • Standard Format – Our Regulated Local Authority Search is presented in a clear and uniform format, regardless of Local Authority.
  • Summary Page – The first page of the report has a well-defined summary page, detailing the most essential matters of the report upfront. It also has colour coding for ease of reference.
  • Fixed Price – The price of our Regulated Local Authority Searches (OneSearch Prime) is the same fixed price nationwide, meaning that you can quote without having to refer to Local Authorities for individual prices.
  • Cost Effective – Regulated Searches are more cost effective than Official Local Authority Searches in the majority of cases.
  • Protection – Our Regulated Searches are backed by £10 Million PI cover for errors and omissions in the Local Authorities records.
  • Lenders – Our Regulated Searches are accepted by the majority of mortgage lenders in the UK. Less than 1% of smaller lenders do not accept Regulated Searches. In the unlikely event that this occurred, OneSearch Direct would swap your Regulated Search for a Local Authority Search. Please click here to find out which lenders accept personal searches.

OneSearch Direct subscribe to the Search Code, which is regulated and monitored by the Property Code Compliance Board (PCCB).


Official vs Regulated Local Searches: What’s the difference?

When it comes to personal search vs local authority search, there are key differences. Click here to view our comparison table.

Estimated turnaround time: Varies by council.
Price (inc. VAT): £78.00

OneSearch Prime Commercial

Overview

Our Commercial Regulated (Personal) Local Authority Search is the flagship product to which we attribute our longstanding success.

An essential part of every conveyancing transaction, OneSearch Prime will identify and confirm particulars about a property, which could have an impact its enjoyment or value.

  • Regulated personal local search on an individual property
  • Combines Local Land Charges and CON29 Part 1 search
  • Fixed fee, nationwide
  • Accepted by the majority of UK lenders
  • Backed by £10 million Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority Compliant

 The search consists of:

  • A search of the Local Land Charges Register; and
  • Local Authority responses designed to mirror the questions on the Law Society’s form CON29 Part 1 (Standard Enquiries of Local Authority) (known as “Local Search Enquiries”).

Why OneSearch Prime?

  • Quality – Our database methodology, stringent quality control checks and experienced staff ensures the quality of our reports.
  • Standard Format – Our Regulated Local Authority Search is presented in a clear and uniform format, regardless of Local Authority.
  • Summary Page – The first page of the report has a well-defined summary page, detailing the most essential matters of the report upfront. It also has colour coding for ease of reference.
  • Fixed Price – The price of our Regulated Local Authority Searches (OneSearch Prime) is the same fixed price nationwide, meaning that you can quote without having to refer to Local Authorities for individual prices.
  • Cost Effective – Regulated Searches are more cost effective than Official Local Authority Searches in the majority of cases.
  • Protection – Our Regulated Searches are backed by £10 Million PI cover for errors and omissions in the Local Authorities records.
  • Lenders – Our Regulated Searches are accepted by the majority of mortgage lenders in the UK. Less than 1% of smaller lenders do not accept Regulated Searches. In the unlikely event that this occurred, OneSearch Direct would swap your Regulated Search for a Local Authority Search. Please click here to find out which lenders accept personal searches.

OneSearch Direct subscribe to the Search Code, which is regulated and monitored by the Property Code Compliance Board (PCCB).


Official vs Regulated Local Searches: What’s the difference?

When it comes to personal search vs local authority search, there are key differences. Click here to view our comparison table.


Print & Post Search Results

A printed copy of your search results will be returned for each product in the basket (as well as the emailed copy) if you order this.

Estimated turnaround time: When ready
Price (inc. VAT): £10.00