Ground Stability more commonly known as subsidence happens because of natural or man-made hazards, or previous mineral extraction within the vicinity of your potential property.
Note: Subsidence can be a serious issue for homebuyers, with clay soils alone implicated in £3bn insurance claims over the last 10 years.
Climate change is having an undeniable impact on soil conditions which can cause landslides, fissures and shrinkage, all of which can impact the foundations of your property. Subsidence could seriously impact on the insurability of the property in the future; we recommend our Avista Environmental Risk Report is undertaken ahead of the purchase. It’s the smart, simple way to be certain.