Our reports

Each Home Risk Report is prepared by our team of search specialists and contains clear, concise and up-to-date information to help you make an informed decision.

Our reports will ensure you're armed with the right information, and could help you save time and money in the search for a new home.


Not sure where to start?

We recommend you start with the Instant Risk Screening and once you're happy to progress with a property, get yourself fully covered with the Environmental risk assessment.

Instant Risk Screening £10.00

An instant screening using datasets for existing properties that will immediately highlight the potential risk areas and identify the more detailed reports you may need based on its findings.

Instantly find out if the property has potential flood, stability, radon or transport risks associated with it (HS2 and Crossrail), energy (fracking, wind farms, etc.) or planning risks associated

This instant screening will be available in a matter of minutes once we receive your order.

Whats included:

  • Radon
  • Energy
  • Ground Stability
  • Planning Applications
  • Contaminated Land
  • Flooding
  • HS2 + Crossrail
  • And more!

If you purchase our Instant Risk Screening and later purchase our Environmental risk assessment you will receive a £5 discount on that order!

Environmental Risk Report £94.80

Our Environmental Risk Report is designed to give you full detailed findings on your chosen property to give you peace of mind.

This cost-effective Home Risk Report avoids the need to purchase separate individual reports. This is a comprehensive residential environmental risk assessment that offers all the latest information on contaminated land, all four major flood risks, ground stability, radon, current and planned energy features and transportation, and 10 years of planning data on a property.

As well as detailed findings on a given property, it gives clear guidance as to whether any further assessment is required. The report covers a 250-500m radius of the property and includes any past landfill or industrial use. This comprehensive information is drawn from data and historical maps held by the Environment Agency, the Coal Authority and the British Geological Society.

Whats included:

  • Radon
  • Energy
  • Ground Stability
  • Planning Applications
  • Contaminated Land
  • Flooding
  • HS2 + Crossrail
  • And more!

If you have previously purchased a Instant Risk Screening then you will receive a £5 discount on this product when you order it for the same address.

Other Reports

Once you receive your basic Instant Risk Screening report, any potential areas of concern will be highlighted. Or if you already know the area of risk for the property, you can order one or more of our risk related reports below:

Energy & Transportation £36.00(inc. VAT)

A comprehensive residential search of existing and planned energy and transport infrastructure.

Flood Risk Report £30.00(inc. VAT)

Around 5.9 million properties in England are at risk of flooding. This report identifies all forms of flooding risk in a given area.

Coal Mining £39.60(inc. VAT)

The Groundsure CON29M Official Coal Mining Search (residential and commercial) uses official Coal Authority data and answers all 11 questions (14 for commercial) requested in Law Society Guidance Notes (2018), and provides additional information on the Cheshire Brine Compensation area.

Planning Risk Report £28.80(inc. VAT)

A complete residential planning and neighbourhood assessment for the vicinity of a selected property to help you make an informed decision.

EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) £79.95

If you are thinking of selling your property, it is mandatory that you have an EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) before it is put on the market. They are required whenever a property is built, sold or rented out.

An EPC gives potential buyers and tenants an indication of the energy efficiency of a property using a scale from A-G, with ‘A’ rated homes being the most efficient. The certificate contains information about the typical energy costs and will recommend ways to reduce energy use to help make the property more efficient.


What do I do with the search reports?

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Speeds up conveyancing

These search reports will help you to speed up the buying or selling of a property.

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Talk to your solicitor/estate agent

If you are happy with the results of the reports and want to progress further with a property purchase or sale, you can take these to your solicitor who will be able to use them as part of the conveyancing process.

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Questions?

If you find any issues that you are worried about, please contact your estate agent, solicitor or conveyancing specialist who can advise you on the impact they could have to you and the property you have researched.