Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Buying in the Wrong Area

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Buying in the Wrong Area

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Northumbrian Water Property Solutions is the region's leading provider of a wide range of conveyancing searches to compliment the conveyancing process.

As most of us are aware, purchasing a property can be a hazardous business. The same question is asked by everyone, from residential house hunters searching for an ideal home to those undertaking a commercial venture, and that question is: How can I be sure I am making the right choice?

When deciding whether or not to purchase a property, it is vital to consider not only the property itself but also the surrounding area. In other words, it is crucial to look at the state of the local environment as a whole and this is best undertaken by those with a professional understanding of the problems.

Yet it is not just the property purchaser who is exposed to risk when acquiring real estate. In our increasingly litigious age, the conveyancer is also in danger if their help and advice falls short of acceptable standards.

To put it another way, every property purchaser will rely on the advice and expertise of their conveyancing professional to help them make the right choice. Such reliance lies at the heart of every conveyance and, consequently, clients will expect that any searches ordered by their legal representative are comprehensive searches that offer the best and most accurate information available. That's where Northumbrian Water Property Solutions can help.

Its comprehensive range of searches can minimise the risk for property purchasers and their legal representatives, providing peace of mind for client and conveyancer alike.

The portfolio of search services is designed to address every reasonable concern your clients may have.

The range of searches include:

The Law Society recommends conveyancers should obtain a CON29DW in every property transaction. CON29DW is a report providing official information on sewer connection status, water supply, charging arrangements, water quality and risk from flooding from overloaded public sewers. …

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