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Groundsure Homebuyers

Groundsure’s Homebuyers report has now been enhanced and improved. Based on Land Registry polygons, with new features, improved layout and design and clearer navigation improving workflow for solicitors.

Homebuyers reviews flood, contaminated land, ground stability and screens other environmental risks such as energy, transportation and planning to provide comprehensive environmental checks for a residential property.

Improvements include:

  • Flood risk assessment now includes new 5m groundwater data, in addition to all other flooding sources.
  • Uses Land Registry polygons – providing a higher level of accuracy
  • Improved format and workflow
  • Fewer pages (up to 70% less), reduced printing and postage costs
  • Includes only relevant data - no blank maps or excessive data
  • Clear and practical next steps and recommendations in plain English jargon free explanation, 70% fewer pages

This all means that on average you/your clients will spend on average 10 minutes less on each report, keeping your transactions moving.

Key Facts:

  • An environmental search report combining flood, contaminated land, ground stability, radon and other risks such as energy, transportation and planning.
  • Flood risk assessment now includes new 5m groundwater data, in addition to all other flooding sources.
  • Enhanced transportation summary – provides detail on HS2 (route, safeguarding, stations & depots); Crossrail 1 (route, stations, worksites); Railways (active railways, stations)
  • Enhanced screening on planning applications • Enhanced visual and cultural designations – e.g. building conservation areas, listed buildings
  • Fewer pages with clearer information (up to 70% fewer pages when compared to the old version) means:
  • Time savings of, on average, 10 minutes per report with our research showing that some customers expect a saving of up to 30 minutes per report
  • Reduced printing and postage costs
  • Smaller file sizes - Homebuyers has a file size that is up to 50% smaller than Homebuyers
  • Only the relevant data - no blank maps or pages, less words, more facts.

Homebuyers has an intuitive layout, and design, clearer navigation, and colour coded risk ratings with a pass/next steps indicator on the first page of the report meaning:

  • Quick interpretation, you can get to the information you and your clients need faster
  • Risks are identified clearly and easily - enabling faster and smarter decisions
  • Land Registry polygons are used - improving the accuracy of site plans, this is superior to the original Homebuyers report which is point based.
  • The site boundary is overlaid onto MasterMap, the most detailed, up-to-date and comprehensive map data available in the UK.
  • Easy to understand, with all text written in plain English and without jargon. This makes the report easier to read and the homebuyers themselves can understand the report. With clear recommendations and next steps outlined
  • Enhanced view on potential and planned energy installations and transport infrastructure
  • Uses Groundsure’s Historical Land Use Database – one of the most comprehensive resources available
  • The most accurate database for storage tanks, energy features and military installations
  • Pre & post-sales support from 30+ in-house qualified environmental professionals

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