Legal Indemnity Insurance policies for issue by solicitors and conveyancers

Standard Conveyancing Searches (Lender Only)

The Standard Conveyancing Searches – Lender Only combined policy provides cover for the mortgage lender when they are prepared to lend against a single residential and/or commercial property based within England and Wales which the property owner already owns, without the following formal searches in respect of:

  • Local land charges
  • Information held by the Local Authority
  • Mining
  • Water or sewerage services to the property
  • Environmental search
  • Chancel search

The property must have been occupied throughout the period of 12 months immediately before the date on which cover commenced.

The policy does not cover the buyer or owner of the property.

This policy is available using our Online or Bespoke service.

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Key Features and Benefits

If, after the date this policy commences, any adverse matter is discovered which would have been revealed by a search had it been carried out on the date of the mortgage advance, the policy provides cover for the following, up to your selected limit of indemnity:

  • The amount of any financial charges registered against the property
  • The reduction in the market value of the property

The policy does not provide cover for any matter of which the mortgage lender was aware at the date the cover commences

The policy does not cover contamination caused by radio-active substances or materials.

The policy does not provide cover for the owner of the property, except for the named lender when in possession.

The policy remains in force from its commencement date for the duration of the mortgage advance.


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