Lawyers for Contract Report on Title

Our Contract Report Solicitors specialises in offering detailed and extensive information to assist you in making well-informed decisions. Their service has the potential to save you valuable time and money in the long term.

When entering into property transactions, particularly unconventional ones such as auctions or private arrangements, it is of utmost importance to ensure that you possess a thorough understanding of the property’s history and title status.

Failing to conduct comprehensive checks before entering into a purchase or option agreement can potentially lead to unforeseen issues and complications further down the line.


What is a Contract Report on Title? 

A Contract Report on Title is a vital document in the property purchase process that offers a detailed analysis of the legal status and historical background of the property title. This comprehensive report is crucial for both buyers and investors as it identifies any potential issues that could have an impact on the property’s ownership or value. 

The report, also referred to as a report on title, delves into various aspects such as ownership history, any outstanding liens or encumbrances, and legal restrictions, providing a thorough understanding of the property’s title status.


What Does a Contract Report Cover?

A Contract Report covers various crucial aspects to ensure that you have comprehensive information about the property you are interested in purchasing. This report offers a detailed analysis of the property’s legal and financial status, identifying any potential issues that may impact your investment. A typical Contract Report includes:

  • Title Deeds and Documentation
  • Ownership and Tenure
  • Property Boundaries
  • Planning Permissions and Building Regulations
  • Encumbrances and Restrictions
  • Easements and Rights of Way
  • Property Searches and Enquiries

A contract report provides a comprehensive overview of the property, helping you make an informed decision and safeguarding your investment. Our Contract Report Solicitors will take advice on any additional searches that may be beneficial and recommend further actions based on findings.


What are the Benefits of a Contract Report? 

A contract report offers numerous benefits that help safeguard your investment and ensure a smooth purchasing process. It can help identify potential legal and financial risks associated with the property by uncovering issues such as unresolved disputes or planning permission problems. A contract report can help you address these concerns before committing to the purchase, thus avoiding costly surprises later on.

Having a detailed contract report equips you with all the necessary information to make an informed decision by understanding the property’s legal status, the ownership history and any restrictions allows you to weigh the pros and cons effectively and choose the best course of action.

You can also gain leverage in negotiations with the seller with the knowledge of any issues or discrepancies that can provide grounds for renegotiating the purchase price or requesting the seller to resolve certain matters before completion. 

A contract report can also aid by identifying potential financial liabilities, such as outstanding charges or encumbrances. It can protect your investment, ensuring that the property is free from undisclosed debts or financial obligations gives you peace of mind regarding your purchase.

Our Contract Report Solicitors provide tailored advice based on the findings of the report. This bespoke guidance helps you understand the implications of any issues and recommends further actions or additional searches that may be beneficial, ensuring you are fully prepared for your property purchase.

How long does a Contract Report Take?

A contract report would usually take a few days to complete, our Contract Report Solicitors  would normally expect to order Searches within a few days of taking your instructions. The results usually only take a few days to come back to us and we would expect to report on those results within a few days of receiving them. Special dispatch may be available where necessary at an extra charge.

Our work will include:

  • Searches
  • Title investigation
  • Enquiries regarding the owner of the property
  • Consideration and advice on other searches and/or insurance that could be obtained at extra cost

For more information please do not hesitate to Contact Us.


How Much will it Cost? 

Your supplier is CLC-regulated Mounteney Conveyancers Ltd, that charges VAT some customers may be able to reclaim

Our work will be charged at a fixed fee of £600+ VAT = £720, you will also have to pay for the Search fees etc.

There is more about our fees on our website.

If you have any questions or require any further information, please don’t hesitate to Contact Us.

Contact our Contract Report Solicitors

If you are considering a property purchase and want to ensure you have all the necessary information before making a decision, our expert Contract Report Solicitors are here to help. 

At Mounteney Solicitors, we pride ourselves on providing thorough and reliable legal services tailored to your specific needs.

Our team of residential property solicitors will conduct comprehensive searches, investigate the title and identify any potential issues that could affect your investment. 

We are dedicated to offering both clear and actionable advice to help you navigate the complexities of property transactions with confidence.

Our Solicitors in Stockport have offices located in Bramhall, Cheadle and Heald Green. We regularly serve clients throughout the Stockport and Manchester area including Altrincham, Hazel Grove, Poynton, Wilmslow and Sale.