/ Required Items
Home Information Pack must include:
local land charges register relating to the property being sold. If the
search is carried out by the local authority, an official search certificate
will be provided. Alternatively a personal search company can be used.
records held by the local authority on matters of interest to buyers, such
as planning decisions and road building proposals. These are referred to as
local enquiries in the Home Information Pack regulations. A local authority
or a personal search company can be used.
provision of drainage and water services to the property. The local water
company or a personal search company can be used.
documents prove that the seller owns the property and therefore has the right to
sell it. Where the property being sold is registered, certain documents that are
available on request from the Land Registry must be included in the Pack. These
provide an up-to-date official record of who owns the land, and consist of:
copies of the individual register (made up of a property register,
proprietorship register and, typically, a charges register)
official copy of the title plan
sales of unregistered land, the Pack must include copies of a certificate of an
official search of the index map (obtained from the Land Registry), and those
documents that the seller intends to rely on to provide evidence of title to the
property, and thus the right to sell it.