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It is easy to fall in love with a property and let the heart rule the head, but you need to make sure any home will be a safe investment too

- Landmark Information launches service to help homeowners and buyers identify potential environmental risks relating to an individual property -

Landmark Information, the property, land and environmental data and technology company, has today launched Report Finder, which is a free-to-use online tool for consumers that highlights potential environmental risks relating to a property’s location.

By inputting a full property address, the portal searches Landmark’s extensive database for environmental risks and recommends reports that can then be purchased to investigate any highlighted risks in more detail.

The online portal searches for a range of environmental hazards such as whether the home is in a flood risk zone, if the area suffers from ground instability problems, such as subsidence or sinkholes, or whether the home is located in an area where radon is detected. It also identifies if any large-scale planning applications or energy or infrastructure projects are in the vicinity, which you may wish to investigate in more detail.

Rob Phillipson, Sales & Product Director at Landmark Information: “It is easy to fall in love with a property and let the heart rule the head, but you need to make sure any home will be a safe investment too. After all, property is likely to be the most expensive purchase you will ever make and so it pays to protect your investment with a few vital checks. Report Finder is a free-to-use online tool that lets you discover if there are potential environmental or other locational risks to a given property and points you in the right direction so you can investigate these further if necessary.”

The service assesses data from a wide range of sources and is provided by the team from Landmark Information, which provides over 900,000 due diligence reports every year in support of conveyancing transactions.

To access the Report Finder service, visit www.landmark.co.uk/report-finder.

For more information regarding Landmark Information, visit www.landmark.co.uk.

*Please note this tool is not for commercial use, nor should it be used in making a decision about whether to purchase a property. The results it highlights on the initial screen are a guide based on nearby potential environmental risks. The reports Landmark provides contain detailed information, but should be used along with the advice of a property professional.

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Notes to Editors:

About Landmark Information:
Landmark Information uses data and technology to help customers in the residential and commercial property industries streamline their operations and reduce risk. It combines complex property and environmental data into sophisticated risk models and solutions to enable customers to make smarter decisions, and build workflow solutions that allow customers to carry out tasks more efficiently and effectively.

Landmark has long-standing partnerships with customers in the mortgage lending, surveying and conveyancing markets, as well as in land acquisition, property development, estate agency and insurance. The business takes an entrepreneurial approach that fosters constant innovation, growth and talent development across the organisation. Landmark Information is headquartered in the UK and is part of Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT).

Visit http://www.landmark.co.uk/ or follow Landmark on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LandmarkUK

Editor’s Contact:
Peppa Sheridan, Peptalk Communications
01787 313822, peppa@peptalkpr.co.uk

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