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PROTECTING BUYERS, SOLICITORS & LENDERS

Over ⅓ of our reports identify a high risk of development in close proximity to a property for sale.

Since 2012, the National Planning Policy Framework has weighted the planning process more in favour of the applicant to address the ongoing shortfall in housing supply.

Standard conveyancing searches do not analyse the location of a property for current development plans or potential for development in the future, but our reports do, and this is why they have such a high hit rate. Development is being green-lit all around us.

Solicitors, buyers and lenders are only accessing a fraction of the information available to them. This puts all parties at risk.

AM I AT RISK?

The only way to ensure that a location has been thoroughly analysed for all potential threats to its value is to commission a DevAssist report.

WHO ARE YOU?

SOLICITORS
BEWARE

BIRD & BIRD
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ORIENTFIELD HOLDINGS

“If a solicitor orders a search or planning report, even if not instructed to do so, he or she creates a duty upon themselves to consider its contents and report back to the client.”
Lady Justice Gloster

Bird & Bird loses negligence appeal over £26m property.

OUR REPORTS

Over ⅓ of our reports identify a high risk of development in close proximity to a property being purchased.

Standard conveyancing reports and searches do not fully analyse the location of a property for current development plans or the potential for development in the future.

We are the only analysts looking at the current and future risks of development.

If you’re buying, funding or representing clients buying properties and not using DevAssist, your money and Professional Indemnity are at risk.

WHICH DEVASSIST REPORT DO I NEED?

We offer a number of reports that cater for specific requirements when purchasing either residential or commercial property. We can also offer bespoke reports, please contact us to discuss.

DevAssess

DEVASSESS

DevAssess Premium Residential

DEVASSESS PREMIUM
RESIDENTIAL

DevAssess Premium Commercial

DEVASSESS PREMIUM
COMMERCIAL

DevCity

DEVCITY

DevProbate

DEVPROBATE

A snapshot of recent DevAssist reports exposing development risk and undisclosed development change already underway.

PLANNED AND CURRENT DEVELOPMENT CHANGES COMMONLY EXPOSED WITH DEVASSIST REPORTS

  • Greenbelt, farmland and community parkland development
  • Change of use developments

  • Road and access development affecting traffic volume, noise and long periods of roadworks

  • Neighbours’ extensions and building works which will impact a property’s light and views

Planned and current development changes
Planned and current development changes

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