Local land charge searches
When you buy a house, your solicitor will make a search of the council's records to ensure there are no hidden surprises, such as motorways at the bottom of your garden or outstanding Notices requiring you to take action to remedy an earlier wrong doing.
Official local land charge searches
- Find out more about our official local authority searches
- Our fees and charges (Please note that there will be an increase to our fees on 1 April 2018)
Water searches, including sewers and drainage, are conducted by Severn Trent Water Ltd. Please note - the water company will levy a separate charge for this service.
Private search companies
Private search companies can book appointments to inspect the land charges register for up to four properties in Sandwell.
If you need help please refer to our user guide on how to use the appointment booking system.