SI Professional Investor Tip of the Year! Property Alerts

15th October 2019 Investor News

HM Land Registry Property Alert is an award-winning free property monitoring service aimed at anyone who feels a registered property could be at risk from fraud.

 

Why use this free service?

This service is offered by HM Land Registry, so that landlords may keep a check on their properties to see if anything changes to the Title Registry or if any searches take place by lenders or 3rd parties. It’s an amazing tool, allowing you to monitor your assets at all times! REGISTER NOW

Guidance from HM Land Registry:

  • The property you want to monitor must be situated in England or Wales and registered with HM Land Registry
  • You must create a Property Alert account to use the service
  • The property you want to monitor must be situated in England or Wales and registered with HM Land Registry
  • You must create a Property Alert account to use the service
  • You will receive an HM Land Registry email (please check spam inbox) to enable you to verify your email details
  • You must then sign in to your account to add a property
  • Email alerts are sent when official searches and applications are received against a monitored property
  • If you receive an alert about activity that seems suspicious you should take swift action. The alert email will signpost you to who to contact.
  • You don’t have to own a property to set up an alert
  • The same property can be monitored by different people.
  • The property, especially flats/apartments, can be registered with two titles. Blocks of flats are often owned by companies (Freehold), and the person owning the individual flat (Leasehold). When registering for this service please choose Leasehold title for individual flats/apartments.
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