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Find answers about Local Land Charges.

Here are some commonly asked questions and answers about land charge searches: 


Who owns the land or property I want to buy 

You will need to contact Land Registry to answer this question. 

Search for property information from Land Registry

The local water supplier 

In Torbay the water supplier is South West Water 

Can I pay my fees by debit or credit card 

No, unfortunately we don't have this facility at the moment. We are hoping to introduce this soon.  

Can I pay for a quicker search 

No. We carry out all searches on a first come, first served basis. 

Are you connected to national Land Information Services (NLIS) 

We are connected at level 3 and can send and return searches via 

Are you connected to TM Search Choice 

We are connected to this search. Conveyancers can order an official search from us. They receive the results direct to their desktop.