Please allow 20-30 minutes to complete this important form. We have made it as straightforward as possible for you!
This form is completed by the seller to supply detailed information and documents which may
be relied upon for the conveyancing process. It is important that sellers and buyers read the
“Seller” means all sellers together if the property is owned by more than
“Buyer” means all buyers together if the property is being bought by
more than one person.
“Property” includes all the buildings and land within the boundaries.
Instructions to the Seller
- Answers should be prepared by the person or persons who are
named as owner on the deeds or Land Registry title or by the
owner’s legal representative(s) if selling under a power of attorney
or grant of representation. If there is more than one seller, you
should prepare the answers together or, if only one seller prepares
the form, the other(s) should check the answers given and all
sellers should sign the form.
- If you do not know the answer to any question, you must say so. If
you are unsure of the meaning of any questions or answers, please
ask your conveyancer. Completing this form is not mandatory, but
omissions or delay in providing some information may delay the
- If you later become aware of any information which would alter any
replies you have given, you must inform your conveyancer
immediately. This is as important as giving the right answers in the
first place. Do not change any arrangements concerning the
property with anyone (such as a tenant or a neighbour) without first
consulting your conveyancer.
- It is very important that your answers are accurate. If you give
incorrect or incomplete information to the buyer (on this form or
otherwise in writing or in conversation, whether through your estate
agent or conveyancer or directly to the buyer), the buyer may make a claim for compensation from you or refuse to complete the purchase.
- You should answer the questions based upon information known to
you (or, in the case of legal representatives, you or the owner).
You are not expected to have expert knowledge of legal or
technical matters, or matters that occurred prior to your ownership
of the property.
- Please give your conveyancer any letters, agreements or other
papers which help answer the questions. If you are aware of any
which you are not supplying with the answers, tell your
conveyancer. If you do not have any documentation you may need
to obtain copies at your own expense. Also pass to your
conveyancer any notices you have received concerning the
property and any which arrive at any time before completion of the
Instructions to the Buyer
- If the seller gives you, separately from this form, any information
concerning the property (in writing or in conversation, whether
through an estate agent or solicitor or directly to you) on which you
wish to rely when buying the property, you should tell your
- You are entitled to rely on the replies given to enquiries but in relation
to the physical condition of the property, the replies should not be
treated as a substitute for undertaking your own survey or making
your own independent enquiries, which you are recommended to do.
- The seller is only obliged to give answers based on their own
information. They may not have knowledge of legal or technical
matters. You should not expect the seller to have knowledge of, or
give information about, matters prior to their ownership of the