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Take control of your search provision today

Become a franchise owner

A comprehensive franchise package for you

  • We will provide you with full training, comprising of on site instruction with a skilled and experienced member of our staff, as well as office based seminars to enable you to carry out local searches.
  • Procedural guidance which will be updated, in view of any new procedures in legislation.
  • Assistance to ensure you comply with search code regulations.
  • Access to fully experienced and friendly staff to provide ongoing support.
  • Regular visits from a member of our team to help with any queries or procedural problems you may have.
  • We provide national coverage through reciprocal arrangements with other Franchisees.
  • The ability to provide a wide range of property searches making you an invaluable resource to your client
  • Software systems – our specially designed systems allow your search agents to produce searches quickly and efficiently and deal with billing and recording of information.
  • Debt collection service.
  • Provision of standard documents.
  • Centralised marketing support.
  • Centrally organised professional indemnity insurance and a run off insurance scheme.
  • Centrally organised search insurance.
  • Corporate branded literature and stationery provided at cost.

Your benefits

  • Realistic initial franchise fee and reasonable ongoing service fee.
  • Potential to earn a significant new income.
  • Having full control of your own personal search business.
  • Low overheads.
  • Premises not required as agents can work from home.
  • Limited equipment required.

What is the five step proces?

Once you have signed your franchise agreement and recruited your 'Local Search Agent'



NSS train your person over a 5 week period.



As an Estate Agent you gain commitment. As a law firm you form franchise partners.



NSS monitor and review all searches produced by the 'Agent'.



NSS process additional searches including Environmental, Water & Drainage, Mining etc.



NSS deal with all fee earner enquiries with ongoing searches.

Your Searches - Your Way

Delivering the very best for your clients

Local Authority Searches

One of the most essential searches. We have built established relationships to help ensure your Regulated Local Authority Searches provide all the information you need and in a timely manner too.

Drainage & Water Searches

A standard search report for conveyancers, NSS gives you the power offering both Official and Regulated drainage and water searches for England and Wales.

Environmental Searches

An environmental report is an essential part of the conveyancing process, NSS provides full and comprehensive environmental searches allowing you to inform your clients of all they need to know prior to purchase.

Mining Reports

Required when you are dealing with a property or piece of land in an area affected by mining. Should there be a risk, be it stability or environmental from past, present or future mining activities, our searches will keep you informed.