Risknet holds exclusive data on Earthquake damaged houses throughout Canterbury

Database Search

Database Search

Nervous about buying a house in Post-Quake Christchurch and wider Canterbury? 

Before you put pen to paper, or raise your hand at an auction, best you talk to Risknet and check our database. Your own lawyer will advise you to complete Due Diligence. Can you afford a future insurance nightmare? That is the reality if you buy a property with un-repaired damage.

Vital property information that others don’t have.

The Risknet exclusive Database contains information on thousands of houses with significant damage during the Canterbury earthquakes. These properties were classified as ‘written off’ by insurers. Would you buy a house without checking with us first?

Major organizations acknowledge the value of our services, including Christchurch City Council, MBIE, Realestate Authority (REA), Insurance Council (ICNZ) plus all of the due diligence defaults (banks,insurers and valuers).

Call 022 609 6026 or fill out the form below.

    What’s included in a Database search

    • Details about how the property was promoted for sale, the address as originally advertised and the sales agent.
    • We recommend you request a copy of the advertisement and/or property files if available. (jpg or pdf format)

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    All information sent to clients has been sourced from previously publicly available information and is not to be copied, reproduced or used for commercial purposes.

    We endeavor to provide our clients with the most up to date information, including relevant references to historical information on the property of interest, however, despite our best efforts over the years; some properties may not have been captured therefore we have a process around how to guide clients through a comprehensive due diligence investigation. We are constantly talking with Conveyancing lawyers so feel free to discuss options with us. Please refer to our terms and conditions on our main page.

    Risknet Limited and/or its subsidiaries endeavour to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information provided. please refer to our terms and condtions.