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LAPSO (Local Authority Property Searches Online)

The Business Issue
Need to sell more Official Searches?

The Solution
LAPSO (Local Authority Property Searches Online) is the online ordering portal specifically designed for Local Authorities to sell Official Searches.
Your customers such as solicitors can order online:
• at anytime of the day or weekend and
• order searches of any type from anywhere in England and Wales.
Your online customers can now include surveyors, domestic energy assessors, estate agents and even the general public. LAPSO is the branded one-stop shop, providing customers with the ease of use, convenience, and single point of ordering. LAPSO can also be used to convert postal orders to electronic by reducing the cost of the electronic search.

• Convert postal orders to electronic
• Regain solicitors who would prefer the Official Search
• Sell the Official Search and HIPs direct to members of the public
• Provide the one-stop shop. Local solicitors can order any searches for anywhere in England and Wales.

LAPSO is your branded one-stop shop. It promotes the Official Search and includes all the ancilliary searches such as Coal, Flood and Environmental. Only your own Searches are delivered to your Bluesoft Hub. All other searches are automatically routed to other Local Authorities or to the other report providers. The Bluesoft Hub is your alternative to the MDA/NLIS Hub. Notification of orders for the Official Search is by email as well as through the Hub. Within the Hub, you can complete the LLC1, upload CON29 attachments, and then combine them into a single pdf before transmitting to the customer. Documents can also be scanned and uploaded. As an extension to your website, LAPSO is externally hosted thus not requiring involvement from the ICT department. Branded with your logo and colours, LAPSO is easily identified as part of your powerful trusted Local Authority brand.

About Bluesoft
Bluesoft is an independent software consultancy, established in 1990, whose products are used widely in this market. Around a million properties have been processed through the Bluesoft websites and databases. These solutions have won many awards, including Europe’s premier software awards. Bluesoft products have been chosen by the BCS (British Computer Society) as CRM Winner and GIS Winner. The British Computer Society awards are the premier European recognition of excellence and innovation.

Regional Demonstrations
Bluesoft can provide demonstrations of LAPSO to groups of Local Authorities. Subsequently we can participate in combined seminars promoting this service to local solicitors, Estate Agents etc.
To request a demonstration, please contact us.


LAPSO Brochure for Local Authorities