October 2019 Transaction Data

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In October:

  • HM Land Registry completed more than 1,905,540 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 430,303

HM Land Registry completed 1,905,543 applications in October compared with 1,709,126 in September and 1,886,737 last October, of which:

  • 366,994 were applications for register updates compared with 331,200 in September
  • 1,002,470 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 878,321 in September
  • 235,846 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 226,243 in September
  • 19,840 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 19,042 in September

Applications by region and country

Region/country August applications September applications October applications
South East 395,716 387,778 430,303
Greater London 316,939 318,300 347,443
North West 196,381 194,171 227,567
South West 164,696 162,681 181,312
West Midlands 146,051 153,930 168,325
Yorkshire and the Humber 133,111 135,492 152,736
East Midlands 122,250 123,391 138,606
North 80,077 80,659 91,825
East Anglia 70,919 69,850 79,314
Isles of Scilly 47 39 53
Wales 80,560 82,754 87,964
England and Wales (not assigned) 80 81 95
Total 1,706,827 1,709,126 1,905,543

Top 5 local authority areas

Top 5 Local authority areas August applications Top 5 Local authority areas September applications Top 5 Local authority areas October applications
Birmingham 25,837 Birmingham 26,240 Birmingham 29,114
City of Westminster 23,128 City of Westminster 21,591 Leeds 23,865
Leeds 20,480 Leeds 20,085 City of Westminster 23,722
Cornwall 17,431 Cornwall 17,127 Manchester 22,792
Manchester 17,090 Manchester 16,350 Liverpool 19,602

Top 5 customers

Top 5 customers August applications Top 5 customers September applications Top 5 customers October applications
Enact 50,273 Infotrack Limited 54,412 Infotrack Limited 59,349
Infotrack Limited 48,655 Enact 51,421 Enact 59,062
O’Neill Patient 26,159 TM Group (UK) Ltd (Search Choice) 28,869 O’Neill Patient 31,592
TM Group (UK) Ltd (Search Choice) 21,361 O’Neill Patient 27,339 My Home Move Limited 20,505
Optima Legal Services 21,253 Optima Legal Services 21,524 HBOS PLC Bank 19,669

Access the full dataset on data.gov.uk

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Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The November data will be published at 11am on Friday 20 December 2019.

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