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April 2020 Transaction Data

This data provides information about the number and types of applications that HM Land Registry completed in April 2020.

Please note this data shows what HM Land Registry has been able to process during the time period covered and is not necessarily a reflection of market activity.

In April:

  • HM Land Registry completed 865,970 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 207,028

HM Land Registry completed 865,970 applications in April compared with 1,584,273 in March and 1,682,690 last April 2019, of which:

  • 56,950 were applications for register updates compared with 256,062 in March
  • 531,638 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 880,501 in March
  • 141,626 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 196,807 in March
  • 2,330 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 15,411 in March

Applications by region and country

Region/country February applications March applications April applications
South East 413,018 367,175 207,028
Greater London 336,448 295,595 169,837
North West 203,913 184,461 99,425
South West 168,719 151,389 79,731
West Midlands 150,978 134,232 70,638
Yorkshire and the Humber 138,435 123,430 64,669
East Midlands 129,431 116,088 62,833
North 85,503 77,673 36,845
East Anglia 72,331 65,199 37,578
Isles of Scilly 70 42 20
Wales 81144 68,907 37,328
England and Wales (not assigned) 84 82 38
Total 1,780,074 1,584,273 865,970


Top 5 local authority areas

Top 5 Local authority areas February applications Top 5 Local authority areas March applications Top 5 Local authority areas April applications
Birmingham 27,136 Birmingham 24,469 City of Westminster 13,467
City of Westminster 24,756 City of Westminster 22,027 Birmingham 12,657
Leeds 20,901 Manchester 18,693 Leeds 10,168
Manchester 17,383 Leeds 18,229 Manchester 9,268
Cornwall 17,356 Cornwall 15,787 Cornwall 7,872


Top 5 customers

Top 5 Customers February applications Top 5 Customers March applications Top 5 Customers April applications
Infotrack Limited 63,924 Infotrack Limited 65,764 Infotrack Limited 35,427
Enact 59,342 Enact 50,955 Enact 30,347
O’Neill Patient 37,041 O’Neill Patient 35,297 O’Neill Patient 21,274
Optima Legal Services 23,601 Optima Legal Services 26,135 Optima Legal Services 13,954
The Mortgage Works (UK) plc 22,135 TM Group (UK) LTD (Search Choice) 20,444 Legal & General Surveying Services LTD 11,704


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Next publication

Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The May data will be published at 11am on Friday 19 June 2020.

 

Channel website: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/land-registry

Original article link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/april-2020-transaction-data

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