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August 2020 Transaction Data

This data provides information about the number and types of applications that HM Land Registry completed in August 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 August:

  • HM Land Registry completed more than 1,504,790 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 355,163

HM Land Registry completed 1,504,791 applications in August compared with 1,657,858 in July and 1,706,827 last August 2019, of which:

  • 252,341 were applications for register updates compared with 308,354 in July
  • 827,717 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 901,394 in July
  • 165,844 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 178,667 in July
  • 16,239 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 15,994 in July

Applications by region and country

Region/country June applications July applications August applications
South East 335,601 391,389 355,163
Greater London 267,940 309,499 275,735
North West 163,854 189,194 170,636
South West 138,215 161,018 149,120
West Midlands 121,146 140,436 124,753
Yorkshire and the Humber 112,525 128,112 116,805
East Midlands 106,257 121,081 112,849
North 68,061 78,638 69,766
East Anglia 60,465 69,351 64,781
Isles of Scilly 22 36 39
Wales 57,440 69,002 65,061
England and Wales (not assigned) 72 102 83
Total 1,431,598 1,657,858 1,504,791


Top 5 local authority areas

Top 5 local authority areas June applications Top 5 local authority areas July applications Top 5 local authority areas August applications
Birmingham 20,852 Birmingham 25,035 Birmingham 21,501
City of Westminster 20,662 City of Westminster 22,645 City of Westminster 19,537
Leeds 17,181 Leeds 19,711 Leeds 17,124
Manchester 14,305 Cornwall 17,426 Cornwall 16,552
Cornwall 14,049 Manchester 16,620 Wandsworth 14,990


Top 5 customers

Top 5 customers June applications Top 5 customers July applications Top 5 customers August applications
Infotrack Limited 58,135 Infotrack Limited 77,541 Infotrack Limited 78,310
Enact 45,351 Enact 50,658 Enact 36,324
O’Neill Patient 34,710 O’Neill Patient 38,013 O’Neill Patient 26,686
Optima Legal Services 20,832 Optima Legal Services 24,677 Agent Software Limited 18,919
My Home Move Limited 19,686 My Home Move Limited 22,325 My Home Move Limited 18,674

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Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The September data will be published at 11am on Wednesday 21 October 2020.

 

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

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

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