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August 2021 Transaction Data

This data provides information about the number and types of applications that HM Land Registry completed in August 2021.

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 1,659,600 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 383,237

HM Land Registry completed 1,659,680 applications in August compared with 1,802,037 in July and 1,657,858 last August 2020, of which:

  • 295,540 were applications for register updates compared with 330,434 in July
  • 886,226 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 973,204 in July
  • 224,582 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 216,203 in July
  • 15,465 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 17,207 in July

Applications by region and country

Region/country June applications July applications August applications
South East 461,380 419,988 383,237
Greater London 360,836 323,772 292,204
North West 217,869 205,529 196,939
South West 191,804 179,015 162,228
West Midlands 162,245 152,818 141,022
Yorkshire and the Humber 149,885 141,689 133,245
East Midlands 139,228 130,392 119,935
North 91,406 88,118 83,033
East Anglia 82,177 76,628 70,143
Isles of Scilly 59 68 47
Wales 87,928 83,927 77,548
England and Wales (not assigned) 76 93 99
Total 1,944,893 1,802,037 1,659,680

Top 5 local authority areas

August 2021 applications

Top 5 local authority areas August applications
Birmingham 24,853
Leeds 19,956
City of Westminster 18,865
Cornwall 17,585
Buckinghamshire 16,215

July 2021 applications

Top 5 local authority areas July applications
Birmingham 26,267
Leeds 21,718
City of Westminster 20,615
Cornwall 20,586
Buckinghamshire 19,066

Top 5 customers

August 2021 applications

Top 5 customers August applications
Infotrack Limited 105,872
Enact 38,374
O’Neill Patient 26,291
Optima Legal Services 21,796
TM Group (UK) Ltd (Search Choice) 21,751

July 2021 applications

Top 5 customers July applications
Infotrack Limited 119,308
Enact 41,537
O’Neill Patient 23,356
TM Group (UK) Ltd (Search Choice) 22,820
Optima Legal Services 21,118

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Next publication

Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The September data will be published at 11am on Thursday 21 October 2021.

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

Original article link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/august-2021-transaction-data

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