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August 2022 Transaction Data

This data provides information about the number and types of applications that HM Land Registry completed in August 2022.

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 1,926,510 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 445,874

HM Land Registry completed 1,926,517 applications in August compared with 1,894,807 in July and 1,659,680 last August 2021, of which:

  • 363,448 were applications for register updates compared with 370,643 in July
  • 1,025,643 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 993,000 in July
  • 249,582 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 240,387 in July
  • 18,238 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 17,425 in July

Applications by region and country

Region/country June applications July applications August applications
South East 433,271 444,212 445,874
Greater London 328,559 341,840 347,679
North West 210,768 217,498 229,211
South West 180,421 188,241 188,943
West Midlands 154,776 160,208 160,791
Yorkshire and the Humber 144,885 149,387 151,191
East Midlands 133,895 137,248 137,921
North 90,354 91,801 94,197
East Anglia 79,765 79,497 81,525
Isles of Scilly 36 48 38
Wales 82,294 84,723 89,027
England and Wales (not assigned) 94 104 120
Total 1,839,118 1,894,807 1,926,517

Top 5 local authority areas

August 2022 applications

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Top 5 local authority areas August applications
Birmingham 27,221
City of Westminster 22,644
Leeds 22,013
Buckinghamshire 20,379
Cornwall 20,236

July 2022 applications

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Top 5 local authority areas July applications
Birmingham 26,853
Leeds 22,345
City of Westminster 21,690
Cornwall 21,380
Buckinghamshire 19,376

Top 5 customers

August 2022 applications

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Top 5 customers August applications
Infotrack Limited 146,535
Enact 47,435
O’Neill Patient 30,317
Optima Legal Services 26,980
TM Group (UK) Ltd (Search Choice) 22,154

July 2022 applications

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Top 5 customers July applications
Infotrack Limited 144,859
Enact 50,228
O’Neill Patient 30,896
Optima Legal Services 27,872
TM Group (UK) Ltd (Search Choice) 22,853

Access the full dataset on our Use land and property data service.

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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 Friday 21 October 2022.

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

Original article link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/august-2022-transaction-data

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