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February 2019 Transaction Data

This data provides information about the number and types of applications that HM Land Registry completed in February 2019.

In February:

  • HM Land Registry completed more than 2,008,750 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 451,646

HM Land Registry completed 2,008,752 applications in February compared with 1,797,037 in January and 1,632,969 last February, of which:

  • 323,392 were applications for register updates compared with 398,058 in January
  • 1,163,091 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 909,149 in January
  • 183,033 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 212,934 in January
  • 22,644 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 23,040 in January

Applications by region and country

Region/country December applications    January applications    February applications
South East 289,089 412,262 451,646
Greater London 230,749 338,286 388,647
North West 145,147 203,371 231,694
South West 125,765 169,585 186,573
West Midlands 109,261 156,126 175,911
Yorkshire and the Humber 104,949 144,169 163,180
East Midlands 95,112 131,926 143,610
North 60,968 83,163 95,309
East Anglia 53,130 73,402 81,378
Isles of Scilly 69 48 39
Wales 59,740 84,618 90,670
England and Wales (not assigned)    52 81 95
Total 1,274,031 1,797,037 2,008,752

Top 5 local authority areas

Top 5 Local authority areas December applications Top 5 Local authority areas January applications Top 5 Local authority areas February applications
Birmingham 20,015 Birmingham 30,192 Birmingham 33,487
City of Westminster 15,677 City of Westminster 23,156 City of Westminster 30,300
Leeds 15,669 Leeds 21,625 Leeds 25,250
Cornwall 13,531 Cornwall 17,981 Manchester 20,697
Manchester 13,468 Manchester 17,818 Cornwall 19,904

Top 5 customers

Top 5 customers December applications Top 5 customers January applications Top 5 customers February applications
Enact 39,404 Enact 14,622 Enact 53,870
Infotrack Limited 25,145 Optima Legal services 8,994 Infotrack Limited 48,464
Optima Legal Services 21,820 O’Neill Patient 8,153 Optima Legal Services 29,665
O’Neill Patient 21,302 Infotrack Limited 7,454 O’Neill Patient 27,307
Eversheds Sutherland 14,877 My Home Move Limited 4,878 My Home Move Limited 21,110

Access the full dataset on data.gov.uk

Next publication

Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The March data will be published at 11am on Tuesday 23 April 2019.

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

Original article link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/february-2019-transaction-data

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