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February 2020 Transaction Data

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

In February:

  • HM Land Registry completed more than 1,780,070 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 413,018

HM Land Registry completed 1,780,074 applications in February compared with 1,838,833 in January and 2,008,752 last February, of which:

  • 337,363 were applications for register updates compared with 378,672 in January
  • 961,901 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 961,842 in January
  • 190,388 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 217,323 in January
  • 20,909 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 21,940 in January

Applications by region and country

Region/country December applications      January applications      February applications
South East 313,823 424,390 413,018
Greater London 256,620 349,183 336,448
North West 156,919 212,480 203,913
South West 133,325 172,851 168,719
West Midlands 120,093 156,965 150,978
Yorkshire and the Humber 110,777 143,650 138,435
East Midlands 100,028 132,390 129,431
North 64,881 88,245 85,503
East Anglia 56,073 75,804 72,331
Isles of Scilly 97 39 70
Wales 62,968 82,752 81144
England and Wales (not assigned)      78 84 84
Total 1,375,682 1,838,833 1,780,074

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 20,979 Birmingham 27,664 Birmingham 27,136
City of Westminster 18,088 City of Westminster 24,777 City of Westminster 24,756
Leeds 16,802 Leeds 21,771 Leeds 20,901
Cornwall 14,106 Manchester 19,006 Manchester 17,383
Manchester 13,030 Cornwall 18,243 Cornwall 17,356

Top 5 customers

Top 5 customers December applications Top 5 Customers January applications Top 5 Customers February applications
Enact 43,278 Infotrack Limited 60,745 Infotrack Limited 63,924
Infotrack Limited 42,603 Enact 57,323 Enact 59,342
O’Neill Patient 28,990 O’Neill Patient 37,864 O’Neill Patient 37,041
Optima Legal Services 20,178 Optima Legal Services 24,113 Optima Legal Services 23,601
HBOS PLC Bank 16,755 My Home Move Limited 21,498 The Mortgage Works (UK) plc 22,135

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Next publication

Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The March data will be published at 11am on Thursday 23 April 2020.

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

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

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