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January 2020 Transaction Data

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

In January:

  • HM Land Registry completed more than 1,838,830 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 424,390

HM Land Registry completed 1,838,833 applications in January compared with 1,375,682 in December and 1,797,037 last January, of which:

  • 378,672 were applications for register updates compared with 310,299 in December
  • 961,842 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 652,772 in December
  • 217,323 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 207,679 in December
  • 21,940 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 17,402 in December

Applications by region and country

Region/country November applications December applications January applications
South East 404,786 313,823 424,390
Greater London 345,170 256,620 349,183
North West 206,020 156,919 212,480
South West 168,039 133,325 172,851
West Midlands 149,859 120,093 156,965
Yorkshire and the Humber 138,165 110,777 143,650
East Midlands 124,538 100,028 132,390
North 81,318 64,881 88,245
East Anglia 72,626 56,073 75,804
Isles of Scilly 52 97 39
Wales 81,224 62,968 82,752
England and Wales (not assigned) 87 78 84
Total 1,771,884 1,375,682 1,838,833


Top 5 local authority areas

Top 5 local authority areas November applications Top 5 local authority areas December applications Top 5 local authority areas January applications
Birmingham 26,875 Birmingham 20,979 Birmingham 27,664
City of Westminster 23,596 City of Westminster 18,088 City of Westminster 24,777
Leeds 21,303 Leeds 16,802 Leeds 21,771
Cornwall 17,648 Cornwall 14,106 Manchester 19,006
Manchester 16,777 Manchester 13,030 Cornwall 18,243


Top 5 customers

Top 5 customers November applications Top 5 customers December applications Top 5 customers January applications
Infotrack Limited 56,765 Enact 43,278 Infotrack Limited 60,745
Enact 54,094 Infotrack Limited 42,603 Enact 57,323
O’Neill Patient 31,687 O’Neill Patient 28,990 O’Neill Patient 37,864
WSP Management Services Ltd 23,169 Optima Legal Services 20,178 Optima Legal Services 24,113
Optima Legal Services 21,467 HBOS PLC Bank 16,755 My Home Move Limited 21,498


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Next publication

Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The February data will be published at 11am on Friday 20 March 2020.

 

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

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

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