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January 2021 Transaction Data

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

  • HM Land Registry completed more than 1,635,591 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 387,517

HM Land Registry completed 1,635,591 applications in January compared with 1,431,694 in December and 1,838,833 last January 2020, of which:

  • 299,991 were applications for register updates compared with 272,475 in December
  • 870,631 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 718,867 in December
  • 204,003 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 221,840 in December

Applications by region and country

Region/country November applications December Applications January Applications
South East 409,245 337,929 387,517
Greater London 314,597 259,272 298,896
North West 191,689 166,638 184,916
South West 170,214 141,011 165,451
West Midlands 143,935 121,054 137,979
Yorkshire and the Humber 135,951 111,242 125,734
East Midlands 122,093 102,151 117,215
North 80,300 67,269 77,101
East Anglia 72,154 61,473 387,517
Isles of Scilly 43 53 60
Wales 69,930 63,541 71,420
England and Wales (not assigned)           86 61 82
Total 1,710,237 1,431,694 1,635,591

Top 5 local authority areas

January 2021 applications

Top 5 Local authority areas

January applications

Birmingham

23,223

Cornwall

20,849

City of Westminster

19,594

Leeds

18,684

Buckinghamshire

16,768

December 2020 applications

Top 5 local authority areas

December applications

Birmingham

21,069

City of Westminster

17,307

Leeds

17,137

Buckinghamshire

15,282

Cornwall

14,724

Top 5 customers

January 2021 applications

Top 5 Customers

January applications

Infotrack Limited

85,460

Enact

37,663

TM Group (UK) Ltd (Search Choice)

21,986

Optima Legal Services

21,269

O’Neill Patient

20,340

December 2020 applications

Top 5 customers

December applications

Infotrack Limited

80,703

Enact

32,972

TM Group (UK) Ltd (Search Choice)

24,696

Optima Legal Services

19,316

O’Neill Patient

18,654

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Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The February data will be published at 11am on Friday 19 March 2021.

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

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

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