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July 2020 Transaction Data

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

In July:

  • HM Land Registry completed more than 1,657,850 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 391,389

HM Land Registry completed 1,657,858 applications in July compared with 1,431,598 in June and 1,898,280 last July 2019, of which:

  • 308,354 were applications for register updates compared with 309,329 in June
  • 901,394 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 763,301 in June
  • 178,667 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 160,007 in June
  • 15,994 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 15,665 in June

Applications by region and country

Region/country May applications June applications July applications
South East  218,337 335,601 391,389
Greater London  186,442 267,940 309,499
North West  103,848 163,854 189,194
South West  86,804 138,215 161,018
West Midlands  77,657 121,146 140,436
Yorkshire and the Humber  72,103 112,525 128,112
East Midlands  66,259 106,257 121,081
North  43,951 68,061 78,638
East Anglia 38,189 60,465 69,351
Isles of Scilly  23 22 36
Wales  40,735 57,440 69,002
England and Wales (not assigned)  32 72 102
Total 934,380 1,431,598 1,657,858

Top 5 local authority areas

Top 5 local authority areas May applications Top 5 local authority areas June applications Top 5 local authority areas July applications
City of Westminster 14,252 Birmingham 20,852 Birmingham 25,035
Birmingham 14,002 City of Westminster 20,662 City of Westminster 22,645
Leeds 10,811 Leeds 17,181 Leeds 19,711
Cornwall 9,223 Manchester 14,305 Cornwall 17,426
Wandsworth 8,716 Cornwall 14,049 Manchester 16,620

Top 5 customers

Top 5 customers May applications Top 5 customers June applications Top 5 customers July applications
Enact 39,424 Infotrack Limited 58,135 Infotrack Limited 77,541
Infotrack Limited 30,487 Enact 45,351 Enact 50,658
O’Neill Patient 20,092 O’Neill Patient 34,710 O’Neill Patient 38,013
Optima Legal Services 13,632 Optima Legal Services 20,832 Optima Legal Services 24,677
Land Technologies Ltd 10,339 My Home Move Limited 19,686 My Home Move Limited 22,325

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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.

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Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The August data will be published at 11am on Monday 21 September 2020.

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

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

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