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June 2017 Transaction Data

This data provides information about the number and types of applications that HM Land Registry completed in June 2017.

In June:

  • HM Land Registry completed more than 1,690,200 applications
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 394,377
  • Birmingham topped the table of applications by local authority area with 25,271

The Transaction Data shows HM Land Registry completed 1,690,237 applications from its customers in June.This included 1,662,267 applications by account holders, of which:

  • 383,626 were applications in respect of registered land (dealings);
  • 797,168 were applications to obtain an official copy of a register or title plan;
  • 226,776 were searches; and
  • 66,426 were transactions for value

Applications by region

Region Applications
South East 394,377
Greater London 323,890
North West 187,432
South West 165,596
West Midlands 142,460
Yorkshire and the Humber 129,804
East Midlands 119,667
Wales 78,050
North 75,872
East Anglia 72,983
Isles of Scilly 58
England & Wales (not Assigned) 48
Total 1,690,237

Top three local authority areas for applications

Local authority area Applications
Birmingham 25,271
City of Westminster 24,288
Leeds 19,368

Top three customers for transactions for value

Customer Transactions for value
My Home Move Limited 1,558
O’Neill Patient 785
Countrywide Property Lawyers 608

Top three customers for searches

Customer Searches
Enact 9,665
Breeze & Wyles 8,502
O’Neill Patient 8,470

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Notes to editors

  1. Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The July Transaction Data will be published at 11am on Monday 21 August 2017 at HM Land Registry Monthly Property Transaction Data.
  2. The monthly Transaction Data shows how many applications for first registrations, leases, transfers of part, dealings, official copies and searches lodged by HM Land Registry account customers were completed. For an explanation of the terms used, see abbreviations used in the transaction data.
  3. Transactions for value include freehold and leasehold sales.
  4. Most searches carried out by a solicitor or conveyancer are to protect the purchase and/or mortgage. For example, a search will give the buyer priority for an application to HM Land Registry to register the purchase of the property.
  5. As a government department established in 1862, executive agency and trading fund responsible to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, HM Land Registry keeps and maintains the Land Register for England and Wales. The Land Register has been open to public inspection since 1990.
  6. With the largest transactional database of its kind detailing more than 24 million titles, HM Land Registry underpins the economy by safeguarding ownership of many billions of pounds worth of property.
  7. For further information about HM Land Registry visit www.gov.uk/land-registry
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