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March 2019 Transaction Data

This data provides information about the number and types of applications that HM Land Registry completed in March 2019.

In March:

  • HM Land Registry completed more than 1,744,140 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 394,377

HM Land Registry completed 1,744,141 applications in March compared with 2,008,752 in February and 1,688,244 last March, of which:

  • 339,014 were applications for register updates compared with 323,392 in February
  • 914,549 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 1,163,091 in February
  • 207,099 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 183,033 in February
  • 20,364 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 22,644 in February

Applications by region and country

Region/country January applications February applications March applications
South East 412,262 451,646 394,377
Greater London 338,286 388,647 323,612
North West 203,371 231,694 207,148
South West 169,585 186,573 167,025
West Midlands 156,126 175,911 147,646
Yorkshire and the Humber 144,169 163,180 139,817
East Midlands 131,926 143,610 123,991
North 83,163 95,309 87,349
East Anglia 73,402 81,378 71,766
Isles of Scilly 48 39 52
Wales 84,618 90,670 81,275
England and Wales (not assigned) 81 95 83
Total 1,797,037 2,008,752 1,744,141


Top 5 local authority areas

Top 5 Local authority areas January applications Top 5 Local authority areas February applications Top 5 Local authority areas March applications
Birmingham 30,192 Birmingham 33,487 Birmingham 27,727
City of Westminster 23,156 City of Westminster 30,300 City of Westminster 24,089
Leeds 21,625 Leeds 25,250 Leeds 22,015
Cornwall 17,981 Manchester 20,697 Manchester 17,248
Manchester 17,818 Cornwall 19,904 Cornwall 17,232


Top 5 customers

Top 5 customers January applications Top 5 customers February applications Top 5 customers March applications
Enact 14,622 Enact 53,870 Enact 47,766
Optima Legal services 8,994 Infotrack Limited 48,464 Infotrack limited 43,725
O’Neill Patient 8,153 Optima Legal Services 29,665 Optima legal services 24,430
Infotrack Limited 7,454 O’Neill Patient 27,307 O’Neill Patient 24,345
My Home Move Limited 4,878 My Home Move Limited 21,110 My Home Move Limited 19,723


Access the full dataset on data.gov.uk

Next publication

Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The April data will be published at 11am on Wednesday 22 May 2019.

 

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

Original article link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/march-2019-transaction-data

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